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JPMorgan Joins Goldman Keeping Italy Derivatives Risk in Dark

bloomberg.com — Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc., among the world's biggest traders of credit derivatives, disclosed to shareholders that they have sold protection on more than $5 trillion of debt globally. Just don't ask them how much of that was issued by Greece, Italy, Ireland, Portugal and Spain, known as the GIIPS.

Whitehead, Ex-Goldman Chief, Blasts Wall Street Pay (Update1)

bloomberg.com — May 16 (Bloomberg) -- Nothing in John Whitehead's 37-year career at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. prepared him for the excesses of today's Wall Street. ``I'm appalled at the salaries,'' the retired co-chairman of the securities industry's most profitable firm said in an interview this week.
Feb 08, 2015

RT @EpicureanDeal: John Whitehead’s public excoriation of his old firm, Goldman Sachs, in May 2007. For greed: bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=…

Feb 09, 2015

RT @EpicureanDeal: John Whitehead’s public excoriation of his old firm, Goldman Sachs, in May 2007. For greed: bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=…

John C. Whitehead, Who Began Goldman’s Global Growth, Dies at 92

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- John Whitehead, the Wall Street banker who led Goldman, Sachs & Co.'s first forays overseas in the 1970s and 1980s and later oversaw the redevelopment of Lower Manhattan after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, has died. He was 92. He died today at his home, according to a person close to his family.
Feb 07, 2015

RT @ArthurLevitt: John C. Whitehead, Who Began Goldman’s Global Growth, Dies at 92 bloomberg.com/news/articles/… I lost a wise & wonderful friend

Feb 07, 2015

And famously clashed with Spitzer in his 80s @JohnLothian: John C. Whitehead, helped Goldman grow, Dies at 92 bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Feb 07, 2015

John Whitehead was a giant in finance and NYC. Condolences to his family. bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @business

Feb 07, 2015

Sorry to hear of the death of John Whitehead, a pioneering philanthrocapitalist. I always enjoyed learning from him bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Goldman Sachs Hires Former Barclays M&A Head Paul Parker

bloomberg.com — Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the top-ranked takeover adviser so far this year, hired Paul Parker to be a co-chairman of its mergers and acquisitions group less than three months after he left Barclays Plc. (BARC) Parker, 51, had served as global head of finance at London-based Barclays before being named to run the worldwide mergers and acquisitions in October.

Washington Post Business Page, Business News

washpost.bloomberg.com — June 11 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's loss in Virginia's Republican primary last night raises concerns about the future of political compromise, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein said.
Jun 11, 2014

Lloyd Blankfein (Goldman employees among top donors to Cantor) says defeat of 'sensible politician' is 'stunning' bit.ly/1oUsu97

Jun 11, 2014

RT @sabrush: Lloyd Blankfein (Goldman employees among top donors to Cantor) says defeat of 'sensible politician' is 'stunning' bit.ly/1oUsu97

Jun 11, 2014

RT @sabrush: Lloyd Blankfein (Goldman employees among top donors to Cantor) says defeat of 'sensible politician' is 'stunning' bit.ly/1oUsu97

Jun 11, 2014

RT @sabrush: Lloyd Blankfein (Goldman employees among top donors to Cantor) says defeat of 'sensible politician' is 'stunning' bit.ly/1oUsu97

Blankfein Calls Eric Cantor’s Primary Loss ‘Stunning’

bloomberg.com — U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's loss in Virginia's Republican primary last night raises concerns about the future of political compromise, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein said. "It was stunning," Blankfein said in a television interview with CNBC today.
Jun 11, 2014

Goldman Sachs CEO on Cantor's loss: "This is not necessarily a good signal, but we’ll have to see how this plays out” bloom.bg/SN1gqE

Wall Street’s Bond Trading, Allocation Under Finra Review

bloomberg.com — The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is examining whether Wall Street firms overcharge investors on some bond trades and whether they unfairly allocate new corporate debt issues to reward certain clients. Richard Ketchum, the chairman and chief executive officer of Wall Street's self-regulator, said Finra is looking at trading data to see if brokers sometimes earn unusually large profits on bond trades, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Bank Profits Seen Buffeted by Rates Rising Without Growth

bloomberg.com — Rising bond yields are typically indicators of stronger economic growth and higher profits for banks. That might not be the case this time, as a 30-year bull market in U.S. government debt shows signs of coming to an end. Higher long-term interest rates can discourage mortgage lending and cause losses in the securities portfolios of banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Jun 17, 2013

RT @jesseahamilton: Bank Profits Seen Buffeted by Rates Rising Without Growth - via @dakincampbell @cr_harper bloom.bg/11ihl9b

Jun 17, 2013

`Higher rates without meaningful economic growth are bad for #banks' bloom.bg/11ihl9b $JPM $BAC $WFC $C

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CIT Chief Thain Sees ‘Obvious’ Logic of Selling to Bank

bloomberg.com — CIT Group Inc. (CIT) Chief Executive Officer John Thain, whose commercial lending firm has drawn takeover speculation, said the logic of selling to a larger bank is "obvious." "The big banks are awash in deposits and they can't generate attractive assets," Thain said today in a Bloomberg Television interview with Erik Schatzker and Sara Eisen.

BlackRock ETFs Gain as Fixed-Income Liquidity Slides, Fink Says

bloomberg.com — BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world's largest asset manager, stands to benefit as banks shrink their market-making role in over-the-counter fixed-income trading, Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink said. Higher bid-ask spreads raise the cost of trading and thus increase the appeal of BlackRock's exchange-traded funds, said Fink, speaking with Deutsche Bank AG (DBK)'s co-CEO Anshu Jain on stage at a conference in New York hosted by the German company.
Jun 04, 2013

BlackRock's Fink isn't so worried about the decline in fixed-income liquidity. Here's why: bloom.bg/18RdlR8 via @BloombergNews $BLK

Jun 04, 2013

RT @LisaAbramowicz1: ETFs are transforming Wall Street, benefiting from less FI market-making at bnks:BLK's Fink bloom.bg/18RdlR8 @Bl…

Jun 04, 2013

RT @nereidadin: Fixed income story of the week "@cr_harper: BlackRock's Fink isn't so worried about decline in fixed-income liquidity http:…

Jun 04, 2013

RT @LisaAbramowicz1: ETFs are transforming Wall Street, benefiting from less FI market-making at bnks:BLK's Fink bloom.bg/18RdlR8 @Bl…

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Jul 29, 2015

RT @JesseDrucker: Under new Republican leadership, PSI will move away from probing big business: twitter.com/richardrubindc…

Jul 24, 2015

RT @bpcoffey: Stat that blows my mind: Only 199 people have made more money in their lives than Bezos has made this morning. bloom.bg/1gSrpR8

Jul 24, 2015

Amazon's Jeff Bezos added more than $7 billion to his fortune overnight bloom.bg/1gSrpR8 via @bpcoffey @business

Jul 24, 2015

Wonderful or creepy? Your car insurer may help sell you things on your morning commute bloom.bg/1DB4SNN @Selina_y_wang @business

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