BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Much of the money pumped into the economy over the past two years was aimed at getting the likes of Citigroup ( C), Bank of America ( BAC) and Credit Suisse ( CS) to start lending again.
The stock sell-off continues.
American Express shares fall in after-hours trading amid mixed fourth-quarter financial results.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls for its fifth straight session on Thursday, further distancing itself from recent records, in the countdown to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.
There could be a major windfall for Fortune 500 companies.