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News on Goldman Sachs (Ticker: GS) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

43 min ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Barclays joins retreat from commodities as new rules bite

Barclays will quit most of its commodities trading businesses, joining a broader retreat by banks as profits tumble in the face of tougher regulation.


Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Barclays Capital, Stanley, Investment Services

4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Goldman, UBS Alumni Redefine Boutique as Tiny Firms Win

The townhouse in London's Mayfair neighborhood where Michael and Yoel Zaoui have their offices is much more modest than the sprawling financial-district headquarters where they spent most of their careers.


Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Ubs Ag, Investment Services, Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Morgan Stanley

9 hrs ago | Reuters

Goldman buys Westpeak in drive for 'smart beta' assets

The deal, disclosed on Tuesday, comes as Goldman is working to bulk up its asset management unit, partly by strengthening its quantitative product offerings.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Boulder, CO

10 hrs ago | USA Today

Seven Georgians challenging state's gay marriage ban

Shelton Stroman, left, and partner Christopher Inniss, are photographed in their home, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Snellville, Ga.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Georgia, Snellville, GA, US News, Financial Services, Investment Services, Transgender

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ed Goldman: I'm considering a major career change here

A carriage horse is unhitched from his harness after a day of work at Clinton Park Stables in New York.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, New York, New York Government

14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Ex-Goldman Banker Thornton Emerges as Barrick Gold Dealmaker

A week before Barrick Gold Corp. Chairman Peter Munk retires, his successor John Thornton is emerging as a dealmaker as the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker pursues a bid to combine the two biggest gold miners.


Related Topix: Barrick Gold, Mining, Financial Services, Investment Services, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Pork giant WH Group slashes IPO, delays pricing -sources

WH Group Ltd, the world's biggest pork company, is slashing its proposed Hong Kong IPO and delaying the pricing to next week, sources said, as market volatility and rich valuations turned investors off the deal.


Related Topix: Food, Smithfield Foods, Financial Services, Investment Services

21 hrs ago | Bloomberg

El Nino Seen Starting as Early as July as Pacific Warms Up

An El Nino will probably start as soon as July, according to the Australian government forecaster, adding to predictions for the event that can transform weather around the world and roil commodity prices.


Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Financial Services, Investment Services, Weather

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Barclays to join the commodities exodus

Major banks are retreating from the commodities business as profits slump and regulatory headaches multiply, leaving the field wide open for a crop of rapidly growing but lesser-known players.


Related Topix: Stanley, Financial Services, Investment Services

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Rating Outlook remains Stable. A detailed lis... )--New Source Energy Partners L.P. announced today that the Board of Directors of its General Partner has declared a cash distribution o... )--U.S. credit card ABS performance will stay in record territory for the near term, Fitch Ratings says.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Sturm Ruger , Sporting Goods

Business Wire

Fitch: Goldman Reports Solid 1Q'14 Results

Results were moderately lower than 4Q'13; but benefitting from strong fixed income, currency and commodities trading and lower non-compensation expenses offset by elevated compensation expenses.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Goldman Sachs Rating Reiterated by Zacks

's stock had its "neutral" rating reiterated by Zacks in a research note issued on Monday, AnalystRatings.NET reports.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services


A Look at the Goldman Sachs Preferred Stock Deal

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Wells Fargo , Banking

Seeking Alpha

Walter Energy cut to Sell, Arch Coal raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs

Three factors underpin the Sell rating: the firm's EBITDA estimates are 59% and 35% below consensus for 2014 and 2015 given its met price view; it believes WLT's $250M asset sale goal will be difficult to achieve; and at current met prices, WLT may face a potential liquidity challenge in two years given negative free cash flow.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Construction, Industrial Machines, Mining, Arch Coal, Metals, Walter Industries

BWW Reviews: Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES Opens at the Barn Players

Follies at the Barn Players in Mission, Kan. is an amusing musical about the demise of the follies and the Weissman Theatre in New York in 1971.


Related Topix: Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Mission, KS, Financial Services, Investment Services, Arts, Dance, Kansas City, KS


Morgan Stanley Optimistic on Volker's Rule Impact on Goldman

In a report published Monday, Morgan Stanley analyst Betsy Graseck voiced optimism that Goldman Sachs Group will "manage through" the Volker Rule's impact.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Cohen Group

The Washington Post

Barrick-Newmont Merger Talks Said to Hit Snag on Spinoff Details

Talks to merge the world's biggest gold-mining companies, Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp., broke down three days ago amid minor disagreements that leave open the possibility that a deal could be revived, two people with knowledge of the matter said.


Related Topix: Barrick Gold, Mining, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Australia, Oceania, World News, New York, Financial Services, Investment Services, Science / Technology

The Washington Monthly

Identity politics and its discontents: when social justice movements...

Richard Kim has written a incisive and provocative piece in the current issue of The Nation about the current state of the LGBT rights movement.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Activism, Financial Services, Investment Services, California

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Washington Post

HS Group Backs Former Soros Specialists for New Asia Hedge Fund

Kenneth Lee and Michael Yoshino, former Soros Fund Management LLC Asia specialists, plan to start their own hedge fund investing in Asian equities with the backing of Hong Kong's HS Group Ltd. in the third quarter.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Soros Fund Management, Investment Services, Business News


Providence, RI, sues firms over stock trades

The federal complaint was filed Friday in New York on behalf of city investment funds that traded stocks in the U.S. since April 18, 2009.


Related Topix: Providence, RI, Financial Markets, Computers, Financial Services, Investment Services


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