Sloan says Wells Fargo has cleaned up its act. Congress begs to differ


More than two years after Wells Fargo's consumer scandals first came to light, the congressional backlash facing the bank is bipartisan and just as fierce.


Criticism of BB&T-SunTrust deal is overblown


Regulators spend considerable time and resources reviewing big mergers and the process shouldn’t be used as a proxy for the “too big to fail” fight.


Another political storm is brewing for big banks


The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are far more emboldened to offer radical reforms to the financial system than their predecessors — reforms that could ultimately take hold if one of them wins.


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.