The Ides of IRR

In non-public remarks ahead of a presentation by FedFin managing partner Karen Petrou, Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) laid out what he thinks banking agencies will do next, doubtless based on what they’ve told him that they’ll do next.  We have predicted that new interest-rate risk (IRR) standards are high odds, but Reed’s comments suggest they are a near-term for-sure.