U.S. bank lending to foreigners rises
- Anti-terrorist bill imperils credit market, critics warn. McConnell, Bill // American Banker;5/29/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 102, p1
Reports on banking industry and regulatory officials' warning of severe disruptions in international credit markets if the proposed antiterrorism bill becomes law. Barring by the legislation of banks from lending more than $10 million a year to foreign businesses that invest in developing...
- Shareholders left in dark on rise of emerging-market bank loans. Kaplan, Daniel // American Banker;8/5/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 148, p33
Reports that top banks in the United States disclosed only 58 percent of loans to emerging economies, according to a study by Brown Brothers, Harriman and Co. Risk of cross-border exposure; Attitude of bank analysts to the risk; US Securities and Exchange regulation on foreign loans.
- U.S. Bank lending aboard. // Economic Trends (07482922);Dec97, p17
Reports that October 1997's financial crises in Southeast Asia have in effect, put United States vulnerable because of their lending to exporters as well as their direct lending abroad. Influx of foreign capital; Share of U.S. bank lending to foreign banks.
- U.S. banks gaining ground in loans to developing world. Kraus, James R. // American Banker;1/9/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the increase in volume of loans extended by American banks to developing countries for the year 1996. Comparison with European and Japanese banks' developing country lending operations; Reasons for banks' eagerness to lend to emerging markets.
- Fed Rule Expands U.S. Banks' Activities Abroad. Blackwell, Rob // American Banker;10/18/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 200, p2
Reports the approval of a comprehensive revisions to Regulation K of banking organizations in the United States. Coverage of the rule; Reduction of the regulatory burdens of banks engaged in international lending; Concerns on accounting principles for fees on international loans.
- COUNTRY RISK ASSESSMENT: RISK ASSESSMENT OF THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. Haque, Mohammed Ashraful // Journal of International Business Research;Jan2008, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p21
International lending has become an integral part of the major U.S. commercial banks. The recent surge in international lending and rescheduling has created both the opportunity for greater profit and exposure to greater risk. The purpose of this study was to identify the risk level of each of...
- Polonius's Revenge. // National Review;10/15/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 20, p1260
The article focuses on prodigal lending practices by the U.S. With crunch in Mexico and Poland, and debts on other Third World and Communist countries, many U.S. banks have or anticipate problems. In this context the article cites various factors that led the initiation of prodigal lending...
- 'Credit flight.' Willis, Mike // ABA Banking Journal;Oct2000, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p72
Deals with the state of bank lending in the United States (U.S.) as of October 2000. Status of the primary loan categories; Discussion on the idea of moving into foreign credit markets; Arguments on the U.S. banking crisis of the 1980s and the Asian crisis of the 1990s.
- Foreign Lending Exposure. // Economic Trends (07482922);Aug2000, p18
Reports on the loans provided by United States (U.S.) banks to developing countries. Use of contingent claims by U.S. banks; Factors that influence the reliance on short-term lending.