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: Mortgage Lending Standards Questioned; Citi's Japanese Sale
September 22, 2014 Wall Street Journal Federal officials are considering how to instruct lenders to ease up on tight lending standards for...

Morning Scan: Home Depot Breach Affects 56M; Santander's Punishment
September 19, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Reach of Home Depot Breach: Home Depot confirmed that its data breach affected about 56 million...

Shh … We're Buying Loans from Other Banks
September 18, 2014 The old taboo against loan purchases is being quietly broken, as small and regional banks with excess liquidity chase higher...

Five Cities that Are Still Paying for Commercial Lending Meltdown
September 16, 2014 Several cities, including Chicago and Atlanta, have seen dramatic rates of improvement in delinquent commercial loans but are...

Morning Scan: Banks Partner with Apple, but Retailers Resist; Dimon's Recovery
September 12, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Apple Pay Dissected: Apple Pay "respect[s] our role in the ecosystem" of payments, said James...

Hermance Remembered for Local Ties, Sound Bank Leadership
September 12, 2014 In the banking world, Ron Hermance was known as a skillful leader who helped build Hudson City Bancorp into a $38...

City National in N.J. Sells Branch Assets to Bethpage FCU
September 11, 2014 City National Bank of New Jersey has agreed to sell deposits and loans associated with a branch on New York's Long Island to...

Whiting Gets Busy Quickly as New Chief of Bank Directors Group
September 11, 2014 The American Association of Bank Directors recently hired policy veteran Rich Whiting as executive director, and he...

Morning Scan: Reactions to Apple Pay; Santander's Succession Plan
September 11, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Paying with Apple: Banks have bought into what Apple's selling with its near-field...

Morning Scan: Apple Jumps into Payments; Senate Talks Tough
September 10, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Paying with Apple: He may not be egotistical like Steve Jobs was, but Tim Cook at least took a...

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