Career advancement

HUD promotes former CFPB official criticized for blog posts

11/08/19

Eric Blankenstein, who resigned from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in May after the discovery of his racially charged writings, was named acting executive vice president of Ginnie Mae.

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Bitcoin surges on China talk; Mortgage market gets boost

10/29/19

President Xi wants faster research on blockchain, the technology behind digital currencies; low rates bring best home loan quarter in 14 years.

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Behind Citi’s Fraser pick; payments companies’ strong quarter

10/25/19

Banks have been pressured to improve diversity in leadership; Visa reports higher volume while PayPal says Venmo now contributing.

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Morgan Stanley data chief can relate to veterans' struggles

10/21/19

Jeff McMillan at Morgan Stanley shares stories of readjusting to civilian life and how he and his company help other veterans.

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Stripe’s valuation rises to $35B; Bank stocks a buy?

09/20/19

The fintech is now worth $10 billion more than its top rival, Square; cost cuts, asset growth and share buybacks could offset the headwinds from low rates.

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FinCEN unit targets money laundering; OCC warns on asset-depletion mortgages

08/29/19

New unit will work with foreign governments; standards too soft on those without conventional paychecks.

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USAA walks the diversity talk with latest tech hires

08/12/19

The San Antonio company named Judith Frey vice president of digital banking, Maria Alvarez Mann chief information officer for bank technology and Carri Arnold bank technology officer.

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Wells mulls making interim CEO permanent; Emanuel joins boutique bank

06/06/19

The bank is having trouble finding an outsider and acting chief Allen Parker has impressed the board; the former Chicago mayor will join Centerview Partners.

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Bank Policy Institute names new general counsel

06/04/19

The trade organization is promoting deputy general counsel John Court to succeed Jeremy Newell in July.

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First Republic, Stearns Bank and CIBC: Bankers on the Move

03/12/19

A potential succession and a transfer of power in family leadership are among the key recent executive moves in banking.

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