The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior analyst Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, discusses topics around the investing world.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon announced that the megabank is pulling its $15 billion share-buyback plans. The move highlights a problem many companies face in their buyback activity and poses a question for investors interested in this bank: If JPMorgan Chase isn't buying back its own shares, should we? Anand is still bullish on its stock based on valuation, but only for those who can handle the black-box risks.
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