Charles Scharf

Banks’ record-breaking earnings streak has probably peaked


Estimates for 2020 are for a combined profit drop of $10 billion as global interest rates remain stubbornly low and geopolitical tensions stay high.


Wells Fargo's Scharf sows unease while considering change


Intense scrutiny from poker-faced CEO Charlie Scharf is prompting executives at the bank to ponder their units’ strategies — as well as what’s in store for their own careers.


Waters will call Wells Fargo's board members to testify in 2020


House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said oversight of the bank will be a focus for the panel next year.


Wells Fargo taps investment banker to help repair its image


Charles Peck, the head of public finance, is temporarily joining the leadership of the public affairs team.


Wells Fargo adds ex-Comerica CFO in latest outside hire


Muneera Carr, who will become the San Francisco bank's controller on Jan. 6, is the newest addition to a team being assembled by CEO Charlie Scharf.


Wells Fargo to refund checking fees after lawmaker flags issue


CEO Charlie Scharf said in a letter to Congress that a review is underway to determine how many customers were affected by confusion over monthly fees and that the bank will begin issuing refunds next year.


Shake-up continues at Wells Fargo with poaching of Santander's CEO


Scott Powell, who resolved numerous regulatory problems as the head of the Spanish bank's U.S. operations, will face similar challenges at scandal-plagued Wells. As the bank's chief operating officer, Powell will report to CEO Charles Scharf, a former colleague at JPMorgan Chase.


Wells Fargo's Modjtabai to exit as Scharf shapes leadership


Avid Modjtabai, who runs Wells Fargo's payments and technology innovation unit, is leaving the firm as new Chief Executive Officer Charlie Scharf continues to shake up top management.


Wells Fargo CEO to tap Bill Daley to help repair bank's image


Chief Executive Officer Charlie Scharf plans to name Bill Daley, the former White House chief of staff, to a senior post to improve relations with authorities in Washington, according to people with knowledge of the plan.


Scharf’s first day at Wells Fargo; Zuckerberg readies to face the Hill


The new CEO is the first outsider to head the scandal-ridden bank in decades; Facebook CEO faces the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday to discuss Libra.