Fed Chief Eyes Bigger Supervision Role

Sloan, Steven
October 2008
Money Management Executive;10/20/2008, Vol. 16 Issue 40, p1
The article reports on the claims of Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke that the role of banking supervision at the central bank in the U.S. should be examined. Bernanke believes that the central bank has a role to play in constraining excessive leverage, excessive risk taking and other elements that lead to economic bubbles. He emphasized that he did not want a banking system dominated by massive institutions.


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