Shares of Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB) of Cincinnati closed at $12.54 Friday, down 1% year-to-date, following an 11% decline during 2011.
What does consistent profitability growth mean for the U.S. economy if sales gains are shrinking? To keep the current expansion going, the government will need to figure out the answer.
Wells Fargo is continuing to work to improve its relationship with customers and restore its reputation.
After a brutal early April selloff, shares of Wells Fargo have reached an important support zone.
Consumer spending looks OK, judging by the earnings from several financials.