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Why I Wish I Had Stayed at Goldman Sachs Longer

Shani Magosky | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business
Shani Magosky

Greg Smith's NYT op-ed created quite a stir. But as a Goldman Sachs "alum," I believe nowhere else has such an abundance of smart colleagues, the ability to innovate and set gold standards, and management that gets it right far more often than they get it wrong.

Who Keeps the 'GS' Monogram Towels? The Greg Smith/Goldman Sachs Divorce

April Rudin | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business
April Rudin

Just like all long-term relationships, the qualities which first attracted Greg Smith to Goldman Sachs now seemed wrong instead of right. Who or what had changed: Greg Smith or Goldman Sachs?

Goldman Sachs, Tops In Self-Flagellation

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business

Greg Smith's tell-all about Goldman Sachs put CEO Lloyd Blankfein -- or He Who Rides The Squid -- through a dark night of the soul, one that apparentl...

Greg Smith On Occupy: 'They Didn't Know What They Were Protesting'

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business

Greg Smith wrote the essay that echoed across Wall Street like a thunderclap. Smith was a vice president at Goldman Sachs until March. He announced h...

WATCH: Ex-Banker Greg Smith Tells '60 Minutes' Goldman Sachs Mistreated Clients

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business

Greg Smith, the former Goldman Sachs vice president who notoriously resigned from the investment banking behemoth in a New York Times op-ed in March c...

Goldman Sachs' Confusing PR Move

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business

Goldman Sachs, which has been on the defensive ahead of the Monday release of a new tell-all book by a former employee, fired off a sassy tweet Friday...

Goldman Sachs Tell-All Paints Horrifying Picture Of Wall Street

Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

If Andrew Ross Sorkin is mad at him, then Greg Smith might just be on to something.

Ex-Goldman Banker: Transactions Became 'Morally Ambiguous'

Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean Goldman Sachs is not after you. In his new book, "Why I Quit Goldman Sachs" -- a copy of which The Huffington Post has gotten our hands on, ahead of its Oct. 22 publication date -- world-famous job quitter Greg Smith alleges that Goldman frequently made recommendations to clients and then took the opposite side of the trade it had just recommended.

Goldman Sachs: Greg Smith Left Because We Wouldn't Double His Salary And Promote Him

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

Goldman Sachs would like to tell you why Greg Smith quit, preferably before Monday when his new book "Why I Left Goldman Sachs" will also tell you. ...

Goldman Sachs Cruel Mildly Cruel To Interns, Greg Smith Alleges

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

Sometimes you have to toss a few cheddar cheese salads in the garbage to make a Goldman Sachs employee. That is one of the many harsh truths revea...

Goldman Sachs Employees Say Mean Things About Ex-Colleague Who Wrote Mean Things About Them

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business

Greg Smith, the banker who publicly resigned from Goldman Sachs citing a "toxic" environment, really just wanted more money, his ex-colleagues allege....

The Delusion of Corporate Culture

Jeff Schmitt | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Jeff Schmitt

You see, I don't put much stock in culture these days. Maybe that's because it's so ingrained that I don't notice it anymore. Or, maybe it's because culture is all hype. Don't believe me. Look around your office.

Buffett 2, Goldman 0

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Warren Buffett always seems to be one step ahead. Buffett, the billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has recently come out looking like a major wi...

D.M. Levine

Goldman Ends Muppet Hunt

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

The Great Muppet Hunt has concluded at Goldman Sachs. Fox Business correspondent Charlie Gasparino, citing "people close to Goldman," reports that...

How Goldman Sachs Is Trying To Boost Morale

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

Even the great Vampire Squid knows when to give its young some love. Goldman Sachs has plans to give its junior-level employees more vacation time...

Conflicts: No Ambiguity

Peter J. Solomon | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Peter J. Solomon

In The Partnership: The Making of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein defines Goldman Sachs' view of conflicts, but his concept of the relationship between an advisor and its clients is alien to the tenets of trust and fiduciary obligations.

Author Of Muppet Op-Ed Lands Lucrative Book Deal

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) - Greg Smith, the former Goldman Sachs executive who condemned the powerful investment bank in a scathing New York Time...

Ex-SEC Chairman Defends Goldman: 'Nobody Really Puts Customers First'

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

That old adage that the customer is always right might be true. Whether it matters is up for debate. “Nobody really puts customers first,” Art...

Why Profit Should Not Be the Primary Purpose of Business

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.27.2012 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Many people believe that the sole purpose of business is to make money. They're wrong. When you overemphasize profit -- particularly short-term profit -- you wind up creating a culture that underemphasizes customers.

Former Goldman Exec Who Wrote Scathing Column Reportedly Seeking Book Deal

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2012 | Business

* Ex-Goldman Sachs exec met with publishers-NY Times * Book proposed as a banker's coming-of-age story CHICAGO, March 24...

Trust, but Verify: Recent Revelations Make the Case for More Responsive, and Responsible, Banking

Ray Brescia | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business
Ray Brescia

Allegations about the culture at Goldman Sachs are just the most recent of a stream of embarrassing revelations about bank practices to have come to light in recent years.

The Mass Murderer, the Multi-National and the Mega-Bank: Where Are the 'Good Guys' in America?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Stuart Muszynski

Will America continue to be a "good guy" nation in our own eyes and the eyes of the world? Or will some businesses lead us into a downward spiral and will average Americans allow ourselves to be swept up in it?

Goldman's Reputation Hits Crisis-Level Lows

Posted 03.22.2012 | Business

Goldman Sachs is looking even worse than it did during the financial crisis. The investment bank's reputation plunged to levels below the lowest l...

Financial Statesmanship for a New Economy

John Fullerton | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
John Fullerton

I wonder what happened to the belief that banking is a profession, as J.P. Morgan believed, rather than "just a business" as it is today.

Why Goldman Sachs Resignation Could Spark Seismic Change

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Ben Cohen

The resignation of Greg Smith may or may not be the beginning of something big, but more and more of these events are happening and one of them could provide the tipping point for an irreversible change in culture.