The Call

  • 14 Nov 2012 at 12:44 PM

Goldman Sachs Changes 70 People’s Lives

The following employees successfully made it through the “vigorous cross-ruffing” process and were inducted into the partnership this morning, after receiving a congratulatory call from Lloyd and an extra special visit by Gary, wherein the chosen few got to stick their grundles in his face. Read more »

The phone call lasts just a few seconds. The words “congratulations, you’ve become a partner,” are just about all Lloyd Blankfein, the boss of Goldman Sachs, will have time to say to the 85 or so bank high-flyers he will ring next Wednesday to invite into one of the most prestigious and lucrative cliques on Wall Street…Those aspiring partners who pick up their phones next week and hear not Blankfein’s New York tones but, perhaps, the more familiar voice of their divisional boss on the end, will know their time has not come. Some will walk. But others, as Sherwood puts it, “will go back to their desk, and work hard” and try again in two years’ time. [Guardian, Earlier]

  • 16 Mar 2011 at 2:57 PM

Trish Regan Quits CNBC

Effective today, the contents of her desk suggest. Read more »

As you may or may not have heard, Melissa Francis is due back on The Call this coming Monday, following a short maternity leave. Apparently this has the potential to create a somewhat awkward situation off set, as Amanda Drury has been filling in for Francis since the beginning of May, and the viewers likey. Unfortunately there are only three slots available, currently occupied by Drury, Larry Kudlow, and Trish Regan. The plan is to bump Mandy, though to where no one knows. Read more »