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Is protecting uninsured depositors really so bad?
The FT’s US financial commentator Robert Armstrong tells us why he’s not panicking.
US central bank must thread needle between taming price pressures and stabilising financial system
Central bank to review how it supervised and regulated California-based lender amid fears of wider fallout
Data comes as central bank contends with broader concerns about how rising interest rates have affected lenders
And have rates gone mad?
Collapse of Silicon Valley Bank prompted regulators to announce package to restore public confidence
First Republic leads sell-off despite Biden pledge to do ‘whatever is needed’ to prevent SVB contagion
Two-year US Treasury bond yields record biggest one-day drop since 1987
Backing of both the Fed and JPMorgan should have given worriers at First Republic pause for thought
Regulators have moved to bail out depositors of SVB and Signature Bank without the help of taxpayers
Banks will be far more sensitive to the threat of deposit flight and pay up for funding, tightening financial conditions
Experts say red flags at tech lender could have been spotted if banking rules had not been weakened
Fed announces new lending facility to provide extra funding to eligible institutions
Fed predicted to increase by 0.25% in March after day of mixed economic data and collapse of SVB
Richmond Fed president Thomas Barkin tells the FT he remains undecided on decision amid persistent inflation
Impact of changing conditions on inflation and energy prices underlines investors’ skittish mood
Beliefs in an immaculate disinflation with only mild job losses could soon be put to the test
Robust employment and cooling hourly earnings cloud Federal Reserve’s outlook
Wildly prescient St Louis Fed blog on bank bond investments
Investors and the Fed need to keep an eye on speculative positioning and generational bias
US central bank must decide whether to return to more aggressive increases amid economic uncertainty
Fed chair emphasises no decision has been made on interest rates ahead of next central bank meeting
Fed chief says pace of rate rises matters in battle against inflation