A plan by the largest U.S. bank to use part of its tax windfall to enter new markets (including Washington and Boston) could become a serious threat for banks of all sizes in those cities — or looked backed upon someday as a pricey over-expansion.
Wells may have settled with former employee Claudia Ponce de Leon because it wanted to avoid the "massive exposure" of a jury trial, an expert says. It is unclear how the agreement will affect Wells’ other cases.
The Seante looks to forge its own path on GSE reform, breaking to the right of a plan from the FHFA; a new candidate to lead the CFPB emerges as its current director tells the Fed, "Thanks, we're good on funding."
America's biggest banks just spent a week regaling shareholders about brighter days ahead, when tax cuts add billions of dollars to the firms' annual profits. About 8,000 people are getting left behind.
The P-to-P payments service promises to clear transactions in near-real time, but many consumers have complained that they have been unable access their money or even open accounts. Zelle has acknowledged the delays and says they are a result of its rigorous enrollment process.