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Possible Titles of Greg Smith’s New Book

Mar 30, 2012
J. Webster
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Yes, Greg Smith is writing a book about the 12 years he spent making loads of money working at Goldman Sachs. But there was a point where Smith got tired of making all that money and he felt the culture had changed. He felt Goldman no longer cared about clients. He wanted no more of the calling clients Muppets business. That's when he quit and famously went on to write the gutsy NY Times Op-Ed piece. The new book is going to turn out to be a nice bread winner for Smith, as in a whopping $1.5 million

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Goldman Sachs Not Just Scanning Emails for “Muppets”

Mar 22, 2012
J. Webster
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So, like yeah, Goldman Sachs is scanning emails for the term "Muppet", which is the word legendary New York Times Op-Ed writing former Goldman Sachs employee, Greg Smith, said executives used to describe less than smart clients. The implication was that "Muppets" were clients who could be duped, suckered, and used, more or less. These "Muppets" were clients who might buy a bunch of mortgage-backed securities that were worthless. However, it seems "Muppet" or "Muppets" aren't the only terms being scanned these days by the vampire squid's tentacles. Here are a few more words or phrases

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Greg Smith’s Op-Ed in the New York Times

Mar 14, 2012
J. Webster
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Goldman Sachs' Greg Smith piece in the New York Times is almost like an NFL football player quitting because he's decided he doesn't want to get paid anymore to hit/hurt people. Greg Smith cites the toxic nature and not caring as much about clients as reasons he's leaving Goldman Sachs, but I'm wondering if those aren't just part of the game on Wall Street and not specific to Goldman Sachs. It's the nature of the beast. It's the nature of the money machine. Goldman just does it better than anyone else. And that's the reason Rolling Stone called referred to

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The Bald Shiny Heads of Goldman Sachs

Feb 26, 2012
J. Webster
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Instead of getting their shoes shined, the leaders of Goldman Sachs like to get their heads shined to a sheen so bright that light reflects off their heads and acts as a laser pointer, hitting people in the eye whenever they turn their bald heads. Their bald heads are shaved down to such a gleaming shine that you can see your face in them. When did the bald head become so popular at Goldman Sachs? It's been said that one striving leader at Goldman Sachs, not even bald yet, but who desperately wanted to move up the ladder, shaved his

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