Fresh off the announcement that it was going to pay a $13 billion settlement over questionable mortgage practices, JPMorgan Chase made a social media gaffe big enough to make Anthony Weiner blush: With a straight face, it invited the public to ask one of its top executives for career advice.
"What career advice would you ask a leading exec at a global firm?" the bank tweeted. "Tweet a Q using #AskJPM. On 11/14 a $JPM leader takes over @JPMorgan."
On General Economic Topics
Buy a Tesla with Bitcoins, drive it to Potbelly, twerk through the front door as you take a selfie to share on SnapChat. - 2013, basically— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) November 19, 2013
Gross: Betting on Secretariat in the ’73 Belmont was a near sure fire winner. Betting on #Fed Funds in 2016 at 25 basis pts is close to same— PIMCO (@PIMCO) November 22, 2013
Discipline is like spinach. We may not care for it ourselves but feel sure it would be good for everybody else. - Anonymous— Oaktree Financial (@OaktreeFA) December 4, 2013
Ouch. November almost over, & best Healthcare[dot]gov has to report is "90% of users can CREATE ACCOUNTS"? pic.twitter.com/eNrPi3JsVM— MichaelKitces (@MichaelKitces) November 29, 2013
On the JPMorgan Twitter Fail:
As a young sociopath, how can I succeed in finance? #AskJPM— Tim Donovan (@tadonovan) November 13, 2013
I have Mortgage Fraud, Market Manipulation, Credit Card Abuse, Libor Rigging and Predatory Lending AM I DIVERSIFIED? #AskJPM— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) November 13, 2013
Is it true a young Satan would cower under the covers at night fearing there was a Jamie Dimon under the bed? #AskJPM— Eric (@Talking_Monkeys) November 13, 2013
What's your favorite type of whale? #AskJPM— Matt O'Brien (@ObsoleteDogma) November 13, 2013
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