What's In Store for the Auto Industry in 2011

Apr 08, 2011 Brian Bradley

As the US auto industry slowly pulls itself back from the brink of collapse, signs of a comeback in 2011 are on the horizon. Since last spring, two leading economists at the NADA/IHS Global Insight Forum in NYC predicted a return to more

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FDIC and Financial Firm Breakups

Dec 13, 2010 Joe Dejoseph

A few weeks ago U.S. regulators approved an initial rule for the government to seize and dismantle large, troubled financial firms, including a stipulation that, in limited cases, could allow other creditors to get more favorable treatment.

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Why Support Increased Lending for Credit Unions

Oct 07, 2010 Joe Dejoseph

Credit unions operate like banks in many ways and offer similar consumer services offered by banks. However, less than one-third of credit unions make business loans and not all credit unions offer business services such as business checking

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The Auto Industry After the Mid-Term Elections

Oct 01, 2010 Brian Bradley

The outcome of November's mid-term elections (the Republicans gained control of the house and weakened the Democrats majority in the Senate) has changed the prospects for a variety of economical aspects, including those of the auto industry.

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Community Bankers Against Raising Business Lending Cap for Credit Unions

Sep 20, 2010 Joe Dejoseph

The new Small Business bill contains an amendment that would more than double the business lending cap from 12.25% of total assets to 27.5% for Credit Unions. While Credit Unions officials continue to lobby Congress for this raising of the

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