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    1. September 17, 2014

      Wells Fargo eases lending requirements for apartment purchases

      Wells Fargo, the biggest originator of US home loans, is easing lending requirements for people buying certain types of...

    2. August 26, 2014

      Wells Fargo: put-back pass back

      Wells Fargo wants to issue more mortgages to customers with weak credit. At the same time, the bank’s chief executive argues...

    1. August 26, 2014

      Wells chief warns on mortgage lending

      The chief executive of Wells Fargo has warned that the biggest US mortgage provider will avoid providing home loans to...

    2. August 26, 2014

      Wells Fargo chief turns to Silicon Valley for potential partners

      Twelve years ago, John Stumpf, chief executive of Wells Fargo, asked a prominent technology chief executive for advice on...

    3. August 21, 2014

      Top 10 MBA features of the academic year

      From the struggling business education market in India to an interview with European royalty, these topics and more made it...

    4. July 11, 2014

      Wells Fargo: Big is not always better

      Home sweet home no more? Wells Fargo is a wonderful refuge for investors at a time when Wall Street’s so-called universal...

    5. June 2, 2014

      Atlantic gap opens in bank chiefs’ pay

      If one banker epitomises the new period of modesty among European lenders, it is Ross McEwan. Last year, the New...

    6. June 2, 2014

      Pay rises for senior bankers hit 10%

      Banking chief executives received an average pay rise of 10 per cent last year as US banks handed their heads much more...

    7. April 14, 2014

      Tale of two banks exposes pay as wrong target of critics

      Last week brought a tale of two banks. At one extreme is the Co-operative Bank in the UK, which reported annual losses of...

    8. April 2, 2014

      Wells Fargo reshuffle elevates a potential CEO candidate

      Wells Fargo, the biggest US bank by market capitalisation, announced on Tuesday a management reshuffle that may help to...

    9. January 26, 2014

      Wells Fargo chief’s rise to the top

      As chief executive of Wells Fargo, John Stumpf is in charge of the world’s biggest bank by stock market value at a time when...

    10. August 21, 2013

      Wells cuts 2,300 mortgage jobs

      Wells Fargo is cutting thousands of jobs in its mortgage business as the biggest home lender in the US prepares for a...

    11. July 7, 2013

      Rising rates to spur litany of capital losses

      US banks have watched billions of dollars of paper profits on their securities portfolios wiped out by rising market...

    12. June 23, 2013

      Average pay of top bankers drops 10%

      Average pay of top bankers in the US and Europe including JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon and Royal Bank of Scotland’s Stephen Hester...

    13. June 23, 2013

      Forces conspire to curb bank chiefs’ pay

      Investor revolts, increased regulatory pressure and legal scandals have spurred the first drop in bank chief executives’ pay...

    14. June 2, 2013

      Cautious Wells Fargo reluctant to dash off to foreign lands

      Wells Fargo has been one of the biggest success stories of banking measured by the premium it is awarded in the market. With...

    15. June 2, 2013

      Wells chief warns Fed over debt proposal

      Wells Fargo’s chief executive has warned the Federal Reserve against forcing banks to hold more long-term debt, a measure...

    16. May 1, 2013

      Should banks keep combined the role of CEO and chairman?

      John Stumpf, chief executive and chairman of Wells Fargo, the US bank, recently survived a shareholder attempt to remove the...

    17. April 12, 2013

      Wells Fargo relies on cost cutting for boost

      Cost cutting helped Wells Fargo beat expectations in the first quarter with a 22 per cent rise in profit even as revenue...

    18. February 19, 2013

      BofA chief climbs Wall Street pay league

      Brian Moynihan’s pay package increased by more than 70 per cent in 2012, catapulting the Bank of America chief executive...

    19. January 11, 2013

      Wells Fargo pinched by low interest rates

      Wells Fargo suffered a sharper than expected decline in its net interest margin in the fourth quarter, increasing concerns...

    20. October 12, 2012

      Wells Fargo rises on mortgage refinancing

      Wells Fargo reported yet another increase in quarterly profits after the biggest home loan lender in the US was buoyed by a...

    21. July 13, 2012

      Refinancing programme lifts big US lenders

      Home lending emerged as one bright spot in bank earnings, after Wells Fargo and JPMorgan posted higher mortgage revenue...

    22. April 18, 2012

      Chill winds to blow after Citi pay vote

      Chief executives across the US might have felt a chill when they saw the results of Citigroup’s “say-on-pay” vote. Without...

    23. April 13, 2012

      Homeowners give boost to US banks

      JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo said the housing market was nearing a bottom as homeowners took advantage of record-low...

    24. April 13, 2012

      JPMorgan sets high benchmark for rivals

      JPMorgan Chase’s investment bank bounced back from a miserable end to last year, offering hope that Goldman Sachs and Morgan...

    25. April 13, 2012

      Mortgages boost record profits for Wells Fargo

      Wells Fargo reported a 13 per cent rise in net income to a record $4.3bn in the first quarter on the back of a strong...

    26. April 12, 2012

      Distressed debt scheme boosts US banks

      A US government programme meant to help distressed borrowers refinance their mortgages has been a boon for big US banks,...

    27. April 5, 2012

      Dimon’s $23m trumps pay of US bank rivals

      Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, earned $23.1m in total compensation last year, an 11 per cent increase over...

    28. March 28, 2012

      BofA chief’s pay jumps to $8.1m

      The pay of Bank of America’s chief executive shot up more than 300 per cent last year even as the shares fell below $5 for...

    29. February 26, 2012

      Wells Fargo set for further expansion

      Wells Fargo plans to increase the size of its wealth management and insurance divisions through acquisitions as well as...

    30. February 26, 2012

      Wells Fargo’s reticence pays off

      This is an exciting time for an institution that delights in being dull. In the go-go 2000s, when exotic mortgages were...

    31. January 17, 2012

      Wells earnings put rival Citi in shade

      Wells Fargo trounced its rival Citigroup in the fourth quarter as the biggest US bank by market value defied the deep freeze...

    32. January 17, 2012

      Wells thrives with dull but worthy strategy

      Wells Fargo has gained a reputation as a boring earnings machine, eschewing the exotic adventures that have brought its...

    33. January 17, 2012

      Wells Fargo reports higher profit on mortgages

      Wells Fargo reported record fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday, helping to underscore the diverging fortunes between...

    34. December 6, 2011

      BofA less confident than rivals on dividends

      Some of the largest US banks intend to raise dividend payments after the Federal Reserve board completes its latest stress...

    35. October 17, 2011

      Big US banks hurt by struggling consumers

      Fears about the health of US consumer balance sheets grew on Monday as Citigroup and Wells Fargo joined JPMorgan Chase in...

    36. October 17, 2011

      Corporate leaders say they understand protests

      Corporate and political leaders, many of whom have been the target of growing worldwide protests, are lining up to say how...

    37. October 17, 2011

      Results at Wells Fargo disappoint

      Wells Fargo, the largest US bank by market capitalisation, has reported decreased revenues for the third quarter,...

    38. July 20, 2011

      Wells Fargo fined $85m over subprime loans

      Wells Fargo has been hit with a record $85m civil penalty by the Federal Reserve over allegations it had steered borrowers...

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