Wells Fargo sees significant slowdown in account openings

NEW YORK | Wells Fargo disclosed signs on Thursday that its customers are significantly pulling back from doing business with the bank, a reverberation of the sales practices scandal that drew a huge fine in September.

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Stocks fall for 8th day, longest decline since 2008 crisis

NEW YORK | Stocks retreated for an eighth consecutive day on Thursday as nervous investors remain transfixed on the potential outcome of next week’s U.S. presidential election, which has become too close to call.

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Stocks end mostly higher, led by tech firms

NEW YORK — Stocks had another day of meager gains on Thursday as investors worked through a new batch of mixed company earnings,... Read more

Proposals to overhaul debt collection industry

NEW YORK — Consumers could no longer receive multiple calls per day from debt collectors and would have more ability to dispute their... Read more

Nation's largest banks all pass Fed's 'stress tests'

NEW YORK — The U.S.’s largest financial institutions have enough armor to withstand the turmoil of a major and prolonged U.S. and global... Read more

Stocks stage late-day comeback to end 5 days of losses

NEW YORK — Stocks in the U.S. staged a late afternoon rally to close moderately higher on Thursday, ending a five-day losing streak.... Read more

Goldman Sachs to pay $5 billion in mortgage settlement

NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs said Thursday it had reached a roughly $5 billion settlement as part of a federal and state probe into its role in... Read more

US stocks drift to a mixed close in quiet pre-holiday trade

NEW YORK — Stocks closed slightly lower in extremely light trading Thursday as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of Christmas. The... Read more

Markets slide in US, Europe after stimulus falls short

NEW YORK — Global markets sank Thursday after the European Central Bank announced stimulus plans that came up short of what investors had... Read more

US stocks close slightly lower in quiet session before jobs report

NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market ended Thursday’s trading slightly lower as investors were hesitant to make any large bets before the release... Read more

Stocks close out best week of the year with a small gain

NEW YORK — The stock market closed out its best week this year with a modest gain on Friday, helped by airlines.

Investors now turn... Read more

Why credit bureau Experian has data on T-Mobile customers

NEW YORK — In the latest high-profile breach of a U.S. organization, hackers broke into Experian’s database of information on 15 million T-... Read more

Why Americans are getting new credit and debit cards

NEW YORK — The battle against credit card fraud is inching forward.

As of Thursday, the liability for fraud committed using traditional... Read more

Stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

NEW YORK — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the... Read more

Stock market endures worst day in 18 months

NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market endured its worst performance in 18 months on Thursday, driven lower by another slump in Chinese shares and... Read more

US stocks drop after solid jobs report suggests higher rates

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell Friday after a solid jobs report kept alive the possibly that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates as soon... Read more

NYSE: Bad software upgrade reason for outage

NEW YORK — The New York Stock Exchange said an outage of more than three hours was caused by problems associated with a software upgrade on the... Read more

US stock indexes edge higher a day after a drop

NEW YORK — Stocks rose moderately Thursday in relatively quiet trading, a contrast to the heavy selling that occurred a day earlier when... Read more

Stocks post sixth straight year of gains

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks ended a strong 2014 with moderate declines Wednesday.

Even with the losses, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index... Read more

Wall Street caps a wild month

NEW YORK — For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October.

Stocks started the month modestly below a record high, only... Read more

From the best of times to the worst in one day


NEW YORK — Just one day after the market had its best day of 2014, it had its worst day of 2014.

The Dow Jones industrial... Read more

Dow, S&P close out May at record highs

NEW YORK — The stock market closed out May mostly higher Friday, sending two out of the three major U.S. indexes to record highs.

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US stocks end slightly higher in quiet trading

NEW YORK — The stock market ended up more or less where it began Monday in a quiet day for investors who had little economic data or company... Read more

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