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Former Citigroup CEO Weill Says Banks Should Be Broken Up

Former Citigroup CEO Weill Says Banks Should Be Broken Up
bloomberg.com — Sanford "Sandy" Weill, whose creation of Citigroup Inc. ushered in the era of U.S. banking conglomerates a decade before the financial crisis, said it's time to break up the largest banks to avoid more bailouts. "What we should probably do is go and split up investment banking from banking," Weill, 79, said yesterday in a CNBC interview.

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.

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.

JPMorgan Joins Goldman Keeping Italy Derivatives Risk in Dark

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)

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Wall Street’s Bond Trading, Allocation Under Finra Review

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.
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May 03, 2016

RT @BeschlossDC: Cruz is, at this moment, giving 1st speech of 2020 Presidential campaign.

May 03, 2016

RT @scullymb: That question about whether a good idea to halt marketplace sales tho twitter.com/eleanorrduncan…

May 03, 2016

RT @BGrueskin: In 2026, someone will make a fortune by answering “Who is Carly Fiorina?” in the Jeopardy! category of Unknown VP Candidates

May 02, 2016

RT @DanCancel: The days of unfettered lending sprees by Brazilian state-run banks are over bloom.bg/1VGXY6F via @business https://t.pic.twitter.com/Oq26DPTyFqo/Oq26DPTyFq

May 02, 2016

``Slow bleed'' from low bond yields drains insurers' returns bloom.bg/26JRdV7 via @k_chiglinsky @business $MET $PRU


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