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Jobs Report + Stress Tests = More Zombie Banks

Zombie banks

Check out this entry from Calculated Risk if you’d like a shot of cold, hard reality about the value of the happy Stress Test predictions. So far, unemployment is exceeding the “more adverse” stress test scenario and already higher than the peak unemployment rate in the baseline scenario. That rough beast slouching towards Bethlehem not to be born, but to die, is Bank of America.

Calculated Risk: Employment Report: 539K Jobs Lost, 8.9% Unemployment Rate