White House Says Banks Stress Tests Will Reveal ‘Gradation’

Discussion in 'Wall St. News' started by Daal, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. Daal


  2. Funny how he stresses that.
  3. ......in a world where everybody is "above average". :cool:
  4. Daal


    Of course there is also
    5 - Irresponsibly well capitalized, might have to pay special one time dividend or buy back shares
  5. The grades will be the following
    1- Well connected in the government
    2- Very well connected in the government
    3- Extremely well connected in the government
    4- Goldman Sachs
  6. The origional grading system was:

    1. Too Big to fail
    2. Too small to care
    3. Populist scapegoat
    4. Chuck Norris-type capitalization
  7. sprstpd


    How about we rate everything triple-A? As I recall, that worked well for mortgage backed securities.