U.S. Bank

As insurers drown in paper, banks see a digital opportunity


Some firms are investing in technology to help insurance clients shift to paperless payment processing.


Tax hits, deposit wars, paydown blues: A 4Q preview


It’s only early December, but bank CEOs’ comments this week about tax reform, their thirst for deposits, consumer lending initiatives, and challenges in commercial lending offer a sneak peek at what’s coming when earnings season begins next month.


Tax reform to unleash business lending? Not so fast


During an industry conference Tuesday, executives from PNC, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase and elsewhere offered differing takes on whether the Republican tax plan will boost loan demand.


The key policy questions facing Trump's FDIC pick


The nomination of Jelena McWilliams to chair the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. moves the Trump administration one step closer to completing its team of regulatory appointments in its push to undo former President Obama's post-crisis policies.


The secret to reeling in cybersecurity talent at three big banks


One estimate says 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs will go unfilled by 2021. Banks are looking to military veterans, universities and even high schools to help fill the gap.


Time running out on banks' push to preserve popular tax credit


The House-passed tax bill would eliminate the New Markets Tax Credit while the Senate bill would not reauthorize it when it expires in two years. Bankers and other proponents say that if it is discontinued many economic development projects in rural and low-income communities won’t be funded.


The competition is coming after your best commercial lender


It’s good to be a business lender with a long contact list. Loan growth is weak and the talent pool has been shrinking, so banks big and small are paying top dollar to get an edge.


Add Ally Bank to Amazon’s Alexa partners


Only a few banks have so far integrated with Amazon’s personal voice assistant service.


The redemption of bankers; Equifax nixes bonuses


The Trump administration is “sounding a friendlier tone” toward bankers following the Obama chill; credit bureau takes steps to limit the financial damage.


Cyber threat, not credit, is what keeps today’s bank CEO up at night


The heads of some of the largest U.S. banks are calling for a new security-focused mindset among executives, better forms of ID and collective action in the aftermath of the Equifax breach.