Bonds

Market turmoil: what are CoCos?

Market turmoil: what are CoCos?

Contingent convertible bonds allow banks to skip interest payments without defaulting, and can be converted to shares or written down if a bank runs into financial difficulties

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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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The Daily Dig for Thursday, July 24

The Daily Dig for Thursday, July 24

FDIC proposes Basel III compliance regs The FDIC has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to revise its risk-based deposit insurance assessment system to reflect the final Basel III capital rule.  They will be accepting public commentary.  Read the release ...

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