Dimon defends his role as Trump adviser


JPMorgan Chase's chief caught a lot of Trump blowback at its annual meeting but refused an activist investor's challenge to step down from the president’s council on jobs.


Tarp was not a bailout, and the government's profit was huge


The fact that the Troubled Asset Relief Program made billions is of no help to the thousands of banks that suffered, and are still suffering, from the grossly unfair rollout.


How a N.J. community bank ended up in a political and social media firestorm


Lakeland Bank in Oak Ridge, N.J., found itself deluged by hundreds of angry tweets and Facebook posts Monday after a former bank executive cited pressure from a top House Republican in her resignation.


Financial institutions praise Trump executive order on cybersecurity


President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order to reinforce the country’s cybersecurity defenses, a move that financial institutions view as a positive step toward creating a more resilient financial system.


CFPB makes first move toward small-biz data requirements


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau plans to launch an inquiry into small-business lending, the first step toward crafting a rule for the collection and reporting of data.


Guaranty failure exposes retail banking’s cracks


The acquirer of the failed Guaranty Bank took a pass on the latter’s 107 in-store branches, leading to their shutdown and a disruption in service for many low-income customers.


Fannie, Freddie detail plans to help mobile home market


Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac issued proposals Monday to create pilot programs for loans on mobile homes, part of an ambitious plan for underserved and rural housing markets.


OCC morale took a big hit from Wells scandal


As Keith Noreika takes over as acting head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on Friday, he faces a daunting challenge: a precipitous drop in morale at the agency.


There’s more to bank regulation than higher capital


The debate over banking policy has tended to leave out all the other factors examiners use to gauge institution strength, therefore sidestepping a comprehensive approach to safety and soundness regulation.


CFPB to hold May hearing on small-business loans


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Tuesday that it will hold a public hearing next week on small-business lending.