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Laying Off Employees Has Been Good For Goldman Sachs

Thanks to everyone who chipped in by cleaning out their desks.
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Good, though not as good as they could be, thanks to those pesky severance packages Lloyd and Gar have had to dole out. But, beggars/choosers/etc.

Like other banks, Goldman has responded to the tough environment by cutting costs. Goldman has been eliminating jobs -- about 2,000 this year. Tuesday, it detailed about $700 million of annual savings from those reductions going forward. Severance costs associated with those cuts reduce the savings in 2016 by about half.

Goldman Sachs Lays Out Cost Cuts As Revenue Slips [WSJ]

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