Metro-East News

Daily business briefing: JP Morgan Chase & Co. reports 11 percent profit

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is reporting a first-quarter profit of $5.45 billion, an 11 percent increase over the $4.89 billion profit recorded a year ago. Read more here.


Wells Fargo has witnessed a declined in first-quarter earnings. Learn more here.


First-quarter profit at Johnson & Johnson fell 8.6 percent. Find out more here.


In Europe, Ford’s sales increased by 12.5 percent during the first three months of the year. The auto maker recorded more than 335,000 sales during the first quarter. For more information, read here.

-Will Buss, BND business writer