(Bloomberg) -- Wall Street bankers are dangling one of the steepest discounts in recent memory to bond investors as they look to offload risky bonds. The move comes as concerns over the stability of the bond market continue to grow. With the increasing possibility of a market downturn, bankers are eager to reduce their exposure to these risky assets.
At midyear, Zions Bancorp reported holding $8.5 billion in brokered deposits, an obscure but costly banking industry product that is drawing attention due to its potential risk. Brokered deposits have been a source of concern for regulators, as they can lead to instability in the banking system. Zions Bancorp's significant holdings of these deposits indicate a potential vulnerability in their risk management practices.
Yep, the upcoming Bloodborne-inspired action-RPG did have an 'All Cops Are Bastards' reference. The controversial reference has sparked a debate among gamers and critics alike. While some argue that it is a form of social commentary, others believe that it is unnecessary and detracts from the overall gaming experience. The inclusion of such references in video games can be seen as a risky move, as it may alienate certain segments of the gaming community.