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Federal Reserve Releases Bank’s Annual CCAR Stress Test Results

The Federal Reserve released in late June the results of its annual bank stress tests. The Fed’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (“CCAR”) stress tests are designed to ensure that large banks can lend to households and businesses even in a severe recession. The annual exercise evaluates large banks’ resilience by estimating their loan losses, […]

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Stress Tests: What Bank Bosses Worry About Most

If you work in financial services, you may have noticed that your executives aren’t getting enough sleep. They’re most likely tossing and turning at night, thinking about the shift to digital, stringent regulations, and, as The Financial Times recently said: “Bank bosses perhaps are worried most about not being publically humiliated by a failing grade.” […]