Andy Peters

Andy Peters writes about regional banks and community banks for American Banker. He has previously written for Bloomberg News and for the Daily Report, a legal newspaper in Atlanta. He got his start in journalism as an editorial intern for The New York Times.

Recent Stories From this Author

Ill-Fated 2012 Branch Deal Still Haunts First Niagara
October 24, 2014 The company's $800 million goodwill impairment charge may reflect macroeconomic factors, but also likely resulted from a...

Morning Scan: Stress Tests to Get Tough on Leveraged Loans; QRM Rule Bashed
October 24, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Prepping for Stress Tests: The Financial Times and Wall Street Journal each serves up a curtain...

Morning Scan: New Mortgage Rules Approved; JPMorgan's China Hiring
October 23, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... New Mortgage Rules: Two Republicans on the Securities and Exchange Commission objected to...

Morning Scan: Mortgage Lending Debate; London Whale Blame Game
October 22, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... New QRM Rule Assessed: The reviews are coming in on the final QRM rule and reaction is mixed....

Regional Banks' Great Lending Divide
October 21, 2014 Executives at regional banks around the country have reported a wide variation in quarterly loan growth (some good, some not)...

Regions to Stop High-to-Low Reordering of Withdrawals
October 21, 2014 Regions Financial in Birmingham, Ala., will stop using high-to-low reordering of checks and debits next year, resulting in a...

Morning Scan: Bankers Warned at New York Fed; Watt's Mortgage Plan
October 21, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Bankers Warned: Big banks, be warned (again). In closed-door meetings Monday, Federal Reserve...

Regions Financial Cuts Costs to Offset Lower Revenue
October 21, 2014 Regions Financial in Birmingham, Ala., reported higher third-quarter earnings, as cost cuts offset declines in net interest...

Morning Scan: The End of QE Approaches; Apple Pay Debuts
October 20, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... To QE, or Not to QE: Wild stock market swings, unexpected volatility in the 10-year Treasury...

M&T Exec Queried Six Ways to Sunday on Stalled M&A Deal
October 17, 2014 René Jones, CFO of the Buffalo, N.Y., bank, artfully dodged more than a dozen versions of the same question from analysts:...

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