Lloyd C. Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs Inc.

Lloyd C. Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs Inc.

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Lloyd C. Blankfein, chairman and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., chats with other attendees prior to a speech by U.S. President Barack Obama speech about financial reform at Cooper Union in New York on April 22, 2010.