Tag Archives: small business lending

Fed Survey: CRE Tightening Trend Continues

Bankers continued tightening credit for commercial real estate loans and consumer loans in the last three months while holding steady on other business loans and easing credit standards very slightly in their home mortgage portfolios, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer survey released today.

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Mnuchin, McMahon, Sessions Nominations Advance

The Senate Finance Committee approved Steven Mnuchin's nomination as secretary of the treasury, and the Senate Small Business Committee voted to advance Linda McMahon as administrator of the Small Business Administration. Both must now be confirmed by a majority vote in the full Senate.

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Fed Survey: CRE Loan Standards Tighten; C&I Holds Steady

Bankers continued tightening credit for commercial real estate loans in the last three months while holding steady on other business loans and consumer loans and easing credit standards slightly in their home mortgage portfolios, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer survey released today.

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Fed, CSBS Survey Examines Community Banking Activities

The Federal Reserve and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors today released an annual survey of the nation’s community banks, which provides a comprehensive overview of the key issues and challenges facing banks with less than $10 billion in assets.

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Survey: Small Biz Investment on the Rise in 2016

An overwhelming majority -- 87.5 percent -- of small business owners say they’re investing more in their business in this year than in 2015, and most are borrowing funds in order to do so, according to a study published today by fintech company BizFi.

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Agencies Issue 2015 CRA Small-Biz, Small-Farm Loan Data

The federal banking agencies today issued aggregate data on 2015 small-business, small-farm and community development loans that institutions reported under the Community Reinvestment Act. The data, which commercial banks and savings institutions with about $1.2 billion or more in assets are required to report and others can report voluntarily, show that such institutions made about 6.1 million small-business loans, totaling ...

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