CPBJ - Banking and Finance http://www.cpbj.com/section/banking_finance Banking and Finance News Banking and Finance en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:55:27 EST Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:55:27 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/140419725&source=RSS Newsmakers Banking and Finance Businesses featured this week Metro Bank, MT Bank Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:19:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/140419725&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179986&source=RSS Behind the List with Larry J. Miller Larry J. Miller is the president and CEO of PeoplesBank. He says, Every company has to adapt, grow and innovate . . . or they will no longer meet the needs of their clients. We plan to remain relevant 10 years from now. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179986&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179988&source=RSS Shuffling of local banking execs could be coincidence or trend The flurry of banking executive job-shifting in the midstate in 2014 has been dizzying, but experts are divided on whether it's part of a national trend or a blip on the regional radar. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179988&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179989&source=RSS Central Pa. banks continue looking for new ways to engage children, adults in financial literacy Not only is it good business for banks to offer financial literacy programs, but the demand continues to exist in the community. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179989&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179990&source=RSS Santander rebranding introduces global presence to midstate Banco Santander bought about 20 percent of Sovereign Bank for 2. 4 billion in 2006. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179990&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179999&source=RSS What do our public company leaders make? Comparing CEO compensation across public companies in the midstate is never going to be fair, and results will always vary. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/BLOGEXTRA/140419742&source=RSS The good, the bad of the midstate banking outlook It's tough to tell if this is a good time to be a local bank or if it's still as challenging as it was five years ago. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/BLOGEXTRA/140419742&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419738&source=RSS National Penn releases earnings, declares dividend, drops purchase bid It's been a busy week at National Penn Bancshares Inc. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419738&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419743&source=RSS Donegal busy at board of directors meeting Donegal Group Inc. announced two promotions, a stock dividend and a small leave of absence for its leader after a board of directors meeting this week. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419743&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419788&source=RSS Treasury Small biz lending up 12.5B Those receiving capital through the Small Business Lending Fund boosted small-business lending by 12. 5 billion over baseline levels and 1. 3 billion over the previous quarter, the U. S. Department of the Treasury reported. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419788&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419807&source=RSS PNC beats earnings prediction Codorus Valley up in 2014 Q1 Both PNC and Codorus Valley made earnings gains in the first quarter of 2014 compared with a year ago. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419807&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140415/CPBJ01/140419844&source=RSS White Rose, Harley-Davidson employee credit unions in York County to merge White Rose Credit Union and HD York Federal Credit Union plan to merge. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140415/CPBJ01/140419844&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140415/CPBJ01/140419854&source=RSS First National Bank names new regional president for midstate First National Bank of Pennsylvania has named Reading resident Tony J. Sacco the new leader for much of its Eastern Pennsylvania markets. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140415/CPBJ01/140419854&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140414/CPBJ01/140419888&source=RSS MT, Ephrata National down in 2014 Q1 MT Bank Corp. and ENB Financial Corp. both saw their earnings drop in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same quarter last year. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140414/CPBJ01/140419888&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419910&source=RSS Experts 'Too Big to Fail' still lurking despite government efforts It's been almost six years since the financial crisis of 2008, but people are still asking Are there banks that are truly too big to fail? Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419910&source=RSS