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In remarks before a public symposium on small business loan data collection today, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen Kraninger signaled the importance of balancing the statutory objectives of Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act with the need to avoid negative credit effects on the $1.4 trillion small business lending market.


Bankers left commercial and industrial lending standards mostly unchanged amid weakening demand in the third quarter of 2019, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer survey released today.

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In a comment letter to the FDIC today, the American Bankers Association again called on the agency to return deposit insurance assessment credits owed to banks as expeditiously as possible, so that they can support the institutions’ lending and liquidity.


The American Bankers Association joined three other financial trade associations in a comment letter to the FDIC, Federal Reserve and OCC last week seeking additional clarity on the recently issued final rules tailoring the application of enhanced prudential standards and applying capital and standardized liquidity requirements.


Credit card use rebounded in the second quarter of 2019, after moderating in the first quarter, according to the American Bankers Association’s latest Credit Card Market Monitor released today.

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