Here’s what bank earnings tell us about the economy

Apr 12, 2018
The fundamentals of this economy are strong right now but you wouldn’t always know it from the stock markets lately. Volatility has been the word of recent weeks. But on Friday big banks including JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup are expected to show strong profits. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Why Intermountain Healthcare is making generic drugs

Feb 28, 2018
Rising drug prices are part of what's driving health care inflation. What do you do if you are a big health care company? Start your own drug company.
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Strong economy and political tailwinds add up for banks in 2018

Jan 11, 2018
As Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase report earning this week, analysts are looking ahead and anticipating that the tax bill, regulatory rollbacks, and a sound overall economy with low unemployment will mean a strong year for banks. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

The big banks post a surprisingly strong quarter

Oct 19, 2016
Interest rates haven't risen and regulations haven't eased. So what's up?
A view of Goldman Sachs' Manhattan headquarters.
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Got a raise? Thank the tightening labor market

Jul 12, 2016
JP Morgan Chase and Starbucks have announced wage raises to help retain employees
JP Morgan Chase announced raises for its employees today. 
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Bank executive puts his money where his mouth is

Feb 12, 2016
JPMorgan Chase CEO buys a bunch of his bank's stock.
JPMorgan Chase & Co Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, who reportedly bought about $26 million worth of his bank’s shares.
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When the CEO is sick, how much disclosure is enough?

Oct 20, 2015
There are no hard-and-fast rules, so companies have to decide for themselves.

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Big bank outlook: slow and steady

Jul 14, 2015
While earnings potential may be low, growth for banks has been safer and steady.

JPMorgan Chase to eliminate voicemail

Jun 2, 2015
The finance firm joins the rest of us in modern day.

Rate rigging in London affects U.S. consumers

May 20, 2015
Five of the world's largest banks are being fined billions.