What the Visa-Plaid merger means for banks, fintechs


Visa's deal to acquire the data aggregator Plaid is likely to have ripple effects throughout the industry, including less fintech-tech tension over sharing data.


Banking 2025, more Wells Fargo woe, compliance turnover: Top stories of the week


Potential sources of industry upheaval, and how to adapt; former Wells Fargo execs may face criminal charges in coming weeks; why banks have such high turnover of chief compliance officers; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Financial services 2025: The pursuit of a moving target that's moving faster


An examination of potential sources of upheaval for the financial industry and ideas on how to adapt.


JPMorgan Chase moves to block fintechs from screen scraping


The bank is leaning on its direct API relationships with the major data aggregators rather than letting third parties ask customers for usernames and passwords to access account information.


Expect 'a lot more dismantling': A fintech entrepreneur's vision for 2020


Jason Gardner, founder and CEO of the card issuer Marqeta, discusses his experiences in starting up multiple fintechs and makes predictions for the new year.


Is a new data war about to erupt?


PNC, Plaid and Venmo have been blamestorming over customer data-sharing issues of access, security and consent.


Gatsby launches free options trading for millennials, Gen Z


The startup with a namesake app is already attracting young investors and has been in talks with banks about partnerships.


Upstart to help banks pay off customers' credit card bills


It sounds like something that should be simple — letting a customer pay off their credit cards with a new personal loan — but it's not, according to Dave Girouard, Upstart's CEO.


Big tech banking plans may pose risk to financial stability: FSB


The international regulatory group said that despite some benefits from tech firms' incursion, the companies' efforts may present operational and disruption risks.


JPMorgan Chase signs data sharing agreement with Envestnet Yodlee


The largest U.S. bank will share data through application programming interfaces with a sometimes-controversial data aggregator.