Topic archives: Goldman Sachs

Business bites: iron ore surge … but will again submerge … rates on the verge …

March 8, 2016 2

Some are giddy at the recent jump in iron ore prices. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: Chinese steel … Origin gets real … banks wheel and deal …

Business bites: Chinese steel … Origin gets real … banks wheel and deal …

October 8, 2015 2

Banks profits soar post-GFC. And other business tidbits of the day.

Don’t be afraid of the vampire squid

Don’t be afraid of the vampire squid

April 30, 2015 6

How worried should we be about a credit rating downgrade? Not much, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Bust to boom? How Nine lived to fight another ratings year

Bust to boom? How Nine lived to fight another ratings year

October 18, 2012 2

Nine's owners CVC and Goldman Sachs lost big in yesterday's deal. Crikey intern Nicholas McCallum breaks down what happened, and who now owns the former "number one" TV network.

Goldman Sachs and the missing $580 million

July 16, 2012

Loren Feldman explains the fascinating decade-long legal battle between investment kings Goldman Sachs and technology company Dragon Systems over the $580 million business deal that crumbled.

Analyst forecasts grim for News Corp’s paper business

Analyst forecasts grim for News Corp’s paper business

July 2, 2012

Goldman Sachs, one the two bankers handling the forthcoming News Corporation split, is forecasting a sharp fall in newspaper operating earnings in the 2013 financial year.

The Muppets take on Goldman Sachs

The Muppets take on Goldman Sachs

March 29, 2012

Enraged that the nefarious whiskey-sipping suits at Goldman Sachs call their clients “muppets,” the anti-Muppet defamation league takes action. Muppets vs. Goldman Sachs from Neal McDonough

Goldman Sachs exec’s public resignation and other classic dummy spits

Goldman Sachs exec’s public resignation and other classic dummy spits

March 16, 2012 3

Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith's resignation letter can be seen as a growing trend, particularly in the United States, for departing employees to attack the culture of the company they are leaving. Let’s have a look at five high-profile examples.

Why I quit Goldman Sachs

March 16, 2012

It's the NY Times article that everyone is talking about -- Goldman Sachs executive director Greg Smith resigned from the investment bank today, revealing that staff there call their clients "muppets" and ignore their best interests to make GS more money.

Maley: a frenzy of blind market optimism

September 27, 2011

Financial markets were swept up in a frenzy of optimism overnight, as rumours swirled that the eurozone was preparing to radically boost the powers of its bailout fund, writes Karen Maley of Business Spectator.