The Federal Reserve, looking at the most recent economic news, has been getting more concerned again about inflation. It’s signaling is having the likely unplanned result of putting regional banks under more pressure over CRE loans, even though the Fed and other agencies have said that the banking system is fine.

One escape route that regional banks have used β€” an insurance-like maneuver β€” is becoming harder to get, according to Reuters, adding to the strain the banks have been feeling. But a finance and banking expert and academic told that the concern may be overblown.


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