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MERS Under Court Scrutiny in New York State Finally, a Critical Mass of Doubters
Friday, July 01, 2011 (1323 reads)


The already-battered mortgage industry now faces a crisis that has been hidden in plain view for 14 years.



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How American Consumers View Debt
Friday, July 01, 2011 (1500 reads)


A new study published in April that throws light on consumers’ credit habits shows a need for increased financial literacy, even in America’s white middle class. However, one of the study’s authors says the need is not as much for more information as it is a need for consumers to take the time to make informed, rational decisions about their spending habits.



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Light at the End of the First-Quarter Tunnel
Friday, July 01, 2011 (3647 reads)


State’s Banks Report Beginning of Rebound

As the economic recovery picks up, Empire State banks are touting a return to healthy earnings as business loan demand rises and real estate woes level off.
While favorable interest rate spreads are certainly helping, mid-sized and community banks across the state say they are also seeing encouraging growth in core business areas.
Another positive trend: the bad-debt picture is easing, and with it, the level of capital requirements to cover potential losses. “I think all the banks are seeing less provision requirements to cover bad debt,” says John Millman, CEO of Sterling National Bank, based in New York City. “They are half of what they were a year ago. It translates into higher earnings.”



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Stress Testing Drafting a ‘Battle Plan’ for CRE Portfolio
Friday, July 01, 2011 (1533 reads)


Addressing the National Defense Executive Reserve Conference in Washington, D.C. in 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower said, “In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Delivered by the man who had orchestrated the largest seaborne military invasion in world history 13 years earlier, the remarks came with an undeniable gravitas.



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Locking the Back Door
Friday, July 01, 2011 (1378 reads)


You know it’s bad when the Simpsons cartoon series can instruct us on security. But here we are, considering the example of Montgomery Burns, the Simpson’s maniacal owner of a nuclear power plant, as he runs a gauntlet of body scans and password challenges required to enter his palatial office. Once inside, Burns notices a rickety screen door open to an unprotected field behind the plant.



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