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- Getting the banks into balance. Sass, Steven // Regional Review;Fall91, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on proposals that aim to reduce the likelihood and severity of future bank failures. Cuts in risks to portfolios; Addition of more capital to balance sheets; Diversifying of risk. INSETS: The birth of the banks.;A slippery business.;Why government bothers..
- Don't let banks repeat the mistakes of S&Ls. Nadler, Paul S. // American Banker;4/27/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 80, p17
Opinion. Argues for expansion of bank powers to avoid the mistakes committed by the savings and loan associations in the 1970s and 1980s. Thrifts' lack of power to serve other needs when their basic role as collectors of savings and providers of home loans became untenable; Entry of nonbank...
- Open-Bank Aid? That's Hardly a 'Shore' Thing. Barba, Robert // American Banker;8/13/2010, Vol. 175 Issue F331, p12
The article focuses on a financial problem at ShoreBank Corp. and the reasons why the company is trying to get a so-called open-bank deal that will be accepted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
- To seek safeguards. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;4/3/95, Vol. 6 Issue 24, FOCUS Magazine p15
Reports on the Chicago Board of Trade's announcement that it will seek global safeguards to protect international futures and options investors from financial disasters such as the Barings investment bank failure.
- Failure Reports Urge Updated Methods. Blackwell, Rob // American Banker;2/8/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 27, p4
Reports on the necessity and significance of the changes to prompt-corrective-action requirements after the savings and loan crisis. Need for additional legislations for the prevention of bank failures; Strategies for the improvement in the requirements; Statistics on the cost borne by four...
- Risk Is the Problem, Not Capital Levels. Kahr, Andrew // American Banker;3/15/2011, Vol. 176 Issue 40, p8
The article presents the author's opinion on how to reduce anticipated bank failures, focusing on the reduction of risk and increase of capital. Topics discussed include the proposition of Basel III international banking regulations, limitations on money fund assets, and capital requirements.
- Capital Briefs. // American Banker;12/16/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 240, p2
Presents the views of Ellen Seidman, Director of the United States Office of Thrift Supervision, that the power of federal regulators to seize troubled banks and thrifts is insufficient to prevent failures and deposit insurance fraud losses like those of the late 1990s. Claims that prompt...
- Bank liquidity management, prudential regulation, and monetary and exchange rate policy: a re-appraisal of the liquid asset requirement. // Money Affairs;Jul-Dec1999, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p109
In this article, the author argues that trends in liquidity management of banks are optimal considering the risks and commercial banks' limited capacity to manage that risk. According to the author, management of elements of liquidity risks and the implementation of monetary policy are necessary...
- EU Officials Recommend Bank Oversight Transfer. // American Banker;6/27/2012, Vol. 177 Issue 99, p5
The article discusses an European Union report that recommends euro-zone countries' banking oversight should be transferred from the European Banking Authority to a regulatory agency like the European Central Bank in return for bailouts and to reduce the risk of bank failures.