liquidity coverage ratio

  • J.P. Morgan in a hat. *You* illustrate "liquidity backstops for variable-rate municipal issuers."

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    Basel III Liquidity Rules Already Making Banking Simpler And Safer

    Financial innovation gets kind of a bad rap, and one of my favorite parts of this job is when I get to celebrate it just for being itself. Sometimes this means breathtaking magic like the derivative on its derivatives that Credit Suisse sold to itself, or elegant executions of classic ideas like the Coke shares […]

    / Jan 25, 2013 at 11:16 AM
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    Turns Out Global Regulators Are Fine WIth Using Credit Ratings To Decide What Banks Can Do

    It’s popular to say that financial markets and regulators have extremely short memories and so let’s say it about these new Basel liquidity coverage ratio rule changes out today. But not in an annoying sneery way. I mean, in an annoying sneery way, but not the obvious one. The story is that among the post-2008 […]

    / Jan 7, 2013 at 4:53 PM
  • this is what they're doing with your deposits

    Banks

    Banks Suffer From Too Much, Too Little Liquidity

    A thing that a bank does is take in short-term money in the form of deposits and lend out long-term money in the form of loans. Two things that you could want out of your banks are: for them to lend out lots of their deposits in long-term loans, and for them to keep lots […]

    / Dec 18, 2012 at 5:45 PM

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