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: 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:...

SunTrust 3Q Rose on Fee Income, Tax Gain
October 17, 2014 SunTrust Banks in Atlanta reported higher third-quarter earnings on improved fee income from its investment banking unit,...

Starion in N.D. to Acquire WPS Community Bank in Wis.
October 16, 2014 The $1.1 billion-asset Starion did not disclose the terms of its deal for WPS Community, a federally chartered thrift with $98...

Fifth Third Profit Falls on Vantiv Adjustment, Mortgages
October 16, 2014 Fifth Third Bancorp in Cincinnati reported lower earnings because of a decline in mortgage revenue and a negative valuation...

Fifth Third, BB&T Chiefs Voice Pressures on Bankers
October 16, 2014 The lackluster earnings season for regional banks continued. Executives at Fifth Third and BB&T shared concerns about margin...

PNC, KeyCorp Tread Water as Low Rates Depress Results
October 15, 2014 Regional banks are doing their best to hold down expenses, compete for quality loans and generate more fee income, but until...

PNC 3Q Profit Rose Slightly on Loan Growth, Fees
October 15, 2014 PNC Financial Services Group in Pittsburgh reported higher third-quarter profit on an increase in fee income and loan growth.

Biggest Banks' Uneven 3Q Mirrors Lumpy Economic Recovery
October 14, 2014 Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo kicked off third-quarter earnings by reporting mixed results. For every good thing,...

Dimon Warns Against Driving Risk to Shadow Banking Sector
October 10, 2014 Regulators, in their efforts to shore up banking, should be careful not to sow problems elsewhere, JPMorgan Chase's CEO said...

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