Is the southwest lending boom too much of a good thing?
Regional lending in a world of interstate banking
Implication of the Texas experience for financial regulation
New England banks and the Texas experience
New England banks are currently suffering from problems similar to those that caused the demise of many Texas banks. In both cases, a boom in the real-estate sector was followed by a sharp contraction caused by weakness in the leading sectors of the economy. In both cases, banks had greatly expanded their real-estate lending, and the declining real-estate prices produced substantial loan losses. ; This study suggests, however, that these similarities do not imply that New England will go on to repeat the Texas experience. The author finds that New England does not suffer from construction ...
Can low oil prices cripple the Texas banking system?
Is Texas overbanked?
A good way to answer that question is to compare the availability of banking services in Texas withavailability in other parts of the country.
Breaking out of recession: gauging Texas’ response to Fed stimulus
From the time the U.S. recession began in December 2007 through the subsequent recovery, Texas and the Eleventh Federal Reserve District have outperformed the nation.While economic activity is better in Texas, it remains far from robust. And though Texas employment hasn?t fully reclaimed levels reached before the crisis, the other 11 Federal Reserve districts remain 3 to 8 percent below predownturn employment peaks as a postrecessionary disquiet lingers.