National City Corp.'s stock price plunged Tuesday after the Cleveland company announced that fourth-quarter and full-year earnings will be short of expectations.

Though the $85 billion-asset banking company attributed the shortfall to rising interest rates, other bank stocks were unscathed Tuesday after the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate by one-quarter of a percentage point, to 5.5%, and its discount rate by the same amount, to 5%.

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