JPMorgan earnings

5 Dates to Watch This Earnings Season

It's been awfully quiet on the earnings front in recent weeks, and there's a reason: This is the time of year when accountants are nailing down the financials for the fiscal quarters that ended in September. Later this week, the conference calls will begin trickling in, and then it will be a deluge of quarterly reports until early November.

The Big Picture This Week: Earnings Season, Inflation

As the market breathes a sigh of relief on hopes that Europe isn't going to fall apart and the unemployment picture isn't getting worse, the focus shifts to China and earnings season. But earnings may be overshadowed if inflation data out of China is worse than expected, now that the country has the world's second largest economy.

Week in Preview: First Earnings Reports and Economic Readings

Alcoa, Intel and JPMorgan Chase will kick off a new earnings season this week when they report their results for the fourth quarter of 2010. Here's a quick look at what analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters expect to see, followed by a glance at what's coming up on the economic calendar.

JPMorgan Earnings Beat Estimates on Lower Loss Provisions

The nation's second-largest bank by assets said third-quarter income rose 23% to $4.4 billion, or $1.01 a share. While investment and retail banking revenue slipped, JPMorgan was able to set aside less money to cover bad loans, which accounted for the better-than-expected earnings in the quarter.

JPMorgan Earnings Beat Wall Street Estimates

JPMorgan (JPM) reported second-quarter earnings Thursday, beating analyst expectations. The nation's second-largest bank recorded a profit of $4.8 billion, compared with $2.7 billion a year ago. Earnings per share came in at $1.09.

JPMorgan Earnings:
A Doubling of Profits?

JPMorgan Chase earnings come out early Thursday, and the nation's second-biggest bank should show strong results from investment banking and lower loan losses. The consensus is for 70 cents per share in earnings, up from 28 cents in the prior-year period.