More on Bank of America (BAC) Q1 earnings: Cost-cutting efforts paying off, with non-interest...

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More on Bank of America (BAC) Q1 earnings: Cost-cutting efforts paying off, with non-interest expense of $18.15B off nearly $1B from a year ago (total income is $2.6B) - headcount of 262.8K vs. 278.7K a year ago. Net interest income of $10.9B, down from $11.1B a year ago, thanks to lower loan balances and low rates - NIM of 2.43% vs. 2.51% a year ago. Credit loss provision of $906M, up $29M Y/Y "as improvement in portfolio trends have stabilized." $25M in mortgage loans funded - nearly all refinances - up 56% Y/Y. Shares flat. (PR)