Region Focus

Summer 2007

Banks and Business

The success of some banking and commerce combinations raises the question of whether maintaining a wall between them makes economic sense
By Doug Campbell

Related Links

Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. "The FDIC's Supervision of Industrial Loan Companies: A Historical Perspective." FDIC Supervisory Insights, Summer 2004, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 5-13.

Krainer, John. "The Separation of Banking and Commerce." Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Review, 2000, pp. 15-25.

Walter, John R."Banking and Commerce: Tear Down This Wall?" Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Economic Quarterly, Spring 2003, vol. 89, no. 2, pp. 7-31.

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