Regional Banks Not Seeing Loan Upswing

The Wall Street Journal reported that, despite a strong economy, regional banks have failed to see an upswing in lending.

Economic Uncertainty Takes Toll on Regional Banks

Reuters reported that the recent decline of U.S. bank stocks has been particularly unkind to regional banks, and that’s not likely to change soon as hopes dim for higher long-term interest rates and timely policy relief from Washington.

WSJ: Regional Banks Experience Slower Business, Commercial Loan Growth

The Wall Street Journal reported that regional banks are seeing a slowdown in business and commercial loans as the Fed second rate increase has failed to materialize.