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  • Fourth-Quarter Regional Outlook Published
    Quarterly in-depth review of economic and banking activity, with reports for each of the eight FDIC regions as well as a national summary.

    --Posted on December 20, 2000
  • FDIC Named Receiver for NSB Metro
    National State Bank, Metropolis, Illinois, was closed by the Comptroller of the Currency on December 14, 2000; the FDIC was appointed receiver and entered into an agreement with Banterra Bank, Marion, Illinois, to assume the insured deposits of the failed bank.

    --Posted on December 15, 2000
  • Third Quarter 2000 Quarterly Banking Profile
    The latest Quarterly Banking Profile comprehensively updates through September 30 the financial results for all FDIC-insured commercial banks and savings institutions as well as the status of the FDIC's deposit insurance funds.

    --Posted on December 14, 2000
  • Call Reports and Thrift Financial Reports
    The September 30, 2000 quarterly financial reports that all federally insured banks and thrift institutions must file with regulatory agencies are now available.

    --Posted on December 14, 2000
  • Annual Report of Trust Assets
    Bank officers may use a new Excel file to complete the Annual Report of Trust Assets.

    --Posted on December 14, 2000
  • Preliminary 3rd Quarter Bank Earnings Report
    The latest trends in the commercial banking industry. The Quarterly Banking Profile, which includes comprehensive information on all FDIC-insured institutions, will be released on December 14, 2000.

    --Posted on December 5, 2000

  • Draft FDIC Staff Memorandum: How to Avoid Purchasing or Investing in Predatory Mortgage Loans
    The FDIC is issuing for comment a draft memorandum that provides guidance to banks on how to avoid purchasing predatory loans or mortgage-backed securities that fund predatory loans.
    --Posted on November 17, 2000
  • Statistics on Depository Institutions (SDI)
    An advanced feature of the Institution Directory (ID) that allows the user to obtain more detailed financial reports and provides increased functional power including the ability to create custom peer groups of FDIC-insured institutions and bank holding companies for analyzing the financial institutions industry.
    --Posted on November 17, 2000
  • Notice Extending Period for Disapproval
    Copies of FDIC letters extending period for disapproving of Citigroup Inc.'s (“Citigroup”) Proposed Acquisition of (“Associates”) Hurley State Bank, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, A Subsidiary of Associates First Capital Corporation.
    --Posted on November 16, 2000
  • Ask FDIC
    Have a question? Don't know who at the FDIC to ask? Need an address? Want to get an expert FDIC answer? Find the information you need . . . along with links to the "FDIC Central Call Center" and many other FDIC resources.
    --Posted on November 01, 2000
  • Report on Underwriting Practices
    The FDIC Report on Underwriting Practices summarizes results of the Examination Supplement on Current Underwriting Standards, which FDIC bank examiners complete at the conclusion of each bank examination they conduct.
    --Posted on October 31, 2000
  • FDIC Signage and Logo
    Instructions for banks on how to request and display the FDIC logo in banks, in advertisements, and on websites.
    --Posted on October 30, 2000
  • FDIC–Journal of Financial Services Research Working Conference, November 9, 2000
    The FDIC and the Journal of Financial Services Research will hold a working conference entitled "Incorporating Market Information into Financial Supervision," on November 9, 2000, in the auditorium of the L. William Seidman Center, Arlington, VA.
    --Posted October 27, 2000
  • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Fair Credit Reporting Regulation
    The FDIC and the other Federal banking agencies have proposed consumer protection rules to implement the Fair Credit Reporting Act's notice and opt-out provisions governing the sharing of information among financial institution affiliates. Comments are due by December 4, 2000.
    --Posted October 20, 2000
  • Regional Economic Conditions
    A compilation of key economic data in graphical form for the United States as a whole and for each state, metropolitan statistical area, and county. Updated eight times each year, the site can help in assessing economic risks that can affect insured depository institutions.
    --Posted October 4, 2000
  • Third-Quarter Regional Outlook Published
    Quarterly in-depth review of economic and banking activity, with reports for each of the eight FDIC regions as well as a national summary.
    --Posted September 26, 2000
  • Safe Online Banking
    A new brochure gives practical advice to help consumers better understand their rights and responsibilities when banking over the Internet.
    --Posted September 25, 2000
  • International Deposit Insurance
    The FDIC fosters communication and supports coordination among deposit insurance agencies around the world. A new webpage lists international deposit insurance entities and presents resources for deposit insurance research.
    --Posted September 1, 2000
  • Certificates of Deposit: Tips for Investors
    Investing in a CD? A FDIC publication introduces the new world of brokered CDs, explains how this kind of investment works, outlines investment advice and concerns, answers questions about FDIC insurance of brokered CDs, and directs consumers to online help and more information.
    --Posted August 22, 2000
  • Historical Statistics on Banking
    A new edition of Historical Statistics on Banking--with improved navigation and additional help for accessing the data--provides year-by-year statistical information for FDIC-insured institutions through 1999.
    --Posted August 15, 2000
  • FDIC Solicits Comments on Deposit Insurance Options
    The FDIC has issued an Options Paper that summarizes alternatives for pricing, funding, and coverage of deposit insurance. You can read the Options Paper online and submit comments to
    --Posted August 09, 2000
  • FDIC Expands Its Federal Register Citation Page
    The FDIC has added new links to the FDIC Federal Register Citations Web page. The new links will enable viewers to connect with the Federal Reserve Board, Federal Trade Commission, and Department of Housing and Urban Development Web sites. Viewers will be able to obtain information on which final and proposed rules are out for comment, as well as general information on notices and statements of policy. The links are located under the heading, “Other Agency Federal Register Citations.”
    --Posted July 26, 2000
  • Employee Resume Book
    With the end of the banking crisis, the FDIC's Dallas office is now reducing its staff, and many affected employees are now seeking new job opportunities. An Online Resume Book offers potential employers a quick way to identify the dedicated, knowledgeable, experienced workers whom they seek.
    --Posted June 30, 2000
  • FDIC Consumer News--Summer 2000
    The latest issue of this FDIC quarterly suggests ways to protect your identity from criminals. It also features a consumer quiz and useful information about credit card grace periods, living trusts, and why direct deposit may be safer than mailing checks.
    --Posted June 29, 2000
  • June 2000 Banking Review
    Articles in the current FDIC Banking Review examine how the European Union is dealing with such changes as deregulation, globalization, and financial innovation and summarize regulatory agency actions, state legislation and regulation, and articles and studies pertinent to banking and deposit insurance issues.
    --Posted June 28, 2000
  • Second-Quarter Regional Outlook Published
    Quarterly in-depth review of economic and banking activity, with reports for each of the eight FDIC regions as well as a national summary.
    --Posted June 22, 2000
  • FDIC Power of Attorney
    A searchable electronic file listing current FDIC Powers of Attorney by state and county, for the benefit of loan servicers and other entities conducting business the FDIC in regard to assets sold in RTC-Issued Mortgage-Backed Securities transactions.
    --Posted June 15, 2000
  • Privacy of Consumer Financial Information
    An FDIC-approved final regulation implements the provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act governing the privacy of consumer financial information (effective November 13, 2000, with an extension for full compliance until July 1, 2001).
    --Posted May 31, 2000
  • Reform of Deposit Insurance
    The FDIC is conducting a comprehensive review of the deposit insurance system through open forums with bankers, trade groups, and consumer groups to discuss pricing, funds maintenance, and coverage levels.
    --Posted on May 26, 2000
  • Proposed CRA Sunshine Rule
    The FDIC has proposed a rule that would require the disclosure and reporting of certain agreements that relate to the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977, as required by section 711 of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley. The comment period closed on July 21, 2000.
    --Posted May 16, 2000
  • Increasing Interest Rate Risk at Community Banks and Thrifts
    Bank Trends--a series of analytical papers addressing areas of emerging risk in bank--publishes a new study examining how community bank and thrift net interest margins will likely come under pressure if interest rates continue to rise.
    --Posted on May 8, 2000
  • FDIC Chairman, Senior Staff to Meet with Bank CEOs
    Bank CEOs are invited to join in informal discussions with FDIC Chairman Donna Tanoue and senior staff. Meetings in three Midwestern cites will explore deposit insurance and related issues important to bankers.
    --Posted on April 28, 2000
  • Roundtable on Deposit Insurance
    As the first step in the FDIC's comprehensive review of the deposit insurance system, the FDIC held a roundtable discussion on April 25. At the roundtable, the FDIC, banking and financial industry trade groups, consumer groups and interested individuals discussed how to price deposit insurance, how to maintain the insurance funds, and how to provide the right level of coverage.
    --Posted on April 26, 2000
  • Resume Book
    Due to the closing of the FDIC Northeast Service Center in Hartford, Connecticut, many affected employees are seeking new job opportunities. An On-line Resume Book offers potential employers an opportunity to locate experienced, knowledgeable and trained employees.
    --Posted on April 20, 2000
  • Equity Investments, Real Estate Activities and Other FDIC-Approved Investments and Activities
    A list of the kinds of activities--organized by type of activity--that the FDIC has approved in the past under Section 24 of the FDI Act. Includes name of the bank, approval date, investment amount, and, in some cases, noteworthy conditions.
    --Posted on April 11, 2000
  • FDIC Forum on Privacy in an Electronic Age
    A March 23 FDIC-sponsored forum--"Is It Any of Your Business?"--explored consumer privacy in the financial services industry. A Privacy Forum Web page enables you to watch videotapes of the forum and read copies of the speakers' remarks.
    --Posted on March 24, 2000
  • FDIC Consumer News--Spring 2000
    The latest issue of this FDIC quarterly offers a guide to the most common ways to pay for things (especially cash, checks, credit cards and debit cards), explains the top ten insurance mistakes that cost depositors money, and presents a simple plan for fine-tuning your finances for the 21st century.
    --Posted on March 21, 2000
  • First-Quarter Regional Outlook Published
    Quarterly in-depth review of economic and banking activity, with reports for each of the eight FDIC regions as well as a national summary.
    --Posted on March 20, 2000
  • New Institution Directory
    A new version of the Institution Directory (ID) retains ID's functionality but with improved navigation and faster performance.
    --Posted on March 8, 2000
  • FDIC Loans and Real Estate Sales Summary 1990-1999
    Tabular summary of sales of a variety of FDIC-owned assets -- by year of sale and quality of assets. Updated annually at the end of January.
    --Posted February 11, 2000
  • Diversity at the FDIC
    The FDIC achieves its mission by creating an inclusive work environment that recognizes and appreciates all employees' perspectives and talents, allows employees opportunities to reach their highest potential, and attracts and retains the most talented employees.
    --Posted February 4, 2000
  • Permissible National Bank Activities and Equity Investments
    A list to help bankers identify activities permissible for national banks and, if permitted under state law, for state banks . . . and to help bankers comply with Section 24 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act. PDF Format
    --Posted January 19, 2000
  • Reorganized "Rules and Regs"
    The Web version of FDIC Law, Regulations and Related Acts (also known as the "Rules and Regs") has been reorganized for faster downloads and increased ease of use. As a result, bookmarks or favorites linked to the earlier version's subsections of the earlier Web version will need to be reset.
    --Posted January 11, 2000

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