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Truist's logo, Wells vs. USAA redux, Visa's Plaid pickup: Top stories of the week

01/17/20

Truist emphasizes high-touch, high-tech focus with new logo; Wells Fargo loses another patent lawsuit to USAA; what the Visa-Plaid merger means for banks, fintechs; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Trump tax cut drives $32 billion to America’s top banks

01/16/20

Savings for the top six U.S. banks from President Donald Trump's signature tax overhaul accelerated last year, now topping $32 billion as the lenders curbed new borrowing, pared jobs and ramped up payouts to shareholders.

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Wells Fargo loses another patent lawsuit to USAA

01/15/20

Wells was ordered to pay USAA $102.8 million for infringing on its mobile deposit patents. It follows a separate lawsuit loss in November also related to patents.

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Bank Q4 earnings off to good start; Bitcoin rallies

01/15/20

JPM, Citi shrug off low rates as strong economy propels profits; digital currencies start year with gains as optimism about its future grows.

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‘Extraordinarily inefficient’: Scharf’s blunt assessment of Wells Fargo

01/14/20

The Charlie Scharf era began with the company's lowest quarterly net income in more than nine years. Culprits included falling revenue, rising salaries and yet more financial fallout from the bank's sales scandal.

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Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf kicks off tenure with more legal costs

01/14/20

Wells Fargo & Co. may have a new leader, but the work of reinvigorating the firm after years of troubles is far from over.

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Will earnings season bring surprises?; Wells Fargo’s tech troubles

01/13/20

Profits at big banks are expected to be up versus a year ago but down from the third quarter; add antiquated systems to the bank’s many problems.

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11 bankers and disruptors to watch in 2020

01/12/20

Can Charlie Scharf fix what ails Wells Fargo? How will Kelly King and Bill Rogers manage the integration of the biggest bank merger since the early 2000s? And will New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy be able to beat back opposition from the banking industry and make good on his promise to create a state-owned bank? Here are 11 leaders to keep an eye on in 2020.

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Banking 2025, more Wells Fargo woe, compliance turnover: Top stories of the week

01/10/20

Potential sources of industry upheaval, and how to adapt; former Wells Fargo execs may face criminal charges in coming weeks; why banks have such high turnover of chief compliance officers; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Banks’ record-breaking earnings streak has probably peaked

01/10/20

Estimates for 2020 are for a combined profit drop of $10 billion as global interest rates remain stubbornly low and geopolitical tensions stay high.

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