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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

2019 Risk Review

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The Risk Review provides a summary of risks that ultimately may affect FDIC-insured institutions and the FDIC’s Deposit Insurance Fund. Much of the discussion focuses on risks that may affect community banks. As the primary federal regulator for the majority of community banks in the United States, the FDIC is well-positioned to discuss risks that may affect the U.S. banking system, and community banks in particular, and to benefit from this public discussion.

The 2019 report summarizes conditions in the U.S. economy, financial markets, and banking industry, and presents key risks to banks in two broad categories: credit risk and market risk. Among the credit risk areas discussed are agriculture, commercial real estate, energy, housing, leveraged lending and corporate debt, and nonbank lending. Market risks discussed in the report include interest rate risk and deposit competition, and liquidity.

Section I is an executive summary. Section II is an overview of economic, financial market, and banking industry conditions. Section III provides our assessment of the key risks facing banks.

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Complete Report - PDF

Table of Contents


Section I: Executive Summary

Section II: U.S. Economy, Financial Markets, and Banking Industry Overview

Section III: Key Bank Risk Issues

Acronyms and Abbreviations


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