Wednesday, January 16, 2008

JP Morgan vs. Citigroup

If you take a look at the capital ratios of the these two banks, it speaks volumes about what is going on. These numbers are preliminary but here they are:


Tier 1 Capital Ratio - 7.1%
Total Capital Ratio - 10.9%

JP Morgan

Tier 1 Capital Ratio - 8.4%
Total Capital Ratio - 12.6%

You can look up capital ratios for any bank by going to this web site:

The info is always a quarter behind, but it is useful nonetheless to see the trends.

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