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ABA provides information, analysis and resources to help banks stay abreast of economic trends and fulfill their vital role supporting the nation’s $19 trillion economy.

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A review of the key economic importance and functions of the banking industry, to help inform effective policy decisions.

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The evolution of banking since the 2008 financial crisis, the role of banks in the U.S. economy, and the environment in which banks operate and compete.

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