Issues : COVID-19
Community Banks Are Buying Back Stock. Should You?
Bank Director explores the trend in recent share buybacks at community banks.
Banks Tap Capital Markets to Raise Pandemic Capital
Community banks are taking advantage of friendly markets and attractive pricing to raise opportunistic capital in the face of the pandemic-induced recession.
When it Comes to Loan Quality, Who Knows?
Seven months into the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s still too soon to make an accurate assessment of the banking industry’s loan quality.
Banks Have Started Recording Goodwill Impairments, Is More to Come?
Once the coronavirus crisis leeches into credit, a growing number of banks may need to record goodwill impairment charges.
A Former Astronaut Offers Work-From-Home Advice to Bankers
Former astronaut Michael Massimino sees many parallels between the coronavirus-induced challenges associated with remote work and the training and preparation he received to spend time in space.
Are We Headed for a Depression, or Are We Just Depressed?
Is a recession that’s even worse than the Great Recession called a depression?
Dual Deal Accounting Challenges During a Pandemic
The pandemic has complicated the crucial accounting that banks must perform when considering the benefits of a merger or acquisition.
Designing a Pandemic-Proof Compensation Plan
Banks may need to update their compensation plans following the hastening workforce shift brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Combatting Employee Malaise During the Pandemic
Companies need to address feelings of demotivation and uncertainty among workers through hope, handles and scenario planning.
A Rare Opportunity for Change
Two banks share how their branch strategies have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.