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Real Estate Lending Risks Monitor

Posted August 19, 2015

This RE Lending Risks Monitor discusses key trends in commercial real estate markets and related lending issues, geared towards lenders within the 12th Federal Reserve District (nine western states).

Federal Reserve System Publications

Posted July 27, 2015

In this issue of Community Banking Connections, Chair Janet Yellen shares insights on the important role that community banks play in the U.S. economy. Other articles discuss ways banks can protect against unauthorized electronic payments from business accounts, how virtual currencies are changing the banking landscape, and factors contributing to low net interest income at community banks.

Banks at a Glance

Posted June 8, 2015

The 1Q15 Banks at a Glance reports are now available, highlighting key indicators of banking conditions within each of the nine states comprising the 12th Federal Reserve District.

First Glance 12L

Posted May 27, 2015

The 1Q15 issue of First Glance 12L shows continued improvement in 12th District bank credit quality, yet profitability remained constrained by narrowing net interest margins. Prospectively, a strong dollar and extreme drought pose challenges to borrowers who export goods, rely on foreign visitor activity, or engage in water-intensive industries.

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Financial Institution Supervision and Credit staff examine banks ranging in size from $60 million to $34 billion in assets.



Discount Window

Our primary credit lending program extends credit to depository institutions, helping to alleviate temporary liquidity strains. To borrow, an institution must have on file the necessary authorizing resolutions and adequate pre-approved eligible collateral.

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Asia Program focuses on issues important to banking in Asia and the Pacific Rim.

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