Special Report: Nonbank Financial Institutions Face Regulatory Changes And A Shaky Economy In 2012 Feb 12
- ID: 2049235
- February 2012
- Standard & Poors
NONBANK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FACE CHANGES AND A SHAKY ECONOMY IN 2012 Nonbank financial companies, which include finance companies, asset managers, exchanges and clearinghouses, and independent brokerages, will likely find 2012 a year of transition. In general, they will continue to move past the tough years after the financial crisis, when many reestablished or repaired their business models. But they're also bracing for a future that could bring changes in U.S. political leadership, volatile economic conditions in Europe, and game-changing regulatory developments on both sides of the Atlantic. FOR U.S. FINANCE COMPANIES, REGULATORY AND ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTIES MUDDY THE GROWTH FORECAST We expect the financial performance of Standard & Poor's rated U.S. finance companies to continue improving at a slow but steady...
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