Even Non-Banks Get the Runs

Even Non-Banks Get the Runs

We at The Risk Report have been exploring entities that by all accounts (haha!) act like banks but aren’t. This week Forbes and a few others highlighted that while these companies largely are exempt from regulation, and market that as an upside, they are also very...
Whisk the Risk Away

Whisk the Risk Away

A bank has a credit card portfolio. It is happy about that. Fees are good and higher rates mean more interest coming in. There is just one little bummer, and that is the capital it has to hold in reserve incase any cardholders default. A private credit firm has a...
Halt the Deckchairs!

Halt the Deckchairs!

A few weeks ago, we reported that the SEC had finally settled on a rule for companies to disclose a small part of their carbon emissions. It seemed like a baby step in the direction of where the rest of the world has been heading for years, namely a global net zero...