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ProBank Austin Advisor

November 11, 2019 - 1 min read

Market interest rates have moved higher even as the Fed is on hold. More of the same kind of economic data is expected this week. The inflation data is forecast to rebound from the declines reported for September, but the year-over-year result is expected to remain unchanged. The core rate for the CPI has increased…

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Mutual Bank Quarterly Report

November 8, 2019 - 2 min read

Ohio Mutuals Balance Sheet Growth Rates Comparable to Overall Growth Rates Nationally For the first nine months of 2019, mutual institutions nationally (468 mutuals) and those headquartered in Ohio (38 mutuals—excluding two multi-billion-asset institutions) grew their balance sheets by 3.4 percent compared with 1.3 percent for the 139 mutuals headquartered in the Midwest.  Loan balances…

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ProBank Austin Advisor

November 4, 2019 - 1 min read

Economic data and the Fed make for an interesting week. Investors had a huge amount of data and events to deal with last week. First, the economic data reflected a better environment than has been feared in the last three months. The Advance Report for third quarter Real GDP came in at 1.9% or just…

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ProBank Austin Advisor

October 28, 2019 - 1 min read

The FOMC meets this week with no clear signal as to what action they may take. This should be an eventful week. The Fed has been very reluctant to send any signal as to what may happen with monetary policy at this meeting. Bond investors have taken market interest rates up more than 30 bp…

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Job Alert: Mid-Southern Savings Bank Searching for Commercial Loan Officer

October 24, 2019 - 1 min read

Mid-Southern Savings Bank, FSB, Southern Indiana, is looking for a Commercial Loan Officer, to develop and manage commercial loan accounts which meet established lending requirements and provide maximum profitability to the Bank with a minimum of risk.  The candidate must have the ability to be a self-starter and develop new business opportunities through calls and active…

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ProBank Austin Advisor

October 21, 2019 - 1 min read

Confusion was heightened with the release of data last week. Fuel for those anticipating a recession was provided last week. Retail sales were reported as having dropped by 0.3% for the month of September. For those forecasting a recession in the next twelve months this was viewed as proof the consumer has slowed spending. Consumer…

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ProBank Austin Advisor

October 14, 2019 - 1 min read

The Fed is caught between some progress on risks and no inflation pressures The decision the Fed will make in two weeks became more difficult last week. The inflation data came in much lower than has been the case in the last three months. The PPI dropped by 0.3% in September which took the year-over-year…

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