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    Goldman’s Dirty Word: Trading

    Sssssh. Don’t talk about trading.

    / Apr 19, 2011 at 1:28 PM
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    Lloyd Blankfein, Analysts “Pleased” With Goldman’s First-Quarter Results

    Net income dropped 21 percent but it still beat expectations so high-fives all around!

    / Apr 19, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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    Vikram Pandit’s Birthday Will Be One For The Books

    For those of you who failed to mark it down on your calendars, please be advised that today is Vikram Pandit’s birthday (his 54th to be exact). Normally we’d tell you to drop what you’re doing and pick up something for him A-SAP but this year we’d advise you to go the no presents route. […]

    / Jan 14, 2011 at 9:30 AM
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    Help Us Design The Dollar Dominatrix Action Figure

    Late last week, Bloomberg Markets profiled AQR founder Cliff Asness, who has continued his boyhood “obsession” with comic books and their characters into adulthood. His desk in Greenwich is home to Spiderman, Captain America, The Hulk and Iron Man, he has a Captain America shield on his right bicep and he “identifies with” many a […]

    / Oct 12, 2010 at 3:52 PM
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    Robert Benmosche Loves You All

    As you know, AIG’s fourth quarter results came in– not so good!. In any case, Bobby B. is happy and wants the world to know it. AIG reported a loss of $8.9 billion in the fourth quarter, which is an improvement from the $61.7 billion loss in the year-ago period. And this, my friends, is […]

    / Feb 26, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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    Barclays Chief: Give It Up For Barclays

    Hey hey hey! Who’s psyched about Barclays’ record earnings that were announced today? Anyone? Anyone? Are you? Are you? Bob Diamond certainly doesn’t sense your excitement. Prove it to Bobby D. Show him you’re amped! He needs to feel it. In fact, that’s an order, straight from the top. Raise the fucking roof for the […]

    / Feb 17, 2010 at 12:12 PM
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    We Have Met The Crisis And He Is Us

    The following post is by InfiniteGuest, a regular reader and frequent commenter. It’s earnings season, it’s bonus time, and now that the Angelides Commission has begun holding hearings and legislation is under way to form a permanent resolution authority for troubled financial institutions, the related topics of what caused the financial crisis and how to […]

    / Jan 22, 2010 at 3:00 PM
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    Live-Blogging The Goldman Sachs Call

    10:58 Hold music. “Highway To Hell” vetoed in favor of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony (I think?). 11:02 Gerald is our “facilitator” today. Everyone say hi Gerald. 11:04 Dane Holmes, 6’8″, 260lbs, takes the mic. Forward looking statements, yada yada yada. 11:06 David Viniar in the house. Goldman made almost $5 billion last quarter, in case you […]

    / Jan 21, 2010 at 10:58 AM
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    Dick Bove and Vikram Will Ride Into the Sunset

    Dick Bove’s weird love story with Citi is one that is complicated and needs a lot of nurturing. Although it will never reach the highs of the one he had with BofA (Ken Lewis was a “visionary and tactician” who “was torn from his post by politicians lacking any of Mr. Lewis’ skills and successes.”) […]

    / Jan 20, 2010 at 11:48 AM
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    Credit Suisse: Stop Us If You’ve Heard This One Before

    7/29: Credit Suisse writes to inform clients that the rumors of suckage are, in fact, true. 8/21: One more time for the cheap seats!

    / Aug 21, 2008 at 12:41 PM

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