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    The Devil Wears Prada

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    2003 by the Harper publishing house. This book follows the experiences of a young graduate from Brown who somehow finds herself working as one of the assistants of the top fashion magazine in the world, Runway. Never having read a copy of Runway in her life and with aspirations of working at The New Yorker fresh out of college, Andrea ‘Andie’ Sachs finds herself at an interview at Runway after applying half heartedly to a bunch of publishing houses in hopes of landing a decent job. Being a self confessed ‘fashion loser’, Andie ends up landing the job at million girls would kill for. The book hilariously follows her life as it gradually tuns into hell working…

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    Sylvia Plath; Along with authors such as Virginia Woolf, Simone de Bauvoir and Marguerite Duras, is one of the biggest female authors of 20th century. The Bell Jar shares more characteristics with Sylvia Plath’s life than just a semi-autobiographical novel. The main character of the book, Esther travels to New York to work as an intern in a fashion magazine, just like Sylvia Plath did. They are both poets, who lost their fathers at the age of 8 and both Esther and Sylvia Plath slowly falls into…

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    portfolios to structure as a REIT, which has lower tax costs and usually higher dividends. Blackstone’s ability to obtain the space at a fraction of what it would cost in similar areas proves how structured and discipline the company is. Once the deal is finished, it will make investors plenty of profits and will generate a huge IPO to expand and invest in other countries. Firm Leads Funding for Software Maker, David George-Cosh, Dec. 6, 2016. Hubba Inc. has software that allows users to see…

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    Spencer Gareiss Ms. McCreery Business Management 18 May 2016 Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Goldman Sachs Group is a global leader in investment banking and investment management because of their widely diverse client base and capabilities. Goldman Sachs manages individual investment portfolios, provides investment management services such as advising and controlling, perform securities, and finance massive innovative procedures. The spirit at Goldman Sachs is driven by entrepreneurship,…

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    Greg Smith Case

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    There is a huge discrepancy between the Executive Summary and the culture outline by Greg Smith and the Frontline television special. After 2008 financial crises Goldman Sachs decided to take time to reflect and reform by creating a Business Standards Committee and construct a formal culture. The Committee ensured firm’s business and practices are at the highest standard and meet client’s expectation based on core values, code of ethics and company mission statement. In the early days, the…

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    period of 2006 through 2010. That’s a far cry from the 1,837 criminal case referrals that were generated by bank regulators in 1995 alone, during a period with far fewer scandals. The influence of money in politics has certainly permeated into banking regulation. Sure, the SEC has made some very public gestures by targeting celebrities, such as Martha Stewart and Mark Cuban, but those people serve as convenient scapegoats. The agency has actually acted in ways that cover up the crimes of Wall…

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    Spring Week Case Study

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    programme. Almost all of the top UK based financial institutions offer spring weeks to undergraduate students including JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Deutshe Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Citi, UBS and HSBC. As a second year student in an elite university, there are many options available to me. Main Body The 2007-2008 financial crisis severely damaged the banking scene with…

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    Goldman Sachs is responsible for the following ethical issues involving Greece: 1) Greece’s access to “off-balance sheet” (OBS) financing that resulted in a bribe for Goldman Sachs, 2) Greece being qualified for membership into the “European Monetary Union (EMU),” 3) Greece’s manipulation of global currency “exchange”/”interest rates” to continue its borrow and spend strategy, and 4) Greece’s need for a bailout by the “European Union (EU)” (Brooks & Dunn, 2015, p. 35). To further explain,…

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    Protagonist: Mike Silva, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s senior supervisory officer for Goldman Sachs. Main Issue: The main problem in this case is Mike Silva needs to figure out how to get Carmen Seggara to change her disruptive personality in order to communicate more effectively with the rest of her management staff and fellow employees. Many staff members have gotten frustrated because of her negative criticism. Sub-elements of the Main Issue: The additional issues that will have to…

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    IPO Analysis

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    Initial Considerations There are a lot of components of an IPO. There are a lot of considerations and requirements that should be met before a company goes public. For example, historical financial statements are necessary to evaluate the company’s value and risk. Many aspects must be taken into consideration before a company decides to go public. In fact, the process is so complex that many companies decide to withdraw in the mist of it. Table 1 below shows the number of companies withdraws…

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