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JPMorgan 1Q Earnings 2010: Bank Pulls In $3.3B On Trading Gains

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co. reported a $3.3 billion first-quarter profit on big gains in the financial markets even as the Obama administrat...

Shahien Nasiripour

JPMorgan Chase, Citing Sanctity Of Contracts, Argues Against Mortgage Modifications

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With millions of homeowners losing their homes to foreclosure during this recession, megabank JPMorgan Chase plans to argue against the Obama administ...

JPMorgan Chase Profits from Destruction in Appalachia

Gloria Reuben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gloria Reuben

JPMorgan Chase's success is based, in part, on being the largest underwriter of coal companies that engage in mountaintop removal coal mining, which has turned countless Appalachian communities into ghost towns.

Syracuse Students Protest JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's Commencement Speech

Daily Orange | Kathleen Ronayne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

About 30 students gathered in Schine Student Center's Panasci Lounge on Wednesday to form a plan of action to remove JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Execut...

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Takes On Washington

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, has decided that battling financial regulation is now one of his prime responsibilities. That, at least, is the pict...

JPMorgan Gets a Splinter in its Pinky

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Hilarious news comes today that JPMorgan Chase was socked with a "record" fine from the United Kingdom Financial Services Authority -- for $49 million.

Jamie Dimon: The Most Dangerous Man In America

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

There are two kinds of bankers to fear. The first is incompetent and runs a big bank. The second type of banker is much more dangerous. This person runs a big bank and -- here's the danger -- makes it even bigger.

Jamie Dimon Blasts 'Demonization' Of Big Banks In Annual Shareholder Letter

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In his annual letter to shareholders, Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, criticized the "demonization" of big banks and argued for the economic b...

Lehman Sues JPMorgan Over 2008 Collapse

HuffingtonPost/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Update: FOX Business News reports that a JP Morgan senior bank official has called the Lehman Brothers suit a 'total waste of f-----g time." The ...

Most Valuable CEOs In Finance: Jamie Dimon Tops Bloomberg Markets' Ranking

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Shareholders who dish out millions to an elite CEO should of course expect a lot in return. The CEO who provided the best bang for the buck, according...

Leo Strine, critic at large

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

That everyone is a media critic these days is something of a truism. But when criticism comes from as unlikely a quarter as Delaware's Court of Chance...

Syracuse Graduation: A Protest Deflated

Brian Amaral | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian Amaral

The supposed student uprising at Syracuse University landed with a predictable and pathetic thud on Sunday, as only a handful of the 4,000 graduating students took off their caps and gowns in the planned symbolic protest of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's commencement speech.

American Women to Dodd: Size Matters

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Bottari

As women and as taxpayers, we are writing to tell Senator Dodd that size matters. As he gets ready to take up bank reform in committee next week, we need to talk.

Sex Doll Crashes Jamie Dimon Commencement Speech (VIDEO)

Jett Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jett Wells

The Jamie Dimon controversy was a bust, but not without some entertaining moments after the JPMorgan CEO finished his commencement speech at Syracuse University.

Former Bear Stearns CEO: Ask My Boss How I Feel About Financial Reform (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

How does the iconic Wall Street exec -- and former Bear Stearns CEO -- Alan "Ace" Greenberg Feel about Dodd's latest financial bill? In an intervi...

Have Faith

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reverend Billy

We've seen the failure of saving the earth through shopping, lawsuits and compromising with Wal-Mart. Faith is far deeper -- and it's what we need to counter a man-made apocalypse.

FDL Launches "Students, Not Banks" Campaign

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jane Hamsher

Student lending reform could have passed the Senate long ago, but because it had to wait on health care, the lobbyists have had plenty of time to chip away at the Senate. But colleges across the country can't wait another year for relief.

Is Vikram Pandit in Favor of Real Reform?

James Kwak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Kwak

Testifying today before the TARP Congressional Oversight Panel, Vikram Pandit claimed that Citigroup is on the side of the angels -- in this case, the side of real financial reform.

California's Debt: Now Riskier Than Kazakhstan's - And A Bigger Worry Than Greece?

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just how dangerous is California's budget crisis? Extremely dangerous, according to two recent evaluations of California's debt by financial indust...

Shahien Nasiripour

Housing Woes To Continue, More Losses Coming

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The nation's second-largest bank expects the number of delinquent home loans to skyrocket over the next year, echoing analysts' expectations of a gloo...

Goldman Sachs Executives Sold Off SharesFire Sale of 2008

nytimes.com | WILLIAM D. COHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Obama lavished praise on "savvy" Wall Street bankers last week, but "one wonders if the president would be a bit more begrudging," William C...

Dimon Said His Bear Stearns Sticky Bombs Are Worse Than Geithner's

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Taxpayer subsidized cheap funding and looser accounting standards have allowed our largest banks to keep their Dorian Gray financial pictures behind a curtain and out of public sight.

"JPMorgan" Shows Us the 'Volcker Rule' Is All Hat and No Cattle While the Administration and Congress Fiddle Away

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

We have a situation where, in essence, government protected/guaranteed funds will be used as chips to play big time casino at the commodity roulette table.

Could Bankers Turn the Tables on Obama in 2012?

Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Gasparino

For all the talk about Obama's grassroots fundraising prowess, it may have been Wall Street funds that gave him the edge in 2008. There are now signs that those funds may not be there for him in 2012.

The Greed Olympics: Banks and Insurers Battle for the Gold

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter Dreier

As the Greed Olympics heats up, it is time for Americans to stop being spectators. The President and Congress shouldn't be the only ones judging the competition and handing out the medals.