[Stephen Foley via Felix Salmon]

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  1. Posted by Ta Da! | October 29, 2012 at 1:31 PM

    QuickCrete + sand + water. Turning a temporary problem into a permanent one.

  2. Posted by E. Cartman | October 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

    Muppets! To the barricades!

    - V. Hugo

  3. Posted by Analyst | October 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

    How will our Seamless orders get through?

  4. Posted by Sonny | October 29, 2012 at 2:37 PM

    "Wall Street awash in liquidity"

  5. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM

    Goldman Sacks?

  6. Posted by HungryIntern | October 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

    Let my people go…

  7. Posted by Dr_Rosenrose | October 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

    Interview round #53 – not a drop of water in the lobby.

  8. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 2:41 PM

    Bracing for the re-election.

  9. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 2:46 PM

    How will that stop the water coming from the sky?

  10. Posted by Sandy Weill | October 29, 2012 at 3:01 PM

    Our Travelers acquisition will surely pay off now!

    - Citi M&A analyst

  11. Posted by Goods | October 29, 2012 at 2:57 PM

    those bags of sand are filled with cash

  12. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 3:03 PM

    A new strategy for analyst retention.

  13. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 3:05 PM

    Now how to tranche this up and sell it off to clients

  14. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 3:05 PM

    If you think that's impressive, you should see that sandbagging that goes on inside

    - GS Facilities Manager

  15. Posted by Anon | October 29, 2012 at 3:09 PM

    A most convenient way to utilize OWS cremains…..

  16. Posted by Merge U Muppet | October 29, 2012 at 3:16 PM

    Stormin' through the party like my name was El Niño, when I'm hangin' out drinkin' in the back of an El Camino

  17. Posted by SMU Secure | October 29, 2012 at 3:20 PM

    It's for the storm storage, idiot.

  18. Posted by B2b MD | October 29, 2012 at 3:28 PM

    Wish we'd done this for our Whitehall funds.

  19. Posted by Backdoor_Bess | October 29, 2012 at 3:30 PM

    Where are the clients sandbags?

  20. Posted by reftr | October 29, 2012 at 3:30 PM

    I was astounded when I saw those concrete bags. That could be a great place for a Dealbreaker live camera when it's time to take those away.

    FEMA cement quant.

  21. Posted by Backdoor_Bess | October 29, 2012 at 3:31 PM

    GS, we do more sandbagging in one day than AAPL does all quarter

  22. Posted by gfgf | October 29, 2012 at 3:31 PM

    Sandbagging MotherF***ers

  23. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 3:34 PM

    Goldman Sachs “Sand-Bagging since 1869”

  24. Posted by gest | October 29, 2012 at 3:36 PM

    ……

  25. Posted by Old Muppet guy | October 29, 2012 at 3:37 PM

    Feed for the muppets will be delivered daily, rain or shine or hurricane!

  26. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 3:39 PM

    Interns shake-shack lunch delivery quandary.

  27. Posted by guestosaurus | October 29, 2012 at 3:39 PM

    those bags are just to keep vikram pandit out – he keeps running in, trying to apply for a job, while screaming "corbat i'll show you!!!"

  28. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 3:43 PM

    Greg Smith hate-mail.

  29. Posted by Hammurabi | October 29, 2012 at 3:47 PM

    Fight Sandy with ….sand!

  30. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 3:49 PM

    They didn’t built that.

    -O

  31. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 3:52 PM

    I knew those copies of Greg Smith's book would come in handy.

  32. Posted by PermaGuestII | October 29, 2012 at 3:55 PM

    GS squid exclusion program, phase I.

  33. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 3:59 PM

    Well, I guess this is another way to retain top talent.

  34. Posted by guest | October 29, 2012 at 4:07 PM

    Bullion you plebe

    Who do you think we are, MS?

    -Goldscrot in Chief

  35. Posted by Rochdale securities | October 29, 2012 at 4:09 PM

    too soon

  36. Posted by _guest | October 29, 2012 at 4:09 PM

    GS Manger: Hey, guy…yeah you in the gold jacket.

    GS Facilities guy: Yes sir?

    GS Manager: I'm going to need you to start over. You stacked them the wrong way.

    GS Facilities guy: I did?

    GS Manager: You did. I need you to stack them in a two by two log cabin style, not this unorganized, haphazard shit.

    GS guy: Okay sir.

    GS Manager: Thanks…Call me Lloyd.

  37. Posted by Lloyd B | October 29, 2012 at 4:13 PM

    Delivery timing was fortuitous on Goldman's first 100,000 copies of Why I Left Goldman Sachs: A Wall Street Story.

  38. Posted by Karsten | October 29, 2012 at 4:14 PM

    UBS sucks

  39. Posted by Flo | October 29, 2012 at 4:18 PM

    Oooooh, so close to a hall of fame caption – yet so far

  40. Posted by MS | October 29, 2012 at 4:24 PM

    Goldman was accused of sandbagging in advance of their latest quarterly earnings report seemingly with some justification.

  41. Posted by Liz M | October 29, 2012 at 4:28 PM

    Goldman Sachs Now Allegedly Cornering Global Sand Futures Market

  42. Posted by Lloyd Blankman | October 29, 2012 at 4:33 PM

    Air drying works just fine ?

  43. Posted by Greg S. | October 29, 2012 at 4:40 PM

    *counterparties

  44. Posted by Jeremy Grey | October 29, 2012 at 4:41 PM

    You sandbaggin' son of a bitch!

  45. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 4:52 PM

    Doing God's work, one bag at a time

  46. Posted by @undefined | October 29, 2012 at 5:08 PM

    #1: Bro, check out my new iSanBag

    #2: Sigma-X: one giant dark pool of liquidity

  47. Posted by NY Post | October 29, 2012 at 5:09 PM

    Dick Fuld was spotted in Manhattan Monday.

  48. Posted by ReaganLaw | October 29, 2012 at 5:13 PM

    Let's see you second years try and move to the buy-side now.

  49. Posted by E. Cartman | October 29, 2012 at 5:18 PM

    GS Reinsurance is pleased to announce its latest structured issue, StormFront 2012-A.

  50. Posted by ...... | October 29, 2012 at 5:34 PM

    those aren't bags of concrete or sand…it's full of those useless bills people call "ones"

  51. Posted by The Late John Hope | October 29, 2012 at 5:55 PM

    You meant "storm SURGE", idiot.

  52. Posted by Ba dum bum | October 29, 2012 at 5:56 PM

    Its not just mortgages that are under water

  53. Posted by truedat | October 29, 2012 at 5:58 PM

    Remind me again why we build our headquarters on something called Marginal Street?

  54. Posted by guest | October 29, 2012 at 5:59 PM

    prestige worldwide

  55. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 6:05 PM

    If the situation warrants I'll turn back the waters with a grundle block.

    -GC

  56. Posted by Max | October 29, 2012 at 6:09 PM

    So this is the second Wall Street bailout, cash being delivered in bags and left at the front door….

  57. Posted by Carter | October 29, 2012 at 6:24 PM

    Using bags of money might cause our VAR to increase.

  58. Posted by Splintered | October 29, 2012 at 6:27 PM

    Those clients we left holding the bag came in handy again.

  59. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 6:30 PM

    Sum 41 – Fat Lip

  60. Posted by just a guest | October 29, 2012 at 6:35 PM

    yes, reminds me of some of their source code.

    - S. Aleynikov

  61. Posted by Anon | October 29, 2012 at 6:58 PM

    You mean the whale attack ? I though we fixed that already.

    –Jamie D.

  62. Posted by sri | October 29, 2012 at 6:58 PM

    are those bags of money ?

  63. Posted by theShizznitt | October 29, 2012 at 7:30 PM

    UBS IB headquarters similarly protected by the bodies of thousands of RIF'd bankers and traders.

  64. Posted by 393ng38 | October 29, 2012 at 7:46 PM

    "Fuck what I told you before; this is all you really need to know about the job. Now keep those stacks eight high, Harvey."

  65. Posted by Enrique | October 29, 2012 at 8:24 PM

    Volunteers flock to Goldman to place bags of principles on their doorstep in hopes of fighting evil.

  66. Posted by Goldman Sacky | October 29, 2012 at 8:28 PM

    What the fuck did you just fucking say about me, you little intern? I’ll have you know I graduated top of my class in business administration, and I’ve been involved in numerous secret raids on the Federal Reserve, and I have over 300 confirmed bail-outs. I am trained in class warfare and I’m the top hedge fund manager in the entire US workforce. You are nothing to me but just another small business owner. I will buy you the fuck out with precision the likes of which has never been seen before on this Earth, mark my fucking stock quotes. You think you can get away with saying that shit to me over the Internet? Think again, fucker. As we speak I am contacting my secret network of Goldman Sachs managers across the USA and your shares are being traced right now so you better prepare for the buy-off, maggot. The storm that wipes out the pathetic little thing you call your stock portfolio. You’re fucking bankrupt, intern. I can be anywhere, anytime, and I can buy you out in over seven hundred ways, and that’s just with my bare hedge fund. Not only am I extensively trained in economic warfare, but I have access to the entire arsenal of the United States Federal Reserve and I will use it to its full extent to wipe your miserable ass off the face of the stock market, you little shit. If only you could have known what unholy retribution your little “clever” stock option was about to bring down upon you, maybe you would have held your fucking share. But you couldn’t, you didn’t, and now you’re paying the buying price, you goddamn idiot. I will liquidate fury all over you and you will drown in it. You’re fucking bankrupt, small business owner.

  67. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 10:33 PM

    Chillin' like a scarecrow, looking for some brain

  68. Posted by UpYoursSP500 | October 29, 2012 at 11:00 PM

    Lloyd: IPO SDBG at $1000.

    GS 1st Year: How did you calculate that valuation?

    Lloyd: I didn't.

  69. Posted by UpYoursSP500 | October 29, 2012 at 11:03 PM

    UPDATE: Lloyd: I didn't….now get your mother on the phone and sell her some stock, those sandbags don't pay for themselves!

  70. Posted by TwoUnderPar | October 29, 2012 at 11:08 PM

    The water's getting too deep…. even for vampire squids!

  71. Posted by Guest | October 29, 2012 at 11:54 PM

    1. Storm
    2. Sand Bags
    3. ???
    4. Profit

  72. Posted by Collateralized Paper | October 30, 2012 at 12:28 AM

    When Lloyd said, "Get Moneybags on it!" he meant: use the Bernanke put, not put the Gold in Sacks out front. (Moral of the story: Never confuse excess liquidity with monetary velocity.)

  73. Posted by Guest | October 30, 2012 at 9:06 AM

    "TARP delivery!"

  74. Posted by gUEST | October 30, 2012 at 9:20 AM

    Using bags full of clients' cash instead of sand, a Goldman intern misinterprets the term "fortress balance sheet".

  75. Posted by cdr | October 30, 2012 at 9:40 AM

    All the quickrete bags came from MS.

  76. Posted by Dawn Adams | October 30, 2012 at 12:30 PM

    Clever, but not funny.

  77. Posted by Anon | October 30, 2012 at 12:35 PM
  78. Posted by Bitchtern | October 30, 2012 at 1:01 PM

    Come again?

  79. Posted by James S. Cramer | October 30, 2012 at 1:10 PM

    HEY GUYS IT'S YOUR BOI JIMMY HERE AND ALL I HAVE TO SAY IS FUCK THIS HURRICANE SKEEEEEE DADYYYYYYYYYY

  80. Posted by AnOn | October 30, 2012 at 3:21 PM

    free concrete shoes for competitor during the flood ?

  81. Posted by Guest | October 30, 2012 at 4:26 PM

    Wait so which is it, intern or small business owner?

  82. Posted by jdsf | October 30, 2012 at 4:56 PM

    Goldman's Sacks

  83. Posted by NakedShorts | October 30, 2012 at 7:46 PM

    The GS Compliance Division at work

  84. Posted by guest | October 31, 2012 at 12:57 AM

    you read that?!

  85. Posted by Guest | October 31, 2012 at 5:38 AM

    "Dollar dollar bill, y'all!" -GS

  86. Posted by apalom | October 31, 2012 at 10:22 AM

    Unconfirmed reports claim that Sandy Weill is behind this super storm in another attempt to break up big banks.

  87. Posted by itchy throat | November 17, 2012 at 10:58 PM

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