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BofA Boss Reluctantly Bags Bonuses

Bridling at political pressure, Lewis nixes cash for top execs

(Newser) - Despite being rankled by political pressure to forgo bonuses for himself and other top Bank of America execs, CEO Kenneth Lewis has asked the board to withhold bonuses for 2008, reports the Wall Street Journal. The company saw its stock fall 66% in 2008 and 3rd-quarter profits plunge 68%, and... More »

Bank of America Doubles Stake in Chinese Bank

Shells out $7B while slashing jobs, taking bailout funds

(Newser) - Bank of America will inject $7 billion into China Construction Bank Corp, Bloomberg reports, nearly doubling its stake in the bank even as it slashes jobs and accepts government bailout money. CCB is down 45% over the past six months, and BoA CEO Ken Lewis is getting a 32% premium... More »

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