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Wells Fargo Shares Slump as Pain From Lower Rates Sets In

  • Bank’s net interest income drops to lowest in three years
  • Revenue was little changed, defying expectations for a decline
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Bill Smead of Smead Capital and Bloomberg Intelligence’s Alison Williams examine Wells Fargo 2Q earnings.Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
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Wells Fargo & Co. is already feeling the sting of falling rates.

Net interest income, the difference between what the bank charges borrowers and what it pays depositors, fell to the lowest since 2016. That brought the net interest margin to a lower-than-expected 2.82%.