JPMorgan Chase

Mar 25, 2018
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JPMorgan Chase’s combination of scale, diversification, and sound risk management seems like a simple path to competitive advantage, but few other firms have been able to execute a similar strategy. JPMorgan now benefits from a nearly unrivaled combination of scale and scope within the United States, creating unique opportunities including its partnerships with other leading firms like Visa and Amazon.

JPMorgan has become the largest bank in the country, with about $1.4 trillion in deposits. Around $400 billion of these funds bear no interest costs whatsoever. Within payments, JPMorgan is the largest issuer of credit cards in the U.S. and the second-largest acquirer. The company’s investment bank is the leading global generator of fees, and the company’s fixed-income, commodities, and currency trading operations are the largest in the world.