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CNNMoney: Blankfein: Libor scandal is blow to public trustupdated: Wed Jul 18 2012 14:17:00

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein says the Libor scandal's "biggest impact" is a blow to the integrity of the financial system "that has already been undermined so substantially."

CNNMoney: Goldman exec quits, calling firm 'toxic'updated: Fri Mar 16 2012 10:37:00

A Goldman Sachs executive has resigned in a very public manner -- calling the firm "toxic" and disrespectful of its clients in a scathing op-ed piece published in Wednesday's New York Times.

What's really wrong with Goldman Sachsupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 10:18:00

Greg Smith left Goldman Sachs yesterday. After more than a decade at the firm, the executive left in a bit of a huff.

CNNMoney: Goldman's Blankfein endorses same-sex marriageupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 10:04:00

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has recorded a commercial endorsing the right to same-sex marriage, becoming one of the highest profile corporate executives to weigh in on the controversial campaign.

CNNMoney: Goldman Sachs posts $1 billion profitupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 13:02:00

Goldman Sachs reported a fourth-quarter profit of about $1 billion on Wednesday, reversing a loss from the third quarter and topping expectations. But the company's revenue declined from a year ago and missed analysts' forecasts.

CNNMoney: Hackers target Goldman Sachsupdated: Wed Sep 28 2011 14:18:00

A group of hackers got to financial giant Goldman Sachs Tuesday, publishing the personal information of numerous employees, including CEO Lloyd Blankfein.

CNNMoney: For Goldman's Blankfein, is chairman one title too many?updated: Wed Sep 14 2011 14:53:00

Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein is facing pressure from an activist shareholder group to relinquish his title as chairman of the board.

CNNMoney: Bank stocks get hammeredupdated: Tue Aug 23 2011 14:30:00

Shares of the biggest U.S. banks fell to fresh 52-week lows Tuesday following talk this week that Bank of America may need to recapitalize.

CNNMoney: Goldman Sachs CEO lawyers upupdated: Mon Aug 22 2011 17:39:00

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has retained the services of prominent defense attorney Reid Weingarten.

CNNMoney: Bank CEOs: Raise debt ceiling this week -- or else!updated: Thu Jul 28 2011 10:57:00

The CEOs of the nation's leading banks, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, sent a letter to the White House and Congress on Thursday urging them to hurry up and reach a debt agreement.

CNNMoney: Wall Street banks face broader New York probeupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 15:15:00

The New York Attorney General has broadened an investigation into banks that sold mortgages to investors, zeroing in on seven banks and four bond insurers, according to a source familiar with the matter.

CNNMoney: Wall Street banks face New York mortgage probeupdated: Tue May 17 2011 12:16:00

New York's attorney general is investigating three Wall Street banks for their roles in the mortgage crisis that led to the downfall of the economy, according to a source familiar with the situation.

CNNMoney: Disappearing perk: Employee stock optionsupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 03:50:00

The time-honored employee stock option has seen better days.

Fortune: High frequency traders' next target: the speed of lightupdated: Wed May 19 2010 13:56:00

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Fortune: Saying sorry: Why so few companies do itupdated: Wed May 19 2010 12:54:00

Prepping for a television show like Squawk Box is a bit like cramming for a test: Each night I need to review piles of news stories and analysts' reports on the business issues of the day.

Fortune: Goldman Sachs' moral obligation to Wall Streetupdated: Tue May 11 2010 14:17:00

After much fanfare, the shareholder meeting at Goldman Sachs ended Friday, much as the world ends in T.S. Elliot's, The Hollow Men: "Not with a bang but a whimper."

CNNMoney: Goldman's Blankfein staying putupdated: Fri May 07 2010 16:37:00

Goldman Sachs Lloyd Blankfein secured a much-needed victory at the company's annual shareholder meeting Friday -- winning the support of his investors.

CNNMoney: Goldman braces for shareholder furyupdated: Fri May 07 2010 10:26:00

Hell may hath no fury like shareholders of Goldman Sachs scorned.

Fortune: 4 ways to tell if Lloyd Blankfein's days are numbered at Goldman Sachsupdated: Tue May 04 2010 12:27:00

If you believe the betters at Intrade, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has a 75% chance of keeping his job through the end of the year. But unless you're on the Goldman board, how do you really know? By combing through recent corporate history, we found some warning signs that a CEO is being fitted for his parachute. Here are four that might signal change is in the air.

Fortune: How can succession planning help save Goldman?updated: Mon May 03 2010 13:12:00

The Goldman Sachs hearings on Capitol Hill were painful to watch for many reasons. Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman's CEO, was questioned closely by Senator Carl Levin concerning Goldman's duties to clients. Senator Levin's frustration grew as Mr. Blankfein concentrated his answers on the firm's responsibilities related to trading and market-making, rather than exhibiting a firm grasp on the distinctions in roles the firm plays with its clients in other areas, such as underwriting and asset management.

Fortune: Buffett backs Goldman Sachsupdated: Sat May 01 2010 12:55:00

Warren Buffett offered his strongest defense yet of Goldman Sachs, saying he doesn't believe the investment bank acted improperly in a sale of subprime-related securities at the heart of a Securities and Exchange Commission fraud case.

Fortune: How Carl Levin got Goldman Sachs's goatupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 15:21:00

At Tuesday's epic Goldman Sachs hearing, Senator Carl Levin of Michigan led a public grilling of Wall Street not seen by a government panel since the Depression-investigating Pecora Commission. Fortune wanted to know what Levin thought of the answers he got from executives, including CEO Lloyd Blankfein, whether Goldman can save its reputation, and what his committee has learned from its hearings on the financial crisis.

CNNMoney: Feds begin criminal probe into Goldman - reportsupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 15:19:00

Federal prosecutors are reportedly looking into whether Goldman Sachs has committed securities fraud.

Fortune: Always bet on Blankfeinupdated: Wed Apr 28 2010 13:27:00

If you want to know how Lloyd Blankfein is hanging in these days, you could read the SEC complaint against Goldman Sachs, which accuses his firm of fraud. You could watch the late night hosts tee off on yesterday's ten-hour Senate grilling of the Goldman CEO and his underlings. You could scan the emails released by that committee in which Goldman execs verbally cavort over the steal they think they are getting away with. But none of those is as coldly efficient as the mechanism Goldman Sachs itself uses to learn about and profit on the world around it: the markets.

CNNMoney: Is Goldman evil or just doing its job?updated: Wed Apr 28 2010 12:11:00

The Goldman Sachs Senate hearing is finally over, but people are still chatting about whether Tuesday's verbal dressing down of Lloyd Blankfein and other Goldman executives was justified or a case of overkill.

CNNMoney: Goldman execs: We didn't do anything wrongupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 21:21:00

Top Goldman Sachs representatives -- including CEO Lloyd Blankfein -- attempted to deflect criticism Tuesday as they faced a blistering cross-examination from lawmakers about the firm's role in the financial crisis.

CNNMoney: Goldman stock ends higherupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 17:33:00

Goldman Sachs shares gained Tuesday even as lawmakers grilled the Wall Street firm's executives on the role investment banks played in the financial meltdown and on a day the broader stock market tumbled.

CNNMoney: Blankfein: Goldman didn't bet against investorsupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 05:48:00

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein will testify Tuesday that his firm didn't mislead investors and didn't bet against the housing market, according to his opening remarks released Monday.

CNNMoney: 4 tough questions for Goldman Sachsupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 03:48:00

Goldman Sachs' moment of public flogging is here.

CNNMoney: Senate panel: Goldman hurt customersupdated: Mon Apr 26 2010 17:01:00

Goldman Sachs bet aggressively against the U.S. mortgage market, but also profited at the expense of some clients, according to a series of company documents released by lawmakers Monday.

CNNMoney: Goldman knew it profited in crisisupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 20:18:00

Internal Goldman Sachs e-mails released on Capitol Hill Saturday show how the firm used bets on mortgage securities in a bid to profit as the housing market began to plummet several years ago.

CNNMoney: Goldman Sachs shareholders sue execsupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 19:54:00

Two shareholders have sued top Goldman Sachs officials, including chief executive Lloyd Blankfein, in lawsuits related to fraud charges issued last week by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Goldman Sachs: Bailed out and in troubleupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 12:12:00

An investment giant is back in the black after the federal bailout, but Goldman Sachs has some explaining to do.

Fortune: Why Goldman should overhaul its boardupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 16:13:00

Not so long ago, it would have been heresy to say Goldman Sachs should take a cue from Citigroup. But as Goldman's sins come to light, Lloyd Blankfein could do worse than to follow Vikram Pandit's path to redemption.

CNNMoney: Goldman faces tough questions over SEC suitupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 15:03:00

Goldman Sachs executives endured a barrage of questions from the investment community and reporters Tuesday for its role in creating a complex mortgage security which has since prompted federal fraud charges against the company.

CNNMoney: Goldman's Blankfein leaves pep-talk voicemailupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 15:17:00

Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein gave employees a motivational pep talk via voicemail this weekend, following fraud charges filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

CNNMoney: Goldman Sachs: No apologiesupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 12:26:00

Goldman Sachs defended its controversial employee bonuses and multi-billion dollar relationship with AIG in its annual report released Wednesday, while downplaying its short-selling in the mortgage market.

CNNMoney: Stocks claw out a gain after late rallyupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 18:21:00

Stocks erased big losses by the close Friday, with technology shares leading the advance, following a three-session rout that had taken the market to its lowest point since last fall.

CNNMoney: Goldman's Blankfein collects $9 million bonusupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 17:39:00

Goldman Sachs stunned many in the Wall Street community Friday by awarding chief executive Lloyd Blankfein $9 million as his year-end bonus, far less than many were anticipating, and none of it in cash.

CNNMoney: JPMorgan's Dimon scores $16M bonusupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 11:22:00

JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon will take home a nearly $16 million bonus in restricted stock and options for leading the bank to a big profit last year.

Fortune: The man who walked away from Goldman Sachsupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 09:08:00

When Jon Winkelried first ventured inside Goldman Sachs it was early spring of 1981, and the future co-president of the 141-year-old firm was just finishing up the fourth year of his five-year undergraduate/MBA program at the University of Chicago. He had come to New York City in the hopes of securing a summer internship, but the firm's hallways felt alien to him. While only 20 miles due west of Wall Street, the town of Millburn, N.J., where Winkelried grew up, was a world away. His mother was a schoolteacher, his dad the product of a Jewish, working-class neighborhood in Newark who managed local parking garages.

Fortune: Banking reform: Harder than it soundsupdated: Fri Jan 22 2010 12:14:00

It took long enough, but with his proposal to break up the banks, President Obama has finally presented a way to reform Wall Street that matches the scale of the problem.

CNNMoney: Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission hears from bank CEOsupdated: Wed Jan 13 2010 13:27:00

Four top bank chief executives told a panel probing the financial crisis Wednesday that they made mistakes but didn't realize how bad they were at the time.

Intriguing people for January 13, 2010updated: Wed Jan 13 2010 09:26:00

Wyclef Jean The Grammy Award-winning musician and producer has set up a relief fund for earthquake victims in Haiti and has returned to his native country. He was born there in 1972. His family moved to Brooklyn, New York, when he was 9 and later to New Jersey.

CNNMoney: Bank CEOs to answer for financial crisisupdated: Tue Jan 12 2010 23:34:00

As lawmakers start trickling back to Washington, a panel tasked with investigating the financial crisis is set to make its first big splash.

Fortune: Is a bonus tax in our future?updated: Thu Dec 10 2009 15:53:00

The odds aren't on its side, but a bonus tax could happen in the United States too.

CNNMoney: How much should Goldman pay its CEO?updated: Fri Dec 04 2009 11:25:00

How much should Goldman Sachs pay Lloyd Blankfein?

CNNMoney: Shut up, Lloyd Blankfein!updated: Thu Nov 19 2009 09:40:00

The public relations gurus who are advising Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein might want to give him some new advice. Shut up!

Fortune: The big financial pay pieupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 14:55:00

As the world knows, the public is up in arms about the compensation being paid at financial companies that owe their very existence to massive government help. Ordinary citizens, earning ordinary pay (or none at all), burn to see bankers and Wall Streeters get rudely cut down to size. But what many people don't focus on is that lower pay for these corporate fat cats would simply mean more money for the shareholders who own their companies. At heart, it's this year's rebound in profits that is causing the commotion. Earnings at Goldman Sachs, currently everybody's favorite piñata, are up 70%; guessing what CEO Lloyd Blankfein will make has suddenly become a parlor game. Maddeningly for anyone already mad, the government spurred the profits by keeping interest rates low and allowing financial firms to fund their operations cheaply.

CNNMoney: Goldman, Buffett launch $500 million small biz initiativeupdated: Tue Nov 17 2009 19:11:00

Goldman Sachs earned an eye-popping $3.2 billion last quarter. Now it's decided to share some of that with the little guys.

Wall Street titan should explain what he does for a livingupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 09:35:00

The national rage directed at Wall Street seems to be intensifying.

Fortune: Blankfein: 'We contribute to growth'updated: Fri Oct 16 2009 12:59:00

Furor over bonuses shouldn't obscure the role Goldman Sachs plays in fostering global economic growth, CEO Lloyd Blankfein said Friday.

Goldman Sachs gives bonusesupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 22:39:00

Banking giant Goldman Sachs is facing a bonus scandle. ITN's John Sparks reports.

Goldman Sachs profits crush estimatesupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 22:39:00

Goldman Sachs reported on Thursday that it had nearly quadrupled its profits in the third quarter compared with a year ago, driven by a jump in trading revenues and strong returns on its own corporate investments.

CNNMoney: Play it again, Lloydupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 15:22:00

Anyone expecting Lloyd Blankfein to issue a nostra culpa for all the financial crises in modern economic history will have been disappointed.

Fortune: Goldman CEO lashes out at big paydaysupdated: Wed Sep 09 2009 16:50:00

Don't believe Lloyd Blankfein when he says he feels your bonus pain.

CNNMoney: No remorse in this financial crisisupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 13:09:00

Aristotle said tragedy should provide catharsis. The shock of the play was supposed to purify the audience. By that standard, the current financial crisis is more like a lesson in botany than Greek drama.

Fortune: For Mr. BRIC, nations meeting a milestoneupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 14:52:00

For the first time, Brazil, Russia, India, and China -- dubbed the BRIC nations -- held a summit this week to discuss the global economy and their role in it.

Fortune: Is Bear's Alan Schwartz headed to Goldman Sachs?updated: Mon Apr 27 2009 11:33:00

One of the few remaining mysteries from the fall of Bear Stearns is where's Alan Schwartz? Schwartz, as you may remember, was the affable M&A banker who had the misfortune of becoming Bear Stearns CEO in January 2008, two months before the 85-year-old firm collapsed.

CNNMoney: Financial stocks to bank onupdated: Thu Feb 19 2009 09:52:00

Wall Street chieftains long ago stopped marking the progression of the financial crisis with sports analogies. That's because they got it completely wrong when they did so last spring. The game was clearly not in the early fourth quarter, as Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein suggested, nor in the "eighth or ninth inning," as John Mack, who runs Morgan Stanley, asserted.

CNNMoney: The problem with paying back TARP $updated: Fri Feb 13 2009 17:29:00

Banks may need money - they just claim that they don't want it from the U.S. government anymore.

CNNMoney: Goldman Sachs posts $2.1 billion lossupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 12:51:00

Goldman Sachs suffered its first loss as a publicly traded company Tuesday, serving as yet another reminder that no corner of Wall Street has escaped the ongoing financial crisis.

CNNMoney: Global stocks shaky amid economic woesupdated: Mon Nov 17 2008 05:35:00

Global stocks wavered Monday on news that Japan's economy, the second largest in the world, had fallen into recession.

Fortune: Goldman's commodities queenupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 04:39:00

With some $3.4 billion in revenue, Goldman Sachs's commodities desk is not just a cash cow - it has also been a launchpad for CEO Lloyd Blankfein and president Gary Cohn.

Time.com: No Lehman-Style Debacle for Goldman Sachsupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 14:50:00

Second quarter earnings fell about 10 percent, but the world's largest investment bank still easily beat lowered Wall Street expectations

CNNMoney: Most CEO salaries were stunted in 2007updated: Thu May 29 2008 17:24:00

The average rate of pay for top executives came down last year though CEOs at larger companies received substantial raises, according to a study released Thursday.

SI.com: Peter King: Inside look at Falcons GM in MMQBupdated: Thu Apr 10 2008 11:50:00

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- New England owner Robert Kraft, hustling to a meeting this morning at the annual NFL meetings at this mecca of wealth, stopped in his tracks when he saw a former Patriots employee off the lobby of The Breakers hotel. Kraft stuck out his hand and warmly shook Thomas Dimitroff's.

Time.com: Giving Investors a Say on CEO Payupdated: Wed Apr 09 2008 18:00:00

Big investors are pressuring companies to let them have some input on executive compensation. But will it actually rein in eye-popping pay packages?

Fortune: Banks see a brighter dayupdated: Tue Mar 18 2008 15:08:00

Maybe the financial system isn't on the verge of collapse after all.

Fortune: The man who must keep Goldman growingupdated: Wed Mar 05 2008 08:02:00

Lloyd Blankfein worries. True, as CEO of Goldman Sachs, he stands at the summit of the financial world. He just led his firm to its best year ever. He was paid $68.7 million in 2007 - record for a Wall Street chief - and recently bought a $26.5 million apartment at 15 Central Park West, the Robert A.M. Stern-designed building that also houses Sting and Sandy (Weill). But still, Lloyd Blankfein worries. "If you're really poor at what you do, maybe there's a 9% chance that you'll have a problem," he frequently says. "If you're really, really good, maybe there's a 3% chance." Or he says, "If you're on a beach and a tsunami hits, you'll drown whether you're a small child or an Olympic swimmer." Or he says simply, "Some things will go bad no matter how good you are."

Fortune: Stop whining about sovereign wealth fundsupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 16:21:00

They may have ridden to the rescue of Citigroup and Merrill Lynch in the past couple of months, but the rise of so-called sovereign wealth funds - huge state investment vehicles from places like Russia, Kuwait and Singapore with billions of dollars to invest - has sparked a nervous reaction in the U.S. and prompted official calls for the funds to be subject to an international code of conduct.

CNNMoney: Goldman's Blankfein collects $68M bonusupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 18:51:00

Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein will take home nearly $68 million in restricted stock, options and cash, making it the largest bonus ever given to a Wall Street CEO.

Banking on a bonusupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 18:51:00

Despite financial market volatility, Wall Street bonuses will be robust again this year. CNN's Maria Ines Ferre reports.

Stellar bonus year on Wall Streetupdated: Tue Dec 18 2007 23:01:00

It's been another banner year for Goldman Sachs employees.

Goldman Sachs record resultsupdated: Tue Dec 18 2007 23:01:00

TowerGroup's Ralph Silva discusses what he makes of Goldman Sachs' record results after such a volatile year.

CNNMoney: Goldman's $20B paycheck bonanzaupdated: Tue Dec 18 2007 10:36:00

So marks another banner year for Goldman Sachs employees.

CNNMoney: Goldman CEO may break bonus recordupdated: Thu Dec 13 2007 04:03:00

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein could take home as much as $70 million this year, according to a published report.

Fortune: House of the holy molyupdated: Wed Dec 12 2007 14:17:00

It's the latest entry into the annals of ridiculous wealth, and some of Wall Street's biggest names are getting ready to move in: Brand-new 15 Central Park West has been causing a fuss ever since it sold out its $2 billion worth of real estate in less than two years. Hedge funder Daniel Loeb raised eyebrows when he paid $45 million, or $4,200 a square foot, for his pad on the "tower" side two years ago, but it turned out to be a value play: Sandy Weill paid $6,200 a square foot for his.

CNNMoney: Wall St. CEOs: More credit worriesupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 15:59:00

Credit markets continued to weigh on the minds of some high-profile Wall Street CEOs Tuesday, with at least two key execs warning of more gloom in the months ahead.

CNNMoney: Stocks rally backupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 12:46:00

Stocks rallied Tuesday, as Wal-Mart's earnings report, upbeat comments from Goldman Sachs' CEO and falling oil prices gave investors a reason to return after a tough period that left the Dow below 13,000 for the first time this fall.

CNNMoney: Goldman Sachs tops expectationsupdated: Thu Sep 20 2007 01:54:00

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter results well ahead of Wall Street projections, as the world's largest investment bank realized gains from takeover advice and the sale of its holdings in an energy company.

Fortune: The greatest economic boom everupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 21:46:00

Just how red-hot is the current worldwide expansion? "This is far and away the strongest global economy I've seen in my business lifetime," U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson declared on a recent visit to Fortune's offices.

Fortune: Captain's Blog, stardate 5/3/07updated: Thu May 03 2007 08:42:00

MARKETS: Business is Back! April was such a charm! And here we are in May and the beat goes on. Like this on Wednesday: "Orders to U.S. factories surged in March by the largest amount in a year..." (Business is back!) TWX and YUM earnings were tasty and so we have another record for the Dow, crossing (Jordan) 13,200 for the first time. What was really nice to see was that the NAZ and S&P outpaced the Dow, because so much of the rally recently was big stocks outperforming (and playing catch up really with) the rest of the market. Finally the folks who've been saying that big caps looked cheap are looking smart.....Third time's a charm with Cablevision, right? Dolans are paying out $36.26 a share. Can you believe they originally offered $27 last fall? Good for the board to get up, stand up, get up for your rights!....Hey what are you doing this weekend, The (Kentucky) Derby or BRK's annual meeting? Hard to do both, trust me.....

CNNMoney: Hedge fund pay seen dwarfing Wall Streetupdated: Tue Apr 24 2007 09:41:00

The pay packages of top hedge fund managers dwarfed the biggest salaries on Wall Street, according to a report Tuesday.

Fortune: Captain's Blog, stardate 1/3/07updated: Thu Jan 04 2007 08:09:00

MARKETS: There you have it, in a nutshell, the whole trading year - all wrapped up in the first session of the year. Stocks started Tuesday strong, but ended up just a smidge: Dow up 11(actually the S&Ps fell a point plus) on concerns about the soft housing sector. Interestingly I was talking to one of the most famous hedge fund managers in the world (think Soros or Robertson, but not one of those two and I can't name him right yet), and he was saying that while the trend for U.S. stocks in his mind is up for 2007, he has this nagging underpinning of worry. He isn't sure what the bugbear is and that makes him uneasy. So it could be housing, but I say it's NEVER the 18-wheeler you see coming two miles away that kills you. It's something that sneaks up on you: from nat gas prices to Long Term Capital to (heaven help us), 9/11. On the other hand, it's a healthy rally that climbs a wall of worry. I'm concerned though, as is Lloyd Blankfein (CEO Of Goldman Sachs), that there just aren't any risk premiums o...

The day in numbers: $627,500updated: Thu Dec 14 2006 05:29:00

It's the time of the year when city staff anticipate their year-end bonuses. Following a record year, employees of investment bank Goldman Sachs & Co. will be paid unprecedented amounts. In London, average staff earnings, including bonus, are as high as $627,500 (319,000 pounds).

CNNMoney: Goldman doles out record pay - 40% surgeupdated: Wed Dec 13 2006 11:00:00

Goldman Sachs is handing out big, fat holiday gifts to its employees this year, with an average 25 percent hike in pay per employee, resulting in a record-high compensation package.

Fortune: Serwer: Betting on a head rollingupdated: Tue Sep 12 2006 08:31:00

Was down on the floor of the NYSE during the 9/11 moment of silence yesterday and, boy, was that emotional. Producer Ashley says they should keep the two pillars of light up every night, instead of building the Freedom Tower. Hmmm.....

CNNMoney: Don't cry for Goldman Sachsupdated: Tue May 30 2006 14:05:00

Goldman Sachs may be bidding adieu to Chairman and Chief Executive Henry Paulson, but don't expect Paulson's exit to mark any slowdown in the company's stellar growth, making Goldman Sachs a hot bet for investors.

Fortune: A Wall St. star hits the even bigger timeupdated: Fri Feb 24 2006 07:22:00

Larry Fink, co-founder and CEO of money-management firm BlackRock, which just agreed to merge with Merrill Lynch's investment-management business, is in a car on his way from Manhattan to central N...

Fortune: Star Powerupdated: Mon Jan 30 2006 11:18:00

DAVID CALHOUN General Electric LEADING HEADHUNTERS AGREE: The No. 1 draft pick in the game of grabbing top executive talent--the most lusted-after managerial star who isn't already a CEO--is David Calhoun of General Electric. "He's the top of the list," says Gerry Roche of executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles. "He's the complete package," says Roche's archrival, Tom Neff of SpencerStuart. In this game, if Roche and Neff say you're it, you're it.

Fortune: Rising Star: Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachsupdated: Tue Jan 24 2006 13:22:00

If I weren't afraid to assert anything with any kind of confidence, I would tell you that I'm the most insecure person in the world.

Fortune: Inside The Money Machine Wall Street's most celebrated--and secretive--firm is nothing like you'd imaginupdated: Mon Sep 06 2004 00:01:00

There is little about Wall Street that still feels larger than life. The scandals of the last bull market have smudged much of the luster, and consolidation has dulled some of the history, making t...

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