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As one of the first women to hold a position of power on Wall Street, Marion O. Sandler was notable even before she and her husband, Herbert, spent 43 years building Oakland's World Savings Bank into such a major — and ultimately controversial...
Money & CompanyThe legal fallout from high-risk, boom-era mortgage lending never stops, it seems -- the latest example being Wells Fargo & Co.'s $590-million proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit centering on controversial "Pick-a-Pay" loans issued by Oakland'...
Money & CompanyThe stagecoach rides on. More than a year after taking over Wachovia Corp., Wells Fargo has finally branded its name on Wachovia offices in California. The switchover took place last weekend, when 100 Wachovia branches and 18 Wells offices were......
Money & CompanyReporting weaker demand for loans but improved credit quality, Wells Fargo & Co. said its second-quarter profit declined 3% -- a better-than-expected result that sent stock in the giant San Francisco bank higher. Wells Fargo said it earned $3.06 billion,....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe no-worries lending that inflated the housing bubble is resulting in a flood of soured option-ARM loans, adjustable-rate mortgages that allow borrowers to pay so little every month that their loan balances rise rather than fall, sometimes sharply....
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Under an agreement announced Thursday by the Maryland attorney general's office, Wells Fargo has agreed to make loan modifications and pay nearly $1 million in restitution to customers of two lenders acquired by the bank. The office's Consumer Protection...
The Associated PressWith merger mania a global phenomenon in 2006, average investors are wondering which companies might be snapped up next. Giant companies in a variety of industries have been seeking quick growth via acquisitions. In telecommunications, AT&T Inc....
Tribune Media Services columnistQ: I had high hopes for my shares of Wachovia Corp. and have been disappointed. What does the future hold? -- F.C., via the Internet A: You can't underestimate the power and potential of Wachovia, which is the nation's fourth-largest bank in assets and...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC-TV, MyFoxAL.com) -- The latest Alabama news from the Associated Press. WACHOVIA-CITIGROUP Citigroup to buy Wachovia banking operations NEW YORK (AP) -- The government says Citigroup will acquire the banking...
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the latest byproduct of the widening global financial crisis, Citigroup Inc. will acquire the banking operations of Wachovia Corp. in a deal facilitated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Citigroup will absorb up to $42 billion...
Tribune Media Services columnistQ: I am concerned about my shares of Yahoo Inc. and wonder if time has passed the company by. -- L.R., via the Internet A: Powerful Internet rival Google Inc. may have passed it by, but its own long-term viability depends mostly on whether it can improve...
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