In The News


BTC Bank announces the purchase of Merchants and Farmers Bank
KTTN News, 8/1/22

Behind the deal: CEO Rowland excited about Lead Bank’s future under new owner
Kansas City Business Journal, 8/1/22

Saint Louis Bank names two new leaders as assets approach $1B
St. Louis Business Journal, 8/2/22

Most Influential Business Women 2022
Becky Buhr spearheads new HQ for Bank of Franklin County
St. Louis Business Journal, 8/4/22

Local bankers react to latest Fed hike
Southeast Missourian, 8/1/22

5 questions with … UMB Bank Chief Information and Product Officer Uma Wilson
Bank Automation News, 8/1/22

Exclusive: Missouri attorney general investigates Morningstar over ESG ratings
Reuters, 8/3/22

Lawsuit alleges Missouri Senate map hurt minority voters, splits too many counties
Missouri independent, 7/29/22

Commentary: New recession? St. Louis hasn't recovered from the last one
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/2/22

Election 2022

Trudy Busch Valentine faces uphill battle against Eric Schmitt in GOP-friendly Missouri
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/4/22

Missouri AG Eric Schmitt beats Hartzler, Greitens to claim GOP Senate nomination
Missouri Independent, 8/2/22

Beer heiress Trudy Busch Valentine captures Missouri Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate
Missouri Independent, 8/2/22

Wood delivers petitions to secure a spot on Missouri ballot for independent Senate bid
Missouri Independent, 8/1/22

Scott Fitzpatrick rolls to victory in GOP primary for Missouri auditor
Missouri Independent, 8/2/22

Conservative caucus likely expands in Missouri Senate after GOP primary wins
Missouri Independent, 8/3/22

Election does little to close Republican rift in Missouri Senate
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 8/3/22


Senate bill would couch Bitcoin, Ether under CFTC purview
Banking Dive, 8/3/22

NDAA provision would make cyber agency a bank regulator, trade groups say
Banking Dive, 8/3/22

Commentary: A Durbin amendment for credit cards will reduce their ubiquity and do nothing to reduce inflation
Forbes, 8/3/22

Commentary: Crypto ‘citizen’s arrests’ may continue until Congress wrangles ‘Wild West’
Banking Dive, 7/28/22


10 must-watch Washington battles between banks and regulators
American Banker, 8/2/22

FDIC advisory reinforces boundaries of bank-crypto ties
Banking Dive, 8/1/22


Analysis: U.S. banks face trillion-dollar reverse repo headache
Reuters, 8/2/22


Fed's Bullard: We're going to be tough to get inflation back to 2%
Reuters, 8/3/22

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