Gretchen Morgenson

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As the stock market hits the highest level it's ever been, President Trump is celebrating what's often used as a measure of the US economy. But the devil is always in the details.

The president and the economy: winners and losers

As the stock market hits the highest level it's ever been, President Trump is celebrating what's often used as a measure of the US economy. But the devil is always in the details.

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Wells Fargo’s board  will force  CEO John Stumpf to give up $41 million in stock options.

Is Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf getting off easy?

Wells Fargo’s board will force CEO John Stumpf to give up $41 million in stock options.

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California-based Wells Fargo Bank with its folksy stage-coach logo is being accused of highway robbery.

Wells Fargo Bank Sued by L.A.

California-based Wells Fargo Bank with its folksy stage-coach logo is being accused of highway robbery.

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