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Wells Fargo's Uncanny Knack for Sensing Trouble

Wells shuts down its remaining joint mortgage ventures, ahead of new regulations. Full story

Wells Fargo to exit mortgage joint ventures

Wells Fargo & Co. said Thursday that it will exit from eight joint ventures that make home loans, eliminating 300 jobs, saying changes in government oversight have made the partnerships more difficult to operate. Full story

Trading block: Currencies this week

  Nick Bennenbroek, head of currency strategy, Wells Fargo, discusses the outlook for currencies this week.

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Is Wells Fargo Still the Best Bank in the Business?

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Wells Fargo buying more bonds as rates rise

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New York claims more proof of bank mortgage abuses

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  Options Actions: More Money in the Banks?

The financial sector touched nearly a 5-time high today after better than expected earnings from Wells Fargo and JPMorgan. Discussing options actions is Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group.

  Wells Fargo CFO: 'Rising Rates Will Impact Our Business'

Wells Fargo Bank CFO Timothy Sloan shares what drove performance in Q2, and reacts to news Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to reinstall Glass-Steagall. "Wells Fargo is safer because it is a diversified firm" and "does not need to be broken up," he says.

  The Sound of Breaking Glass-Steagall Act

"For the life of me, I do not understand... why anyone would want to recreate the very companies that caused the past financial crisis," declared Dick Kovacevich, former chairman & CEO at Wells Fargo, sharing his views on breaking up big banks and the ...

  Major Headwinds Ahead for Banks?

Sandler O'Neil put a call to downgrade Wells Fargo ahead of bank earnings tomorrow. How might this impact the entire sector? Scott Siefers, Sandler O'Neill; and Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital provide insight on the call.

  Will the Fed Start to Taper in Q3?

CNBC's Steve Liesman digs into today's jobs data. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 195,000 and the unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent. Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas; John Silvia, Wells Fargo; and CNBC Contributors Jim Iuorio, and Jeff Kilburg; assess what...

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The logo for Wells Fargo bank is pictured in downtown Los Angeles
The logo for Wells Fargo bank is pictured in downtown Los Angeles

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Occupy Fights Foreclosures demonstrator wears a mock bloody pin in reference to Wells Fargo financial advisor Cain as he demonstrates against foreclosure practices at a Wells Fargo Bank on May Day in Los Angeles, California
Occupy Fights Foreclosures demonstrator wears a mock bloody pin in reference to Wells Fargo financial advisor Cain as he demonstrates against foreclosure practices at a Wells Fargo Bank on May Day in Los Angeles, California

An Occupy Fights Foreclosures demonstrator wears a mock bloody pin in reference to Wells Fargo financial advisor Ronald Cain as he demonstrates against foreclosure practices at a Wells Fargo Bank on May Day in Los Angeles, California May 1, 2013. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY IM