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Here’s Jamie Dimon’s memo to JP Morgan staff. Help us annotate it

Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JP Morgan Chase, sent the following memo to all of his employees today. In it, he vows to simplify the firm’s structure and avoid more screw-ups like those that have recently plagued the company. “Never before have we focused so much time, effort, brainpower, …

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Wednesday’s Federal Reserve announcement was leaked, says a financial market analyst

On Sept. 18, gold futures surged nearly $20 in the 30 seconds after the US Federal Reserve released the news that it would not “taper” the monetary stimulus it’s feeding the economy. Someone made a lot of money off of that—potentially by dubious means.<p>According to research from Nanex LLC, a …

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Once again the Winklevoss twins get beaten launching their big idea: a bitcoin trust

Mark Zuckerberg beat the twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to the punch in launching Facebook. Now someone else seems to be stealing a march on their plan to launch an investment scheme for bitcoin.<p>SecondMarket, an American online marketplace, announced today that it’s launching a new bitcoin …

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Goldman Sachs succumbs to “slow client activity”

<b>The numbers:</b> Goldman Sachs reported earnings of $2.88 per share, soundly beating Wall Street’s expectations of $2.44 per share. Although this itself renders Goldman’s earnings a “win,” it’s hard to ignore that this is also the investment bank’s worst quarter since Q2 2012. Revenue fell to $6.7 …

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Morgan Stanley wows after a dismal US bank earnings season

<b>The numbers:</b> Better than expected. Morgan Stanley beat Wall Street’s expectations for both earnings and revenue in the third quarter. The bank saw revenue of $8.1 billion (excluding an accounting adjustment that’s typically ignored) and earnings per share of $0.50, up from $560 million in revenue …

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Why you should care about something as boring as an accounting firm merger

PriceBoozHouse. PricewaterhouseBooz. BoozPrice. Pooz?<p>Those are just a few of the scintillating names that could come from combining two of the world’s biggest professional services firms, accounting behemoth PricewaterhouseCoopers, and management consulting house Booz & Company. The firms announced …

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Why dozens of ETFs died in 2013’s healthy market

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — In the competitive exchange-traded-fund business, opportunities for product sellers to break new ground are few. For …

Microsoft Beating Apple, Samsung in Battle for Consumer Mindshare

Microsoft has more consumer mindshare than mobile behemoths Apple and Samsung. In fact, the latest findings from Forrester Research say Microsoft was the only brand to achieve the coveted “trailblazer status,” which indicates it is “at the forefront of brand building with a unique and distinct …

Intel chief sets CES theme: ‘Internet of Everything’

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FORTUNE — In September we discussed how SecondMarket had launched the first U.S.-based investment vehicle dedicated exclusively to Bitcoin, called The Bitcoin Investment Trust (beating out the Winklevii, who remain stuck in regulatory limbo). Now comes word that Fortress Investment Group (FIG) is …

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FORTUNE — You may not have noticed, but there’s an epic wireless war going on in the United States. T-Mobile (TMUS), long thought to be uncompetitive in a market dominated by Verizon Wireless (VZ) and AT&T (T), is working to close the gap between it and its larger rivals. A dazed Sprint (S) sits …

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FORTUNE — This year’s Consumer Electronics Show, as it is every year, is typically a celebration of technology and all things nerdy. But the Las Vegas mega-conference also presents a choice opportunity for investors and Wall Street to take the pulse of a $1 trillion-a-year business.<p>In 2014, the …

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FORTUNE — <i>In January 1986, Morgan Stanley investment strategist Byron Wien published a list of 10 “surprises” for the upcoming year. He is now vice chairman of The Blackstone Group’s (BX) advisory practice, but is still making predictions.</i><p><i>For Wien,”surprises” are events that the average investor</i> …

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FORTUNE — It’s 2014. Google (GOOG), Facebook (FB) and Twitter are kings of the world. Print media and television are dying. You’d think we’d have this marketing-with-digital media thing figured out by now.<p>We don’t.<p>As a preview to our Brainstorm Tech conference in July, <i>Fortune</i> gathered three of the …

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FORTUNE — Big banks may not be evil. But what’s becoming increasingly clear is that the bigger they are, the more evil stuff they are involved with.<p>Hidden in the document detailing Tuesday’s settlement between the Department of Justice and JPMorgan Chase over Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme was this …