As commercial real estate lending gained momentum in 2013, so did the percentage of banks with CRE concentrations. We measure the changes since the first quarter of 2007, breaking down the data by the asset size of the banks and the states where they are based.
Millennials are not only taking on much more debt than previous generations, but they may not ever be able to pay it off in their lifetimes, according to a first-of-its-kind study. The same study also shows that banks can do something to help, though.
As the Financial Stability Oversight Council works through its checklist of jobs mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act and continues a project to spur reform of the money market mutual funds, the big question is: What will the interagency body focus on next?
Executives from four community banks established during the last wave of de novo bank creation talk about their experiences in surviving the economic crisis and their plans for when the economy rebounds.