Monthly Archives: January 2012

Job Growth and the Financial Services Industry

During his State of the Union speech the President said, ‘In the last 22 months, businesses have created more than three million jobs. Last year, they created the most jobs since 2005.’ All of those jobs were made possible by … Continue reading

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2012 Off to Good Start with Strong Lending Results

This week both Citi and JPMorgan Chase announced strong results for small business lending in 2011. Chase‚Äôs announcement of a 52% increase year-over-year for small business lending was staggering, with a total of $17 billion lent to American small businesses … Continue reading

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BITS and FS-ISAC Launch Service to Reduce Email Fraud

BITS, the technology policy division of The Financial Services Roundtable, and the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) are offering financial institutions a new service to prevent email fraud and phishing attacks through enhanced threat intelligence. The Trusted … Continue reading

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Business Lending Up 8% for 2011

As we begin 2012, there are signs that the economy is growing. New construction of apartment buildings and supermarkets can be seen around town. Signs for hire are posted in storefront windows. But it is business lending in particular, that … Continue reading

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