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31 05, 2023

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2023-05-31T17:00:40-04:00May 31st, 2023|2- Daily Briefing|

IMF: Housing Risk Not At GFC Level, Still Worrisome

While falling home prices are unlikely to trigger another financial crisis, an IMF blog post today finds that a drop could still harm the global economic outlook.

FDIC Tries Guarded Optimism

The FDIC’s first-quarter report on the condition of the U.S. banking industry was guardedly optimistic, but that in part appears to be due to the way in which the agency foresees its problems.  Problem banks are up by 4 to 43 with $58 billion in assets among them.

End-Game Starts Soon

FRB Governor and Vice-Chair nominee Jefferson today expanded on the Fed’s financial-stability objectives, resolutely disavowing any of the credit-allocation ambitions Republicans sometimes ascribe to its work on climate risk.

CFPB Small-Business Disclosures Go Live

The Federal Register today includes the CFPB’s controversial final rule on small business data collection published late March which the Bureau says will increase transparency in small business lending, promote economic development, and combat unlawful discrimination.

FHA Expands Pandemic Mortgage Relief As Rates Rise

FHA today requested comment on a new loss mitigation proposal called the Payment Supplement Partial Claim allowing servicers to use FHA funds to bring a borrower’s mortgage current and temporarily reduce principal payments.

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21 01, 2022

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2023-04-24T11:48:51-04:00January 21st, 2022|2- Daily Briefing|

Congressional Leaders See What They Want in CBDC Paper

Following release yesterday of the Fed’s CBDC discussion draft, key policymakers in the House and Senate have now weighed in.  Senate Banking Chair Brown (D-OH) said the draft is a good first step, highlighting the potential for CBDC to create a more inclusive banking system and further U.S. economic leadership.

FDIC Finalizes Trust, MSA Deposit-Insurance Simplification
The FDIC today finalized as proposed a rule simplifying deposit-insurance coverage for deposits held in connection with revocable and irrevocable trusts as well as certain MSA deposits.

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