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Goldman's Blankfein Is 'Doing God's Work'

A look behind the scenes at the omnipresent bank

(Newser) - Lloyd Blankfein likes to say he's "attained perfection," a plausible-sounding assertion now that Goldman Sachs has repaid its TARP funds and is dishing out mammoth bonuses. "I don’t want to put a cap on their ambition," the CEO says of his employees. "It’s... More »

Morgan Stanley Eyes Smaller Fish to Boost Banking Cred

After converting from investment bank, company targets growth in deposits

(Newser) - Just months after converting from an investment firm into a bank-holding company, Morgan Stanley is already one of the top 50 US banks in terms of deposits, the Wall Street Journal reports—and is looking to acquire regional banks that will speed its climb. Analysts say it’s unlikely Morgan... More »

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