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JPMorgan Works to Avert Split of Chief and Chairman Roles

Original publication date: 
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 18:07

JPMorgan Chase is working behind the scenes to avert a major potential embarrassment.

Pandit, a Low-Paid C.E.O. Among Wall Street Peers

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 15:58

Vikram S. Pandit worked as Citigroup‘s chief executive for just under five years. But during that time, he earned a good deal less than what other Wall Street chieftains made.

There are a number of ways to look at Mr. Pandit’s compensation from 2007 through 2011, according to an analysis that the research firm Equilar performed for DealBook.

Citigroup’s Chief Resigns in Surprise Step

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 21:32

Weeks before Vikram S. Pandit’s surprise resignation on Tuesday as chief executive of Citigroup, the banking giant’s powerful chairman, Michael E. O’Neill, was privately huddling with other board members to plan how to replace him, according to several people briefed on the talks.

Old Banks, New Lending Tricks

Lenders haven't sworn off risky financial products. They've come up with a slew of new ones
Original publication date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 (All day)

That didn't take long. The economy hasn't yet recovered from the implosion of risky investments that led to the worst recession in decades—and already some of the world's biggest banks are peddling a new generation of dicey products to corporations, consumers, and investors.

The FDIC's Gift to Banks

The agency's plan to raise roughly $45 billion to help dodge a cash crunch also offers a way for financial firms to boost capital and profits
Original publication date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 (All day)

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. isn't the only beneficiary of a plan to refill its coffers. The proposal, which the banking regulator announced on Sept. 29, also offers an intriguing way for financial firms to boost their capital and raise their profits.

Wall Street Plays Hardball

Taxpayers are taking another hit as strapped local governments fork over billions in fees on investments gone bad
Original publication date: 
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 (All day)

Taxpayers are taking another hit as strapped local governments fork over billions in fees on investments gone bad

What Lurks on the Books of Banks

Original publication date: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 (All day)

At first glance, banks seem to be recovering nicely from the financial crisis. But investors cheered by optimistic earnings reports could soon face a painful surprise.

Large Banks Quietly Pile Up 'Janitors' Insurance Policies

Original publication date: 
Thursday, May 2, 2002 (All day)

Some of America's biggest banks -- including Bank of America Corp., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., and Bank One Corp. -- hold billions of dollars in so-called janitors insurance on their present and former employees. But investors may have a hard time finding much information in their Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

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