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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 5/7/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 18 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 5/7/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: The ServisFirst recipe for success. ServisFirst Bancshares is a $12.6 billion banking company founded in Birmingham in 2005 that has enjoyed a phenomenal record of success. Last week, CEO Tom…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/30/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 17 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/30/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Appreciating this unusual earnings season at Capital One. My first earnings season was in July, 1980, and I have not missed one since. That’s a lot of earnings seasons,…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/23/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 16 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/23/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: The rise and fall of NSF fee income. Since the mid-1990s, I have had a real fascination with overdraft (NSF) charges at banks and the evolution of the…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/16/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 15 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/16/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Challenges facing banks and fintechs in 2021. MX Technologies, a vendor who partners with financial institutions to build data-driven products, sponsored a debate this week about the biggest…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/9/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 14 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/9/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Damian Kozlowski is turning Bancorp Bank from a cow’s ear into a silk purse. Back in 2012, the investment fund I manage took an equity position in Bancorp…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/2/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 13 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/2/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: What’s up at LendingClub.  It has been a very interesting and eventful year at LendingClub, and the year is only one quarter over. When I talked with CEO Scott…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 3/26/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 12 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 3/26/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: What’s next for Citi? Speaking to the Wall Street Journal last week, recently retired Citigroup CEO Mike Corbat got at the essence of the challenge that new CEO…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 3/19/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 11 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 3/19/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Catching up with Bank of the West CEO Nandita Bakhshi. I hadn’t spoken to Nandita Bakhshi in years, but was able to get on her schedule this week, and…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 3/12/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 10 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 3/12/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Bruce Van Saun has remade Citizens Financial Group. I hate to admit it, but I underestimated how much and how quickly Bruce Van Saun, a former CFO at…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 3/5/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 9 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 3/5/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: The story of Alden McDonald and Liberty Bank. Recently, when I was talking to freelance banking writer John Maxfield about his work as executive director of the Wilmers…

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