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Community Trust Bancorp 3Q net income up 26 pct.

Community Trust Bancorp Inc. said third-quarter net income surged 26 percent as interest income rose and revenue from banking fees and other services grew on increased deposits and loans. The company also saw a significant improvement in loan performance and it lowered the money held in reserve for Full story

Are Community Banks Failing?

   Discussing whether the nation's community banks are in danger of failing, with Sheila Bair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) chair.

Toxic (Loan) Avenger

   Reports out recently that the FDIC is calling for banks to start lending again. But first they'll have to get the bad loans off their books, with Bliss Morris, First Financial Network founder & CEO.

Bernanke, Bair Testify

   Fed chief Ben Bernanke and FDIC Chair Sheila Bair both testifying on Capitol Hill today, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

Can You Trust the Fed?

   Can you trust the Fed to prevent another financial crisis? William Isaac, former chair of the FDIC, and the CNBC news team discuss.

Banks slowly returning to health

The nation’s banks continued their slow return to health in the third quarter, according to reports filed with a federal regulator. Check your bank or credit union in the BankTracker. Full story

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  Banking Industry Optimism

Commercial banks and savings institutions insured by the FDIC reported an aggregate profit of $14.5 billion in the third quarter of 2010, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Collyn Gilbert, Stifel Nicolaus; and Daniel Alper, Westwood Capital.

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