Lending

Bankers turn curiously optimistic about the economy

08/19/19

Competition for deposits is tight, the outlook for loan demand is uncertain, and regulatory relief is slow-moving. Yet community bankers are feeling better about the economy than they have in two years, a Promontory Interfinancial Network survey found.

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Credit Unions with the Largest Portfolios of Loans and Leases

08/19/19

On Mar. 31, 2019. Dollars in thousands.

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Highest Loan/Deposit Ratios Among Bank Holding Companies

08/05/19

Year to date Mar. 31, 2019. Dollars in thousands.

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JPMorgan warns that lending income will fall in the second half

07/16/19

Granted, the bank's earnings per share topped estimates in the second quarter, but its forecast on net interest income suggests it will be harder for JPMorgan Chase to offset declining revenue from trading stocks and bonds.

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Moven's Plan B after buyout bid stalls: Expansion into lending

07/12/19

The fintech is moving ahead with a loan service after regulatory concerns stymied its deal for an ailing bank.

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Square sued over privacy issues; Banks eye Australia market

07/02/19

A California man says the company sent his medical information to a friend of his; the Big Four's monopoly may be coming to an end as Citi and others move in.

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Transition from Libor to new benchmark should begin now: Fed’s Quarles

06/03/19

Although Libor will will not be phased out until at least 2021, Randal Quarles said making the switch early is "consistent with prudent risk management."

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5 takeaways on industry’s health, from FDIC’s 1Q report

05/29/19

Wider net interest margins compared to a year earlier helped make up for a slight decline in loan balances, as nearly two-thirds of banks reported higher profits in the first quarter.

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Wells Fargo snags tech executives from JPMorgan, WarnerMedia

05/28/19

Steve Hagerman, who was responsible for the first mortgage platform at JPMorgan Chase, will be head of consumer lending technology at Wells. It also named Gary Owen, a veteran of WarneMedia, Promontory Financial and Citi, its chief information security officer.

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Highest Loan/Deposit Ratios Among Bank Holding Companies

05/20/19

Year to date Dec. 31, 2018. Dollars in thousands.

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