Active Watch List: JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG), Barclays (NYSE:BCS), Citigroup (NYSE:C), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (NYSE:FCX)

When JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon announced last week that he had been diagnosed with throat cancer, the largest US bank said its board already had plans for a full-range of scenarios in place. Sudden, life-threatening ailments such as cancer present unique management challenges, which can throw a company into limbo and need more than the typical succession planning that boards do. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) stock performance was 0.14% in last session and finished the day at $57.05. Traded volume was 12.60million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 15.76million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.61. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) insider ownership is 0.10%.

The National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) is selling its London-based private equity arm, NBGI, to raise capital and the process could be completed in September, according to Reuters. National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) rose 1.31 percent to $3.97 Thursday on volume of 1.90million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $3.83 to $3.90. National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) has a market capitalization of $9.27billion.

A lawsuit filed by New York state against Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) was the latest hit to the image of dark-pool trading, providing yet another prod to increase trading venues’ transparency while also potentially opening up dark-pool operators to broader legal action from governmental agencies. Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)’s stock on July 03, 2014 reported a increase of 1.14% to the closing price of $15.11. Its fifty two weeks range is $14.38 -$19.98. The total market capitalization recorded $61.91billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 2.82million shares. In its share capital, BCS has 4.07billion outstanding shares.

Analysts at Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, in a research note on Tuesday, April 29th. On Thursday, shares of Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) advanced 0.48% to close the day at $48.24. Company return on investment (ROI) is 8.20% and its monthly performance is recorded as 0.75%. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) quarterly revenue growth is 1.20%.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX) stock rallied 7.87% to close at $38.51, after the company confirmed on July 2 that its CEO, Richard Adkerson, was still in talks with the Indonesian government over copper-related exports. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX) stock performance was 1.80% in last session and finished the day at $38.51. Traded volume was 12.17million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 8.34million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.17. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX) insider ownership is 0.90%.