06/04/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

10 Of 19 Banks In Stress Tests Will Need Capital

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. is expected to direct about 10 of the 19 banks undergoing government stress tests to boost their capital, according to several people familiar with the matter, a move that officials hope will quell fears about the solvency of the financial sector.

The exact number of banks affected remains under discussion. It could include Wells Fargo & Co., Bank of America, Citigroup Inc. and several regional banks.

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