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Bank of America Corp. fell$. 34 or 2.2 percent, to $15.47. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $49.43. Goldman Sachs rose $1.59 or. 9 percent, to $170.76.
NEW YORK, July 16- Is there a target on the back of my dress? Companies like Bank of America's Merrill Lynch, Prudential Financial Inc and TD Ameritrade are studying the investing behavior of women, in the hopes of winning more of our dollars.
July 16- Bank of America Corp has offered $13 billion to settle a probe into mortgage securities sold by the bank, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The bank met U.S. Justice Department representatives on Tuesday, but no progress was made toward a final deal, the paper reported.
*Intel climbs on earnings, outlook. *Time Warner rebuffs $80 bln bid from 21st Century Fox. Time Warner shares jumped 18.1 percent to $83.87 as the biggest boost to the S&P 500 after Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down.
Bank of America has offered $13 billion to settle a probe into mortgage securities sold by the bank, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Bank results are on a roll, and it's picking up speed. Yet these stocks are starting to look pricey.
Mortgage revenue fell and litigation costs increased for Bank of America in the second quarter.
Investors drove up shares in Time Warner 17 percent on news that Twenty-First Century Fox made a takeover bid for the media giant. Momentum from Intel's strong second-quarter earnings late Tuesday and news that Apple and IBM are teaming up to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers helped lift major stock indexes in premarket trading.
Time Warner shares jumped 15.3 percent to $81.86 before the bell as Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down. *A partnership struck between IBM and Apple Inc will serve to boost indexes. IBM shares gained 1.8 percent to $191.85 and Apple advanced 2.1 percent to $97.35 in premarket.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street ahead of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's second day of testimony.
NEW YORK, July 16- Bank of America agreed to pay American International Group Inc $650 million to settle long-running legal disputes over defective mortgage-backed securities sold in the run-up to the financial crisis.
American International Group has reached a $650 million settlement with Bank of America over residential mortgage related disputes.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Intel climbs in premarket on earnings, outlook. *Time Warner rebuffs $80 bln bid from 21st Century Fox. *IBM will partner exclusively with Apple Inc to sell iPhones and iPads loaded with applications geared at enterprise clients this fall, the companies announced late Tuesday.
July 16- Bank of America Corp, the second-largest U.S. bank by assets, reported a 43 percent drop in second-quarter profit as mortgage revenue fell and litigation costs soared. Bank of America's shares, which have barely moved this year, fell slightly to $15.68 in premarket trading on Wednesday.
NEW YORK— Bank of America said Wednesday that its second-quarter earnings were hit by higher litigation expenses. Bank of America also said that it had reached a $650 million settlement Tuesday with American International Group Inc. to resolve all outstanding residential mortgage-backed securities litigation between the two companies.
Earnings attributable to shareholders fell to $2.04 billion, or 19 cents per share, in the three months ended June 30 from $3.58 billion, or 32 cent per share, a year earlier.
Tech shares sold off Tuesday after Fed Chief Yellen said some valuations were "stretched," but similar comments on high-yield bonds got a yawn.
NEW YORK, July 15- JPMorgan Chase& Co, the second-largest U.S. mortgage lender, is backing away from making home loans to less creditworthy borrowers after losing faith in its ability to recover much money from foreclosing on homes, even with government guarantees.
Stocks may respond more to earnings news than the Fed Wednesday, now that Fed Chair Janet Yellen's first day of testimony is out of the way.