BofA To Cut 2,000 Jobs | Roland Martin Reports

BofA To Cut 2,000 Jobs

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Amid the banking industry’s relentless belt-tightening, even Bank of America Corp.’s moneymakers aren’t safe.

The Charlotte, N.C., company is planning about 2,000 staff cuts in its investment banking, commercial banking and non-U.S. wealth-management units, said people familiar with the situation. Those operations were vastly expanded with Bank of America’s 2009 purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co.

The reductions are significant because of whom they target: the high-earning employees whose efforts helped Merrill Lynch account for the bulk of Bank of America’s profit since the financial crisis.

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