AccuBanc Mortgage agreed to make $2.148 billion in loans to low-income borrowers to settle fair-lending charges. Page 2

Senate Banking Chairman Alfonse D'Amato plans to investigate whether ATM networks are illegal monopolies, a top aide said. Page 2


Using tactics that have become popular with the nation's biggest banking companies, $9 billion-asset Webster Financial is polishing its image. Page 6

A Chicago law firm is suing Sumitomo Bank of California, claiming it shortchanged shareholders by agreeing to be bought by Zions. Fifteen percent of the shares are publicly held. Page 6


With its deal to buy discount broker Jack White, Toronto-Dominion is moving closer to playing in Charles Schwab's league. Page 8

New York Life created a bank and financial adviser division and beefed up its wholesaler staff. Page 8


Driven by low interest rates, swelling investor demand, and a robust economy, the high-yield market racked up a record $40.1 billion in new issues for the first quarter. One market participant said the only worries are an economic slowdown or an unexpected market event. Page 12


Visa U.S.A. is hoping that young people will take a message about financial responsibility more seriously if they hear it on MTV. Page 14

An Oregon company is diving headfirst into the off-site automated teller machine business. Page 14


Carreker-Antinori, a prominent developer of bank payments software and services, has filed for an initial public offering. Page 15


Despite a drop in merger activity during the first quarter, analysts say it's not time yet for investors to stop betting on takeovers. Page 25

Payrolls slipped in March, offering the first hint of a slower pace in the remarkable U.S. economic expansion. Page 25


The security of on-line transactions still worries many small-business owners, a recent survey by PSIGlobal found. Page 13

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