It didn't come right out and say it, but JPMorgan Chase & Co. gave strong indications Tuesday it may soon open its first retail branches in Boston.
Chase retail expansion plans are ambitious — up to 400 new branches in the next five years, in an era when most banks are shrinking their brick-and-mortar footprints. In its statement announcing the plans, Chase stopped short of definitively saying where it will expand, but Boston was one of the few cities it name-checked.. . . more