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FHFA Publishes New Final Rule

As of June 1, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has published a final rule that supplements the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework (ERCF) by requiring Fannie Mae and ...

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What Would Happen to PNC Financial?

PNC Financial, one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the U.S., released the results of its mid-cycle company-run stress test Wednesday showing they are still able to weather the storm if worst-case scenario conditions happen.

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Third Fed Savings & Loan of Cleveland Reveals Stress Tests Results

The Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland, a wholly owned subsidiary of TFS Financial Corporation, recently reported the results of its 2015 company-run stress test that is conducted in accordance with regulations of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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Top 31 Banks Pass First Round of Federal Reserve ‘Stress Test’


Banks were tested under a hypothetical scenario featuring a deep recession with unemployment peaking at 10 percent, a decline in home prices of 25 percent, a stock market drop of nearly 60 percent and together the banks would see a projected $340 million total in loan losses. Results shows the bank’s aggregate tier 1 common capital ratio, which compares high-quality capital to risk weighted assets, would fall from 11.9 percent in the third quarter of 2014 to a minimum level of 8.2 percent in the scenario. This minimum level is higher than the 5.5 percent measure in 2009 and the 7.9 percent ratio from last year.

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