JPMorgan Chase Loses $2 Billion
On May 10, 2012, JPMorgan Chase (JPM) disclosed a loss of approximately $2 billion related to the bank’s “synthetic credit portfolio.” This synthetic credit portfolio was a JPM managed portfolio that allegedly invested in the same type of complex derivatives that played a destructive role in the financial crisis. The CEO of JPMorgan Chase (JMP) has cautioned that this loss could “easily get worse,” but is not enough to topple the bank at this point.
The Company also acknowledged that its Corporate unit could post an $800 million loss in the second quarter. In reaction to this news, JPMorgan stock plunged over 6% in after hours trading.
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