Congress was wrong to leave PPP disbursement up to banks


Elected officials are better off deciding who’s most deserving of federally backed coronavirus relief funds for small businesses.


The $2T stimulus isn't a ‘bailout.’ It’s a ventilator.


Critics who argue this crisis mirrors the 2008 financial panic when Congress bailed out banks have it wrong. The new relief package in response to the coronavirus pandemic was necessary to save livelihoods, and more can be done.


Speed matters during a crisis. Here's how tech can help.


Online platforms and apps can be utilized to quickly support small businesses and consumers facing unexpected financial hardship.


'Crossover hiring' can address the gender gap in fintech


As the fintech industry looks for ways to bring on more women, crossover hiring — recruiting from traditional financial services firms to fintechs — has emerged as an effective strategy, Donna Parisi of Shearman & Sterling and Michelle Tran of NYC Fintech Women write.


Ending the credit union tax exemption hurts everyone


The author of a recent op-ed fails to realize that making credit unions pay corporate taxes would drive up costs for customers and weaken the economy.


Highest Loan/Deposit Ratios Among Bank Holding Companies


Year to date Jun. 30, 2019. Dollars in thousands.


JPMorgan Chase plucks fintech specialists from rivals


The company has recruited bankers from Wells Fargo, Deutsche Bank and smaller firms to expand its corporate banking team that serves financial technology clients.


Synovus lowers loan growth outlook amid surge in CRE payoffs


The Columbus, Ga., company had been counting on increased volume to offset a squeeze in net interest margins.


The public option for real-time payments is taking too long


There is no way to know exactly what the market will look like in 2023 or 2024 when FedNow debuts. We're working on a solution that can help our customers right away, says Luanne Cundiff, president and CEO of First State Bank of St. Charles in Missouri.


Banks play a key role in staving off global warming


Here’s why we joined other banks globally in disclosing the environmental impact from loans and investments.