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    Are You A First-Year Analyst But Want To Look Like You’re Punching Above Your Weight?

    Maybe you’ve been toiling away on Wall Street for 10-15 years but have never earned one ounce of respect. Maybe you’ve been on the job for a matter of months, and have yet to be given more responsibility than picking up your boss’s lunch (a job that you came perilously close to losing several weeks […]

    / Dec 9, 2013 at 5:53 PM
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    Lloyd Blankfein Says You Can Look At His Beard But You Can’t–Oh The Hell With It, You Can Touch It Too!

    Lloyd C. Blankfein nuzzled his beard against the cheeks of two ladies last night, Dina Powell, Goldman Sachs’s head of corporate engagement, and Liz Robbins, a Democratic lobbyist. “I was proving to women everywhere that it’s really soft, not coarse,” said Blankfein, 58, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs, the fifth-biggest U.S. bank by assets. […]

    / Mar 6, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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    Lloyd Blankfein Grows A Playoff Davos Beard

    [via Ryan McCarthy] Presumably the new scruff is being sported simply in an effort to stay warm in Switzerland but dare we say it should become a permanent thing? As you can see here it does nothing to obscure The Lloyd Face and in fact enriches it somehow?

    / Jan 25, 2013 at 12:36 PM
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    Science Finds A Weird Way To Kick Jon Corzine When He’s Down

    Taking away the one thing he thought he had going for himself.

    To assess how beards affected perceptions of men’s age, attractiveness, social status and aggressiveness, Vasey and Dixson showed people of European descent in New Zealand as well as Polynesians in Samoa pictures of the same men, with and without full beards, as they displayed neutral, smiling and angry facial expressions. Both men and women said that with beards, the men looked older and more aggressive than they did with their beards shaved…Women said that the clean-shaven faces were more attractive than the whiskery ones.

    / Mar 7, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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    Would You Be More Mad At Corzine For The Whole MF Global Thing If He Didn’t Have All That Facial Hair?

    In other words, does the rational part of your brain, which wants you to be circus freak-crazy pissed at him, lose out to the part that gets one look at that beard and decides “I can’t stay mad at you”? Because that’s a theory being floated for why JSC isn’t faring too badly in the […]

    / Nov 7, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    Quantitative Easing Explained By Furry Animals

    Very judge-y furry animals.

    / Nov 12, 2010 at 3:10 PM
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    Peter Kraus Sticks It To The Haters With “Long” Hair, Pink Ties

    Perhaps you thought Peter Kraus, he of former Goldman employment, and $25 million for two weeks of work at Merrill would tone things down in his new gig running Alliance Bernstein? That he’d take a page from Lloyd and Jamie’s playabook re comp this year? That go with the John Thain hair-shirt approach to decorating […]

    / Jun 1, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    Lawsuit: Citi Employees Suck At Sexual Harassment

    Last week we discussed the matter of Citi employee Dorly Hazan Amir, an associate in Citigroup’s asset finance division who is suing the bank on the grounds that she was mommy-tracked. DHA claimed that “supervisors have discriminated against her because of here gender since the beginning of her tenure” and that when she became pregnant, […]

    / Apr 5, 2010 at 3:45 PM

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