Category: Signature Bank

Louisiana Senator Compares Modern Banks to ‘Sophisticated Ponzi Schemes’

Louisiana Republican senator John Kennedy recently stated in an interview published on Wednesday that the U.S. Federal Reserve may need to increase the federal funds rate to 8-10% to address…

JPMorgan Chase Assumes Control of First Republic Bank Following Seizure by California Regulators

On May 1, 2023, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) seized First Republic Bank, placing it into Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) receivership. According to reports, this…

Reports by Fed and FDIC Reveal Vulnerabilities Behind 2 Major US Bank Failures

On Friday, Michael Barr, the vice chair for supervision at the U.S. Federal Reserve, published a report on the vulnerabilities that led to the ultimate failure of Silicon Valley Bank…

CBDC Debate Heats Up: BIS Project Sparks Controversy Among Critics; Lynette Zang Warns of Dangers of CBDCs

During the weekend, discussions about central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, trended on social media as many people believe the idea will result in increased financial surveillance and a totalitarian…