= Subscriber content; or subscribe now to access all American Banker content.

Why Better Loan-Loss Coverage Masks a Hidden Danger

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s first-quarter report on bank earnings said the ratio of loan-loss reserves to noncurrent loans rose for the sixth straight quarter, but some doubt the reserve "coverage ratio" is rebounding fast enough.

To continue, please or subscribe
FREE 14-DAY
TRIAL
  • Full access to banking's most comprehensive daily report
  • Daily, weekly, and topic-based newsletters and alerts
  • Award-winning analysis and insight, focused on bankers' key concerns
No credit card needed
SUBSCRIBE
NOW
All subscription content plus:
  • Bimonthly industry research reports (including archive)
  • Morning Scan Plus e‑newsletter
Have an account?
SIGN IN HERE
Remember me