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FDIC Banking Review

2005 Volume 17, No. 1

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A Survey of Current and Potential Uses of Market Data by the FDIC PDF (137k)
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.

Banking Review - 2005 - Vol. 17 No. 1, Full Edition (230k)

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Chairman Donald E. Powell
Director, Division of Insurance and Research Arthur J. Murton
Deputy Director Fred Carns
Managing Editor Jack Reidhill
Editorial Committee Christine E. Blair
Valentine V. Craig
Rose M. Kushmeider
Publication Manager Geri Bonebrake

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