What Key’s fintech investments say about commercial payments


Business customers are demanding technology that's as good as what they use in their personal lives.


It was 10 years ago today …; B of A card rewards depositors


Ten years ago the global financial crisis began with subprime mortgage problems in the U.S.; the more you have, the more you get.


Breaking Banks: Faster payments with fintech


Push Payments' Travis Dulaney discusses the Fed task force report; Brian Roemmele talks voice pay.


Payments innovation can be disruptive, but not yet


New entrants don’t pose a disruptive threat to the incumbent cohort of issuers, credit card networks and acquirers primarily because the incumbents — Visa, Mastercard and First Data — are prepared to compete in all segments of the market.


Inside seven plans for a faster U.S. payment system


A task force convened by the Federal Reserve released its evaluations last week of 16 proposals to build a faster U.S. payment system. What follows is a brief look at some of the plans that received high marks.


Citi expands card partnership with PayPal to include points


Citigroup is expanding its payments partnership to allow its card members to use their ThankYou rewards points for purchases at PayPal checkout in the U.S.


Scharf pick says everything about BNY Mellon's tech-oriented future


Why choose a former Visa chief to run a custody bank? Because to survive long term, Bank of New York Mellon will have to look more and more like a payments company.


Breaking Banks: 200 episodes of fintech


On the discussion table: Alipay, Jack Ma, blockchain, AI, building a true digital system, payments, financial inclusion.


RBS settles with FHFA; Visa offers cash for going cashless


British bank to pay $5.5 billion to settle mortgage issues, but faces Justice Department fine; Payments company offers restaurants $10,000 to stop accepting cash.


'Existential requirement for banks': Comments of week


Readers this week highlighted the need for banks to upgrade payments systems, debated a small bank’s decision to ditch its legacy core vendor, lamented populist initiatives of the GSEs, and more.