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Bank Capital and Stress Testing

  • Regulatory Change and Monetary Policy

    Bill Nelson

    Shifting money market relationships and reduced arbitrage have raised volatility at times and have led to greater involvement of the Federal Reserve in financial markets.

  • Calibrating Capital

    Thomas F Huertas

    Banks say regulators demand too much capital. Critics say that banks have too little. Some contend that banks have about enough, thanks to regulatory reform. Who’s right?

  • The Resurgence of Debt as Capital

    Oliver Ireland, Anna Pinedo, and Jeremy Jennings-Mares

    Debt, scorned as a part of the capital structure of a banking organization by the Collins Amendment, has the potential to be cost efficient, absorb losses, and foster market discipline. It is staging a comeback both in the United States and abroad.