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Banker Resource Center


Investment securities can provide banks with earnings, liquidity and capital appreciation. The risks presented by investment securities may include market, credit, liquidity, legal, operational, and settlement. To effectively manage these risks, it is important to establish effective policies, due diligence and risk selection standards, risk limits, and other risk management controls.

Laws and Regulations

Key laws and regulations that pertain to FDIC-supervised institutions; note that other laws and regulations also may apply.

Supervisory Resources

Frequently asked questions, advisories, statements of policy, and other information issued by the FDIC alone, or on an interagency basis, provided to promote safe-and-sound operations.

Other Resources

Supplemental information related to safe-and-sound banking operations.