My article in this morning’s Observer, which editor-in-chief Kyle Pope gracefully named Waaaaah Street, tries to explain where executives’ fury at Obama is coming from. It begins with an anecdote about JP Morgan chief Jamie Dimon giving a presentation last Tuesday in the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers. “I put this next slide in, the next one, for fun,” he told his audience at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference as he clicked to page 18 of his presentation. “This is our regulatory system,” he said, as laughter broke out. He was interrupted by applause.
But page 18 isn’t Mr. Dimon’s only gem from Tuesday. Here are a whole lot more.