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Banking, editors' picks

This week's editors' picks include the SNL third-quarter M&A league tables; a data dispatch on the top 20 list of U.S. mortgage originators in 2016; and a feature on the Street's expectations of large U.S. banks' third-quarter earnings.

SNL Q3'17 M&A League Tables

S&P Global Market Intelligence released third-quarter 2017 M&A league tables for its covered North American sectors. Sandler O'Neill and Keefe Bruyette & Woods remained the top two financial advisers for bank and thrift M&A activity.

Nonbanks continue mortgage market share gains as Citibank falls out of top 5

Despite Wells Fargo & Co. securing the top spot, nonbank mortgage lenders dominated the 2016 list of top 20 U.S. mortgage originators. Citigroup Inc., meanwhile, fell from the top 5 slot.

Street anticipates mixed bag for large US banks' Q3 earnings

Analysts are expecting that the biggest banks in the U.S. will collectively see modest third-quarter lending growth and lower trading revenue.

With Fed exit, bankers wonder how to cover deposit bases

As the Federal Reserve begins to wind down its balance sheet, bankers are left to guess what will happen with their deposit bases. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Chairman, President and CEO William Demchak said it would be "a lot more volatile than people assume."

Despite personal devastation, hurricanes can offer macroeconomic boost

Bankers who have experienced hurricanes said funding by insurance claims and emergency federal relief could provide an economic boom that could last for years.