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IG Metall plans a tough spring

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The German metalworkers Trade Union, IG Metall, on Monday warned of an explosive mood heading into negotiations in January over wage increase demands of 5 percent to 7 percent for Germany's metal and engineering workers in 2002, according to a story in th

Asian chipmakers good news - caution!

SINGAPORE, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The Asian chip making industry seems to be in ebullient mood. Hardly a day passes by without some piece of good news being released.
SONIA KOLESNIKOV, UPI Business Correspondent

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Analysis: Energy after Enron

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Enron's demise calls into question its trading-dominated business model and raises the question of what future energy markets will look like. As always, the exc
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, Business and Economics Editor

Hot Buttons: Talk show topics

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No rebuilding of WTC until 2003

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The chairman of the 11-member commission charged with rebuilding at the 16-acre World Trade Center site and retaining businesses in Lower Manhattan said Friday
ALEX CUKAN

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at more of Wednesday's top business stories:

Shopping season under way amid worries

The official Christmas shopping season kicked off Friday with some stores opening before dawn amid worries consumers would keep a tight hold on the purse string
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International

Enron stock shares plunge 28 percent

Shares of Enron Corp. continued their sell-off Wednesday as investors and analysts doubted the company could recover its lost business and stay afloat long enou
CHRIS H. SIEROTY, UPI Business Correspondent

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at more of Wednesday's top business stories:

Workers in China brace for tough times

SHANGHAI, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- When the factory where he had worked for more than eight years was closed down, Zhang Wei, a 27-year-old welder, packed up his family's belongings, sold his hou
CHRISTIAN WADE, UPI Correspondent

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at Monday's top business stories:

WTO: China takes"great leap" forward

SHANGHAI, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- China's acceptance into the World Trade Organization, which is just days away, will remove the remaining barriers in the country's drive towards a market-style economy, placing it squarely on track to becoming one of the world's largest economic powers, a
CHRISTIAN WADE, UPI Business Correspondent

The Asian New Economy - China's TV wars

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The race is on for a foothold in Mainland China's broadcast television market, and the foreign media giants have entered through the time-honored "back-door" method of acquiring subsidiaries in Hong Kong, which broadcast into the mainland.
JULIE SILBERGER, UPI Correspondent
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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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