Greg Smith is all grown up now.
"I want to be able to help anybody, whether it be giving them some food or clothes."
Greg Smith's NYT op-ed created quite a stir. But as a Goldman Sachs "alum," I believe nowhere else has such an abundance of smart colleagues, the ability to innovate and set gold standards, and management that gets it right far more often than they get it wrong.
Just like all long-term relationships, the qualities which first attracted Greg Smith to Goldman Sachs now seemed wrong instead of right. Who or what had changed: Greg Smith or Goldman Sachs?
Clients that didn't understand complex investments or how Goldman Sachs structured its fees are a boon to the company, Smith
If Andrew Ross Sorkin is mad at him, then Greg Smith might just be on to something.
Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean Goldman Sachs is not after you. In his new book, "Why I Quit Goldman Sachs" -- a copy of which The Huffington Post has gotten our hands on, ahead of its Oct. 22 publication date -- world-famous job quitter Greg Smith alleges that Goldman frequently made recommendations to clients and then took the opposite side of the trade it had just recommended.
A Goldman Sachs manager wrote in a January email obtained by Bloomberg TV that "Greg Smith [is] off the charts unrealistic
"I knew that we were being indoctrinated, handed a full cup of delicious Kool-Aid, but it was fine with me," Smith writes
Greg Smith, the banker who publicly resigned from Goldman Sachs citing a "toxic" environment, really just wanted more money