Loan demand disappointed as optimism for economic growth under President Trump gave way to uncertainty over the prospects for regulatory relief and tax reform. Credit quality held up, but the retail and health care sectors have become potential trouble spots. Here’s a recap drawn from banks’ quarterly earnings calls.
Contrary to many third-party payment providers' practice of pushing customers to lower-cost payment rails, Regalii wants its end users to pay their bills with credit cards. The goal of this arrangement is, of course, to make money for banks.