Is time running out to save black-owned banks?


A recent bank failure and a new legislative effort are again drawing attention to the struggles of black-owned banks since the crisis — and the fact that only 21 are left.


Year's 2nd-biggest merger, bank failures, small-bank layoffs: Top stories of the week


First Horizon, Iberiabank in year's second-biggest bank merger; bank failure in New Jersey is nation's third in a week; smaller banks take a turn swinging the ax; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Three bank failures in one week: A blip or something worse?


Recent closings could portend a stiffer regulatory stance on capital adequacy and risk.


Bank failure in New Jersey is nation's third in a week


The FDIC sold the operations of City National Bank of New Jersey, a minority depository institution, to Industrial Bank in Washington, D.C., in the year's fourth closure.


Amex's immigrant assist, the Libor void, bank failures: Top stories of the week


New tech lets American Express instantly issue cards to immigrants; the end of Libor raises concerns about financial stability; regulators shutter banks in Kentucky and Ohio; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Regulators shutter banks in Kentucky and Ohio


Louisa Community Bank and Resolute Bank were closed on Friday, raising the year's total to three failures.


'Litigation threats are destroying innovation': Comments of the week


Readers react to a regulator's promise to reduce regulation that hinders innovation, Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan to impose heavier taxes on lobby groups, Freddie Mac's exploration into AI and more.


Dear banker: It ain’t easy being a regulator


Banks need to understand that examiners' job is to call it like they see it.


FDIC to conduct in-depth review of suspicious Texas bank failure


An initial review determined that lax oversight at Enloe State Bank allowed for the origination of more than 100 allegedly fraudulent or fictitious loans.


CEO of failed First NBC facing criminal probe, judge says


Prosecutors are investigating the involvement of Ashton Ryan and another executive in the New Orleans bank's 2017 collapse, a federal judge recently wrote in a decision on a related matter.