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

Morning Scan: Smoking-Gun Memo Leads to Big Fines; Mobile Banking Study
December 19, 2014 Wall Street Journal Fresno, Calif.: home of raisin farms, a college football team called the Bulldogs, and (who knew?) a...

Morning Scan: A Patient Fed; Whistle While You Work
December 18, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Fed Stays Patient: As expected, the Fed said on Wednesday that it would remain patient when it...

Morning Scan: Is the Fed 'Patient'?; B of A, Citi Stumble on Mortgage Settlement
December 17, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Fed's New Patience?: Looking ahead to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement this...

Morning Scan: British Banks, Except Co-Op, Pass Stress Test; Ocwen's Troubles
December 16, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... British Stress-Testing: One bank, Co-operative Bank, failed the Bank of England's stress test,...

Morning Scan: Leveraged Lending on PetSmart Deal; Deal on Derivatives
December 15, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... PetSmart's Debt Financing: That whole thing about regulators cracking down on big banks for...

There's Still Time to Fix Your Bank's App
December 12, 2014 Some banks offer better mobile apps than others, although there is time to recover because most consumers are not quite ready...

Bay Bancorp Chief Resigns after Quarterly Loss
December 11, 2014 Kevin Cashen, has resigned as Bay Bancorp's president and chief executive just weeks after the Lutherville, Md., company...

Citi's Latest Legal Writeoff May Be Good News for All Banks
December 9, 2014 Citigroup's plans for a $2.7 billion charge this quarter may signal the beginning of the end of high legal bills for itself...

CFPB's Plan to Police In-House Debt Collections Has Banks on Edge
December 8, 2014 Banks that collect their own debt are certain that the CFPB plans to ratchet up its regulation of their activities. But it's...

Certus to Get Nominal Payment for Selling Two Units
December 5, 2014 CertusHoldings in Greenville, S.C., is getting very little money for selling its broker-dealer and wealth-management units.

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