Editors'picks for the week include SNL's rankings of the lead bankers in bank and thriftdeals for the first half of 2016 and a look at how one South Carolina communitybank avoided failure.
How a troubledbank used listing service deposits to avoid failure
Internet listing service deposits helped one South Carolinacommunity bank avoid failure long enough to recapitalize, but its CEO believes theywill play a minor role in the bank's healthy future.
Ranking therainmakers in H1'16
Two sizable metro Chicago deals announced late in the secondquarter helped cement Sandler O'Neill& Partners LP investment bankers atop the lead banker rankings forthe first half of 2016.
Fed rosierthan banks on revenue amid negative rates
In the Dodd-Frank Act stress tests, the Federal Reserveprojected significantly better revenue performance in a negative-rate environmentcompared to bank-run projections.
Organic,inorganic growth drove big bank card balances in Q2
An acquisition helped fuel Citigroup Inc.'s sharp growth in card loans during the secondquarter. But for another big bank, a broadening in credit appetite and macroeconomicfactors contributed to its fastest expansion in period-end card loans in recentmemory.
Credit unionskeep watchful eye as political conventions unfold
As the Republican National Convention unfolds this weekin Cleveland and Democrats prepare to convene in Philadelphia next week, creditunions around the U.S. are left to wonder which outcome in the presidential electionwould benefit them most.