Tariffs

Trump says Fed should have Draghi as chief instead of Powell

06/26/19

The president said that European Central Bank President Mario Draghi would do a better job overseeing monetary policy in the U.S. than Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.

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Fifth Third CEO sees no need for digital-only bank

06/12/19

CEO Greg Carmichael said Wednesday that online-only banks "aren't relationship-based" and that Fifth Third would stick to its plan of attracting new depositors by selectively expanding into new markets.

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‘Epic’ flooding forces ag banks to lean on farm agency

06/10/19

Lenders are turning to the Farm Service Agency to backstop more loans as their Midwestern customers are beset by flooding in addition to the U.S. trade war with China and volatile crop prices. Can the FSA meet the increased demand?

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An upside for banks in trade wars; window closing for regulatory rollbacks?

06/10/19

Despite tension between the U.S. and trading partners, bank are doing booming business in financing cross-border commerce; some Republican lawmakers are getting antsy at the pace of rollbacks for bank regulations, and are pushing regulators for a sense of urgency.

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A growing risk for ag lenders

11/05/18

Can farmers — and the banks that lend to them — survive Trump's trade war?

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Construction lending is about to get hammered by trade war

09/10/18

Rising tariffs are rapidly increasing the cost of building materials, putting banks at risk.

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