Financial Stability Oversight Council

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    Next Financial Crisis To Be Caused By Libor, Subsidiaries, Or Possibly Something Else

    It must be pretty hard to be a Financial Stability Oversight Council. Or easy? Two key facts about the FSOC are that (1) its job is to prevent a crisis in the U.S. financial industry1 and (2) it was established a year or so after a once-in-a-generation-or-lifetime-or-whatever crisis in the U.S. financial industry. So if […]

    / Apr 26, 2013 at 4:10 PM
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    If You Read Only One 192-Page Report on the Financial System Today, Make It This One

    The Financial Stability Oversight Council, the Treasury-Fed-SEC-FDIC-etc.-etc. joint venture designated by Dodd-Frank to prevent another financial crisis, released its first annual report last night and can we just say that we love it? The purpose of the report is to convery recommendations about where the regulators see systemic risk. Some are expected (bank capital and […]

    / Jul 27, 2011 at 10:50 AM

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