Among other foreign affairs, he mentioned the U.S.‘ neighbor: Mexico. “We should never be rude to a neighbour like Mexico”. He also touched upon the issue of German Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s political weakness, highlighted by talks of the formation a governing coalition that would have included her own Christian Democratic Union crumbling down this week, “is bad for all of us“.
The CEO also spoke at length about race and gender discrimination in the United States – and the fact that it‘s not acknowledged enough in the U.S.
“If you’re white, paint yourself black and walk down the street one day, and you’ll probably have a little more empathy for how some of these folks get treated,” Dimon said. “We need to make a special effort because this is a special problem.”