Summary of U.S. Banks Should See Higher Profits in 2017, but Plenty of Wild Cards Are in Play

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U.S. Banks Should See Higher Profits in 2017, but Plenty of Wild Cards Are in Play summary
The 2017 outlook for US banks is good, though a number of factors could have negative impacts.


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US bank profits look set to grow in 2017, according to this expert analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence. A steepening yield curve, along with the prospects of decreased regulation, increased deficit spending and lower corporate tax rates under the Trump administration are all tail winds. Nonetheless, any number of developments – geopolitical, macroeconomic and sector-specific – could spell trouble, so industry observers need to focus on the interconnectedness of many variables. getAbstract recommends this rigorous study, written for financial professionals, analysts, regulators and investors, for its thoroughness and accessibility.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What prospects are in sight for the US banking sector in 2017 and
  • What financial, geopolitical and regulatory developments could affect industry results.


Regulation, domestic monetary and fiscal policy, the shape of the yield curve, and global financial developments all will influence the bottom line of US banks in 2017. But their overall prospects look good, and anticipated Trump administration policies bode well for economic growth and a relaxed regulatory...
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