Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World

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Doubleday, 2011 - 658 strán (strany)
In this book, the author tries to investigate another way of viewing Goldman Sachs, in his opinion - a secretive money-making machine that has straddled the line between conflict-of-interest and legitimate deal-making for decades; a firm that has exerted undue influence over government since the early part of the 20th century; a Wall Street titan whose clever bet against the 2007 mortgage market may have made the financial ruin of the Great Recession even worse. By reading thousands of pages of government documents, court cases, SEC filings, Freedom of Information Act papers and other sources, and conducting over 100 interviews, including clients, competitors, regulators, current and former Goldman employees (including the six living men who have run Goldman), Cohan has constructed a narrative that tries to look beyond the veil of secrecy to reveal the sucess of Goldman Sachs.

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Last year I read “The House of Morgan,” by Ron Chernow—a history of J. P. Morgan’s banking empire. I absolutely loved it, and was in the mood again for something similar, and came across “Money and ... Čítať celú recenziu

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Quite a difficult read, and the themes felt very repetitive in places. I was hoping for a bit more about the GS culture rather than a flat biography of each senior partner. Čítať celú recenziu

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