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Championed by CEO Jay Hooley, boston-based State Street is remapping a huge technology infrastructure to reap the benefits of the cloud and big data.
The crisis gave financial innovation a bad rap. Don't let that stifle fresh thinking, Eyelock's Jeff Carter says.
Staying inspired is never easy, but it can be especially difficult in challenging times.
Uncharacteristically for a bank, BankPlus decided four years ago to compete with payday lenders. Now it successfully offers a small-dollar loan product, with significantly better terms.
With Buzz Points, customers earn points every time they do a signature transaction with their debit card and can redeem then for gift cards from select local and national merchants.
In courting the underbanked, even smart innovations can be tripped up by regulations.
Bachus, Hensarling seek a two-year wait period on implementation. At that rate, a rule first authorized in 2010 won't take effect until 2015.
There's widespread commitment to spread financial literacy as a matter of economic and civil justice. But it won't be easily accomplished. Heather Landy reports.
The landscape has changed radically in the last two decades. In most states, the number of banks has fallen sharply. But some states have emerged as storehouses for the nation's lending giants.
Bar Harbor Bank's Joseph Murphy, Gateway Bank's Jeffrey Cheung and Cal Ripken Jr.
Notable quotes from around the industry about hot topics like the fiscal cliff and the mortgage market.
A recap of the informed opinions (and the discussions they generated) on BankThink this week...
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The most profitable 200 community banks and thrifts as ranked by three-year average ROE.
With so many willing buyers and sellers, why isn't there more bank M&A?