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Small Business Exporters Fearing Credit Crunch

19:25 06 November in Blog
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Congress made a decision to temporarily extend the Export-Import Bank. However, the decision is affecting business owners who depend on the credit agency. The agency decreases their risks when they export items.   The charter was extended by Congress until the middle of 2015. The extended time...

Promising Numbers Mask True Problems for Big Banks

19:38 30 October in Blog
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A recently released report on the economic conditions and earnings of big banks seem to paint a picture of stability. However, a more plausible interpretation would attribute it to stagnation and the difficulties that lie ahead. Overall, investors see a rather unimpressive rate of return...

Lawmakers Continue to Turn Up The Heat On Big Banks

20:49 16 October in Blog
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In a recent hearing before the Senate Banking Committee, lawmakers continue to call for increased regulatory reform from regulators in an effort to reduce the risk big banks pose to the U.S. financial system.    A distinction was made between large banks and other financial institutions....

Citigroup, Other Big Banks Pass Midterm Stress Test

17:28 14 October in Blog
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The nation's largest banks continue to prepare for exams to be conducted by the Federal Reserve next year. These exams are to determine whether they have the financial strength to handle a severe downturn akin to the 2008 financial crisis. Under the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial law,...

Regulators Rethink ‘Too Big to Fail’

19:18 03 October in Blog
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"Too Big to Fail Banks" (TBTF) has a nice ring to it if you are a banker, but many struggling citizens are demanding tougher regulations on the members of the Federal Reserve System (FED). The United States is considering increasing the surcharge for being part...

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