Tuesday, November 19, 2013

JPMorgan $13 billion mortgage settlement expected Tuesday

JPMorgan Chase Tower (Dallas)According to Reuters, JPMorgan Chase & Co is expected to announce a $13 billion agreement with the U.S. government on Tuesday to settle claims it overstated the quality of mortgages sold to investors during the housing boom,
The civil settlement would mark the end of weeks of negotiations between JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank, and government agencies that were under pressure to hold banks accountable for wrongdoing that led to the housing crisis.
Even after the settlement, the bank faces at least nine other government investigations, covering everything from its hiring practices in China to whether it manipulated the Libor benchmark interest rate.

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