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Bernanke must go

...released. The official excuse for such secrecy at the time of lending is that the borrowing institutions could suffer "bank runs" if their loans were made public. That is debatable, but there is no excuse for keeping the information secret for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-16/bernanke-must-go
Opinion
Connected life a great gift during any season

...spreads like wildfire, causing episodes of epidemic hysteria in which everyone thinks they are sick even if they are not. Bank runs topple small banks, threatening whole financial systems. This panoply of perils that spread through our social networks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112709/opi_529436037.shtml
Clark, Mulloy living Alaska's Olympic dreams

...February, the 5-kilometer Alaska Heart Run in April and now the Alaska 10K Classic. She also ran the 25K Old Kent River Bank Run in Grand Rapids, Mich., in May. Clark's season has not only shocked the running world, which previously hadn't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091300/Spo_Run.html
Sports
Debit surcharge a reaction to government controls on fees

...floor to encourage customers to remove their money from banks that raise fees.That a sitting senator would encourage a bank run at any time, much less when the economy is in a precarious state, is remarkable in itself - and an indication of the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-10-21/debit-surcharge-reaction-government-c
Opinion
Outside editorial: Stress tests: Tell it like it is

...banking sector. If the news about the health of the banks is bad, it could lead to a further freezing of the system or to bank runs. But much of the information inevitably will make its way into the public domain anyway; no bank that does well on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042909/opi_434674288.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...February, the 5-kilometer Alaska Heart Run in April and now the Alaska 10K Classic. She also ran the 25K Old Kent River Bank Run in Grand Rapids, Mich., in May. Clark's season has not only shocked the running world, which previously hadn't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091300/Spo_Run.shtml
Soup kitchens filling up

...working poor, rather than the unemployed," said Jennifer Nieves, program director for St. Francis House, a food bank run by Catholic Social Services. Last week the pantry cut back on the amount of beans and rice it gives to individual visitors...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062408/sta_294766449.shtml
Outside editorial: Mortgage lending needs new standards

...out and cut off business with the firm. It was a classic bank run, and few solvent firms could survive it. Given the shaky...money in their operation as a cushion against losses and bank runs. That will cut profits, so expect investment bankers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032808/opi_262630688.shtml
Outside column: A financial bailout Americans don't need

...illiquid but not worthless. But regular banks hold assets like that all the time. They're called "loans." With banks, runs occur only when depositors panic, because they fear the loan book is bad. Deposit insurance takes care of that. So...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092608/opi_337188713.shtml
Globalize financial crisis response

...Europeans are already doing, many countries will need to expand coverage of their deposit insurance programs to discourage bank runs. Parallel or uniform policy steps through which unlimited insurance is provided for at least a temporary period, as...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100908/opi_342082150.shtml

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