Can't Stand the Heat Of Banking? Try the Heartland
Even though I wasn't looking for any special geographic influence in a recent analysis of bank IT spending habits, it became clear that the good news I was collecting was mostly from banks in the Midwest. In fact, 47 percent of the surveyed audience did business in the Heartland of America.
Will "Green Banking" Lead to Red Ink for US Banks?
By Patricia McGinnis, Financial Insights
In the "green" domain, American industry across the board is in the unfamiliar position of being the laggards. Many other nations of the world (unlike the U.S., signatories to the Kyoto Protocols) have already taken great strides in both educating their populations and changing the behavior of their business managers, including those in financial services. Eventual U.S. adoption of some sort of expanded emissions control legislation is inevitable, althou
McLeod keeps BankPlus punching above its weight.
Dave McLeod is quick among community banks to adopt technologies that help win and keep customers: from mobile banking and remote deposit capture, to major network upgrades, behind the scenes.
Dave McLeod, executive
Deutsche Bank's Mary Campbell Talks SEPA
Being charged with overseeing the SEPA transformation for one of the largest financial institutions in the world is no small task. Deutsche Bank's Mary Campbell discusses what was involved, along with providin
No More WaMu. What's Next?
It looks like the bank that was Washington Mutual is no more in what is being called the largest U.S. bank failure. Now, through a transaction facilitated by the FDIC, JPMorgan Chase owns WaMu's banking operations. According to a release by the agency, "JPMorgan Chase acquired the assets, assumed the qualified financial contracts and made a payment of $1.9 billion. Claims by equity, subordinated and senior debt holders were not acquired." Due to the nature of the transaction, there was no cost i
Congress Can't Waste Any More Time Debating Bailout
If the fear mongers in Congress take any longer to act on the bailout, we'll all be picking lettuce in Mexico! The Congress acted quickly to go to war in Iraq. Is there anyone in the Congress today who would say that was a smart move? Certainly not the kin of 4,170 dead military personnel. Now the Congress is spending a lot of time about a risk of $700 billion.