Editors' picks for the week include a blog post about investors' and analysts' optimistic view on community banks' earnings under Donald Trump's administration and a Data Dispatch discussing banks' reduced provisioning levels.
Online lenders review OCC charter proposal, could do more partnerships
Online lenders are reviewing the OCC's proposal to grant special-purpose national charters to financial technology companies, which one executive thinks could lead to more bank partnerships.
Lofty hopes for small bank earnings in Trump era
Expectations are high for earnings growth alongside a Donald Trump administration. Can community banks deliver? Bank investors are betting they can; analysts and economists are optimistic, but more cautiously so.
Banks cut provisioning despite uptick in credit quality concerns
Banks set aside less in loan loss provisions in the third quarter despite growing credit quality concerns in certain segments. But net charge-offs overall remain at historic lows, allowing banks to continue building aggregate reserves.
Citing CCAR value, big banks hope Basel set to free them from AMA risk
After years spent implementing advanced approaches risk-based capital rules for the industry's largest banks, some in those institutions are eager for the Basel Committee to move them into a new paradigm.
Banks cut into credit unions' growth in loans, deposits
U.S. banks and thrifts made up some ground on credit unions in the third quarter of 2016 in the pace of both loan and deposit growth.