Insider finance: Jamie Dimon predicts maskless October

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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon expects the bank’s employees will back in the office ‘within weeks’ and going maskless by October

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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon wants people back in-person, blaming partying, not the office, for getting people sick. Read more here.

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Quant giant Two Sigma is launching a real-estate investing arm, Two Sigma Real Estate, and tapped former WeWork executive Rich Gomel to serve as its CIO. Click here to learn about its new plans.

Systematic trading firm Vatic is launching a new quant strategy, and it’s hired a former finance professor who worked at Citadel and D.E. Shaw to lead the charge

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Vatic Investments has hired former Citadel and D.E. Shaw quant Allen Poteshman as CIO. Read more about the systematic trading firm’s plans.

JPMorgan gets backlash from soccer fans after backing the much maligned European Super League

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JPMorgan is facing criticism for its decision to underwrite an initial investment into the controversial European Super League. Read more here.

MUFG hires former Nomura fixed income strategist as it ramps up its leveraged finance unit in the US

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George Goncalves joins as the head of US macro strategy

MUFG has hired George Goncalves to lead its macro fixed income strategies in the US. Read more about the hire here.

Odd lots:

13 power players supercharging growth at DocuSign, the e-contracts company on an M&A streak (Insider)

Credit Suisse’s Prime Unit Risk Chief Had Been Archegos Salesman (Bloomberg)

Goldman Survey Finds Insurers With $13 Trillion Ready for Risk (Bloomberg)

Top JPMorgan Traders Talk Robots, Brexit Impact and Remote Work (Bloomberg)

A behind-the-scenes look at how Insider’s Reed Alexander pivoted from child actor to Wall Street reporter (Insider)

Amazon to let Whole Foods shoppers pay with a swipe of their palm (Reuters)

As banks hire 100s of new juniors, students seem to be in luck (eFinancialCareers)

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