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Banks should have capital set aside to cover crypto losses, regulators say

Regulators want banks to have cushions of capital when it comes to cryptocurrency investments.
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A user's guide to Basel

Jan 7, 2013
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision made some significant changes to the financial rules of the road today.

If Banks Win, Do You Win, Too?

Sep 6, 2011
Which of these competing arguments do you believe? You might think that banks should stockpile bigger cushions of capital so that taxpayers will...

Seven Terms to Sound like a Bretton Woods Economist

Apr 11, 2011
Nearly sixty-seven years after an international conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire organized a new financial system, an unofficial...

On the Air: Why a New Jersey cabinetmaker cares about international banking rules

Sep 29, 2010
We are starting off Economy 4.0 with a Marketplace Morning Report story about an effort to reengineer bank rules around the world. There is kind ...