As President Trump signed the regulatory relief bill into law on Thursday, most of the attention was on a provision to help regional banks with more than $50 billion of assets. But a majority of the new law is aimed at helping institutions below $10 billion. Here's how.
Consumers’ desire to shop online is creating huge demand for distribution centers and forcing property owners to think creatively about redeveloping vacant retail space. Meanwhile, hundreds of billions of dollars will be spent rebuilding areas hard hit by hurricanes and wildfires.
We never promised the news would be good for all these community bankers, and it wasn’t. One couldn’t stop a failure, and another quit soon after an acquisition. The rest have their banks at different points on the comeback trail.