For the fourth straight trading session, U.S. stocks climbed on news that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) and other companies beat quarterly expectations.
Further developments out of Ukraine could weigh heavily on the markets today. That said, it’s a busy day for earnings, so let’s get to the five stories you need to know to make your day profitable.
Last week Bank of America (BofA) got slammed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for fraudulent marketing and sales of “add-on” products.
The CFPB found that they had ripped off credit card customers by selling them identity theft protection and credit protection programs, without ever actually providing much of anything.
Read all about BofA’s shady marketing practices… the other banks that have also engaged in fraud…
Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) will report 2014′s first-quarter earnings after the bell today (Wednesday), and analysts are predicting earnings per share (EPS) of $6.39 on revenue of $15.5 billion.