Big Banks Craft 'Living Wills' in Case They Fail
Five of the biggest banks in the United States are putting finishing touches on plans for going out of business as part of government-mandated contingency planning that could push them to untangle their complex operations.
Bank Bailout to Spark Firesale of Corporate Spain
The European bailout for Spain's banks will push them to sell an empire of stakes in the nation's top companies, ending a cozy culture of corporate-banking links and prompting a wider shake-up in ownership of the company landscape.
RIM Considers Splitting Business in Two
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is considering splitting its business in two, separating its struggling handset manufacturing division from its messaging network, The Sunday Times reported.
The Pursuit of New Revenue Generators: How Banks Can Monetize New Digital Technologies
Given new regulatory statutes and changing consumer habits, banks' revenue generators of 10 years from now almost certainly will not be the same as today's. While mobile and other emerging technologies offer exciting new opportunities for banks, however, they must figure out how to meet customers' expectations and best monetize these new channels.While mobile and other emerging technologies offer exciting new opportunities, banks must determine how to meet customers' expectations and best moneti
5 Keys to Putting Non-Bank Competitors in Their Place
To stave off the threat from alternative financial services providers and retain their place as consumers' trusted providers of choice, banks must learn from the very non-bank competitors that seek to disintermediate them.
Mobile Banking is Here to Stay
If there was one overarching theme that came out of Bank Systems & Technology's Virtual Event "How Mobile Is Transforming Banking's Competitive Landscape" on Thursday it's that mobile is indeed the future. While mobile banking adoption sits in the 10-15 percent or so range -- and even less for tablet banking -- the numbers are increasing every day, as technology continues to rapidly advance. It's not a stretch to say that within five years, most bank customers with access their account via a mob
The Branch Reborn
A new study by Cisco says that banks need to understand that the branch is here to stay, but it needs to be transformed.
Kicking the Bank Fee Habit
The future of banking will be based on profitable customer relationships, not transaction-based fees. But can banks really adopt a new -- and healthier -- business model?
Microsoft's Tablet No Threat to iPad
Microsoft Corp's new tablet computers are no threat to Apple Inc's iPad, given the lack of enthusiasm among developers to create applications that run on the new Windows operating system, analysts said.
French Banks to Continue Retreat After Greek Vote
French banks, the top foreign lenders to Greece, are expected to continue their quiet retreat from the debt-wracked country after Greek voters gave a slim majority to parties supporting the international bailout that
keeps it afloat.
Dell Made Rival $2.15 Billion Bid for Quest
Dell Inc is the "strategic bidder" that offered to buy Quest Software for $2.15 billion in cash, trumping a bid by Insight Venture Partners, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.