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  • n. Plural form of thrift.

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Examples

  • Executives in that industry also welcomed the change, saying that the lines have blurred between banks and so-called thrifts, which are increasingly involved in broader financial businesses that once were dominated by bank holding companies, such as corporate lending.

    Proposed Rules Bring Cheers, Fears

  • The savings and loan crisis of the 1980s and 1990s (commonly referred to as the S&L crisis) was the failure of 745 savings and loan associations (S&Ls aka thrifts).

    WN.com - Business News

  • Washington-area federal savings associations, commonly known as thrifts, have been hit harder during this downturn than their non-thrift counterparts, mostly due to their heavy concentration of residential real estate loans.

    Washington, D.C. Business News - Local Washington, D.C. News | The Washington Business Journal

  • The OTS, the primary regulator for banking companies that are classified as thrifts and their holding companies, said that Senior Deputy Director and COO Scott Polakoff, who was serving as acting director, has been put on leave.

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  • (commonly referred to as the S&L crisis) was the failure of 745 savings and loan associations (S&Ls aka thrifts).

    WN.com - Business News

  • In a foreshadowing of the sub-prime loan crisis, the nation's "thrifts," as the Savings & Loans are called, were deregulated in the early 1980s to allow them to invest in commercial real estate and business.

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  • But the law includes an obscure caveat: The 10% limit doesn't apply to federally chartered thrifts, meaning a bank-holding company may control more than 10% of deposits in the U.S. following a thrift acquisition, such as the Bank of America purchase of Countrywide.

    Fed Clears Bank of America

  • But the law includes an obscure caveat: The 10% limit doesn't apply to federally chartered thrifts, meaning a bank-holding company may control more than 10% of deposits in the U.S. following a thrift acquisition.

    Countrywide Seeks Rescue Deal

  • Savings-and-loan associations ( "thrifts") also offered only savings accounts; their loan portfolios were almost entirely in mortgages for single-family homes.

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  • This US Federal agency was established under the Financial Institutions Reform, recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 to examine and supervise Savings and Loan Associations ( 'thrifts') and Federal Savings Banks.

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