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: Cyber Attack Limited to JPMorgan?; iPhone Payments Threat
August 29, 2014 Editor's note: Morning Scan will not publish on Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. We'll be back on...

Activist Stilwell Refuses Court Appearance Tied to SEC Probe
August 28, 2014 A judge had ordered Joseph Stilwell to appear in court and respond to a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission...

No One's Safe from Cyberattacks: Former Wells Fargo CIO
August 28, 2014 All banks, regardless of size, must invest more in technology despite shareholder pressure to cut costs, said Victor Nichols,...

Morning Scan: 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attacks on Banks; Lending Club's IPO
August 28, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Hacked: JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks were hacked this summer in a...

Amex, Discover Top Credit Card Consumer Survey
August 28, 2014 American Express and Discover Financial Services once again were kings of the mountain in an annual survey of consumers'...

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.

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