More on the BofA (BAC -0.9%) settlement: The $2.43B payment will be covered by existing...

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More on the BofA (BAC -0.9%) settlement: The $2.43B payment will be covered by existing litigation reserves and Q3 litigation expenses of $1.6B. Additionally, the bank expects Q3 pre-tax earnings to take a $1.9B hit as improving credit spreads force a DVA. The bank also tosses in an $800M charge thanks to U.K. corporate tax changes. All told, the expected hit to Q3 EPS is $0.28/share (the bank earned $0.19 in Q2). Previous (I, II).