How banks are thwarting rogue traders; CFTC relaxes bank hedging rules


Artificial intelligence lets banks predict employee misconduct; banks will get more flexibility on how they count rate swaps.


Goldman’s diversity push; bitcoin futures expire


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


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


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.


Will single bond set stage for GSE overhaul?; Female-led firms borrowing more


SIFMA approval could bring new competitors and housing finance reform; number of applications rose but amount borrowed still lags other firms.


Walmart teams with Affirm to offer point-of-sale loans


The deal marks the first time that the retail giant will enable its customers to use fixed-rate loans, rather than credit cards, for big-ticket purchases in its stores and online.


JPMorgan's Dimon: Square innovated where we should have


The CEO of the nation's biggest bank gave the fintech props for revolutionizing payments and then building off its success to provide a whole range of services to small-business clients.


Speedier bank mergers; a new take on the Equifax hack


The time regulators take to decide on prospective deals has dropped sharply; a report says the cyberthieves were looking for info to help recruit spies.


Softbank in big fintech push; Analyzing BB&T-SunTrust deal


The company’s investment in a small business lender is said to be the biggest ever in Europe; the merger may raise questions from regulators, spur more mergers.


Regionals impress in Q4; Fannie, Freddie stocks soar


Business lending at the 10 largest regionals got a boost from turmoil in the securities markets; hedge funds stand to gain if conservatorship ends.


Discover’s revenue jumps, but so do charge-offs and delinquencies


Delinquencies, which are on the rise across financial services, clouded an otherwise solid quarter for Discover Financial Services.