JPMorgan Chase Adjusts Warrant Exercise Price and Share Number

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is a global financial service leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset management, and commercial banking.

Recently, JPMorgan Chase & Co announced that in agreement with the terms of outstanding warrants to purchase common stock of the company, the warrant Exercise Price has been reduced from $41.834 per share down to $41.764 per share. Along with the adjustment to the warrant Exercise Price, the Warrant Share Number has increased from 1.01 to 1.02. These adjustments will go into effect at the close of business January 5, 2018. The adjustments were a result of the declaration of the quarterly dividend by the Board of Directors of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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JPMorgan Chase Announces Adjustments to Warrant Exercise Price and Warrant Share Number..

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3M Filed a Patent Infringement Lawsuit

3M and 3M Innovative Properties Co. filed a patent infringement lawsuit in federal district court in Wilmington, Del., this week against Elo Touch Solutions Inc. with regard to Metal mesh conductor technology is widely used in the construction of projected capacitive touch sensors for consumer and commercial applications.

Makoto Ishii, vice president and general manager, 3M Display Materials and Systems Division. stated, “3M strives to provide its customers with the most innovative materials and solutions for their products. The company is committed to protecting its investments in research and development for projected capacitive technology and vigorously defends its intellectual property rights.”

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3M Files Lawsuit to Enforce Its Patent Rights in Metal Mesh Conductor Technology Used in Touch Screens

3M and 3M Innovative Properties Co. filed a patent infringement lawsuit in federal district court in Wilmington, Del., today against Elo Touch Solutions Inc…

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Home Prices Rose in October

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Schiller National Home Price index rose again in October at a rate of 6.2%. The rise was once again attributed to an increase in demand and tight inventories which limited the supply. It is further expected that many may turn to renting as home prices continue to move ahead of wage increases. Also, it is expected that new home production will increase but not enough to offset the current pressures.

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NIKE, Inc. Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earning and Conference Call Announced

NIKE, Inc. (NIKE) is the world’s top designer, marketer, and distributor of athletic footwear, equipment, apparel, and accessories. The Beaverton, Oregon based company offers products for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities.

Recently, Nike announced that the second quarter fiscal 2018 financial results of NIKE, Inc. will be released Thursday, December 21, 2017. The release of the results will be at 1:15 p.m. PT, after the close of the regular stock market trading hours. A conference call to review the results will be hosted by NIKE management at 2:00 p.m. PT the same day.

The conference call will be broadcast live over the internet. The call will then be available through an archived version until January 4, 2018.

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Fed Checks Interest Rate Box As Expected

The Fed check the interest rate box on Wednesday raising rates as expected. This is the 5th raise since the financial crisis. They also suggested that a proposed tax cut would increase economic growth but would not significantly impact inflation.

Now the fed funds target range is 1.25%-1.5%. They also revealed that we are currently expecting 3 more bumps in 2018 and in 2019.

With this decision and remarks behind us, the Dow proceeded and Nasdaq markets charged forward while the S&P 500 was off on the day.

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Fed Predicts Modest Economic Growth From Tax Cut

The Federal Reserve continued to slowly increase interest rates, and it said the tax bill was unlikely to increase its pace of doing so…

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JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Quarterly Common Stock Dividend Announced

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is a global financial service leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processsing, asset management, and commercial banking.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. recently declared a $0.56 per share quarterly dividend on its outstanding shares. The dividend will be payable on January 31, 2018 to those stockholders at the close of January 5,2018

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JPMorgan Chase Declares Preferred Stock Dividend..

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Groundwork Forum Podcast Ep. #3 Interview with Chad Gray “A Fresh Look at an Overlooked Asset Class”

John Heerdink, Host of the Groundwork Forum Podcast, interviewed Chad Gray, CFA is Portfolio Manager at Convergence Investment Management, a San Francisco-based Registered Investment Advisor.  The interview titled “A Fresh Look at an Overlooked Asset Class” can be found on the Vista Partners website via the Podcast section.
Prior to Convergence, Mr. Gray spent his 20+ year career with McKinsey & Company and leading Silicon Valley technology firms developing advanced data analytics.  Chad earned both an M.B.A. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Engineering from Northwestern University.  He also holds the CFA designation and is an active member with the CFA Society of San Francisco.
Those interested in learning more about closed-end funds can visit Convergence’s website to download a free whitepaper.  Educational and data forums like Closed-End Fund Association and www.cefconnect.com may also be helpful, as well as websites for leading closed-end fund sponsors like Blackrock, PIMCOEaton Vance, and Nuveen.



“Too Close For Comfort” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update

Vista Partners has published its Weekly Market Update for the week of December 2, 2017, titled “Too Close For Comfort” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 12-9-2017 and is accessible on our Newsletters Page. Each issue is written by Managing Director, John Heerdink and speaks to the activities of the market, influencers and specific featured stories from Vista’s Coverage Universe that spans the Dow 30 and Select Emerging Growth Companies.

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US Adds 228,000 Jobs in November Exceeding Economists Expectations

228,000 jobs were added in November. Economists had expected an increase of about 200,000, according to Bloomberg.

The unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in November.

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Job Growth Signals Robust Economy, With Gain of 228,000

The unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent, the lowest since 2000, as the nation added to payrolls for the 86th consecutive month…

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How Do You Like The Sound of “24K”?

Vista Partners has published its Weekly Market Update for the week of December 2, 2017, titled “24K” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 12-2-2017 and is accessible on our Newsletters Page. Each issue is written by Managing Director, John Heerdink and speaks to the activities of the market, influencers and specific featured stories from Vista’s Coverage Universe that spans the Dow 30 and Select Emerging Growth Companies.

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