One reason for the gain is an analyst's call that the stock has bottomed and could rally up to $600. The debate rages on whether iPhone sales are slumping.
A brutally honest internship plea is garnering criticism and kudos from Wall Street.
Those numbers aren't translating into higher pay for employees, however.
The company is getting some positive word of mouth for its plan. It also gets some help with its huge turnover.
Jamie Dimon is one of the best-paid bankers on Wall Street. But an internal probe has faulted him in the 'London Whale' fiasco.
The embattled company likens itself to the Girl Scouts, which offers cookies through direct sales. 'Nobody attacks them,' the CEO laments.
He says the banking system is 'in the best shape in recent memory.' Still, the 'Oracle of Omaha' can afford to be more patient than most investors.
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