Top executives at two major banks — Bank of America (BAC) and U.S. Bancorp (USB) — could not have clashed more in their outlooks for commercial lending Wednesday even if they had tried.

B of A officials downplayed expectations and vowed not to lower prices to chase market share, while the head of U.S. Bancorp reported double-digit growth in the category and pledged to stay aggressive.

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