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Jamie Dimon

Jamie Dimon, Professional Skateboarder?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

The man President Barack Obama calls “one of the smartest bankers we’ve got,” is actually a professional X-Games skateboarder, according to some...

Jamie Dimon Still Likes Being Too Big To Fail, But His Org-Chart Shuffle Hints Otherwise

Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.26.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Jamie Dimon, famous lover of giant banks, doubled down on that love today, at least in word. But in deed he may be building an escape pod.

Elderly Couple Alleges JPMorgan Called Them 75 Times A Week

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

How many phone calls is too many? For one elderly couple, roughly 75 per week. JPMorgan Chase allegedly called John and Anna Canaday 15 to 75 time...

Here They Go Again

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

In spite of attempts to get to the bottom of the causes of the crisis and propose appropriate remedies, many recommendations that have been proposed have been stalled by both political leaders who can't seem to agree on the appropriate level of regulation.

Guys, It's Okay To Buy JPMorgan Stock Because Jamie Dimon Is Doing It Too

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is boosting his stake in the bank by 360,000 shares. A regulatory filing Friday says D...

Banks in Collusion With the Fed Shamelessly Spike Up Price of Oil/Gasoline

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Today, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be testifying before a House Financial Services Committee. Would it not be timely if he were asked about the role the Fed plays in facilitating the bank holding companies to hold sway in the oil market?

JPMorgan Raises Fraud Questions: Rising Trading Losses Top $5.8 Billion (Update)

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Questions swirl around the character and timing of Dimon's disclosures to shareholders. His public estimates of losses have been a fraction of reality, and it raises the issue of whether he has materially misled stockholders.

Casper the Friendly Ghost Can't Control Wall Street

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Casper's airy little fist packed no wallop when it came to impeding high-risk betting on Wall Street, the LIBOR lending rate manipulation or the disappearance of client money at MFGlobal. There's a much better way than Casper to catch a bankster: pay them to turn each other in.

Artist, Former Financier Renders Jamie Dimon As '70s Pornstar

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business

Few are even aware of his real name, but the subversive artwork of the artist-blogger known as William Banzai7 isn’t afraid to take dead aim at the ...

Jamie Dimon's Malign Influence On The Culture Of American Banking

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Prop trading and gambling with depositors money, together with the housing debacle, has focused the anger of the American people on Wall Street. Dimon has made himself the standout of both excesses and has used his position and the resources of his bank to exacerbate both.

Buffett: Banks Aren't Too Big

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Friday he believes JPMorgan Chase is doing the right things to deal with its multibillio...

Live Updates: JPMorgan Chase London Whale Call

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.13.2012 | Business

Welcome, people who hate sleep, to the Huffington Post live blog of JPMorgan Chase's second-quarter earnings conference call. As much fun as the morni...

JPMorgan Admits Losses Twice Initial Estimates

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI and DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase said Friday that its traders may have tried to conceal the losses from a soured bet that has embarrassed the bank and ...

Guess Who Gets A Huge Check From JPMorgan Chase Every Year

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

The relationship between JPMorgan Chase and its regulators is gaining a bit more attention these days. Plenty of people have already registered t...

Ex-JPMorgan Broker: 'It Was All About The Money, Not The Client'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business

"It was all about the money, not the client." That's according to Warren Rockmacher, a former broker at JPMorgan Chase, as quoted in a recent New Y...

How Wall Street Scams Counties Into Bankruptcy

Bloomberg View | William D. Cohan | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View: Lord knows we’ve had more than enough scandals ginned up by Wall Street over the years, and the message that banking executives p...

JPMorgan Whale Boss Walks With $21.5 Million

Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

It's a huge relief to learn that a banker can make a mistake every now and again and not have to worry about losing any money.

What a Bank Is Supposed to Do?

Bruce Judson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Business
Bruce Judson

As reports that the JPMorgan Chase trading debacle may lead to losses of $9 billion, it's critical that our nation understand what is, and is not, acceptable behavior for a bank in our capitalist economy.

JPMorgan Trading Loss Reportedly May Reach $9 Billion

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- JPMorgan Chase stock declined more than 2 percent on Thursday, making it one of the worst-performing banks, after a published report said ...

Banks Submit Living Wills

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Business

* Plans must show how to close bank safely * Public goal: Stop too-big-to-fail bailouts * Possible resul...

Wall Street's City Bid-Rigging Racket: Who Ran It? How Many Billions Are Missing? Where's the Investigation?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.26.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A recent court case proves what many of us have long suspected: Big banks have been ripping off this nation's towns and cities for years in an old-fashioned racketeering scam.

The Waffling and Half-Truths of Jamie Dimon

Anthony Badami | Posted 08.26.2012 | Business
Anthony Badami

When Dimon couldn't deny, he would dissemble, making the job of the already over-stretched and under-informed lawmakers even more difficult. But there were still a few moments of illumination.

Robin Hood Tax: Economic Justice

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The American Robin Hoods are seeking economic justice. They want Congress to resurrect the financial transactions tax. Britain, home of Robin Hood, already charges a form of it. Ten European Union countries plan to institute it. America needs it.

Alan Greenspan Tells It Like It Isn't

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.24.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Greenspan sprung to the aid of the Wall Street Mafia by proclaiming loud and clear there is no need to return to the Glass-Steagall Act and all it would imply in restricting the proprietary trading of banks: "Glass-Steagall was never a useful vehicle."

How to Fight Wall Street -- and Transform a Nation

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Many Americans re-adopted a mythology about wealth that had been discredited and abandoned by most of the world in the 20th century. We need to transform ourselves, remove the blinders, and see things as they really are.