Goldman is charging at least $60 million in service fees with Facebook, and they can unload their investment whenever the bubble deflates. Those "lucky" Facebook investors: Goldman will get rich. They'll die tryin'.
The Federal Reserve policy of keeping its target rate near zero is intended to allow banks to recapitalize, but it has the effect of taking money from the elderly and others living off their savings, and transferring that money to the banks.
If history is any guide, Blankfein may not go tomorrow, or even next month, but sometime in 2011, Blankfein will at the very least no longer be chairman of Goldman, and may also be forced out of the firm altogether.