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Wall Street : Opinion Brief
JPMorgan Chase's botched trading loss is now estimated at $9 billion, which may call CEO Jamie Dimon's future into question.

JPMorgan's $9 billion loss: Proof the mega-bank threatens the economy?

The financial giant's loss from a single trade is swelling to gargantuan proportions, casting doubt on CEO Jamie Dimon's claims that his company is safe and sound

 
Wall Street : The List
The Morgan Stanley headquarters in New York: Moody's downgraded the bank's credit rating by two notches Thursday. The bank was braced for an even more severe three-notch reduction.

The sweeping credit downgrades for mega-banks: 4 takeaways

Moody's downgrades 15 of the world's largest banks, putting increased pressure on the financial industry as it struggles with severe economic headwinds

 
Wall Street : The List
"No, we're not too big to fail," JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told a congressional panel on Tuesday, before qualifying, "I don't think there's any chance we're going to fail."

Jamie Dimon on the hot seat: 3 key moments from his House testimony

The head of JPMorgan Chase fends off attacks on Wall Street, and tries to dismiss concerns that his mega-bank is too big to fail

 
Wall Street : Opinion Brief
Former Goldman Sachs board member Rajat Gupta, who was found guilty Friday, is among the most prominent corporate executives convicted of insider trading.

Rajat Gupta's insider trading conviction: Will it curb Wall Street crime?

Gupta's fall from the top echelons of finance could reverberate throughout the industry, which is already coming under increased scrutiny from the feds

 
Wall Street : Opinion Brief
At times during Jamie Dimon's Senate hearing on Wednesday, the JPMorgan CEO aggressively criticized Congress' efforts at regulatory reform.

Did the Senate go too easy on Jamie Dimon?

The Wall Street titan was hauled before senators to answer questions about a massive trade gone awry — and smashed their softballs out of the park

 
Wall Street : The List
JPMorgan Chase chief Jamie Dimon says the bank's board will review every single person involved in the company's $2 billion trading loss.

'Dead wrong' Jamie Dimon: 4 takeaways from the banker's Senate testimony

The chief of banking giant JPMorgan Chase apologizes for a $2 billion trading loss, but adamantly insists that government regulation is not the answer

 
Wall Street : Analysis
Protesters outside the annual Bank of America shareholders meeting in North Carolina: The PR teams of the country's biggest banks have had their work cut out for them this year.

Wall Street's rough year: 5 ways banks have shamed themselves

The embarrassing financial crisis is practically ancient history, but the country's banking titans are still finding ways to infuriate ordinary people

 
Wall Street : Opinion Brief
A protester stands outside the annual JPMorgan stockholders meeting Tuesday: Some observers argue that government watchdogs would need God-like powers to regulate such mega-banks effectively.

JPMorgan's billion-dollar loss: Time to break up the big banks?

A handful of mega-banks dotting the financial landscape are too big to fail, putting taxpayers and the global economy at risk every time they stumble

 
Wall Street : Controversy
A $2 billion trading loss that JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dillon initially dismissed as a "tempest in a teapot" wiped out $13 billion from the company's value the day after it was revealed.

Did JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon break the law?

The mega-bank's stock is plunging, its reputation has been battered, and now the Justice Department is investigating whether it committed a crime

 
Wall Street : Burning Question
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon: Does he even understand the increasingly complex computer games his own bank is playing?

JPMorgan's $2 billion loss: Time to fire CEO Jamie Dimon?

The nation's largest bank is scrambling to contain the fallout from a risky bet gone wrong, but some say the purge has to start at the top

 
Wall Street : Opinion Brief
Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JP Morgan Chase and Co, attributes his firm's $2 billion loss to "errors, sloppiness, and bad judgment."

JPMorgan's shocking $2 billion loss: Proof we need stronger financial reform?

Four years after the financial crisis, another major bank gets caught making huge, risky bets that went sour. Critics say it's time for a serious crackdown

 
Wall Street : Analysis
By the end of January 2008, President Obama had raised well over $7 million from Wall Street moguls, but by January of this year he had raised just $2.4 million.

Has Obama been too tough on Wall Street?

The president is losing the support of financial titans, who complain that Obama has demonized their industry. But critics of the 1 percent aren't shedding any tears

 
Wall Street : Instant Guide
After Citigroup shares dropped 44 percent last year, investors are demanding to know why CEO Vikram Pandit should be rewarded with a hefty bonus package.

How Citigroup shareholders smacked down their CEO's massive bonus

Though the bank endured a painful stock drop last year, Vikram Pandit stood to collect a huge pay package. Not so fast, said shareholders

 
Wall Street : Opinion Brief
Traders signal offers in the pit of the Chicago Board Options Exchange: A different Chicago-based futures exchange was denied the right to take bets on the outcome of the 2012 election.

Should investors be allowed to bet on the 2012 election?

Investors complain after the feds bar them from trading contracts that pay off, or don't, depending on which candidate wins the White House

 
Wall Street : Opinion Brief
New York's financial district: Interest rates remain at an all-time low, and big banks are eagerly trying to profit on their ability to borrow money for free.

Is Wall Street hooked on the Fed's 'monetary morphine'?

Stock markets jump every time the central bank hints that it will continue to support the economy, and some say the Fed is creating a a dangerous dependency

 
Wall Street : Instant Guide
A NYSE trader: BATS Global Marketing made its mark Friday with a majorly mishandled IPO that has been chocked up to computer problem.

BATS Global Markets: The 'spectacularly botched' IPO

America's third-largest stock exchange saw its own shares plunge on the first day of trading — along with its reputation

 
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