December 1999

Community Investments - Volume 11, Issue 3

The last month has seen a flurry of editorial activity and op-ed pieces written about the newly enacted Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999. Clearly, the debate isn’t over relative to its potential impact and long-term value. Time and experience will likely serve as the ultimate arbiters.

The views expressed are not necessarily those of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco or of the Federal Reserve System. Material herein may be reprinted or abstracted provided Community Investments is credited. Please provide our Community Development Department with a copy of any publication in which material is reprinted.

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Editor’s Notebook
Joy Hoffmann Molloy

Credit Scoring for Small Business Lending
Gary Palmer

Creating Cultural Windows to Banking Opportunities
Gilda Haas

Home for Dinner Home Buyers Program
Joselyn A. Cousins

Micropolitan Community Reinvestment Trusts
Kevin O’Brien

District Bulletin

2000 CRA Roundtable Dates

More on CRA Investments

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