Even as earnings are recovering, the ROE remains underwhelming at best, dismal at worst.
The company's controversial acquisitions of Merrill Lynch and Countrywide are still dragging down its numbers.
To appreciate what's ahead for JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and the industry, you must look for clues in balance sheets.
Shares of the bank rose more than 5% Monday, and other financial companies saw a corresponding lift.
Berkshire Hathaway's large stake in the bank puts it in the position of fighting the Fed.
Mortgage lending was the brightest spot in the quarter for Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase.
Stocks slip as two big banks report a rise in earnings but fail to extend the recent rally in the financial sector.
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