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Citi raises minimum wage after prod from Maxine Waters

08/28/19

Citigroup quietly boosted its minimum wage to $15 an hour in June, joining competitors in awarding raises to rank-and-file staff.

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JPMorgan weighs sale of $1 billion AARP credit card portfolio

08/27/19

JPMorgan Chase is considering selling the credit card portfolio it built through an almost three-decade partnership with the AARP, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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JPMorgan's contrarian move: Stockpiling securities

08/25/19

The bank started buying more Treasurys and mortgage-backeds over a year ago, long before talk about rate cuts. What did it know that its rivals didn't?

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Cardholder confusion could force issuers to simplify rewards

08/22/19

A J.D. Power official says supplemental benefits — many centered on travel cards — need to be pared down. His comments followed the company’s release of survey data that showed these hard-to-understand benefits were a drag on customer satisfaction.

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Big banks need more diversity in leadership ranks: House Democrats

08/13/19

With women and minorities holding less than 25% of top positions at the eight largest U.S. banks, House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters and other Democrats called on banks to improve their recruiting efforts and invest in programs aimed at building pipelines of diverse talent.

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Digit savings app drops fee for instant overdraft protection

08/13/19

The San Francisco-based fintech is using JPMorgan Chase’s real-time payments service to power the updated overdraft prevention tool.

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Fed’s hard sell on SOFR; Consumers dialed in on phone banking

08/12/19

A Fed-led working group may pressure Wall Street to adopt SOFR; challenger banks with smartphone-based accounts soar.

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Card issuers’ new focus on installment lending misses the point

08/09/19

Issuers like Chase and Citi that added installment features to compete with digital lenders will need to think beyond traditional card options.

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Homeowners rush to refi; did JPM execs dismiss warnings about Jeffrey Epstein?

08/09/19

The rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to 3.6%, a three-year low; Mary C. Erdoes, a top bank executive, allegedly pushed back against compliance department suggestions to jettison the controversial client.

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Visa market value surpasses JPMorgan, banks that used to own it

08/08/19

The biggest U.S. banks used to own Visa. Now if only they could keep up with it.

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