Warren Buffett bombshell: One of five things to watch March 31
Warren Buffett letter announces resignation of longtime lieutenant. Does Warren Buffett now have an heir apparent?
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4. Who's at the Window?: At 10:00 a.m. ET Thursday, as the Federal Reserve will release tons and tons of data about U.S. and international banks' use of the Fed's discount window facility during the financial crisis (data all in the format of a handy-dandy DVD). Who accessed the discount window, how much lending occured, and what kind of collateral was in play? At issue going forward: are the banks really better (answer: probably not in Ireland) ... and will the expected disclosures color future use of the discount window?Skip to next paragraph
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5. Irish Banks Under Stress: The Central Bank of Ireland will publish results of its stress tests on the stability of Irish banks in the wake of the financial crisis, which hit its banking sector particularly hard. The likes of Allied Irish Bank, Bank of Ireland, and Irish Life & Permanent have been slammed in recent months, and Thursday's results might come as further bad news. Reports suggest that the tests could reveal further losses among the banks, potentially leading to another round of bailouts.