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Goldman Prepares a More Aggressive Defense

Leaked Goldman Sachs documents show that it will come out swinging against SEC fraud charges. Goldman reportedly plans to claim it was unsure about the mortgage market's direction in 2006 and 2007.

Goldman CEO Gets $9 Million Bonus

Goldman Sachs Group (GS) CEO Lloyd Blankfein is getting a $9 million stock bonus for 2009, a modest payday by Wall Street standards that appears...

A Big Payday for JPMorgan CEO

Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase (JPM), will receive a $15 million to $20 million 2009 pay package -- many analysts had expected he would make much more. But even "modest" compensation packages for Wall Street CEOs will almost certainly still stir trouble among many politicians who claim that banks bailed out with TARP money have no appreciation for taxpayer sacrifices.

Wall Street Has Many Things to Be Sorry About -- Just Not Corporate Jets

When JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and Bank of American (BAC) head Brian Moynihan flew today via corporate aircraft to Washington, D.C., to testify before a Congressional panel investigating the financial crisis, their mode of transport raised some eyebrows. But the furor over corporate jets, which are often the most efficient way to transport executives, distracts from the larger issues.

Saving the Local Economy, with $50 Puchases

One solution for nourishing America's ailing small businesses might be the grassroots 3/50 Project. It asks consumers to choose three favorite local businesses and commit to spending $50 per month in them. That modest goal can have a massive effect.

Goldman Sachs' giant bonus PR headache

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) faces a gargantuan public relations headache when it reports third quarter results Wednesday. Investors will be angry...