Bank Regulators Step Up Pressure Over Credit Risk

Wall Street Journal, Nov. 24, 2015–Tracy, Ryan; Rudegeair, Peter

U.S. regulators are growing increasingly concerned about credit risk in the banking sector, amid worries about complacency returning seven years after the financial crisis. The latest warning Tuesday came from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the chairman of which called out relaxed underwriting in lending sectors such as auto, energy and multifamily homes.