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Sorkin, Bove Flip On Senate's Goldman Sachs Report After Meeting With Firm

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Goldman Sachs is quietly pushing back against accusations that it may have broken the law, as employees of the firm have met with a pair o...

Goldman Might Release Documents To Counter Senate Report

Posted 08.06.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc could release documents to counter a Senate subcommittee report that said the bank misled clients about mortgage-linked se...

Goldman Accused Of Purposefully Moving At 'Glacial Pace' In Probe

Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

(Santosh Nadgir) - Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc accused Goldman Sachs Group Inc of intentionally trying to delay providing documents related to a ...

Goldman Offered Libyan Fund Chance To Become Huge Shareholder

Posted 07.31.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs invested more than $1.3 billion from Libya's sovereign-wealth fund in currency bets and other trades in 2008 and the investment lost...

Goldman Expects Federal Prosecutors To Demand Documents

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 07.20.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs executives expect federal prosecutors to demand to see internal documents, as the government ramps up its investigation into the way the...

Matt Taibbi: Goldman Could Achieve 'Corrupt-Enterprise Nirvana'

Rolling Stone | MATT TAIBBI | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

They weren't murderers or anything; they had merely stolen more money than most people can rationally conceive of, from their own customers, in a few ...

Investor Used 'Corporate Spies' To Get Insider Tips, Prosecutors Say

AP | By TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 06.20.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Extensive wiretap evidence in the biggest hedge fund insider trading case in history proves a Wall Street heavyweight routinely used a cad...

Bipartisan Senators Indict Wall Street, Media Yawns. Six Guys Push Stale Deficit Hype, Media Goes Wild

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.18.2011 | Media
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It should have been the lead story from coast to coast: A bipartisan panel of senators released a damning report that slammed bankers, regulators and ratings agencies. Yet the media responded with a collective yawn.

William Alden

Goldman Sachs Chief Could Face Criminal Prosecution For Role In Financial Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Goldman Sachs executives deceived clients in order to profit off the brewing financial crisis and then misled Congress when asked to exp...

Simon Johnson: Could Goldman Sachs Fail?

baselinescenario.com | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

If Goldman Sachs were to hit a hypothetical financial rock, would they be allowed to fail -- to go bankrupt as did Lehman -- or would they and their c...

Senate Panel Slams Goldman Sachs

Reuters | Kevin Drawbaugh | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

April 14, 2011 12:38:56 AM By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the most damning official U.S. report yet produced on Wall Street's ...

Goldman Gives Blankfein a $5.4 Million Cash Bonus

AP | Posted 06.02.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Lloyd Blankfein, the CEO of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., saw his 2010 compensation rise to $14.1 million from just over $1 million in 20...

The Person We Should Be Moving Our Money to

Don McNay | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Over 4 million people moved their money from Wall Street Banks in 2010, according to Sara Ackerman, project coordinator for Move Your Money. I bought...

Inside One Of Goldman Sachs' Most Profitable Divisions

Bloomberg | Christine Harper | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business

For Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Special Situations Group, disasters can be a source of some of the biggest profits. Now the secretive investing opera...

That Was a Classy Thing Lloyd Blankfein Did at the Rajaratnam Trial This Week

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

The surprising thing about Blankfein's appearance was not what he said on the stand, but what he did when he stepped down.

Goldman Sachs Chief Discusses His Work Habits On Witness Stand

Bloomberg | David Glovin, Bob Van Voris and Patricia Hurtado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), checks his bank's profit every day, prefers voice mail to e-mail and makes ...

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein: Rajaratnam Obtained Confidential Information

Reuters | Grant McCool and Jonathan Stempel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein made his much-anticipated appearance at Raj Rajaratnam's trial, telli...

Goldman Sachs Considers Helping Russia Attract Foreign Capital

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MOSCOW — President Dmitry Medvedev has held talks with Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein about the bank's possible participation in a direct i...

Goldman CEO Fought Against Raising Wall St. Salaries -- Then Got A Big Raise

Bloomberg | Christine Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s chairman and chief executive officer, warned against raising base salaries on Wall Street less than eight ...

Adam Smith and the Wall Street Bonuses

John Paul Rollert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Paul Rollert

In Smith's vision of capitalism, market failure and moral failure went hand-in-hand. Yet Smith realized that it was vanity, not prudence or restraint, that kept the wheels of capitalism turning.

Wall Street Pay Jumps 5.7 Percent, Breaking Record

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street pay is rising, while income for normal Americans has stagnated. Even as the real economy limped, financial firms paid employees a reco...

Goldman Sachs' Top Execs Got Huge Stock Windfall During Crisis

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: Despite concerns raised yesterday, bank analyst David Trone does not think Goldman Sachs will lose the opportunity to take Facebook public. F...

Goldman Sachs Chief Makes Pitch For Groupon IPO

Bloomberg | Douglas MacMillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein visited the Chicago headquarters of Groupon Inc. yesterday to pitch executives on hir...

Which Is More "Gangsta," 50 Cent's Twitter Stock Pitch or Goldman's Facebook Deal?

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

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'.

Goldman's Empty Promises

Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles Gasparino

Goldman Sachs has completed its first ever top to bottom review of its business practices and it looks like we can expect nothing but more of the same from them going forward.