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Can someone explain Bank Holding Companies to me?

Asked by Jackspeed (1points) September 16th, 2007

I was doing some surfing around and was reading the FED side and I couldn’t really grasp the idea of Bank Holding Companies.

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A company that owns or controls one or more banks or companies associated with banking such as leasing companies, credit companies, etc. It is usually identified by the word Bancorp or Bancshares in the name. The Federal Reserve Board of Governors regulates all bank holding companies.
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