|By Gawarecki, Mara|
Banks in the Upper Midwest continue to see improvement in earnings according to the
The number of problem institutions in the district dropped to 84 as of
Otto also reported that "efforts to strengthen bank capitalization and profitability have been successful to date," and, thus, banks in the district "are looking to increase lending activity."
Looking to the future, examiners will "closely monitor credit risk selection and underwriting at upcoming exams, particularly in those banks growing their commercial loans rapidly," according to OCC Risk Committee Chairman and District Risk Officer
Strategic risk heads the list of
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