Nuremberg might just be Germany's best kept secret
Nuremberg is home to a medieval Old Town and 1000 year-old castle, to the famous Nürnberger bratwurst and Franconian beer. It’s also the second-largest city in Bavaria and the unofficial capital of Franconia. It's a hidden gem in Germany and there are so many beautiful, quaint sites here and much history, especially from World War 2. Here's a guide to Nuremberg, Germany.
Q2 2015 U.S. Banking Review: Common Equity Tier 1 Capital Ratios
Improved operating results for major U.S. banks, coupled with continued efforts by the banks to clean up their balance sheets, have resulted in a sizable increase in common equity tier 1 (CET1) ratio figures for the industry compared to the end of 2014. While the country’s largest banks had already surpassed their CET1 targets as proposed by the Basel committee in 2013, some of them are in significantly better shape in terms of capital structure compared to their peers. This disparity is particularly important when we consider the more stringent requirements that are currently being worked on by the Federal Reserve.