At Goldman Sachs, Paulson Led a Top Bank Higher

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The venerable New York investment firm Goldman Sachs has a long track record for producing political bigwigs. Treasury Secretary-nominee Henry M. Paulson Jr. has served as both chairman and CEO since 1999. The company boasts a return on equity of upwards of 40 percent.

Robert Siegel talks with Tom Easton, chief financial writer for The Economist.



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