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Banking Industry Example


INDUSTRY REFERENCES

PERIODICALS

ABA Banking Journal
http://www.ababj.com
Monthly journal of the American Bankers Association; focuses on regulatory developments and compliance issues.

American Banker
http://www.americanbanker.com
Daily newspaper reporting on a broad range of legislative, product, and financial developments affecting depository institutions.

Federal Reserve Bulletin
http://www.federalreserve.gov/publications.htm
Monthly bulletin with data and articles covering banking and economic developments.

Quarterly Banking Profile
http://www4.fdic.gov/QBP/index.asp
Quarterly bulletin with earnings and balance-sheet data for FDIC-insured institutions.

REGULATORY AND OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES

Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC)
http://www.fdic.gov
Independent deposit insurance agency created by Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the US banking system by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to insured depository institutions.

Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors
http://www.federalreserve.gov
The Federal Reserve System supervises and regulates banks; maintains the stability of the financial system; conducts US monetary policy by influencing money and credit conditions; and provides certain financial services to the US government, the public, financial institutions, and foreign official institutions.

US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division
http://www.usdoj.gov/atr/index.html
As enforcer of antitrust rules, the DOJ reviews bank mergers for compliance with the Clayton Act, which prohibits mergers or acquisitions that are likely to reduce competition.

TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

American Bankers Association
http://www.aba.com
Largest banking trade association; represents all categories of banking institutions, including community, regional, and money center banks.

American Bankruptcy Institute
http://www.abiworld.org
Multidisciplinary, nonpartisan organization founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with analysis of bankruptcy issues. Membership includes 7,500 attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants, and other bankruptcy professionals.

Mortgage Bankers Association
http://www.mortgagebankers.org
National association representing the real estate finance industry. Its more than 3,000 member companies include mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, life insurance companies, and others in the mortgage lending field.

MARKET RESEARCH FIRMS

SNL Financial
http://www.snl.com
Financial information and research firm that collects, standardizes, and disseminates corporate, financial, market, and merger and acquisition data, plus news and analytics on banking and other industries.

Thomson Reuters Bank Insight
http://bankinsight.thomsonreuters.com
Provides banking information and analytics to the financial industry.

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