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Large Banks Clear Fed Stress Tests

The largest U.S. banks collectively showed that they can withstand a severe economic downturn and continued to improve their capital positions, according to the results of Dodd-Frank Act-mandated stress tests the Federal Reserve released yesterday. 

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Brainard: Economic Uncertainties Could Affect Timing, Pace of Future Rate Hikes

While the Federal Reserve continues to pursue a course of gradual increases to the target federal funds rate, Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard cautioned that economic uncertainties -- including the long-term effects of tax cuts on inflation and potential changes to U.S. trade policy -- could cause the Fed to change the timing and pace of future hikes.

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Trades Support Fed Proposal to Harmonize Reg J, Reg CC

ABA earlier this week joined three other financial trade groups in offering support for a Federal Reserve proposal to harmonize Regulation J -- which governs the collection of checks or other items by Federal Reserve banks and funds transfers through Fedwire -- with Regulation CC, which implements the Expedited Funds Availability Act. 

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