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Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)

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  • Mar. 1, 2010, 9:49 AM
    Goldman Sachs' (GS) board rejects demands from shareholders that it investigate recent compensation awards, recoup excessive compensation and reform pay practices. The firm says its compensation policies were "appropriate." (SEC filing)
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  • Feb. 26, 2010, 8:30 AM
    The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission plans to put bank execs back on the stand, saying last month's questioning of Lloyd Blankfein (GS), John Mack (MS), Jamie Dimon (JPM) and Brian Moynihan (BAC) wasn't the end of the process for them.
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  • Feb. 25, 2010, 5:53 PM
    Buy U.S. bonds over bunds, Goldman Sachs (GS) says, figuring Treasurys will outperform German debt as yields have topped: "Investors have not fully taken on board the ongoing decline in core inflation."
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  • Feb. 25, 2010, 10:55 AM
    Goldman's (GS) Greek swaps aren't the only issue in the country's debt concealment; Greece went on a spree of mythologically named securitization deals in 2000 and 2001 that may have amounted to a "garage sale on a national scale."
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  • Feb. 25, 2010, 9:29 AM
    The Fed and SEC are both looking into accusations Goldman Sachs (GS) has placed bets on a Greece default, Bernanke says in his second day of testimony.
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  • Feb. 22, 2010, 9:39 AM
    Though Goldman Sachs (GS) may have arranged the largest of the contracts, sources say Greece had swap agreements with as many as 15 securities firms.
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  • Feb. 19, 2010, 2:12 PM
    After hearing Goldman Sachs (GS) and other firms say they weren't in trouble and didn't need help, it's enjoyable reading to see their 2008 fire-sale freakout, William Cohan writes. Documents filed with the SEC show dealmakers couldn't dump their own stock fast enough.
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  • Feb. 18, 2010, 12:08 PM
    Matt Taibbi's latest evisceration of Goldman Sachs (GS) notes Wall St. banks "aren't just pocketing the trillions we gave them to rescue the economy - they're recreating the conditions for another crash." Taibbi likens recapitalizing bad banks to an addict returning to the con-man to demand his money back. "Ask yourself how well that ever works out. And then get ready for the reload."
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  • Feb. 18, 2010, 9:18 AM
    Macquarie Equities sees Goldman Sachs's (GS) Q1 trailing previous forecasts, citing concerns over sovereign debt, potential anti-trading legislation, and China's attempts to cool growth. Shares are -1% premarket.
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  • Feb. 17, 2010, 6:52 PM
    So Goldman Sachs (GS) is part of the Greece mess; but how, exactly? Some details on what currency swaps are and how they could be used to hide national debt.
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  • Feb. 17, 2010, 12:56 PM
    Some stirring in commercial real estate? Goldman Sachs' (GS) potential funding of a Tennessee mall may show that Wall Street is ready to resume bundling real estate loans into bonds. But on other fronts, downtowns are going downhill.
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  • Feb. 16, 2010, 6:16 AM
    Kevin Connor wonders whether hedge-fund giant John Paulson is partnering with Goldman Sachs (GS) in building massive and profitable bets against Greece.
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  • Feb. 12, 2010, 3:30 PM
    Marc Spilker, head of Goldman Sachs (GS) Asset Management (with $822B of AUM), hastily retires from the position after 20 years with the firm, with Ed Forst tapped as new co-chief for the group. Should leave more time for landscaping.
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  • Feb. 12, 2010, 1:10 PM
    Wall Street's biggest headache among regulators: CFTC chief Gary Gensler, who pushes for strong derivatives legislation. After 18 years at Goldman (GS), he knows all the tricks and fights with lobbyists over even minor language changes that might provide loopholes for the financial industry. With friends like that...
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  • Feb. 12, 2010, 8:55 AM
    Paul Volcker says Goldman Sachs (GS) and other newly-chartered banks can give up their bank status if they want to avoid the ban on proprietary trading. "If you don’t want to follow those rules, you want to go out and do a lot of proprietary stuff, fine - but don’t do it with a banking license."
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  • Feb. 11, 2010, 4:25 PM
    Ex-Goldman Sachs (GS) programmer Sergey Aleynikov is indicted on the charges that he stole proprietary high-frequency trading computer code from the firm, and faces up to 25 years in prison. (previously: I, II)
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Goldman Sachs Group Inc is a investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Its segments include Investment Banking, Trading and Principal Investments, Asset Management and Securities Services.