0/ On whether or not $JPM would be disintermediated by FinTech co's Jamie Dimon said, "I think we have huge competition in banking & shadow banking, fintech & big tech...obviously, there's always a changing landscape, we have brands & capability & products & services & market
1/ share and profitability. I think some of these competitors are going to do quite well. I think a lot of them will succeed over time. But that's called good old American capitalism. I'm quite comfortable we'll do fine."
2/ On $GS earnings they highlighted "Based on our opening expectations of that business, we have had to put less rate on deposits to attract customers. It's turning out that the user interface & the engagement w/ the corporate client set just in terms of what we're offering by
3/ way of experience & technology is proving to be the winning ticket."

Interesting that DJ D Sol doesn't get the same level of questioning about FinTech competition as Jamie Dimon (likely b.c not a direct threat but a big part of their consumer growth strategy)

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