Banking Articles

These Banking articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Banking industry.

January 24, 2014 – 1,766 views
Joel Harlow
I have enjoyed a thirty year career in banking. I have been glorified, vilified, promoted, demoted, fired, rehired, and encountered just about every circumstance good and not so good that one can encounter. I love the industry and cannot picture myself in any other profession. I have encountered all types of people, some good, some not so good. If you are considering a career in finance, I offer you some no holds barred advice as to how to succeed and how to look out for yourself... Full Story 
January 22, 2014 – 1,150 views
Banker Resource
American multinational bank and financial services firm, Wells Fargo, has asked its employees not to take part in peer to peer (P2P) lending, according to recent reports. This move comes at the back of some start-ups offering low interest loans to borrowers even as they give lenders a bigger return on investments... Full Story 
January 22, 2014 – 1,218 views
Michael King - Gammage & Burnham
Question: Shouldn't I just acknowledge the credit problem and fix it? Answer: Be careful, admissions of fault can be used against you in court! Full Story 
January 17, 2014 – 1,081 views
Banker Resource
The decision of the Democrats of the Senate to change the filibuster rules has brought about a change in the composition of a federal appeals court. This move even has the potential to bolster up banking agencies against the challenges that the Dodd-Frank Act can bring in... Full Story 
January 16, 2014 – 1,253 views
Banker Resource
Of late, terms like ‘cloud-based’ and ‘cloud-computing’ are being used for describing a huge range of technological products. Last year, Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council published certain regulatory standards that had been specifically prepared to address outsourced cloud computing. These new standards define cloud computing as... Full Story 
January 8, 2014 – 1,022 views
Banker Resource
Over the past few months, JPMorgan Chase & Co. has been grabbing the headlines, but for all the wrong reasons. Perhaps the decision to pay $1.7 billion for resolving certain US claims is one attempt by the bank to fix its negative image in the market. The bank recently agreed to pay this massive amount for resolving the claims that it had a role to play in easing Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme. With this agreement, the bank has resolved another legal obstacle that it was facing... Full Story 
January 6, 2014 – 1,241 views
Banker Resource
Over the past weeks there has been lot of talking about the Volcker Rule. What is this rule anyway and why is everyone talking about it? To begin with, this rule forms a part of Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act which was passed three years ago in 2010. This rule aims at preventing major banks from engaging in any kind of speculative trading activity... Full Story 
January 2, 2014 – 992 views
Banker Resource
The year ended on a good note for the banking sector when the industry displayed signs of accelerated growth. This was for the first time since after spring that the banking industry experienced such growth, according to the latest Index of Banking Activity given out by American Banker... Full Story