Banks are bringing increasing sophistication to measuring and managing interest rate risk and other intersection risks.
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FDIC-insured banks and savings institutions earned $25.5 billion in the fourth quarter, down 40.9 percent from the industry’s earnings a year before, the FDIC said yesterday.
As the Federal Reserve continues its slow and steady course to raise the federal funds rate, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President and CEO Robert Kaplan today said he expects to see continued GDP growth and tightening of conditions in the labor market in 2018.
As interest rates move up and commodity prices stay low, bankers’ use of the secondary market is evolving to focus on fixed-rate products.
The number of banks using derivatives to manage interest rate risk could increase significantly as a result of a new hedge accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board today.
The OCC is focusing on credit risk, compliance risk and strategic risk as its top supervisory priorities at community and midsize banks, according to the agency’s Semiannual Risk Perspective report released today.
With interest rates on the rise and new leadership in D.C., risk conditions on the ground are considerably different today from one year ago.
The American Bankers Association, through its Corporation for American Banking subsidiary, has renewed its endorsement of Fannie Mae’s secondary market options for community banks.
In the wake of the scandal over fake accounts created at Wells Fargo, the OCC has added a strong emphasis on governance of sales practices to its risk supervision for large banks, according to the agency’s Semiannual Risk Perspective released today.
Threats to U.S. financial stability remained within a medium range in 2016, though the financial system continues to face risks from a number of global and domestic factors, the Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Research reported today.