Bank of America had to revoke its previous plan to return money to shareholders after it found an accounting error.
The Federal Reserve and FDIC said today that plans submitted by large banks showing how they could be dismantled in the case of failure were “unrealistic.”
The bank had won a long-sought increase from its meager capital return to shareholders. It will now have to be resubmitted to the Federal Reserve.
“This final rule may be the most significant step we have taken to reduce the systemic risk posed by these large, complex banking organizations,” said FDIC chair Martin Gruenberg. The eight largest U.S. banks will have to find $68 billion in new capital to meet new rules on how much banks can borrow.
Stein was the foremost proponent of using monetary policy to fight against financial instability.
This is the second time the troubled megabank has failed the Fed’s dividend and buyback process.
The Fed is starting to “taper” its $85 billion a month bond-buying program due to some improvement in the economy but will maintain its other stimulus policies in full force.
Ben Bernanke will chair the last U.S. Federal Reserve meeting of his career tomorrow , where the focus will be on whether or not he will begin reducing the government’s $85 million of month in bond repurchases, a possibility he has talked about for much of the year but not yet done.
Now it’s over $1 trillion, bigger than credit card debt.
Sen. Paul said he will hold Janet Yellen’s nomination for chairman of the Federal Reserve until the Senate votes on the Federal Transparency Act.
With the Federal Reserve’s meeting currently underway, many are expecting the board to stay the course with its $85 billion in monthly bond purchases due to the government shutdown. As far as markets are concerned, this could mean a nightmarish next few months, economists say.
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Janet Yellen made history this week by becoming the first woman to be nominated to chair the Federal Reserve.
President Obama has named her to replace the departing Ben Bernanke.
President Obama will nominate Janet Yellen to be Federal Reserve chairman, after Senate Democrats rejected his previous favorite, Larry Summers, before he was even formally nominated.
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Changes on the banking committee take out Larry Summers. “It’s a milestone,” says a Congressional staffer.
Summers was “a critical member of my team as we faced down the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression,” Obama said. But he won’t be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
In its earnings report for the second quarter, Goldman refused to put out a figure to show if it’s in compliance with a proposed capital rule. That didn’t stop analysts from asking about it over and over.
Senior administration official tells BuzzFeed the Federal Reserve would not have recognized the vast sum for depositing the coin.