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Book Review: Bailout; An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street

Book Review: Bailout; An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street

By The Banker | Book Reviews

If every novel or Hollywood movie starts with either the premise of “A Man Walks Into a Town” or “A Man Goes On a Journey,” Bailout by Neil Barofsky begins with the former.  Neil Barofsky plays the leading Jimmy Stewart hero role in this modern update to Mr. Smith Goes To Washington. In late 2008, [&hellip

When Geithner Goes to Goldman

When Geithner Goes to Goldman

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Wall Street

Just an FYI: I plan to walk out my front door to punch the neighbor’s cat in the face, toward the end of this year, when US Treasury Secretary Geithner finally announces he’s joining Goldman, Sachs & Co as senior advisor and Managing Director. While he’s indicated his intention of leaving his post as Treasury [&hellip