Regional banks

After the stress tests, the crowing

06/28/17

The largest banks announced plans to distribute capital back to shareholders after the Fed gave passing grades to everyone following this year’s CCAR stress tests.

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BOK Financial's talent refinery

06/27/17

Under Steven Bradshaw, the Oklahoma bank is engaging employees as never before by investing heavily in training and development. Don't think customers haven't noticed.

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2017 reputation survey: Banks avoid the Wells Fargo drag

06/27/17

Wells Fargo aside, the industry overall should be pleased with the results of our annual survey of bank reputations. One key insight: Displaying strong ethics is an effective way to improve what people think of your bank.

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New York Community joins bank exodus from home mortgages

06/27/17

Seeking to stay below $50 billion, the regional is selling its origination and servicing businesses.

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Difficult deal behind it, CIBC faces even bigger challenges

06/23/17

The Canadian bank twice sweetened its bid for PrivateBancorp, raising the stakes. Now it must gain traction in the hypercompetitive Chicago market while hunting for more acquisitions.

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‘Why the double standard?’: Comments of the week

06/23/17

Readers weigh in on chatbots, Amazon’s physical footprint expansion plans, alternative credit data and more.

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How to spot the talented employees at a selling bank

06/22/17

One of the biggest challenges after a merger is deciding which people to keep and which to let go. Learning to identify certain habits and skills could simplify those decisions.

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What’s in store for the nation’s newest regional bank

06/16/17

Pinnacle Financial Partners closed in on $20 billion in assets by buying BNC. It now has to integrate the North Carolina bank, while finding ways to boost profit and adapt to increased regulatory burden.

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‘Fannie and Freddie never needed a bailout’: Comments of the week

06/16/17

Readers chime in on the GSE conservatorships, bitcoin’s future, regulatory relief for regional banks, a recent Supreme Court ruling on debt collection, and more.

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Citizens to launch digital platform for commercial clients

06/15/17

The initiative comes as the bank is carving out a niche in the market for midsize companies.

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