Are Regional Banks Safe?

Everyone has seen the iconic motion picture It’s a Wonderful Life starring Jimmy Stewart (“George Bailey”) and Donna Reed (“Mary”), larger-than-life Hollywood stars from a couple of generations ago. The movie centers around the doom surrounding the possible failure of George’s Building and Loan when Uncle Billy loses an $8,000 deposit, and the bank examiners are called in to investigate.…

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The Direction Of Interest Rates: I Stand Corrected

Last month, I wrote about how the Fed may start tapering the stimulus it has injected into the economy, drastically increasing liquidity against the eruption of the pandemic and the sudden recession it thrust upon the global economy, and the U.S. in particular. While the general tapering of the Fed stimulus won’t have any real impact on our daily business…

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Mobile applications bolster customer service


In line with a commitment to offer tools specifically designed for the construction materials industry, Command Alkon is actively developing mobile applications to extend the traditional client-server experience into the hands of producers and their customers. One of their first programs, MOBILEcommerce, broadens the reach of dispatch system functionality and helps users process and track concrete order and delivery information from their mobile devices.

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