Comments on: Counterparties: The bank capital battle http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/06/07/counterparties-the-bank-capital-battle/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: MrRFox http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/06/07/counterparties-the-bank-capital-battle/comment-page-1/#comment-39972 Fri, 08 Jun 2012 06:39:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=14784#comment-39972 Strange stuff about Fannie’s new CEO – this guy has conflicts of interest up to the eyebrows with his old employer/client, BofA, about put-backs of improperly originated mortgages – he has to know every sin at BofA that FM needs to prove to enforce the repos it wants from that former client of his. Not kosher.

Princial reductuions – this again? *yawns*

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By: LeeAdler http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/06/07/counterparties-the-bank-capital-battle/comment-page-1/#comment-39963 Thu, 07 Jun 2012 23:13:15 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=14784#comment-39963 US banks are reducing capital via dividend increases and share buybacks while profits shrink. They are also under reserving, which means that their capital cushions are even smaller than they look. http://j.mp/IZEa9G

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