JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon, the highest-paid chief executive officer

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among the heads of the six biggest U.S. banks, joined billionaires including hedge-fund manager John Paulson and Home Depot Inc. co-founder Bernard Marcus in using speeches, open letters and television appearances to defend themselves and the richest 1 percent of the population targeted by Occupy Wall Street demonstrators. Sheila Dharmarajan reports on Bloomberg Television’s “InBusiness With Margaret Brennan.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Quotes:

“Acting like everyone who’s been successful is bad and because you’re rich you’re bad, I don’t understand it.”

“Sometimes there’s a bad apple, yet we denigrate the whole.”

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