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- Borrowing via Discount Window Falls. Blackwell, Rob // American Banker;12/30/2008, Vol. 173 Issue 249, p20
The article reports borrowing through the discount window of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board decreased. Other forms of borrowing also decreased, including traditional borrowing from banks and borrowing by investment banks from the Federal Reserve. The amount lent by the Federal Reserve to assist...
- Discount Window Borrowing Drops 13%. Sloan, Steven // American Banker;1/16/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p20
The article reports that "discount window" loans from the U.S. Federal Reserve Board declined 13% on a weekly basis. Secondary credit for troubled banks totaled $139 million, while loans to commercial banks fell 20% to $66.5 billion. In addition, loans to American International Group Inc....
- Consumer Borrowing in March Saw Largest Increase in More Than a Year. Puzzanghera, Jim // Banking Strategies Daily;5/9/2014, p3
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Reserve has announced that consumers borrowing increased in March 2014 by the largest amount in more than a year.
- Lending keeps rising despite Fed rate hikes. Matthews, Gordon // American Banker;2/13/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 29, p1
Reports on the continued rise of business loans inspite of the Federal Reserve's campaign to restrain credit. Banks' easing of credit standards; Overcapacity in the banking industry; Effect of competition among banks.
- Banks Ready For March (Bankruptcy) Madness. M. S. // Bank Loan Report;3/17/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p1
The article reports that banks are ready for the so-called March Madness in the U.S. The month of March is a prime month for companies to make financial disclosures and provide guidance for performance and bankruptcy filings. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve has pointed out to increasingly...
- Fed Affirms HMDA Data Report Exemption. Sloan, Steven // American Banker;12/23/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 227, p2
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Reserve Board has established that data-collection requirements as specified by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) will not be enforced upon financial institutions with less than $39 million in assets. HMDA data is used to monitor lending to minorities.
- Discount Window Lending Expands. Sloan, Steven // American Banker;1/18/2008, Vol. 173 Issue 13, p20
This article reports that loans through the Federal Reserve Board's discount window grew to $5.567 billion, from $1.015 billion a week earlier. Most of the loans, $5.557 billion, were in the form of primary credit to healthy institutions, according to data the Fed. released. The lending was...
- Borrowing at Fed Window Holds Steady. Sloan, Steven // American Banker;8/8/2008, Vol. 173 Issue 153, p2
The article reports that the lending which occurs at the discount window of the U.S. Federal Reserve remained constant during the first week of August 2008. Topics of discussion include the use of the window by investment banks and loans to weak financial institutions. Also discussed is seasonal...
- Discount Window Off 7.4%. Sloan, Steven // American Banker;4/24/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 78, p16
The article discusses lending activity through the U.S. Federal Reserve's discount window for the week of April 12, 2009. Total lending declined 7.4%, as loans to commercial banks fell 6.6%. Lending to investment banks was down by 23%, while the volume of loans to banks deemed unhealthy...