Career moves

FDIC’s McWilliams looks to Fifth Third to fill senior leadership jobs


Two of three hires announced by the agency come from the Ohio bank, where the FDIC chairman formerly served as a top executive.


How technology could close gender gap; bank stocks drop


Shift toward computerized, quantitative trading helps women advance; big bank stocks are on a pace for their worst week since December.


5 questions for Freddie Mac’s new CEO


David Brickman will take the helm of the mortgage giant at a time of transformation in the mortgage market and housing finance policy.


HSBC plans global banking overhaul; Merkel to sit out merger talks


The bank aims to revitalize with internal promotions; German chancellor will let the country’s two biggest banks work things out themselves.


CIT Group hires TIAA's Hubbard as top lawyer


James Hubbard will replace Stuart Alderoty, who left CIT earlier this year to join the fintech Ripple.


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


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


Chemical, TCF offer more details on post-merger leadership


Six senior executives at Chemical and TCF will move into similar roles when the merger closes later this year. Chemical Bank's current CEO, Tom Shafer, will become president of the combined bank, reporting to CEO Craig Dahl.


Goldman unbuttons its collar; PACE loan rules coming


The white-shoe firm is relaxing its “stuffy” dress code for a more “flexible” one; the CFPB plans to toughen rules on energy-saving project lenders.


Carson plans to leave HUD after 2020 election


The secretary of housing and urban development plans to "finish out this term" but wants to return to "the private sector because I think you have just as much influence, maybe more."


Dimon's Square envy, simplified bank switch, still more BB&T-SunTrust: Top stories of the week


JPMorgan's Dimon: Square innovated where we should have; this company simplifies bank switching (and banks pay for it); BB&T-SunTrust deal has Atlanta banks licking their chops; and more from this week's most-read stories.