Commercial lending

Customers Bancorp banking cannabis firms in New York, Pennsylvania

09/17/19

The company will offer deposit-related services to firms with permits for hemp and CBD.

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Pioneer in N.Y. issues warning on potential client fraud

09/11/19

The company says its exposure involves a participation loan to a business customer for which it was the originator.

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Could Fed rate cut be undermining business confidence?

09/10/19

It hasn't stimulated loan demand in ways banks hoped it might, and some CEOs fear future rate cuts might cause companies to hunker down.

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Treasury moves to recap Fannie, Freddie; BofA's down market success

09/10/19

Mnuchin hopes to strike a deal soon to recapitalize the two mortgage giants, a prelude to privatization; the bank’s focus on mid-tier corporations is starting to bear fruit.

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TD Bank seeks recruitment jump on workers who took a timeout

09/09/19

Its new training program will try to make commercial bankers out of professionals who left the workforce and want back in. It is another example of a bank getting creative in a tight job market.

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Community Banks with the Largest C&I Loan Portfolios

09/09/19

On Jun. 30, 2019. Dollars in thousands.

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Why Fifth Third is raising its bet on alternative power

08/27/19

The Cincinnati bank recently expanded its renewable energy banking business to include investment banking services. Its ambitious goals demonstrate the sector’s growing appeal to regional and community banks.

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Credit Unions with the Largest Credit Card Portfolios

08/26/19

On Mar. 31, 2019. Dollars in thousands.

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Private credit bets big on cannabis companies as banks pass

08/26/19

Nonbank lenders Monroe Capital and MGG Investment Group have made a combined $115 million of loans to firms that make cannabidoil and supply products to the cannabis and hemp industries.

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Restaurant business is giving lenders indigestion

08/21/19

As a growing number of chains go bankrupt, loan charge-offs are rising.

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