CPBJ - Banking and Finance http://www.cpbj.com/section/banking_finance Banking and Finance News Banking and Finance en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:57:49 EST Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:57:49 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829758&source=RSS Survey More people turning to mobile check deposits A new survey from the American Bankers Association shows the number of people who have used mobile banking to deposit a check increased from about 12. 5 percent in 2014 to 15 percent in 2015. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829758&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829715&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Question and answers When talking to the top executives from our Top 100 companies, we asked them Which is better climbing the proverbial mountain or being at the top? Here's what they said. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829715&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829737&source=RSS Insurance companies talk long-term viability The financial industry has taken several hits in the last few years, but some local companies are starting to pull their way out of them. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:07:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829737&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829756&source=RSS MA activity dips in Q2 for Central Pennsylvania Despite all of the high-profile merger and acquisition activity recently, a study from financial firm Baker Tilly showed MA activity in Central Pennsylvania was down in the second quarter from the same period in 2014. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829756&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829763&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Planting their flags One step forward, two steps back &#8212 maybe five &#8212 is the story of this year's Top 100 trek. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829763&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150824/CPBJ01/150829897&source=RSS Midstate stocks fall in early trading Global equity markets are getting pummeled today, which pushed down the stock prices of many midstate-based public companies in early action. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150824/CPBJ01/150829897&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829969&source=RSS Riverview takes 1.3 million Q2 loss A series of one-time costs associated with a company restructuring led to Susquehanna Township-based Riverview Financial Corp. reporting a 1. 3 million net loss in the second quarter. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829969&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829932&source=RSS Metro, National Penn would pay big penalties if they back out of merger deals Metro Bancorp Inc. would owe F. N. B. Corp. 17. 5 million if it pulled out of the merger deal the two sides agreed to, and National Penn Bancshares Inc. would have to pay 64. 5 million to BBT Corp. if it backs out of this week's announced deal. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 14:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829932&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829936&source=RSS Newsmakers Banking and Finance Business featured this week Orrstown Bank Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829936&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829956&source=RSS BBT expects to 'pause' before next acquisition BBT Corp. Chairman Kelly King said he expects the company will take a pause before dipping back into the bank acquisition market after the company announced it will acquire National Penn Bancshares Inc. of Allentown. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:51:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829956&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/308209995&source=RSS Computing credit New metrics creep into loan decisions Facebook likes, website traffic and other technology-driven numbers offer new ways for lenders to measure a company's growth potential. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/308209995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829971&source=RSS Cedar Haven sale money to bump up Lebanon County's pension fund Lebanon County's road back to financial respectability took another step Thursday when its county commissioners approved a one-time, 10 million payment to the county's pension fund. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829971&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829991&source=RSS Wolf wants budget to reimburse schools, nonprofits for interest during impasse Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday he supports the idea of reimbursing school districts and some nonprofits for interest on loans that were necessary for them to continue operating while the state budget is delayed. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819714&source=RSS About 20 percent of National Penn branches could close after BBT acquisition North Carolina-based BBT Corp. could close about 20 percent of the existing National Penn Bank branches when it finalizes the 1. 8 billion acquisition of the Allentown-based bank, BBT's top executive said. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:42:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819714&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819732&source=RSS BBT acquires National Penn BBT Corp. is continuing its push north of the Mason-Dixon Line by acquiring Allentown-based National Penn Bancshares Inc. for 1. 8 billion. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819732&source=RSS