Nonmetro, Metro, and U.S. Bank-Operating Statistics, 1986
AbstractThe financial condition of banks, both nonmetro and metro, generally deteriorated in 1986. Based on weighted statistics (which treat banks as an aggregate and may be dominated by a few large banks), aggregate profits for all U.S. banks fell 9 percent, expenditures to protect against upcoming loan losses rose 14 percent, and levels of problem loans rose 3 percent. Banks in the West and South had the lowest profits, the most problem loans, and the most loan losses in 1986, partly stemming from the troubled energy sector. Metro and nonmetro banks did not equally share these conditions. Differences in both the level and dynamics of change for metro and nonmetro operations appear when comparing all banks and when comparing narrow classifications such as bank size, loan and capital problems, local economic base (agricultural or energy), market extension, and regions. This report presents weighted and unweighted operating statistics for nonmetro, metro, and all u.s. banks for 1986, and comparisons with 1985.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in its series Statistical Bulletin with number 154692.
Date of creation:
Date of revision:
Contact details of provider:
Postal: 1400 Independence Ave.,SW, Mail Stop 1800, Washington, DC 20250-1800
Web page: http://www.ers.usda.gov/
More information through EDIRC
Rural banks; bank-operating statistics; bank size; financial conditions; financial conditions; bank size; bank-operating statistics; Rural banks; Research Methods/ Statistical Methods;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (AgEcon Search).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.