Rising Risk: US Banks Face Deposit Flight Threat With Shrinking Profits

Moody’s, the credit ratings agency, recently issued a new cautionary message concerning the U.S. banking system. What Happened: Moody’s shared in a note its decision to lower the ratings of 10 regional banks and that it is contemplating whether to downgrade several major lenders, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), State Street Corp (NYSE:STT), Truist Financial Corp (NYSE:TFC), Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc (NYSE:CFR) and Northern Trust Corp (NASDAQ:NTRS). … Read more

SEC Fines JPMorgan For Mistakenly Deleting 47 Mln Records

he Securities and Exchange Commission fined JPMorgan Chase of $4 million for accidently deleting about 47 million electronic records which were requested by subpoenas in several investigations. As per the SEC order against J. P. Morgan Securities LLC, the banking major’s broker-dealer unit, it was accused that the bank failed to preserve electronic records as … Read more

Yellen says US banks are ‘stabilizing,’ after tumultuous March

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the situation around US banks was “stabilizing,” though regulators stood ready to repeat the extraordinary actions taken in March to contain depositor runs. “My read is the outflows from smaller and medium-sized banks are diminishing and matters are stabilizing, but it’s a situation we’re watching very closely,” Yellen told reporters … Read more

US bank busts: A brief history starting 2008

This month saw the collapse of two US banks: Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank. SVB, which specialized in serving tech companies, was shut down by the US regulator after a run on its deposits triggered by losses in its securities portfolio. Signature Bank, which had many clients in the crypto space, faced a … Read more