Credit quality

Bad loan erases fourth-quarter profit at CrossFirst in Kansas


The company revised its results to a net loss of $700,000 after deciding to record a $16 million loan-loss provision for the commercial loan.


Fulton in Pa. revises 4Q profit after commercial loan becomes uncollectable


A large charge-off and additional loan-loss provision reduced quarterly profit by 12%, to $47.8 million.


Heartland banks have a new worry in turbulent ethanol business


Ag lenders say the Trump administration’s waivers for oil refineries threaten another source of revenue for corn growers and ethanol makers.


M&A, hiring, credit quality: What's on minds of midsize bank execs


Certain loan segments are showing signs of deterioration, but consumer lending and digital banking are bright spots. Meanwhile, bankers are eyeing opportunities to improve efficiency, add scale and take advantage of M&A disruption. Here's what to expect from smaller regionals in the year ahead.


Leveraged loan risk remains 'elevated,' regulators warn


Nonbanks hold a disproportionate percentage of the worst-rated loans, but banks hold a majority of the market, and risk management safeguards are largely untested, according to an interagency report on shared national credit.


Credit woes weigh down Hanmi's quarterly results


The Los Angeles company set aside more money to cover a problem loan after an updated appraisal of the credit's collateral.


Damage report: Popular’s running toll of natural disasters


The largest bank in Puerto Rico said hundreds of millions of dollars of its mortgages and consumer loans are tied to the parts of the island hit by the recent quake or still recovering from two hurricanes.


Discover's shares tumble after warnings on costs, credit quality


The credit card lender has seen problem loans spike since it introduced a feature that lets at-risk customers restructure loans through its online and mobile channels.


Tennessee bank's sale a cautionary tale on out-of-market lending


Franklin Financial agreed to be sold less than a year after issues surfaced in its portfolio of shared national credits.


Comerica stung by falling oil prices


The Dallas bank’s troubled energy loans reached a nearly two-year high as crude prices plummeted.