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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.
Winter puts a freeze on retail sales for the week

Winter puts a freeze on retail sales for the week

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Frigid temperatures, especially on the East Coast, sent retail sales tumbling in the week ending Saturday, a trade group said.

Retail sales get boost from last-minute shopping

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Last minute Christmas shopping gave U.S. retailers a boost in the week ending Saturday, a trade group said Tuesday.
Countrywide to cost BofA 30 times its purchase price

Countrywide to cost BofA 30 times its purchase price

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Bank of America could pay 30 times what it paid for Countrywide Financial Corp. in fines and fees connected to the deal, the U.S. bank's figures show.

Markets slip Tuesday

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. markets slipped Tuesday after two days of gains that broke up a five-day skid.

U.S. retail sales for Black Friday week were down from previous week

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Receipts at U.S. retail stores dropped in the week ending Saturday from the previous week, but made gains compared to the same week of 2012, a trade group said.
Cyber Monday sales affecting Amazon, eBay stocks

Cyber Monday sales affecting Amazon, eBay stocks

Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Cyber Monday sales are expected to surge to more than 131 million people in the U.S. shopping for holiday deals, and eBay is leading gains in e-commerce stocks as other online retailers waver.
Sonali Basak
Hilton hikes price to $2.4 billion in the largest ever hotel IPO

Hilton hikes price to $2.4 billion in the largest ever hotel IPO

Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Hilton hikes its initial public offering, to be the largest hotel IPO ever and possibly the second largest IPO of the year.
Sonali Basak

Goldman Sachs brings 10,000 Small Businesses program to Detroit

DETROIT, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Investment bank Goldman Sachs says it is bringing its 10,000 Small Businesses program to the Detroit area, with loans and educational programs available.
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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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