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US Banks Face $100 Billion Capital Shortfall

Monday, November 22, 2010 - 10:27 AM
From the Financial Times via CNBC.com:
The top 35 US banks will be short of between $100 billion and $150 billion in equity capital after the new Basel III global bank regulations are imposed, with 90 percent of the shortfall concentrated in the biggest six banks, according to Barclays Capital.

You can view the Texas Ratios of banks with over $1 billion in assets in our Texas Ratio table
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Ken TuminKen Tumin5,442 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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1. Monday, November 22, 2010 - 4:31 PM
Well, good thing they're not attracting us and our money with better rates so as to raise that capital.
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me1004me1004343 posts since
Jan 16, 2010
Rep Points: 2,357
2. Monday, November 22, 2010 - 10:13 PM
Amen to that. Heavens forbid they would want OUR money. They rather offer ridiculous rates and  be under-capitalized.

NOW theres good business pratices!
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UBY63UBY633 posts since
Nov 22, 2010
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