Fifth Third Bancorp

Tax cuts for banks (if they happen) may not go where you think


If Washington lowers taxes as much as banks and the rest of corporate America hope, it will yield a bonanza of earnings per share, new tech investments or investor dividends … right? Not exactly, bank leaders warn.


Manufacturing comeback push cheered by Midwestern banks


Huntington Bancshares says it is especially well positioned to benefit from a commercial lending boom that could accompany a revival of U.S. heavy industry, but other lenders also say they are upbeat.


Fifth Third’s fee income, lending decline


Profits at the Midwestern bank fell on lower adjusted noninterest income and loans and on a one-time item.