Deutsche's tragic blind spot, USAA's diversity drive, lenders' card obsession: Top stories of the week


Deutsche Bank overhaul plan will put taxpayers and the financial system at risk; the San Antonio company names three women to key technology positions; issuers like Chase and Citi need to think beyond traditional card options; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Deutsche Bank shows it learned nothing from the 2008 crisis


The global bank’s overhaul plan will put taxpayers and the financial system at risk.


Truist won't be too big to fail: BB&T's Kelly King


Ahead of a House hearing to examine his company's proposed merger with SunTrust, King tried to downplay regulatory concerns.


Lawmakers spar over whether Fannie, Freddie are SIFIs


There is bipartisan agreement in the Senate that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are "too big to fail" but some lawmakers are skeptical that a SIFI designation is appropriate.


Sanders taunts Dimon over big-bank bailouts


Sen. Bernie Sanders lashed out at Jamie Dimon on Twitter after the chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase criticized socialism during an appearance in Washington.


Federal Reserve terminates London Whale enforcement action


After more than six years, the Fed is ending its order requiring greater risk controls at the bank, following an estimated $6 billion in trading losses in 2012 that stemmed from a single trader.


BB&T, SunTrust clear key hurdle on road to merger


Concerns about job losses and political blowback still loom, but the two banks made it through a second day of public hearings hosted by the Fed relatively unscathed and with significant local support.


Why aren't White House hopefuls talking about banking?


With the candidates still introducing themselves to voters and honing their message, little has been said about the financial industry.


Wells in denial, faster-payments backtrack, delinquency uptick: Top stories of the week


Wells Fargo and the denial stage of recovery; community bankers alarmed after big banks backtrack on faster-payments pricing; credit card, auto loan delinquencies hit seven-year high; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Guns, CECL and 'too big to manage': Big-bank CEOs on Hill


A House Financial Services Committee hearing featuring seven large-bank CEOs tackled a host of contentious subjects, as Republicans and Democrats sparred over whether such institutions are simply too big.