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Week in Risk Week in Risk (December 2nd)

David Harper CFA FRM

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Banking and lending
  • 5 Things You Should Know About LIBOR, ARRC, and SOFR (NY Fed) https://trtl.bz/2FNq6Vb "This pending deadline [i.e., banks haven’t agreed to provide LIBOR submissions after 2021, and the FCA has said they won’t attempt to compel submissions after that] is highly concerning. After all, as of 2016, gross exposure to USD LIBOR was close to $200 trillion, roughly equivalent to 10 times the U.S. Gross Domestic Product."
  • Stress-testing banks - a comparative analysis https://www.bis.org/fsi/publ/insights12.htm
  • Part 1 of Bloomberg's series on the cash-advanced industry https://trtl.bz/2FTVSQh
  • The $200 Trillion Gold Rush That Has Reshaped Private Banking (From Hong Kong to Miami, private bankers are finding new ways to serve the growing ranks of the world's wealthy) https://trtl.bz/2r7jg2M
  • A New Kind of Lender Secretly Tracks Your Car to Make Sure You Pay Up https://trtl.bz/2FNDtol
  • Non-bank firms are now big players in America’s mortgage market https://trtl.bz/2G47vEC
  • Ragin Contagion in Non-Bank Finance (Christopher Whalen) https://trtl.bz/2r8wxIm
  • The Three Most Chilling Conclusions From the Climate Report https://trtl.bz/2ra2y2G
  • Why climate change is the biggest global health threat of the century https://trtl.bz/2FSj9SI
  • How a Volatile Climate Shapes the Way People Think https://trtl.bz/2r8a9yI "New research finds that people living in climatically turbulent regions tend to make riskier decisions than those in relatively more stable environments."
Case studies
  • OK, Computer: How Much Is My House Worth? (Proposed regulations would allow the majority of homes to be bought and sold without being appraised by a human) https://trtl.bz/2FQessy
  • People still don't know how to assess cyber risk (Noman Marks) https://trtl.bz/2FRIuvV