Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]illiam L. Silber is one of America’s most respected experts on finance and banking and Director of the Glucksman Institute for Research in Securities Markets at the Stern School of Business, NYU. His new book, Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence, is definitely a must-read for those interested in the life of Paul A. Volcker, the

Why I Left Goldman Sachs

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n March 14th 2012, readers of the New York Times awoke to an Op-Ed “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs.” Within 24 hours, 3 million visitors to the Times’ website had checked out Greg Smith’s account of how an investment bank that was once a proving ground for high-ranking government officials had become a place