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Toxic Assets Bad Bank

Reset Equity-Risk Formula for Banks

Mark J. Perry and Robert Dell | Posted 10.01.2011 | Business
Mark J. Perry and Robert Dell

A century or more ago, banks were capitalized more like REITs are today, holding equity of at least 30 percent of assets.

Geithner's Vague Bad Bank Plan Aggravates Credit Crunch: Analysis

Reuters | Kevin Drawbaugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global credit markets are unlikely to revive as long as the U.S. government continues to dangle the vague prospect of a toxic a...

Treasury's Rescue Plan Will Emphasize Guarantees Instead Of Bad Bank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's strategy to aid the nation's banks will likely emphasize guarantees of toxic assets over proposals to creat...

Stiglitz Slams Federal Bad Bank Idea: "Cash For Trash"

Bloomberg | Simon Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz said any decision by President Barack Obama to establish a so-called bad bank to rid financial companies of toxic asset...