Here's a look at this morning's banking and finance news:
- U.S. bank credit is growing at the fastest pace in three years, a sign of economic improvement, Bloomberg reports.
- The Wall Street Journal examines the "extensive financial entanglements" among Europe's banks and governments.
- Many big bank customers who say they don't like big banks have no plans to switch to a smaller lender, the Boston Globe reports.
- Ex-FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair is a top candidate among state officials to make sure banks comply with any settlement of a nationwide foreclosure probe, Bloomberg writes.
- Technical problems at the New York Stock Exchange this morning are affecting Bank of America and other stocks, the Wall Street Journal's MarketBeat blog reports.