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Former President of EU Commission Juan Manuel Barroso: Conflict of Interest, “Deep Ties” to Goldman Sachs

Jose Manuel Barroso had closer contact with Goldman Sachs during his tenure as European Commission chief than he has previously admitted, according to Portuguese media. 508 more words

Economic Report

What Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Would Tell His Younger Self

Lloyd Blankfein’s climb from a peanuts seller at the Yankee stadium to running one of the world’s most prominent banks must have taken countless hours of focus, determination, and self-discipline. 326 more words


Who Apple CEO Tim Cook turns to for advice

Even the CEO of the largest company in the world needs some help from time to time.

In a sprawling interview with the Washington Post published yesterday (Aug. 389 more words

Lloyd Blankfein: Wall Street’s living legend

Lloyd Blankfein has rightfully earned a star on the Wall Street walk of fame. At 61, this Jewish New Yorker, who was born in the neighborhood of the Bronx, has made history as the head of Goldman Sachs, one of the largest investment banks in the world and has become one of the five most powerful men in the business world, … 748 more words

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How Goldman Grooms Its 10,000 Small Businesses for Growth

For Roy Castro, the path to becoming an ice-cream distributor was hardly as sweet as it sounds.

After getting out of prison following a drug charge in 2002, Castro, 41, took whatever jobs he could get, he says. 1,812 more words


The Most Important Lesson Jack Dorsey’s Mother Taught Him

Square founder and CEO Jack Dorsey credits his mother and father with teaching him about entrepreneurship. But it was his mother’s ambivalence about turning her business into something big that really taught him a valuable lesson about individual values and goals. 443 more words


The One Thing Warren Buffett Says Every Business Must Do

Don’t just satisfy your customers, delight them. So says Warren Buffett, the chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, and the third-wealthiest man in the world.

The so-called Oracle of Omaha shared that piece of advice Tuesday with burgeoning small–business owners, many of whom were graduating from a development program launched by Goldman Sachs called 10,000 Small Businesses. 318 more words