Americans are feeling more secure about their own finances with stock and home values rising, even as a growing number say the country is headed down the wrong track, according to a Bloomberg National Poll.
Moore Capital Management LLC, the hedge fund that had boosted its JPMorgan Chase & Co. investment earlier this year, joined other firms in selling the bank’s shares following a multibillion-dollar trading loss.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s record $13 billion deal to end U.S. probes of its mortgage-bond sales would free the nation’s largest bank from mounting civil disputes with the government while leaving a criminal inquiry unresolved.
Jamie Dimon will seek to restore investor confidence this week after a trading loss wiped out $39 billion of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s market value and marred his reputation as one of the industry’s best risk managers.
The biggest U.S. banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. are lending the smallest portion of their deposits in five years as cash floods in from savers and a slow economy damps demand from borrowers.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., enmeshed in legal battles with regulators, U.S. agencies and clients, agreed with 21 institutional investors to pay $4.5 billion to resolve claims the bank sold faulty mortgage securities.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s tentative agreement to pay a record $13 billion to end civil claims over its sales of mortgage bonds, a deal that won’t absolve the bank of potential criminal liability, hasn’t shaken some investors’ faith in Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon.
Bank of America Corp. , hit by last month’s disclosure of a potential $10 billion charge tied to new regulations, may add $13 billion to its book value when it posts gains from a Chinese bank stake for the first time in October.