Community banks are continuing to book more loans, though the pace of growth is showing signs of slowing down.

Small banks' quarterly results reflected stronger revenue, in part due to expanding loans portfolios and relatively stable net interest margins. A stronger economy and more opportunities for lending to small businesses played important roles in the results.

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