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Sentiment Index

Community bankers are optimistic about the future, according to the new Community Bank Sentiment Index. The inaugural results show an index of 122, with 100 being neutral.

CSBS is now also conducting the first quarterly survey for the index. Responses will be collected September 1 - 30. 

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What is the Conference of State
Bank Supervisors?

 

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors is the nationwide organization of financial regulators from all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 
For more than a century, CSBS has given state supervisors a national forum to coordinate supervision and develop policy. CSBS also represents its members before federal policymakers and regulators, provides training, and manages the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System.

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Risks Report
Brick and mortar consumer spending is keeping pace with e-commerce. Real estate lending to retail is expanding.
Aug 13, 2019
Blog post
North Dakota Commissioner for the Department of Financial Institutions Lise Kruse explains the importance of the appraisal waiver granted to North Dakota and next steps.
Jul 19, 2019
Policy
A new series of CSBS papers will describe the various business segments within the nonbank industry, explain how they are currently licensed and supervised by state financial regulators, and discuss issues affecting regulatory changes going forward
Jun 4, 2019
Policy
Vision 2020 contains several CSBS and state initiatives to modernize nonbank regulation. What has been done to date, and what should you expect next?
Aug 2, 2018
Sep 23 - Sep 27
Palm Springs, California
Sep 23 - Sep 27
Palm Springs, California
Sep 30
St. Louis, Missouri

Recent Updates

Examiner
Autumn is upon us. A new mortgage industry paper. Data on Agent of the Payee. A look at how community bankers can take the pulse of the economy. Decoding the business cycle. This one's jam packed!
Sep 20, 2019
Podcasts
By Matt Longacre Director of Communications, CSBS
Sep 19, 2019
Podcasts
Greg says, “Our small department touches every community in the state of Tennessee.”
Sep 12, 2019
Blog post
The CFPB's proposed update to debt collection rules needs clarifications.
Sep 19, 2019
Policy
The proposed rule states that currently, validation notices, combined with the limited disclosure of consumers’ rights with respect to debt collection, may limit a consumer’s ability to fully exercise their dispute rights.
Sep 19, 2019
Blog post
CSBS Senior Economist and Director of Research Tom Siems examines economic growth in the current business cycle.
Sep 18, 2019
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