Post Tagged with: "Goldman Sachs"

Briefly. . . On Investing in India: A Study in Contrasts
by / on 17/04/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

Briefly. . . On Investing in India: A Study in Contrasts

For investors, India’s biggest challenges are also its biggest opportunities. Earlier this month, Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) took a group of 21 institutional investors to India to meet with policymakers and corporate leaders across New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Katie Koch, global head of client portfolio management and business strategy for GSAM Fundamental Equity, shared highlights from the trip. […]

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Ask The Engineering Recruiters by Goldman Sachs
by / on 11/04/2018 at 15:00 / in The Review

Ask The Engineering Recruiters by Goldman Sachs

Recruiters Catherine and Mallory discuss Engineering career opportunities at Goldman Sachs. Q: How does Goldman Sachs define “engineering” as it relates to roles at the firm? Mallory:  The word “engineering,” as it relates to roles at the firm, is referring to individuals who are passionate about solving the most challenging problems for our clients through math and software. Our engineers […]

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Return of Market Bears, Rise of Bond Bulls
by / on 10/04/2018 at 10:45 / in The Review

Return of Market Bears, Rise of Bond Bulls

The bears are back in force. According to the April QuickPoll, the Goldman Sachs Securities Division’s monthly survey of global clients on leading market drivers, negative market sentiment continued to climb amid worries over trade and volatility. Oscar Ostlund, head of the New York Market Strats in the Securities Division, shared his thoughts on the survey’s findings. Last month’s QuickPoll […]

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The Next Goldman Chief Could Be a Banker Who Moonlights as a D.J.
by / on 05/04/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

The Next Goldman Chief Could Be a Banker Who Moonlights as a D.J.

As bake-offs go it was pretty unusual: a part-time disc jockey and a karate black belt vying to be the next leader of arguably the world’s most influential bank. On Monday, Goldman Sachs Group picked the D.J. David M. Solomon, 56, a longtime investment banker, has been anointed as the sole heir apparent to Goldman’s chief executive, Lloyd C. Blankfein. […]

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Pumping Up Pensions: US Defined Benefit Plans at Inflection Point
by / on 03/04/2018 at 09:00 / in The Review

Pumping Up Pensions: US Defined Benefit Plans at Inflection Point

Higher contributions and market returns pumped up US pension plans in 2017. Today, corporate pension plans are at an important inflection point. As shown above, the estimated funded status for pension plans was about four percentage points higher in 2017 from 2016 — the first annual year-over-year increase since 2013, according to Michael Moran, senior pension strategist, who analyzed the […]

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New Era for Oil Investing: The Age of Restraint
by / on 27/03/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

New Era for Oil Investing: The Age of Restraint

How can Big Oil thrive amid increasing focus on electric vehicles and decarbonization? By capitalizing on higher barriers to entry, through consolidation, cost deflation and ultimately higher returns, according to Michele Della Vigna of Goldman Sachs Research. We spoke with Michele on how he envisages this new Age of Restraint for the oil and gas industry. Michele, you’ve said we’re […]

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Talks at GS – Dara Khosrowshahi: Uber’s Roadmap to the Future
by / on 20/03/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

Talks at GS – Dara Khosrowshahi: Uber’s Roadmap to the Future

David Solomon of Goldman Sachs and Dara Khosrowshahi of Uber The desire to make a difference was what motivated Dara Khosrowshahi to join Uber as CEO last year, after building Expedia into one of the world’s most successful travel companies. “This was a company in crisis, and I thought that I could make a real impact there. And Uber is […]

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Quantum Computers: Solving Problems in Minutes, Not Millennia
by / on 18/03/2018 at 13:00 / in The Review

Quantum Computers: Solving Problems in Minutes, Not Millennia

For years, people have talked about the development of computers so powerful they could replace every data center on Earth and solve in seconds problems that would take traditional computers millennia to crack. Today, public and private companies are accelerating their efforts to develop these “quantum computers,” elevating them onto Goldman Sachs Research’s “Outsiders” list of emerging ecosystems to watch. […]

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Why GS’ Corporate Trading Desk Had its Busiest 2-Week Period — Ever
by / on 12/03/2018 at 23:30 / in The Review

Why GS’ Corporate Trading Desk Had its Busiest 2-Week Period — Ever

Amid the market volatility, corporations have been ramping up their stock buyback programs, providing a backstop of support — and a measure of relief — for investors. Neil Kearns, head of the Securities Division’s Corporate Trading desk at Goldman Sachs, explains why 2018 is poised to set new corporate buyback records. From your vantage point in helping companies authorize and […]

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Why Companies Are Looking To Do More M&A, IPOs
by / on 06/03/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

Why Companies Are Looking To Do More M&A, IPOs

From corporate boardrooms to Silicon Valley startups, the outlook and appetite for mergers, acquisitions and initial public offerings (IPOs) appear to be shifting into high gear. Goldman Sachs’ Gregg Lemkau, co-head of Investment Banking, and David Ludwig, head of Americas Equity Capital Markets, shared their perspectives on the markets, private market activity and client sentiment. You both spoke at Goldman […]

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