Fed Fires Warning Shot at Leveraged Loans

Colter, Allison Bisbey
June 2011
High Yield Report;6/6/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p10
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Reserve is keeping a close watch to asset prices that can be threats to the financial stability. The agency's move is in reaction to criticisms over its failure to prevent the housing market crisis. In her speech in Tokyo, Japan, Federal Reserve vice chairman Janet Yellen identified leveraged loans as one of the markets being monitored by the central bank. The article discusses the aspects of the leveraged loan market that the agency is monitoring.


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