Wells Fargo

Can banks convince customers their data is safe?

03/02/21

Less than half of consumers believe financial services providers adequately protect their personal information, according to an Arizent survey. Banks such as Wells Fargo and Bank of Idaho are offering mobile tools and cybersecurity education that could help rebuild trust.

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Wells Fargo promotes veteran executive to new ESG post

02/26/21

Geneviève Piché, who has worked in investment banking at the company for 20 years, will be in charge of helping corporate clients make environmentally and socially responsible investments.

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Wells Fargo sheds its asset manager as Scharf reshapes bank

02/23/21

Wells Fargo plans to sell its asset management business to two private equity firms, part of Chief Executive Charlie Scharf's efforts to dump nonessential operations and help the bank emerge from years of scandals.

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Wells Fargo wins Fed’s approval for governance overhaul, sources say

02/17/21

The nod from the Federal Reserve is seen as a significant step toward eventually freeing the bank from a 2018 order that imposed a cap on its assets.

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Wells Fargo decides to keep its private-label credit card unit

02/09/21

Wells Fargo is opting to keep its private-label credit card unit after reaching out to potential buyers last year, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

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Wells Fargo invests in six Black-owned banks

02/08/21

Aside from the cash infusions, the San Francisco-based bank will assign dedicated teams to provide the lenders with financial, technology and product expertise.

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Talent fight erupts as Wells Fargo exits foreign wealth business

02/08/21

A race for talent is heating up as Wells Fargo winds down the roughly $40 billion international segment of its wealth management business, with several firms competing to scoop up advisers and their lucrative client lists.

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Wells Fargo trims CEO Scharf’s pay to $20.3 million for 2020

02/01/21

Wells Fargo cut its chief executive's compensation about 12% for 2020, a year in which shares tumbled and the company slashed its dividend and reported its first quarterly loss since 2008.

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Wells Fargo pledges to cut $8 billion in overhead. Is it enough?

01/15/21

CEO Charlie Scharf’s long-awaited expense-reduction plan got a chilly reception from investors.

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Former Wells Fargo general counsel fined $3.5 million in OCC settlement

01/15/21

The OCC had hit James Strother and other executives with civil charges a year ago in connection with the bank's phony-accounts scandal. His monetary penalty is lower than what the agency had first floated.

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