BUSINESS
02/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dissecting The Global Economic Crisis In Davos

Last year, when JP Morgan chief executive Jamie Dimon spoke at the opening press conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, he opened with this line: "Number one on my list is world peace."

Of course, the hot topics of conversation last year included a rogue trader at Société Générale and the potential impact of investments by sovereign wealth funds. Seems almost quaint now, doesn't it? Dimon isn't a co-chair of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum this year, so we won't know if world peace is still number one on his list or if something more like "sustainability of the U.S. banking system" might have supplanted it.

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