Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks throughout a Senate Banking Committee listening to in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Photos(This story is for CNBC Professional subscribers solely). The U.S. monetary system was already hit by one world disaster this 12 months, however buyers will study on Thursday whether or not the Federal Reserve believes the banks are ready for extra problems.The Fed’s “stress checks,” that are designed to see how the monetary construction of banks fare beneath hostile situations, embrace new pandemic-related situations this 12 months. A type of is a W-shaped restoration, during which financial restrictions are reimposed to gradual the coronavirus, shutting many companies down as soon as once more. The primary outcomes of those workout routines are slated to be launched after the bell on Thursday. Weak efficiency might damage the possibilities that the banks hold issuing their dividends, which a number of Fed officers have referred to as for them to droop.