Some firms, including Morgan Stanley, race to prove they can fund themselves by turning to private investors.
'Stress tests' reveal that banks need to raise more than $65 billion to be able to keep lending if the recession drags on.
The tests will be the first clear look at which banks are doing better than others, for example, but they won't be the last word.
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European travel warnings and canceled trips likely to hit Mexico's $13 billion a year industry.
The improved earnings reports of recent days are welcome news, but a rising tide of loan losses still threaten the industry.
The bank is one of the better-managed, but a rise in mortgage refinancing may be helping the industry as a whole.