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    After a steady stream of criticism since the financial crisis, Goldman Sachs is trying to burnish its image, the New York Times reports.

  • Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein on Internal Review Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 11:02 AM ET
    Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein on Internal Review

    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein discusses his company's handling of former employee Greg Smith's published resignation letter, the need for regulation, the composition of Goldman's board, his dual role as chairman and CEO, and the company's succession plan.

  • Citigroup’s Chief Rebuffed On Pay by Shareholders Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 9:34 AM ET
    Citibank's Chief Executive Vikram Pandit

    The bank's shareholders rejected the $15 million pay package for CEO Vikram S. Pandit, marking the first time that stock owners have united in opposition to outsized compensation at a financial giant.

  • Blankfein is Aqualung? Dimon Thick As A Brick? Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 7:59 AM ET

    Have the last few years left you looking like a cross-eyed Mary? Were your retirement plans bungled ... in the jungle? Maybe the financial collapse has left you feeling like a dead duck, spitting out pieces of your broken luck. Oh, Aqualung.

  • Goldman Sachs' Philosophy on Top Jobs Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 10:32 AM ET
    Goldman Sachs' Philosophy on Top Jobs

    Goldman is launching to what amounts to a defense of the combination of the chairman & CEO roles, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • The End of Leadership by Barbara Kellerman

    The author writes, "Our fixation is on leaders. We assume that they have the keys to the kingdom, that they have most if not all of the power and influence, and that they make the decisions that most matter. Wrong."

  • Ex-Goldman Worker Said to Seek Book Deal Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 7:13 AM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Greg Smith, the former Goldman Sachs executive who resigned in spectacular fashion last week by blasting the firm in an Op-Ed page article in The New York Times, is now shopping a book proposal to major publishers in New York, several people with knowledge of the conversations said, the New York Times reports.

  • Goldman Sachs' Gay Marriage Spat Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 2:44 PM ET
    Goldman Sachs' Gay Marriage Spat

    CNBC's Jane Wells breaks down the details of the dispute regarding Lloyd Blankfein's participation in a human rights PSA for same-sex marriage.

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    "When the history books are written about Goldman Sachs," wrote Greg Smith in his very public resignation, "they may reflect that the current chief executive officer, Lloyd C. Blankfein, and the president, Gary D. Cohn, lost hold of the firm’s culture on their watch." But Blankfein and Goldman are creating another split—between groups supporting gay marriage.

  • What's Happening Inside Goldman Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 1:11 PM ET
    What's Happening Inside Goldman

    CNBC's John Carney reports on how JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon is responding to the Op-Ed piece by a former Goldman Sachs executive, and also what's happening within Goldman Sachs.

  • Goldman Has 'Serious Trust Issue': Yale's Sonnenfeld Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 1:08 PM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    The reaction to a departing Goldman Sachs official's scathing column in the New York Times Wednesday shows the bank has "a serious trust issue here and they have to acknowledge that," Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC Thursday.

  • Public Rebuke of Culture at Goldman Opens Debate Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 10:15 AM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Over three years after the financial crisis, the perception that little has changed on Wall Street  still looms large in the public consciousness, the NY Times reports.

  • Goldman's Image Takes 'Nail in the Coffin': Author Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 8:44 AM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    A former Goldman Sachs executive’s vitriolic attack against the firm’s "toxic and destructive" culture is just another blow to the investment bank’s reputation, according to “Cityboy” whistle-blower Geraint Anderson.

  • Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein

    Greg Smith lobbed a verbal Molotov cocktail in The New York Times against his former firm, Goldman Sachs, and reaction to his resignation might lead you to believe a lot of people inside the firm agree with his negative assessment of CEO Lloyd Blankfein. Mmmmm...not so fast

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    We spotted Lloyd at the Knicks game.

  • Blankfein May Leave Goldman Sachs by Summer: Report Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012 | 9:37 AM ET
    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein testifies before a Senate investigative committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 27, 2010.

    Lloyd Blankfein may step down as chief executive of Goldman Sachs as early as this summer, according to Fortune magazine, and Gary Cohn is the lead Goldman candidate to replace him.

  • Taibbi On Goldman Sachs Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 3:35 PM ET

    Something about Goldman Sachs must really inspire Matt Taibbi. He does his best writing with Goldman on the brain.

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    Blankfein, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, is stepping onto a prominent and politically charged stage, the New York Times reports.

  • Is Gay Marriage Good For Business? Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.

  • Goldman Sachs Departures Causing Concern Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 1:14 PM ET

    The unexpected departures of two young Goldman Sachs star partners has triggered rumors and confusion inside of the Wall Street firm.