Cash Clash

Interstate banking on the move "The view of the U.S. Government expressed by courts and regulators that savings banks don't compete with commercial banks can only be described as bizarre." Thus said Citicorp Chairman Walter Wriston two years ago at a convention of bankers in Boca Raton, Fla., when he lashed out at regulations that for bid a bank from doing commercial busi ness in another state. But despite those rules, New York's Citicorp has forged ahead in its ambitious plans to begin tap ping the $833 billion pool of consumer deposits held by American savings and loan institutions. Citicorp,...

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