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Fannie, Freddie Transfer $102B in Credit Risk »
Since the Federal Housing Finance Agency launched a credit risk transfer program for  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2...
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Trade Groups Call on Congress to Grant Ex-Im Bank Long Term Authorization »
ABA and BAFT—the association’s global transaction banking subsidiary—yesterday joined several other trade groups in a lett...
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Shutting the Windows (7) »
Jan. 14, 2020, is the day that Microsoft will discontinue product support for Windows 7. At that point, Microsoft will beg...
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ABA Urges Bankers to Contact Lawmakers in Support of Farm Credit Fairness Bill »
With net farm income declining since 2013, and with many consumers in rural America struggling to find access to credit, A...
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Trump advisers reportedly review 15% middle-income tax rate »
President Donald Trump's economic advisers are discussing whether he should propose a middle-income tax rate as low at 15%...
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Eleven states file brief in support of CFPB structure change »
Eleven states filed a brief supporting All American Check Cashing Inc. in its constitutional challenge to the leadership s...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The number of bank M&As increased this year »
Two hundred and thirty-one bank deals have been introduced from Jan. 1 to Nov. 1 of this year, an increase of 4% over last...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Consumers use smartphones for transactions more often, but fraud a concern »
So far in 2019, about 61% of online banking transactions were made on smartphones, but the number of fraud cases reported...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interagency Webinar to Address Community Bank Leverage Ratio »
The FDIC, the OCC and the Federal Reserve will host an interagency webinar on the optional community bank leverage ra...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed Proposes 18-Month Extension for Single-Counterparty Credit Limit Final Rule »
The Federal Reserve Board last week issued a proposal to extend the deadline for its final rule limiting the amount of cre...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Bankers Flag CECL, Fintech as Top Concerns in Recent Interview »
The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss standard is among the top issues keeping community...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA Survey: Credit Quality Tops List of Concerns for Ag Lenders »
With the farm economy in the midst of a prolonged downturn, the primary concern among ag lenders remains credit quality an...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crapo: Marijuana banking vote may be stalled by impeachment inquiry »
A Senate vote that could ease banking restrictions for the marijuana industry may be stalled due to the House of Represent...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Banks, firms adjust to sophisticated cyberattacks »
Economic sanctions have increased state-sponsored cyberattacks on US companies to replenish national coffers, according to...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Economists differ on reasons behind decline in hiring »
Economists are split on why hiring has fallen to a monthly average of 167,000 this year from 223,000 in 2018, potentially...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFPB asks judge to dismiss second constitutionality challenge »
Lawyers for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are asking a federal judge to dismiss a challenge to its constitution...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA Offers Training for Veterans Transitioning to Careers in Banking »
As part of its ongoing commitment to help veterans, active-duty servicemembers and military spouses find new career opport...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
McWilliams Expresses Concern about New Loans Tied to Libor »
In an interview with MarketWatch published yesterday, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams expressed concern that banks are con...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA Calls for Interoperability as Fed Moves Ahead with ‘FedNow’ Service »
As the Federal Reserve moves ahead with its plan to develop the FedNow real-time payments settlement service, ABA in a com...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers to introduce bill capping interest on small-dollar loans »
A bill that would cap the amount of interest on small-dollar loans will be introduced in the House of Representatives, sai...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
N.Y. Fed official warns banks against isolated risk controls »
Banks often end up with less effective and sometimes duplicative risk controls when they take an ad hoc approach to safegu...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFPB: Collecting data on small business loans may create burden »
Collecting data on small business lending to minority- and women-owned companies may create a regulatory burden, said Cons...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bankers Continue Push for TCPA Reform »
ABA this week shared bank-provided data with the Federal Communications Commission to bolster its advocacy efforts for new...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kraninger Signals Balanced Approach to Small Biz Data Collection Rules »
In remarks before a public symposium on small business loan data collection yesterday, Consumer Financial Protection Burea...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Report Addresses Shifting Wealth Management Landscape »
With an estimated $68 trillion set to change hands by in the next 25 years, a new report released by ABA delves into...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bankers Urged to Submit Comments on Fed’s Real-Time Payments Proposal »
With the comment period for the Federal Reserve’s proposal to develop a real-time payments network closing at midnight on...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Concerns arise about nonbank mortgage lenders »
About of 70% of home mortgages are made by nonbanks which are not regulated and do not have a deposit base or emergency fu...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey: Most consumers prefer traditional banks »
About two-thirds of consumers who participated in a survey by the Consumer Bankers Association and Novantas said they were...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan lawmakers want banks to offer driver's licenses »
Twenty-one Michigan state lawmakers have signed on to a proposed bill that will allow banks and credit unions to offer dri...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA, Trade Groups Seek Additional Clarity on Tailoring Rules »
ABA joined three other financial trade associations in a comment letter to the FDIC, Federal Reserve and OCC last week see...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed Survey Shows Weakening Demand for C&I Loans »
Bankers left commercial and industrial lending standards mostly unchanged amid weakening demand in the third quarter of 20...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDIC Issues Compliance Guide to Community Bank Leverage Ratio »
After finalizing the community bank leverage ratio earlier this fall, the FDIC has released a compliance guide for communi...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York Fed Seeks Comment on Publication of SOFR Term Rates, Index »
As expected, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York yesterday announced plans to publish daily three compounded averages of...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA: FDIC National Rate Cap Proposal Is Insufficient »
The FDIC’s recent proposal to make changes to the national rate cap does not go far enough to address the problems with th...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed survey: Banks' business-loan standards unchanged in Q3 »
US banks changed standards little for business loans during the third quarter, according to a survey by the Federal Reserv...

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