Commercial lending

CRE lending surge boosts Valley National's 4Q profit

01/25/17

The Wayne, N.J., company posted double-digit gains in interest and nontinterest income.

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UMB Financial profit rises on double-digit loan growth

01/25/17

Big increases in construction and commercial real estate lending boosted revenue at the Kansas City, Mo., company.

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Strong loan growth propels profits at Trustmark in Miss.

01/24/17

Increases in commercial real estate, C&I and municipal and state loans boosted fourth-quarter profit at the $13 billion-asset Trustmark.

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Regional banks weeding out risky loans while credit cycle is strong

01/24/17

Fifth Third and other regionals have ditched what they deem to be high-risk commercial loans in hopes of strengthening credit quality over the long term.

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Flagstar misses estimates as mortgage production slows

01/24/17

Mortgage lending was "challenging" in the fourth quarter, but the Troy, Mich., company showed strong growth in commercial loans

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Pinnacle to become small fish in the Carolinas with latest acquisition

01/23/17

To succeed, the Tennessee company must build on momentum created by BNC, the bank it just agreed to buy.

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Strong state economy boosts Bank of Hawaii

01/23/17

Expanded lending across a broad range of categories and extremely low unemployment in Hawaii pushed up the Honolulu bank's quarterly profit.

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Bankers are getting ready for a Trump bump

01/20/17

Donald Trump was sworn in Friday, but banking industry executives have spent the last two months envisioning a vastly different political, economic and regulatory climate. The dominant question in coming months will be how realistic those expectations are.

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Bankers count ways Trump will boost financial services

01/20/17

On earnings calls this week CEOs expressed optimism for increased loan demand, a softer tone from regulators, a higher SIFI threshold and, potentially, a surge of interest in health savings accounts.

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Cost Increases Tame Profits at SunTrust

01/20/17

Quarterly profit fell at SunTrust Banks in Atlanta as noninterest expense rose 8.4% and its loan-loss provision increased.

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