Bloomberg Markets' 50 Most Influential

By Bloomberg Markets - 2012-09-05T07:58:26Z

Photograph by Scott Eells/Bloomberg

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Bankers: Lloyd Blankfein

CEO, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Amid cost cuts and job reductions, Goldman's shares were up 15 percent year to date as of mid-August, while Morgan Stanley shares fell. Blankfein, 57, has won back some influence in part by simply keeping the firm out of the headlines.