Fed looks at way to shift big-bank losses to investors

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, in Washington. The meeting was to discuss a proposed rule establishing total loss-absorbing capacity and long-term debt requirements for global systemically important banking organizations, as well as a final rule on margin and capital requirements for uncleared swaps of prudentially regulated swap entities. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest bid to reduce the chances of future taxpayer bailouts, federal regulators are proposing that the eight biggest U.S. banks build new cushions against losses that would shift the burden to investors.

 

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