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Welcome to Bankcast, FHLB Dallas’ podcast of interest to people working in the financial services sector and related industries.

    • November 30, 2021

    A Conversation with Deloitte on Establishing an ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Strategy

    ESG is the latest buzz acronym. It stands for environmental, social and governance. But what, exactly is it, and how does it impact our member banks, credit unions and insurance companies? Jerrod Whelan and Reshma Shah from Deloitte discuss how ESG impacts the financial services industry. 

    • June 15, 2021

    Housing Market Update with Rick Sharga

    In this episode of Bankcast, we talk with Rick Sharga, executive vice president at RealtyTrac, about the current state of home sales, housing prices, low inventory, construction supply bottlenecks and where we go from here as the pandemic wanes.

    • April 28, 2021

    Legislative Update with FHLB Dallas' Eric Haar

    FHLB Dallas’ government policy expert Eric Haar provides the latest analysis of legislative issues including an infrastructure bill analysis with a banking industry perspective, the SAFE Act, corporate board diversity and more.

    • March 15, 2021

    Spotlight on the District: Arkansas Agriculture

    Secretary of Arkansas Department of Agriculture Wes Ward discusses the District-wide agricultural impacts of workforce development, trade issues, the pandemic and more. 

    • March 15, 2021

    Spotlight on the District: New Mexico Agriculture

    Secretary of New Mexico Department of Agriculture Jeff Witte discusses the District-wide agricultural impacts of workforce development, trade issues, the pandemic and more. 

    • February 01, 2021

    Spotlight on the District: Mississippi Agriculture

    Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture Andy Gipson discusses the District-wide agricultural impacts of workforce development, trade issues, the pandemic and more. 

    • February 01, 2021

    Spotlight on the District: Louisiana Agriculture

    Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain discusses how the pandemic has affected the state's agriculture, including how it has driven strong demand for lumber. 

    • December 16, 2020

    Spotlight on the District: Texas Agriculture

    Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Sid Miller discusses the District-wide agricultural impacts of the U.S.-China trade deal, the pandemic and more. 

    • August 06, 2020

    eNotes: A Digital Adoption

    A conversation with Rachael Sokolowski of Magnolia Technologies about the rise and adoption of digital mortgage.

    • June 17, 2020

    Summer Housing Trends

    In this podcast, Rick Sharga, CEO of CJ Patrick Co. and an expert on mortgage trends, talks about the housing market amid the coronavirus pandemic with host Kerry Curry, senior communications writer at FHLB Dallas.