Goldman Sachs

  • 19 Jun 2014 at 2:01 PM

You Can Take The Mortgage Trader Out Of Bear…

Salem said he and other traders in his group didn’t mind getting paid a lower percentage of their produced revenue than other parts of the firm. Salem said he did find it “a little bit insulting” that Jeff Verschleiser, a trading executive who was hired from Bear Stearns Cos. in 2008, kept a box of toaster ovens at his desk that he would award to employees who made notable trades. [Bloomberg]

Which is why the bank is pretty confident that Goldman Sachs is totally wrong and that Spain’s highly-compensated players will repeat as World Cup champions this summer.

On a related note, ING’s pretty sure that Colombia has been spelling its name wrong for the last 200 years. Read more »

  • 05 Jun 2014 at 10:30 AM

Layoffs Watch ’14: Goldman Sachs, Etc

“Etc” being banks where “trading revenue [has] plunged,” which seems reasonable. Read more »

  • 29 May 2014 at 3:10 PM

Layoffs Watch ’14: Goldman Sachs

Employees, particularly those in fixed income, are reportedly worried about having an uncomfortable conversation with Gary Cohn’s inner thigh. Read more »

  • 29 May 2014 at 12:35 PM

Market Got You Down? Shut Your Eyes And Start Chanting

Yoga, meditation and the like aren’t just buzzwords to throw onto the bottom of your résumé anymore. Read more »

Invest accordingly. Read more »

Goldman Sachs Gets A Presidential Pat On The Head

President Obama took a little trip to a Bay Area Wal-Mart on Friday to tell Goldman Sachs that it’s doing God’s work. But it already knew that. Read more »