Companies Are Still Grappling With Their Vaccination Policies

Companies are sending surveys, offering cash rewards and requiring disclosures to find out how much of their work force is vaccinated.

#bank-of-america-corporation, #equal-employment-opportunity-commission, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #labor-and-jobs, #vaccination-and-immunization, #walmart-stores-inc, #workplace-environment

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Goldman Sachs Requires All Employees to Report Vaccination Status

Employees of the Wall Street bank will be asked to record the date they received their shots and the maker of the vaccine.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Surprise: Women and Minorities Are Still Underrepresented in Corporate Boardrooms

The latest version of a multiyear analysis of Fortune 100 and 500 companies found that white women made some gains but that true representation is decades away.

#alliance-for-board-diversity, #boards-of-directors, #fortune-magazine, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #minorities, #women-and-girls

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Discovery-AT&T: How a Huge Media Deal Was Done

An early-morning meeting at a Greenwich Village townhouse, under the watchful eye of Steve McQueen, was part of a monthslong campaign.

#allenco, #bourkoff-aryeh-b, #cable-television, #cnn, #discovery-channel, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #home-box-office, #liberty-media-corp, #malone-john-c, #media, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #stankey-john-t, #television, #time-warner-inc, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #warner-brothers, #warner-media-llc, #zaslav-david-m

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Goldman Sachs Wants Its Bankers Back at the Office

Goldman Sachs is the latest to call an end to remote work.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #dimon-james, #facebook-inc, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #interest-rates, #social-media, #solomon-david-m, #virtual-currency, #yellen-janet-l

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Goldman Sachs’s Top Image Maker, Jake Siewert, Will Leave

Jake Siewert led the firm’s post-financial crisis reputation makeover.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #international-business-machines-corporation, #warburg-pincus, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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With Earnings Soaring, Wall Street Banks See Economic Boom Ahead

The banks said they released large chunks of money that had been set aside to cushion themselves from losses caused by the pandemic.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #company-reports, #dimon-james, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #united-states-economy, #wells-fargocompany

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What Working Too Much Does to Your Body

Excess work isn’t good for anyone, employers included. So why are we still doing it?

#goldman-sachs-group-inc, #productivity, #saturdaynewsletter, #work-life-balance, #working-hours

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With a Big Tax Break, Hong Kong Tries to Soothe the Rich

Beijing, which can’t afford to let its attack on civil liberties scare away global banks and financiers, is offering them a big tax break and other perks.

#bank-of-america-corporation, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #cambridge-associates-llc, #china, #communist-party-of-china, #credit-suisse-group-ag, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #hedge-funds, #high-net-worth-individuals, #hong-kong, #hsbc-holdings-plc, #morgan-stanley, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #taxation

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He Built a $10 Billion Investment Firm. It Fell Apart in Days.

Banks were eager to do business with Bill Hwang and his Archegos Capital Management — until he ran out of money.

#archegos-capital-management-llc, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #credit-suisse-group-ag, #derivatives-financial-instruments, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #gsx-techedu-inc, #hedge-funds, #hwang-bill, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #morgan-stanley, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #rlx-technologies, #stocks-and-bonds, #viacomcbs-inc

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Returning to the Office Sparks Anxiety and Dread for Some

After a year of working remotely, some employees are not keen to go back to the office, and, so far, employers are being receptive to their concerns.

#amazon-com-inc, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #california-state-university-fullerton, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #de-blasio-bill, #executives-and-management-theory, #ford-motor-co, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #salesforce-com-inc, #shutdowns-institutional, #solomon-david-m, #target-corporation, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

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Banks Face Billions in Losses as a Bet on ViacomCBS and Other Stocks Goes Awry

Archegos Capital Management, led by Bill Hwang, couldn’t meet financial demands, creating turmoil on Wall Street and raising questions about the fund’s ties to lenders.

#archegos-capital-management, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #credit-suisse-group-ag, #discovery-channel, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #gsx-techedu, #hwang-bill, #morgan-stanley, #nomura-holdings-inc, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #rlx-technology, #stocks-and-bonds, #tiger-asia, #tiger-management-llc, #viacomcbs-inc

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Supreme Court Looks for Narrow Path in Investors’ Suit Against Goldman Sachs

Both sides agreed that generic statements about firms’ integrity and honesty can sometimes be the basis for securities fraud class-action suits.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #barrett-amy-coney, #breyer-stephen-g, #conflicts-of-interest, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #goldstein-thomas-c, #pensions-and-retirement-plans, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us

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Jeffrey Epstein’s Mansion to Undergo ‘Complete Makeover’

The buyers, Michael D. Daffey, a former Goldman Sachs executive, and his wife, Blake Daffey, paid $51 million for the townhouse, a steep discount from the original asking price.

#epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #manhattan-nyc, #michael-d-daffey, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #upper-east-side-manhattan-ny, #wexner-leslie-h

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How Much Work Is Too Much Work?

Junior bankers at Goldman Sachs raise pointed questions about pay, hours and working conditions.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #work-life-balance

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Goldman Sachs Partners’ Exits Point to a Changing Culture at the Bank

An unusually large number of senior executives have left Goldman recently as C.E.O. David Solomon remakes the Wall Street firm.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #blankfein-lloyd-c, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #solomon-david-m

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Wall Street Makes Unprecedented Push to Get Out the Vote

Business leaders want their employees to have a say in helping decide who will steer New York City’s economic recovery as its new mayor.

#democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #general-atlantic-llc, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #neuberger-berman-llc, #new-york-city, #partnership-for-new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #voting-and-voters

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Big Banks’ Earnings Reflect the U.S. Economy Joe Biden Is Inheriting

Big banks are sending mixed signals.

#amazon-com-inc, #bank-of-america-corporation, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #citigroup-inc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #executive-orders-and-memorandums, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #morgan-stanley, #stimulus-economic, #united-states-economy, #vaccination-and-immunization, #wells-fargocompany

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AT&T, JPMorgan and Coca-Cola Pull Back Political Giving Following Capitol Riots

AT&T and Marriott were among companies that will stop campaign contributions to lawmakers who objected to certifying the election. Other companies, such as JPMorgan, paused all political donations.

#att-inc, #charles-schwab-corporation, #citigroup-inc, #corporations, #cruz-ted, #facebook-inc, #fedex-corporation, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #hawley-josh-d-1979, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #lincoln-project, #lobbying-and-lobbyists, #marriott-international-inc, #morgan-stanley, #political-action-committees, #politics-and-government, #presidential-transition-us, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #twitter, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #walmart-stores-inc

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Stock Trades by Senator Perdue Said to Have Prompted Justice Dept. Inquiry

Investigators focused on a sale of at least $1 million of stock in Cardlytics, a financial firm whose board the senator once sat on. They closed the case this summer without charges.

#cardlytics-inc, #elections-senate, #georgia, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #insider-trading, #justice-department, #perdue-david-a-jr, #securities-and-exchange-commission, #senate, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Jay Clayton, S.E.C. Chairman, Is Stepping Down

Jay Clayton, who has led the securities regulator since 2017, will leave by the end of the year.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #clayton-walter-j, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #paulson-henry-m-jr, #powell-dina, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #securities-and-exchange-commission, #united-states-international-relations

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Goldman Sachs Unit Pleads Guilty Over Fraud Scheme

All told, Goldman will pay billions in penalties and disgorgement in Malaysia, the United States and Hong Kong for its role in the looting of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund.

#1malaysia-development-berhad-1mdb, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #blankfein-lloyd-c, #bribery-and-kickbacks, #department-of-financial-services-nys, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #justice-department, #leissner-tim, #low-jho-1981, #ng-roger, #politics-and-government, #securities-and-commodities-violations, #securities-and-exchange-commission

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Goldman Sachs Is Said to Admit Mistakes in 1MDB Scandal

A foreign subsidiary of the Wall Street giant will plead guilty under an agreement with the Justice Department, according to a person familiar with the deal.

#1malaysia-development-berhad-1mdb, #embezzlement, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #justice-department, #low-jho-1981

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Finding the Right Path in an Up-and-Down Market

Does the latest twist herald the end of a bull run or the beginning of a shift toward long-neglected niches?

#american-express-company, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #blackrock-inc, #chegg-inc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #credit-and-debt, #federal-reserve-system, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #inflation-economics, #intercontinental-exchange-inc, #interest-rates, #lazard-llc, #leuthold-group, #medtronic-inc, #nasdaq-composite-index, #netflix-inc, #recession-and-depression, #roku, #standardpoors-500-stock-index, #stimulus-economic, #stocks-and-bonds, #trump-donald-j, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vanguard-group-inc

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A Columnist Makes Sense of Wall Street Like None Other (See Footnote)

Finance journalism isn’t known for its writerly voices. Matt Levine, the author of Money Stuff, is an oddball exception.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #blogs-and-blogging-internet, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #high-net-worth-individuals, #media, #wall-street-manhattan-ny, #writing-and-writers

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Reid Hoffman and Mark Pincus On What Makes Their SPAC Different

Silicon Valley stars Reid Hoffman and Mark Pincus explain what makes their blank-check company different.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #beijing-bytedance-technology-co-ltd, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #oracle-corporation, #tiktok-bytedance, #walmart-stores-inc

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How Can Executives Reach the Mayor? Try a Strong Letter.

Business leaders wrote Bill de Blasio asking for help bringing their employees back to the office. He asked for their help in return.

#brooklyn-nyc, #condominiums, #coronavirus-reopenings, #de-blasio-bill, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #high-net-worth-individuals, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #morgan-stanley, #new-york-city, #partnership-for-new-york-city, #queens-nyc, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #warby-parker

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London Offices Aren’t Refilling Fast Enough for Shops Relying on Them

The British government and business lobby want workers to return to support surrounding businesses, but some city offices are only 15 percent full.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dentons-llp, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #great-britain, #london-england, #quarantines, #real-estate-commercial, #schroders, #shopping-and-retail, #small-business, #telecommuting

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Goldman Sachs Has Money. It Has Power. And Now It Has a Font

The custom-made Goldman Sans is ‘neutral, with a wink’ — or boring and derivative, according to fontheads.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #design, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #open-source-software, #software, #typography

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Goldman Sachs Now Has a Font

The custom-made Goldman Sans is ‘neutral, with a wink’ — or boring and derivative, according to fontheads.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #design, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #open-source-software, #software, #typography

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Kamala Harris Has Wall Street and Silicon Valley’s Support

Joe Biden’s selection of a relatively moderate vice-presidential running mate seems to have been well received among the executive class.

#goldman-sachs-group-inc, #harris-kamala-d, #presidential-election-of-2020, #solomon-david-m

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Coronavirus Tests the Leadership Style of Goldman Sachs’s C.E.O.

The pandemic has given David Solomon a chance to try out a more open-minded approach in tune with the bank’s young work force.

#bank-of-america-corporation, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #bear-stearns-cos, #black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drexel-burnham-lambert-inc, #financial-brokers, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #morgan-stanley, #new-york-city, #telecommuting, #videophones-and-videoconferencing

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Najib Razak, Malaysia’s Former Prime Minister, Found Guilty in Graft Trial

The trial was the first of several related to the pilfering of billions from the 1MDB fund, a national scandal that led to the ouster of Mr. Najib’s party in 2018.

#1malaysia-development-berhad-1mdb, #corruption-institutional, #decisions-and-verdicts, #frauds-and-swindling, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #malaysia, #money-laundering, #najib-razak, #politics-and-government, #united-malays-national-organization

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Goldman Sachs and Malaysia Agree to 1MDB Settlement

The deal settles charges against the Wall Street bank for its role in helping to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for a sovereign wealth fund that was used as a personal piggy bank.

#goldman-sachs-group-inc, #malaysia, #united-states

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A Beverly Hills Hotel, Bought With Looted Money, Goes on Sale

The Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills was owned by a fugitive financier involved in a $2.5 billion fraud. Interested? It’ll cost north of $100 million.

#1malaysia-development-berhad-1mdb, #auctions, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #bribery-and-kickbacks, #frauds-and-swindling, #fugitives, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #justice-department, #lermitage-beverly-hills, #low-jho-1981

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The Market Partied Like It Was 1932

A remarkable snapback rally, after a deep coronavirus-induced plunge, took stocks into rare and, in some ways, troubling territory.

#automobile-renting-and-leasing, #bespoke-investment-group, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #federal-reserve-system, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #great-depression-1930s, #impeachment, #inflation-economics, #quarantines, #recession-and-depression, #securities-and-exchange-commission, #solomon-david-m, #standardpoors-500-stock-index, #stocks-and-bonds, #unemployment, #united-states, #united-states-economy

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Goldman Sachs Is Said to Try to Avoid Pleading Guilty in 1MDB Scandal

The bank has asked the U.S. to review demands that any settlement include a guilty plea to a felony charge, according to people briefed on the matter.

#1malaysia-development-berhad-1mdb, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #corruption-institutional, #fines-penalties, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #justice-department, #leissner-tim, #low-jho-1981, #money-laundering, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Boxed Lunches and Plexiglass Will Welcome Back Wall Street’s Workers

The finance industry will return to its offices this month, but the landscape is likely to be altered for many months to come.

#bank-of-america-corporation, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #bathrooms-and-toilets, #citigroup-inc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #neuberger-berman-llc, #shutdowns-institutional

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Goldman Sachs Forecloses on 10,000 Homes for ‘Consumer Relief’

A federal settlement over the 2008 financial crisis required the bank to offer homeowners $1.8 billion in relief. In the process, it became a big buyer of distressed mortgages.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #federal-home-loan-mortgage-corp-freddie-mac, #federal-national-mortgage-assn-fannie-mae, #foreclosures, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #mortgages, #mtglq-investors-lp, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #subprime-mortgage-crisis

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Wall Street, Encouraged by Biden’s Wins, Breaks Out Its Checkbooks

Fearful of the more progressive candidates, some finance executives had sidelined themselves from the elections until Mr. Biden surged.

#bain-capital, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #blackstone-group-the, #blankfein-lloyd-c, #bloomberg-michael-r, #buttigieg-pete-1982, #campaign-finance, #clinton-hillary-rodham, #cooperman-leon-g, #democratic-party, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #high-net-worth-individuals, #presidential-election-of-2020, #united-states-politics-and-government

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