Community banking

ACNB in Pa. names new CEO

01/26/17

James Helt had previously served as the president of ACNB’s bank.

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East West reports 21% profit increase on loan growth, fee income

01/26/17

Income from derivative fees climbs 47%.

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UMB Financial profit rises on double-digit loan growth

01/25/17

Big increases in construction and commercial real estate lending boosted revenue at the Kansas City, Mo., company.

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New York Community still hunting for a large acquisition

01/25/17

The company wants a big deal to help push it over $50 billion of assets, at which point it will be considered systematically important.

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First Merchants to buy Arlington Bank in Ohio

01/25/17

First Merchants in Muncie, Ind., has agreed to buy Arlington Bank in Upper Arlington, Ohio.

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How poor communication killed a bank deal

01/24/17

Heritage Oaks in California ended talks with an unnamed institution when it couldn't get a response on a regulatory concern.

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Popular finds reasons to celebrate despite quarterly loss

01/24/17

Cost control and improved credit were overshadowed by a big charge tied to a dispute with the FDIC.

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Flagstar misses estimates as mortgage production slows

01/24/17

Mortgage lending was "challenging" in the fourth quarter, but the Troy, Mich., company showed strong growth in commercial loans

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How Wells employees covered up; big bank execs still cashing in

01/24/17

Wells branch employees knew in advance when bank inspectors were coming; Goldman, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan execs have sold nearly $100 million in stock during the Trump rally

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Simmons First to buy First Texas BHC for $462M

01/24/17

The deal comes on the heels of Simmons’ agreement to buy Southwest Bancorp in Oklahoma.

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