Commercial Banking

U.S. Outlook: What does GDP with a 5.0 handle mean?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing growth & declines in GDP over past several years.

The government’s recent estimate that real GDP grew at 5.0% in the third quarter beat economists’ forecasts and triggered a recalibration of our forecasts for 2015.

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Getting the equipment finance basics right for agribusiness

Cam Pittman
Posted by Cam Pittman
Equipment Finance
Tractor traveling through a field with harvest attachment at the rear, under a cloudy sky.

Growers, packers, and processors all require different equipment, and their needs further vary according to their end product.

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Post-quake tips to help wineries, other businesses get back on track

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Closeup of large cracks in a road with dense groups of green trees on either side.

For businesses that are cyclical and dependent on Mother Nature, these tips can help with post-disaster recovery.

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What makes a winery bankable?

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Broad view down the rows of a vineyard during sunset.

It’s about working with wineries whose management understands all the pieces of a particular puzzle.

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