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Fed says banks could withstand 10% unemployment, 55% stock price drop in annual stress test

Fed says banks could withstand 10% unemployment, 55% stock price drop in annual stress test

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday projected the potential for a rockier road ahead for banks than it did a year ago, but said the 33 financial institutions it reviewed passed its annual stress test of capital reserves. The Fed estimated $612 billion in potential losses for banks in its most severe economic scenario, and …

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A recession will test the buy now, pay later model. What it will take for these fintechs to survive

A recession will test the buy now, pay later model. What it will take for these fintechs to survive

Buy now, pay later services grew up during a time of economic stability, with demand ballooning in the early days of the pandemic as bored consumers shopped to break the doomscrolling cycle. The services — Affirm , Afterpay, Klarna and more — allowed shoppers to purchase new patio furniture, comfy clothing and other goods they …

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