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Goldman Sachs

Mar 7, 2014 — Also: The longlist is announced for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction; Anna Holmes on Scout Finch and Harriet the Spy; Teju Cole on reading.
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Feb 25, 2014 — Also: The man behind the infamous @GSElevator twitter account is outed by The New York Times; Neil Young has a deal for a second memoir; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie condemns Nigeria's anti-gay laws.
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Jan 23, 2014 — Also: Mary Miller on writing; Simon & Schuster acquires a book from the man behind the Twitter account @GSElevator; Mallory Ortberg imagines a "Choose Your Own P.G. Wodehouse Adventure."
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Oct 2, 2013 — The second day of the government shutdown found President Obama in talks with congressional leaders at the White House. Elsewhere, conservative activists were busy targeting House Republicans who appeared ready to break ranks.
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Aug 1, 2013 — The SEC pursued civil charges against Fabrice Tourre, meaning that his punishment could range from a fine to a lifetime ban from trading in securities. A federal jury in New York City found that Tourre misled investors in a mortgage securities deal.
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Mar 14, 2012 — Thanks to a New York Times column blasting his employer, Goldman Sachs' Greg Smith became the latest in a long line of folks who echoed one-hit-wonder country singer Johnny Paycheck. Here are a few others.
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Mar 14, 2012 — Greg Smith's scathing op-ed resignation letter is the talk of Wall Street. Now Goldman Sachs is trying to minimize the damage. And the Web is lighting up with chatter and parodies.
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Oct 18, 2011 — It's only the second quarterly loss since the firm went public 12 years ago.
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May 31, 2011 — If you missed the announcement late last week that Goldman Sachs hired former Republican Sen. Judd Gregg to be an international advisor, don't blame yourself. It came out Friday when most people were thinking more about the long holiday weekend ahead than the latest move by Goldman buy influence.
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Mar 1, 2011 — Boehner's media team accused economists, who argued that the spending cuts would weaken the economy, with being Democratic operatives. But Goldman Sachs and Mark Zandi at Moody Analytics both have their Republican ties and are seen as being fairly smart on economic issue.
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