| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:44 PM
NEW YORK — Massive legal payouts didn't just cost JPMorgan Chase & Co. billions last year. They also cost the Wall Street giant its title as America's most profitable bank.
After weathering a barrage of legal and regulatory assaults in 2013, the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Let’s give New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie the benefit of the doubt for a minute.
Let’s say he was blindsided by his very close staff and truly knew nothing about the politically contrived four-day traffic jam that has marred his reputation,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Never let it be said that Pope Francis doesn't know how to bring the battle to the battleground. In an address to the CEOs and assorted financial hangers-on gathered this week in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum, he admonished...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:21 PM
WASHINGTON — Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined the chair of JPMorgan Chase as the firm announced a five-year, $250 million effort to close the “skills gap” to curb unemployment in urban areas in the U.S. and Europe.
Chicago is among...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Weakness in the mortgage and bond-trading businesses socked JPMorgan Chase & Co. with disappointing first-quarter earnings, a signal that the start of this year was a tough time for the banking industry.
JPMorgan, the nation's largest bank, is trying to...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
CBS has "The Big Bang Theory" and its boss has an astronomical paycheck.
Leslie Moonves, the network's chief executive, was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday. That was...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:37 PM
OK, so what's the story on the sudden surge of banks in our town?
Big, hairy ones. The ones we bailed out after they caused the crash and who thanked us by collectively growing 30% bigger and gobbling up the weak.
Four new banks have come to town...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:28 AM
WASHINGTON -- A public interest group on Monday sued the Justice Department over last year’s record $13-billion settlement with JPMorgan Chase & Co., arguing the deal to resolve investigations into faulty mortgage investments was unconstitutional...
| Feb 12, 2014
Re "Errors could hurt college bound," Feb. 10
Such a simple word as "errors" diminishes the severity of purposely concealing grave misconduct by college applicants. The 11 Orange County students recently expelled from their high school over the cheating...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Call it a tale of two sides of the capitalist system: JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon got $20 million for being CEO in 2013; each Oakland Raiderette got $1,250 for kicking up her heels in the same year.
The Raiderettes are suing; presumably,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:17 PM
For all the mixed messages from the Fed and the uncertainty that has roiled financial markets recently, one thing looks very clear: The era of declining interest rates is over.
After three decades in which borrowing costs for Americans have pretty...