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Elizabeth Warren is calling for an investigation of the Federal Reserve

Elizabeth Warren is calling for an investigation of the Federal Reserve

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (UPI) --After reports of corruption were released recently, Warren is calling for an investigation of the Federal Reserve.
Thor Benson
Verizon will soon let you choose what TV channels you want to pay for

Verizon will soon let you choose what TV channels you want to pay for

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (UPI) --Verizon will soon let you choose what TV channels you want to pay for, instead of making you pay for channels you don't want.
Thor Benson
PDVSA picks bank to help dump Citgo

PDVSA picks bank to help dump Citgo

CARACAS, Venezuela, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Venezuela's state-owned oil company has hired a French bank to help offload Citgo, its U.S. downstream entity, an executive at the company said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Economic patriotism and U.S. corporate tax inversion

Economic patriotism and U.S. corporate tax inversion

U.S. businesses completing merger and acquisitions with foreign entities to lower their corporate taxes is unpatriotic, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says.
Frank J. Maduri
Venezuela could tap Chinese market by selling Citgo

Venezuela could tap Chinese market by selling Citgo

CARACAS, Venezuela, July 25 (UPI) --Selling off U.S. refiner Citgo would free up export volumes for Venezuela to start directing oil to the Chinese market, Energy Ministry officials said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Goldman Sachs number-crunchers predict Brazil will win the World Cup

Goldman Sachs number-crunchers predict Brazil will win the World Cup

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) --A report from Goldman Sachs has concluded that Brazil is the heavy favorite to win the World Cup with Argentina coming in second and Germany ranked third.
Evan Bleier
Former Treasury Secretary Geithner publishes controversial memoir about financial crisis

Former Treasury Secretary Geithner publishes controversial memoir about financial crisis

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) --Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's memoir about the financial collapse of 2008 was published Monday and met with controversy in the media.
JC Sevcik
UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 27, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 27, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 27, 2014
By United Press International
Mike Huckabee claims he is on 'right side of the Bible' on gays

Mike Huckabee claims he is on 'right side of the Bible' on gays

WAUKEE, Iowa, April 9 (UPI) -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, speaking to religious conservatives in Iowa, said the United States "cannot expect the blessing of God" on its economy.
Frances Burns
China's 'Twitter' Sina Weibo to file $500M IPO

China's 'Twitter' Sina Weibo to file $500M IPO

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Sina Corp is looking to raise $500 million in an IPO for its Twitter-like service Sina Weibo, which serves 60.2 million Chinese users daily.
Ananth Baliga

Retail sales tough out another cold week

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. retail sales slipped 0.3 percent in the week ending Saturday, as store traffic continues to be impacted by harsh winter weather, a retail trade group said.

Markets mixed Tuesday

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. stock indexes were mixed for the second consecutive session as corporate reports failed to spark enthusiasm.

Stocks mixed on weak fourth quarter results

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Fourth quarter corporate reports dragged U.S. stocks lower Thursday.

Cold snap takes a toll on retail

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Cold temperatures hampered retail sales in the week ending Saturday, the International Council of Shopping Centers-Goldman Sachs reported Tuesday.

Goldman Sachs pulls out from Pacific coal export project

SEATTLE, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Goldman Sachs has pulled out its investment in the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal, expected to be the largest coal export terminal in North America.
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Former Partner and Head of the Mortgages Department Daniel Sparks, former Managing Director of the Structured Products Group Trading Joshua Birnbaum, current Managing Director of the Structured Products Group Trading Michael Swenson, and Executive Director of the Structured Products Group Trading Fabrice Tourre (L to R) are sworn in prior to testifying before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Goldman Sachs' role in the financial crises on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 27, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a global investment banking and securities firm which engages in investment banking, securities services, investment management and other financial services primarily with institutional clients. Goldman Sachs was founded in 1869, and is headquartered at 200 West Street, in the Lower Manhattan area of New York City. The firm has offices in all major international financial centers, and provides mergers and acquisitions advice, underwriting services, asset management, and securities services to its clients, which include corporations, governments and high net worth individuals around the world. The firm also engages in proprietary trading and private equity deals. It is a primary dealer in the United States Treasury security market.

Former employees Robert Rubin and Henry Paulson served as United States Secretary of the Treasury after leaving the firm; Rubin under President Bill Clinton and Paulson under George W. Bush.

Goldman Sachs was founded in 1869 by German immigrant Marcus Goldman. In 1882, Goldman's son-in-law Samuel Sachs joined the firm. In 1885, Goldman took his son Henry and his son-in-law Ludwig Dreyfuss into the business and the firm adopted its present name, Goldman Sachs & Co. The company made a name for itself pioneering the use of commercial paper for entrepreneurs and was invited to join the New York Stock Exchange in 1896.

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