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  1. April 7, 2014

    US regulators to finalise tougher bank leverage ratio rule

    US regulators are expected to finalise a leverage ratio rule on Tuesday that is aimed at making it harder for the largest US...

  2. March 14, 2014

    FDIC sues banks over Libor manipulation

    The US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation sued more than a dozen banks from Barclays to Citigroup over losses attributed...

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    - There is little consensus on how to fix the banking system - Behind the scenes with...
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  1. March 11, 2014

    Fannie and Freddie shares plunge on Senate bill

    Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged on Tuesday after Senate leaders released a bipartisan plan to unwind the US...

  2. March 3, 2014

    Subpoenas raise fears on Citi compliance

    Concerns over Citigroup’s compliance with anti money-laundering rules deepened on Monday when the bank disclosed it received...

  3. February 12, 2014

    Banks left guessing on Volcker rule

    The world’s largest banks could be left scrambling to meet a key reporting date for the Volcker rule because US regulators...

  4. February 3, 2014

    US banks: relief of release

    Building reserves is slow and painful – releasing them, pure pleasure. US banks have released more than $100bn of loan loss...

  5. January 27, 2014

    Santander appoints Sheila Bair as independent director

    Banco Santander has appointed Sheila Bair, a former regulator and an outspoken critic of big banks, as an independent...

  6. January 20, 2014

    Finance: Bucking the trend

    The opening ceremony of the first US bank to be created in three years began, fittingly, with a prayer. Less congruous was...

  7. December 27, 2013

    Regulators eye exemption to part of Volcker

    US regulators are considering an exemption to part of the Volcker rule which has triggered a legal challenge from smaller...

  8. December 23, 2013

    Regulators face legal threat on Volcker

    The American Bankers Association on Monday threatened to file a lawsuit against US regulators if they do not suspend a...

  9. December 20, 2013

    US regulators seek to ease Volcker fears

    US regulators have sought to ease the fears of small lenders that they would have to take billions of dollars of losses...

  10. December 19, 2013

    US bill creates new bankruptcy provision for large banks

    Two Republican senators on Thursday proposed a bill they say would end taxpayer funded bailouts for large banks by creating...

  11. December 18, 2013

    US banks urge Volcker rule clarification

    US banks are urging regulators to clarify an aspect of the Volcker rule that relates to their ability to hold certain...

  12. FT Alphaville

    December 18, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Sterling to Carney: Paul notes that sterling is now appreciating too much and that any...

  13. FT Alphaville

    December 18, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Equity markets in Asia were trading as if the chances of the Federal Reserve pulling back on its bond-buying...

  14. December 18, 2013

    JPMorgan sues FDIC for more than $1bn

    JPMorgan Chase sued the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on Tuesday, striking back against the government weeks after...

  15. December 10, 2013

    Volcker rule comes of age in spite of protests

    In the four years since Paul Volcker, former Federal Reserve chairman, first called for a ban on banks trading with their...

  16. December 10, 2013

    Volcker vote ushers in new world order for banks

    The largest US banks were facing a new world order on Tuesday as regulators voted through the Volcker rule, which will make...

  17. December 8, 2013

    Wall St prepares Volcker rule legal challenges

    Wall Street is preparing possible legal challenges to the Volcker rule due to be adopted on Tuesday, as some of the largest...

  18. December 7, 2013

    Judge approves $500m BofA mortgage deal

    A US judge approved a $500m settlement between Bank of America and investors, including retirement funds, who claim they...

  19. December 5, 2013

    Volcker rule to give regulators flexibility

    The US “Volcker rule”, which bans banks from proprietary trading, will leave a grey area for regulators to police as they...

  20. December 3, 2013

    Volcker vote set for December 10

    US regulators on Tuesday said they plan to meet next week to vote on the long-awaited Volcker rule, which sceptics believed...

  21. December 3, 2013

    Finance: Main Street fights back

    A few months after President Barack Obama took office in 2009, he had a meeting with the chief executives of the largest US...

  22. December 3, 2013

    US bank start-ups: just say ‘de novo’

    Do you dream of starting your own bank? No, well, no one else does, either – not in the US, anyway. The creation of new (“de...

  23. December 1, 2013

    Bank of Bird-in-Hand takes to the skies

    The first new bank to be launched in the US in almost three years will be located not amid the skyscrapers of Wall Street...

  24. FT Alphaville

    November 28, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Please sir, I want some more – Italy edition: David explains why Italy is a central...

  25. November 28, 2013

    Yield-hungry US banks gorge on ‘sliced and diced’ securities

    US banks have increased holdings of “sliced and diced” securities to a record in the latest sign that financial institutions...

  26. FT Alphaville

    November 28, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Wall Street cheer crossed the ocean to push Japanese stocks to a six-year peak and saw Hong Kong stocks flirt with...

  27. FT Alphaville

    November 27, 2013

    The Closer

    FT Alphaville wishes its US readers a happy Thanksgiving holidays. FURTHER FURTHER READING - An economist chews over...

  28. November 27, 2013

    Regulators schedule dates for Volcker vote

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation are among the regulators scheduling...

  29. November 27, 2013

    S&P says banks may have to spend extra $104bn on mortgage cases

    The biggest US banks may have to spend a further $104bn to resolve mortgage-related legal issues as they try to put the...

  30. FT Alphaville

    November 26, 2013

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Richard Florida on the problem of small local economies’ over-dependence on healthcare and...

  31. November 26, 2013

    JPMorgan woes cause first fall in US bank income in four years

    JPMorgan’s mounting legal bills have contributed to the first fall in US banks’ net income for more than four years,...

  32. FT Alphaville

    November 25, 2013

    IOER cut scepticism

    In response to the apparent enthusiasm in the latest FOMC minutes for cutting the interest paid on reserves, we noted last...

  33. November 23, 2013

    CFTC goes its own way over Volcker rule

    The chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has come under fire for pitching a version of the Volcker rule...

  34. November 11, 2013

    Banking union: A good idea, going nowhere

    “Private” banking union in Europe is a good idea that is going nowhere. Since the euro’s creation, peripheral banks have...

  35. November 6, 2013

    Regulators urge rewrite for derivatives contracts

    Senior regulators have urged the derivatives industry to rewrite the way its contracts work to reduce the financial chaos...

  36. November 3, 2013

    US bank securities concerns ease as portfolios swing back into black

    Big US banks have seen billions of dollars of losses on their vast portfolios of securities reversed following the recent...

  37. October 25, 2013

    JPMorgan to pay $5bn in FHFA deal

    JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay $5.1bn in a deal with a government housing regulator, resolving a large part of the allegations...

  38. October 24, 2013

    Fed proposes new liquidity rules for banks

    The Federal Reserve on Thursday proposed new liquidity requirements for large US banks aimed at helping them withstand a...

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