HNAs Fire Sale Isnt Offering Any Bargains
August 28, 2018

At HNA Group Co., everything must go. But peer through the noise, and it looks like this distressed seller isn’t offering bargain-basement prices.

The Chinese conglomerate remains mired in chaos and confusion after its co-chairman died suddenly. The billions of Continue reading

Musk’s Go-Private Proposal to Be Pored Over by Tesla’s Board
August 12, 2018

Tesla Inc.’s board is forging ahead with its review of Elon Musk’s bold and ambiguous gambit to take the electric-vehicle maker private.

Directors plan to meet financial advisers next week and are likely to tell Chairman Elon Musk to Continue reading

Peak Earnings? Investors May Think So. Analysts Really Don’t
August 4, 2018

Worried earnings can’t get any better than they are now? Investors seem to be, with another impressive reporting season about to end and not much to show for it in stocks.

But one Wall Street constituency that usually shares the Continue reading

The Goldman Lunch That Set the Scene for 1MDB’s Money Probe
July 5, 2018

In a private dining room at Singapore’s Taste Paradise restaurant, over a meal of abalone and suckling pig, two Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bankers were explaining a $1.75 billion bond offering to six executives of a Swiss bank.

It was Continue reading

Barclays Investment Bank Pays Females Half That of Males
February 26, 2018

Barclays Plc pays female employees at its investment bank division just under half as much as male colleagues on average, highlighting the gender imbalances in the industry and the concentration of men in highly paid roles.

The gender pay gap Continue reading

Dropbox Files Confidentially for U.S. IPO
January 13, 2018

Dropbox Inc., the file-sharing private company valued at $10 billion, has filed confidentially for a U.S. initial public offering, people familiar with the matter said.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. will lead the potential listing, Continue reading

Americas Inequality Machine Is Sending the Dow Soaring
January 5, 2018

The Great Recession is a speck in the rear-view mirror for America’s financial markets. They’ve advanced far beyond pre-crisis levels. In fact, Goldman Sachs says you can go back a century before 2008, and still not find a “bull market Continue reading

Bitcoin Lost Almost 20% of Its Value This Week
January 5, 2018

Bitcoin faced one of its biggest tests this week, losing almost 20 percent of its value after the world’s largest cryptocurrency reached a record high Monday.

The digital currency plunged as much as 30 percent on Friday, before paring losses, as Continue reading

Goldman Takes One-Time $5 Billion Hit From New U.S. Tax Law
January 5, 2018

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said the U.S. tax reform will cut profit this year by about $5 billion, mainly because of a tax targeting earnings held abroad.

About two-thirds of the hit comes from the repatriation tax, while writing down Continue reading