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Opinion Editorials News The FDIC is the subject of, and responds to various articles or news items in order to support or clarify our policy or position. This page is a collection of opinion editorials (Op-Ed's) or letters to the editor that have been published in various periodicals.
Date Title Author Publication
BankThink: FDIC chief on why call reports are getting a makeover Jelena McWilliams American Banker
Regulators need new approach to innovation Jelena McWilliams American Banker
We can do better on de novos Jelena McWilliams American Banker
I know what it feels like to be unbanked Jelena McWilliams American Banker
Banking Safety Net Makes Wall Street Dangerous Thomas Hoenig American Banker
Get Basel III Right and Avoid Basel IV Thomas Hoenig Financial Times
Dealing with the Lehman problem - US-UK ideas on resolving large banks offer way forward -- Financial Times
Global Banks Need Global Solutions When They Fail Martin Gruenberg and Paul Tucker Financial Times
No More Welfare for Banks Thomas Hoenig Wall Street Journal
Will the next crisis start in Washington? Sheila Bair Washington Post
Road to safer banks runs through Basel Sheila Bair Financial Times
Bank Can Help You Avoid Debit Card Overdrafts Sheila Bair San Francisco Chronicle
Beyond Bankruptcy and Bailouts: The FDIC Resolution Process is the Right Model for Failing Firms Sheila Bair Wall Street Journal
Sus Ahorros – Buenos Para Usted, Su Familia y Su Tranquilidad de Espíritu Sheila Bair Kansas City Star, et al
Your Savings - Good for You, Your Family, and Your Peace of Mind Sheila Bair Kansas City Star, et al
The Case Against a Super-Regulator Sheila Bair New York Times
Bair: Back to Housing Basics Sheila Bair Boston Globe
News Events
Date Title Publication
Your Bank Has Failed: What Happens Next? CBS News - 60 Minutes
Letters to the Editor
Date Title Publication
Letters to the Editor - June 17, 2015 Higher capital doesn't contribute to lower lending. Data show the opposite is true Wall Street Journal
Letter to the Editor, American Banker American Banker
Letter to the Editor, Wall Street Journal Wall Street Journal
Clarification on Living Wills and the "Orderly Liquidation Process"
Perfection Isn't Modification's Aim Wall Street Journal
The FDIC Has Limits On What It Can Do Wall Street Journal
The F.D.I.C. and the Loans New York Times
How the state can stabilise housing market Financial Times
Finding a Safe Loan Parade Magazine
Editorial - Moving Ahead on Mortgages New York Times
Editorial - Mortgage Meltdown Wall Street Journal
Fix Rates to Save Loans New York Times
Deposit Insurance Bill Will Manage Risks Wall Street Journal
Deposit Insurance In Need of Reform Wall Street Journal