Maria Aspan

National Editor

Maria Aspan is the national editor at American Banker, directing coverage and reporting on large banks and industry strategy. She was previously the consumer finance editor at American Banker, and before that had been a banking and credit cards reporter at Reuters. She got her start in journalism working for The New York Times in Paris and New York, where she wrote frequently about media, advertising and technology.

Recent Stories From this Author

JPMorgan's 1Q Slump Shows Just How Little Fun Banking Is Now
April 11, 2014 The country's biggest bank reported a 19% drop in net income for the first quarter, highlighting how much the lackluster...

Citi Promotes Howle to Head U.S. Retail Bank
April 10, 2014 William Howle, a longtime lieutenant of departing consumer and commercial bank chief Cece Stewart, had been running Citi's...

15 Reasons Bankers Are Struggling to Innovate
April 8, 2014 Cost concerns, regulations and restrictions on working with vendors are a few of the reasons bankers are having a tough time...

Wells Shuffles Execs: Sloan to Run Wholesale, Shrewsberry Named CFO
April 1, 2014 Wells Fargo is in succession-planning mode. CEO John Stumpf is moving CFO Tim Sloan, widely considered to be one of his...

Bankers, When Talking Innovation, Dwell on Cyber Defenses
March 27, 2014 Top financial executives met Thursday to discuss how their industry can innovate, but most of the discussion focused on a more...

Former Visa President Morris Launches Fintech Venture Firm
March 26, 2014 Hans Morris, a former Citi banker and Visa president, is stepping back from General Atlantic to launch his own venture-capital...

Big Banks Raise Dividends, Announce Buybacks After Stress Tests
March 26, 2014 After the stress tests, come the tears — and the gloating.

Morning Scan: Who's Left to Succeed Jamie Dimon Now?
March 26, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Another One Bites the Dust: Since JPMorgan Chase let $6 billion get swallowed by its London...

Latest JPM Blow: Possible Dimon Heir Cavanagh Bolts for Carlyle
March 25, 2014 JPMorgan Chase investment bank co-head Mike Cavanagh, one of the leading candidates to eventually succeed CEO Jamie Dimon,...

Wells Plans New Credit Cards This Summer in Catch-Up Bid
March 21, 2014 Wells Fargo, a longtime laggard in the ultracompetitive credit card market, has been developing two new credit cards with...

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