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  • Wells Fargo spokesman Mark Folk declined to name the Wells Fargo partner that sells renter's insurance, but the bank's website indicates it offers the policies through Assurant Inc. Spokesmen for the New Jersey office had no immediate comment. Prudential spokesman Scot Hoffman said the insurer is "in active discussions with the New Jersey Department of...

  • The New Jersey Division of Insurance is also investigating, according to a news release from Jones's office. Spokesmen for the New Jersey office had no immediate comment. The lawsuit was filed in New Jersey state court last week.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- U.S. shale production is set to snap a five-month decline in January, the U.S. government said on Monday, a move that comes just days after OPEC and rival producers agreed to reduce crude output in an effort to boost prices. As part of the deal, non- OPEC producers would scale back output by 558,000 bpd. The cutbacks, on top of the 1.2 million bpd by OPEC, would...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- The state of California has ordered an investigation into allegations Wells Fargo retail bankers signed up customers for life insurance policies from Prudential Financial without their permission. Dave Jones, California's Insurance Commissioner, told Reuters on Monday that his office would hold an inquiry. Wells Fargo's sales practices...

  • *Oil prices jump as much as 6.5 pct on output cut pact. Dec 12- Wall Street was lower in early afternoon trading on Monday as a drop in technology and financial stocks offset a jump in energy shares. Oil prices gained as much as 6.5 percent to an 18- month high after OPEC and some of its rivals reached their first deal since 2001 to jointly reduce output to try to tackle...

  • Wells Fargo's sales practices have been under a spotlight since September when regulators ordered the bank to pay $190 million in fines and restitution to settle charges that its employees opened as many as 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customers' permission. Former Wells Fargo employees have blamed the San Francisco- based bank's...

  • Geese walk along the snow covered waterfront park through heavy snowfall as the first winter storm of the season hits the area in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.

    Snowpiles grew across the US as an Arctic chill and winter storm brought plunging temperatures and dangerous winter conditions, NBC reports.

  • Dec 8- Wells Fargo& Co Chairman Stephen Sanger and Vice Chair Elizabeth Duke have been named to a four-member committee that will lead an internal investigation into the bank's recent sales scandal, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Rounding out the special committee's leadership, the person said, are Enrique Hernandez, chair of the board of...

  • *Mitt Romney, 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts governor. *Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and ambassador to China under President Barack Obama, ran for Republican presidential nomination in 2012. *John Bolton, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President George W. Bush, foreign policy adviser to 2012...

  • CANNON BALL/ FORT YATES, N.D., Dec 8- U.S. veterans, thousands of whom last week helped stop a contested oil pipeline running through North Dakota, could become important partners of activists on the environment, the economy, race and other issues that divide Americans. That so many veterans mobilized in less than two weeks to rural North Dakota speaks to the power...

  • Wells Fargo is due to be deemed a bank that "needs to improve" under the Community Reinvestment Act, a law meant to promote lending to poor neighborhoods. Wells Fargo has struggled since September to overcome its admission that employees wrongly created as many as 2 million accounts without customer authorization. Wells Fargo may win an appeal to the downgrade...

  • Wells Fargo is due to be deemed a bank that "needs to improve" under the Community Reinvestment Act, a law meant promote fair lending. Wells Fargo has struggled since September to overcome its admission that employees wrongly created as many as 2 million accounts without customer authorization. Wells Fargo may win an appeal to the downgrade through an...

  • Wells Fargo is due to be deemed a bank that "needs to improve" under the Community Reinvestment Act, a law meant to promote lending to poor neighborhoods. Wells Fargo has struggled since September to overcome its admission that employees wrongly created as many as 2 million accounts without customer authorization. Wells Fargo may win an appeal to the downgrade...

  • EXCLUSIVE-LOWER COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT ACT SCORE WOULD PUT WELLS FARGO UNDER TIGHTER SCRUTINY FROM REGULATORS- SOURCES.

  • Wells Fargo is due to be deemed a bank that "needs to improve" under the Community Reinvestment Act, a law meant promote fair lending. Wells Fargo has struggled since September to overcome its admission that employees wrongly created as many as 2 million accounts without customer authorization. Wells Fargo may win an appeal to the downgrade through an...

  • BANK REGULATOR SEEKS TO DOWNGRADE WELLS FARGO'S FAIR LENDING RATING- SOURCES.

  • Mylan, whose shares were down more than 4 percent at midday, has been under investigation by the U.S. government, and its chief executive officer was called before Congress to testify on raising the price of a pair of EpiPens to more than $600 from $100 in 2008.. Wells Fargo analyst David Maris said in a research note that he did not believe the company had previously...

  • Mylan, whose shares were down 5 percent in morning trading, has been under investigation by the U.S. government, and its chief executive officer was called before Congress to testify on raising the price of a pair of EpiPens to more than $600 from $100 in 2008.. Mylan has been criticized for classifying EpiPen as a generic product, which led to its paying...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- Philadelphia Energy Solutions Chief Executive Phil Rinaldi said he plans to retire in March, forcing the company to find a new leader as it responds to an industrywide downturn that has hit the U.S. East Coast the hardest. Carlyle Group spokesman Christopher Ullman said the firm had already begun looking for a new CEO. He quickly became the region's...

  • WASHINGTON/ CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 6- The company building the Dakota Access Pipeline turned to a federal judge late on Monday for a permit to finish the job after the federal government ruled against the controversial pipeline. The Army Corps knows whether or not it has granted an easement across federal property. The Army Corps has wide discretion in this issue, "...