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 »

  • 02 Jun 2014 at 3:11 PM
  • Banks

You May Not Be Able To See How Great Goldman Is Doing, But It Can

Wall Street’s elect has it on pretty good authority that its lack of revenue growth, re: debt, forex and commodities trading is nothing to be worried about at all. 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 »