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The Daily Dig for Saturday, March 7

The Daily Dig for Saturday, March 7

Big bank stress test results require digging for true status On the surface all big banks look to have passed their annual stress test. A look below the surface shows things are less rosy when you factor in leverage ratios ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, Oct. 17

The Daily Dig for Friday, Oct. 17

So a former Fed Chair walks into a bank…and comes out empty-handed.  Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Bernanke can’t refinance mortgage True story.  And some say nothing is wrong with the current lending climate?  Prashant Gopal has ...

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Lending Club IPO looming?

Lending Club IPO looming?

Lending Club announced late yesterday that it will share “some big news” with the world today. Many are speculating it is their-much anticipated IPO, writes Mark Calvey.

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Obama nominates Janet Yellen to chair the Fed

Obama nominates Janet Yellen to chair the Fed

President Barack Obama has announced Janet Yellen as his nomination to replace Ben Bernanke as Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.  The appointment, which takes effect in January 2014, still has to be ratified by the Senate. The Yellen nomination ...

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