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Fed appeals order to disclose loans

The Federal Reserve filed a notice it will appeal a judge’s order requiring the central bank to identify the companies that benefited from its emergency loans. The filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals in New York Wednesday was authorized ...

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Fed’s focus on exit ignores unguarded entrance

In an effort to determine what went wrong and enshrine “never again” as their motto, central bankers are focusing on what they did, or didn’t do, in their role as regulators to aid and abet the financial crisis. The Federal ...

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Fed e-mail release may harm bank supervision

Former U.S. bank regulators warned that lenders and supervisors may share less information with each other in day-to-day dealings after lawmakers released dozens of confidential Federal Reserve e-mails. “The regulatory process could be chilled or stifled because of a reluctance ...

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Fed takes lead role in ‘stress tests’ of U.S. banks

The Federal Reserve has taken the primary role in determining how much new capital the nation’s biggest banks need to weather the economic slump, people familiar with the matter said. Putting the Fed in charge may help ease concern that ...

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Bernanke may need to ramp up Fed’s asset purchases

Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and Federal Reserve policymakers may have to ramp up their purchases of mortgage securities and other assets after the economy and job market deteriorated further since they last met. The Federal Open Market Committee, which gathered ...

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Companies selling most debt since May in credit thaw

For the first time since August, the interest rate banks charge each other for three-month loans is less than 1 percentage point more than what the U.S. government pays to borrow. Companies sold $138 billion of bonds in the U.S. ...

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