JPMorgan Chase has advised its shareholders to vote against the proposal to split up the bank. The bank warned its shareholders that the breakup proposal will not benefit its investors.
U.S. coal industry is facing tough times as one by one files Chapter 11. Due to high debts, decline in demand and stricter regulations, most have no other choice but to shut down. Lately, Peabody Energy announced that it may go bankrupt.
Alibaba plans of expanding and venturing into other business the reason it is seeking $4 billion in loans. It is already in talks with several banks and the request will be finalized by next month.
A bitcoin startup Digital Asset Holdings has received funding from major banks. It will work closely with investors on research and commercialization of bitcoin technology applications. Digital Asset said that it has raised over $50 million funding from 13 investors. The list of investors includes JPMorgan Chase & Com, Citigroup Inc, BNP Paribas SA, CME Group Inc and Accenture Plc.
JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America (BoA) and Wells Fargo earned over $6 billion from ATM service and overdraft fees. For the first time, US government in 2015 allowed banks to disclose details from ATM and overdraft fee revenues. The US banking consumers pay in the range of $4 to $5 to withdraw money from an out-of-network ATM.
When Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008, it created a global economy setback. Global financial authorities work hard to prevent it from recurring. Now, they introduced new rules for the world's biggest banks to increase their cash reserve and avoid taxpayers bailouts.
Apple has enjoyed a series of advantages of their innovative mobile payment and digital wallet service with ApplePay. However, Apple and other technology companies which dominated the mobile payment service, is now facing a serious competition from one big financial institution, JPMorgan Chase.
Barclays Plc, UK's third largest bank, is expected to announce Jes Staley, former JPMorgan Chase banker, as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Staley is believed to have accepted the offer from Barclays, according to the unconfirmed market news. The appointment is expected to be announced within two weeks. Even after the confirmation of the offer, Staley will have to get approval from Britain's financial regulator. Barclay's investment banking activity has been under pressure for some time. Choosing Staley could result in renewed focus on the investment banking.
The major banks from the US have exposure to the debt of ailing commodity giant Glencore Plc. Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley have reportedly lent $350million apiece to Glencore. North American banks contributed 20percent of the total loan exposure of Glencore. The ongoing slump in commodities market adversely impacted the Swiss-based Glencore's performance. This indicates potential alarming situation for the American banks if embattled Glencore slips into a liquidity crisis. Glencore is engaged in commodity trading and mining activities.
Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs were the top-three beneficiaries in equity trading revenues during the second quarter of 2015.
A fund managed by JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N) is in advanced talks to partner with Indian carrier SpiceJet Ltd's (SPJT.BO) co-founder for a planned $200 million investment into the cash-strapped airline, the Economic Times reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the discussions.
Five years after President Barack Obama slammed Wall Street "fat cat" bankers, some of the nation's biggest banks this week successfully lobbied Congress to roll back a hotly debated provision in the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
JPMorgan Chase has filed an application for a payment system that is similar in many ways to the controversial Bitcoin, according to a Financial Times report.
Stephen Cutler, the top lawyer for JPMorgan Chase, lashed out against government regulators in an industry conference at The Clearing House attended by both bankers and regulators.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, for the first time, closed above the psychological threshold of 16,000, extending a stock rally that had already experienced a 22% spike so far this year.
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