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Financials: Deregulation & Innovation Unleash New Opportunities for US Regional Banks

Small and midsize regional banks have fallen behind their larger counterparts lately, due to tumbling deposits and decreased lending. One of the main hurdles has been the Dodd-Frank legislation that was born out of the 2008 financial crisis, and put strong federal oversight on most financial institutions. However, things are about to get better for the regionals.
New legislation awaiting President Trump’s signature will include breaks for smaller banks that essentially eliminates the designation of systemically important financial institution for all but the big...

 

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