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: Dodd-Frank Rules Expected; Stumpf Talks
August 27, 2014 Wall Street Journal Dodd-Frank-mandated rules on providing more information on the quality of the mortgages and other loans...

Banks, Credit Unions Rewarded by Credit Card Push
August 26, 2014 A year ago, bank executives were taking a hard look at credit cards — if they didn't offer one, they were seriously...

Morning Scan: Hedge Funds Sue BNY Mellon; Community Banks' Bond Sales
August 26, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Sued: Several hedge funds have sued Bank of New York Mellon over its trustee role in overseeing...

Morning Scan: Yellen's Mixed Signals; Banks to Exit Muni Bonds?
August 25, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Mixed Signals: Fed Chair Janet Yellen went to Wyoming and all she brought back to Washington,...

Activist Fund Builds Stake in Investors Bancorp in N.J.
August 21, 2014 Blue Harbour Group, an activist investor fund, has amassed a 5.7% stake in Investors Bancorp in New Jersey.

Regions Financial Hits Reset Button on Investment Banking
August 21, 2014 In the push for more noninterest income, regional banks have expanded their investment banking divisions, including capital...

Bank of America Agrees to $17B Mortgage Settlement: Report
August 20, 2014 Bank of America has agreed to pay $17 billion to settle federal investigators' allegations that it sold shoddy mortgage-backed...

Banc of California Reports Weakness in Internal Controls
August 20, 2014 Banc of California in Irvine is working to address material weaknesses in its internal controls.

B of A Breaks Up Its COO Duo
August 19, 2014 Bank of America has given Thomas Montag the full title of chief operating officer, while David Darnell will move away from...

Former Eastern Bank Executive Charged with Insider Trading
August 19, 2014 A former Eastern Bank executive has been charged with insider trading in connection with the Boston bank's 2010 purchase of...

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