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The Morgan Stanley headquarters in New York.

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The Morgan Stanley headquarters in New York.

Wall Street Hedged No Election Bets

With Republicans angry about the financial regulations pushed through by President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats, the securities and investment industry was the only major source of campaign contributions to switch sides in 2012 compared with 2008, giving a record...

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington on June 19, 2012.

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington on June 19, 2012.

Dimon Before Congress Is Campaign Donor Meeting Beneficiaries

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon is familiar enough with the ways of Washington, D.C., that he’s made campaign donations to dozens of members of Congress — including some questioning him in committee hearings today and last week. Spencer Bachus, the...

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American banker and financier John Pierpont Morgan Sr., center, with his daughter Louisa Morgan and son John Pierpont Morgan Jr.

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American banker and financier John Pierpont Morgan Sr., center, with his daughter Louisa Morgan and son John Pierpont Morgan Jr.

Politics of Fed Setup Come to JPMorgan

When banks failed and a broader economic collapse loomed in the panic of 1907, there was no Federal Reserve to come to the rescue. John Pierpont Morgan led a group of bankers in forming a pool of money to bail...

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., at a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington on June 13, 2012.

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., at a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington on June 13, 2012.

Washington Daybook: Second Time Around

JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon returns to Capitol Hill today at 9:30 a.m. to testify at a House Financial Services Committee hearing. Dimon, who appeared before the Senate Banking Committee on June 13, may face questions from lawmakers over whether the bank’s...

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Daniel Tarullo, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve, right, with Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, before a Senate Banking hearing.

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Daniel Tarullo, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve, right, with Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, before a Senate Banking hearing.

Washington JPMorgan Probe Finding Banks Too-Big-To-Manage?

Sherrod Brown said it last week — and when JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon comes back to Washington today, Congress is going to try to pinpoint whether the Democratic Senator is right. Flash back a few days to Dimon, who has...

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., testifies at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on June 13, 2012.

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., testifies at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on June 13, 2012.

Dimon: Republicans’ Regulatory Ally

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon may have spent more time at today’s Senate Banking Committee hearing bolstering the case against the 2010 financial regulatory overhaul than defending his bank. While Dimon acknowledged and apologized for the failures that led to...

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Jamie Dimon, chairman of the board, president and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Jamie Dimon, chairman of the board, president and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Jamie Dimon on the `Fiscal Cliff’

In Jamie Dimon’s testimony before Congress today, the JPMorgan CEO delivered a message on the economy that is getting lost in what one observer called the “political theater.” Dimon, now the target of Senate questions about the bank’s $2 billion trading...

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