News from BBVA A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 27, 2015, 12:40 ET
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Green tomatoes, kebab, mate: Roca brothers unveil ingredients on menu for BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca culinary tour

 BBVA Compass culinary tour partner El Celler de Can Roca, named No. 1 by Restaurant magazine on this year's influential World's 50 Best...

Jul 27, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Bank's economists: Retina scans, vein patterns could eliminate PIN codes, passwords

A wave of capital and new technology centered on biometrics, physiological and behavioral authentication is quickly making the world of PINs and...

Jul 14, 2015, 13:00 ET
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BBVA and AFI join forces to accelerate financial inclusion

 A commitment to easy banking and technology has made BBVA a global thought leader in financial inclusion. BBVA Group has signed a strategic...

Jun 26, 2015, 13:30 ET
The grand prize winner was Premysl Pech of Jacksonville, Fla.-based Space Engineers Prints, for its 3-D printing service.

BBVA Compass awards a total of $20,000 to two innovative entrepreneurs

BBVA Compass today announced the winners of its Great Ideas for Small Business contest, helping two entrepreneurs accelerate their paths to startup...

Jun 25, 2015, 18:30 ET
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BBVA Compass announces three venues that will host client dinners prepared by famed Roca brothers

 BBVA Compass announced today the three exclusive locations —  a Miami luxury yacht, a country club in Birmingham, Ala., and one of...

Jun 24, 2015, 15:50 ET
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BBVA Compass names Rosilyn Houston its chief Talent & Culture executive

 BBVA Compass announced today that Rosilyn Houston has been tapped as its new chief Talent & Culture executive, replacing banking veteran...

Jun 22, 2015, 18:57 ET
BBVA Compass volunteers and Houston Dynamo and Dash players, including Dash player Jazmyne Avant, gave a bright, new beginning to an East End family and their home as part of an initiative to revitalize the historic neighborhood around BBVA Compass Stadium.

BBVA Compass, Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash restore family's home in East End

 BBVA Compass volunteers and Houston Dynamo and Dash players gave a bright new beginning Monday to an East End family and their home as part of...

Jun 16, 2015, 10:00 ET
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BBVA Compass launches new mobile banking app with increased functionality

 BBVA Compass today announced the launch of its new mobile banking app, which aims to improve on BBVA Compass' award-winning formula for...

Jun 15, 2015, 09:00 ET
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New digital wallet gives BBVA Compass clients more tools to safeguard credit and debit cards

BBVA Compass today launched its digital wallet, giving clients a convenient new way to monitor and safeguard their BBVA Compass credit and debit...

Jun 03, 2015, 13:09 ET
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Economic impact of Texas floods could be up to $550 million, BBVA Compass economists say

 BBVA Compass economists estimate the economic impact of the severe rainfall that left many parts of the Houston metropolitan area underwater...

Jun 02, 2015, 14:13 ET
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BBVA Compass congratulates culinary tour partner El Celler de Can Roca for top restaurant win

BBVA Compass culinary tour partner El Celler de Can Roca, owned by the famed Roca brothers, has claimed the top spot in Restaurant magazine's...

Jun 02, 2015, 10:00 ET
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BBVA Compass puts financial advice at fingertips of consumers, entrepreneurs

 BBVA Compass is putting financial know-how at consumers' fingertips with its recent launch of two online destinations — MoneyFit and...

Jun 01, 2015, 20:02 ET
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BBVA Compass offers special products for flood victims, bank's foundation donates $100,000

 The BBVA Compass Foundation today announced a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross' Central Texas Region, a $50,000 donation to the...

May 29, 2015, 15:20 ET
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BBVA Compass, City of Birmingham form working group to push forward city's renaissance

 BBVA Compass and the City of Birmingham are teaming up to push forward the city's renaissance, Mayor William Bell announced at the 2015...

May 22, 2015, 10:00 ET
Voting for the BBVA Compass Great Ideas for Small Business contest ends on May 31.

BBVA Compass opens voting period for its contest to reward next great idea in small business

 Nearly 120 small business owners and entrepreneurs across the U.S. are vying for a chance to win the BBVA Compass Great Ideas for Small...

May 21, 2015, 19:48 ET
BBVA Compass, NBA Cares and WNBA Cares teamed up to bring the bank's Future Builders financial literacy program to Dallas' Bayles Elementary School.

Dallas students get a lesson in financial literacy from BBVA Compass, with assist from Chandler Parsons

BBVA Compass brand ambassador and Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons inspired local students Thursday when he teamed up with BBVA Compass...

May 19, 2015, 10:00 ET
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BBVA Compass rolls out basketball-themed mobile gaming app with help from tech startup Platypi

 BBVA Compass is upping its digital game with the introduction today of BBVA Hoops, its new mobile gaming app developed with Birmingham-based...

May 11, 2015, 11:00 ET
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BBVA Open Talent 2015 searches for financial service industry's most disruptive startups

 BBVA today announced the opening of registration for its seventh annual global startup competition, BBVA Open Talent. The competition will...

May 04, 2015, 11:30 ET
"Banking on a brighter future" conveys BBVA Compass' desire to give people control of their financial lives, helping them enjoy what matters most, without unnecessary worry or distractions.

BBVA Compass launches new tagline, touts commitment to delivering a brighter future

 BBVA Compass today announced the launch of a new brand campaign and tagline — "banking on a brighter future" — conveying its...

May 01, 2015, 10:00 ET
Small business owners and entrepreneurs can submit their business ideas to compete for a $15,000 grand prize and $5,000 runner-up prize in BBVA Compass' Great Ideas for Small Business contest.

BBVA Compass kicks off this year's Great Ideas for Small Business Contest

BBVA Compass today launched a new Great Ideas for Small Business contest that taps into its social media networks to reward those entrepreneurs who...