Need to Know: Call of the day: Don’t rule out $400 oil if the U.S. sanctions Saudi Arabia

So now Ford Motor F, -1.93% Chairman Bill Ford and JPMorgan Chase JPM, -1.09% boss Jaime Dimon have both opted to drop out of that Saudi conference following the country’s suspected role in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The high-profile pair is following the lead of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Viacom VIA, -1.04% CEO Bob Bakish and AOL co-founder Steve Case, as well as media organizations like CNN, the New York Times NYT, +0.60% and the Financial Times.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, however, is said to still be planning to attend.

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