Goldman Sachs thinks it can make money by being a do-gooder

New investment vehicles for "social impact investing" let bankers be bankers.

All restaurants should copy the Goldman Sachs cafeteria’s genius pricing plan

Restaurants look at a full reservation book or a line out the door as a success. It's actually a huge market failure.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Oct 18, 2013

Banks are essential to the commodities market, say banks

The Fed is nearing a decision on whether to end investment banks' game with physical goods. Banks say everything would fall apart without them.

Here’s how Goldman Sachs is making your beer more expensive

The bigger you are, the more you can pay traders to send aluminum through your warehouses.

A scary graph from Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs now believes the sequester -- or something very much like it -- will happen. Adding those cuts to their baseline makes their outlook for federal spending a bit scary in an economy this weak.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Feb 5, 2013

Goldman Sachs: Whatever you do, Congress, don’t let the payroll tax cut expire

It's unlikely policymakers will renew the payroll tax cut. The cost of that inaction to growth is staggering.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 9, 2012

Washington doesn’t care about ‘policy uncertainty’

Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of the Goldman Sachs Group, actually cares about policy uncertainty. Politicians in Washington say they care about policy uncertainty. Here's the difference.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 18, 2012
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