House of cards? The $3 trillion (non-systemic) real estate risk

The raw numbers are alarming – trillions of dollars in exposure to an under-pressure CRE sector, and one in 10 US lenders raising red flags for concentration risk – but no-one seems alarmed. In large part, that’s because exposure is spread across a galaxy of smaller banks.

Some of these banks may go under, says Tom Hoenig, a former FDIC vice-chair, but “I think we’ll work through this”.

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