Faster payments

Capital levels are just right, Powell tells House members

02/27/19

Addressing lawmakers for the second straight day, the Fed chairman defended his agency’s refinements to the post-crisis regime.

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5 things JPM Coin will do for banking and blockchain

02/15/19

JPMorgan's blockchain effort could lead to solutions that overcome industry skepticism and regulatory concerns and perhaps attract more mainstream retail interest.

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BB&T-SunTrust, GSE reform's QM problem, Swift's Ripple response: Top stories of the week

02/08/19

Wide coverage of the mega-deal between BB&T and SunTrust; GSE reform, CFPB underwriting rule are on collision course; Swift showing more swagger in its rivalry with Ripple; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Is this Swift's answer to Ripple?

02/06/19

Swift is showing more swagger in its rivalry with Ripple thanks to progress it has made with a multifaceted payments-tracking technology called GPI.

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Citi deploys AI to detect real-time fraud, errors in payments

12/21/18

The software, which was developed by Feedzai, will eventually block payments that appear to be fraudulent or mistaken.

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How regulators besides the OCC can help fintechs

12/17/18

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has gotten the ball rolling for financial technology firms trying to operate a national platform, but the FDIC and Federal Reserve should act to remove other policy roadblocks.

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7 (realistic) predictions about fintech in 2019

12/12/18

Even the best technologies take time, making it necessary to rein in expectations about what will happen and won't happen in the coming year.

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Bank stocks plunge but CEOs bullish; BofA makes exec changes

12/05/18

While equity prices drop an average 5% at big banks, bosses express confidence in the U.S. economy; the bank appoints new managers in payments, consumer banking and marketing.

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Fed’s quandary: Build or not build a real-time payment network

12/04/18

Whatever the central bank decides, it is sure to ruffle a lot of feathers in the industry.

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Is fear of fraud holding back faster payments?

11/28/18

Proponents of real-time payments systems say banks must embrace them given consumer demand for more immediacy and transparency, even if criminals will try to exploit them.

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