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A spanking in banking: Slide presentation

July 1, 2009


Ron Wirtz Editor, fedgazette
A spanking in banking: Slide presentation

How have Ninth District banks performed of late, and how do we know? One useful perspective is a historical comparison of common performance measures for banks going back to the 1980s, when the district and nation were also in the grips of a banking crisis. What follows are historical snapshots of those measures.

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Ron Wirtz
Editor, fedgazette

Ron Wirtz is a Minneapolis Fed regional outreach director. Ron tracks current business conditions, with a focus on employment and wages, construction, real estate, consumer spending, and tourism. In this role, he networks with businesses in the Bank’s six-state region and gives frequent speeches on economic conditions. Follow him on Twitter @RonWirtz.