Gender issues

A picture of the disruption to come

09/23/18

Get ready to meet some of the rising stars who the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance believe are poised to disrupt the industry.

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Why Quarles is a no go at FSB; Employee thrashes CFPB on his way out

08/28/18

Randal Quarles was considered for Financial Stability Board chair spot; the outgoing student loan ombudsman says the agency puts lenders before consumers.

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Kraninger nomination advances; banks line up to lend to Saudi Arabia

08/24/18

The CFPB nominee wins approval from the Senate Banking Committee by a 13-12 vote; the country is looking to borrow $11 billion after Aramco IPO is delayed.

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Feds probe PNC; Credit card problems ahead?

08/20/18

The bank said it has received subpoenas related to low-income housing tax credits; write-offs of bad credit card debt creep up.

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Men behaving badly edition (UBS, Goldman Sachs, FHFA and more)

08/01/18

Catch up on a deluge of sexual harassment disclosures from banks and regulators. Brace yourself — it gets ugly, with rape and strangulation among the lowlights. Then marvel at how one fintech CEO who fell early in the #MeToo era engineered a fast comeback. Plus valuable insight on anger.

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Macquarie names female CEO; PayPal disappoints

07/26/18

Shemara Wikramanayake’s appointment is termed a “landmark”; the company’s stock falls 3% despite a 28% earnings increase.

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An ally at Goldman Sachs and a payoff at BofA

07/20/18

Goldman’s next CEO pushes for more women in senior roles. Fifth Third’s program to retain new moms is working. And there’s good news and bad news at Bank of America, as it bulks up on female summer interns but pays out millions to an exec fired over sexual harassment claims.

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A dirty little secret, an offensive hat and another cliffhanger

05/26/18

Bankers to British royalty are not so decorous. Aussies play the (gender) blame game, after AMP fiasco. NYSE's Stacey Cunningham could be standing on a cliff. And, what’s with the men of "Arrested Development"?

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Gender-lens investing is coming into its own

05/23/18

With all the attention around more women running for office, women's marches, and the #MeToo movement, there is growing demand for investment options that support women too, says Veris' Luisamarie Ruiz Carlile.

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On the shoulders of giants at JPM; lessons to learn at Morgan Stanley

05/14/18

JPMorgan Chase’s Thasunda Duckett is living her ancestors’ wildest dreams; Morgan Stanley could take a lesson from Citi on reining in rainmakers; and Jelena McWilliams faces tough choices at the FDIC. Plus, babysitting gets approved as a new type of campaign expense.

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