MORTGAGES

Frustrated in attempts to sway HUD, the MBA says it will take its case to the people. Page 12

Another uptick in delinquencies is all but inevitable next year, experts say. Page 14

FUTURE BANKER

Still on hold for crucial data? Still waiting for the computer folks to update your software? "Push" technology is being used to flag bankers with important in-formation they may not even know they need, while tuning up bank systems and adding applications from afar. Magazine

WASHINGTON

Chase and Citicorp are trying to stop financial reform legislation from passing the House this year. Page 4

REGIONAL BANKING

Robert E. Evans, whose gamble on free checking helped save TCF Financial in Minneapolis, is retiring. Page 8

COMMUNITY BANKING

A small but growing number of banks are offering investment programs designed to appeal to the altruistric. Page 18

CORPORATE FINANCE

Canadian Imperial's CIBC Wood is making a name for itself in junk bonds. Page 20

CREDIT/DEBIT/ATMs

Citicorp, which has always assembled its own ATMs, has started handing over the job to NCR. Page 22

TECHNOLOGY

Intelidata, the interactive banking software company, has chopped back staff to weather a slump. Its president is betting bankers will eventually ask themselves, "Why in the world did I outsource the data warehouse?" Page 25

INVESTMENT PRODUCTS

Hiring Investment Centers of America has been the answer for dozens of Midwest banks that wanted to stop the hemorrhaging of deposits to outside brokerages. Page 36

MARKET MONITOR

The bleeding may have slowed at Wells Fargo, but it probably hasn't stopped yet, analysts say. Page 48

The Travelers/Salomon is expected to trigger a round of job-hopping - maybe next month - among bank analysts. Page 48

WEEKLY REPORT: SMALL BUSINESS

GETTING A PIECE OF THE MARKET: Banks have devised various strategies - from mass marketing to niche specialization - to serve the growing financial needs of entrepreneurs. Special section starts on page 30

IN THE BATTLE to sell leasing, insurance, and investment products to small businesses, nonbank specialists are winning. Page 35

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