Some investors have argued that events in Europe are having a disproportionate impact on US stocks. Their logic: the US is in the midst of a recovery, ...Read more Comments Off on 4 Reasons Europe is a Major Risk for the U.S. (Koesterich)
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Greg Smith's confession, a now former executive director and head of the Goldman's United States equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Excerpts from the ...Read more Comments Off on Greg Smith's Parting Confession on Goldman's "Toxic and Destructive" Culture
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