U.S. Bank Statistical Report – January 2020

Improved Yield Curve and Reduced Trade Tensions Boost December Bank Stock Gains, Capping Off a Strong Year. Outlook for 2020 Remains Positive, but Unlikely to Match 2019. The month of December was generally a positive period for the markets, with relatively little...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – January 2020

SBA 504 loan originations remained strong through the third month of the 2020 fiscal year. Through January 3, 2020, SBA 504 loan originations were up 37.7% compared to the prior year, reaching $1.70 billion year-to-date in FY2020 versus $1.24 billion during the same...

U.S. Bank Statistical Report – December 2019

Fed Rate Cut, Easing Worries Over Trade and Economic Growth Propel Bank Stocks in September. The month of November showed little volatility in the markets, but what it lacked in drama, it made up for in good vibes. The markets moved steadily upward during the month,...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – December 2019

SBA 504 loan originations remained strong into the second month of the 2020 fiscal year. Through November 29, 2019, SBA 504 loan originations were up 24.8% compared to the prior year, reaching $1.11 billion year-to-date in FY2020 versus $888.3 million during the same...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – November 2019

Through November 1, 2019, which is one month into the new fiscal year (2020) for the program, SBA 504 loan originations were up a whopping 35.5% compared to the prior year, reaching $656.4 million year-to-date in FY2020 versus $484.4 million during the same period in...

U.S. Bank Statistical Report – October 2019

Fed Rate Cut, Easing Worries Over Trade and Economic Growth Propel Bank Stocks in September. The dark clouds of worry that caused a general stock market decline that hit the banking sector particularly hard in August gave way to a much less pessimistic attitude in...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – August 2019

Through August 9, 2019, SBA 504 loan originations are up 7.2% compared to the same period in the prior year, reaching $4.26 billion year-to-date in 2019 versus $3.98 billion during the same period in 2018. This reflects a substantial acceleration in originations over...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – July 2019

Through June 28, 2019, SBA 504 loan originations are up 5.4% compared to the same period in the prior year, reaching $3.59 billion year-to-date in 2019 versus $3.40 billion during the same period in 2018. Despite this growth, the unpaid principal balance of...

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