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Wall Street Banker Cohn Is Leading The Fight Against Bannon's Nationalism

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 04.16.2017 | Politics

In a White House marked by infighting, top economic aide Gary Cohn, a Democrat and former Goldman Sachs banker, is muscling aside some of President Do...

Goldman Sachs Is About To Swallow Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 04.10.2017 | Politics

In an attempt to rebut reports that he is governing ineffectively and beholden to a small group of fringe right-wing aides, President Donald Trump is ...

Ex-Goldman Trump Adviser Can Deregulate Banks Because That Doesn't Directly Involve Goldman, White House Says

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump’s administration says its ethics rules require Gary Cohn, the director of Trump’s National Economic Council, to recuse hims...

Committing To Protecting Main Street, Not Wall Street

Sec. Tom Perez | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Sec. Tom Perez

Last year, the Obama administration finalized our “conflict of interest” rule, requiring that retirement advisers provide advice in their customer...

Trump Signs Huge Wall Street Giveaway

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― One of the Donald Trump administration’s first orders of business on the economy will scuttle a rule protecting retirees from being s...

Donald Trump's Adviser From Goldman May Be His Most Environmentally Friendly Pick Yet

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump is creating what’s expected to be an anti-environment administration, full of oil executives and climate change deniers...

Donald Trump's Conflict-Of-Interest Network (COIN) - Otherwise Known As His Cabinet

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.17.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Donald Trump, America's Pathological Liar-in-Chief and First Bully, has nominated a cabinet of billionaires, corporate raiders, right-wing conspiracy theorists, and war hawks.

Turning Disadvantage Into Advantage

Mousa Alshanteer | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Mousa Alshanteer

In his most recent bestseller, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, Malcolm Gladwell encourages a different understanding of adversity -- to recognize disadvantages as genuine advantages.

Who do you trust at Goldman Sachs?

Robert Teitelman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Susanne Craig's story in Thursday's New York Times about Goldman Sachs & Co.'s Lloyd Blankfein and his longtime No. 2 Gary Cohn is, like so many Wall ...

Jeffrey Young

Hospital Defends Failed Generators That Forced Evacuation During Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

The failed backup power generators that led to the evacuation of the New York University Langone Medical Center in Manhattan are adequate, a spokeswom...

Greg Smith's Warholian Week

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Many of the skeptics took the opportunity to speculate freely about this unassuming Greg Smith figure -- even the name has a kind of Goldmanite uniformity -- and his motivations, often to his detriment. Why did he do it?

What Do Customers Really Think About Goldman Sachs?

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Goldman Sachs writes the "vast majority of people at Goldman" -- people paid by them -- have a different view than Greg Smith. To 'support" an argument with this type of biased data is the statistical equivalent of cheating at cards.

What It's Like To Be Goldman's CEO

New York Magazine | Jessica Pressler | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business

Dressed down in shirt sleeves and scuffed loafers, he doesn't seem so much like the Devil, as Don Imus has taken to calling him, than someone you migh...

How Do You Account for Michael Lewis' Great Success?

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The real subject of any story about a bubble is how the conventional wisdom continues to justify facts swinging further and further from reality. Why did so many fail to recognize what the few saw?

Richard Bove: Goldman Sachs Execs Will Be Ousted Over Their 'Ineptitude'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOSTON (AP) -- Senior executives of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. are likely to be ousted because of their "ineptitude" in responding to government allegat...

Rebuilding Goldman

Reuters | Steve Eder and Matthew Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ever since the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Goldman with civil fraud over the packaging and sale of a subprime-mortgage linked security,...

Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO, Confronted By Reporters At Obama's New York Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Journalists got a brief chance Thursday to question Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein at President Obama's Wall Street reform speech in New York City,...

Goldman Sachs: "No Indication" Of Abacus Settlement

Reuters | Jonathan Spicer and Rachelle Younglai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MONTREAL, June 10 (Reuters) - The president of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) said on Thursday that there is "no indication" that the investment bank ...

RT @huffbusiness "My Brother Works At Goldman, And He's An Idiot!" More GREAT Quotes From Sorkin's "Too Big To Fail"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York Times scribe Andrew Ross Sorkin's much-anticipated book Too Big To Fail may be the closest we'll ever get to being a fly on the wall during l...

Goldman President Admits Risky Strategy

Felix Salmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs bankers are generally smooth, urbane, and on-message. But these days they're clearly flustered. Why else would Goldman president Gary Co...