Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

fintech reckoning

The Fintech reckoning was bound to happen. The industry has been growing steadily since the 2008 financial crisis, but the COVID-19 pandemic was the leading enabler of forced integration into a fragile economic situation. The quicker they climb, the harder they fall. Financial technology (Fintech) has been a growing industry since the late 1960s, even […]

U.S. Regional Bank Shares

As U.S. banking contagion worries ebb, some investors are hunting for shares of fundamentally strong regional lenders that were swept up in this month’s epic sell-off. Investors sent a record net $236.2 million into the iShares Regional Bank ETF over the last two weeks, after Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse earlier this month fueled concern about […]

Wall St Equities

Wall Street equities gained and U.S. Treasury yields rose on Monday as investor concerns about the financial system were calmed after First Citizens BancShares said it would take on the deposits and loans of failed Silicon Valley Bank. The deal offered a respite after weeks of turmoil prompted by the collapse of tech-focused Silicon Valley […]

failed Silicon Valley Bank

First Citizens BancShares Inc said on Monday it will acquire the deposits and loans of failed Silicon Valley Bank, closing one chapter in the crisis of confidence that has ripped through global financial markets. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), which took control of SVB earlier this month, said in a separate statement it has […]

SVB's deposits

First Citizens Bank & Trust Co will buy all of Silicon Valley Bank’s deposits and loans from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the regulator said in a statement. (Reuters) Inside Telecom provides you with an extensive list of content covering all aspects of the Tech industry. Keep an eye on our News section to […]

bid for SVB

Citizens Financial Group Inc is working on a bid to acquire the private banking business of failed Silicon Valley Bank, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Citizens, one of the largest U.S. regional banks, is preparing to submit an offer in the auction of the business, which is called SVB Private, the […]

bank deposits safe

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen reiterated on Thursday that she was prepared to take further action to ensure that Americans’ bank deposits stay safe amid turmoil in the banking system. “As I have said, we have used important tools to act quickly to prevent contagion,” Yellen said in remarks to the U.S. House of Representatives […]

bitcoin's latest surge

At the turn of the year, bitcoin was in the grip of a bleak midwinter, down and out after a 2022 defined by tumbling crypto prices, bankruptcies and corporate scandals. Less than three months later, bitcoin’s got its mojo back. With gains of more than 70% so far this year, it has outpaced other major […]