Survey: Community Banks Concerned About Profits

While community bankers in December had a slightly more optimistic outlook about future business conditions and the economic outlook compared to the end of 2020, bankers are expressing more concerns about future profitability, according to the Conference of State Bank Supervisors latest survey. 

Mass. Bankers Slams Biden OCC Nominee

Citing a proposal they described as “anathema to community banks,” the Massachusetts Bankers Association and 40 other state banking trade groups have signed a joint letter opposing law professor Saule Omarova’s nomination to lead the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Dodd-Frank Relief Package Passes Congress

It may not happen often, but both credit union and community bank advocates cheered yesterday as the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Dodd-Frank regulatory relief package, sending the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign the legislation into law.