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Systematically Important Financial Institutions

Sheila Bair: Shareholders Should Demand That Big Banks Break Up

Fortune | Sheila Bair | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

America is downsizing. Whether it's the food we eat, the cars we drive, or the houses we live in, Americans are concluding that smaller is better. Eve...

Regulator Approves Rule Requiring Big Banks To Submit 'Living Will'

AP | By MARCY GORDON | Posted 01.17.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The largest banks must show how they would break up their assets if they were in danger of failing, under a rule approved Tuesday. The ...

Fed Proposes Tougher New Rules For Biggest Banks

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 02.19.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The Federal Reserve on Tuesday said the largest U.S. banks and financial companies should hold extra cash on their balance sheets to ...

Fitch: Only Eight Banks Are Candidates For Government Bailout

AP | Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings says U.S. government financial support for banks is declining and argues that future bailouts will likely be restricted to j...

Big Bank Surcharge Not 'Anti-American,' Top European Regulator Says

Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

FRANKFURT, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A proposed capital surcharge for big banks is not anti-American and will help reduce the risk of big bank failures,...