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Andy Peters

Andy Peters writes about regional banks, consumer finance and debt collections for American Banker. He also co-writes the Morning Scan column. He has previously written for Bloomberg 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. His Twitter handle is @AndyPetersAB

Recent Stories From this Author

Morning Scan: IRS Admits Crooks Steal Customer Info; Libor 'Ringmaster' Goes on Trial
May 27, 2015 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Cracking the Tax Code: The taxman is the latest victim of identity theft. The Internal Revenue...

Morning Scan: Tributes to Game Theory Pioneer John Nash; Bank Stocks to Rise?
May 26, 2015 Receiving Wide Coverage ... A Beautiful Mind: Tributes to John Nash were plentiful after the mathematician made famous by...

Stonegate in Fla. Confirms Plan to Open Account for Cuban Government
May 22, 2015 Stonegate Bank in Pompano Beach, Fla., has confirmed that it will provide a bank account to the Cuban government.

New Breed of Green Banker Gets Tough with Business Borrowers
May 21, 2015 Several big banks have hired environmental professionals from far outside the world of banking to make sure banks' clients...

Fidelity Southern Buying Eight Florida Branches
May 20, 2015 Fidelity Southern in Atlanta has agreed to buy the Florida branch network of First Banks Inc. of Clayton, Mo.

U.S. Bancorp Unit's Tech Lab Aims for Edgy with Rock Décor
May 18, 2015 Each time Elavon, a payments-processing unit of U.S. Bancorp, launches a new product, its R&D lab steals a page from rock 'n'...

Morning Scan: B of A's Board Backs Moynihan; Is Nick Szabo the Real Bitcoin Creator?
May 15, 2015 Wall Street Journal Despite shareholders' complaints about its sluggish stock price and earnings growth, Bank of America's...

JPMorgan's Robo-Calling Settlement Fuels Fight Over FCC Rules
May 14, 2015 Banks and consumer groups are both eagerly awaiting an FCC decision about whether to loosen federal restrictions on...

Morning Scan: Credit Cards Seek Merchants for Partnerships; Starbucks Mobile Hack?
May 14, 2015 Wall Street Journal Loyalty trumps lucrativeness, at least for the time being, in the world of credit cards. Issuers like...

Morning Scan: Shelby's Plan and Political Maneuvering; BNY Activists Profiled
May 13, 2015 Receiving Wide Coverage ... All Politics Is Local: The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times both look at the draft...

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