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Jackie Stewart

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KeyCorp to Sell 18 Branches as Part of First Niagara Deal
April 28, 2016 KeyCorp will sell 18 branches as part of an agreement with the Justice Department and the Federal Reserve Board to complete...

Oil Slump Could Push Energy Lenders to Seek Out-of-Market Deals
April 27, 2016 Some banks in Texas and Oklahoma are likely to start scouting acquisitions in states such as Colorado and California so that...

Valley National's Shares Fall 5% on Revenue Miss
April 27, 2016 Shares of Valley National Bancorp. slumped Wednesday after the Wayne, N.J., company reported a first-quarter profit that fell...

Acquisitions Are Paying Off for United Community in Ga.
April 27, 2016 United Community Banks reported strong revenue and earnings gains in the first quarter thanks largely to a pair of recent...

Federal Savings in Chicago Purchases ICC Mortgage Services
April 26, 2016 Federal Savings Bank in Chicago has acquired the assets of ICC Mortgage Services in Westbury, N.Y.

New York Community, Astoria Shareholders Approve Merger
April 26, 2016 New York Community Bancorp in Westbury and Astoria Financial in Lake Success, N.Y., are one step closer to completing their...

Energy De-Risking Moves Detailed by Zions
April 25, 2016 Zions Bancorp. in Salt Lake City reported increased quarterly earnings that reflected higher net interest income.

Fifth Third's M&A Ambitions and Other Banks' Revenue Strategies
April 21, 2016 Some are looking at buying banks or counting on recently announced acquisitions to diversify revenue streams. Others are...

Merger Expenses Weigh on KeyCorp's Earnings
April 21, 2016 KeyCorp in Cleveland reported lower quarterly profit as expenses tied to its pending purchase of First Niagara Financial Group...

Umpqua Boosts Loans 9% But Has Little to Show for It
April 20, 2016 Profits barely budged at Umpqua Holdings in Portland, Ore., even though it recorded strong consumer and other loan growth last...

BancorpSouth Pads Legal Reserves Ahead of Settlement with U.S.
April 20, 2016 BancorpSouth in Tupelo, Miss., posted lower earnings, in part because of costs from a possible settlement of allegations...

Signs of a Cooling Multifamily Market from N.Y. Lenders
April 20, 2016 Competitive pricing and softening demand at the high end of the apartment- and condo-building market had executives at...

N.Y. Community Feasts on Lower Borrowing Costs
April 20, 2016 Recent steps by New York Community Bancorp to lower its borrowing costs paid off last quarter in higher net interest income...

Strong Loan Growth Spurs New Doubts on Credit Quality
April 19, 2016 Several small and midsize banks generated large year-over-year loan growth despite a belief by some outsiders that a slowdown...

Expenses Weigh on Synovus' Earnings
April 19, 2016 Synovus Financial in Columbus, Ga., reported lower quarterly earnings as salaries and personnel expenses increased.

Bankers Turn to Corporate Psychologists to Avoid Major Miscues
April 12, 2016 The banking industry, in the face of prolonged challenges, is relying on professional help to improve in areas such as...

BofI Eyes More Deals Despite Stock, Legal Challenges
April 7, 2016 BofI Holding is looking to make more acquisitions and its leader says he doesn’t think accusations from a former employee are...

First Interstate in Montana to Buy Flathead Bank
April 6, 2016 First Interstate BancSystem in Billings, Mont., announced its third deal in two years as it inched closer to $10 billion of...

Hotel Loan Deal to Test Growing Bank's Risk Management
March 30, 2016 The management team at Western Alliance Bancorp. has decades of experience with hotel development. The company's pending...

Banks Have Another Reason to Sell with SBLF Dividend Hike
March 24, 2016 Roughly 90 banks that participated in the government's lending program still owe money to the Treasury Department and face a...