Whether it's the U.S.-China trade dispute, Trump's reported wish to withdraw from NATO, or the government shutdown threatening the world's biggest economy, it'll be hard to avoid discussing Trump at the Davos.
Sharp market declines in December showed that, while they've made progress diversifying their businesses, big banks like Morgan Stanley are still exposed to the whims of the market.
Morgan Stanley's two biggest businesses suffered declines amid last year's whipsawing markets.
Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon makes the remarks on the bank's earnings conference call.
Goldman Sachs beat profit and revenue expectations, powered by better-than-expected investment banking fees and interest income.
Analysts peppered Dimon, 62, and his chief financial officer Tuesday with questions about loans amid concerns that the U.S. is nearing the end of a long economic expansion.
J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon, who has been bullish on the U.S. economy, said the partial government shutdown could wipe out growth from the world's biggest economy.
J.P. Morgan Chase, the biggest U.S. lender, is closely watched by investors as a bellwether for the financial industry.
Citigroup, the first of the big U.S. banks to report fourth-quarter results, missed revenue estimates by a half-billion dollars amid a difficult December for markets.
Thanks to the U.S. economic expansion, corporate tax overhaul and post-financial crisis rules that bolstered safety, banks have been thriving.