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Fed Asks JPMorgan and Goldman for New Capital Plans

JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs were told by the Federal Reserve to submit new capital plans by the end of September. The Fed will then decide if they are in compliance with the rules on capital reserves.

Is Goldman Sachs Riskier Than It Wants to Admit?

The Federal Reserve will release the final results of its bank stress tests after Thursday's market close. But preliminary results suggest Goldman could lose $25 billion from bad trades in another financial crisis, more than any other bank tested by the Fed.

Banks Pass Fed Stress Tests -- All But Ally

Seventeen of the nation’s 18 leading banks have passed the Federal Reserve’s so-called stress test. That means they have sufficient capital to handle a major shock to the financial system, at least more so than at any time since 2008. The only one to fail: Ally Financial.

Fed to Test Six Big Banks for Euro Stress

The Federal Reserve plans to stress test six large U.S. banks against a hypothetical market shock, including a deterioration of the European debt crisis, as part of an annual review of bank health. The Fed said it will publish next year the results of the tests for six banks that have large trading operations: Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo.

Some Big Banks Get Approval to Hike Dividends

The Federal Reserve is telling some major banks that they can now boost stock dividends if they pass "stress tests" showing that they can weather another recession. During the financial crisis, regulators barred banks from boosting dividends without obtaining approval.

Fed Sets 'Stress Test' Deadline for Biggest Banks

The Federal Reserve has set a Jan. 7 deadline for the largest banks to prove they have the capital to withstand another financial crisis. Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Citibank and 16 others will have to file so-called "stress test" documentation by then.

Bernanke likes stress test results

Federal Reserve chairman Bernanke liked what he saw from the "stress tests" conducted on the 19 largest U.S. banks. That would make sense since his...

A guide to bank 'stress test' results

Most of the data on bank "stress tests" has already been leaked to the press, which could prompt an investigation into why such sensitive information...

Perverting the 'stress tests'

It appears that banks will get a "do over" on the government's stress tests, which are meant to determine whether the banks have enough capital. Once...