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Should Congress Take Social Security Advice From Goldman Sachs CEO?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Whirligig of Time Fails to Bring Its Revenges

Vicky Ward | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Vicky Ward

Greed never dies; rules are made to be bent; the rich are indeed different from the rest of us -- and Shakespeare's fool was wrong. It would seem the whirligig of time does not, alas, bring its revenges.

Goldman Sachs, Business Standards and the Critics

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Goldman Sachs' sixty-seven-page report of its business standards committee on proposed internal changes has been met with skepticism -- with one exception.

Handcuffs for Wall Street, Not Happy-Talk

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

When you steal a lot of money, you go to jail. Obama doesn't just need tough talk for Wall Street, he needs to prosecute the frauds that were committed, and explain them to the American people.

Goldman Sachs To Create Internal 'Business Standards Committee'

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs' embattled Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein told investors Friday that the firm is creating a business standards commit...

Is This The Stupidest Infographic Ever? (PICTURE)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

There are so many questions to ask about Goldman Sachs, the company's alleged fraud, the key players, the motives, the logistics, but none of these qu...

This Week in Cheating: Goldman Testifies

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

As Goldman Sachs prepares to testify before Congress, The Cheater offers a few proven tricks.

Lloyd Blankfein's Most Memorable Quotes (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Once dubbed "the master of the quip" by the New York Times, Lloyd Blankfein has made more than a few headlines with his penchant for one-liners. The ...

Colleges That Graduated The MOST CEOs (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

BusinessWeek has compiled a list of the ten colleges that hosted the most CEOs during their undergraduate years. The University of California leads t...

Bonus Watch

Norb Vonnegut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norb Vonnegut

Ordinarily, I don't care how much members of the brass make. Success is a beautiful thing, right? But with this round of Wall St. bonuses, the companies would not be standing without taxpayer-funded rescues.

Goldman Sachs Bonuses: CEO Lloyd Blankfein Gets $9 Million Stock Bonus For 2009

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO Lloyd Blankfein is getting a $9 million stock bonus for 2009, a modest payday by Wall Street standards t...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne

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Goldman Sachs Will Earn $1 Billion If CIT Fails; U.S. Taxpayers Will Lose $2 Billion

Financial Times | By Henny Sender and Saskia Scholtes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs stands to receive a payment of $1bn -- while US taxpayers would lose $2.3bn -- if embattled commercial lender CIT files for Chapter 11 b...

NY Post: Obama Was Nice To Bankers Despite 'Fat Cat' Remark

New York Post | Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In public, President Obama is on a tear against Wall Street. In private, not so much Over the weekend, Obama attacked fat-cat investment bankers, te...

Goldman Sachs Bonuses: Columnist Says Analysts Predict $23 Billion Bonus Pool, Firm May Make Huge Donation

New York Times | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By most analyst estimates, the annual bonus pool will swell to more than $23 billion. In its second quarter, Goldman disclosed it had put aside $11.4 ...

The Secrets To Goldman Sachs' Success: Contrary Bets, Predatory Lending, Government Connections, Offshore Tax Havens

McClatchy | Greg Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- In 2006 and 2007, Goldman Sachs Group peddled more than $40 billion in securities backed by at least 200,000 risky home mortgages, but n...

Goldman Sachs Doing "God's Work"?

Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles Gasparino

The only thing worse than Goldman Sachs amassing billions in bonus money for its executives, based on various government subsidies and bailout measures, is listening to it try to explain it all away.

Blankfein Interview: Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Says Firm Got No Special Treatment, Plans Bonuses For 2009

The Wall Street Journal | HOLMAN W. JENKINS JR. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sitting across from me now in his comfortable office on the 30th floor of company headquarters in lower Manhattan, Goldman's CEO Lloyd Blankfein profe...

Taxpayers Help Goldman Sachs Reach Height Of Profit In New Skyscraper

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the first six months of 2010, about 6,000 employees of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will take a break from their spreadsheets and move across the south...

Frank Rich: Goldman Can Spare You A Dime

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As leader of the Wall Street pack, Goldman declared surging profits, keeping it on track to dispense a record $23 billion in bonuses for 2009. But mos...

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein: "I'm Doing God's Work."

Times Online | John Arlidge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman's reputation is suddenly as toxic as the credit default swaps and other inexplicably exotic financial instruments it used to buy with glee. Th...

Goldman Sachs, America's Unofficial Welfare Queen?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

To set the record straight, Goldman Sachs should come clean on any funds it received from U.S. taxpayers, passed through AIG, in the first quarter of 2009, and provide a precise accounting on how those payments affected their Q1 bottom line.

Blankfein: Pay Standards Should Be Changed

AP/Fox Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The chief executive of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on Tuesday called for new standards on how Wall Street executives are compensated a...