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: Citi's Corbat's Pay Approved; Fed Looks to Lower Bond Buys
April 23, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Pay Up: Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat's pay package was blessed by shareholders at Citi's annual...

Fulton Profit Rises on Expense Reductions, Lower Provision
April 22, 2014 Fulton Financial in Lancaster, Pa., reported higher quarterly profit that benefited from a cost-cutting initiative.

SunTrust Leans on Ex-Coke CEO for Executive Pay Advice
April 22, 2014 The Atlanta bank's directors have had "robust discussion" about its efficiency ratio and return on assets, and 80% of...

Inside M&T's $200M Effort to Fix Tech, Compliance Issues
April 22, 2014 The Buffalo, N.Y., bank's chief operating officer and chief financial officer discuss how M&T is spending tens of millions of...

Mornings Scan: Student Loan Groans; Tough Making Payments Pay
April 22, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... High Cost of College: Student loans and their myriad associated problems are examined by the...

SunTrust's Need to Defend Spending Shows Investor Focus on Costs
April 21, 2014 SunTrust's efficiency decline in the first quarter overshadowed a 16% profit increase, underscoring how shareholders and...

Revenue Woes Forcing Regionals to Examine More Cuts
April 17, 2014 Midsize banks remain concerned about their ability to meaningfully grow revenue at a time when yields on loans are narrowing...

Fifth Third Studying Return to Small-Dollar Credit: CEO Kabat
April 17, 2014 Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) isn't giving up on the small-dollar loan market, Chief Executive Kevin Kabat said Thursday.

Fifth Third's Profit Falls on Payments Unit's Decline, Legal Costs
April 17, 2014 Fifth Third Bancorp said a drop in the value of a payments subsidiary, and higher legal costs, led to a 25% year-over-year...

M&T's Wilmers Defends Hudson City Deal at Investor Meeting
April 15, 2014 Robert Wilmers, chairman and CEO of M&T Bank, told shareholders at its annual meeting that times are tough for banking and...

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