Banks Video: Shrinking investment bank saps SocGen profits Add to ... Reuters Published Wednesday, Aug. 01, 2012 7:23AM EDT Last updated Wednesday, Aug. 01, 2012 7:23AM EDT French bank Societe Generale reports a worse-than-expected 42 per cent drop in second-quarter earnings, hit by one-off write-downs on U.S. fund unit TCW and Russian subsidiary Rosbank. Watch More Video: Gold rallies to a 15-month high — here's how to play the rally BCE expands footprint in western Canada Cruise ship embarks on historic trip from Miami to Havana Puerto Rico debt deadline looms Sanders criticizes corporate greed at Indiana rally This week in business: Cineplex releases its earnings Where can I buy expensive clothing on the cheap? Hudbay CEO on the miner's latest results Canada GDP shrank 0.1% in February Euro zone growth outstrips U.S., U.K. Brexit vote too close to call? Rovi buying TiVo for $1.1-billion Market Call Tonight: Top Picks from Campbell, Lee & Ross's Bruce Campbell Auto industry at a crossroads? Can luxury purchases be an investment? Emigration and Portugal's ghost villages Big Pharma gets small boost in China Days of looting in Venezuela Jobless rate shows Spain's ugly side Here’s why Bombardier needed that Delta deal Comments AA More Related to this Story Top Picks Video: BNN Market Call's top picks Past Picks Video: BNN Market Call's past picks Economy Video: Bernanke to wave his magic wand?