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Limited Demand for Farm Loans, But Strong Profits for Ag Banks

Agricultural lending at commercial banks continued to decline but showed some signs of stabilizing in the third quarter.

Esther L. George
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Esther L. George is president and CEO of the Kansas City Fed and the Tenth District's representative at the FOMC.

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A Great Moral and Social Force: A History of Black Banks

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The Rise of Buy Now, Pay Later: Bank and Payment Network Perspectives and Regulatory Considerations

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) products offered by fintechs have gained traction among consumers and merchants in recent years and...

Farm Real Estate Values Rise Sharply

Farmland values surged in the third quarter according to Federal Reserve Surveys of Agricultural Credit Conditions

How the Pandemic Influenced Trends in Domestic Migration across U.S. Urban Areas

The pandemic appears to have accelerated moves from larger urban areas to smaller urban areas.

Community Banking Bulletin: Deposit Market Share Relatively Unchanged Through Pandemic

The share of deposits in community banking organizations (CBOs)* remains relatively unchanged since the COVID-19 pandemic with CBOs continuing to hold significant deposits in many counties across...

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