Regional banks

Texas Capital hires Deutsche Bank escrow team

09/03/19

The Dallas bank has recruited three executives from Deutsche to establish a unit in New York that holds assets in escrow for clients.

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Why Fifth Third is raising its bet on alternative power

08/27/19

The Cincinnati bank recently expanded its renewable energy banking business to include investment banking services. Its ambitious goals demonstrate the sector’s growing appeal to regional and community banks.

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A way for smaller banks to access tech sandboxes big banks play in

08/27/19

Bond Financial Technologies' platform is designed for community and regional banks seeking fintech expertise.

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More banks are turning to M&A to acquire talent

08/26/19

Intense competition for executives and top lenders has elevated the role acquisitions play in filling key positions.

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JPMorgan's contrarian move: Stockpiling securities

08/25/19

The bank started buying more Treasurys and mortgage-backeds over a year ago, long before talk about rate cuts. What did it know that its rivals didn't?

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Cardholder confusion could force issuers to simplify rewards

08/22/19

A J.D. Power official says supplemental benefits — many centered on travel cards — need to be pared down. His comments followed the company’s release of survey data that showed these hard-to-understand benefits were a drag on customer satisfaction.

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Water shortages are becoming a banking problem

08/21/19

Recent studies offer a dire outlook for water levels in drought-prone states. Some banks are bracing for this risk with changes to underwriting of real-estate-related loans.

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A-Rod, J. Lo invest in fintech; Inverted yield curve hurts regionals

08/20/19

The power couple wants to help turn Acorns Grow from a niche app into a megabank; with many floating-rate loans, regionals’ profits drop as yields slip.

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Bankers welcome rush of refis, but it's no cure-all

08/15/19

With long-term interest rates at historic lows, mortgage refinancing is coming on strong. But that additional revenue may not be enough to offset net interest margin pressures and lost servicing income.

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Unfazed by Capital One breach, KeyBank begins migration to cloud

08/15/19

The bank is moving a large analytics program and a massive amount of data into Google's public cloud, which its tech chief says is more efficient, secure and better able to handle spikes in demand.

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