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FDIC Banking Review
2005 Volume 17, No. 1
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by Steven Burton and Gary Seale
Is market information useful to regulators? This paper discusses how supervisors of banks and thrifts currently use market information. It then explores possible applications of market information for FDIC activities, such as deposit insurance pricing and management of the insurance funds.
Limited-Purpose Banks: Their Specialties, Performance, and Prospects PDF (118k)
by Chiwon Yom
Although credit card bank, subprime lenders, and internet primary banks make up only a small part of the financial services industry, their unique characteristics and distinctive business models have attracted considerable attention. This paper examines the special characteristics, performance, and future prospects of these limited-purpose banks.
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