Community Bank Optimism on Local Economic Health Ticks Up Slightly, but Concerns Remain

Community bankers are feeling slightly better about the health of their local economies, but still far short of their pre-pandemic level of confidence, the most recent Community Bank Sentiment Index (CBSI) reveals. The Conference of State Bank Supervisors released the third-quarter results in early October, collecting data from 334 community banks across the nation during … Read more

Texas Banking Commissioner Cooper Re-Appointed to FSOC

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has re-appointed Texas Department of Banking Commissioner Charles G. Cooper to serve his second two-year term as the state banking representative on the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). Title I of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act created the FSOC to monitor the safety and stability … Read more