Countrywide reported third-quarter profit rose 2 percent, less than analysts expected, as demand for home loans slumped. The company’s shares surged higher on plans to lay off more than 2,500 employees and buy back up to $2.5 billion of stock, and as higher profits in other units, including Countrywide Bank, cushioned the mortgage decline.
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