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Monday Aug 18 | Business Journal

Consumer loans jump 40 percent at St. Louis banks

Consumer loans increased to $1.06 billion as of June 30 at 85 banks based in St. Louis, 40 percent higher than a year earlier, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis .

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CBS News

a Where have all the working men gone?

Since the late 1940s, American men have been leaving the workforce, disappearing in a steady decline that picked up speed during the Great Recession.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Ag Professional

Southern Midwest farmland prices steady to soft in Q2

The price of quality farmland in the southern U.S. Midwest and Delta region were steady to softer during the second quarter compared to the previous quarter, reflecting lower farm income, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Deltafarmpress

Mid-South farmland prices falling, cash rents rising

According to a recent survey of lenders, farmland values in seven Midwest and Mid-South states are declining, while cash rents are higher to stable.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Financial Services, Banking

Reuters

US southern Midwest farmland prices stdy/soft in 2nd qtr - St Louis Fed

The price of quality farmland in the southern U.S. Midwest and Delta region were steady to softer during the second quarter compared to the previous quarter, reflecting lower farm income, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Kroger begins expansion at 35 W. University ParkwayKroger begins...

Kroger begins expansion at 35 W. University Parkway Ground has been broken to expand Kroger, 35 W. University Parkway Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/money/business/2014/08/13/kroger-begins-expansion-w-university-parkway/14029053/ Ground has been broken to expand Kroger, 35 W. University Parkway, from 65,000 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Banking, Jackson, TN, Financial Services

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Journal

St. Louis banks continue to get less risky

The Texas ratio for similarly sized banks of less than $10 billion in assets has dropped to 13.87 percent nationally, according to the Fed.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Fed's economic research site has data geeks swooning

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis houses an online clearinghouse called FRED, which has developed a wonkish cult following, thanks to the public's fascination with economic data.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Journalism, Retail, Ben Bernanke, Freds

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Business Journal

Profits up 16% at St. Louis banks, thanks to Reliance

Profits increased 16 percent at 86 banks based in St. Louis in the first half of 2014, and total loans increased 15 percent, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reported Friday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking, Scottrade, Investment Services, Stifel Financial

Business Journal

Maria Hampton to retire from Louisville Fed office

Maria Gerwing Hampton has been vice president and regional executive of the Louisville branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis since 2005.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Marketing

Business Journal

St. Louis Fed: Not all wealth inequality is bad

News stories about a "wealth gap" slowing U.S. economic growth were everywhere today.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sunherald.com

BancorpSouth pulls merger applications, expects to refile

BancorpSouth withdrew its applications to merge with two banks, but in a regulatory filing said it expects to "subsequently refile."

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Related Topix: BancorpSouth, Banking, Financial Services, West Monroe, LA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Business Journal

St. Louis No. 2 in ease of starting new biz: ranking

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranked St. Louis as the second most favorable city for starting a business in the United States.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Financial Services, Banking

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Wall Street Journal

World Income Inequality Even Worse Than Within U.S.: St. Louis Fed

The income gap between rich and poor nations is more severe than the more highly publicized disparities between the top and bottom of the U.S. income ladder, according to a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Books

Monster.com

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Simmons First plans acquisition of $1.9 billion Tennessee bank

That's according to a filing with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis that Simmons First National Corp. made public Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Simmons First National, Union City, TN

Business Journal

See student debt in St. Louis now vs. 8 years ago

Borrowers from low- and moderate-income areas of the St. Louis region had average student debt of $29,172 at the end of 2013, according to a Fed report.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mortgage Lender Implode-O-Meter

Bullard: Fed could hike interest rates next spring

' -- Likely jawboning; they will back away/distance themselves from this come spring, almost for sure.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Banking

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