Spot the differences: Tier 1 versus Equity for U.S. Bank Holding Companies

I embarked on a nice research result that may feed into the Basel discussion on the risk-based solvency framework (clik here for the DP). One would think that Tier 1 capital serves a solvency purpose, and therefore it would present a more conservative picture of a bank’s solvency. For U.S. Bank Holding Companies over 2001-2012,… Read More Spot the differences: Tier 1 versus Equity for U.S. Bank Holding Companies