Commentaries

Bank of Goldman

July 14, 2009

Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs and banker-in-chief of the US/world, didn’t disappoint as his investment firm once again proved that it’s second to none on Wall Street when it comes to printing money and profits.

Pandit buys time with Citi reshuffle

July 9, 2009

– Peter Thal Larsen is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

Stop the Wall Street pay stories

July 2, 2009

OK. I know it’s probably too hard for an editor to resist running out another story on excessive Wall Street pay–especially on the day when you know the US government is going to release another set of ugly jobs numbers.

Cut out the carbon middleman

June 26, 2009

The opposition by the Republicans to the idea of carbon trading is a bit baffling, given that it is a classic Wall Street-driven solution for dealing with a serious problem.