Examining Intelligent Systems In Business Funding

How much? It'snot clear, but Nomura estimates a 40 basis point improvement after five 25 basis point hikes in the Fed funds rate between the first quarter of 2017 and the third quarter of 2019. That is significant, considering most banks have a NIM of roughly 3 percent. For most banks, loan growth is continuing in the low-to-mid-single digit range: Banks: Q4 loan growth Commercial Real Estate up 2.3% Consumer up 1.5% Source: Susquehanna Bottom line: Expect banks to be moderately upbeat about the economy, the yield curve, and loan growth. But don't be surprised if very few are willing to stick

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