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Nov 23, 2015, 15:51 ET
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BBVA Compass economists: Sharing economy is transforming industries, consumer behaviors

A confluence of technologies has allowed the sharing economy to grow rapidly in many industries, including the banking sector, and is changing...

Nov 16, 2015, 17:42 ET
From left to right: Armando Perez, Chairman and Senior Vice President of HEB, BBVA Compass Chairman and CEO Manolo Sanchez and Dr. Laura Murillo President and CEO of Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

BBVA Compass CEO Sanchez honored as Houston Hispanic Chamber's Male Executive of the Year

 The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honored BBVA Compass Chairman and CEO Manolo Sanchez as its Hispanic Male Executive of the Year on...

Nov 16, 2015, 14:37 ET
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BBVA Compass employees give more than 9,000 hours of their time during annual Week of Service

 More than 2,000 BBVA Compass volunteers fanned out across the bank's Sunbelt footprint during the second annual BBVA Compass Week of Service...

Nov 16, 2015, 10:00 ET
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BBVA Compass gives clients ability to redeem credit-card rewards on the spot

BBVA Compass broke new ground today, becoming the first major U.S. bank to offer its credit card clients real-time redemption of rewards earned on...

Nov 13, 2015, 15:58 ET
WNBA's Briann January (center) and BBVA Compass Phoenix CEO Brad Parker (right) share the importance of financial education with William T. Machan students during the BBVA Compass Future Builders Program in Phoenix on Nov. 12.

BBVA Compass, WNBA and NBA treat Phoenix students to a lesson in financial education

 BBVA Compass teamed up with WNBA and NBA stars Thursday to share with students at Machan Elementary School in Phoenix the importance of...

Nov 10, 2015, 14:07 ET
BBVA Compass Chairman and CEO Manolo Sanchez has been elected to the American Bankers Association's board of directors.

BBVA Compass Chairman and CEO Sanchez elected to American Bankers Association's board

BBVA Compass announced today that its Chairman and CEO Manolo Sánchez has been elected to the American Bankers Association's board of...

Nov 06, 2015, 14:56 ET
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BBVA Compass brings together leaders in Houston's iconic industries for frank discussion about future

 BBVA Compass brought together leaders in Houston's most iconic industries — oil and gas, health care and aerospace — to talk this...

Nov 06, 2015, 10:00 ET
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New version of BBVA Compass Mobile Banking app has host of upgrades, including Apple Touch ID

 BBVA Compass today announced improvements to its award-winning mobile banking app, including Apple Touch ID integration for a quicker, more...

Oct 30, 2015, 09:30 ET
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BBVA Compass reports earnings of $402 million for the first nine months of 2015, up 10 percent

 BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company (BBVA Compass), reported today net income attributable to shareholder of...

Oct 28, 2015, 10:37 ET
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BBVA Compass snags two top nods in Money magazine's Best Banks in America feature

 Money magazine named BBVA Compass the best regional bank in the South and West and also gave it the top nod for best mobile app in its annual...

Oct 16, 2015, 16:14 ET
Chef Jordi Roca helps to hand out weekend meals for 100 seniors at Food Bank for New York City West Harlem Community Kitchen.

Chef from world's No. 1 restaurant preps & serves meal to seniors supported by Food Bank For New York City

 In honor of World Food Day, BBVA Compass and Chef Jordi Roca of Spain's El Celler de Can Roca -- No. 1 on Restaurant magazine's World's...

Sep 22, 2015, 16:08 ET
The BBVA Compass Community Advisory Board, announced by the bank today, is comprised of leaders with expertise in areas like affordable housing and alternative lending.

New BBVA Compass Community Advisory Board to help steer bank's community development efforts

 BBVA Compass announced today the 19 members of its new community advisory board, which is stacked with leaders who will help guide the bank's...

Sep 21, 2015, 10:00 ET
After the first 30 days of using ClearSpend, budgets and spending categories are automatically set up for users, providing better control of finances.

BBVA Compass goes after growing prepaid market, upgrades its card with budgeting app

 BBVA Compass, in a nod to the increasing use of prepaid debit cards across all ages and income levels, is debuting its ClearSpend card with a...

Sep 18, 2015, 12:06 ET
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Federal Reserve's decision based on global volatility, low inflation, BBVA Compass economists say

 The U.S. Federal Reserve's decision not to raise interest rates was most likely based on the latest financial market volatility and...

Sep 16, 2015, 11:00 ET
(l-r) Director of Innovation Centers and Open Innovation at BBVA Gustavo Vinacua, LendingFront CEO and co-founder Jorge Sun, LendingFront CTO and co-founder Dario Vergara, ModernLend co-founder Kobina Ansah, ModernLend co-founder Shuo Zhang, BBVA Chief Development Officer and General Manager of New Digital Businesses Teppo Paavola

Digital disruptors take home top honors in BBVA Open Talent 2015 competition

Startups making their mark in lending took top honors in the regional finals in New York of the BBVA Open Talent 2015 competition, designed by the...

Sep 09, 2015, 13:30 ET
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Heightened bond liquidity risk is the new normal, BBVA Compass economists say

 With investors concerned about weakened liquidity across the financial markets amid the tumult on Wall Street and a looming rate hike, BBVA...

Aug 31, 2015, 16:53 ET
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Columbia Business School Dean Glenn Hubbard to headline BBVA Compass Economic Forums

 R. Glenn Hubbard, former economic adviser to both Bush presidents and current dean of Columbia Business School, will headline this fall's BBVA...

Aug 10, 2015, 18:21 ET
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Credit-score startup wins BBVA Open Talent 2015 Financial Inclusion Award, a Chilean startup that allows underbanked individuals to build a credit score based on their history of paying everyday bills,...

Aug 10, 2015, 12:39 ET
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Bank's economists: Blockchain technology poised to be financial industry's biggest disruptor yet

 Blockchain technology, which underpins the digital currency bitcoin, is receiving significant capital investment from banks thanks to its...

Aug 07, 2015, 15:02 ET
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BBVA Compass offers special products for wildfire victims

BBVA Compass today announced special limited-time product offers available to customers in 15 counties in California to help aid recovery efforts...