Our take on the latest trending events:

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The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. recently released its Quarterly Banking Profile, and this report contained data indicating that loan origination could increase sharply in the near future.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently released a report on its supervision of non-bank activities.
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The auto loan portfolios held by credit unions grew at the fastest pace in 13 years durin?g March, according to data provided in a CUNA Mutual Group report.
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Lenders identified Consumer Financial Protection Bureau mandates as their single greatest compliance challenge in a recent QuestSoft survey.
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Younger Americans have been paying down their debts, gradually lifting the burden off their shoulders in the aftermath of the recession.
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Jobless claims recently fell to their lowest level in seven years, and this development could show the latest progress made by the labor market.
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Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations fell during the first quarter, according to figures contained in a recent Mortgage Bankers Association report.
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Household debt rose during the first quarter, according to figures provided in a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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Mortgage applications surged during the week ending May 2, according to Mortgage Bankers Association figures.
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Larger lenders have been approving a higher fraction of applications for small business loans, taking market share away from banks with a more modest scope.
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Home prices experienced a sharp year-over-year surge in March, according to data contained in a CoreLogic report.
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Many U.S. banks recently reduced their standards for mortgage lending, and this development could boost loan sales by increasing the availability of this type of debt.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been pushing U.S. lenders offering auto loans through car dealerships to price this debt using a flat-rate structure, and BMO Harris Bank was the first sizable financial institution to adopt this approach.
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Jonathan Lippman, chief judge of the state of New York, recently proposed reforms to debt collection lawsuits, 100,000 of which are filed against residents of the state each year.
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Commercial and industrial loan origination moved higher during the first quarter, according to Federal Reserve data.
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The volume of weekly mortgage applications dropped to its lowest in almost 14 years during the week ending April 25, according to data from a recent Mortgage Bankers Association survey.
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The Labor Department's April jobs report provided some strong figures, and this development could easily help bolster the sentiment of everyday Americans.
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A growing percentage of Americans are paying their credit card balances in full every month, according to a recent Gallup poll.
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