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All eyes will be on C&I in banks' 2Q results


There are signs that commercial loan demand finally picked up in the second quarter, but banks still face some obstacles.


Can airport branches be more than expensive billboards?


The rents are steep and they don't generate much revenue, but some banks believe that airport branches still have a role to play in their retail strategies — particularly as advice centers.


These bank-vetted startups have plans to solve industry challenges


The graduates of this year's Fintech Innovation Lab New York, chosen by executives at 43 banks, are focusing on improving artificial intelligence, solving IT issues and providing a better customer experience.


U.S. Bank marketing robo adviser beyond the millennial set


The Minneapolis bank is pitching the automated investment advice product, a joint venture with a BlackRock unit, to a wide range of age groups, not just younger consumers.


8 takeaways from Digital Banking 2018


From the opportunities — and threats — in artificial intelligence to envisioning a world in which "Wi-Fi is like air," here is what everyone was buzzing about at American Banker's Digital Banking conference.


The internet will be everywhere, in everything. Banks better be, too


Banks will need to evolve further and faster to reach consumers in an interconnected, always online world, according to industry leaders.


Will cheap advice turn off wealthy customers?


Most big banks are launching robo-advisers to compete for a new breed of wealth management customer. The risk is that automated services will disappoint traditional customers.


Tech spending: Hard sell, must sell


Whether they’re thwarting cyber thieves or building out new apps, bank chiefs say hefty tech investments are now a cost of doing business — but they have to convince shareholders.


Don’t call it a comeback: Commercial lending’s ho-hum rebound


The numbers are better but still disappointing for such a healthy economy, lamented executives from large U.S. banks. Some are scratching their heads, some are remaining upbeat about the second half of the year, and others are focusing on Plan B.


Why it's so hard to sell banks on small-dollar lending


While industry officials welcomed a bulletin from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency encouraging banks to develop alternatives to payday loans, they are making no commitments to offer such products.