Lloyd Blankfein

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    Goldman Sachs: Behind Fabrice Tourre, For Now

    They seem to have all but made him the fall guy for this little matter with the SEC but do not be deceived, ladies– Goldman Sachs has got Fabrice Tourre’s back! The firm told Charlie Gasparino that Mr. Fantabulous would’ve been canned a while ago if they thought he’d done anything that could get them […]

    / Apr 26, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    Killing Time On Capitol Hill

    The following post is by Dealbreaker reader and commenter Infinite Guest. The e-mails from Goldman Sachs that Senator Carl Levin posted on his website Saturday, ahead of Tuesday’s hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, demonstrate, if anything, that late in 2007, as was widely reported in contemporary media, Lloyd Blankfein and others were rightly […]

    / Apr 26, 2010 at 12:00 PM
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    Caption Contest Friday

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    / Apr 23, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    Al Sharpton Impressed By Lloyd Blankfein’s Humble Upbringing

    It’s a pretty well-known fact that Lloyd Blankfein, unlike some of his other colleagues on the Wall Street, was not born a little rich boy. Because before he knew Street life, LB knew street life, lower-case ‘s,’ having grown up in the projects in Brooklyn. Apparently Al Sharpton was not aware of Lloyd’s bio, which […]

    / Apr 23, 2010 at 11:45 AM
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    Mark Your Calendars: Fabrice Tourre To Make His Television Debut April 27

    Bloomberg reports that the Fabulous Fab has agreed to testify at a Senate hearing on the Hill next week. He’ll do so alongside Lloyd Blankfein, which *could* be awkward! What else will happen? Who the hell knows but here’s a few items for the wish list: * He refers to himself in the third person, […]

    / Apr 21, 2010 at 11:44 AM
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    Is A London-Based Investment Banker About To Make A Few Million Pounds Off Lloyd Blankfein?

    Almost three months ago, an absurd story appeared in the Wall Street Journal, which quoted an unnamed senior London-based investment banker, who’d said he’d bet a bunch of people at Davos a few million pounds that Lloyd Blankfein would be out as CEO of Goldman Sachs within two years. It was ridiculous! We thought so, […]

    / Apr 19, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    Caption Contest Monday

    Lloyd and Laura Blankfein sighting over the weekend, as “spotted” (i.e. stalked) by Bloomberg TV on the Upper West Side.

    / Apr 19, 2010 at 9:10 AM
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    Dick Bové: Lloyd Blankfein To Go Down For The Dirt Nap

    In a remarkable (and uncharacteristic) show of restraint, the analyst did not nominate her main man, Ken Lewis, for the job. (But don’t think it’s not coming.)

    / Apr 16, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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    Charlie Gasparino Weighs In On The SEC’s Charges Against Goldman

    Watch the latest business video at video.foxbusiness.com Sayeth Chaz: “What they did may not be illegal but it is so sleazy.” Ya hear that Lloyd? You’ve left a bad taste in CG’s mouth. For that alone you should have your ass hauled downtown.

    / Apr 16, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    Goldman Sachs Shareholders Keeping Executive Suite In Stitches

    A few months ago, a number of Goldman Sachs shareholders suggested that they have some sort of say on Lloyd Blankfein and the rest of his team’s pay. At the time LB and Co humored them because of the whole public image crap, and since it’d been suggested in their sensitivity training classes to “take […]

    / Apr 9, 2010 at 2:30 PM
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    Andrew Ross Sorkin And John Mack Do Not See Eye To Eye On Who Should Play Lloyd Blankfein In Crisis Movie

    Mack, as previously mentioned, wants Danny DeVito. Sorkin, who’s thought about this a lot, would be happy with any one of the following: * Gollum * Bruce Willis * Tom Cruise (Tropic Thunder character) * Robert Duvall

    / Apr 7, 2010 at 4:05 PM
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    You Wanna Know What Gets Jamie Dimon’s Goat?

    If you said Washington you’re not wrong but that’s not the answer we were looking for. Yes, James is incredibly frustrated with the people in DC. Previously he’s tried to hold his tongue but no longer. He’s openly expressed concern about the various reform proposals and he recently told the President that the “administration’s anti-bank […]

    / Apr 7, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    Goldman Sachs Has A Message For The World

    But it’s after 5 the night before a 3-day and if I can speak freely? I need to get out of here and can’t wade through this story just now. Also, while I’m sure there’s many a gem to be found within, based on an intimate knowledge of the firm, plus the article’s dek (“When […]

    / Apr 1, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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    Who Should Make Time‘s Most Influential List?

    Lady Gaga? Paul Volcker? Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi? Michael Lewis? Tim Geithner? Zach Galifianakis? Elizabeth Warren? Kanye? Warren Buffett? James Cameron? Larry Summers? Ben Bernanke? Jenny McCarthy? Lloyd Blankfein? And who should come first? Last? And everywhere in between?

    / Apr 1, 2010 at 3:00 PM
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    Why Isn’t Goldman Advising On The Treasury’s Citi Stock Sale?

    Ooo, ooo, Charlie Gasparino knows! It’s because of their image problem. According to Chaz, people at the Treasury were worried about Blankein running his mouth re: Hova (again), among other things.

    / Mar 29, 2010 at 1:30 PM
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    You Can Add Another Group To The List Of “People” Goldman Sachs Deems “Second Class Citizens”

    Goldman Sachs views a lot of “people” (using the term generously, and quite charitably) as second class citizens. Matt Taibbi, its clients, kittens, the list goes on. This isn’t a secret by any means, and even if you don’t have your own laminated copy from which to consult, it’d probably be a good assumption that […]

    / Mar 24, 2010 at 4:34 PM
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    Charlie Gasparino: Lloyd Blankfein Was Probably Due $100 Million

    Watch the latest business video at video.foxbusiness.com In spite of the fact that the li’l fella may have said some untoward things about CG (who in turn suggested LB do everyone a favor and quit), Chaz would like to give props were they are due.

    / Mar 23, 2010 at 10:30 AM
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    Charlie Gasparino: Lloyd Blankfein Gets A Lotta Hate Mail

    Charlie Gasparino reports that his sources are telling him Lloyd Blankfein and Goldman Sachs are so despised the world over that they get “75 to 100 pieces of hate mail in a single day.” Chaz wanted to give us a specific number, but doing so would’ve given away the fact that he himself has been […]

    / Mar 16, 2010 at 3:45 PM
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    Certain Goldman Sachs Shareholders Still Don’t Get It

    Last week, Goldman Sachs announced that the experiment wherein upper management acted like it cared what shareholders think, validated their feelings, took out the trash without having to be asked and so on and so forth was over. Not sure if The International Brotherhood of Electric Workers missed it in the 10-K or if they […]

    / Mar 9, 2010 at 1:06 PM
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    Goldman Sachs Has Heard What Shareholders Have To Say

    And while the suggestion that there be a say on Lloyd et al’s pay is adorable– really, so cute– management has decided that, instead of going with it, to keep things as they are. And while this exercise in pretending to care about your feelings was fun for just this once, next time you get […]

    / Mar 1, 2010 at 3:01 PM
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    Chuck Grassley Wants To Talk To Lloyd Blankfein

    Senator Chuck Grassley would like Lloyd Blankfein to please stand up, leave his nuclear balls behind and explain what the deal is with the ad Goldman placed in Politico about being “one of the principal underwriters of the “Build America Bonds” program. Specifically, Grassley is interested in finding out whether “the big Wall Street investment […]

    / Feb 26, 2010 at 12:40 PM
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    Kenneth Feinberg Not Happy With Certain Wall Street CEO Who Was Paid A $9 Million, All Stock Bonus

    In a recent interview, Pay Czar Kenneth Feinberg finally strayed from his usually scripted remarks, getting really worked up about a certain person, who he won’t name, but is among those who “really do believe they are entitled to $9 million, [which] is a problem.” But what really got to Kenny, is that this $9 […]

    / Feb 24, 2010 at 11:00 AM
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    God’s Top Negotiator Brokers Peace In The Middle East

    The kittens were safe. The first-years had completed the safety seminar on how to operate their nuclear-powered testicles (there are special washing instructions). The clients were front-run. The ignoramuses, bitch-slapped. With everything in order at the House of Goldman Sachs, and with an opening in his schedule, Lloyd Blankfein apparently finally found the time the […]

    / Feb 24, 2010 at 10:30 AM
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    Matt Taibbi On Lloyd Blankfein’s Balls

    Matt Taibbi has a new article out. See if you can guess what it’s about. Were you going to say evil bankers and particularly the evil ones at Goldman Sachs? Of course you were. In MT’s latest, we “learn” that all banksters used junkie, con-men-like attitudes, and that Blankfein’s super power resides in his “pair […]

    / Feb 18, 2010 at 11:33 AM
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    Lloyd Blankfein Asked Ken Feinberg What He Thought About His Bonus

    As you’re aware, Lloyd Blankfein took a $9 million bonus on Friday in an attempt to show the world he “gets” it. So much does Lloyd get it that prior to accepting an obscenely low package for a man of his stature, he actually consulted Kenneth Feinberg “numerous” times on the matter, even though he […]

    / Feb 8, 2010 at 11:30 AM
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    Jamie’s Number Is In, What’s Lloyd’s Next Move?

    After much wait and speculation, Jamie Dimon’s bonus number is in: golden boy took $16 million in bonus- half in restricted shares and half in options. We’re told that Goldman was going to wait for the three-day weekend next Friday to make the big announcement and try to bury the news, but that may be […]

    / Feb 5, 2010 at 11:32 AM
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    Bonus Watch ’10: Jamie To Get His Number Next Week

    As you might’ve heard, the world is waiting with bated breath for the announcement of Lloyd Blankfein’s bonus. It could come soon. Or never. Earlier reports claimed that JPM was waiting to hear what Lloyd would get, and gauging the reaction to it, before deciding Jamie D’s take-home, though we’re told that’s not the case.

    / Feb 4, 2010 at 3:36 PM
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    Goldman Management Not Worried About Anyone Leaving Them

    First off, because nobody leaves Lloyd and if you did, he’d find you. Second, because where you gonna go, ladies? You think it’s bad in here at 85B? You don’t have a clue what it’s like out there. Lloyd could do unspeakable things to you with a fresh set of whiteboard markers, make you service […]

    / Feb 3, 2010 at 4:11 PM

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