Technical Note | HBS Case Collection | July 2009 (Revised July 2011)

Note on Capital in the U.S. Financial Industry

by Clayton S. Rose, Scott Waggoner and Sally Canter Ganzfried


This note was created to supplement classroom discussion in the EC course "Managing the Financial Firm" and provides background for exploring issues general managers in financial firms face in considering appropriate capital levels.

Keywords: Capital; Financial Institutions; Management; Financial Services Industry; United States;


Rose, Clayton S., Scott Waggoner, and Sally Canter Ganzfried. "Note on Capital in the U.S. Financial Industry." Harvard Business School Technical Note 310-005, July 2009. (Revised July 2011.)