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Kristin Broughton

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Comerica Projects Healthy 2Q Loan Growth on Rising Real Estate Activity
May 31, 2016 Activist-pressured Comerica disclosed some long-awaited, positive news, reporting an uptick in average loan balances so far in...

Latest Investor Gripe? Lack of Annual Meeting Webcasts
May 27, 2016 While many of the nation's biggest banks provide live streams of their shareholders meetings, many midsize institutions do...

Can the Underbanked Solve Banking's Branch Problem?
May 25, 2016 TCF Financial in Minnesota has launched a set of products targeting low-income customers. The company, which has closed a...

Are CEOs Paid to Keep Their Banks Too Big?
May 20, 2016 The heads of megabanks get paid a lot. Some investors want them to streamline their companies for greater returns. But it's...

How to Keep Growing When Your Fee Model Suffers
May 19, 2016 UMB Financial took its lumps last year when its funds management business suffered from large outflows. The challenge prompted...

How JPMorgan Won Over Critics of Its Executive Pay Plan
May 17, 2016 JPMorgan attracted stronger support for its annual say-on-pay vote after dozens of conversations with major shareholders...

Mere Thought of Comerica Sale Raises Hard Reg Questions
May 12, 2016 Recent speculation that Comerica is on the block has sparked a conversation about how regulators would vet the sale of a SIFI.

The Big Bank-Small Bank Divide, in One On-Air Insult
May 11, 2016 Can't anybody get along for even five minutes? JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon called community banking leader Cam Fine a...

How Tough Will New York's Bank Regulator Be?
May 6, 2016 Maria Vullo, still stuck in limbo as acting superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services, is hindered...

Former Comerica CFO Re-Emerges One Day Later at Medical Device Firm
May 4, 2016 It didn't take long for Karen Parkhill to re-emerge after her sudden departure from Comerica in Dallas. Parkhill was named...

Activist-Pressured Comerica Abruptly Replaces CFO
May 3, 2016 The $69 billion-asset company in Dallas said in a press release Tuesday that Karen Parkhill resigned on Friday to "pursue...

Bank's Oil Exit Creates New Questions for Energy Lenders
April 29, 2016 Green Bancorp's surprise decision to purge all of its oil credits comes at a time when other banks have been gradually paring...

The Red Flag for Middle-Market Lenders in CIT's Tough Quarter
April 28, 2016 CIT's bread-and-butter business commercial banking weakened as it embarks on a broader turnaround plan. Soft demand from...

CIT Looking More Like a Bank
April 28, 2016 CIT Group in Livingston, N.J., reported higher profits, boosted by gains from its acquisition of OneWest Bank.

A Tonic for the Advisory Blues at UMB
April 27, 2016 UMB Financial in Kansas City, Mo., reported higher profits as loan growth from a recent acquisition helped offset ongoing...

What the Subprime Auto Pullback at Santander Consumer Means for All
April 27, 2016 Big banks began ceding market share to midsize and small subprime auto lenders, who they said were taking too many risks. Now...

A Personal (Loan) Downer at Santander Consumer USA
April 27, 2016 Profits fell double digits at Santander Consumer USA Holdings in Dallas in connection with its exit from the personal loan...

Comerica Execs Downplay Sale Talk at Testy Annual Meeting
April 26, 2016 Comerica may sell itself one day, but it won't be a very attractive takeover target or fetch top dollar until energy...

Chief What Officer? Why Odd Jobs Are on the Rise at Banks
April 25, 2016 A new crop of chief innovation, data and what-have-you officers promises to infuse fresh thinking, as banks try to adapt to a...

Culture Gurus Help Fast-Growing Lenders Keep the Spark Alive
April 25, 2016 How two midsize banks and a marketplace lender are relying on chief culture officers to maintain a lively work environment and...

'If Your Bank Isn't Integrated with Siri, Your Bank Is Irrelevant'
Moven founder and all-around fintech evangelist Brett King discusses how financial institutions can survive a future where artificial intelligence is widespread and plastic cards are no more.
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