- Yahoo Finance
Wells Fargo was an American banking company based in San Francisco, California that was acquired by Norwest Corporation in 1998. During the California Gold Rush in early 1848 at Sutter's Mill near Coloma, California, financiers and entrepreneurs from all over North America and the world flocked to California, drawn by the promise of huge profits.
From exchanging gold coins for paper checks to enabling online transactions, we’re continually innovating so our customers can get ahead. On March 18, 1852, our founders—Henry Wells and William G. Fargo—built an innovative start-up to help customers build businesses and manage money in a rapidly changing world.
Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors. Wells Fargo Advisors is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC (WFCS) and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC, Members SIPC, separate registered broker-dealers and non-bank affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company.
Wells Fargo in Laredo, Texas Henry Wells and William G. Fargo, who founded American Express along with John Butterfield, formed Wells Fargo & Company in 1852 to provide "express" and banking services to California, which was growing rapidly due to the California Gold Rush.
In 1852, the year of its founding, Wells Fargo & Co. opened its first international office in Panama, a key gold rush transit point between oceans. Customers relied on Wells Fargo and its appointed Panama agents, the banking firm of Hurtado y Hermanos, to safely transport tons of gold from California across the Isthmus of Panama.
1852 aschaeffer 2019-03-20T16:39:26-07:00. Posted on November 28, 2018 ... people turn to Wells Fargo to get money, news, and more. Read more about the founders.
Wells Fargo Bank 1852 White MOLLIE & Billie Horse Stuffed Animal Plush 16” Lot 2 $12.99 + $9.45 shipping+ $9.45 shipping+ $9.45 shipping Legendary Wells Fargo Horse Plush Baby Stuffed Mini Pony Toy 7” Nyc Rare $13.00 + $5.50 shipping+ $5.50 shipping+ $5.50 shipping Wells Fargo Bank Brown Rose Parade Maggie Horse Plush Stuffed Pony Toy 2008 $15.99
1852. They and other investors established Wells, Fargo & Company in March 1852 to handle the banking and express business prompted by the California Gold Rush. 1855. In the decade following 1855, Wells Fargo expanded into the staging business with overland routes from Missouri and the Midwest to the Rockies and the Far West. 1861.
It is one of the most valuable bank brands.   Wells Fargo, in its present form, is a result of a merger between the original Wells Fargo & Company and Minneapolis -based Norwest Corporation...