Meeting Coverage

Expert: Half-dozen banks will fail in coming weeks

A half dozen smaller banks will fail in the next three weeks, predicted Don Musso, president of management consulting firm FinPro, earlier this week during a banking conference in Edina, Minn.  “This is the world the regulators live in,” Musso said April 30 during the Bank Holding Company Association spring seminar. “Understand the brain drain … Read more

Economist: Major recession unlikely despite troubling signs

Todd Buchholz

Prominent economist Todd Buchholz does not expect a major recession to strike but is worried that the shortage of workers, political polarization and deficit spending are hampering long-term growth prospects. The economy will worsen as gas prices remain high, Buchholz said, speaking Oct. 4 during the Bank Holding Company Association’s fall seminar. [Continue]