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Another Weak Quarter for U.S. Banks
Banks' net interest margins plummet; poor business loan performance pushes up delinquency and charge-off rates.
Banks’ Expenses Growing, But Not Their Incomes
The formula for banks' lower profits: three rate cuts by the Fed, yield-curve inversions, and higher salary and benefits costs.
Why Does Goldman Sachs Want to Be a Bank?
Rising rates haven't helped Goldman's small banking unit, which likely will remain small yet subjects the firm to regulatory restrictions on its activities.
Bank Profits Rise as Interest Spread Hits 3.3%
Average net interest margin reached its highest level since late 2012 as banks continued to benefit from rate hikes.
Bank Profits Surge 10.7% to Record $48.3B
An FDIC survey shows the industry is benefiting from increasing net interest margins, which reached an average of 3.22% in Q2.
Why Banks Are Paying So Little Interest
In this interest-rate cycle, financial institutions are taking an especially long time to raise the rates they pay on deposits. Here's why.
Bank of America Revenue, Earnings Fall in Q2
Still, Bank of America, the nation’s second largest bank, beat analysts' earnings-per-share estimate, as it reduced expenses and grew its loan book.
U.S. Bank Profits Climb 11.9% to $40.8B
"There are signs of growing credit risk, particularly among loans related to energy and agriculture,” said the FDIC's chairman.
Banks and Interest Rates: Aiming for the Net
Banks once dreaded rate rises. Are they right to look forward to them now?