Wells Fargo & Company is a financial and bank holding company. Its principal business is to act as a holding company for its subsidiaries. The Company is a diversified financial services company. It has three operating segments: Community Banking, Wholesale Banking and Wealth, and Brokerage and Retirement. The Company provides retail, commercial and corporate banking services through banking stores and offices, the Internet and other distribution channels to individuals, businesses and institutions in all around 50 states, the District of Columbia and in other countries. The Company provides other financial services, such as wholesale banking, mortgage banking, consumer finance, equipment leasing, agricultural finance, commercial finance, securities brokerage and investment banking, insurance agency and brokerage services, computer and data processing services, trust services, investment advisory services, mortgage-backed securities servicing and venture capital investment.