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  1. Here’s Why Fintech Will Continue to See Rapid Growth (GS, BBVA)

    October 19, 2016
    The fast growth in fintech will continue and P2P is a major part of this.
  2. Corporate Bondholders' $1.1 Trillion Dilemma (GS)

    October 18, 2016
    Black hole: U.S. corporate bonds could suffer $1.1 trillion in losses if interest rates rise 1%, says Goldman Sachs
  3. What Does Disney Really Want Blockchain Technology For?

    October 18, 2016
    The entertainment company is open sourcing its blockchain platform for developers. Why? Some of the theories are cynical... ...
  4. Guess How Much Goldman’s Average Salary Is (GS)

    October 18, 2016
    Investment banking is famous for paying well — but just how well are those bankers paid?
  5. Goldman Sachs at Cusp of New Uptrend (GS)

    October 18, 2016
    Goldman Sachs is testing 9-month resistance at $172.50, after strong quarterly earnings and could head to $200 in coming ...
  6. Goldman Sachs Reports a Strong Quarter (GS)

    October 18, 2016
    Revenues rose 19% year-over-year and earnings of $4.88 per share were far above expectations.
  7. Funny Numbers: Leveraged Loans Get Rising Scrutiny

    October 17, 2016
    Ultimate Fighting Championship: regulators are concerned about questionable accounting methods banks are using in the $9 ...
  8. Lending Club to Announce Earnings Oct. 27 (LC, GS)

    October 17, 2016
    Lending Club enters its second year as a publicly trading company, adjusting its risk management to stem losses.
  9. Why Does Jim Cramer Like Investment Banks? (MS, GS)

    October 17, 2016
    Last week, Jim Cramer spoke positively about Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley before their earnings releases due later this ...
  10. Goldman Makes New Foray Into Web Lending (GS, LC)

    October 14, 2016
    The investment bank is prescreening loan candidates for the platform, which has no upfront and late fees.
  11. Snap Inc. to Hire Bankers For a March IPO: Reports

    October 13, 2016
    Snap's debut could reinvigorate the current slump in tech IPOs
  12. Report: Snapchat Parent Hires Banks for IPO

    October 13, 2016
    Perhaps inevitably, the company behind hot messaging app Snapchat has apparently taken an important step toward its initial ...
  13. Why Companies Have Election Jitters (BAC, GS)

    October 10, 2016
    Companies are reluctant to give earnings guidance to Wall Street as the presidential election nears.
  14. Oil's Rally Will Stall at $55, Says Goldman (GS)

    October 8, 2016
    Oil's recent gains will sputter as a result of a "wall of supply" provided by global crude producers, Goldman's Jeffrey Currie ...
  15. Renewed Strength in Banking Sector (GS, MS)

    October 6, 2016
    Hopes of higher interest rate spreads are boosting bank stocks, but will the rally hold?
  16. Google Reportedly Exploring Twitter Bid (GOOG, TWTR)

    October 3, 2016
    The Mountain View company is reportedly interested in Twitter for a second time. If it does seal the deal, it will have to ...
  17. Goldman Sachs Invests in Red Planet Hotels (GS)

    September 28, 2016
    Goldman Sachs is investing $70 million in Red Planet Hotels. The Asian budget hotel chain is planning on using the capital ...
  18. How Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Affect Investing

    September 27, 2016
    Due to the increasing use of big data and artificial intelligence, investors are able to make more informed investment choices ...
  19. Fed's Tarullo Talks Amid Simmering Bank Revolt (MS)

    September 26, 2016
    Big banks may be considering legal action against the Fed over new stress-test rules regarded as onerous by the industry
  20. Why is Goldman Sachs Abandoning Asia? (GS, HSBC)

    September 25, 2016
    Two separate reports of the bank axing positions in Asia are leading to questions of the investment bank’s future on the ...
  21. After Wells Fargo, Republicans Still Attack CFPB (GS, MS)

    September 23, 2016
    Democrats are challenging a Republican plan to deregulate banks in the wake of the Wells Fargo (WFC) fake account scandal.
  22. Netflix Aims For Fifty Percent Original Content In Coming Years

    September 22, 2016
    The streaming service is aiming to become the world's first global television network and original content in different markets ...
  23. How Investment Banks Make Money

    September 22, 2016
    Take a look at methods through which investment banks make money, such as investment research, asset management, and brokerage ...
  24. Banks Fight for $3 Trillion ETF Market (GS, JPM)

    September 20, 2016
    Wall Street giants Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase are battling for supremacy in the $3 trillion market for exchange traded ...
  25. Goldman Sachs Leads in ETF Race (GS, MS)

    September 20, 2016
    Investment banks are scrambling to dominate the ETF market, but Goldman Sachs already has a wide lead.
  26. Wall Street Pushes to Keep London a Financial Hub (JPM, MS)

    September 18, 2016
    The Brexit vote has left London's status as a financial hub in limbo as international firms wait and see how negotiations ...
  27. The 6 Most Common Explanations for Economic Stagnation

    September 18, 2016
    Professional economists disagree about why the global economy has stagnated since 2001. Find out what some prominent thinkers ...
  28. These 3 Investment Banks Will Pay for Your MBA (GS, CS)

    September 18, 2016
    Many investment banks will pay for an MBA, but bankers should keep in mind this advanced degree is not always their ticket ...
  29. Here's Where Investment Banks Are Recruiting (GS, C)

    September 16, 2016
    The question of "Where do investment banks recruit?" is best answered through an analysis of the top schools where investment ...
  30. 4 Books Teresa Clarke Is Reading

    September 16, 2016
    Teresa Clarke, former Goldman Sachs investment banking director and current head of, has put together an interesting ...
  31. Macy's Turning to Food and Drink to Boost Sales

    September 13, 2016
    Macy's (NYSE: M) is apparently desperate enough to reverse falling sales that it will begin selling alcohol to customers ...
  32. Top 3 Books to Learn About Blockchain

    September 13, 2016
    Here are reviews of three of the best available books on blockchain, a relatively new, but rapidly growing and very important ...
  33. U.S. to Banks: Why Not Just Stick to Banking? (SQ, GS)

    September 12, 2016
    Goldman Sachs and other banks with significant nonfinancial equity investments and large merchant banking operations possibly ...
  34. The Feds Eye More Limits for Wall Street (GS, MS)

    September 12, 2016
    Federal banking regulators are seeking curbs on merchant banking and commodities trading that may have a severe impact on ...
  35. Top 5 Books to Learn Technical Analysis

    September 9, 2016
    Here are five of the best books written on technical analysis to help traders and investors understand and apply technical ...
  36. Why Wall Street Won't Give Money to Trump's Campaign

    September 8, 2016
    Due to SEC rules, asset managers can't give to a presidential ticket that includes Mike Pence without losing the Indiana ...
  37. GS Disagrees With the Stock Market's Most Common Theme (SPY)

    September 6, 2016
    Goldman Sachs turned bearish in May 2016 and has doubled down as the stock market breaks new highs. Find out the reasons ...
  38. Top U.S. Banks Paid $2 Bn in Deductible Bonuses in 4 Years (WFC, ...

    September 4, 2016
    A study has found that financial institutions are able to write off massive rewards to their executives because of a tax ...
  39. 20 Books Employees at Goldman Sachs Want You to Read (GS)

    September 4, 2016
    Considering the fact that it’s harder to get a job at Goldman than get into Harvard, this list deserves a look.
  40. 5 Fintech Firms Emerging in Boston (GS, PYPL)

    August 29, 2016
    Find out which startups that are emerging as Boston's top fintech companies are already disrupting the financial services ...
  41. Top 5 Companies Owned by Goldman Sachs (GS, BNFT)

    August 27, 2016
    Goldman Sachs and its private equity division is heavily invested in technology providers. Discover the company's top five ...
  42. Robo-Advisors vs. Passively Managed Funds: Which Is Better?

    August 25, 2016
    Expense is the main distinction between the two, but each has its plusses and minuses, depending on the type of investor ...
  43. Marcus: Goldman Sachs’s New Retail Banking Identity (GS)

    August 23, 2016
    Meet ‘Marcus’—the new brand with which Goldman Sachs will venture into retail banking.
  44. Why Goldman Thinks the U.S. Dollar Will Stay Strong

    August 23, 2016
    Goldman analysts are bullish on companies that do business in the United States, in the face of a strengthening dollar and ...
  45. Why Gold-Backed ETFs Have More Gold Reserves Than China

    August 23, 2016
    Uncover the factors behind investors' increased demand for gold while discovering the impetus behind the surge in bullion-backed ...
  46. Who is Driving Bank of America's Management Team (BAC)

    August 22, 2016
    Top level management at Bank of America is driving expansion into investment banking, global markets and other financial ...
  47. Who Is Driving Wells Fargo's Management Team?

    August 17, 2016
    A look at the key management credited with advancing the stock price of one of the largest multinational banking firms worldwide.
  48. Cyber Alliance: 8 Banks Join to Fight Crime (JPM)

    August 11, 2016
    JPMorgan, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs are among 8 financial firms joining to fight cyber attacks amid the theft of data on ...
  49. Goldman and Barclays Warn Of Long-Term Bear Market in Copper ...

    August 9, 2016
    Goldman Sachs and Barclays have both warned of an imminent supply glut about to hit the global copper market.
  50. Goldman Sachs (GS) Invests $50 Million in Kaltura

    August 8, 2016
    Video tech provider Kaltura has secured $50 million from Goldman Sachs in "pre-IPO" funding. So far there's no word when ...
  51. Goldman Raising Money for Private Equity Fund (GS)

    July 26, 2016
    Amid increased regulatory pressures, the high value private equity fund launch is a significant initiative by Goldman Sachs ...
  52. Another Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Builds His Gold Position

    July 23, 2016
    Paul Singer of Elliott Management becomes the latest hedge fund manager to seek a refuge in gold.
  53. Top 5 Corporate Donors in Banking (WFC, GS)

    July 21, 2016
    Explore the top five corporate donors, measured by cash contributions, in the banking sector in 2015, as tabulated by The ...
  54. Goldman Sachs Sets Its Eyes on Retail Banking (GS)

    July 20, 2016
    More than 20,000 new customers have signed up for online accounts at Goldman Sachs since the launch of their Internet bank ...
  55. Goldman Sachs Crushes Q2 Estimates, Shares Slip

    July 20, 2016
    Shares of investment banking giant Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) slipped, even though the company trounced estimates in its just-reported ...
  56. A Look at Goldman Sachs Ahead of Earnings (GS, JPM)

    July 18, 2016
    To what extent is Goldman Sachs' fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) trading business working?
  57. Why Goldman Is Warning About Free Cash Flow Yield (GS)

    July 17, 2016
    Learn why Goldman Sachs is alerting investors to the importance of cash flow, and discover a recommended alternative equity ...
  58. Goldman Sachs Analysts Predict Weak Earnings Season for Q2

    July 10, 2016
    Analysts at investment bank Goldman Sachs are voicing caution going into Q2 earnings season and have a list of reasons why ...
  59. Top 5 Shopping Apps of 2016

    July 7, 2016
    Explore Goldman Sachs' list of the five best shopping apps and the basis for its call for $50 billion in sales to shift to ...
  60. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders of Goldman Sachs (GS)

    July 6, 2016
    Discover the four largest mutual fund holders of Goldman Sachs shares and learn how their investment portfolios could help ...
  61. Which Companies Will Thrive on the Yuan

    July 6, 2016
    Explore the debate on whether a fed rate hike or the exchange rate of the Chinese yuan is more important, including their ...
  62. Global Investment Fees Down In First Half (JPM, GS)

    July 5, 2016
    JPMorgan Chase led the league table for investment banking fees for the first half of the year, but its not all good news. ...
  63. Are Hedge Funds Chasing Performance?

    July 4, 2016
    Learn why hedge funds have performed worse than the S&P 500 Index in 2016, and why they may overweight equities to play catch-up ...
  64. Deutsche Bank Is the Most Systemically Important (DBK, HSBC)

    June 30, 2016
    The bank is linked together with global markets and other firms in such a way that its failure could trigger a widespread ...
  65. The Fed Approves Goldman Sachs' Capital Plan (GS, JPM)

    June 30, 2016
    The bank, which last year raised its dividend from 60 cents to 65 cents per share, has yet to disclose specifics for its ...
  66. Behind U.S. Equities' Declining Buybacks and Dividend Payments

    June 30, 2016
    Learn what a decline in share repurchases and dividend payouts by corporations means for equity markets, and whether it is ...
  67. Is China Joining the Plunge Protection Team?

    June 29, 2016
    Learn why official measurements may understate the true amount of credit creation in China, and how China's economic problems ...
  68. How Mutual Funds Chasing Popular Stocks Hurt Alpha

    June 29, 2016
    Learn about the Goldman Sachs research report, which concluded that mutual funds overweight holdings of stocks that are less ...
  69. Why Goldman Sachs' EPS Forecast Is Too High (GS)

    June 29, 2016
    Explore the reasoning behind Goldman Sachs' projected earnings for the Standard & Poor's 500, as well as the factors that ...
  70. Goldman Sachs on the Real Cost of a Fed Hike (GS)

    June 29, 2016
    Learn why Goldman Sachs believes that aggressive Fed tightening would lead to $1 trillion in bond market losses, and why ...
  71. How the "Buy the Dip" Mentality in the Stock Market May Fade

    June 28, 2016
    Consider portfolio changes for a sustained stock market drawdown, with the S&P 500 near its record high, stock valuations ...
  72. Why Goldman Says Equity Investors Have No Safe Haven (GS)

    June 28, 2016
    Explore the reasons behind Goldman Sachs' forecast for increasing drawdowns in the market, similar to the corrections of ...
  73. Drawdown Risks: 4 Tips from Goldman to Prepare (GS)

    June 27, 2016
    Explore the four recommendations made by Goldman Sachs to prepare for the increasing frequency of double-digit drawdowns ...
  74. Goldman Sachs Shares Could Gain 30% Says Barron's (GS)

    June 27, 2016
    Goldman Sachs shares may gain as much as 30% in the next year on stock buybacks and cost cutting even as the Brexit vote ...
  75. US Banks Preparing to Relocate After Brexit

    June 27, 2016
    As the UK is likely to lose its financial privileges with the EU following the Brexit vote, major US banks have begun preparations ...
  76. How Will Brexit Affect the EU Employment Market?

    June 26, 2016
    Now that Britain has voted to leave the European Union, how will that decision affect its employment market?
  77. Does Lack of Innovation Matter for Apple?

    June 24, 2016
    analyze if Apple has ever been an innovation company
  78. Which Brokers Are Anticipating a Bear Market? (GS, JPM)

    June 21, 2016
    Learn why four market strategists at leading U.S. financial institutions are taking cautious views about stock market performance ...
  79. 3 Mutual Funds Poised to Perform in the Future (VGENX, FSPHX)

    June 19, 2016
    Learn about sector weightings in growth mutual funds versus the benchmark and how three funds are positioned to profit from ...
  80. How Low Interest Rates Are Hurting Private Tech Companies (GS)

    June 17, 2016
    Discover how the Federal Reserve's low interest rate policy is harming the private technology market, possibly creating another ...
  81. 4 Growth Stocks Mutual Funds Are Underestimating (GS, AAPL)

    June 17, 2016
    Discover four stocks in which growth fund managers remain underweight despite evidence that momentum may still exist in the ...
  82. Uber Poised to Close Up to $2B in Leveraged Loans (AAPL, MS)

    June 15, 2016
    Uber looking to raise up to $2 billion with a leveraged loan.
  83. Is the Private Equity Bubble Still Expanding? (GS)

    June 15, 2016
    Learn about the factors influencing valuations in the private equity market. Find out if there is a private tech bubble and ...
  84. MSCI Rejects China for Emerging Market Index

    June 15, 2016
    MSCI's decision is yet another setback for China’s efforts to join international markets, especially at a time when the country's ...
  85. 3 Cases Against Buffett's Recommendation on Index Funds (BRK-A, ...

    June 14, 2016
    Learn why Warren Buffet believes index funds are the best choice for investors, but why they may not perform as well in 2 ...
  86. Is Chasing U.S. Equities Worth It? (GS)

    June 14, 2016
    Explore the factors that make chasing returns in the S&P 500 Index a high-risk proposition, including a recession barometer ...
  87. Are Declining Buybacks a Bad Sign for the Equity Market? (C, ...

    June 14, 2016
    Learn why U.S. companies overall have curtailed their stock buyback programs in 2016. Discover the effects these reduced ...
  88. Amazon’s Clothing Business Is Bigger Than You Think (AMZN, GS)

    June 10, 2016
    A look at a Goldman Sachs' report about the future of online apparel sales and Amazon's place in this market.
  89. Is F5 Networks a Potential Acquisition Target? (FFIV, GS)

    June 9, 2016
    There’s more upside left for shareholders, given the news of multiple suitors for F5 Networks.
  90. Why Lloyd Blankfein Has a Positive Outlook on the Economy (GS)

    June 9, 2016
    Avoid unpleasant surprises by paying attention to economic data relied upon by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) when ...
  91. Report: Goldman Advising F5 Networks on Buyouts

    June 8, 2016
    Reuters is reporting that networking software and services provider F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV), apparently the target of ...
  92. Why Interest Rates Have Been Low for So Long

    June 8, 2016
    Learn of several competing explanations about why the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates so low in the United States ...
  93. Even Wall Street Is Turning on Harley-Davidson

    June 6, 2016
    Despite overwhelming evidence that motorcycle sales at Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) were weak and likely to stay that way ...
  94. Goldman Sachs Gets 250K Internship Applications (GS, BAC)

    June 6, 2016
    According to the Financial Times, Wall Street investment banks saw a flood of applications for summer internship positions.
  95. Gold ETF Buying Reached the Second Highest Level on Record (GLD)

    June 4, 2016
    Learn about the factors that are pushing gold demand to its second-highest level ever and where the price of gold could be ...
  96. Amazon, Goldman Sachs Buy Into Ionic Security (AMZN, GS)

    June 1, 2016
    Amazon, Goldman Sachs and Hayman Capital joins several other names that have already invested in Ionic Security's technology.
  97. 3 Dow Laggards Could Offer Reliable Short Sales (AAPL, GS)

    June 1, 2016
    Three Dow laggards may offer reliable short sales but careful timing will be required to locate low risk entry prices.
  98. The Top Three Tech Stocks Favored by Hedge Funds (GS, FB)

    June 1, 2016
    In its weekly kickstart report, investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. revealed the three tech stocks favored by hedge ...
  99. 2 Reasons to Be Wary of New ETFs (IFLY, EQLT)

    May 31, 2016
    Pay attention to the number of thematic and smart beta ETFs that may fail to survive as a result of poor performance and ...
  100. EWW iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF: Who Is Invested?

    May 29, 2016
    Learn what you should know about the investors underlying the EWW exchange-traded fund in order to ensure a sound investment.
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