A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from December 24, 2010
J. P. Morgue (JPMorgan Chase nickname)

"J. P. Morgue” is an unflattering nickname for the banking firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. The bank is partly named after financier John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913). “J. P. Morgue” has been cited in print in 2007 and 2008, but the nickname became popular on the Zero Hedge blog in December 2010, especially in stories about JPMorgan Chase’s role in the silver market.

JPMorgan Chase has also been nicknamed “J. P. Moron” (cited in print since at least 1997) and “JPig” (cited in print since at least 2009).


Wikipedia: JPMorgan Chase
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a global securities, investment banking and retail banking firm. It is a major provider of financial services, with assets of $2 trillion, and is the U.S. banking institution having the second largest market capitalization and third largest domestic deposit base (behind Wells Fargo and Bank of America). The hedge fund unit of JPMorgan Chase is the largest hedge fund in the United States with $53.5 billion in assets as of the end of 2009. It was formed in 2000, when Chase Manhattan Corporation merged with J.P. Morgan & Co..

The JP Morgan brand is used by the Investment Bank as well as the Asset Management, Private Banking, Private Wealth Management, and Treasury & Securities Services divisions. Fiduciary activity within Private Banking and Private Wealth Management is done under the aegis of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.—the actual trustee. The CHASE brand is used for credit card services in the United States and Canada, the bank’s retail banking activities in the United States, and commercial banking. The corporate headquarters are in New York City and the retail and commercial bank is headquartered in Chicago.

JP Morgan Chase is one of the Big Four banks of the United States with Bank of America, Citigroup and Wells Fargo.

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From: Moe Berg
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 12:46:21 -0700
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Subject: Re: is danny bonaduce like rusty van reddick?

So, are the victims of accidents at Carnage Libraries taken to the J.P. Morgue?

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From: gboc29
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 13:04:44 -0700 (PDT)
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Subject: Re: Where do you think this stock will be in a month?

people are speculating that WaMu will “get” (announce) its $5bn from JP Morgue.

Zero Hedge
The Goldman Sack Blows The Whistle On The JP Morgue Silver Manipulation Scheme
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 12/03/2010 21:49 -0500
The Xtranormal bubble is now bigger even than Netflix. And all who have been waiting to understand the JP Morgue silver manipulation scheme explained by cartoon bears, here it is.

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CRASH JP MORGUE! BUY PHYSICAL SILVER
TheBullionBoy | December 08, 2010

Zero Hedge
The JP Morgue Whistleblowers Are Back
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 12/24/2010 11:32 -0500
Promptly after those two cuddly bears explained how the JP Morgue is manipulating the silver market, and the xtranormal video went viral, forcing the FT to release an indemnification that “according to sources” JPM had covered a major portion of its silver short (only to subsequently end up with 90% control of other metals markets), here they are back, explaining in Part 2 of the series just what the next steps in the unwind of the biggest metal manipulation scheme will look like.

Posted by Barry Popik
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