The feasibility of market value accounting for commercial banks
AbstractAs the severity of the problems facing the federal deposit insurance funds become more obvious, the chorus of support for some form of market value accounting is growing. Proponents cite the benefits of increased disclosure and the discipline such accounting would bring about. Opponents argue that market value accounting is infeasible because it would be too costly and too inaccurate to be worth the effort.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in its series Working Paper with number 89-04.
Date of creation: 1989
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- Allen N. Berger & Kathleen A. Kuester & James M. O'Brien, 1989.
"Some red flags concerning market value accounting,"
Finance and Economics Discussion Series
85, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
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