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News on Goldman Sachs (Ticker: GS) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Companies' Stock Buybacks Help Buoy the Market

Companies are buying their own shares at the briskest clip since the financial crisis, helping fuel a stock rally amid a broad trading slowdown. Corporations bought back $338.3 billion of stock in the first half of the year, the most for any six-month period since 2007, according to research firm Birinyi Associates.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets

6 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

T-Mobile Us Stock Rating Upgraded by Argus

A number of other firms have also recently commented on PCS. Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on shares of T-Mobile Us in a research note on Tuesday, September 2nd.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Social Impact Bonds Are Going Mainstream

I am the co-founder of Real Time Macroeconomics LLC, a financial technology firm that provides real-time, high frequency macroeconomic indicators of inflation, home prices, and employment derived from aggregate webscraped microdata. I previously worked as a client portfolio management senior analyst at Goldman Sachs Asset Management in their Quantitative Investment Strategies group, focusing on liquid alternative investments.

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Related Topix: Housing, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Banking, Mathematics, Science, University of Chicago

11 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Is Goldman Sachs One of the Best Companies in America?

In partnership with Glassdoor , our investment analysts are taking a closer look at some of the most popular companies in Glassdoor's career community. It's respected, if not feared, by peers.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Glassdoor, Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley

16 hrs ago | Safehaven

Why Goldman Sachs is Wrong on Gold

Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs has recently reiterated its negative view on gold, which it has held for the past year. However, it is now doubling down on this view and advising clients to actually go short the metal.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Housing

16 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Analysts' Actions: Cree, Nokia, Symantec, More

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Financial Services, Investment Services, Business News

19 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Internet-Based "A La Carte" TV Service Coming...

Verizon has announced plans to unveil a new Internet-based television service that will allow users to subscribe to and pay for only the channels they want to watch, various media outlets are reporting. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs investor conference on Thursday, Chief Executive Lowell McAdam said the new service is expected to premiere sometime next year and would eliminate the need for customers to pay for channels they never watch, the UPI news agency reported over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Marketing

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Speculators Cut Gas Bets to 9-Month Low on Supply Growth: Energy

Hedge funds reduced bullish wagers on natural gas to the lowest level in more than nine months as U.S. shale production surges to an all-time high. Speculators lowered their net-long position across four benchmark contracts by 12 percent in the week ended Sept.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Stamford, CT, Science / Technology

Bloomberg

Carney Steering BOE in Scots Vote as Quebec Casts Shadow

Having watched Quebec 's attempt to break away from his native Canada in 1995 while working at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in London, the Bank of England governor now finds himself in the thick of a splinter campaign. Drawn into the fray of Scotland 's referendum, he's facing his biggest test yet: the possible dissolution of the United Kingdom .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, North America, Canada, Financial Services, Investment Services

The Standard

Sinopec offloads 107b yuan stake

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. , Asia's top refiner, agreed to sell a 107 billion yuan stake in its retail business to a group of investors that includes China Life Insurance. Sinopec, as the company is known, said the unit will sell a combined 29.99 percent stake to 25 investors, including Fosun International , run by billionaire Guo Guangchang.

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Related Topix: Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company, Oil & Gas, China Petroleum and Chemical, Energy, Financial Services, Investment Services

Marine News

Oil Refiner Bound to Goldman, Deutsche Fee Agreements - NY Judge

CVR Energy Inc is bound by agreements to pay Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Deutsche Bank AG more than $36 million in fees and expenses stemming from billionaire investor Carl Icahn's 2012 tender offer for the oil refiner, a New York state judge has ruled. The banks had each sued CVR in 2012, claiming CVR had hired them to provide financial advice on Icahn's ultimately successful tender offer for its stock, and agreed to the fees based on the size of the transaction.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Sugar Land, TX, Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz, Law

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Reuters

Mideast Debt-Conventional banks' sukuk to push limits of Islamic finance

Islamic bond programmes from a trio of big conventional banks are set to expand the boundaries of Islamic finance, helping open the market to first-time issuers while testing the banks' ability to win over industry purists. Since June, France's Societe Generale, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Goldman Sachs have set up sukuk programmes, aiming to tap the pool of cash-rich Islamic investors.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Bloomberg

HSBC Agrees to Pay $550 Million to Resolve U.S. Mortgage Claims

HSBC Holdings Plc will pay $550 million to resolve accusations of misconduct in its handling of mortgage securities that saddled taxpayers with losses after the financial crisis. The U.S. unit of the London-based lender reached the deal to end Federal Housing Finance Agency claims that the firm sold faulty mortgage bonds to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the bank said today in a statement.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, HSBC Holdings, Banking, Financial Services, Financial Markets, JP Morgan Chase , Investment Services

Switched

Verizon To Launch Internet TV Service That Lets You Pay For Only The Channels You Want

The Verizon Communications Inc. logo is seen at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. The 2012 CES trade show, which runs through Jan 13, features more than 2,700 global technology companies presenting consumer tech products and is expected to draw over 140,000 attendees.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Las Vegas, NV, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Marketing

Hollywood Reporter

Weather Channel Majority Owners Considering a Sale

No deal is imminent but two large equity funds are reportedly talking to investment bankers about putting the channel and related assets up for bid The two large equity funds that own majority interest in The Weather Channel have been considering selling their stake for at least a year, an informed source tells The Hollywood Reporter . That gives credence to a Friday report by Bloomberg that Blackstone Group and Bain Capital have talked with JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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Related Topix: Blackstone Group, Advertising, Startups, Bain Capital, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Insider Monkey

Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Jonathan Savitz & Starboard Value LP

Hedge fund equity titans come unstuck in Europe Long/short European equities funds run by Odey Asset Management, Pelham Capital and GLG Partners - part of Man Group - all found themselves in negative territory this summer, while others are struggling to repeat the successes of last year. Odey Asset Management's $1.65 billion European fund - run by founder Crispin Odey - was down 12.9% by mid-August, having returned 25.8% in 2013 and 30.7% in 2012, according to figures seen by Financial News.

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Related Topix: Pelham, NY, eBay, Startups, Hunch, Facebook, Financial Services, Investment Services

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Reuters

BUYOUTS-CVC Credit Partners plans fund to buy stressed European loans

CVC Credit Partners, the credit arm of London-based CVC Capital Partners, has had preliminary discussions with at least one investor about launching a fund earmarked to buy stressed-but-performing loans on the books of European banks. The credit business, which has $11.8 billion in assets under management, in both the United States and Europe, intends to target some $750 million for the fund, according to an investor who reviewed a draft of the PPM.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, CVC Capital Partners, Investment Services

Business Journal

Mark Attanasio's fund sells $350M in assets

Milwaukee Brewers lead owner Mark Attanasio 's investment firm has arranged to sell $350 million in distressed-debt fund investments to Goldman Sachs Group , Bloomberg News reports. Goldman's asset-management business is the lead investor in the deal, which will give clients in Attanasio's Crescent Capital Group an opportunity to exit their investments, Bloomberg said.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Barron's

WH Group: Pork Expensive In China, Goldman Sees 30% Upside

Goldman Sachs started its coverage of China's largest pork producer WH Group today with a Buy rating and 8.60 Hong Kong dollars. WH Group raised over $2 billion in an IPO in Hong Kong at the end of July.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Hollywood Reporter

DirecTV to Launch Web-Based Video Service for Hispanics This Year

CEO Mike White also discusses the planned NFL Sunday ticket and A&T deals and how to serve cord cutters Mike White , the CEO of pay-TV giant DirecTV, said Friday that the firm would launch a previously discussed online video service targeting Hispanics and was "highly confident" to have a finalized NFL Sunday Ticket renewal deal by year-end. "We don't have anything to announce today," he told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference in New York in a session that was webcast.

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Related Topix: Directv, Cable & Satellite, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Entertainment

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