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David Viniar

Goldman Official: Controversial Regulation May Actually Help Bank's Profitability

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

* Rule might help Goldman's return on equity - CFO * Banks can buy lower, sell higher to reflect risk * Quicker asset tu...

Banks Set To Cut Spending, Staffing Due To Regulations, Weaker Markets

Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Knut Engelmann) - Traditionally fat expense accounts on Wall Street are about to get slashed as major banks set out to cut spending and staf...

Inside One Of Goldman Sachs' Most Profitable Divisions

Bloomberg | Christine Harper | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business

For Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Special Situations Group, disasters can be a source of some of the biggest profits. Now the secretive investing opera...

Goldman's Half Trillion With a Hedge Fund Is Too Big to Ignore

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Fiderer

In June 2008, Goldman Sachs wasn't subject to the scrutiny imposed on commercial banks. If it were, an auditor would have asked, "What are you doing with half a trillion dollars in notional exposure to a hedge fund?"

The Lying Liars at Goldman Sachs

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Goldman Sachs sent its second-highest-ranking officer to to tell the FCIC that his company is staffed by complete idiots. David Viniar claimed that his company just doesn't know how to do basic bookkeeping.

Goldman Sachs Did Not Disclose Mortgage Moves To SEC For Months

McClatchy | Greg Gordon and Chris Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- In December 2006, Goldman Sachs embarked on a frantic effort to shed billions of dollars in risky mortgage securities and purchase exoti...

'God, What a Piece of Crap'

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

It was the Perry Mason moment in the unraveling of what was left of Goldman Sachs' reputation. Only in this case, it involved a grizzled former prosecutor, Sen. Carl Levin, rather than a genial defense attorney.

Shahien Nasiripour

Goldman Sachs Told It Was Getting 100 Cents On The Dollar From AIG, Top Exec Says (VIDEO) | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AIG and federal authorities did not negotiate with Goldman Sachs when it came to the firm's controversial $12.9 billion payout from AIG, courtesy of t...

Goldman Sachs Had Bomb-Sniffing Dogs, Police Barricades At Its Headquarters Before Earnings Announcement

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As Goldman Sachs prepared to announce its fourth quarter earnings and employee compensation levels yesterday, the bank had bomb-sniffing dogs and poli...

Goldman Sachs Would Have Been Damaged By AIG Failure: SIGTARP Report

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last April, Goldman Sachs CFO David Viniar said he was "mystified" by concerns that the government bailout of AIG may have disproportionately favored ...

Goldman Sachs Responds To The New York Times

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Did Goldman Sachs dissemble and equivocate in its responses to the New York Times?

Goldman CFO: Fear Is Ruling The Markets

Bloomberg Via NYP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

US credit markets are trading as if the economy is in a recession because investors' "fear has overwhelmed greed," Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Fina...