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Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Gives Up U.S. Citizenship

bloomberg.com — Eduardo Saverin, the billionaire co-founder of Facebook Inc., renounced his U.S. citizenship before an initial public offering that values the social network at as much as $96 billion, a move that may reduce his tax bill. Facebook plans to raise as much as $11.8 billion through the IPO, the biggest in history for an Internet company.
May 11, 2012

nice scoop by my colleague @raekucera Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Gives Up U.S. Citizenship Before IPO bloom.bg/IY3ITn

Lucidus Has Liquidated $900 Million Credit Funds, Plans to Shut

bloomberg.com — Lucidus Capital Partners, a high-yield credit fund founded in 2009 by former employees of Bruce Kovner's Caxton Associates, has liquidated its entire portfolio and plans to return the $900 million it has under management to investors next month, according to a statement Monday from the London-based company.
Dec 14, 2015

Lucidus has liquidated $900 million of credit funds, plans to shut bloom.bg/1Qo1MH6 @business

Dec 14, 2015

3 down so far: Lucidus Has Liquidated $900 Million Credit Funds, Plans to Shut bloom.bg/1Qo1MH6 by @cr_harper

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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.
Apr 11, 2014

Is Wall Street overcharging bond investors or making unfair allocations? bloom.bg/1sJbztN via @BloombergNews

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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Feb 08, 2016

Google CEO Pichai receives record $199 million stock grant bloom.bg/1Q55aHW via @melinanders @CalebMelby @business $GOOG

Feb 08, 2016

Manhattan developer rushing to sell condos at less than $3 million before glut of supply bloom.bg/1NZs9fQ @OshratCarmiel @business

Feb 08, 2016

This top Clinton donor wishes $1 million gifts like his would be outlawed bloom.bg/1Q4MVCp via @maxabelson @bpolitics

Feb 05, 2016

RT @scottlanman: It's official: China surpassed Canada as the U.S.'s biggest goods-trading partner in 2015 pic.twitter.com/pSJGySPb7B

Feb 05, 2016

RT @simone_meier: Scoop: Barclays hired by U.K. to manage sale of remaining Lloyds shares bloom.bg/1TIG3Kt via @business, @RJPartington


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