The Commission closes the investigation and essentially gives the bank a clean slate regarding its conduct in the sale of mortgage-backed securities.
These mega-institutions are among the worst lenders in the country by several criteria.
Investors should buy these shares ahead of the next 'stress test' in January.
Stocks are mixed as a large write-down, and associated charges of fraud, from Hewlett-Packard overshadow better-than-expected US housing data.
The post-election rout of bank stocks has gone too far.
President Obama is set to speak on the subject.
The Leucadia transaction could give the company the kind of capital it needs to embark on the final stage of that transformation from a second-tier trading firm into the latest generation of white-shoe investment bank.
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