Community banking

Vaping deaths could slow pot banking momentum

10/17/19

The Senate Banking Committee chairman said he wants to revise legislation enabling banks to serve marijuana businesses to ensure it does not benefit vaping providers that have sparked safety concerns.

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Regulators offer CECL guidance to aid industry's adoption

10/17/19

The four prudential agencies, which will enforce the new credit loss methodology developed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, said they want to promote consistency.

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It takes every kind of people to make a good diversity effort

10/17/19

Employee programs need to embrace a wide range of groups including women, minorities and the LGBTQ community.

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Banks try new tack in clash with credit unions over military bases

10/16/19

Bank groups that lobbied unsuccessfully for the rent waivers credit unions receive now back a bill that would create equal rates for both industries.

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FASB unanimously approves CECL delay for most lenders

10/16/19

The accounting board delayed implementation for the majority of banks and credit unions until 2023.

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Docking Bancshares in Kansas to buy Midland Financial

10/16/19

The deal will create a nearly $500 million-asset bank.

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Group applies to form bank in Ohio

10/16/19

The application for Riverside Bank of Dublin comes just six months after another group opened a bank in a nearby market.

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Brodhead Bancshares in Wisconsin buys neighboring bank

10/15/19

The acquisition of Farmers & Merchants Bank created a bank with more than $200 million in assets.

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Banks’ next headache? Loans to manufacturers

10/15/19

Slowdowns in new factory orders and production, largely tied to the trade war with China, could translate to more defaults among industrial clients.

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Banks and Thrifts with the Largest Securities Portfolios

10/15/19

On Jun. 30, 2019. Dollars in thousands.

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