World Economic Forum at Davos
Reuters correspondent Lauren LaCapra sends us this from the Congress Center...At a panel session Wednesday morning, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon was his usually combative self -- taking on fellow panel member and hedge fund manager Paul Singer in a battle over whether banks like JPMorgan are too opqaue. But when Dimon left the event, it became clear that he had protection: he was wearing cufflinks emblazoned with the "FBI" logo, for the Federal Bureau of Investigations. Asked by someone what the cufflinks were all about, Dimon said a friend gave them to him.
SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia defended its scrapping of a deal for French submarines on Sunday, saying the government had raised concerns to Paris for months, as a new deal with the United States and Britain continued to fuel a multinational diplomatic crisis.