On Tuesday, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testified before the House Financial Services Committee about a large multi-billion trading loss that has sparked worries that mega-banks on Wall Street continue to pose a threat to the broader economy. Dimon dismissed concerns that JPMorgan was "too big to fail," saying, "I don't think there's any chance we're going to fail."
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