As big banks lower overdraft fees, smaller banks mull their options

Jan 12, 2022
Community banks don’t have the same scale as national banks — but they still have to compete and find ways to make up the lost revenue.
While larger banks, like Bank of America, are reducing overdraft fees, smaller banks have fewer options to make up for lost revenue while remaining competitive.
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Washington banks try to lure customers with stylish branches

Mar 13, 2019
Chase Bank has entered the Washington, D.C. market, setting off a bank battle.
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The "Titanic" of Wall Street: The Citigroup merger 20 years later

Apr 6, 2018
The historic merger that changed how Wall Street is regulated happened 20 years ago this weekend.
Sanford Weill, chairman and CEO of Travelers Group, turns to look at the new Citigroup company logo as John Reed, chairman and CEO of Citicorp, addresses a press conference on April 6, 1998, in New York. 
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Why boredom is a bank ethicist's best friend

Apr 5, 2017
Success is 'when your company is not in the pages for misconduct,' says Princeton's's David Miller.
When a bank asks David Miller for guidance, the first thing he wants to know is "are they serious?"
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Behind big banks profits, a sea change

Oct 14, 2014
Has 'the American Bank' has changed since the financial crisis?

Citibank spins publicity with NYC bikeshare

May 14, 2012
Citibank is sponsoring New York City's new bike rental program. It's a two-wheeled marketing opportunity.

Are Citigroup's shareholders starting a trend?

Apr 18, 2012
Citigroup stock is down 0.1 percent , that after shareholders in an advisory vote said no dice to a hefty pay package for executives, including a $15 million salary for Citigroup's CEO.

For public good, not for profit.

Citigroup vote shows shareholder unrest

Apr 18, 2012
Citigroup and other companies face shareholder disapproval of high executive pay. Will the boards of directors heed the concerns?

Citibank bill pay app doubles your paying pleasure

Feb 10, 2012
Nothing hurts quite like looking at your online bank statement the day the mortgage is transferred out. Nothing, except seeing that money transferred out twice. Ouch. Some Citibank customers using the company’s new payment app were seeing double payments, because of an error in processing. The New York Times reports: The problem, which began in […]

Citigroup to offer credit cards in China

Feb 7, 2012
Banking giant Citigroup is to become the first global bank to issue its own credit cards in China. Debit cards are much more common there.