Dimon and Gorman’s return to the Houses of Morgan
After brief illnesses, JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon and Morgan Stanley’s James Gorman were back on form in this month’s earnings calls.
The US bank earnings reporting season would be a poorer place without the involvement of Jamie Dimon and James Gorman, the chief executives of the two Houses of Morgan. And so, JPMorgan CFO Jen Piepszak was surely speaking for more than just her colleagues when she told analysts at the start of her first-quarter earnings call on April 14 that "we're just thrilled that he is back".
Dimon, 64, had had emergency heart surgery in March. Gorman, 61, had tested positive for Covid-19 in the middle of the month, but avoided serious symptoms and was able to work from isolation at home.