Watchman Banks Are In Trouble: New York Community Bancorp Cut To ‘Junk’ By Moody’s 33% Of Deposits Uninsured,the Crash is Coming

By SRH, HNewsWire Reporting: Embattled regional bank New York Community Bancorp received another blow Tuesday evening when Moody’s Investors Service lowered its credit rating to junk status. Moody’s downgraded New York Community Bancorp due to “challenges” stemming from the lender’s unexpected loss in the commercial real estate market. The downgrade reduced the bank’s credit rating by two notches from its prior level, indicating a significant lack of faith in the bank’s capacity to repay its debt holders. “NYCB’s core historical commercial real estate lending and significant and unanticipated loss on its New York office and multifamily property could create potential confidence sensitivity,” according to the assessment released by Moody’s Investors Service. Following the downgrading, New York Community Bancorp shares fell 17% in after-hours trading on Tuesday evening. This loss comes on top of a 22% selloff in regular trading. Credit…

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