11 Year-Old's Birthday Party Victim Of Stress Tests

THANKS FEDERAL RESERVE.
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Stress tests results come and go but Goldberg Jr only turns eleven once. Janet Yellen owes this kid a cake and some illegal fireworks. Sweeten the deal with some water balloon sling-shots and maybe, MAYBE we'll call it even. Throw in a tour of the crypt where they keep Alan Greenspan and we're all good. Water off a duck's back.

Wall Street analysts who cover big banks will endure a long night on Thursday, when a barrage of data will show how well the largest U.S. financial institutions can stand up under stress. The crunch will start at 4:30 p.m. EDT when the U.S. Federal Reserve will release the first of two sets of results from the banks' annual stress tests. Minutes later, more numbers will rain down when banks disclose how they scored themselves..."It is going to be all hands on deck," said Barclays bank analyst Jason Goldberg, who postponed his 11-year-old son's birthday dinner to focus on the stress test scores.

Bank analysts to face real and imagined stress on Thursday [Reuters]

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