When short sellers bet against banks

Apr 28, 2023
Short sellers have made more than a billion dollars betting that First Republic would tank. Is that good for financial stability?
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The Treasury Department wants to apply more scrutiny to financial institutions that aren't banks

Apr 25, 2023
Several of them were responsible for the 2008 financial crisis.
Several nonbanks, including Bear Stearns,  were partially responsible for the 2008 financial crisis.
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Banks working on rescue plan for First Republic, AP sources say

Mar 16, 2023
A group of Wall Street banks is planning a rescue package of around $30 billion for First Republic Bank, sources told The Associated Press on Thursday.
First Republic serves a similar clientele as Silicon Valley Bank, which failed Friday after depositors withdrew about $40 billion.
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Regional banks under scrutiny: What makes them different?

Mar 15, 2023
The failure of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank has put a spotlight on the stability of regional banks.
First Republic Bank, which has locations in eight states, is among the midsize banks that ratings agency Moody’s is reviewing for a possible downgrade.
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