Here are the top nine banks and how they have been performing since the 2008 U.S. financial crisis.
JPMorgan Chase Although JPMorgan Chase has fared better than many of its competitors since the 2008 financial downturn, the European debt crisis is a major threat to the bank, chief executive Jamie Dimon said in June. The bank acquired Washington Mutual and Bear Stearns with federal support in 2008 and was one of the few banks to grow during that time. In November, JPMorgan Chase and Credit Suisse paid $417 million to settle civil charges of misleading investors about mortgages. Peter Foley/Bloomberg News Buy Photo