What turned things around Monday? Here are 5 reasons that just might have some staying power.
Shares of the bank rose more than 5% Monday, and other financial companies saw a corresponding lift.
Stocks are higher as report shows surprisingly strong retail sales in September.
Berkshire Hathaway's large stake in the bank puts it in the position of fighting the Fed.
Mortgage lending was the brightest spot in the quarter for Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase.
The lenders' improving earnings should outweigh litigation costs, but B of A and Citigroup are still struggling.
With a reloadable, low-cost card, the retailing giant and American Express offer an alternative for customers fed up with bank fees.
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