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Like a few other banks with similar initiatives, Wells Fargo is not counting on a financial return for its new accelerator program. Rather, it's looking for more intangible benefits. more »
Deutsche Bank has hired two executives to oversee technology and operations. more »
The Connecticut company was an early adopter of branch modernization, starting an effort four years ago that has led to the closure of underperforming locations, enhanced digital offerings and use of universal bankers. more »
Diebold, best known as an ATM manufacturer, is rebranding and diversifying itself and promoting its consulting services on a popular banking topic: how to redefine branches as sales and service hubs. more »
'Our main objective is organic growth,' says Larry Roth, chief executive of Cetera Financial Group. more »
The Canadian bank's viral YouTube clip comes as the industry struggles to use social media effectively. more »
To meet rising client demand for digital services, Wells Fargo appointed Devon McConnell as its new head of Wells Fargo Advisors Digital to oversee development of the firm's mobile and online client platforms. more »
A new version of Oranj aims to help advisors be more strategic in the ways they run their businesses. more »
In response to online rivals, Mark Cortazzo created a passively managed portfolio service and offered it on the Web. more »
'I think an entry by Schwab may be more of a threat to established advisors by putting even more downward pressure on fees,' says Grant Easterbrook, Corporate Insight analyst. more »
Planners are facing another competitive attack. Previous threats made the profession stronger - will that happen this time? more »
Merrill Lynch has transitioned more than $100 billion onto its new platform, Merrill Lynch One, which executives say is the biggest technology upgrade in decades. more »
Community banks need to rethink their technology and marketing to ensure they are snagging a piece of the millennial generation. Big banks have the lead in reaching this demographic, but they are vulnerable, experts said. more »
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