OCC's Otting names chief operating officer as part of massive restructuring


Morris Morgan, previously one of the top large bank supervisors at the OCC, was tapped as senior deputy comptroller and chief operating officer amid a multimillion-dollar effort to revamp the agency.


Ocasio-Cortez’s disruptive spotlight could soon be turned on bankers


The freshman congresswoman will likely join the Financial Services Committee, where she could use her populist momentum to bring criticisms of the country's biggest banks even further into the mainstream.


Big-bank breakups, postal lending and more: 2020 Dem hopefuls' financial agendas


The already long list of potential challengers to President Trump in 2020 includes policymakers with a deep record on banking issues and those whose financial services views are a relative mystery.


Big banks should be worried as Brown joins presidential fray


Sen. Sherrod Brown, a longtime industry critic, said Monday that he’s weighing a possible 2020 bid.


What Democrats’ House takeover means for banks


The focus since the 2016 election on easing rules, tax cuts and expanding access to credit is about to be turned on its head.


Bye plastic, BofA's digital agenda, Fed’s big-bank supervision revamp: Top stories of the week


Synchrony CEO Margaret Keane says plastic cards will be gone in five years; David Tyrie is succeeding the high-profile Michelle Moore as BofA's digital chief; Fed outlines a new approach for its post-crisis supervisory program; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Two Goldman bankers charged; small banks await Fed ally


The two allegedly helped to defraud a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund; Michelle Bowman is expected to bring a Main Street perspective to the central bank.


Fed should force Wells Fargo into being a simpler bank


The central bank should consider rescinding the bank’s “financial holding company” status, which allows it to participate in nonbank activities, given its inability to respond to internal management problems.


Sanders bill would force breakup of 6 largest banks


The legislation would require the restructuring of financial institutions that have a total exposure exceeding 3% of the nation’s GDP.


Banks are running out of time to regain public trust


The industry risks losing more business to fintech startups and facing increased attacks in Washington if they can’t shore up their reputation.