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Do the Math.
By Jeff Goble
Many banks throughout the Midwest have been overweighting mortgage-backed agency securities issues for their portfolios during the period when the Federal Reserve has been conducting historic amounts of quantitative easing. These bonds have nearly replaced the traditional agency and Treasury holdings held in most bank bond portfolios since the Fed has been purposely driving up their prices in order to lower mortgage rates.
A lender’s guide to special issues in maximizing recovery.
By Zach Bancroft and Gary Barnes
Agricultural lenders must be proactive in handling agricultural loans when a borrower has filed bankruptcy due to the unique character of the collateral. Whether it be crops or animals, both can be of a perishable nature and require immediate attention in a bankruptcy case.
First National Bank of Omaha has released its 2019 Outlook, prepared by the banks’ wealth management team. The outlook seeks to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the U.S. and global economy and how, using the bank’s forecasted trends, to tailor portfolios to meet life goals.
The one thing that almost everyone agreed on over the past two years is that after almost a decade, the Fed needed to gradually increase rates from the near zero rate level. Now that the Fed is completing its second year of increases and overnight rates have eclipsed 2 percent, there is an increased feeling of angst in the world of business.