Regional banks

'Get banking system up and running’: Popular's goal in Puerto Rico

09/26/17

The island's largest bank has reopened a portion of its branch network while rushing cash to ATMs and consoling clients and employees in the first week of recovery from Hurricane Maria. But it and other banks are likely months away from normal operations.

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Bearish car-sales forecast gets lenders' attention

09/25/17

Chemical Financial and Fidelity Southern are the latest banks to curtail auto lending, blaming trends in auto sales and overheated competition.

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EU’s new data privacy law creates headaches for U.S. banks

09/20/17

It's not just big banks. Even U.S. community banks may be subject to the General Data Protection Regulation given the boundlessness of digital commerce.

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SBA deal with credit unions poses threat to banks

09/20/17

The agency and the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions plan to boost efforts to get more credit unions involved with SBA lending.

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Umpqua hires first chief risk officer

09/20/17

The Oregon bank has expanded the role of its chief credit officer to include oversight of risk management.

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Bankers still unpopular with affluent customers

09/19/17

While the banking industry is winning over low- and middle-income groups, it is still trying to regain the trust of high earners who were stung during the financial crisis.

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A changing of the guard at Webster Financial

09/19/17

The Connecticut bank's president, John Ciulla, will succeed longtime CEO Jim Smith, who is retiring after three decades on the job.

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Bank M&A to slacken during Irma, Harvey recoveries

09/18/17

Florida and Texas are normally major sources of mergers, but bankers in those states likely will take a break to assess damage from the hurricanes before returning to dealmaking.

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These lending sectors could thrive in hurricane-recovery zones

09/14/17

Banks could be busy supplying credit to manufacturers, hotels, multifamily developers and other businesses that will be helping residents get their lives back on track after two fierce storms.

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Inside a growing bank’s surprising decision to close branches

09/13/17

Chemical Financial's decision to shutter nearly 40 branches and cut more than 200 jobs is due to improved technology and an effort to become more efficient after years of pursuing acquisitions.

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