American Banks Lookin' Prettay, Prettay, Prettay Good

Compared to the U.S.-based units of Deutsche Bank and Banco Santander expected to receive F's on their stress tests.

It seems we here in the U.S. have slightly higher standards in our bank stress tests than on the other side of the pond. That, or we’re just continuing to discriminate against the horse-and-snail-(and-sausage-and-bull’s-ball) eating types.

Two large European banks, Deutsche Bank AG and Banco Santander SA, are expected to fail the Federal Reserve’s stress test over shortcomings in how they measure and predict potential losses and risks, according to people familiar with the matter.

U.S. Units of Deutsche Bank, Santander Expected to Fail Fed’s Stress Test [WSJ]