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How 5G could shape the future of banking


Leaders in bank innovation have ideas for improving financial services with high-speed, highly responsive 5G networks — ideas they say could be implemented relatively quickly.


Charlotte bound: U.S. Bank expanding into hometown of BofA, BB&T-SunTrust


The Minneapolis bank will open about 10 branches in North Carolina's largest city by the end of next year, adding to already intensifying competition among big banks.


Can U.S. Bancorp make its digital cross-selling strategy work?


EO Andy Cecere acknowledges that other banks have tried to broaden customer relationships and selectively expand into new markets before and struggled. But the sophistication of today’s online and mobile services could make all the difference this time, he says.


Inside KeyBank's tech turnaround


KeyBank is deploying new technology designed to improve the online and mobile banking experience as well as guide the conversations branch employees are having with customers. The move comes on top of steps to modernize its IT infrastructure.


JPMorgan Chase adding dozens of branches in Midwest, Southeast


The nation's largest bank plans to open 90 new branches in new cities this year while continuing its expansion in the Philadelphia, Boston and Washington markets.


BMO Harris names specialty lines chief, three Midwestern executives


The personnel changes are part of a broader shift to boost personal banking at the Chicago bank as commercial banking has typically outpaced retail.


Beneficial divesting five N.J. branches as part of its sale to WSFS


Bank of Princeton will also buy $190 million in deposits as part of the deal.


Cullen/Frost moves quickly on hires as part of Houston expansion


The regional bank is roughly a third of the way to the 260 workers needed to staff the 25 branches it plans to open there over two years.


Associated closing 17 Wisconsin branches


Associated Banc-Corp in Green Bay, Wis., said Wednesday that it will close 17 branches as part of a previously announced deal to buy 32 branches from Huntington Bancshares.


Biggest competitive threat to banks is one of their own


JPMorgan Chase’s planned expansion into more than a dozen new markets threatens community banks and larger institutions alike.