Marc Hochstein

Managing Editor

Marc Hochstein is the Executive Editor of American Banker, and oversees its blogs, including opinion writing and news-aggregation services. Marc joined American Banker in 1998 as a reporter covering the mortgage beat and has gradually added responsibility over the years. At one time or another he has directed the paper's news coverage of mortgages, cards, consumer finance and community banking. Marc began his career as a reporter covering financial markets for Dow Jones, and he has also worked as a senior editor at GRID, a commercial real estate and architecture magazine.

Recent Stories From this Author

Ellie Mae Confirms Denial-of-Service Attack Caused Outage
April 2, 2014 Ellie Mae, the mortgage technology vendor, confirmed late Tuesday that its recent outages, which have forced lenders to delay...

Morning Scan: Nakamoto Says He's Not That Nakamoto; ARMs Make a Comeback
March 17, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... It Wasn't Me: Dorian S. Nakamoto, the man who was hounded by the media after Newsweek claimed he...

Bitcoin and other Digital Currencies: The Opportunity/Threat to Banks
March 11, 2014 Is Bitcoin a huge Ponzi scheme destined to fall apart?  Or is it the next great paradigm shift in payments?  The opinions...

Why Bitcoin Matters for Bankers
February 24, 2014 Don't think of it just as currency or a new set of payment rails. To get a full sense of Bitcoin and its implications for...

Morning Scan: First Volcker Reports Due in July. Scratch That, August. No, It's July, but with April Data
February 13, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Fed Watch: The media honeymoon is definitely over for new Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen....

Lawsky Processes Bitcoin (The Idea, That Is) After Hearings
January 30, 2014 Benjamin Lawsky, New York's top financial regulator, rarely sounds ambivalent. But when the topic is something as...

Morning Scan: A Break in the Target Case; Work/Life Balance at Citigroup
January 30, 2014 Receiving Wide Coverage ... Get a Life: Citigroup is encouraging junior investment bankers to take weekends off and...

Indicted Bitcoin Executive Resigns from Foundation's Board
January 28, 2014 Charlie Shrem, the digital currency entrepreneur indicted on money laundering charges, has resigned as vice chairman of the...

Wells Fargo Meets with Bitcoin Experts to 'Learn More'
January 14, 2014 The nation's fourth-largest bank by assets convened a meeting in the Bay Area Tuesday with experts on the digital currency and...

Don't Cheer the Taper, Economist Cautions; Target Confirms Data Breach; Volcker Backlash; Bitcoin vs. the Haters
December 19, 2013 Receiving Wide Coverage ... The Taper: The Federal Reserve announced it will begin cutting back on bond purchases next...

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