Goldman Shareholders Lost a Decade

Goldman Sachs (GS) management says it's doing God's work. That might be true if you consider those running the company to be deities. Despite the crash of 2008, ZIRP and assorted worldwide economic problems, Goldman's high-level executives made out quite well. They've pocketed generous salaries, bonuses and employee stock grants.

The firm's balance sheet is strong. Revenues and earnings per share, though, remain well below their peak levels from 10 years earlier. Ditto for the stock price, which touched north of $250 late in 2007, but registered closer to $227 lately....216 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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