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Banks cautiously optimistic about growth, lending: Fed

WASHINGTON - Banks are seeing mostly positive or neutral trends in loan demand and broader economic indicators in the first six weeks of 2017, and are cautiously optimistic about future economic performance, according to a Federal Reserve report released Wednesday.

In its Beige Book report outlining summaries of economic activity and sentiments compiled by the 12 regional Fed banks every six weeks, the Fed noted that the economy continued to expand "at a moderate to modest pace" since the

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