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  1. EU regulators plan to stress test power sector

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    Wed, 1 Apr 2015

    BRUSSELS, April 1 (Reuters) - The European Commission plans to introduce stress tests for the power sector next year along the lines of those carried out for the EU gas sector, Europe's energy boss said on Wednesday.

  2. 5 Go-Anywhere Bond Funds That Have Shown Resilience

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    Wed, 1 Apr 2015

    multisector- and non-traditional-bond groups. We then searched for those that held up reasonably well in the last two stress tests for fixed-income funds: the disparate bond-market years of 2008 and 2013. Funds with junky and/or illiquid portfolios

  3. Fed's Fischer floats shadow bank regulation framework

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (Reuters) - A top U.S. Federal Reserve official on Monday suggested stress tests and certain capital requirements to contain the risks within the non-bank lending sector, while acknowledging there is little

  4. Citigroup CEO Corbat earned 10 percent less in 2014

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    Wed, 18 Mar 2015

    (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc cut its chief executive Michael Corbat's annual compensation by 10.3 percent in 2014, citing high legal expenses and the company's failure to win regulatory approval for its capital plan in last year's stress tests .

  5. Global Review and Equity Commentary: February 2015

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    Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    severe market volatility, as confirmed by the several stress tests run by the major central banks in recent years. The ..... sheets. The U.S. Federal Reserve, which has made the stress tests for banks an annual exercise, is expected to release

  6. The Ultimate Stock-Pickers’ Top 10 Dividend Stocks

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    Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    top managers. With both banks receiving approval for their capital plans during the Federal Reserve latest round of stress tests , they have already announced increases in the dividends they expect to pay out during the second quarter. We've

  7. From Barron’s, March 16, 2015 (Part 2)

    Commentary

    Sat, 14 Mar 2015

    given up looking for jobs. Pg 32: After the Federal Reserve approved capital plans for 29 banks in phase 2 of its stress tests , 20 banks raised their dividends . With that, the financials will account for 15.1% [peak was 30% in 2007] of

  8. Preferreds, Stock buybacks, Stress tests

    Commentary

    Wed, 11 Mar 2015

    thoughts about that? Because Morgan Stanley passed both stress tests , they plan to buyback 3.1 billion in stocks. Others ..... have to be callable, but sometimes I wonder if these stress tests events qualify as a special event that could make some

  9. U.S. Fed slashes dividend plans of large Wall Street banks

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    Wed, 11 Mar 2015

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley were forced to cut planned shareholder returns in order to pass the U.S. Federal Reserve's annual " stress tests " of...

  10. From Barron’s, March 9, 2015 (Part 2)

    Commentary

    Sat, 7 Mar 2015

    starts on Monday. The Fed announces part 2 of bank stress tests related to dividends and buybacks on Wednesday. ECB’s Draghi ..... values. Pg 36: All 31 banks passed the first round of stress tests on last Thursday. The second round this Wednesday will

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