Truist's logo, Wells vs. USAA redux, Visa's Plaid pickup: Top stories of the week


Truist emphasizes high-touch, high-tech focus with new logo; Wells Fargo loses another patent lawsuit to USAA; what the Visa-Plaid merger means for banks, fintechs; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Truist unveils logo that emphasizes high-touch, high-tech focus


The regional bank, formed from the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, will begin marketing its new brand in conjunction with next month’s Super Bowl.


BMO off to promising start on its AI projects


The team has already built three customer-facing AI tools this year, which it hopes to keep building upon.


Card-account acquisition: A consumer view


Recent years have seen a transformation in credit-card customer acquisition. This report explores how consumers are interacting with the new expanse of marketing and acquisition channels and examines where opportunities and threats to issuers may lie.


Scharf’s first day at Wells Fargo; Zuckerberg readies to face the Hill


The new CEO is the first outsider to head the scandal-ridden bank in decades; Facebook CEO faces the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday to discuss Libra.


Kabbage will buy small-business data provider


The acquisition of Radius Intelligence fits with the online lender's existing focus on small commercial borrowers.


Stress test results, BNY Mellon's digital play, bank reputations: Top stories of the week


Banks clear both rounds of stress tests (though two of them needed a do-over); BNY Mellon goes all-in on digital; bank industry struggles to stop slide in latest reputation survey; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Digital Banker of the Year: U.S. Bank's Ankit Bhatt


The increased mobile engagement at U.S. Bank goes back to Ankit Bhatt letting customers tell him — and, many times, show him — what needs to improve.


Why keep branches around? They make great billboards


As foot traffic continues to decline, bankers are relying on gimmicks like dramatic lighting and placing buildings closer to highways in an effort to market their institutions.


The next-gen CEO, JPM jumps the snark, TD's cloud jump: Top stories of the week


Exploring the rise of the next-gen bank CEO; backlash over JPMorgan's snarky tweet; TD Bank's calculated shift to the cloud; and more from this week's most-read stories.