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.

September 6, 2011 – 1,439 views
Timothy Capper
Banks are in a very fragile state at the moment. The global economies are week, recession is looming once again, and banks have had to set aside billions to pay for Mis selling mortgage claims and payment protection insurance claims. Full Story 
August 30, 2011 – 1,472 views
David Coffman
The current small business credit crunch is getting much attention and rightly so. We know very little about the overall small business universe because it is so huge and diverse. Most discussions about this topic focus on credit and lending, but the issue is much more complex than that. A more broad-based discussion is necessary to understand the full extent of the current crisis. The crisis encompasses both types of financing, debt and equity. Full Story 
August 23, 2011 – 9,242 views
Kamal Southall
STOP the madness ! Trade safe and avoid fraud. New and established Import Export traders, brokers and intermediaries often find misinformation about several important key terms. To save you time and money, and help you find the best possible deals to close, it's essential to remove all misinformation about these terms. Today we will look at Mandates, SWIFT MT-103 messages, REBCO, and bad trading procedures Full Story 
August 16, 2011 – 1,530 views
Phyllis Weiss Haserot
"What we talk about when we talk about communication" was the title of the 2011 Annual Symposium of the Bernard Schwartz Communication Institute of Baruch College/CUNY held on May 6th. I am fortunate to be among the invitees who were treated to a full day of keynotes, small group discussions and informal talk at meals. Full Story 
August 9, 2011 – 1,904 views
Urs Bockli
The implementation of Check 21, electronic check exchange systems, and the closure of many Federal Reserve Bank check processing centers have prompted a majority of financial institutions scan checks at branch locations. A recent study conducted by the UCLA Anderson School of Business estimates that 70% of US banks have adopted some form of imaging at the branch, while only 35% of teller stations are equipped to capture checks immediately by the teller. The 35% teller adoption rate may be over-stated because it includes two large banks, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo, who image checks at the teller line. Full Story 
August 2, 2011 – 1,468 views
Martin Hofschroer
Retail banks must get to grips with social networking websites if they are to improve customer service.Research by Ovum in their 'The Impact of Social CRM on Retail Banking' report revealed that two out of five banks around the world are vulnerable to competitors because they have no social media strategy in place. Full Story 
July 26, 2011 – 1,641 views
Duncan Wierman
The S.A.F.E. (Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing) Act is very broad and it's rules are almost constantly being changed by our politicians to hopefully improve it to become more reasonable to real estate professionals than what is allowed in its present form. Full Story 
July 19, 2011 – 1,654 views
A. Barry Cappello
Lender liability law says lenders must treat their borrowers fairly, and when they don't, they can be subject to borrower litigation under a variety of legal claims. Today, as lenders and borrowers blame each other for nonperforming loans in the worst economic downturn in almost a century, lender liability is once again at the forefront of many legal battles. Full Story