Can an exec from Amazon reboot Simple?


The online-only bank hopes new leadership can help it overcome its rocky past three years.


Blockchain slashes approval time on syndicated loans, BBVA says


BBVA, BNP Paribas and MUFG recently used BBVA's blockchain to reach an agreement within 24 hours — instead of two weeks — to lend a Spanish power company $150 million.


Even in the cloud, banking is tied to legacy tech


Serverless computing has its proponents — Capital One and BBVA among them — but the service hasn’t yet proven it can fulfill general systems needs in banking.


Loan growth, interest rates lift BBVA profit


BBVA Compass in Birmingham, Ala., benefited from healthy growth in consumer, credit card and C&I lending in the third quarter.


What U.S. banks stand to lose in shunning open banking


A recent study concluded there are first-mover benefits for banks that embrace open banking. But many executives see its risks instead.


How BBVA Compass is trying to get customers to buy into PFM


What the bank is doing differently with its personal financial management tools could be instructive to the many institutions that haven’t gained much traction with similar offerings.


When it comes to emojis, banks just ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


Customers are sprinkling symbols into their texts, and it's a challenge for banks to fine-tune systems to support the use of the cartoon code in communications.


BBVA-backed fintech launches global bank account


Denizen is designed for expats and migrants to receive money and make payments without international transfer fees or currency exchanges.


Open banking role models: Fidor, Rabobank and BBVA


Celent analysts Alenka Grealish and Stephen Greer explain how banks in Europe and the Netherlands have built business models around open banking.


How banks use behavioral economics to win over customers


The aim is not just to get consumers to act on a credit card offer or open a savings account, but to use the insight gleaned to build long-term relationships — without coming across as manipulators.