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Imagining banking without keyboards, apps or screens

12/13/18

Augmented devices and automation will push banking services beyond the current mobile phone delivery model into a virtual world — but how, exactly? Bank of America, Wells Fargo and others are trying to find out.

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Wells called priciest bank for students; Senate bill targets 'live' checks

12/12/18

A CFPB report says the bank is the most expensive bank for college students; lenders would be banned from mailing high-interest loans disguised as checks.

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Fed won't lift Wells' growth cap until deficiencies are fixed: Powell

12/10/18

The Federal Reserve Board chairman told Sen. Elizabeth Warren in a letter that the central bank is actively reviewing the bank's progress in following a February consent order.

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Students pay price in banks' marketing pacts with colleges: CFPB

12/10/18

Wells Fargo charges students nearly four times as much in fees as banks without college marketing agreements, according to an internal report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Blockchain hype, Mulvaney's BCFP, pot banking: Top stories of the week

12/07/18

Blockchain backers concede the hype is turning off bankers; Mulvaney's CFPB name change could cost industry millions of dollars; the one banking bill Congress might actually pass next term; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Fed rejects Wells fix-it plan; more trouble for Deutsche Bank

12/07/18

The move means the cap on asset growth may stay in place longer; the German bank reportedly processed 80% of the money laundered through Danske Bank.

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Wells Fargo's latest troubles suggest tougher stance by OCC

12/06/18

An eight-month-old consent order appears to be forcing the San Francisco bank to grapple more deeply than it did previously with the many failures that led to its account-opening scandal.

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Wells fires district managers; Canadian banks back away from U.S. buys

12/06/18

This may be “the first wave” of managers being held accountable for the phony accounts scandal; high prices discouraging cross-border acquisitions.

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Every day is a fire drill for bank cybersecurity teams

12/05/18

Since banks are under constant attack by hackers, the startup XM Cyber is offering them a simulator that seeks to do its virtual worst in order to prevent a real breach.

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'Banks controlled by politicians. What could go wrong?': Comments of the week

11/21/18

Readers react to trends in public banking, weigh potential changes for brokered deposits, consider oversight of foreign banks and more.

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