A customer exits a Wells Fargo bank branch in Los Angeles. The Federal Reserve conducts exams to determine whether large lenders have enough capital to withstand another dire economic slump. This year, Charlotte-based Bank of America exceeded the 5 percent minimum for top-tier capital by more than it did last year, while Wells Fargo and BB&T posted lower percentages than the year before.
A customer exits a Wells Fargo bank branch in Los Angeles. The Federal Reserve conducts exams to determine whether large lenders have enough capital to withstand another dire economic slump. This year, Charlotte-based Bank of America exceeded the 5 percent minimum for top-tier capital by more than it did last year, while Wells Fargo and BB&T posted lower percentages than the year before. Reed Saxon AP
A customer exits a Wells Fargo bank branch in Los Angeles. The Federal Reserve conducts exams to determine whether large lenders have enough capital to withstand another dire economic slump. This year, Charlotte-based Bank of America exceeded the 5 percent minimum for top-tier capital by more than it did last year, while Wells Fargo and BB&T posted lower percentages than the year before. Reed Saxon AP

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