Contributor : Naomi Snyder

Article | October 28th, 2011

Biggest banks are growing deposits faster than the rest

A new report from SNL Financial shows the breakdown of deposit growth among banks and thrifts, as well as which institutions are growing the fastest.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | October 20th, 2011

Trust in the banking system: How should banks respond to Occupy Wall Street?

The public’s perception of banking is at a miserable low. Does it matter and what can be done about it?

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | October 7th, 2011

Delinquency rates tick upward: Blame the Government

The latest loan delinquency rate survey from the American Bankers Association says more loans are 30 days or more past due. Could job cuts in the public sector be the cause?

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | October 3rd, 2011

Twist This

The Federal Reserve’s Operation Twist is putting pressure on bank interest margins. Will it make the banks lend more?

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | September 20th, 2011

Is cutting branches the best answer when times are tough?

Bank of America is cutting 30,000 jobs and HSBC is selling nearly 200 branches. But JPMorgan is building more branches. Which is the best strategy?

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Research | September 8th, 2011

Bank directors work more hours for less pay

Bank Director’s latest Compensation Survey shows that bank directors on smaller bank boards work more hours than they did last year; and in many cases, they are paid less.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | August 24th, 2011

Has Lending Turned a Corner?

Small and mid-sized banks appear to be beefing up their loan portfolios while the big banks stay low.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Bank Services
Interview | August 19th, 2011

A Conversation with a Regulator: What Bank Directors Need to Know

Bert Otto of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency talks about the exam process, mistakes bank directors make and how to disagree with your regulator

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Interview | August 19th, 2011

The Loan Conundrum

Kentucky-based Republic Bancorp’s CEO talks about how he grows his profits and loans in economic and regulatory uncertainty.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | August 9th, 2011

Bank stocks plummet: It’s the economy, stupid.

Bank stocks get hurt the worst when there are worries about the economy and the debt downgrade is no welcome news, either.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director