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Increased Bank Capital Requirements – Some Investors Love It, Some Hate It

On 9 December, the Federal Reserve (Fed) released a notice of proposed rule-making (NPR) that would require the largest U.S. banks to increase their capital levels even further. Specifically, this new capital requirement will be tied to a bank’s “systemic risk profile.” That’s a fancy way…

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Here’s Why You Need Active Management in Your Fixed Income

How’s this for a great illustration of the importance of active management in fixed income? It was February 6th and Credit Suisse was hosting their earnings call after having issued their results earlier in the morning.  Their chief financial officer, David Mathers, was providing commentary on…

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