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Goldman, Other Banks Propose Plan To Restructure Lehman Brothers

Goldman, Other Banks Propose Plan To Restructure Lehman Brothers

A group of banks including Goldman Sachs (GS.N) and Morgan Stanley (MS.N) has filed a plan to restructure Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc that would let the failed bank’s different parts remain separate.The plan, filed on Monday in U.S. Bankrup…

Obama’s Oil Market Fraud Squad May Miss Wall Street Abuses

Obama’s Oil Market Fraud Squad May Miss Wall Street Abuses

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, President Obama unveiled a new working group to combat any fraud or manipulation in the oil and energy markets that may be contributing to near-record gas prices. But some economists and market experts worry that b…

Goldman Sachs Values Assets Low, Sells High To Customers As Senate Panel Alleges Double Dealing

Goldman Sachs Values Assets Low, Sells High To Customers As Senate Panel Alleges Double Dealing

As the subprime crisis was emerging on Wall Street, Goldman Sachs sold a client a slice of a complex security at a price nearly 50 percent higher than what the firm valued it for itself, according to a new Senate report on the origins of the…

Simon Johnson: Could Goldman Sachs Fail?

Simon Johnson: Could Goldman Sachs Fail?

If Goldman Sachs were to hit a hypothetical financial rock, would they be allowed to fail — to go bankrupt as did Lehman — or would they and their creditors be bailed out?I asked this question on Sunday to four leading experts (Erik Berglo…

Mister Facebook incontra in tv Eisenberg, suo interprete in “The Social Network”

Mister Facebook incontra in tv Eisenberg, suo interprete in “The Social Network”

Mister Facebook si è fatto in tre nella puntata di sabato scorso del Saturday Night Live Show. Per la prima volta, il conduttore Jesse Eisenberg, candidato all’Oscar per la sua interpretazione nel film “The...

Facebook Raises $1 Billion More From Non-U.S. Investors

Facebook Raises $1 Billion More From Non-U.S. Investors

NEW YORK — Facebook said Friday it has raised $1 billion from non-U.S. investors, which combined with an infusion from Goldman Sachs and Russia’s Digital Sky Technologies in December, brings the haul from its latest round of funding to…

Goldman Sachs: Extended Unemployment Benefits Not Causing High Unemployment

Goldman Sachs: Extended Unemployment Benefits Not Causing High Unemployment

Extended unemployment benefits are not to blame for high unemployment, according to research by investment firm Goldman Sachs. “Some commentators have argued that extended unemployment insurance (UI) benefits are the key reason for high unem…

Obama Pick For Top Economic Post Hailed By Business For Pragmatism, Deal-Making

Obama Pick For Top Economic Post Hailed By Business For Pragmatism, Deal-Making

Gene Sperling, the Treasury official widely expected to take over as President Obama’s chief economic adviser, is the sort of figure who has been around Washington for so long that he can easily be slotted in to whatever narrative is in fash…

How Goldman Sachs Is Cashing In On A Privately-Traded Facebook

How Goldman Sachs Is Cashing In On A Privately-Traded Facebook

Is Goldman Sachs going to start trading Facebook shares before they even go public? Dan Primack thinks it’s a possibility, and I’m inclined to agree.We’ve already learned, from the NYT, that Goldman has put together a plan for creating a tra…

Goldman Invests In Facebook At $50 Billion Valuation

Goldman Invests In Facebook At $50 Billion Valuation

Facebook, the popular social networking site, has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor in a deal that values the company at $50 billion, according to people involved in the transaction. The deal makes Facebook now wo…

Gulf Oil Spill: BP’s Costs Appear Manageable 8 Months Later

Gulf Oil Spill: BP’s Costs Appear Manageable 8 Months Later

NEW YORK — As the Gulf oil spill gushed out of control, BP’s financial liabilities seemed big enough to sink the company. No more.Cleanup, government fines, lawsuits, legal fees and damage claims will likely exceed the $40 billion that…

Wall Street Quietly Working To Undo New Financial Rules

Wall Street Quietly Working To Undo New Financial Rules

WASHINGTON — The heavy hitters of finance lost big battles earlier this year during the overhaul of financial regulation, but they’re working hard to win the war. They’re quietly trying to soften, if not kill, some of the more controversial…

Usa, Chelsea Clinton si sposa il 31 luglio: top secret il luogo e gli invitati

Usa, Chelsea Clinton si sposa il 31 luglio: top secret il luogo e gli invitati

Tutto è rigorosamente top secret tranne la data e lo sposo: Chelsea Clinton si sposerà il 31 luglio con il fidanzato storico Marc Mezvinsky ma sul dove e con quali invitati è ancora totale...