Santander Bank
Santander taps JPMorgan Chase exec to lead retail network
As head of Santander Bank's retail network, Colleen Canny will be in charge of more than 600 branches and over 4,100 employees across eight states.

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Liz Oakes of Mastercard
Mastercard hires Liz Oakes to bolster real-time payments
Former McKinsey & Company associate partner Liz Oakes has been named Mastercard's executive vice president of market development for the New Payments Platforms division.

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Fed Chair-designate Jerome Powell with President Trump
Cheat sheet: Can Trump actually fire Fed's Powell?
Media reports say President Trump is polling advisers on whether he can fire the head of the central bank. He probably can't, but that may not stop him from trying.

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Will 2019 bring long-awaited reform of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac?
After 10 years of conservatorship, the new year could finally usher in big steps toward housing finance reform.

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Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif.
Waters approved to lead House banking panel
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., will take the gavel on the Financial Services Committee next term.

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The bank that watches your every move
One bank is tracking the habits of its 4.4 million customers, giving them discounts on services if they visit the gym or get a flu shot. Other companies may soon follow suit.

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Kenneth Lehman
Trio of Georgia banks plan ambitious merger
The combination of CCF Holding, Heritage Bancorp. and Providence Bank will create a $1 billion-asset institution. Veteran bank investor Kenneth Lehman will be its chairman.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stands behind President Donald Trump.
Is Trump a systemic risk?
There is no banking crisis, but the president's actions are threatening to create one.

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Why banks shouldn't make online banking too easy
Rushing to copy the Amazon experience, banks and fintechs are focused on simplifying financial services online. A Georgia Tech researcher says that approach is risky.

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USAA mishandled payday disputes, opened unauthorized accounts: CFPB
The bank will pay over $15 million in restitution and fines to settle claims that it neglected stop-payment requests and reopened deposit accounts without customers' consent.

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