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If the world's big banks are riding for a fall, you wouldn't know it to look at the biggest of them all. JPMorgan's share price hit an all-time high of nearly US$119 ($187) late last week, cementing its dominance of the world ranking by market capitalisation.

In Jamie Dimon, the larger-than-life bank has a larger-than-life boss — and has had for the past 14 years.

The financial crisis was supposed to have killed off all the "masters of the universe", the uber-bankers who generated business by the billions of dollars in the run-up to 2008, and made tens of

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