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Survey: Bankers expect higher credit-loss reserves under new regulation

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

U.S. banks and credit unions, preparing for proposed changes to how they must estimate credit losses, anticipate they'll eventually need to boost allo...

'Stealth Bankers Bomb As Anti-Reform Crusaders' | Jonathan Weil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week Bloomberg News reported that the American Bankers Association had started a campaign to mobilize investors against an accounting-rule propos...

Goldman's Blueprint for Dumping Toxic Assets: How These CDOs Were Designed to Fail

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Fiderer

While most of these deals remain shrouded in secrecy, one of them, Anderson Mezzanine Funding 2007, Ltd. lays out its blueprint in sufficient detail so that we can pinpoint how and why this transaction's failure was assured.

Obama To G20: It's Time To Act On Financial Reform, Can He Get World Leaders On Board?

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a Monday letter to the G20, President Obama outlined several key components of his push for international financial reform and pushed the group of ...

It's Official: The US Housing Downturn Has Resumed in Earnest

Reggie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Reggie Middleton

The year 2009 was the year of reflation theories and bubble blowing. Theses of "Green Shoots", catching the bottom, and QE reigning supreme...

Shahien Nasiripour

Banks Get Small Win On Accounting Standards | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A House panel approved a provision Thursday that calls for a new oversight body dominated by bank regulators to advise on accounting rules for banks, ...

Ryan Grim

Moneyed Interests Lining Up For Battle Over Accounting Standards | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the midst of what was supposed to be a Congressional push for increased financial regulation and accountability, a powerful coalition of moneyed in...

Ryan Grim

Accountants, Washington Helping Banks Fluff Profits | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Look for another rosy round of profits when banks turn in their numbers for the second quarter ending in June when it will be legal for them to improv...

Mark-To-Market Accounting Changes Made

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- U.S. accounting rulemakers on Thursday agreed to make adjustments to a proposal to change mark-to-market accounting rules conc...