Around the Web

February 18, 2013

Authored by: Robert Klingler

A collection of new banking resources from around the internet:

  • Underwater and Drowning? – The Federal Reserve Bank of New York published this blog post about controversial plans for using eminent domain to seize and restructure underwater mortgages.
  • Dollars and Cents – The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta brings an old print brochure into the 21st century with this online history of U.S. currency.
  • 2013 Key Banking Issues for Congress – The American Bankers Associations provides background on the industry’s top policy issues, including the credit union tax exemption, Basel III, municipal adviser registration requirements and the Volker Rule.
  • Map of Underwater Home Mortgages – Zillow provides this interactive map showing the percentage of homes underwater throughout the United States.
  • What if the Hubble telescope was pointed towards Earth? – Not nearly as clear as I thought it would be.

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