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Friday, March 21

21st Mar - US bank stress tests

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Russia-Ukraine Crisis Threatens Europe Economy: Cutting Research BB

Info graphics "The Single European Market"DB Research
10 Facts About The Single European Market

European industrial policy: Limited scope for action in short termDB Research

Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test 2014 FED
Supervisory Stress Test Methodology and Results March 2014

All big U.S. banks but one pass Fed's health testReuters
All of the big banks except for Zions Bancorp stayed above the 5 percent requirement for top-tier capital in the latest round of stress tests.

Stress Test Shows 29 of 30 Banks Meet or Top Capital TargetBB
The Fed’s annual stress tests found 29 of the 30 largest U.S. banks could withstand a deep recession and still pay dividends, fueling speculation about which firms will win approval next week to raise payouts.

Banks’ Split With Fed on Stress Test Seen Risking PayoutsBB
Goldman Sachs Citigroup staked out sharply divergent views from the Federal Reserve over how well they would perform in a market shock, as the central bank gauges the strength of U.S. lenders. Such discrepancies can lead the Fed to reject plans to pay out capital to shareholders.

The Stress Test Results in One ChartWSJ

Report Pegs Volcker Costs at Up to $4.3 BillionWSJ
The Volcker rule is projected to cost major U.S. banks up to $4.3 billion, due largely to the lost value of investments in certain debt instruments, a federal bank regulator said Thursday.

Volcker Rule Will Cost Banks Up to $4.3 Billion, OCC SaysBB
The regulator estimates implementation costs between $413 million and $4.3 billion for banks it supervises, the OCC said in a report released yesterday…The Volcker Rule, which bans banks from making speculative trades with their own money and limits their stakes in certain private funds, was adopted Dec. 10 by five U.S. financial regulators.

Yellen’s words vs what you heardFT

Recap : More on the FOMCGlobal Macro Trading

Fed's Kocherlakota blasts new rate guidanceReuters
Fed's Kocherlakota Warns Fed Guidance Hurts Credibility, Not Dovish EnoughZH

China Beige Book Says Economy SlowingBB

Industrial Commodities UpdateShort Side of Long
After a 3 year downtrend, Copper is moving into a panic sell off * Brent Crude is at a decision point and a breakdown looks likely!

Gennadi Timtšenko – Putinin rahoittaja vai väärinkäsityksen uhri?HS

Miksi Venäjä vääjäämättä häviäisi taloussodanRoger Wessman

Yritysjohtajat kaappasivat poliitikoilta vallanTalSa
Tutkija Anu Kantolan mukaan politiikka on menettänyt asemaansa yhteiskunnassa. Talouselämän johtajat taas nousivat vallankäytön ytimeen, kun ihmiset innostuivat johtajien intohimoisesta asenteesta ja vetoavasta tyylistä. Suuntaa näyttivät Kalevi Keihänen ja Nokian Kairamo.

Arvonlisävero saattaa mennä remonttiin, lapsilisät verolle?Iltasanomat