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2009-07-20 09:58:13

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will not speak at the JPMorgan Chase & Co. board meeting Monday to avoid appearing too cozy with the company, he said. Emanuel, a longtime acquaintance of JPMorgan Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, had agreed to consider the bank's invitation after Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner declined out of conflict-of-interest concerns, The New York Times reported. JPMorgan Chase has numerous business and regulatory dealings with Geithner's...

2009-07-17 08:46:12

A JPMorgan Chase spokesman said the bank was keeping an eye on the fate of CIT Group, the struggling New York lender, as a possibility for expansion. It would be an opportunity for us in these states if CIT was unable to continue lending to borrowers, spokesman Tom Kelly told The New York Times Friday. JP Morgan, along with Goldman Sachs, is now sitting at the top of the heap of financial firms, having posted a profit of $2.7 billion in the second quarter, the Times said. The bank has been...

2009-04-09 16:15:00

JPMorgan Chase has opened its first homeownership center in Chicago to help financially strapped mortgage borrowers find ways to avoid foreclosure. The bank said it would open 24 centers around the country, the Chicago Tribune reported Thursday. The first opened in February. JPMorgan Chase said it would open a second center in Chicago in the next few weeks. But, most of the centers are planned for Florida, California and other states where foreclosure rates are highest, the bank said.

2009-01-22 10:39:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a study of the U.S. online banking industry, which found that the weak economy's impact on consumer finances combined with the banking crisis have made it increasingly challenging for banks to attract new customers and cross-sell to existing clients. The study findings will be discussed in greater detail during a comScore webinar presentation on Tuesday,...

2008-10-10 09:00:26

By David Reich-Hale JPMorgan Chase and Washington Mutual customers can now use either ATM network without being charged. JPMorgan Chase said Wednesday customers can make withdrawals or balance inquiries for free. Those customers will eventually be able to make deposits at the combined network of ATMs and have access to a network of more than 5,400 branches as computer systems are converted. Chase and Washington Mutual have ATMs in 27 states, including 2,664 in New York. Originally...

2008-09-25 15:00:35

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NYSE:DWA) and Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), announced today that Chase has been named as the exclusive financial services partner for DreamWorks Theatricals' inaugural theatrical performance. As part of Chase's sponsorship of the new Broadway production SHREK THE MUSICAL, Chase customers will be eligible for special experiences, ticket packages and memorabilia. SHREK THE MUSICAL, an entirely new musical based on...

2008-09-22 18:00:23

Media Rights Capital, the leading independent film, television and digital studio has finalized a three-year, $350 million revolving credit facility that will position the company for continued growth, it was announced today by Media Rights Capital co-CEOs Asif Satchu and Modi Wiczyk. The financing was provided by the foremost entertainment lenders, led by JPMorgan Chase as administrative agent and issuing bank Comerica as collateral agent. The first closing was $295 million this past week...

2008-09-18 09:00:31

Chase (NYSE:JPM) and United Airlines (NASDAQ:UAUA) today announced the renewal of their popular United Airlines co-branded credit card program, which offers various products that provide exceptional travel benefits to cardmembers. "We are excited to continue our successful relationship with United Airlines, offering consumers and small businesses compelling travel rewards for many years to come," said Steve Fox, general manager, Chase Card Services. About JPMorgan Chase & Co....

2008-08-15 03:00:13

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Media: Joseph Evangelisti, 212-270-7438 joseph.evangelisti@jpmchase.com or Investors: Julia Bates, 212-270-3801 julia.b.bates@jpmorgan.com JPMorgan Chase & Co. ("JPMorgan Chase") announced today that, as part of the Firm's ongoing commitment to the its customers and as part of an agreement in principle to settle investigations by the New York State Attorney General's Office and the Office of Financial Regulation of the State of Florida (on behalf...

2008-08-13 21:00:23

By Barbara Hollingsworth By Barbara Hollingsworth THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL The view inside Chase Middle School on Tuesday afternoon wasn't the picture that a No Child Left Behind label painted. "Eye of the Tiger" blasted over the intercom as teacher Sarah Hazen tore through the hallways in a blue football jersey waving orange and blue pom-poms. "Who made AYP?" Hazen hollered. "We did!" teachers shouted. Elsewhere in town, the label given to the school was one of "on improvement" -- a...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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