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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/22/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 15 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/22/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: In Ally Financial, Wall Street is missing the forest for the trees. The typical sell-side financial stock analyst today covers just ten to 15 companies, and they tend…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/14/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 14 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/14/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Brian Moynihan’s power of “AND” plan. Jamie Dimon’s annual letter to shareholders justifiably receives much media attention, and there are other interesting, thoughtfully written letters by other financial services…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/8/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 13 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/8/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Closing the customer experience gaps. In the 1990s, Joe Guyaux, who ran PNC’s retail banking business at the time, opened my eyes to “customer experience gaps.” He showed me data…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 4/1/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 12 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 4/1/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Sobering thoughts on subprime consumer credit. Don Berman started CardWorks in 1987 and retired as CEO in October last year. He remains chairman and owns around 70% of the…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 3/25/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 11 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 3/25/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: The growth story at Veritex keeps getting better. Veritex is one of the great founder-led successful banking companies. Malcolm Holland bought a $135 million bank in Texas in 2010 and,…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 3/18/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 10 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 3/18/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: It’s looking like another strong year at Equity Bancshares. Equity Bancshares is a $5 billion banking company headquartered in Wichita, Kan., with a banking footprint that also includes Missouri,…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 3/11/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 9 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 3/11/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: The incredible growth story at Chime continues. Last week I had another great discussion with Chime co-founder and CEO Chris Britt. Chime is of course one of the largest…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 3/4/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 8 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 3/4/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: My conversation with Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf. I first met Charlie Scharf in 2000 when Jamie Dimon brought him in to be the CFO of Bank One shortly…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 2/25/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 7 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 2/25/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Two fintechs that became banks. I found some irony in the fact that, due to a fluke in scheduling, this past Monday, when banks were closed, I spoke…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 2/18/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 6 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 2/18/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Seacoast’s strong offense is humming along. As I was talking with Seacoast Banking Corp. CEO Chuck Shaffer this week, I couldn’t help but marvel at how different the…

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