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ACT Research continues to expect a mild recession to materialize, if not as soon as previously envisioned. Broad-based momentum coming out of Q1 increasingly suggests a recession is more likely to materialize in the second half of 2023. Helping to... Read Story
April 12, 2023, 07:00 AM

According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 report, January heavy-duty (HD) orders were relatively weak, but it remains to be seen whether this represented a pause after robust year-end orders, or the beginning of a more... Read Story
February 21, 2023, 07:10 AM

KBRA released its 2023 ABS Sector Outlook, examining key trends from 2022 and providing forecasts for the new year.Persistently high inflation, tighter monetary policy and slowing economic growth have weighed heavily on risk assets in 2022, and the U... Read Story
November 30, 2022, 07:12 AM

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, surging inflation, the Fed hiking interest rates into a potential recession, and supply-chain disruptions remain overarching themes.According to Kenny Vieth, ACT... Read Story
August 22, 2022, 07:00 AM

The equipment leasing and finance industry will likely feel significant effects from rising inflation and the Fed’s actions to fight it, according to a new article published in the Journal of Equipment Lease Financing (JELF), the peer-reviewed... Read Story
July 08, 2022, 07:18 AM

For the second quarter in a row, business executives are reining in their optimism about the U.S. economy, in part because of the potential impact of trade and tariff policies and rising interest rates, according to the third-quarter AICPA Economic... Read Story
September 10, 2018, 07:24 AM

In response to a decade-long low-interest rate, low-inflation setting, the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released a new study, On the Rise: How Inflationary Pressures and Rising Interest Rates Could Impact the Equipment Finance Industry... Read Story
June 12, 2018, 07:25 AM

The U.S. economic expansion continues unfettered, according to a new report by TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®.  "Despite a significant amount of volatility in quarterly growth rates in the first half of the... Read Story
June 20, 2017, 07:07 AM

Widening yields on middle-market loans is giving lenders more leverage to negotiate with middle-market borrowers, according to a report from Business Insider. The shift follows three quarters of downward pricing pressure characterized by agressive... Read Story
May 26, 2017, 07:17 AM

Most U.S. banks should see an earnings boost from a rising interest rate environment over the next several years, according to Fitch Ratings. However, not all banks will be beneficiaries, and the potential impact will depend on individual bank's... Read Story
April 14, 2017, 07:08 AM

A significant proportion of U.S. non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) would be adversely affected by an accelerated and higher-than-anticipated increase in U.S. interest rates, says Fitch Ratings. The impact on U.S. NBFIs of U.S. interest rates... Read Story
April 12, 2017, 07:15 AM

The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Foundation released its quarterly forecast, U.S. Industrial Outlook: Glimmers of Light. The forecast shows positive signs of global economic stability. Low interest rates and the... Read Story
March 03, 2017, 07:10 AM

The American economy is showing its resilience, bouncing back with gusto after a slow start to the year, according to a report by TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®. "Consumers burst out of the gates in the second... Read Story
June 27, 2016, 08:04 AM

Following a quarter of strong revenue growth, U.S. middle market companies reported stable growth to close 2015, even as rate of increase in employment flattened and confidence in the economy fell. These findings headline the National Center for the... Read Story
January 28, 2016, 07:15 AM

The Federal Reserve issued the following press release on December 16, 2015:Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in October suggests that economic activity has been expanding at a moderate pace. Household spending and... Read Story
December 17, 2015, 07:06 AM

Now that the Fed has maintained its near-zero target rate, most U.S. banks will remain very attentive to their cost structures given the expectation of flat to lower asset yields going forward, says Fitch Ratings. Moreover, Fitch expects many highly... Read Story
September 21, 2015, 07:04 AM

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Household spending and business fixed investment have been increasing moderately, and the housing sector has... Read Story
September 18, 2015, 07:08 AM

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) said a new fee schedule released by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) will waive or sharply reduce fees for 99 percent of community banks that use or reference the London Interbank Offered Rate... Read Story
November 25, 2014, 06:52 AM

Capital markets activity continues to accelerate, as the likelihood of rising interest rates looms in the near future, which means now is the ideal time for borrowers to explore interest rate hedges. These insights and others are shared by Neil... Read Story
November 13, 2014, 07:00 AM

According to a Bloomberg poll, LIBOR will be replaced by a benchmark subject to greater government control, according to a poll of global investors. Forty-four percent of those responding to a quarterly Bloomberg Global Poll said Libor will be... Read Story
September 07, 2012, 07:31 AM