The Wachovia corporate headquarters in Charlotte

 
The Wachovia corporate headquarters in Charlotte
The Wachovia corporate headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, October 22, 2008. Wachovia Corp reported a third-quarter loss of $23.9 billion on Wednesday, a record quarterly deficit for a banking company in the global credit crisis, underscoring the challenges Wells Fargo & Co faces when it acquires the big lender. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES)