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WASHINGTON, June 19- Four of the largest U.S. mortgage servicers failed to adhere to some of the new standards set out in a landmark settlement meant to help consumers facing foreclosure, a court-appointed monitor said on Wednesday.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $13.27. Morgan Stanley fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $26.31. Wells Fargo fell$. 01 or percent, to $40.83.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 04 or. 3 percent, to $13.23. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 33 or. 7 percent, to $49.68. Goldman Sachs fell $1.20 or. 7 percent, to $162.95.
TOKYO, June 18- The dollar steadied against its major counterparts in Asia on Wednesday as investors held their collective breath awaiting the outcome of the Federal Reserve's rate-setting meeting for signals on the future course of U.S. monetary policy.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $13.27. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 65 or 1.3 percent, to $50.01. Goldman Sachs rose$. 04 or percent, to $164.15.
The thought of any high-pressure ridge- the market is very sensitive to that right now, after what happened last year, "said Sterling Smith, futures specialist with Citigroup in Chicago, alluding to the historic Midwest drought that slashed corn yields in 2012. Soybeans ended mixed, with back months gaining against the nearby July contract, and wheat firmed on bargain-buying following recent declines.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 10 or. 8 percent, to $13.31. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 68 or 1.4 percent, to $50.04. Goldman Sachs fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $164.03.
NEW YORK-- A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 1.0 percent to $4.09 with 12,150,100 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. rose. 8 percent to $13.31 with 33,279,000 shares traded.
Some of the largest companies have had some difficulties securing land because of rising demand, and analysts with Citigroup see a healthy rebound ahead.
LONDON, June 18- Copper fell to a 1-1/ 2 month low on Tuesday as investors remained sidelined awaiting Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's clarification on the central bank's plans for its monetary stimulus programme following a two-day policy meeting. Copper posted its steepest weekly decline since mid-April last week.
June 18- Over the past few years, Citigroup Inc has been grappling with an unusual problem- how to incur more U.S. taxes.
Citigroup Inc. rose$. 28 or. 6 percent, to $49.64. Goldman Sachs fell$. 34 or. 2 percent, to $163.77. JPMorgan Chase fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $53.82.
LONDON, June 18- Copper dipped for a second day on Tuesday as investors waited for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to clarify the U.S. central bank's plans for its monetary stimulus programme at a two-day meeting starting later in the session.
*HSBC and StanChart leads banks higher on Citi note. LONDON, June 18- Banks led gains in European shares on Tuesday with HSBC and Standard Chartered boosted by a positive Citigroup note, while speculation over monetary policy tweaks in the United States and China created an uncertain backdrop to trading.
LONDON, June 18- Britain's fraud prosecutor on Tuesday charged former UBS trader Tom Hayes with eight counts of conspiracy to defraud, as part of a global investigation into the manipulation of benchmark interest rates. He generated nearly $260 million in revenues by late 2009, when he left UBS to join Citigroup after a dispute over his salary.
DUBAI, June 18- Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says he is looking at the world's largest cities, including Shanghai, Moscow, London and New York, as possible locations to build a mile-high skyscraper that would be the world's tallest building by far.
*Third Point's stake in Sony rises to 7 pct from 6.3 pct. TOKYO, June 18- New York- based hedge fund Third Point said it has raised its stake in Sony Corp and urged the Japanese company to create an independent board to run a partially spun-off entertainment arm with Sony's CEO, Kazuo Hirai, as its chairman.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 14 or 1.1 percent, to $13.21. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $49.36. Goldman Sachs rose $1.19 or. 7 percent, to $164.11.
Citi analyst Glen Yeung said that memory prices are likely to continue to rise. Additionally, they said that Intel, Microsoft and other PC makers' increased focus on making lower-cost notebooks could stimulate demand for personal computers, which could also benefit Micron.
NEW YORK-- A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 3.6 percent to $4.08 with 20,800,400 shares traded. Alpha Natural Resources Inc. fell 5.3 percent to $5.68 with 12,611,600 shares traded.