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Nine CEOs Who Need To Be Fired In 2010: 24/7 Wall Street

24/7 Wall Street | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By 24/7 Wall Street: Public companies dismiss CEOs all the time. The firings can be due to incompetence, malfeasance, or tensions with boards of direc...

Millions of Jobless, Billions for Bankers: The Fed Must Act Now

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Federal Reserve, and ultimately our elected officials, have a choice: Realign bonuses so that bankers become bankers again, or let the United States become the world's haven for greed gone wild.

Michael Lewis: My Memo To Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein

Bloomberg | Michael Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 12 (Bloomberg) -- To: Lloyd Blankfein Re: Winning at Ethics, the Goldman Way I have reviewed no less than seven times your entire episode on Ch...

Don't Put the Blame on James

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Paul Abrams

The Miami Heat paid a lot of money to three superstars so they could all be champions together. What in our culture has taught LeBron that doing anything differently, for any other reason, is of equal or greater importance?

How 30/10 Could Give Us a Reason to Give It Up for Goldman Sachs

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Dear Lloyd: I'm writing to introduce myself and to ask your help with a exciting challenge. You're a busy investment banker so I'll get right to the ask.

Let The Lloyd Blankfein Resignation Talks Begin

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

Even if the SEC doesn't insist on Blankfein's ouster, Goldman itself may decide that they best way to get a fresh start is to get a fresh face on the top. That way, the firm can blame all the all the stuff that happened on prior management, and say everything's different now.

Markets Think Goldman Sachs Is More Risky Than Citi - And That Blankfein Will Stay (POLL)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For many in the market, just a few months ago it would have been hard to believe that Citigroup could be a safer bet than Goldman Sachs. But the b...


Tony Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Schwartz

It's not about whether your firm will survive and continue to prosper. There's little doubt it will. The real issue, Mr. Blankfein, is what kind of company you want Goldman Sachs to be going forward.

Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman CEO: SEC Case Would 'Hurt America'

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 4 (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s employee morale remains good and Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein received a standing ovation f...

In Defense of Goldman Sachs (Sort Of)

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

It's hard to feel sorry for the most successful investment bank in the world. Given Goldman Sachs' stellar financial performance, you have to ask: Is envy fueling the firestorm of public opinion or is the SEC's view of its conduct legitimate?

Economist sans buts

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

Bloomberg Businessweek owes Lloyd Blankfein a very big, wet kiss. When the first issue of the redesigned magazine hit newsstands a few weeks back, Go...

A Letter -- and a Challenge -- to an Anonymous Wall Street Whiner

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

An anonymous email's been making the rounds on Wall Street from some loser who thinks he's a shark. Let's get this out of the way first: The only thing worse than a spoiled, self-satisfied brat is a whiny, spoiled, self-satisfied brat.

Warren Buffet Defends Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In two interviews this morning, Warren Buffett reiterated his support for Goldman Sachs in the wake of the SEC's civil fraud charges levied against th...

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...

Will Goldman Sachs Change Its Practices Before Clients Flee?

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a blitz of apparent damage control, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has been making a round of media appearances, including a recent visit with B...

Goldman Chief Could Be Out

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Some people in the Securities and Exchange Commission, I'm told authoritatively, want his scalp, given what they perceive as Goldman's shady practices.

Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein Defends 'Market Maker' Firm On 'Charlie Rose Show' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein defended the firm during an interview on "The Charlie Rose Show" Friday. Asked by Rose whether Goldman investment a...

What Goldman-Sachs CEO Should Have Told Congress

Richard Greener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Greener

Perhaps Robert V. Marrow ought to consider a career on Wall Street. Better yet, isn't there a Senatorial election coming up in New York? Either way, it appears the public would be better served than it is today.

Goldman Sachs Justice Department Investigation More Broad Than SEC's

Washington Post | Zachary A. Goldfarb and Jerry Markon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Justice Department's criminal investigation into Goldman Sachs goes beyond the financial transactions targeted by the Securities and Exchange Comm...

Time to Investigate Lloyd Blankfein and Hank Paulson

Yves Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Yves Smith

The Fed and Treasury's method of bailing out AIG reveals that a primary goal was to prevent having fraud at the banks exposed. That is a very troubling stance for bank regulators to take.

Goldman Sachs Settlement? Deal With SEC May Be In The Works

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs may soon settle its fraud case with the Securities and Exchange Commission, opting to end the legal fight rather than endure a repeat of...

Fortune Magazine and State Dept. Celebrate Young Women from Around the World

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Taylor Marsh

It wasn't an ordinary Wednesday night for the young women chosen by the U.S. Embassy in their home country to be part of Fortune magazine and the U.S. State Dept.'s Most Powerful Women mentor program.

The F Word: More Than Reform For Subprime Hurt

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Laura Flanders

As the Senate debates financial reform, millions of underpaid Americans have lost their homes, their nest eggs, and many of them, their incomes.

Comparing Goldman Sachs to a Casino Is an Insult to Casinos

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Running a gambling casino is actually a pretty simple, straightforward and honest business. You're closely regulated by the state gambling commission. But if you're Goldman Sachs, you can load the dice.

Goldman Sachs Builds Lobbyist Machine, Ramps Up Political Spending

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Until a few years ago, Goldman Sachs operated a sleepy lobby shop in the nation's capital. This Story But now, faced with fraud charges, investigatio...