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  • Jan 16
    2019

    The Public Option Works

    Category : Press

    Competition in banking deposit markets is weak but can be strengthened. Because of the weak competition in deposit markets, the Federal Reserve, surprisingly, began competing against banks for the funds…

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  • Nov 28
    2018

    The Fed refuses to do business with the safest bank on earth – and depositors pay the price.

    Category : Press

    “If you live in Connecticut, there’s a new bank in town whose only business goal is to pay its depositors a rate very close to the Federal Reserve’s IOER (interest on excess…

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  • Nov 14
    2018

    The Fed wants to veto state banking authorities. But is that legal?

    Category : Press

    “The Federal Reserve has recently used a once-obscure policy lever to thwart two efforts at financial innovation. In one case, a new credit union hoped to serve marijuana-related businesses; in the second,…

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  • Nov 5
    2018

    Why The ‘Narrow Bank’ Regulatory Discussion Signals Upcoming Disruption.

    Category : Press

    “The global financial crisis reminded banks that,while bad credit can be a cancer- like slow killer, a liquidity crunch can be a sudden executioner. The result was new regulations that…

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  • Oct 23
    2018

    The Fed Likes Safe Banks. It’s Not So Sure About This One Though.

    Category : Press

    “James McAndrews says a fundamental shift in the way the Federal Reserve interacts with the American financial system is coming. Soon. He should know. The former co-director of research at…

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  • Oct 19
    2018

    TNB Response to FRB-NY’s Pre-Motion Request

    Category : Documents

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