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Goldman Sachs has traditionally possessed the Midas touch in the investment banking world. Despite the economic downturn in the US and decline in dealmaking, the firm remained the global leader for mergers and acquisitions in 2002. Goldman offers a broad range of investment banking and asset management services to corporate and government clients, as well as institutional and individual investors. The firm also provides market-making, merchant banking and clearing services. Goldman Sachs owns Spear, Leeds & Kellogg, one of the largest specialist firms on the NYSE.

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On Tuesday, Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein tweeted that he is keeping an eye on bitcoin, writing, "No conclusion - not endorsing/rejecting. Know that folks also were skeptical when paper money displaced gold." The tweet follows a report from the Wall Street Journal that Goldman ... market
Goldman Sachs is now flagging another potential source of volatility on the horizon: the US midterm elections on November 6, when seats in the House of Representatives and Senate will be contested. "Policy uncertainty and equity volatility usually register above average during midterm election years, rising in ... stock market

Goldman Sachs finds that stock correlations within the benchmark S&P 500 have surged into the 95th percentile since 1980. In addition, average three-month correlations have spiked by 43 percentage points since January, which is the fastest and biggest increase since the 1987 market crash. To put it ... market
To get comfortable with the idea of buying Goldman Sachs for the very long term (a decade or more), it is helpful to look back at the company's history as a publicly traded corporation, starting with its IPO back in 1999. The most impressive data point I can provide is also one of the most relevant ...
That also happens to be the forecast of commodity strategists at Goldman Sachs. In a note Thursday, out before Trump tweeted, the strategists forecast that Brent crude, the international benchmark of prices, would rise to $80 a barrel by the fourth quarter of this year. "We expect that global oil demand will remain strong ...
Goldman Sachs, for example, reported first-quarter results on Tuesday that handily beat on both the top and bottom line forecasts, thanks to a strong performance in its trading division. A return of market volatility appeared to give Goldman's traders an edge, with the department posting its highest ... Wall Street

The chief executive of Goldman Sachs Asset Management's (GSAM) international division played down fears of a stock market correction despite concerns over international trade and hefty valuations. "It seems a bit early to us to be concerned about a full-on, global meltdown in equities," Sheila Patel ...
The investment bank Goldman Sachs is a pox on our society, so no wonder they have sympathy with sickness. Specifically, Goldman Sachs thinks it's not in anyone's interest to cure disease. According to CNBC, the vampire squid recently wondered whether or not patient well-being was a reliable ...
(Kitco News) - Although Goldman Sachs is optimistic on gold prices this year, the investment firm sees the most potential in copper. In its latest research, led by commodity analyst Matthew Korn, Goldman said that it is bullish on copper as the market faces impending supply issues. For this reason, analysts ...
Politico cites three people close to Trump that Cohn had talked to the president about leading the spy agency. Cohn agreed to take it before Trump abruptly changed his mind and offered the role to Gina Haspel, according to the report. Cohn — the former Goldman Sachs executive — resigned as NEC ...
Goldman Sachs has a buy rating on Facebook's stock. Prior to revelations in recent days about the potential misuse of Facebook data, U.S. lawmakers had already grappled with social media platforms' growing political influence and whether it would be necessary to impose more stringent regulatory ...
It's a great time to be invested in metals and mining, with top names in the industry expected to outperform the market with attractive returns, Goldman Sachs analysts wrote Tuesday. "Two years after commodity prices started returning to life in the spring of 2016, many long-standing themes for the North ...
He recently bought Goldman Sachs and Alaska Air since he believes both companies have upcoming positive catalysts that will propel them higher. show chapters ... Lebenthal also bought Goldman Sachs since he believes the bank, and the financials sector more broadly, will benefit from rising rates.
Amazon shares could 'easily' hit $1,900 this year, Goldman Sachs says. The investment bank ... Amazon's share price could "easily" hit between $1,800 and $1,900 this year, with market estimates for the company's cloud and retail businesses too low, a top Goldman Sachs analyst told CNBC on Tuesday.
Tesla's financial health hinges on its ability to produce and deliver large numbers of its mass-market Model 3 electric vehicle—a mission that it's so far failed to complete thanks to bottlenecks in production. Goldman Sachs analysts apparently don't see a change in course and in a research note released ...
LONDON: Goldman Sachs on Friday reported a mean gender pay gap in Britain for its international business of 55.5 per cent and a mean bonus gap for the unit of 72.2 percent. That gulf in ... Goldman Sachs said its gap reflected the fact that there were more men than women in senior positions at the firm.
Shout out Goldman Sachs for the ray of daily sunshine. The white glove investment bank sees the S&P 500 rocketing to 3,100 from current levels, or 13%. A combination of cash rich-rich companies buying back their stock and healthy economic growth are the primary drivers of Goldman's call. Financials ...

The consensus on Wall Street is that merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is going to accelerate after a relatively slow 2017. The derivatives team at Goldman Sachs has outlined how investors can use options to both identify and capitalize on M&A speculation.
The figures -- part of a U.K. effort to report annually on gender pay gaps -- are based on a snapshot at the bank's biggest U.K. unit, Goldman Sachs International, in April last year. They don't indicate that men are paid more than women for the same jobs, which is illegal in the U.K. Goldman didn't give figures ...
The Sell for Goldman Sachs (GS) this week is based on the most recent market intelligence, and relative pricing of its shares. The Sell recommendation for Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) is significant considering it is a component of a sector and an industry group that are ranked well above average ...
Goldman Sachs' presumed next leader isn't your typical investment banker. David Solomon is the heir apparent to CEO Lloyd Blankfein, who is reportedly stepping down in the next 12 months. Solomon is a part-time electronic dance DJ who spins records around New York and Miami clubs under the ...
Analysts at Goldman Sachs on Tuesday added buy-rated Altice USA Inc. ATUS, +1.71% to the firm's conviction list. The analysts see Altice's valuation as attractive as it heads toward a spin-off from French parent Altice N.V. ATC, +1.48% which Goldman Sachs analysts see as a potential near-term catalyst.
The volatility that rocked the markets earlier this year might have calmed down a bit, but Goldman Sachs warns the selloff may not be over just yet. The S&P 500 tumbled more than 10% over a 10-day period in late January/early February, bottoming out at 2,532. It has since recovered most of its losses, rallying all the way ...
... key beneficiaries of a rising rate environment. Specifically, he likes J.P. Morgan and BlackRock as the two financials stocks set to benefit from the sector's growing tail winds. "They both have strong dividends and we expect those dividends to grow in the future," Binger said. Goldman Sachs is up 6 percent ...
The Dow Jones industrial average has clawed back from the worst of last month's sell-off. Now two Dow stocks are poised to race ahead of the recovery, says one prominent technician. "In a rally that has primarily been defined by tech leading, I think it's about time we start to look for some of the laggards," ...
The question of who will next lead the iconic Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs appears to be getting close to an answer. David M. Solomon will become sole president and chief operating officer of the bank as of April 20, the company said Monday. Harvey M. Schwartz, who currently shares the roles with ...
This flash crash and others during the recovery have occurred against the backdrop of a relatively good economy — and that's the worrying scenario, according to Charles Himmelberg, Goldman Sachs' cohead of global markets research. If such a drop happens as investors digest sour economic news, ...
So says Goldman Sachs, which sees 4% as a crucial threshold for the US 10-year Treasury yield. If rates exceed 4%, the firm estimates companies will have to generate 200 basis points of medium-term growth to neutralize the negative effect on valuations. "A boost to medium-term growth expectations or a decline in the ...
Back in 2009, in the wake of the financial crisis, Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi famously called Goldman Sachs “a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money.” Fast forward nearly a decade and it seems Nassim Taleb ...
And then there was one. Goldman Sachs, which had been called “Government Sachs” because of its high number of alumni staffing the White House under multiple presidents, lost one of its last friends in the Trump administration when Gary Cohn resigned Tuesday. Gary Cohn's departure as director of the ...
Goldman Sachs (GS) a Sell at $266.93 based on the latest SEC filings, and comparative pricing of its shares. While Goldman Sachs Group Inc's (NYSE:GS) Sell recommendation garners some value from being a member of an industry group that is ranked well above average in investment attractiveness, ...
Since being included in Goldman Sachs' "Americas Sell List," shares of Cree gained more than 50 percent versus a 30 percent gain in the S&P 500 index, the analyst said. The underperformance in the analyst's bearish stance was attributed to the company shifted from a historical LED and Lighting ...
I spent three months last fall, including two weeks at Babson College, as a scholar in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses entrepreneur education program. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses was developed to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunities by providing ...
And Trump brought in Gary Cohn, along with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and former political adviser Steve Bannon -- all Goldman-Sachs alumni. So what has been the result of Goldman's extraordinary run of power? There are a few glimmers of light and public service, and huge dollops of hubris ...
Goldman Sachs plans to launch its consumer-focused savings and lending business Marcus in the UK. The investment bank is currently recruiting for at ... LONDON - Goldman Sachs is recruiting engineers in London to help build and launch its online lender, Marcus, in the UK. Ad. Goldman launched a high-interest online ...
Goldman Sachs says President Trump ought to have announced targeted tariffs instead of the "draconian" ones he proposed last week. "Not all metal is created equally," wrote Goldman's Jeffrey Currie. "U.S. allies produce many of the value-added steels that current U.S. capacity cannot fully replace.
In the same week, Circle, a Goldman Sachs-backed financial tech startup, shocked the public by buying a cryptocurrency exchange, news first reported by yours truly. And Garrett Camp, cofounder and chairman of Uber, unveiled a proposal for a brand new cryptocurrency, called Eco, that he hopes to ...
As consumers pressure corporate America to act in the wake of last month's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School in South Florida, one of Wall Street's highest-profile companies finds itself in an awkward position: Goldman Sachs. In 2017, Goldman's private equity arm helped finance Bass Pro ...
Today's banking escapees have a broader array of options available to them. Take Lina White, a former member of the alternative investments team at Goldman Sachs. An economics graduate of University College London, White joined Goldman's exclusive alternative investments division in July 2015.
The implementation of the steel and aluminum tariffs announced by President Donald Trump on Thursday could signal a harder line by the White House on other trade issues, including leaving the North American Free Trade Agreement, a Goldman Sachs economist said. “The potential announcement of ...
Going back as far as 2014, when interest in Bitcoin was a mere drop of what it is today, Wall Street giants Goldman Sachs were already scoffing at the digital currency and the interest it was developing. Goldman has been slowly coming around though, for one of the Wall Street powerhouses, with their CEO, ...
"We are setting the stage for accelerating inflation, just as we did in the late '60s," Jones says in an interview with Goldman Sachs. ... Paul Tudor Jones, the legendary hedge fund manager who called the October 1987 crash, shared his bold market views in a rare interview with Goldman Sachs sent to the ...
And while March may appear at first glance to be a dead zone of sorts, Goldman Sachs argues there are plentiful stock-price shifts ahead, all thanks to a glut of analyst days. Held once a year, a company's analyst day gives investors and analysts an opportunity to interact with corporate executives. High-ranking company ...
Trying to make a buck in the post-crisis era, Goldman Sachs is pushing into businesses it one turned its nose up at. Get the best of Barron's Advisor Center every weekday. By signing up, I agree to the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. I'd like to receive updates and special offers from Dow Jones and ...
Goldman Sachs beats Street, increases dividend. 7:38 AM ET Tue, 17 April 2018. CNBC's Wilfred Frost, breaks down Goldman Sachs' quarterly results which posted earnings per share of $6.95 on revenues of $10.036 billion. Watch CNBC Live ...
Goldman Sachs has gotten its groove back -- for the first three months of 2018, at least. After a year of uncharacteristic struggles, the bank benefited from wild swings in prices for stocks and other assets to rake in cash in the first quarter, according to an earnings report released on Tuesday. Accustomed ...
The search is apparently on for the next leader of the iconic Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs. CEO Lloyd Blankfein could step down as soon as the end of the year, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing sources familiar with the situation. A power transition would likely be quick and the bank "isn't ...
Investment banking is a highly profitable business. Goldman Sachs, perhaps the most prominent investment bank in the world, raked in $32 billion during fiscal 2017 with the majority of this revenue driven specifically by investment banking. Yet arguably, much of the value that is provided by Goldman in the ...
The consumer relief requirements are part of the Goldman Sachs' settlement with the Department of Justice; the New York, California and Illinois Attorneys General; the National Credit Union Administration, acting as conservator for several failed credit unions; and the Federal Home Loan Banks of Chicago ...
The equity market correction has created plentiful opportunities in stocks that are now trading at their most attractive valuations in months. Goldman Sachs has singled out the 17 companies that are the most mispriced, relative to their beta-implied return since the selloff started.


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