Pedestrians walk under signage at a Citibank branch in San Francisco.
Two top Citi consumer banking executives to depart
Will Howle, head of U.S. retail and mortgage banking, and Alice Milligan, chief digital experience officer, will leave this spring.

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JPMorgan Chase CFO Jennifer Piepszak
JPMorgan Chase to offer online loans to credit card customers
The foray into digital consumer lending follows a similar move by rival Citigroup.

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JPMorgan's Dimon: Square innovated where we should have
The CEO of the nation's biggest bank gave the fintech props for revolutionizing payments and then building off its success to provide a whole range of services to small-business clients.

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Rep. Maxine Waters
House Financial Services Committee to examine Wells Fargo, CFPB
The House Financial Services Committee will hold eight hearings next month, looking at Wells Fargo's recent consumer protection scandals, a reauthorization of the flood insurance program and more.

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BB&T-SunTrust deal has Atlanta banks licking their chops
United Community, Synovus, Cadence and others stand to gain lenders and customers even if BB&T flawlessly integrates the $28 billion acquisition.

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Who will regulate BB&T-SunTrust?
With the two companies said to be still mulling which charter to seek, the various options each have possible advantages and drawbacks.

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Accenture study of bank account switching by demographic
This company simplifies bank switching. And banks pay for it.
The drudgery of filling out forms and changing bills prevents many customers from swapping banks. One fintech has simplified that exchange, and banks are willing to pay it to deliver them new customers.

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Max Levchin, CEO of Affirm.
Walmart teams with Affirm to offer point-of-sale loans
The deal marks the first time that the retail giant will enable its customers to use fixed-rate loans, rather than credit cards, for big-ticket purchases in its stores and online.

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Dale Oberkfell Rising Bank
Why this small bank created a separate, digital-first brand
Midwest BankCentre in St. Louis, with the help of a stable of fintechs, started Rising Bank to keep up with big banks in the hunt for deposits and millennial customers.

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Customers enter a Sears store in San Bruno, California.
Citi bracing for hit to credit card sales from Sears' reorganization
The bank said in its annual report that anticipated store closings could reduce both new account acquisitions and purchase volume.

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