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After you read this, you will care about Basel III

Jul 2, 2013
The Federal Reserve just approved final regulations to implement Basel III financial rules in the U.S. You should care.
Posted In: Basel III, banking rules, dodd-frank, Banks

You need to care about China's credit crunch: Here's why

Jun 24, 2013
China's tightening up on its lenders, and that might slow the country down a big. That shouldn't be too much a problem for the rest of us, right?
Posted In: China, Banks, credit crunch

Behind the ATM: Bank of America wants you to come back inside the actual bank

Apr 5, 2013
Banks have pushed customers to ATMs and online banking for years. Now Bank of America is inviting people to come in, chat, talk with real bankers and tellers.
Posted In: Bank of America, Banks, ATM

Deciding between a credit union and bank

Mar 22, 2013
The consumer website Bankrate released its 2013 survey of credit unions. And it shows that credit unions have stepped up their game.
Posted In: credit unions, Banks

Could big banks help rein in payday lenders?

Mar 20, 2013
Payday lenders circumvented state laws by moving online, and in the process big banks became enablers (and potentially profited) from payday lending. Now Chase is making changes to protect its customers from payday lenders. Will other banks follow?
Posted In: Banks, payday loans, lenders

Will the London Whale lead to more bank regulation?

Mar 15, 2013
JPMorgan executives testified to the Senate on the company's estimated $6.3 billion loss related to risky trades and a banker known as the London Whale.
Posted In: London Whale, JPMorgan, Banks

Is 'too big to fail' a permanent state?

Mar 14, 2013
Five years after the financial crisis and banks are still "too big to fail."
Posted In: Banks, too big to fail, Bear Stearns

Community banks fail over technicality: Study

Feb 19, 2013
The so-called 'mark-to-market' rule, put in place for transparency, made some banks' finances appear more troubled than they really were.
Posted In: Banks, bank regulations, Georgia

Bank of America to its 270,000 employees: Be nice

Jan 29, 2013
Bank of America had the worst score for customer satisfaction compared with its national rivals. As a group, they all lagged behind credit unions and regional banks.
Posted In: Bank of America, Banks, customer service

What bank profits say, or don't, about the economy

Jan 16, 2013
JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs reported strong profit growth for 2012. But does their success reflect a stronger economy?
Posted In: JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, Goldman Sachs, Banks

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