(Updated with closing stock prices.)
Big banks were making headlines on Wednesday, with
Bank of America
receiving lower-than-expected bids for its
Columbia Management business
expanding its partnership with
to include a loan marketing venture.
Bank of America closed down 15 cents, or 1.1%, at $13.05; Citigroup closed flat at $2.97; and Morgan Stanley lost 15 cents to $28.36.
In earnings news,
its fourth quarter
on Wednesday morning, with earnings of $358 million, or $1.07 a share, up from 53 cents a share in the same quarter last year and beating analyst estimates for 81 cents a share.
General Mills added $2.16, or 3.9%, to $58.18 on Wednesday.
And the newspaper business took another hit with reports that publisher
, due to declining revenue, will
Gannett added 9 cents, 2.5%, to close at $3.66 on Wednesday.
With this in mind, we thought we'd take a look at what
about some of the stocks in the news.
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