Chart 1: The Shift Toward Higher-yielding Assets Continues Among Community Institutions
A line chart showing the share of total assets in government securities, loans, and all other securities, from 1999 through 2008. In 1999, about 11 percent of total assets were in government securities; by 2003, the percentage was about 9 percent; by 2008, it was about 6 percent. In 1999, about 62 percent of total assets were in loans; by 2003, the percentage was about 64 percent; by 2008, it was just over 70 percent. All other securities remained steady at just under 4 percent throughout the period.