Jun 29, 2020
On Thursday, June 25th, the Federal Reserve released the results of its annual bank stress testing exercise. Due to the ongoing pandemic and the economic recession it has caused, there was added attention on this year’s results.
In this episode, Greg Gelzinis explains what the stress tests do and do not reveal, and what risks remain to the banking sector. Gregg is a senior policy analyst for Economic Policy at the Center American Progress, where he focuses on financial institutions, financial markets, and consumer finance policy.
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