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US banks earnings preview: 3 key themes to watch

Q1 earnings season kicks off in earnest early-mid April, with JPMorgan Chase & Co releasing its report on April 13th, Goldman Sachs, Citibank, and Morgan Stanley April 14th, and Bank of America April 18th.

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Key Dates

  Company   Date
  JP Morgan Chase and Co. 
  13th April 2022 
  Wells Fargo and Co. 
  14th April 2022
  14th April 2022
  Goldman Sachs   14th April 2022
  Morgan Stanley   14th April 2022
  Bank of America   18th April 2022
Lloyds Banking Group 

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