JPMorgan Chase Reports $13.2 Billion Profits, Warns of Persistent Inflation

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JPMorgan Chase posted a robust third-quarter profit of $13.2 billion, a 35% surge from last year, driven primarily by higher interest rates. Revenues also saw a commendable 22% increase, reaching $39.9 billion.

CEO Jamie Dimon highlighted the resilience of US consumers and businesses, despite a drawdown of cash buffers. However, he cautioned about the risks posed by tight labor markets and soaring government debt, potentially leading to sustained inflation and further interest rate hikes.

Dimon's concerns extended globally, emphasizing the impact of recent geopolitical events on energy, food markets, trade, and international relationships. This, he noted, might mark one of the most precarious periods in decades.

JPMorgan's shares responded positively, rising by 0.6% to $146.68 in pre-market trading. This financial report underscores both remarkable profits and underlying worries about ongoing inflationary pressures.

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