The Voice: Industry News - August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018

Bank Overseer Ready to Begin Community Lending Rewrite 

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is prepared to move first on a rewrite of bank lending rules for low- and moderate-income communities with a proposal coming as soon as this month. 

Source: Bloomberg 

Main Street USA Businesses are Feeling Pain as The Trade War Wallops Farms 

The decline in commodity prices followed the U.S.-China trade war and Beijing slapping 25 percent retaliatory tariffs on American soybeans. 

Source: CNBC 

Venture Capital: Giving Minority Entrepreneurs a Chance 

Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood talked with Impact America Fund founder Kesha Cash about the sometimes complex collision of money and mission in venture capital. 

Source: Marketplace 

United States: Federal Regulators Issue Key Guidance On Fintech Issues 

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency provided important guidance on a broad range of issues confronting the fintech industry. 

Source: Mondaq 

Big Banks Bullish On Lending to Small Businesses, Biz2Credit Reports 

Strong economic numbers including higher wages are driving lenders to give small businesses the funds they need to grow in this environment. 

Source: Small Business Trends

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