The bank's incremental progress in recent months is encouraging, says Mike Mayo, analyst turned activist shareholder.
The company has stopped offering financing for gun purchases to small gun shops. The move comes after the Newtown shooting in December.
Banks are charging higher fees for out-of-network customers to withdraw cash or do other common banking tasks.
Mortgage growth is slow, but the bank is moving ahead with a big buyback plan and may open up some reserves it had set aside.
Goldman Sachs and Citigroup both posted better-than-expected profits. That may not do much for folks on Main Street, though.
Markets are set to recover some losses as gold prices bounce.
In this Tax Day Investor Beat: DISH makes a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint. Gold, meanwhile, continues to head south.
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