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Profits and balance sheet developments at U.S. commercial banks in 2009


Abstract: Reviews recent developments in the balance sheets and in the profitability of U.S. commercial banks. The article discusses how developments in the U.S. banking industry in 2009 and early 2010 were related to changes in financial markets and in the broader economy.

Keywords: Banks and banking; Profit; Bank profits;

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Provider: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

Part of Series: Federal Reserve Bulletin

Issue: May

Pages: A1-37