Goldman Special Situation Profit at Risk With Volcker

Goldman Special Situation Profit at Risk With Volcker

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When Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lloyd C. Blankfein, seen here last month, addressed investors at a conference on Nov. 11, 2008, less than two months after rival Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.’s bankruptcy, he tried to reassure them about Goldman Sachs’s ability to make money.