Gender issues

'Getting out of the boys' ecochamber': Male allies in banking


Doug Nielson at U.S. Bank and Jane Barratt at MX explain how men can be more supportive of their female colleagues.


Schwab, TD Ameritrade deal announced; Fannie, Freddie guarantees debated


The $26 billion all-stock deal has the OK of the boards from both companies; the administration says it will move on privatization without federal backing.


OCC plans CRA changes; Goldman promotes more women


The FDIC and the Fed have yet to sign on to the plan; this year’s managing director class includes fewer overall, but a higher percentage are women.


Ignoring women costs the financial industry $700 billion a year


The male-dominated finance industry is missing out on more than $700 billion a year in revenue by failing to listen to or tailor products for women, according to management consultancy Oliver Wyman.


Citi consumer unit in good shape; Wells' layoffs


Division is making progress, helped by a rise in branded credit cards; about 200 bankers in agriculture and energy lending let go in recent months.


Behind Citi’s Fraser pick; payments companies’ strong quarter


Banks have been pressured to improve diversity in leadership; Visa reports higher volume while PayPal says Venmo now contributing.


Citigroup promotes Fraser to president, setting stage to be Corbat's successor


Citigroup promoted Jane Fraser to president, its second-highest post, making her a likely candidate to succeed CEO Michael Corbat and someday become the first woman to run one of the largest U.S. banks.


OCC loses fintech charter case; Zuckerberg to defend Libra


A federal judge says the agency can’t issue national bank charters to fintechs; Facebook’s CEO will state his case at a House hearing.


The cost of being crass and a broken rung on the career ladder


Fisher Investments is out more than $1 billion following Ken Fisher’s controversial remarks at a conference. Where do men pull ahead of women in promotions? Right from the start. Plus, a girls’ high school soccer team makes national news.


Earnings season wraps up; Financial risks from climate change


The big five banks had divergent results; San Francisco Fed publishes 18 papers on the dangers posed to businesses and communities by climate change.