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Before The Big League

Some people know what they want to do from an early age and focus on it relentlessly. Others are driven enough to reinvent themselves, changing careers and industries, and continuously pushing until they find what works for them. 433 more words

Postaday

Blankfein, Dimon Pursued Private AIG Bailout, Lawyer Says

By: Andrew Zajac

The heads of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) told federal regulators days ahead of the 2008 government bailout of American International Group Inc. 615 more words

Law

Buffett: Detroit will be better, stronger after bankruptcy

Speaking in front of a Detroit audience on Thursday, Warren Buffett sounded an optimistic note about the struggling city’s ongoing bankruptcy trial.

Investing in Detroit, he says, is an increasingly appealing proposition, and will be “much better after the bankruptcy than before.” In part, that’s because the city’s finances were clearly unsustainable before now, and no one wants to invest in a place that’s headed for Chapter 9. 517 more words

Finance

Commanding the Collaboration

When Senator Warren and others pushed through lowering student-loan rates, the lower Fed Funds rate was made available only to new loans.

What is the benefit of keeping a massive debt bonded to the higher rate? 313 more words

Political-Economy And Philosophy

Biden Wears A Polo To A Fair-Wage Rally: Not A Story. The Story: Wait Until You See Where He Got It.

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Joe needs a wardrobe inspection staffer

Uncle Joe the Gaffe Machine did it again.

Vice President Joe Biden sported a super fancy Hamptons golf club shirt while talking to workers in Detroit, Michigan about fair wage on Labor Day.

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You Can't Make This Stuff Up

The story behind the shrinking ranks of Goldman partners

It’s one of the most exclusive and coveted clubs in banking, and admission is getting even harder.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Goldman Sachs is going to… 410 more words