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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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Implications on the End of QE in the U.S. – Perspectives from around Principal Global Investors (Video)



The Federal Reserve has brought its era of extremely accommodative monetary policy to a close. Their asset-purchase program, referred to as quantitative easing or QE, has wrapped up. And the end of U.S. QE will have implications for the various asset classes. We sat down with several of the…

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