Notes from the Vault

The Center for Financial Innovation and Stability's series, Notes from the Vault

The Evolving Financial Supermarket
Larry D. Wall
June 2017

This post considers the evolving financial supermarket for consumer services: why Financial Supermarket 1.0 disappointed, some possibilities for Financial Supermarket 2.0, and even further evolution to 3.0.

Managing Global Financial Risks
Larry D. Wall
May 2017

This post discusses the Atlanta Fed's recent Financial Markets Conference on the gradual changes affecting financial market risk and some possible future shock waves that could hit markets.

Conflicts of Interest in Securitization and the U.S. Housing Crisis
W. Scott Frame
April 2017

This article assesses the recent literature on whether conflicts of interest in securitization contributed to the U.S. housing crisis.

Interest on Reserves
Larry D. Wall
February 2017

The Federal Reserve's payment of interest on reserves has generated some controversy and may result in more as rates increase. This post considers the implications of such payments.

The Revolving Door
Larry D. Wall
January 2017

The so-called revolving door between industry and the regulatory agencies is a recurring concern. This post provides a high-level overview of this issue.

Notes from the Vault was on hiatus after the March/April 2012 post; it restarted in March 2013.

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