The Fed says the 19 largest U.S. bank holding companies must submit capital plans by early next...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Fed says the 19 largest U.S. bank holding companies must submit capital plans by early next year showing their ability to withstand losses under "adverse" economic conditions and continuing real estate woes - in effect, a second round of stress tests. Officials say the new capital reviews weren't triggered by any specific concern but are part of the Fed's efforts to step up bank supervision.