WASHINGTON — At the first public meeting Monday of the reconstituted Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. board, agency officials eased projections for future bank failures.

The board featured two new members — former Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City chief Thomas Hoenig and former Treasury Department official Jeremiah Norton — who were sworn in last week. Meanwhile, Thomas Curry, who held an undesignated director's seat on the board for eight years, switched chairs as the new comptroller of the currency.

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