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The FDIC Quarterly provides a comprehensive summary of the most current financial results for the banking industry, along with feature articles. These articles range from timely analysis of economic and banking trends at the national and regional level that may affect the risk exposure of FDIC-insured institutions to research on issues affecting the banking system and the development of regulatory policy. The FDIC Quarterly brings together data and analysis that were previously available through three retired publications -- the FDIC Outlook, the FDIC Banking Review, and the FYI: An Update on Emerging Issues in Banking. Past issues of these publications are archived under their original publication names.


FDIC Quarterly 2008 Volume 2, Number 3

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Quarterly Banking Profile – Second Quarter 2008

Commercial banks and savings institutions insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation reported net income of $5.0 billion in the second quarter of 2008, a decline of $31.8 billion from the $36.8 billion that the industry earned in the second quarter of 2007. Higher loan-loss provisions were the most significant factor in the earnings decline. Loss provisions totaled $50.2 billion, more than four times the $11.4 billion quarterly total of a year ago. The average return on assets (ROA) in the second quarter was 0.15 percent, falling from 1.21 percent in the second quarter of 2007.

Insurance Fund Indicators
Insured deposits increased 0.5 percent during the second quarter, and the Deposit Insurance Fund reserve ratio fell to 1.01 percent. Two institutions failed during the quarter.

Feature Article:

An Introduction to the FDIC's Small-Dollar Loan Pilot Program
   By Susan Burhouse, Rae-Ann Miller, and Aileen G. Sampson

On February 5, 2008, the FDIC selected 31 banks to participate in its Small-Dollar Loan Pilot Program. The goal of the two-year pilot is to help the FDIC identify best practices in affordable small-dollar loan programs that can be replicated by other financial institutions. This article summarizes the key parameters of the pilot, the small-dollar loan program proposals that participating banks described in their applications, and the first quarter 2008 results. Banks in the pilot originated more than 3,100 small-dollar loans, with a principal balance of about $3.7 million in the first quarter.
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Past Issues

2014

FDIC Quarterly 2014 Volume 8, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2014 Volume 8, Number 1

2013

FDIC Quarterly 2013 Volume 7, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2013 Volume 7, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2013 Volume 7, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2013 Volume 7, Number 1

2012

FDIC Quarterly 2012 Volume 6, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2012 Volume 6, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2012 Volume 6, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2012 Volume 6, Number 1

2011

FDIC Quarterly 2011 Volume 5, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2011 Volume 5, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2011 Volume 5, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2011 Volume 5, Number 1

2010

FDIC Quarterly 2010 Volume 4, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2010 Volume 4, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2010 Volume 4, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2010 Volume 4, Number 1

2009

FDIC Quarterly 2009 Volume 3, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2009 Volume 3, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2009 Volume 3, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2009 Volume 3, Number 1

2008

FDIC Quarterly 2008 Volume 2, Number 4
FDIC Quarterly 2008 Volume 2, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2008 Volume 2, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2008 Volume 2, Number 1

2007

FDIC Quarterly 2007 Volume 1, Number 3
FDIC Quarterly 2007 Volume 1, Number 2
FDIC Quarterly 2007 Volume 1, Number 1


Archived Issues

FDIC Outlook – 1997 thru 2006
FDIC Banking Review – 1995 thru 2006
FYI: An Update on Emerging Issues in Banking – 2002 thru 2006