Banking giant Citigroup Inc. announced Monday that it plans to trim approximately 50,000 more jobs as it struggles to steady itself after suffering massive losses from deteriorating debt.
Question/Comment: If banks do not have money to lend, how can Citicorp, Wells Fargo, etc. come up with billions to purchase failing banks and finance firms? Paul Solman: They aren’t forking over any cash. “Purchase” means subsume. Wachovia becomes part…
By PBS NewsHour
Wachovia Corp. changed course on a buyout deal Friday, agreeing to be acquired by Wells Fargo & Co. in a $15.1 billion all-stock deal, reversing an earlier agreement to be acquired by Citigroup.
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