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More on Fed stress tests: The previously discussed conditions are what's known as the "Severely...

More on Fed stress tests: The previously discussed conditions are what's known as the "Severely Adverse Scenario." There's also the "Adverse Scenario" and the "Baseline." The 19 largest banks under review are far better capitalized than 3 years ago, carrying nearly double the buffer (on roughly the same asset base). It looks like more returns of capital are coming.
Comments (5)
  • Time for higher dividends and bigger buybacks
    15 Nov 2012, 06:14 PM Reply Like
  • Time to loan more of their 'capitalization' and 'buffer' to under qualified minority voters. It's only fair that they get their "fair share".
    15 Nov 2012, 09:19 PM Reply Like
  • Loaning to underqualified people (regardless of race) is what got banks in trouble in the first place . . .
    15 Nov 2012, 10:16 PM Reply Like
  • Think you missed some sarcasm in his post.....
    16 Nov 2012, 10:07 AM Reply Like
  • more pressure to the downside in the short term, the price of BAC
    will move lower in the short term
    16 Nov 2012, 06:58 AM Reply Like
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