For most credit unions, asset/liability management (ALM) has been a “get in line” topic: Get in line behind security, marketing, loan origination and tracking, member relationships, and a host of other pressing matters.
The latest "100-year" economic crisis to affect the global economy, which lately seems to occur every seven to eight years,
is the Euro-Zone debt crisis. The culprit: Too much borrowing and spending during the last decade.
WASHINGTON (7/29/15 UPDATED 2:18 p.m. ET)--The Federal Open Market Committee is maintaining the federal funds rate, citing “moderate” expansion of U.S. economic activity in its post-meeting statement this afternoon.