Minority-owned businesses were more likely to report financial challenges compared to white-owned businesses, according to a study released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
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While the economic outlook in the near term remains positive, persistently low interest rates and continued economic growth could encourage investors to take chase yield by taking on more risk, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President and CEO Eric Rosengren cautioned today.
As banking becomes ever more technology-driven, many banks are shifting from a mindset that puts big tech projects off to one side to one that embraces ongoing innovation, development and deployment. Regions Bank exemplifies the latter mindset.
The impending demise of Libor is not a liability—it’s an opportunity.
Why credit portfolio managers need to focus more on physical climate risk.
With the volume of commercial real estate loans held by FDIC-insured banks reaching a record of $2.4 trillion in 2019, the FDIC is focusing on CRE risk management.
The way nonbank online lenders advertise or disclose up-front loan terms and costs for small businesses varies greatly, producing confusion for small business borrowers as online lending gains market share, according to research published Thursday by the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) wrote to Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles last week requesting a January briefing on efforts by the Fed and other prudential regulators to prepare banks for the transition away from the London Interbank Offered Rate.
In a 71 to 23 vote this afternoon, the Senate approved a spending package for the current fiscal year, funding the government through Sept. 30, 2020.
Financial firms that have not started their work to transition from the London Interbank Offered Rate and making fallback plans for contracts—especially loans—that currently reference it need to begin right away, the Basel, Switzerland-based Financial Stability Board said in a progress report today on the reference rate transition.