Solid Big Bank Earnings May Serve as Reform Catalyst; Congress Bids Bernanke Adieu

Skowronski, Jeanine
August 2013
American Banker;8/16/2013, Vol. 178 Issue F332, p30
Trade Publication
News briefs on the banking industry, most first published in other periodicals, are presented. Articles on the possibility that increased profits of large U.S. banks could lead to stricter regulations are discussed. The likelihood U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke will not return for another term of office is examined. A blog post on the Website of the newspaper "Financial Times" on research on the shadow banking system is discussed.


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