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  • BROOKSVILLE, Florida, Dec 7- Jennifer Lacey Frazier recently completed drug treatment and parenting classes. In December 2011, Frazier gave birth to Jacey at a hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. Records show the North Carolina hospital did precisely that.

  • INSIGHT-U.S. debt limit threat defanged on Wall Street Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 1:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec 2- Wall Street trembled when Republicans first began threatening to force the United States into default by not raising the federal debt limit, but after four years of fiscal standoffs, the threat looks increasingly like a bluff and the markets are calling it. "The near-death experience we had in 2011 has given us the sense that we're not going to do...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday unveiled expanded criminal charges against three men in connection with a massive 2014 cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase& Co and the hacking of several other major financial companies and financial news publishers. The hacking of JPMorgan's computers compromised information in 83 million household and small...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 30- Bank of America Corp has reached a $335 million settlement of a federal lawsuit accusing it of misleading shareholders about its exposure to risky mortgage securities and its dependence on an electronic mortgage registry known as MERS. Shareholders led by the Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System claimed they had been...

  • Of the three big U.S. banks that have reported quarterly results so far, only Wells Fargo& Co, the biggest mortgage lender, managed a rise in revenue and income from interests on loans- and that thanks mostly to its strategy of leveraging its hefty balance sheet to buy loans. JPMorgan Chase& Co and Bank of America Inc reported a fall on both measures as low interest...

  • Wal-Mart has been testing online grocery delivery services in two markets and pickup in the five markets of Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, California, Bentonville, Arkansas, and Huntsville, Alabama. Target Corp this month partnered with Instacart Inc to deliver groceries for $3.99 per order in a pilot offering in Minneapolis. Amazon.com Inc is testing delivery in...

  • The service will be available in Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte and Fayetteville, North Carolina; Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah; Nashville, Tennessee; Tucson, Arizona and Colorado Springs, Colorado, the company said. One of the largest players in the market is Amazon.com Inc's Amazon Fresh, which delivers in Seattle, New York, Philadelphia, and northern and southern...

  • BOSTON, Sept 22- An executive for State Street Global Advisors said it voted to let Bank of America Chief Executive Brian Moynihan keep his additional title of chairman, votes that helped him retain the role at the bank's shareholder meeting held earlier on Tuesday. Rakhi Kumar, head of corporate governance for State Street Corp's asset management arm, said in an...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 22- Bank of America Corp shareholders voted to allow Chief Executive Brian Moynihan to remain as chairman, handing a victory to a CEO who has been slowly turning the bank around since the financial crisis. "Shareholders sent a message to the board that they are not happy," said Mike Mayo, a veteran banking analyst at CLSA Americas.

  • Sept 22- The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said on Tuesday it has voted to strip Bank of America Corp Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan of his chairman's title, the biggest shareholder so far to declare its intentions in a closely watched corporate governance contest. The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board controls 103 million shares of the...

  • BOSTON, Sept 18- Florida pension officials said Friday they have voted 21.7 million shares of Bank of America Corp stock "against" bylaw changes that allowed the bank to combine its chairman and chief executive roles. The Charlotte, N.C. bank is holding a vote Sept 22 to ratify the bylaw changes, which drew objections from critics who said they ignored a 2009...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 11- Big mutual funds are likely to vote later this month to allow Bank of America Corp Chief Executive Brian Moynihan to retain his chairman title, based on their voting history, governance experts said. Recent securities filings show big funds run by the bank's top shareholders including Vanguard Group Inc, State Street Corp and BlackRock...

  • BOSTON, Sept 4- Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services on Friday recommended Bank of America shareholders vote to strip Chief Executive Brian Moynihan of his additional title of chairman, joining a chorus of critics ahead of a Sept. 22 shareholder meeting on the matter. The Charlotte, North Carolina- based bank, which named Moynihan chairman in 2014,...

  • That would underscore the economy's vibrancy in the face of volatile global financial markets and China's slowing growth, and keep alive the prospect of the Fed raising benchmark overnight rates at its next policy meeting, on Sept. 16-17. "We don't think it will detract from the possibility that the Fed is considering a September rate hike, only if we saw ominous...

  • Aug 24- Fashion department store operator Belk Inc said it would be acquired by private equity firm Sycamore Partners in a deal valued at about $3 billion, including debt.

  • Judge recommends dismissal of US suit against BofA Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    A US magistrate judge recommended dismissal of a lawsuit against Bank of America over $850 million in mortgage debt, according to a court filing.

  • BofA's trading practices have been probed: Filing Saturday, 25 Jan 2014 | 9:21 AM ET
    Bank of America in Times Square, New York.

    The DoJ and the CFTC have both held investigations into whether BofA engaged in improper trading by doing its own futures trades ahead of executing large orders for clients.

  • What's hot in the real estate market Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    New homes for sale at a housing development in Dublin, Calif., on Dec. 4, 2013.

    Investors are jumping back into the real estate market and reaping big payoffs in distressed properties, home rentals and multi-apartment dwellings.

  • Adult movie studios look for a better year Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Steve Hirsch, Vivid Entertainment

    2013 couldn't have gone much worse for the porn industry.

  • The healthiest housing markets? It'll surprise you Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 12:37 PM ET
    San Jose, Calif.

    Who would have thought that five of Zillow's top 10 healthiest housing markets would be in this state?