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.
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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 U.S. banking sector remains strong overall, with banks maintaining strong capital and liquidity levels while seeing healthy loan growth and profitability, according to the Federal Reserve’s supervision and regulation report released today.
The FDIC, Federal Reserve and OCC today finalized a rule implementing a provision of the S. 2155 regulatory reform law regarding the treatment of high volatility commercial real estate.
In a letter to Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) today, ABA urged the Senate to expeditiously reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program.
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.
Ryan James reflects on how Surety Bank supported its customers through the financial crisis and how he’s positioning the 93-year-old institution for the next 90 years.
The second quarter saw substantially stronger demand for residential mortgage loans, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer opinion survey released today.
Underlying credit and liquidity risks associated with the current point in the economic cycle should be on bankers’ radar screens, the OCC advised today in its Semiannual Risk Perspective report.
A small net percentage of banks reported easing standards and terms for loans to large and midsize firms in the previous quarter, while on net no banks eased standards for small businesses, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest senior loan officer opinion survey released today.