Digital payments

Digital banking's key trends: Demand, competition, mobile on the rise


Consumers around the world are increasingly accessing banking solely through digital means, according to new global studies by Oracle and the World Bank.


Senate moves to kill CFPB auto rule; Amex profit soars 31%


Bill to end the guidance intended to fight discriminatory lending now goes to the House; card company’s push to make more loans to customers pays dividends.


'Siri, Alexa, Google — why can't I pay for things with you?'


The rapid adoption of voice assistants only adds to the notion they could one day be disruptors in commerce, payments and financial services.


To capitalize on open banking, the industry needs standards


Developers will struggle to create apps that can be used seamlessly across institutions unless banks can learn to share programming data in a consistent way.


Deutsche ousts CEO; Banks battle for retail deposits


Retail banking chief Christian Sewing will become CEO immediately; higher deposit rates could trim lending margins as banks head into earnings season.


Blockchain collective snags big fish: Ripple


Becoming a member Hyperledger fits Ripple’s ideal of allowing different blockchains or distributed ledgers to communicate with each other.


Deregulation seen likely; CFPB, FTC to monitor debt collectors


GOP senators push House colleagues not to change Dodd-Frank rollback bill; agencies respond to consumer complaints about debt collectors.


Regional banks get a boost; Kudlow considered


Smaller bank stocks have outperformed the big banks with the prospect of Dodd-Frank rollbacks; Trump “very strongly” pondering TV analyst for adviser role.


PayPal CEO says cryptocurrencies are just an experiment for now


Speaking at the Economic Club of New York in Manhattan, PayPal Chief Executive Officer Dan Schulman said cryptocurrencies have a very uncertain future.


Mueller indictment says Russians used PayPal to buy Facebook ads


A sophisticated campaign by Russian actors seeking to manipulate the 2016 U.S. presidential election through social media included stealing the identities of Americans and using accounts at PayPal to aid their effort.