Goldman Sachs

That’s a Tax Plan?

by on April 27, 2017

Well, no, it isn't. It's a draft of a sketch of an outline of a synopsis of what a tax plan might look like were [more…]

Goldman Sachs and Bank Pollution

by on March 14, 2012

By now most of you will be aware of the letter/op-ed article written by a disgruntled Goldman Sachs executive. He is resigning, and on the [more…]

From The Mouths of The Elite …

by on March 11, 2011

I am a big fan of the Financial Times. One or two of its contributors seem to get things right. But, periodically we come across [more…]

Jobs; Trade; Banks … Ho Hum And Bun Fights

by on October 7, 2010

This is getting dull. Really dull. The economy refuses to shift gears. Wall Street twitters on about nothing in particular. Central Bankers are even more [more…]

Update: Jobs, Debt, Bank Reform

by on May 13, 2010

This has been a dull week for economic reporting with only dribs and drabs of news being released, and the Senate ploughing on through what [more…]

Goldman In Washington

by on April 28, 2010

Nothing else in the economy matters today, all eyes are firmly on the theatrics of the Senate hearings as Senator Levin's committee grills various Goldman [more…]

Bank Reform Monday

by on April 26, 2010

Well, here we are. The Senate is heading for a showdown today on bank reform. The odds are that the Republicans will vote against allowing [more…]

Support “SAFE” Banking

by on April 25, 2010

The Brown-Kaufman proposal probably has little chance of success, so in my long standing tradition of supporting the underdog I want to throw my support [more…]

Bank Reform Kick Off … Sort Of

by on April 22, 2010

Here we go again.

Let the partisan sniping begin.

Despite protestations to the contrary the Republicans blocked debate on bank reform today. The reason? "This [more…]

Fix Wall Street … Please

by on April 20, 2010

I apologize to those of you who are sick and tired of the flood of Wall Street news. You want to know more about the [more…]