JPMorgan Chase Earnings: What to Watch For


Today, Anand discusses the upcoming earnings report for JPMorgan Chase (NYS: JPM) . Along with Wells Fargo, it opens up bank earnings season on Friday before market.

Analysts expect a pretty big fall for JPMorgan versus last year's second quarter -- $0.78 a share vs. $1.27. This is due to the $2 billion -- and counting -- trading loss that has knocked both Morgan and Jamie Dimon off their perches above the fray of Citigroup and Bank of America.

In the following video, Anand gives some perspective and talks about what he'll be watching for in the earnings release.

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At the time thisarticle was published Anand Chokkaveluowns shares of Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, and JPMorgan Chase. He also owns long-dated options on Bank of America and warrants on Citigroup, Wells Fargo, and JPMorgan Chase. The Motley Fool owns shares of JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Citigroup and has created a covered strangle position in Wells Fargo. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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