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Bankers cry foul over Robinhood's checking and savings accounts
The fintech's new products may violate several banking and securities regulations and could mislead the public about the differences between coverage on banking and investment accounts, industry officials say.

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Silicon Valley Bank's new chief product officer, Gagan Kanjlia
Silicon Valley Bank recruits former Capital One exec as chief product officer
Gagan Kanjlia joins the Santa Clara, Calif.-based Silicon Valley Bank after spending two-plus years as the head of product for OnDeck, an online lending provider for small businesses. Before OnDeck, Kanjlia spent 14 years at Capital One.

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Amazon, Google at odds with big banks over Fed's role in faster payments
The tech giants, along with Apple, PayPal and others, are calling on the Federal Reserve to build a backbone for real-time payments, rejecting large banks' claims that the task is best left to the private sector.

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This fintech is taking anti-bank marketing to extremes. It may pay for it
Good Money just raised $30 million and is a year away from launching, but already is raising concerns for its trash-talking of established players.

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SBA's biggest lender is overhauling its business model
Live Oak Bancshares became an SBA juggernaut by making loans, selling them and making more. With economic conditions changing, it is retaining more credits.

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Branch acquisitions by year from 2009 to 2018
Are branch deals still worthwhile?
Branch acquisitions, once a popular way to scale up in new markets, have started to go by the wayside in the digital age.

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'BCFP' no more: Kraninger scraps plan to rebrand CFPB
Kathy Kraninger's first official action as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is to reverse course on acting chief Mick Mulvaney's effort to rename it the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, which consumer groups and others had sharply criticized as confusing and costly.

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Kathy Kraninger, nominee to lead CFPB, currently No.2 at OMB
Kraninger's move to ditch CFPB name change is a savvy one
Kathy Kraninger's unexpected decision is small, but symbolically important. Here's why.

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Robinhood's checking account poses legal issues: SIPC chief
The fintech Robinhood did not contact the Securities Investor Protection Corp. to discuss protection for deposits, according to SIPC CEO Stephen Harbeck.

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In reg relief era, appraisers become endangered species
A proposal allowing more lenders to skip outside appraisals could remove a hurdle to quick closings, but appraisers say they could be collateral damage.

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