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Choke out 'Operation Choke Point'

...Committee recently approved an amendment to a regulatory relief bill that would prohibit agencies, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., from participating in the secretly hatched Justice Department initiative.You may recall the program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-04/choke-out-operation-c
US bank earnings up 6.9 percent in Q1

...continued to fall and the number of "problem" banks reached a six-year low.The data issued Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. showed "gradual but steady improvement" for the banking industry, FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-27/us-bank-earnings-69-percen
Volcker says US bank oversight ineffective, seeks overhaul

...assume the oversight functions now exercised by the Fed, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. for banks, and by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-20/volcker-says-us-bank-overs
US bank earnings up 7.3 percent in 3Q

...expenses and continued to lend out more money, which help drive up revenue.The data issued Thursday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. showed a robust picture as the banking industry continues to recover from the financial crisis that struck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/us-bank-earnings-73-percen
Business news

...banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007.The data issued Thurs day by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. showed a robust picture as the banking industry continues to recover from the financial crisis that struck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/business-news
Choking businesses

...marijuana shops and abortion providers did not make Operation Choke Point's list of targeted industries.The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. recently stopped providing its hit list of industries to banks, acknowledging it created "a misperception...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-10/choking-businesses
Proposed townhome development on Skinner Mill Road opposed by neighbors

...ranged anywhere from $250,000 to $6 million, but Gilmer said he took a big hit financially after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. started shutting down banks.Gilmer moved full-time to Thomson in 2008 and has since been involved in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-05-29/proposed-to
US bank earnings decline 7.7 percent in first quarter

...mortgage refinancing and reduced banks' revenue from the mortgage business.The data issued Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. highlighted the impact of the increase in interest rates that occurred in the spring of 2013.It was only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-28/us-bank-earnings-decline-7
Business news

...difficulty increasing revenues, and are relying on setting aside less for loan losses to boost earnings.The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. reported Wednesday that the banking industry earned $40.3 billion in the final quarter of 2013, up from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-26/business-news
First Community Bank grows with move to Augusta

...whether there were banks to acquire. Savannah River had not been in business long enough, however, for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to consider it eligible to acquire failed banks; the bank started in 2007."Randy has a lot of banking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2014-02-07/first-commun