Updated Guidelines For Clear-cut Systems Of Business Lending

Because the reserve ratio surpassed 1.15 percent on June 30, lower regular FDIC assessment rates on all insured institutions went into effect in the third quarter. On average, regular quarterly assessments were about one-third lower than in the previous quarter, although temporary assessment surcharges on banks with assets greater than $10 billion led to an increase in total assessments at most large banks. emphasis added Click on graph for larger image. The FDIC reported the number of problem banks declined (Note: graph shows problem banks for Q1, Q2 and Q3 2016, and year end prior to 2016):

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