Tag: banking

Activity, Insurance

California Department of Insurance Fraud Suit Results in $24M in Payments from AbbVie

August 7, 2020

Via: Insurance Journal

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara this week announced a settlement agreement with AbbVie Inc. to resolve a lawsuit alleging violations of the California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act involving the marketing of blockbuster prescription drug HUMIRA. AbbVie agreed to reform its […]

Activity, Trading

How options trading has evolved for the masses

August 5, 2020

Via: Finextra

Over the last few years, the practice of options trading has grown substantially. This growth has coincided with a series of unpredictable political and social events, which have caused high levels of volatility across currency and commodities markets. Brexit, the […]


US digital banking rules could change as OCC calls for input

June 8, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

The US banking regulator, part of the US Department of the Treasury, issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) on Thursday to get comment from the industry on the country’s digital banking rules ahead of potential changes. It says […]

Activity, Business Banking, Corporate Banking, Products

JPMorgan is first US bank to serve crypto exchanges as banking clients

May 13, 2020

Via: Banking Technology

It’s the first time the US banking giant has taken on crypto clients. The exchanges were approved in April as customers under the bank’s corporate and investment division, and are now starting to process transactions through the bank, per the […]

Capital and Risk, Credit

Banks are facing huge credit losses as their customers suffer through the coronavirus pandemic, S&P warns

May 5, 2020

Via: Market Watch

S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook on the ratings of 13 U.S. banks to negative from stable and said the coronavirus pandemic will hit hardest those lenders that are most exposed to industries such as commercial real estate and consumer […]


Former Morgan Stanley developers unveil new cryptocurrency exchange

December 5, 2019

Via: Banking Technology

Phemex aims to execute trades in less than a millisecond for both its retail and institutional investors. Billing itself as “the most trustworthy cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform”, Phemex offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, and EOS. It plans to support traditional […]

Activity, Corporate Banking, Insurance

Only 2% of the Equifax data breach victims have signed up for free credit monitoring so far

November 1, 2019

Via: Market Watch financial

Months after class-action attorneys and regulators unveiled a $700 million dollar settlement with Equifax for a massive data breach affecting 147 million people, new court papers say approximately 3 million consumers have chosen the deal’s free credit monitoring services. The […]

Activity, Investment Banking, Trading

Market Extra: Can the stock market march higher without the promise of more Fed cuts?

October 30, 2019

Via: Market Watch financial

Large-capitalization U.S. stocks have hit a new high this week, and significant credit for this feat can be given to the Federal Reserve. Since the Fed instituted its first interest rate cut at the end of July, the S&P 500 […]


Deutsche Bank to focus on Germany for job cutting scheme

October 10, 2019

Via: Banking Technology

The lender is relying on savings at retail units to lower its annual costs. It employs 41,700 people in Germany, out of a total of 91,700. Deutsche Bank announced that it would be cutting 18,000 jobs in July, a key […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Bank Stock Roundup: Fed Cuts Rate, JPMorgan, U.S. Bancorp & Wells Fargo in Focus

September 20, 2019

Via: Yahoo

The Federal Reserve’s chairman Jerome Powell announced the second rate cut of 2019, by 25 basis points (bps), at the end of the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting this Wednesday. Global economic growth and trade-war related uncertainties leading […]