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Lloyd Blankfein

Wall Street's Bamboo Lounge Bust-Out

Joel Sucher | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Joel Sucher

Anyway, I never gave much thought to Goodfellas being a cinematic template for the kinds of schemes, scams and financial shenanigans pulled off by the Wall Street mob until recently.

Goldman Sachs CEO: Small Businesses Key To British Economy

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact

Last week, Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, penned an op-ed in the Telegraph on the importance of the small business community in Britain. In an...

Bank CEOs To Meet With Obama Thursday

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Executives of the biggest U.S. banks are expected to meet with President Barack Obama on Thursday, according to people...

What Would Jesus Do? Jail the Bankers!

Carl Gibson | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Carl Gibson

As Elizabeth Warren showed the world, the government officials trusted with the job of arresting bankers and bringing them to trial haven't done it and won't do it. So if you ask yourself, "What Would Jesus Do?", the answer is clear.

Mark Gongloff

Girl, Lloyd Blankfein Will Rub His Beard On You So Good | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business

If there is a bloody struggle for succession roiling the halls of Goldman Sachs, then it is not getting to CEO Lloyd Blankfein. He is letting his hair...

Refusing to Be Late

Dr. Lawrence M. Schall | Posted 05.05.2013 | College
Dr. Lawrence M. Schall

While Lloyd Blankfein was the first among CEOs of major companies to speak out for gay marriage, he expected many others to follow in short order. Turns out, Blankfein was a lone wolf for many years.

Obama To Meet With CEOs

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with chief executives from 12 companies including Goldman Sachs Group Inc's Lloyd Bla...

Shame on You, Goldman Sachs. Now Here's Your Bonus

Robert Scheer | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business
Robert Scheer

In the end, it doesn't matter whether these folks are Democrats or Republicans, nor whether they are operating at the highest levels of government or banking -- they take care of their own.

Goldman CEO Gets 75 Percent Raise

Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Angry about your paycheck shrinking this year because the payroll tax cut expired? Well, this should cheer you right up: Goldman Sachs's CEO got a 75 percent raise this year.

WATCH: Corporate Gold on the Fiscal Cliff

Bill Moyers | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Big Money, as Krugman writes in his book, buys Big Influence. And that's why the financiers of Wall Street never truly experience regime change -- their cash brings both political parties to heel.

What's Behind the Goldman 'Charm Campaign?'

Joel Sucher | Posted 02.09.2013 | Business
Joel Sucher

Blankfein watchers have been treated to a flurry of sightings during the last few weeks. The formerly reclusive CEO has been popping up Zelig-like all over town and the press has taken note.

How the Crown Princess Nanny Could Help Us Avoid the Fiscal Cliff

Maxim Thorne | Posted 02.09.2013 | Business
Maxim Thorne

The CEO leaders' focus on the federal budget deficit borders on compulsive obsession and illogically ignores the opportunity to borrow more to put more Americans to work, to strengthen, grow and build our country.

You'll Never Believe All The Crazy Things CEOs Said This Year

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.08.2012 | Business

CEOs really put their feet (and anything else they could find) in their mouths this year. With the presidential election and the looming fiscal cli...

Goldman Receives Fine That WIll Take It 24 Minutes To Pay Off

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

Who says the government is going easy on Wall Street? Goldman Sachs just got slapped with such a huge fine that the firm might have to miss an entire ...

Ryan Grim

Top Two Percent To GOP: Tax Us | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans' opposition to any tax rate hike on the top two percent of earners shows few signs of letting up as the debate...

It Is Bye, Grover!

Gavin Shulman | Posted 01.30.2013 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

Not to be all elementary, or more accurately pre-schooly, but are we really going to let our tax policy be determined by a guy named Grover? You've got to be kidding me.

Fiscal Cliff Hypocrisy: Goldman Sachs Edition

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: There is no reason to care what corporate CEOs think about the budget deficit, because they are hypocrit...

Lloyd Blankfein Compares Fiscal Cliff To World War II

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

CEOs are springing into action to save the country, just as they did during World War II, according to the CEO of Goldman Sachs. Lloyd Blankfein, t...

The 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Is Wall Street's Latest Scam

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's like a Woodstock for plutocrats, or an Avengers for the avaricious: The CEOs of America's largest corporations have banded together to lecture us on the importance of debt reduction. And despite their lack of qualifications and their very obvious self-interest, the media can't get enough of them.

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Wants Seniors to Get Less

Ethan Rome | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Ethan Rome

In the name of "fiscal responsibility," the self-interested CEOs animating Fix the Debt are pushing a deficit reduction plan that would lower taxes for corporations and the super-rich while slashing programs central to the middle class and those working their way into it.

Revealed: New Details On Obama's Fiscal Cliff Meeting Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Nate Hindman and Jillian Berman | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren and Doug Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar will be among the top executives meeting with President Barack Obama on Wednesday as...

Thankful for Social Security and Medicare - and for Opponents Like This

Mike Lux | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

Lloyd Blankfein, I salute you for giving us such a great example of a wealthy powerful man who takes massive government largesse and who wants to slash benefits for the middle class and make them work longer before retirement; our side will be able to use that video well in this debate.

Zach Carter

Should Congress Take Social Security Advice From Goldman Sachs CEO? | Zach Carter | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein urged Congress and President Barack Obama to cut Social Security, arguing that the program cannot "afford" to keep f...

Wall Street-Funded Poll and Wall Street Bailout King Both Say 'Cut Social Security'

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

On the same day that Goldman Sach's CEO issued his "balanced" demand for Social Security and Medicare cuts, the Wall Street-funded group called "Third Way" published the results of a poll which precisely reflected those wishes. Coincidence?

From a Democracy to a Plutocracy: Why This Democrat Despises Barack Obama

Eric Zuesse | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Unlike Mitt Romney and his plutocratic financial backers, Barack Obama does this sort of thing only because he respects plutocrats, not because he is one. He won't gain financially by turning this nation into a banana republic.