Earnings season: banks to reveal record profit levels?

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US banks earnings preview: 3 key themes to watch

Q4 earnings season kicks off in earnest later this week, with major banks like JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley all scheduled to report their results by the middle of next week.

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Key Dates

  Company   Date
  JP Morgan Chase and Co. 
  14th January 2022 
  Wells Fargo and Co. 
  14th January 2022
  14th January 2022
  Goldman Sachs   18th January 2022
  Bank of America   19th January 2022
  Morgan Stanley
  19th January 2022
Lloyds Banking Group 

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