Topic: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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  • Stocks slip on weak earnings

    Stocks fell on Wall Street Thursday after disappointing earnings from a range of companies. Commodities stocks held steady following a wild couple of days.

  • Worst lapse in years: Fed probes early release of minutes

    More than 100 people received Federal Reserve policy minutes some 24 hours before their scheduled release. Federal Reserve and federal regulators are looking to see if any stocks or other securities were traded based on the information. 

  • Stocks rise; Dow hits another record

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Tuesday with the Dow Jones industrial average closing at another record high. Materials and energy stocks led the gains following a surge in prices for commodities like copper.

  • Stocks edge higher ahead of earnings season

    Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Monday as traders turned their focus to US corporate earnings reports. Better-than-expected earnings reports from Alcoa helped push stocks higher.

  • Stocks rise; Best Buy jumps 16 percent

    Stocks ended higher on Wall Street Thursday, regaining half of its plunge the day before, as buyers returned to the market. Among stocks making big moves, electronics retailer Best Buy jumped $3.48, or 16 percent, to $25.13.

  • Opinion Liberal hypocrisy on Bloomberg's moneyed fight for gun control

    President Obama heads to Colorado today in his push for gun control – a cause NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent millions to support. Liberals who usually oppose the influence of money in politics are now praising Bloomberg. Such hypocrisy undermines their cause.

  • Stocks rise on burst of hiring

    Stocks rose on Wall Street Friday on news that US employers added 236,000 jobs last month. Stocks have also been boosted by continuing economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve.

  • Stocks rise on drop in unemployment

    Stocks closed up on Wall Street Thursday on the latest evidence that hiring is picking up. Optimism that the housing market is recovering is also pushing stocks higher.

  • Home sales: Is a 'seller's market' pending? (+video)

    Pending home sales and existing home sales are rising, which is shrinking the inventories of available homes. Some experts are now saying the unthinkable: A seller's market is pending. 

  • JPMorgan cuts 19,000 jobs, calls it a good sign

    JPMorgan cuts 15,000 jobs from its troubled mortgage sector, citing healthier home mortgages. The other 4,000 job cuts come from consumer banking.