Baker Market Update: Oct. 24, 2016

Chicago may hold a 3-2 advantage over Los Angeles in the National League Championship Series, but that hasn’t prevented some fans from making preemptive charges of the games being rigged if the Cubs don’t make it to the World Series. No one wants any outside interference with the national pastime. While Americans were preoccupied with football season, baseball season, and Presidential election season, the European Central Bank (ECB) was busy trying to keep the fragile economy of the European Union afloat at this week’s policy meeting.

HUD Funds for Texas


HUD Secretary Julián Castro awarded a total of $500 million to help Texas, Louisiana and West Virginia recover after severe flooding events that occurred earlier this year. Provided through HUD's Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program, these recovery funds will assist the most impacted communities that experienced the most serious damage to their housing stock.

2016 Bank Operations Institute



IBAT hosted its 36th Annual Bank Operations Institute (BOI) at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in conjunction with the SW Graduate School of Banking and SMU Cox School of Business on October 9-14, 2016. Sixty-seven community bankers from across the state attended the program, which offers strategic insight into the present and future of banking processes, project management, technology and cybersecurity.

Congratulations to the following class officers and top-performing students.

Level One Officers:


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