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Goldman Sachs e-mails show illegal naked short selling was bank’s policy

May 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA Accidentally Released — and Incredibly Embarrassing — Documents Show How Goldman et al. Engaged in ‘Naked Short Selling’ By Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone, New York Tuesday, May 15, 2012 http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/accidentally-release… It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes God smiles on us. Last week he smiled on investigative reporters everywhere, when the lawyers for Goldman, Sachs [...]

Criminal probe looks into Goldman Sachs trading

April 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By Susan Pulliam and Evan Perez The Wall Street Journal Thursday, April 29, 2010 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870357250457521465299834887… Federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into whether Goldman Sachs Group Inc. or its employees committed securities fraud in connection with its mortgage trading, people familiar with the probe say. The investigation from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office, which [...]

Steven G. Brant: The death of Goldman Sachs

April 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By Steven G. Brant The Huffington Post, New York Tuesday, April 27, 2010 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steven-g-brant/the-death-of-goldman-sach_b… I saw something die today. It didn’t die accidentally either. It was killed. This was a very painful event to watch, not just because death is tragic and not because this death was intentional rather than accidental. It was very painful [...]

Goldman Sachs and the Next American Revolution

April 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By James West, MidasLetter.com Allegations of fraud brought last week by the Securities and Exchange Commission is a shocking departure from the culture of collusion among the U.S. government and the nation’s top banks. That despite the position of this publication and myriad others broadly categorized as “fringe” who have consistently and vociferously objected to [...]

Peter Brimelow: Gold survives Goldman Sachs

April 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By Peter Brimelow MarketWatch.com Monday, April 26, 2010 http://www.marketwatch.com/story/gold-survives-goldman-sachs-bugs-rejoic… NEW YORK — Gold rebounds, and the gold bugs are gathering. When I last wrote about gold, it was after what I called “freaky Friday” — the steep, chart-disrupting price slump in gold triggered by heavy selling following the Goldman Sachs litigation announcement. About the only [...]

Jeff Nielson: Goldman Sachs and gold

April 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

11:30a ET Sunday, April 25, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: In his latest commentary, Bullion Bulls Canada proprietor Jeff Nielson explains how gold dishoarding by central banks and investment bank-induced gold production hedging by miners were used to support fiat currencies during decades of high inflation. Nielson’s commentary is headlined “Goldman Sachs and [...]

How Goldman Sachs screwed Ghana by bankrupting Ashanti

April 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

9:25p ET Wednesday, April 21, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: A news site sponsored by the government of Ghana today tells an old story but tells it well. It’s headlined “How Goldman Sachs Screwed Ghana” and it describes how the New York investment bank miscounseled the great Ghanian gold mining company, Ashanti Gold, [...]

Goldman Suit Exposes Big Banks to Legal Firestorm

April 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By Rick Ackerman, Rick’s Picks Now we learn that the SEC split 3-2 over whether to go after Goldman Sachs in court. Supposedly, the regulatory agency prefers unanimous votes when bringing enforcement actions against the firms it regulates. Why the exception this time?  The Wall Street Journal made it sound like it was simply partisan [...]

SEC charges against Goldman Sachs may trigger torrent of lawsuits

April 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By Daniel Wagner Associated Press via Chicago Tribune Sunday, April 18, 2010 http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-ap-us-goldman-sachs-legal-sto… WASHINGTON — The fraud charges against Goldman Sachs & Co. that rocked financial markets Friday are no slam dunk, as hazy evidence and strategic pitfalls could easily trip up government lawyers. Yet that hardly matters, experts say, because the allegations will kick [...]

Goldman Sachs may have helped fool Greek bond buyers

February 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By Elisa Martinuzzi, Bloomberg Goldman Sachs Group Inc. managed $15 billion of bond sales for Greece after arranging a currency swap that allowed the government to hide the extent of its deficit. No mention was made of the swap in sales documents for the securities in at least six of the 10 sales the bank arranged [...]

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