From Goldman Sachs' (GS) earnings release: "Compensation and benefits expenses were $6.6B, which...

|About: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)|By:, SA News Editor

From Goldman Sachs' (GS) earnings release: "Compensation and benefits expenses were $6.6B, which was higher than Q2 2008, primarily due to higher net revenues. The ratio of compensation and benefits to net revenues was 49% for the first half of 2009." BTW, the ratio was 48% last Q2.