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    Weekly News Roundup

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    Before we get to this week's roundup I want to provide a couple footnotes to our Tuesday Topic on the deal-making craze. First, Intuit announced a $7.1 billion deal for Credit Karma, the fintech start-up that lets its 100 million users check their credit ...

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    I’m always skeptical of the hype around bank M&A. Every deal, it seems, is touted as a trigger for the next wave. But it’s getting harder to ignore the trend, especially after Morgan Stanley’s gigantic offer for E*Trade late last week. It, of course, ...

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    In working with bankers over the years we have found that banks that have a high cost of retail deposits and a high demand for funding are motivated to improve their products and processes.  Internally the Pressure Gauge for Bank Funding was developed ...