Eighty-eight percent of midsize business leaders are optimistic about their company’s performance in next six months, up significantly from 56% one year ago and the highest percentage recorded in 11 years of JPMorgan Chase’s Business Leaders Outlook Pulse survey, the bank said yesterday.
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The Federal Reserve today said it plans to launch a new tool, the Scaled CECL Allowance for Losses Estimator, or SCALE, to help community banks implement the current expected credit loss standard.
The American Bankers Association added three banks to its Nasdaq Community Bank Index (ABAQ) today. The index now includes 301 community banks with a combined market cap of $309.8 billion.
FDIC-insured banks and savings institutions earned $76.8 billion in the first quarter of 2021, a 315.3% increase from a year ago, the FDIC reported today in its Quarterly Banking Profile.
Banks and credit unions are the most trusted financial institution, according to a new survey released this morning by Morning Consult, with 61% of consumers saying they “naturally trust banks.”
The ABA Foundation invites entries for the ninth annual Community Commitment Awards, which recognize and promote extraordinary bank commitment to communities and the innovative, high-impact programs that improve the quality of life for customers and the communities banks serve.
American Bankers Association President and CEO Rob Nichols today said that the rapid convergence of banking and technology is important and benefits consumers, but emphasized that “there should be some degree of levelness as it pertains to supervision and consumer protection,” for new market entrants offering bank-like services.
The FDIC today announced the appointment of nine new members to its Advisory Committee on Community Banking.
Farm banks have held up well despite challenges to the agriculture industry since 2014, and problem loan levels have remained modest, according to a new report from the FDIC.
FDIC-insured banks and savings institutions earned $59.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020, a 9.1% increase from the year prior, but full-year net income declined 36.5% to $147.9 billion, the FDIC reported today in its Quarterly Banking Profile.