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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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FHFA Proposes Capital Requirements for Fannie, Freddie

The Federal Housing Finance Agency today issued a proposed rule that would create a new framework for risk-based capital requirements for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to ensure that the GSEs could cover losses and continue operations in the event of stress. 

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