Garnet Capital is a financial services company specializing in managing loan portfolio sales and providing valuation services.
There comes a time in every economic cycle when it is relevant and prudent to review the assets on one's books and determine which assets should stay and which should go. The economy is so turbulent at this time that it is the perfect moment to contemplate the relevance and profitability of various assets to try to remain financially solvent and thriving. Many banks are active in the process of reviewing their books as we speak, and they are surely contemplating the necessity of offloading some of their underperforming assets. Fortunately for the banks, right now is the ideal time to be in the market for selling off certain assets that might be underperforming or otherwise causing a drag on the balance sheet. There is a lot of capital ready to go to work purchasing up some of these less than ideal assets. We want to take a look now at some intricate economic factors at play and how banks can best position themselves going forward.
Credit unions find themselves in a unique position these days. They are experiencing record or near-record amounts of deposits from customers. This seems like wonderful news until you hear that they are also experiencing decreasing profits at the same time. How is this even possible? There are a number of reasons for a loss, including declining loan production, decreasing membership, and an aging of existing membership. This is why it's the time for credit unions to form strategic partnerships with companies that can help them regain their footing in the loan and membership acquisition business.
Investors and the stock market as a whole did not seem to be fully prepared for the announcement from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 that it would begin to reduce its levels of bond purchases and add some interest rate hikes to its forecast for 2023. In fact, the previous forecast from the Federal Reserve had zero anticipated rate hikes in 2023, but their most recent outlook called for two in that year. The US dollar jumped against all major currencies on the news, but the stock markets got a lot choppier as a result. CNBC reported on the response from one investment officer as such:
Building on previous AFSA conferences, you will: Explore the evolving landscape of consumer credit – from global to local – and learn what to expect in the coming months. Interact with our keynote speakers, panelists, industry colleagues and policymakers . Participate in thought–provoking breakouts and roundtable discussions. Network with other attendees, sharing best practices that increase your bottom line and enhance your customer relations.
The Auto Finance Summit draws attendees from the full spectrum of lending. Participants can expect to connect with a diverse group of executives from both prime and nonprime banks, credit unions, floorplan lenders, thrifts, dealerships and service providers through our on-site networking opportunities, the matchmaking algorithm, and through the virtual event platform.
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