The increase in third-quarter earnings was mainly attributable to a $3.2 billion decline in noninterest expenses.
The fraud involved real estate tax lien certificates that the broker told clients would earn 6% to 9% annually.
Business spending on equipment and investment in home construction helped boost third-quarter GDP growth.
TPG and Leonard Green & Partners unload Petco, for the second time.
But total housing inventory at the end of last month was 4.5% lower than one year ago, according to the NAR.
The deal values the German ATM maker at a 35% premium to its mid-October share price.
The companies predict the combined entity would have more than $25 billion in operating cash flow starting in 2018.
The White House has threatened a veto of the FORM Act, saying it would compromise the Federal Reserve's independence.
The bank could step up its $1 trillion bond buying program with inflation still stubbornly below its 2% target.