ABA Banking Journal

Founded in July of 1908, ABA Banking Journal online contains the complete text of ABA Banking Journal, a monthly magazine on commercial bank operation and management published by Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. Articles cover employee relations, recruiting and training. Subjects in the magazine also include installment, mortgage, commercial, and industrial lending as well as correspondent, foreign, and retail banking; deposit gathering; bank cards; asset and liability management; data processing and telecommunications; security; government relations; and legal and regulatory developments. The publication also provides a calendar of ABA-sponsored courses, seminars and workshops. William W. Streeter is the Editor-in-Chief and Robert DeMarco is the Group Publisher/Senior Vice President. Steve Cocheo is the Executive Editor and Andrea Rovira is the Editorial Assistant.

Articles from Vol. 91, No. 3, March

4 Tech Trends to Watch
Automation has transformed mortgage lending, but even greater change lies ahead. E-commerce, Internet origination, POS decisioning, and workflow top the list On a scale of one to ten, with one being technologically averse and ten being on the "bleeding...
Are You Y2K Ready? Tell Your Customers
"Happy New Year 2000!" was the banner of the full-page ad in USA Today and a video news release beamed via satellite to local TV news affiliates nationwide in January. Those activities are part ABA's strategic communications initiative to assure consumers...
ATMs-The Hot New Media Buy
Video-equipped ATMs deliver a captive audience for 15-second ads for cars, movies, maybe even bank products, and they generate REVENUE For the last three years, the automated teller machine market has seen its greatest gains in the low-end segment....
Automated "Messaging" System for Customer Service
In a perfect world, bank personnel could phone each customer whenever something happened that required bank or client attention, according to the folks at Diffusion, Inc. But real-world time constraints mean that other methods are needed to bridge...
Can Privacy Survive in a Database World?
"An American has no sense of privacy. He does not know what it means. There is no such thing in the country." So said George Bernard Shaw in a speech in 1933. Imagine what the often caustic English playwright would have said upon having supper interrupted...
Clean Data Can Be Rich Data
Anne Wallace, a manager in the Washington, D.C., office of KPMG Barefoot Marrinan, a business unit of KPMG Peat Marwick LLP. Taking a "business project" approach to regulatory reporting can yield more than fewer penalties For years, bankers collected...
Dig in! Banks' Slice of Asset Management Pie to Grow
Current characteristics of the asset management business, combined with several long-term trends should push more of this business toward banks and insurance companies, according to Goldman Sachs vice-president Todd Owens. In a presentation at the...
Earnings This Year Should Top 1998's Strong Showing
Only negative in yearend survey is slipping credit quality in the ag sector The superlatives barrel is nearly empty, yet community banks keep finding ways to keep the streak going, according to indications from the latest semiannual earnings survey...
Encrypted Signatures Enable Paperless Loan Syndications
Bill Orr, contributing editor. Orr writes from Waterbury Center, Vt., and can be reached by e-mail at orrbc@sover. Net In April 1997 J.P. Morgan & Co. managed a $500 million syndicated loan for Bethlehem Steel. Some 30 other banks participated....
Federal, State Bills Would Remove Some of Y2K's Legal Sting
By this point many banks have already established to their own satisfaction--and, for many, to the satisfaction of their regulators--that their mission-critical systems are ready for the upcoming century date change. If that were the only Y2K concern,...
Home Equity Loans on the Web
Pioneers take charge of a brand new, and nearly instant, method As the Internet matures, banks will continue to find more and better uses for the medium's slick-looking portals. One of the more impressive of these is the nearly instantaneous origination...
How the Fed Assesses a Merger's Affect on Competition
Steve Rhoades, assistant director/ chief, Financial Structure Section, Board Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C. One of the Federal Reserve Board's responsibilities as a bank regulator is to evaluate competition in connection...
Looking for Life after Impeachment
If that's the case, then we should all ride that horse as long as we can. And it is to be hoped that many of the so-called fast-track bills will include those dear to the hearts and minds of bankers: financial modernization, bankruptcy reform, regulatory...
New Smart Card Group Reaches out to Business Audience
Just when it seemed that smart cards would be stymied in the U.S. due in part to a lack of business customer awareness, a new organization has been formed to help get the word out. The Smart Card Technology Institute (SCTI), Toronto, was to be officially...
Private Affairs Public Debates
The "know-your-customer debate was just one issue. Privacy continues to attract the attention of Congress and regulators ITEM: An unidentified bank tried to buy the database of digitized driver's license photos maintained by New York State for use...
Resilient Economy Will Grow by 2.5% This Year
At a meeting in late January, the ABA Economic Advisory Committee predicted the U.S. economy will continue to row briskly despite global economic turbulence. "The U.S. economy survived significant shocks last year and still turned in an unexpectedly...
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