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Stress testing: From regulatory burden to strategic capability
The 2008–09 financial crisis triggered a significant increase in bank regulation and supervision around the world. Whereas some banks perceive these increased regulatory demands as a burden, others effectively use their stress-test findings in their day-today activities show higher performance across several key dimensions. March 16, 2018
Big freeze over, economy gets on hot streak
The U.S. economy has warmed up after a frigid first quarter and there’s no reason to expect it to cool off again anytime soon. A cluster of economic reports this week, spearheaded by sales at retail stores, are expected to show a faster pace of growth in April and May.
Market Watch March 16, 2018
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco | Interest Rates and the “New Normal”
The Federal Reserve is moving towards more normal monetary policy, which means rising interest rates. But factors including the real natural rate of interest, a slower sustainable pace of growth, and inflation all point to a new normal where interest rates are lower than in the 1990s and early 2000s. The following is adapted from a speech by the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to the Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and Policy Conference in St. Louis on October 5. March 16, 2018
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