Some are saying it was extortion. Others are saying it was unfair. But Jamie Dimon, the head of the U.S.'s largest bank, knows what he is doing.
FORTUNE -- A lot of people are questioning whether JPMorgan Chase's reported fine of $13 billion to settle claims that it misled investors in mortgage bonds is excessive. It would, after all, be the largest settlement any single bank has ever paid to regulators.
But MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - Oct 21, 2013 3:40 PM ET
Did Jamie Dimon just make another mistake in JPMorgan's legal battles?
FORTUNE -- On Friday, JPMorgan said that it had put aside $23 billion to cover future fines and legal bills. Even beyond the size, the disclosure was an unusual one. Banks don't typically say how much they have to cover legal bills. And it's the first time that JPMorgan has ever disclosed the number.
Bank executives have long said they won't MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - Oct 11, 2013 2:36 PM ET
Unlike today's problems, tomorrow's headaches can't be cured by writing a few checks.
FORTUNE -- People tend to spend way too much time worrying about what's in the headlines and not enough time worrying about things, buried in small type, that are less obvious but lots more important. Today's case in point: J.P. Morgan Chase.
JPM (JPM), as we'll call it, has been playing the role of piñata for plaintiffs and regulators MOREAllan Sloan, senior editor-at-large - Oct 9, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Why haven't JPMorgan's legal issues done more to dent the stock?
FORTUNE -- Call him the Teflon Dimon.
On Thursday, the day after news broke that JPMorgan Chase may have to pay the government at least $11 billion in fines -- the largest single financial fine in history -- its shares rose. Perhaps one of the biggest oddities of JPMorgan's past year and a half is how the stock has done. Despite MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - Sep 27, 2013 11:08 AM ET
Jamie Dimon's bank potentially faces new charges related to its Chinese and mortgage operations.
FORTUNE -- JPMorgan Chase is emerging from the London Whale trading incident relatively unscathed. Even so, the bank is far from out of the water when it comes to its lingering legal issues.
It's newest potential headache: bribery. In the bank's most recent quarterly filing, JPMorgan said it had received questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission about MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - Aug 19, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Lots of people at JPMorgan worked together to hide losses from investors and regulators. Only two of them may be going to jail.
FORTUNE -- Long live the Whale.
The most fascinating thing about the government's charge that JPMorgan Chase employees committed fraud in connection with the bank's $6 billion trading loss, and the one that will have the largest reverberations for Wall Street, is not who is being charged, but who MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - Aug 14, 2013 3:31 PM ET
At Fortune's Global Forum, JPMorgan's CEO said markets will be "scary" until a normal interest rate environment returns.
By Megan Barnett
FORTUNE -- It's going to be scary out there in the markets until we reach a more normal interest rate environment. That was the message delivered by JPMorgan (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon to delegates at the Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu, China on Thursday.
"It's a different world when central banks are MOREJun 6, 2013 5:15 AM ET
Most of the big banks say they will make money from rising rates. They can't all be right.
FORTUNE -- Interest rates have been rising lately. And a lot of people are nervous about what will happen when the Federal Reserve stops buying bonds in the next year or so. Warren Buffett is watching. One group of people not among the rate worrywarts: Bank CEOs. Nearly every bank executive seems to MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - Jun 3, 2013 5:00 AM ET
The highly anticipated JPMorgan shareholder meeting felt more like a lunch gathering of a local Toastmasters than Ground Zero of the governance movement.
By Jennifer Reingold, senior editor
FORTUNE -- It was just another beautiful day in Tampa. The sun shone, birds sang, and the manicured lawn at the suburban campus of JPMorgan Chase sparkled as though it had never been touched by shoes before. It probably hadn't before Tuesday morning, MOREMay 21, 2013 1:11 PM ET
To sway shareholders on next week's chairman vote, Jamie Dimon's supporters say focus on the bank's bottom line. They're hoping you will miss some accounting moves that have significantly boosted profits.
FORTUNE -- Jamie Dimon likes to talk about JPMorgan Chase's fortress balance sheet. What's a little more shaky is the bank's income statement.
Next Tuesday, at its annual meeting in Tampa, JPMorgan (JPM) will reveal the results of a shareholder vote MOREStephen Gandel, senior editor - May 16, 2013 10:42 AM ET
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