Goldman Sachs Group Inc. partners Alison Mass and David Dase weren’t buying. The bankers stared skeptically at a glass of brownish liquid as a young man described a new technology for purifying even the filthiest water. The sample was safe to drink, he said, taking a sip.
JPMorgan Chase & Co . had more Japanese holdings than any U.S. lender and Citigroup Inc . counted Japan’s government among its biggest debtors before last week’s earthquake struck, according to KBW Inc.