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Can Goldman’s Trading ‘Rainmaker’ Bring Back the Glory Days?

  • Ashok Varadhan is the last of Lloyd Blankfein's trading chiefs
  • Famous mathematician's son and Coach K pupil overcame tragedy
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He’s the last link to another era at Goldman Sachs, to the time when the traders ruled.

Now Ashok Varadhan confronts one of his most daunting challenges: helping restore Goldman’s trading operation, the bank’s long-time profit engine, to something resembling its former glory.