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Major US banks considering legal action against federal regulators

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—First reported by Semafor on January 11, Bank Policy Institute (BPI), a nonpartisan public policy and advocacy group representing the nation’s leading banking institutions, is gearing up to sue U.S. regulators over proposed rules that would increase capital reserve requirements on banks with total consolidated assets of at least $100 billion. The changes would […]

Federal Reserve hikes benchmark interest raising recession fears

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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27, 2022 – The Federal Open Market Committee raised the target range for the federal funds rate by 3/4 percentage point, bringing the target range to 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 percent, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced today. As of June 2022, the federal fund effective rate is 1.52 percent. This is the […]

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