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Category: Capital and risk


Capital and risk, Operational

JPMorgan rolls out low-fee, checkless, no-overdraft accounts

March 18, 2019

Via: CNBC

Responding to calls for more bank services for low-income consumers, JPMorgan Chase on Monday began offering checkless accounts with access to its mobile app, branches and ATMs for $4.95 a month and no minimum balance. The accounts come with debit […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

For Federal Reserve, Inaction Is Best Policy as Economy Nears Juncture

March 15, 2019

Via: TheStreet

Sometimes doing nothing is better than something. That’s especially true when the stakes are high and nobody really knows what the future will bring. Preserve the optionality, as it were, in trader-speak. The Federal Reserve, which tries to regulate the […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

This Bank Is Winning the Competition for Deposits

March 15, 2019

Via: Bank Director

From the perspective of a community or regional bank, one of the most ominious trends in the industry right now is the organic deposit growth at the nation’s biggest banks. This trend has gotten a lot of attention in recent […]


Business banking, Capital and risk, Credit, Products

Credit Suisse teams with Klara for online credit requests

March 14, 2019

Via: Finextra

Credit Suisse and KLARA are simplifying finance for SMEs. In addition to the innovative accounting solution that automatically communicates with all interfaces, starting now, SMEs on KLARA can submit non-binding credit requests online to Credit Suisse. More efficiency for SMEs […]


Capital and risk, Credit

TD Survey: Credit Knowledge Gap Still Exists Among Millennials

March 13, 2019

Via: ABF Journal

Though 82% of millennials believe society will eventually become cashless, TD Bank’s Consumer Spending Index revealed that they’re lacking when it comes to building and maintaining healthy credit habits. As the generation least likely to carry cash, according to the […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

US retail sales edge up in January, but December is revised sharply lower

March 11, 2019

Via: CNBC

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose in January, lifted by an increase in purchases of building materials and discretionary spending, but receipts in December were much weaker than initially thought. The report from the Commerce Department on Monday is welcome news […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

156,949,000: Number of Employed Americans Sets 18th Record of Trump Era

March 8, 2019

Via: CNSNews.com

The economy added a meager 20,000 jobs in February, well below the 180,000 that analysts were expecting, and among the lowest job-creation numbers of the Trump administration. But the number of employed Americans — 156,949,000 — has never been higher. […]


Capital and risk, Credit

JPMorgan Chase Agents $125MM ABL Facility for CSS Industries

March 8, 2019

Via: ABF Journal

CSS Industries, a consumer products company serving the craft, gift and seasonal markets, entered into a new $125 million asset-based senior secured credit facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank acting as administrative agent. Bank of America and KeyBank also participated in […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasurys rally, yields slip, as ECB downgrades 2019 growth forecast, rolls out stimulus

March 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields fell Thursday, along with its European peers, after the European Central Bank launched fresh stimulus measures, said it was unlikely to increase rates through the end of 2019 and downgraded its forecast for economic growth. The 10-year Treasury […]


Capital and risk, Credit

Where mortgage payments take the smallest bite out of people’s bank accounts

March 6, 2019

Via: Market Watch

It’s getting tough to afford a place to live — but residents of the nation’s capital are better placed than their peers in other cities. People in Washington, D.C., have the most money left over in their bank account after […]