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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Type Public (NYSEGS)
Industry Banking
Financial Services
When it was created 1869
Headquarters New York City, USA
Key people Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman, CEO
Gary Cohn, President, COO
Money earned ▼$28,811 billion USD (2011)
Operating income ▼$6,169 billion USD (2011)
Net income ▼$4,442 billion (2011)
Employees 33.300 (2011)

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., or just Goldman Sachs is an investment banking and securities firm. They are involved with global investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services mainly with institutional clients. They are also known to be a primary dealer in the United States Treasury security market.

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