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Feb 18, 2016 1:00:00 PM

What Does Interest Rate Uncertainty Mean for Banks?

In December, everyone was talking about the first interest rate increase in almost a decade.  As part of its announcement, the Federal Reserve identified the current economic environment as “the end of an extraordinary period,” and said the rate hike was designed to be a “liftoff.” They predicted additional rate increases in 2016 and a period of strengthening economy.

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Topics: Regulations, Federal Reserve

Oct 9, 2014 12:30:00 PM

Community Banking News Roundup – Basel III, HELOC and Managing your M&A

HORNE believes in taking a windshield view of the future. That means continually gathering and reviewing information and intelligence about key regulation, compliance issues and economic trends that will have an impact on the direction that the banking industry takes going forward. 

From Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) to the implications of Basel III, to the end of draw period for HELOC borrowers, here are a few of the topics we recommend you keep on your radar, and some of the questions we all should ask as we navigate change and risk.

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Topics: Basel III, HELOC, Federal Reserve, M&A