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Bury this bank

...expiration of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, the New Deal-era dinosaur that epitomized...House Republicans last month allowed the bank's charter to expire, and last week they rebuffed a Senate attempt to attach the bank's reauthorization to an $8 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-02/bury-bank
Fearful of being left out to dry, bond funds hold more cash

...Several reasons are behind the liquidity worries. Big Wall Street banks used to step in as buyers during past downturns but are now...Fund managers say it's because of tighter regulations on banks' risk-taking.Another worry is the impact of so many dollars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-03/fearful-being-left-out-dry
Upcoming calendar

...Church, 1910 Division St.; fundraiser for the church food bank; canned goods and donations welcome; bench only, bench reps...second floor, municipal building, 530 Greene St.AUGUSTA LAND BANK AUTHORITY MEETING: Work sessions 9 a.m. first Thursdays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-08-03/upcoming-calenda
Regions Bank Amateur Series | The Augusta Chronicle

...David Westin | Sunday, May 13, 2012 Regions Bank Amateur Series Founded in 1988, the Regions Bank Amateur Series, formerly known as the...for the player of the year this year. Regions Bank Amateur Series Gordon Lakes PING Regions Invitational...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/sports/regions-bank-amateur-series
Augusta banker named president of State Bank & Trust

...Brinson III, the former chief executive officer for Augusta-based First Bank of Georgia, has been named the president of State Bank & Trust, which now owns First Bank.State Bank, based in At lan ta, acquired First Bank by merging with Georgia-Caro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-30/augusta-banker-named-presi
Scuttlebiz: More fed funds flow to reactors at Vogtle

...DIRECTOR: There's a magazine called Bank Director that this month compiled...the top performing publicly traded banks. Only nine banks from Georgia hit the listing, including Augusta-based Southeastern Bank Financial Corp., which operates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-01/scuttlebiz-more-fed-funds-
From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price increases

...don't want to frequently reprint menus. But once they do start to rise, they are slow to change course.The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta maintains an index of sticky prices, which has risen 3 percent at an annual rate in the past three months, the most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-02/rents-haircuts-americans-s
State Bank and Trust signs go up at First Bank of Georgia branches

...acquisition by Atlanta-based State Bank Financial, which took effect at the beginning of the year. First Bank was one of metro Augusta's oldest independent banks, with roots tracing back to McDuffie Bank & Trust Co. in 1989."A lot of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/state-bank-and-trust-signs
Quarterly profit up for Georgia Bank & Trust parent

The parent company of Georgia Bank & Trust reported Friday a substantial increase...last year.Augusta-based Southeastern Bank Financial Corp. reported second-quarter...demand continues to improve."Georgia Bank & Trust, the largest locally owned bank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-24/quarterly-profit-georgia-b
Shift from refinancings to home mortgages is increasing in Augusta

...04 percent a week earlier. Banks had been processing big batches...down this summer at Regions Banks, said Lori Williams, a vice...applications might be less, the bank can enjoy better income from...from the nation's four major banks last week showed that refinancings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-31/shift-refinancings-home-mo