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Activity, Investment Banking

Stock-market investors haven’t been this bearish since the 2008 financial crisis, says Bank of America

June 18, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The S&P 500 index stands less than 1% shy of a record but investors aren’t loving the climb, based on a recent fund manager survey from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The survey of 179 global managers overseeing some half […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic, Regulations

History suggests Fed can’t make ‘insurance cuts’ to keep expansion alive

June 18, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Federal Reserve officials have spoken approvingly of the idea of “insurance” interest-rate cuts that could be enough to shore up financial markets and keep the expansion on track. “Now, if you look back at Fed history– I’m not looking to […]


Activity, Insurance

How Trump Is Remaking Health Insurance Without Repealing Obamacare

June 17, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

President Donald Trump’s attempt to transform American health insurance is almost complete. Twenty months ago, frustrated after attempts to repeal Obamacare fell apart in the Republican-controlled Senate, Trump pledged to use executive power to do what Congress failed to legislate. […]


Products, Retail Banking

Lloyds app now lets customers see savings and credit card accounts from other banks

June 17, 2019

Via: Finextra

The group’s three brands – Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland – all already allow customers to see all of their current accounts in their banking apps. The credit card and savings feature currently only includes the three sister brands […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

U.S. Bank Invests in Communities with $6 Million in Community Possible Grants

June 12, 2019

Via: Yahoo

Grants to Fund Recreational Play Spaces, Arts and Culture Through its Community Possible giving and engagement platform, focused on the areas of Work, Home and Play, U.S. Bank kicks-off its 2019 grant making with $6 million in Play investments to […]


Channels

The Advance of Blockchain into the Banking Industry

June 11, 2019

Via: Finextra

Blockchain is now all around us, and it’s taken up a major presence in many areas of our lives. This is only going to become more and more true in the future, making it important to stay in touch with […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Gold edges lower as investors shake off trade worries

June 11, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Gold moved lower for a second day Tuesday as investors shook off trade worries, with appetite for riskier assets boosted by additional efforts by China to stoke its economy. “Trade and tariff talks have distorted gold prices, as misunderstood gold” […]


Activity, Insurance

Wells Fargo Settling California Car Loan Suit for $385M

June 10, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

Wells Fargo has agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging it signed up thousands of auto loan customers for costly car insurance without their consent, resulting in many having their vehicles repossessed. The bank […]


Capital and Risk, Credit, Products, Retail Banking

Amazon’s newest credit card could be a double-edged sword for people with bad credit

June 10, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Amazon’s newest credit card is designed to appeal to consumers who are looking to improve their credit score. It comes with an unusual structure — and some major caveats. The Amazon Credit Builder card AMZN, +3.38% will function as a […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Wells Fargo Unveils New Commercial Banking Structure

June 5, 2019

Via: ABF Journal

Wells Fargo revealed its new leadership team and regional structure for its Commercial Banking business, led by Kyle Hranicky, a 25-year company veteran. With this new structure, Wells Fargo Commercial Banking has more than 6,000 team members across 24 divisions […]