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CFPB’s Small-Business Lending Data Collection Rule Draws Community Bank Criticism
Asset thresholds for community banks to report should be higher, trade group says
With Unemployment Rates Falling, More Than 1 in 2 Voters Say Economy Is Recovering
Share of voters who think economy is recovering rises 9 points from August poll despite up-and-down stock market
Analysis: More People Got Back to Work in August, but Outlook Dims for Those Still Looking for Jobs
Surveys indicate the U.S. workforce is becoming increasingly divided into two groups: Those who are more confident in keeping their jobs and those who are more pessimistic that they can return to their old ones or cover their expenses as federal jobless benefits decrease or expire, writes Morning Consult’s John Leer
Community Banks Fared Better Than Large Ones During Second Quarter, FDIC Data Shows
Paycheck Protection Program helped push up loan growth at community banks, according to newly released report
As Stock Market Soars, Voters More Likely to Believe Economy Is Improving
Voters are more likely to tie the economy and stock market together than to separate them
Analysis: Impact of Executive Orders on Consumer Confidence Unlikely to Boost Spending
Since the end of July, confidence has climbed slightly, possibly in anticipation of executive action from the president, though a chasm between consumers and investors remains, Morning Consult economist John Leer writes.
Nearly 4 in 5 Voters Support Deferral of Student Loans Amid the Pandemic
Postponing loans for six months without interest is the most popular option addressing student debt
Analysis: Unemployment Insurance Hasn’t Disincentivized Workers From Re-entering the Job Market
With the expiration of $600 per week unemployment insurance benefits, 5.4 million Americans will struggle to pay their bills by the end of this month, Morning Consult economist John Leer writes.
Analysis: How COVID-19 Has Changed Consumer Confidence in All 50 States
Tracking how consumer perceptions have shifted in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak
Demand for Online, Small-Dollar Loans Fell as Consumers Got Pandemic Relief, New Data Shows
Experts warn that could change if extra unemployment insurance isn’t extended