What Were the Top 10 Investment Firms in 2014?


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Goldman Sachs was one of the top 10 investment firms named by Investopedia in 2014. Goldman Sachs had a net revenue of $34.2 billion in 2013, and its investment banking sector alone made $6 billion. Other firms on the list included big-name banks based in both the United States and Europe.

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J P Morgan Chase was also among Investopedia's top 10 investment firms in 2014. JP Morgan Chase has roughly $2.4 trillion in assets and $211 billion of stockholder equity, and it has a presence in more than 60 countries. Located in London, Barclays and HSBC are other top investment firms. Barclays also deals in commercial banking. Merrill Lynch reported a revenue of $6.1 billion in 2013 from investment banking alone and operates in more than 40 countries. Morgan Stanley is among these top 10 firms, with a reported revenue of $32 million. $5.2 million of Morgan Stanley's revenue came from banking alone.

Investopedia also listed Deutsche Bank among these companies. It was a top performer on the European continent, according to Investopedia. Headquartered in Germany, Deutsche Bank operates in more than 70 countries. Two other European investment firms, Credit Suisse and UBS, rank among these top performers and have their main offices in Zurich. Also on the 2014 Investopedia list, Citigroup had a reported revenue of $4 million dollars in 2013.

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