He signs their paychecks but, damn it, this still counts. (I love the li'l fella myself but chose to express my feelings in other ways, rather than making a big show of it.) Also, you will be pleased to hear that not unlike a certain Duke lacrosse squad, Team GS is banding together to prove they did nothing wrong and that bitch is full of shit. I mean...the SEC-- I mean--I -- I've said too much.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s employee morale remains good and Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein received a standing ovation from partners at an April 20 earnings call, analyst Brad Hintz told clients. According to the firm, “employees are pulling together like a team under pressure,” Hintz, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., wrote in a note to clients today after a meeting with five senior executives at Goldman Sachs. “The partnership has closed ranks, too, and at Goldman’s April 20, 2010, managing directors earnings call, Lloyd Blankfein received a standing ovation from his partners.”