Gender issues

How technology could close gender gap; bank stocks drop

03/22/19

Shift toward computerized, quantitative trading helps women advance; big bank stocks are on a pace for their worst week since December.

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Goldman’s diversity push; bitcoin futures expire

03/19/19

The bank is tying manager pay to inclusive hiring; Cboe Global Markets to stop trading bitcoin futures.

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FIS buys Worldpay; Is it time for resurgence of community banks?

03/18/19

The $35 billion deal could create "a global payments giant"; with the number of community banks dropping as low as 5,477, it may be time for new ones.

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Goldman’s layoffs; Moynihan talks digital banking

03/15/19

The 65 people laid off in late February is only the beginning, report says; Bank of America CEO also tackles mortgages, the economy and gender issues.

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Fintechs look to Mexico for growth; Amex’s next hurdle

03/14/19

Fintech investors, including Goldman Sachs, see opportunity in Mexico; firm’s growth in lending could be a problem if economy goes south.

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German bank merger no sure thing; U.K. banks open shared hub

03/12/19

A Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank merger would face many hurdles; the mini-branch will have longer hours and cater to small companies.

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Sales goals still an issue for Wells; UBS’ baby problem

03/11/19

Bank employees say management has not let up on ambitious sales goals; women bankers say UBS cut bonuses after maternity leave.

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BofA, Wells can't block shareholder proposals on pay-gap data: SEC

02/26/19

The Securities and Exchange Commission rejected the banks' arguments that the proposals amounted to shareholder micromanagement and that they have made ample disclosures.

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Say Watt? Former FHFA head gets sniffy about his misconduct, and proxy pressure builds

02/21/19

Mel Watt calls FHFA watchdog “sexist,” after it concludes he’s guilty of sexual harassment. State Street sues the "Fearless Girl" sculptor. Banks big and small face mounting pressure on gender pay gap and board diversity. And another top 40 U.S. bank might get a female CEO.

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Thorn in banks’ side pushes for disclosure of raw pay-gap numbers

02/13/19

Arjuna Capital is filing shareholder proposals with 11 financial and tech companies to uncover median gender pay gaps, which it said would determine if more women are concentrated in lower-paying jobs.

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