The biggest U.S. bank by assets posted a drop in 4Q profit, hit by legal costs from government probes and as it set aside more money to cover bad loans.
U.S. equity futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street as bank earnings season kicks off for the fourth quarter with JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, and as global growth worries hit European markets.
JPMorgan Chase, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, reported a 7 percent drop in fourth quarter earnings Wednesday, coming short of what analysts estimated.
A top Al-Qaeda official from the network's Yemen branch on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the deadly attack at Charlie Hebdo in Paris last week, according to media reports.
In an emotional act of defiance, Charlie Hebdo resurrected its irreverent and often provocative newspaper Tuesday, featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover that drew immediate criticism and threats of more violence.
The 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will feature a star-studded lineup including Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons and Kendrick Lamar.
Ben Affleck and David Fincher are reteaming for a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's "Strangers on a Train." On the heels of their box-office hit "Gone Girl," the star and the director will reunite for a film based on the 1951 classic in which two strangers meet on a train and conspire to carry out murders for one another.
The new College Football Playoff succeeded in drawing a larger television audience to the championship game.