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Bankers turn curiously optimistic about the economy

Competition for deposits is tight, the outlook for loan demand is uncertain, and regulatory relief is yet to be much of a relief — so...
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‘I don’t see a recession’: Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster | Business

Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which prove...
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'A wolf in sheep's clothing': Comments of the week

Readers react to states investigating payroll advance companies and the GOP’s weak response to cannabis banking, heed a warning that nonbanks are prepared for CECL...
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Recession-proofing loan books, Trump DOJ goes easy on big banks, Fed's real-time payment: Top stories of the week

Anticipating recession, banks start scrubbing loan books; how Trump’s political appointees thwarted tougher settlements with two big banks; the Fed’s plans on its real-time payment...
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'The whole situation is frustrating': Comments of the week

Readers react to the Fed’s lengthy plan for a real-time payments system and Fifth Third’s minimum wage increase, jab at Sen. Warren’s absence on the...
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Owning Fiat Just Got More Expensive – NIRP Strikes Again

With the recent Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) announcement that even more customers will be charged to hold money in their banks, people are scrambling...
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Is Fed vote on real-time payments a sign of a wider split?

WASHINGTON — As the Federal Reserve Board has moved to tweak post-crisis rules, Chairman Jerome Powell and Vice Chairman of Supervision Randal Quarles have voted...