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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 […]


Activity, Trading

Credit Suisse raises S&P 500 forecast, sees 20% gain for 2019

March 18, 2019

Via: CNBC

Underneath the stock market’s epic rebound has been a “more favorable” trend that Credit Suisse says will drive the market higher. The bank dialed up its year-end forecast for the S&P 500 to $3,025 from $2,925 previously. The new forecast […]


Activity, Corporate banking

JP Morgan escalates deposit wars with expansion into the heart of Bank of America country

March 13, 2019

Via: CNBC

As J.P. Morgan Chase builds out its web of branches across the U.S., it is launching into areas long dominated by two of its biggest rivals. J.P. Morgan is expanding into nine new U.S. markets as it fills gaps in […]


Activity, Corporate banking

Wells Fargo Details Plan to Rebuild and Transform

March 12, 2019

Via: ABF Journal

Wells Fargo provided an update on the progress the company has made and is making as part of its transformation to build a better, stronger company in a new progress report available on its website. “While we have more work […]


Activity, Investment banking, Products, Retail banking

Investing app Stash launches debit rewards in an effort to attract more banking customers

March 12, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Stash doesn’t want to just invest your spare change — it also wants to keep the rest of your money in a bank account. And the company is set to reward you for doing so. The investing app is officially […]


Activity, Trading

Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank shares rally on merger talk

March 11, 2019

Via: CNBC

Shares of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank surged Monday after reports that the two have agreed to hold merger talks. Several media reports over the weekend suggested Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing had dropped his opposition to the deal. Sewing was […]


Regulations

How New Court Decision Could Change Bank M&A

March 11, 2019

Via: Bank Director

A recent decision by the Delaware Supreme Court relating to a merger between two pharmaceutical companies that was terminated before closing could have implications on bank mergers and acquisitions. On Dec. 7, 2018, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the lower […]


Activity, Trading

Even if the rally stalls, BofA expects stocks to return to record territory this year

March 6, 2019

Via: CNBC

One of Wall Street’s largest firms sees signs the 2019 rally is stalling, but that may be no reason to turn bearish. It’s a bull thesis BofA-Merrill Lynch’s Stephen Suttmeier builds in two charts. The first chart suggests the S&P […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields rise as traders brace for key economic data

March 5, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yield bounced back from the previous session’s decline, ahead of a gauge of the service sector’s health. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.60% picked up 2.2 basis points to 2.744%, while the 2-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.16% added […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

A Fed hawk now sees less risk of the economy overheating

March 5, 2019

Via: Market Watch

During the last few years, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren has been one the most strident hawks at the U.S. central bank, urging continued interest-rates hikes. But on Tuesday, Rosengren changed his feathers and said he supported a “patient” […]