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  2. Bulge Bracket Fact Sheet

    Could somebody please make a bulleted list of all of the bulge bracket banks and include the core competencies for each bank at what they're best at? This would be to everyone's benefit who wants to learn the "scoop" on each of the big ...

    49 comments - 5 silver bananas - Jul 30 2018 - 1:37am -

  3. Your favorite financier from the past

    Hi all, This entertaining post is for the history and financial history monkeys out there. What is your favorite financier of the past and why? Most of us have read about the Weinbergs and Rohatyns of the past but I'd like to hear about the less know ...

    80 comments - 4 silver bananas - Feb 5 2018 - 9:43am -

  4. GS Veteran Integration Program (VIP) 2018

    I'd like to start the 2018 Veteran Integration Program thread this year. I'll be applying as soon as the application opens...Last year it was mid-October. Who else is applying this year? In past years the application entailed an online resume sc ...

    186 comments - 11 silver bananas - Sep 27 2017 - 8:41am -

  5. Quitting major Investment Bank in NYC after 2 months...?

    Hi guys, I am in a weird situation and would love to hear out some opinions. Two months ago, I started working as and IBD analyst at one of the top 3 IB banks in their NYC HQ. However, I managed to get (what I believe is) a better job opportunity for me i ...

    98 comments - 6 silver bananas - Aug 11 2017 - 2:44pm -

  6. Goldman Sachs Operation?

    Got an offer from GS ops. TLDR: I guess I'm a little different from everyone here. I am not a finance/econ major but an engineering major. I have been to traumatized by the software/engineering side and want to switch stuff up. I also heard ops has p ...

    120 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 23 2017 - 1:52am -

  7. Goldman's Blankfein & Trump

    Among the many prominent companies and CEO's Goldman Sachs has joined the ranks denouncing Donald Trump's recent immigration ban. : Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s more than 34,000 employees arrived to work Monday to find a voice mail waiti ...

    87 comments - 7 silver bananas - Feb 3 2017 - 11:17am -

  8. Gary Cohn for Head of National Economic Council

    After Headhunting Steve Mnuchin for Secretary of Treasury, Trump might have his eyes on no other than the COO and 2nd man of Goldman, Gary Cohn for Head of National Economic Council. Cohn has been long rumored to lead Goldman after the departure of its cu ...

    55 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 12:00pm -

  9. Full Time Megafund Recruiting

    Was wondering if anyone had any information on the full time recruiting process at MF's (BX, KKR, Apollo, TPG, Warburg, etc.) for undergrad students. I'll be at a top EB for my SA stint and, though I will most likely stay for FT, I figured I mig ...

    48 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 26 2017 - 10:23am -

  10. A One Stop Shop For All Things Diversity Recruiting- The Most Exhaustive List On WSO

    Diversity recruiting has been the subject of several posts over the last few weeks. Although there are existing WSO posts that try to aggregate opportunity for diverse candidates, this one aims to be an exhaustive list that includes all the introductory p ...

    38 comments - 36 silver bananas - Mar 18 2018 - 8:31pm -

  11. When Does Goldman Sachs Drug Test?

    I recently got an offer from GS in their credit department. I know they drug test, but my question is when do they? Is it immediately after you accept the offer, or is it before you begin full time, which would be sometime in august? Goldman Sachs Drug Te ...

    88 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2018 - 2:19pm -

  12. Can You Get A Job in Finance without the degree?

    Just wanted to know if any liberal arts majors have been able to break through into investment banking and other finance positions without an MBA or Business-related degree/credential? I really want to break through on the client services side of finance, ...

    90 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:25pm -

  13. Would you sign a pre-nup?

    Its really a toss up for me. It sounds reasonable, but i'm fairly certain most women are offended by the idea. If she asked me to sign a pre-nup, it would trigger my wtf meter. Ari Gold on pre-nups: Ari: Have you ever heard of a fucking prenup? Terre ...

    134 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2018 - 12:47am -

  14. McKinsey vs Goldman Sachs- which has better brand recognition?

    I'm curious- McKinsey vs Goldman Sachs- which has better brand recognition? For the average Joe (non business/finance people) 1. In USA 2. In Europe 3. In Asia My impression is that in Europe (except for the UK), McKinsey has better recognition, whil ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 8 2018 - 10:12pm -

  15. Goldman has already mapped 146 “begging to be automated" Analyst IPO Steps

    This via Marty Chavez, Goldman Sachs 's incoming CFO. What are your thoughts? : TechnologyReview.com: At its height back in 2000, the U.S. cash equities trading desk at Goldman Sachs's New York headquarters employed 600 traders, buying and ...

    30 comments - 5 silver bananas - Feb 15 2017 - 4:04pm -

  16. Goldman Sachs Veterans Integration Program 2016

    Hi all, I found a thread on here for the 2015 Veterans Integration Program and couldn't find anything for the 2016 Program. The application just closed, so I'm wondering if there is anyone out there that is in the same boat and waiting to hear s ...

    121 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2015 - 4:08pm -

  17. Getting a job through family connection?

    I wanted to know if having a family connection at a top bank will increase my chances of getting hired as an analyst next year. A family connection is an MD at Goldman Sachs. I think he was one of the youngest MD in company history, and according to my un ...

    119 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:06pm -

  18. Goldman Sachs Interview- Who's Been Through It for Internships?

    Alright, lets hear about the notorious Goldman Sachs interview.... Who has been through it, first round and super day for full time or internship? What's it like? Goldman Sachs Interview Process Overview Typically, Goldman Sachs has a two-step interv ...

    197 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 19 2018 - 10:44pm -

  19. Goldman Sachs Investment Management Interview

    I have an upcoming interview with Goldman IMD. Is this mostly fit or will there be technical questions too? How in depth do I need to know the market atmosphere? investment management goldman sachs interview process Goldman Sachs Investment Management is ...

    48 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2018 - 5:23pm -

  20. Hilarious Banker Blows Tinder Date

    I just watched this and died laughing, so I thought I'd take a quick break from my vacation and share it with you guys. This guy is the PERFECT banker tool. And good news: it's about to become a series. Enjoy: Eddie Braverman's blog Goldman ...

    68 comments - 9 silver bananas - May 4 2014 - 8:00am -

  21. Goldman Sachs 2015 Veterans Integration Program

    A great opportunity for Veterans who are separating from the military and seeking a career in financial services, the Goldman Sachs Veterans Integration Program can be both a blessing and a nerve-racking ordeal for those that apply. The goals of this foru ...

    223 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 12 2015 - 10:02am -

  22. 50% Lower Compensation-- Would You Still Work in IB?

    That is one idea proposed in a recent NYT article about the lagging performance of banks, specifically in regards to their ROE. : Obviously, the idea of cutting compensation at Goldman Sachs by 43 percent will not be popular among the people who work ...

    44 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 5 2016 - 8:00pm -

  23. Goldman Sachs QIS Interview

    Have first round coming up with GS Quantitiative Investment Strategies group within IMD. Does anyone know what kind of questions to expect? Can't find much online about this Goldman Sachs ...

    65 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:35pm -

  24. Greg Smith's F-U to Goldman

    Mod note: Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 3/14/12. Wow. Goldman Sachs executive director Greg Smith, who is the head of US equity derivatives in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa resigned today with a huge "f**k you" to Goldman in ...

    121 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 2 2015 - 12:55pm -

  25. Goldman VS. JPM

    Hey guys, I need help deciding between internship offers at Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan.. They are both in the same division (Operations Division). I am aware of Goldman's "prestige" but I'm also taking both firm's culture into ...

    56 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:02pm -

  26. Most Famous Investment Bankers of All Time

    Who would be included on this list? Byron D. Trott..............and? Goldman Sachs ...

    66 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:12am -

  27. Goldman Sachs Asset Management: Analyst Culture

    Im curious about the culture at a Goldman Sachs for an analyst in the Asset Management division (GSAM): Specifically, I'd like to know: How many hours per week they work. If the work is stimulating and exciting (relative to other groups) Salary and b ...

    142 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:50pm -

  28. BB Leveraged Finance Groups-Which group actually does modeling (even if it is non-sponsor deals)?

    I understand that at some BBs, sponsor deals are modeled in the LevFin group such as BAML / JPM. However, anyone know which BBs (such as CS, Citi, DB) have levfin groups that still do modeling for other industry groups, even if does not mean modeling spon ...

    113 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:36pm -

  29. Goldman's New Policy for Investment Banking Analysts- 3 Reasons Why it Won't Stop the Bleeding to the Buyside

    The Current Promotion Cycle for Investment Banking Analysts So recently I got word that Goldman Sachs is announcing a pretty dramatic policy shift in the promotion cycle of investment banking analysts right out of college. Traditionally, investment bankin ...

    41 comments - 8 silver bananas - Nov 10 2015 - 8:00pm -

  30. Goldman Sachs being sued for gender discrimination

    "The lawsuit portrays Goldman as Wall Street's version of Animal House". I'm on the outside looking in so curious to hear your guys' thoughts. How big a deal is this? What do you think will happen? : Two women suing investmen ...

    70 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2014 - 4:05am -

  31. What's the background check process in Goldman Sachs?

    Anyone who can describe the background check process in Goldman Sachs? I guess filling in online application form first and then the outsourced company (named Hireright) would verify the information? Thanks. Regarding the employment history, do I need to ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2016 - 4:18pm -

  32. Thoughts on The Vampire Squid Podcast?

    Have you guys heard this guy's podcast? Do you think it is legitimate and helpful for understanding the financial services industry? Saw him on Business Insider the other day, Goldman Sachs TMT Analyst that recently left and trying to "increase ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2017 - 1:12pm -

  33. Declining an offer: does it kill all future opps?

    If i was to decline an offer with a BB, would that kill all my future chances of ever working there in the future, would they look negatively towards me because of my initial rejection. Basically, received an offer w/ a BB in New York, currently living in ...

    95 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 17 2014 - 2:54am -

  34. Goldman and Tesla's $2B Equity Offering

    : On Wednesday, before the stock market opened in New York, Goldman Sachs analyst Patrick Archambault upgraded shares of Tesla. Archambault put a "Buy" rating and a $250 per share price target on the stock due to what he sees as the market& ...

    29 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 22 2016 - 8:00pm -

  35. "On hold" at Goldman Sachs

    Wondering if anyone knows what goes on behind the big black GS curtain while I'm "on hold" for a 2010 full-time analyst position? I had a first round 1+ week ago, notified that afternoon for second rounds a week later, then received the &qu ...

    92 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:50pm -

  36. Goldman or Bust?

    Over the past week I have been getting a flood of pm's/emails asking for advice, and I have chatted with some of you over Skype as well in prep for interviews, and one theme keeps coming up that really boggles my mind and in a way really annoys me. T ...

    98 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jul 21 2013 - 6:33pm -

  37. Goldman Sachs Finance Division

    Okay, give it to me straight. What are the pros and cons of working for GS Finance as a Credit Analyst? Let's look at this from the usual prestige angle, i.e., b-school potential, FO/MO/BO, its relative position to BB IB and others, and other conside ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2018 - 12:55am -

  38. Details on Goldman's New Analyst Policy

    Haven't seen this posted yet: As David Solomon discussed at last week's Americas IBD Townhall, several initiatives are being rolled out over the next few weeks/months that are designed to improve the junior banker experience. We are committed to ...

    72 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 17 2013 - 2:45pm -

  39. Goldman Sachs Securities Insight Day

    Has anyone applied? Any idea on when we will be getting back from them? Goldman Sachs ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 17 2016 - 1:15am -

  40. Goldman Sachs Sophomore

    Anyone here intern as a sophomore at GS IBD? Wondering how the process is like, how competitive, etc. Sophomores who interned at other BBs, feel free to weigh in as well. IBD Goldman Sachs sophomore ...

    38 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  41. A Day in the Life at JPM & Goldman Sachs- How I learned to love/hate Business Insider Articles

    This has been bothering me for some time now and I didn't want to say anything at first but a similar "hit" article came along the way and now my BS radar is on high alert. We all know Business Insider (BI) has a penchant for resurrecting o ...

    20 comments - 5 silver bananas - Jan 6 2017 - 5:00pm -

  42. The Future of the MBA

    Hi All, I'm new to this site, but wanted to get commentary from likeminded people about whether or not to pursue an MBA. My rule of thumb is that it's only worth consideration from a T-20 program, especially if an employer or grants aren't ...

    12 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 23 2018 - 2:00pm -

  43. 25 weirdest interview questions

    I haven't seen anybody else post this, so here is an article my buddy just showed me on the top 25 weirdest interview questions of 2010. 25 Weirdest Interview Questions of 2010 ...

    222 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 24 2011 - 7:20pm -

  44. Mcgill vs. Umich vs. IU Kelley vs. UIUC vs. Notre Dame vs. Western Ontario

    I'm currently an International student going to high school in the US. I have Bangladeshi citizenship. I don't care about where I work as long as it is in either US or Canada. I have been admitted to: Mcgill (Economics) (no debt) Western Ontario ...

    23 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 9 2017 - 8:11am -

  45. Not So Fast: @GSElevator Loses Book Deal

    The vampire squid giveth, and the vampire squid taketh away. Not that they really had anything to do with the following. On the heels of a very public outing, the voice behind snarky Twitter (and WSO) account @"GSElevator" John Lefevre has repor ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 11 2014 - 8:17am -

  46. yes

    .. Goldman Sachs GSAM INSEAD ...

    65 comments - 8 silver bananas - Jun 8 2014 - 10:40am -

  47. Best Chicago IB Offices-Updated

    I know this topic has been discussed before but that was when Lehman was still around. I was wondering if ppl familiar with the area/banks would mind discussing which BB's (for IBD) in chicago are the best? Additional info about how big the offices a ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:37pm -

  48. Small Boutique IB or BB Wealth Management

    Hi Guys, So I'm caught in a bit of a dilemma. I am coming from a non-target school, graduating in a couple of weeks with Finance degree, 1st gen college student. Didn't do BB summer internship, but I went overseas and worked at a 2B+ hedgefund a ...

    19 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 13 2017 - 2:10pm -

  49. Who visits Zero Hedge?

    Does any one visit zero hedge? What is your opinion about the website? Is it more of a far right website? Been reading some of the posts there and seem solid, but a little far to the right:/. Opinion please!!!!!!!! Oh, and just to add WSO 4 life <3 Gol ...

    44 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:03pm -

  50. Compare/Contrast the culture of the following investment banks: GS, JPM, Morgan Stanley, BAML, Citi, Barclays, and UBS?

    What are your thoughts on the following banks in terms of company culture: Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Barclays, and UBS? How is the culture of their investment banking divisions in particular? Company co ...

    19 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 21 2017 - 11:39am -

  51. Goldman Sachs IBD Superday in Dec.

    Anyone else have a Goldman superday in mid December for IBD? I was lucky enough to bypass the first round and hear last week that I have one. I am at a non-core school so maybe this is just a non-core Superday? Curious to see if anyone else has heard anyt ...

    51 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2014 - 4:42pm -

  52. Goldman Sachs Pride Summit

    Hey guys, Next Friday I'm attending the Goldman Sachs Pride Summit where I'm able to visit GS headquarters and learn more about the firm. I'm just wondering, what should I wear to this one-day event? Full suit? Khakis and collared shirt? wi ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  53. What Kind of Banker Should You Be

    I searched the site to see if this has already been posted, didn't see anything. Net effect, follow the link, answer the questions and GS will tell you where your personality says you belong: Explore Goldman Sachs- Careers Quiz : Goldman Sachs o ...

    63 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 5 2013 - 12:21pm -

  54. GS Accelerated Interview Invitations

    I received an invitation for an accelerated interview at Goldman Sachs. Does anybody from previous years have any insights into the process? The email says that second round interviews in New York City are going to be held next week. I tried searching and ...

    203 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 28 2012 - 9:34pm -

  55. Weekend Wars: Facebook vs. Groupon

    With all of the hubbub about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg these days, I want to remind you guys that they are not the only game in town. In fact, there's another hottie at the dance who may not win homecoming queen, but could turn out to be better ma ...

    55 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 16 2011 - 3:20pm -

  56. GS Investment Banking SLC

    I have heard that GS is building an investment banking team in SLC and they will start full-time this summer. Does anyone have any insights into this group and what they will actually be doing? Is it a 2-year training program just like the current GIR tea ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  57. Do BB reject final candidates through email or phone call?

    For those who failed before final-round, probably they'd get the rejection news through an email, but what about the very few who made it to the final, will BB reject them through a phone call/ an email? And normally will they reject the final candid ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 24 2015 - 7:38am -

  58. What is corporate "culture"? An insider's take...

    In Vanity Fair's latest expose on Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein cites Goldman's "culture" as the compass that allowed the firm to navigate the financial storm of 2008. At every i-bank on-campus presentation the firm representative at ...

    52 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 1 2011 - 9:11pm -

  59. Goldman Sachs is Dead

    Goldman Sachs, the infamously glorified work place of almost everyone here, cannot seem to break any good news into the media. Of course, GS is known to have the brightest people and as much prestige as English royalty. Nonetheless, I will one up Meredith ...

    44 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2011 - 4:29pm -

  60. Email Format For Goldman Sachs Recruiters

    What is the email format for Goldman Sachs recruiters? Goldman Sachs Contact Us Email Address If you are looking to contact anyone at Goldman Sachs, the usual convention is [email protected] For individuals people in the company with the same name as ano ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2018 - 3:56pm -

  61. Goldman Sachs SSG Interview Help

    Current junior at a target school, interviewing for GS SSG on Tuesday morning. I've been told that preparing for the interview is pretty similar to prepping for ibd interviews, but I was hoping that someone might be able to offer a bit more insight a ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:17pm -

  62. Married Goldman Sachs bigwig arrested for rape

    http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/married-goldma... Anybody know this charmer? Also, if he is acquitted, will GS keep him on or dump him to avoid fallout? Goldman Sachs ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2013 - 9:02pm -

  63. Goldman Dallas office or IBD elsewhere?

    I was accepted into the Discover Goldman Sachs regional camp in Dallas/Irving where you get an on-site first round interview, and I really want to aim for an investment banking summer internship. So two questions: (1) It seems that Dallas may not even hav ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2015 - 12:18am -

  64. Goldman Sachs Finance (Controllers) Interview Advice

    Hey, I will be having an on-campus interview with GS for an internship in the Finance (Controllers) Division for this upcoming summer. I was wondering what I should expect from this first interview, with regards to questions: technical or behavioral? Also ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:47pm -

  65. Shorting Zuckerberg

    Ahhh, Facebook. Perhaps the biggest thing ever made since sliced bread. I'm on it, you're on it, we're all on it. With over half a billion active users worldwide, it's become more popular than porn and has a lifted an awkward, freckled ...

    44 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 11 2011 - 8:14pm -

  66. GS Finance Corporate Treasury Analyst/Associate Position

    Hi, Does anybody have any information about GS Finance Corporate Treasury Analyst/Associate position? How should I be prepared for this interview? What questions do they ask? Any information are appreciated. Thank you. Goldman Sachs ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:47pm -

  67. Shia LaBeouf Is The Real Deal

    Edmundo was kind enough to post the link to the new Money Never Sleeps trailer. Honestly, the trailer failed to get me excited and made the film seem like another steamer courtesy of Oliver Stone. Though I keep hoping the director will return to his glory ...

    49 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 13 2010 - 11:59am -

  68. The Goldman Sachs Suggested Reading List

    Has anyone seen this reading list from Goldman Sachs for its incoming analysts? Pretty comprehensive list. http://www.quantnet.com/goldman-sachs-reading-list/ Goldman Sachs reading list recommended reading ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:04pm -

  69. I did not get the call from Lloyd this morning, did you?

    Fewest partners as a public company and fewest since 1998. Making $900k a year base plus special bonus incentives only for the special partners. Lloyd must of forgot to call me:/ 70 New Partners for Goldman Sachs, do you know any? Here's the list: Vi ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2012 - 9:39pm -

  70. Ethics Test- Sharing Secret Documents

    What would you do if you got your hands on confidential documents that could greatly benefit your firm? What do you think your firm would do if they found out? A recent piece in Bloomberg discusses a similar situation at Goldman Sachs: ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2014 - 6:57am -

  71. GSElevator: Meet Jack the Plumber/Philosopher

    Over the weekend, I came across an editorial by Jack Hope, a philosopher turned philosopher/plumber, that puts a name and face to a question that has garnered a reasonable amount of attention in recent months- Should a college degree still be hailed as a ...

    27 comments - 4 silver bananas - Sep 16 2013 - 1:45pm -

  72. Life after BB Private Banking... need advice

    I'm a second/third year analyst at a BB Private Bank in the Southeast US, and need advice on where to take my career from here. The way I see it these are my options at the moment: Climb the ladder at my current bank and try to move internally Go to ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  73. 140.6 Miles of Swimming, Biking, and Running- No Training

    Monkeys, the bar has been raised once again. Brian Kuritzky is a 24 year old securities analyst at Goldman Sachs. Three weeks ago, he placed a seemingly impossible bet with several of his colleagues- that he could complete an Ironman Triathlon in under 16 ...

    40 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 27 2010 - 2:49pm -

  74. Which Goldman chick is hotter?

    http://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/choose-your-pa... or http://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/choose-your-pa... Goldman Sachs ...

    68 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 26 2012 - 6:19pm -

  75. GSelevator Twitter: All Time Favorites

    With a rapidly growing base, the GSelevator twitter has a loyal following of 25,000 deep. The notorious tweeter allegedly works in some form of upper/senior management, but receives the majority of his posts from emails that come into [email protected] ...

    34 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 18 2012 - 9:20pm -

  76. Is Lloyd Blankfein Finally Toast?

    It's not easy being Lloyd Blankfein these days. I have to believe he was one of the only people on the planet to feel relief when the Deepwater Horizon exploded. With news of Goldman Sachs seeking a back-channel settlement with the SEC, a recent FCIC ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2010 - 5:39am -

  77. The populist inquisition

    I realize that the hatred for Goldman and Wall Street is still seething but this is getting absurd. Tony Manfred, a senior at Cornell and Associate Editor of The Cornell Daily Sun, threw a 784 word hissy fit bashing the bank and added: : "The ba ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2010 - 8:53pm -

  78. Is my GMAT (730) high enough to land a job in PE and IB as an analyst?

    Hey, could some people tell me if my gmat score: 730, is high enough to land a job as an analyst in Goldman Sachs? I have a 3,8 GPA (First Class Honours) in the BSc Economics from LSE. I had summer internships in both Bain and BCG and the IMF. Thanks for ...

    52 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2013 - 9:26am -

  79. Jan Sramek quits Goldman

    http://news.efinancialcareers.co.uk/newsandviews_i... Goldman Sachs Trader Jan Sramek no soup for you ...

    87 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2011 - 11:27am -

  80. Facebook Chooses Morgan Stanley

    According to sources privy to the deal, Facebook has chosen Morgan Stanley as lead underwriter of their blockbuster IPO. The company plans to file on Wednesday under the ticker symbol FB on the New York Stock Exchange, according to PrivCo. The deal is exp ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2012 - 7:33am -

  81. Goldman Sachs Divisions

    I am looking into applying for Goldman Sachs and was wondering if anyone could tell me more about their different divisions. Which is generally the best to work for (e.g. investment banking division, finance, technology, etc.) and which is most realistic ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  82. GS BJ vs Citi HK

    I am IBD summer internship Offer from GS BJ and Citi HK. Would really like to hear some perspectives from someone who's worked in the banking industry before in HK. In the future I would like to work in China mainland, either PE or some in-house M&am ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2016 - 9:44pm -

  83. How to ask a GS partner for a referral?

    Hello, I am good family friends with two global head Goldman Sachs partners and was wondering: (1) how should I go about asking for a referral so I come across as respectful and not entitled? (2) should I take a 1st year job at a boutique and ask for the ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 31 2015 - 12:40pm -

  84. Goldman Sachs IB SA (San Francisco)

    Does anyone know the progress of hiring right now? My application is still "under review" but I have not heard anything back yet. Are they completely done? Goldman Sachs ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2016 - 10:58pm -

  85. Twitter filed its IPO... Goldman leading the UW process

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/twitter-files-ipo-21... Should be a nice fee. Goldman Investment Banking Goldman Sachs ipo Twitter ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 13 2013 - 3:00am -

  86. GS vs CS in asia vs US

    . Goldman Sachs ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2015 - 3:20pm -

  87. Is Activism Defense a top Goldman Group?

    Saw this listing and have never heard of the group. I've heard about FIG / TMT /HC but not sure about this one. It's called "Activism Defense." Did some research and apparently they're advising Ebay against Icahn and have represen ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2014 - 5:02am -

  88. Goldman Sachs GIR Phone Interview

    I've got a phone interview this week with the director of the Global Investment Research Division at Goldman Sachs thanks to their visit to my campus about a week and a half ago. I graduated with a degree in Economics with Financial Applications in A ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:15am -

  89. Out of Undergrad: PE or Top IBD?

    Obligatory already used search engine/not trolling-- I'm trying to hear some current opinions on doing sell-side banking immediately vs. trying for the buy-side out of undergrad. My school historically places a handful of people into BB 's/globa ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 15 2013 - 7:25pm -

  90. Submitting online to GS

    Hi, I am submitting my resume to Goldman Sachs tonight for their recently posted "Summer 2012 Veterans Internship." Can anyone provide me with information on what the details of this internship might be, what areas will interns work in, what lev ...

    55 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2012 - 6:02pm -

  91. Goldman Sachs Recruiters Coming to My Non-Target

    Goldman Sachs is coming to my small non-target state school in CA and its the first time ever that they are coming over here. Trust me, I'm shocked. The agenda says they are just going to talk about summer internships and jobs, but I was wondering if ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 17 2016 - 11:01pm -

  92. Goldman Kicking A$$

    Here's a bit of really good news: GS is on track to log their best year ever, and is readying massive bonus payments for their staff. http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2009/jun/21/gol... With Obama's approval rating drifting lower, this might b ...

    56 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2009 - 4:07am -

  93. Deciding between BB offers in Hong Kong

    I currently have multiple offers from BBs in Hong Kong (to preserve anonymity, I won't say which ones, but a few are considered here "top BBs"). I know the US reputations of the BBs, but are things the same/different in Asia (for example, i ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 30 2016 - 11:47am -

  94. Goldman Sachs- GIR- Salt Lake City- Legit?

    Hi all, I have just received an interview for Goldman's GIR (Global Investment Research) group in Salt Lake City. The program is called ART (Analyst Research Training), in which it is a 6-week training program. After completion they then place you in ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:47pm -

  95. Finance: not so “attractive” anymore?

    Universum, an employer branding company, has released its world's most attractive employers list and investment banks barely made it to the top 10. The fairest of them all was Google, followed by KPMG and Ernst & Young in 2nd and 3rd while invest ...

    31 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 1 2010 - 4:28pm -

  96. Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area (GS PIA) Interview

    Hello monkeys, Does anyone have some information about GS PIA interviews for intern positions? I.e. questions asked, number of rounds, number of people, possible case study? Also, do you know where I could find the deals done by GS PIA except on their web ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2016 - 6:14pm -

  97. What is it like to be a partner at Goldman Sachs?

    mod note (Andy): this is a syndication from quora.com From "anon user" : I was recruited to another bank from GS. My reason for leaving was basically the title and compensation offered by a competitor of GS. It is a European bank that has b ...

    24 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 28 2012 - 12:06am -

  98. Goldman Cracking Down on Recruiting Bias

    Looks like Goldman Sachs is implementing a new recruiting system. Instead of coming to schools to do on-campus interviews, Goldman will be doing the interviews online. Goldman says this is a way to minimize bias in the hiring process. I personally don ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 29 2016 - 1:03pm -

  99. Is Goldman Sachs the most prestigious financial firm?

    It seems from friends and here that GS is universally acknowledged as hands down the most prestigious firm on wall street and in finance. are there any other firms that come close to them? I heard people mention KKR and Morgan Stanley before so i guess th ...

    54 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2011 - 1:55pm -

  100. GS Strats Internship Superday Questions

    I received a superday invitation for the GS Strats /Securities division for this upcoming Friday. I am a current undergrad and from what I understand Strats is a very broad division and the interview questions may depend heavily on what desks interview me ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:15am -

  101. The Fall of Gekko's Children

    " Give me guys that are poor, smart, and hungry and no feelings. "- Gordon Gekko Since the dawn of man, rules had been set to measure one's worth; in the prehistoric era it was one's strength that dictated whether he was to be a badass ...

    29 comments - 3 silver bananas - Sep 9 2010 - 6:27pm -

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