Chase Tower in Phoenix, Arizona. Image source: iStock/Thinkstock.
Last year was anything but ordinary for bank stocks. Between Brexit, slumping energy prices, and the presidential election, it was a tumultuous 12 months. Ultimately, however, everything turned out fine -- especially for JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM).
Shares of the nation's biggest bank by assets surged 35% in 2016, with the lion's share of the gain coming in the wake of the presidential election. To see what else influenced the direction of JPMorgan Chase's stock last year, scroll through the annotated chart below.
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