Olympia McNerney of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division talks about the continued momentum behind SPACs as an alternative path for companies to raise money in the public markets.
Drew Pavlovich of Goldman Sachs’ Consumer and Wealth Division recaps a historic year in financial markets and talks about how clients are positioning their portfolios going into 2021.
David Kostin, Goldman Sachs Research’s Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, looks back at an events-heavy week and what it means for markets in the days ahead.
Ashok Varadhan, global co-head of Goldman Sachs’ Global Markets Division, on how markets have moved in response to the US election and what investors expect in terms of economic growth and policy agendas looking ahead.
Amelia Garnett of Goldman Sachs' Global Markets Division talks about the key conversations she's having with investors ahead of the November 3rd election.
Tony Pasquariello of Global Markets gives an update on US equity performance and why 2020 has seen so much trading activity.
Goldman Sachs held its second The Way Forward conference, convening leaders from the worlds of business, healthcare and public policy virtually for a series of insightful conversations about the state of vaccine and therapeutics development, how companies are responding to the pandemic, the impact on economies around the world, and the investment outlook for financial markets.
Jason Mathews of Goldman Sachs’ Global Markets Division explains what the futures market indicates about investors’ outlook for the election and another round of U.S. fiscal stimulus.
Erin Riley of the Markets Coverage Group in Private Wealth Management discusses the two key milestones her clients are watching: the U.S. election and the potential for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Jennifer Roth of Goldman Sachs’ Global Markets Division talks about how emerging-market economies are trying to steer their way toward a recovery, and how investors are responding to those efforts.
Tony Pasquariello of Goldman Sachs' Global Markets Division explains how major stock market indices have backtracked somewhat from record highs in August – and why investors aren’t getting too worked up about it.
Dominic Ashcroft and Luke Gillam, co-heads of EMEA Leveraged Capital Markets in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division, talk about the “cautiously optimistic” sentiment among corporate clients.
Michael Cassell of Goldman Sachs' Global Markets Division talks about the cautious optimism with which investors are viewing the current equity market rally.
Well into the COVID-19 pandemic, countries continue to grapple with managing the virus while restoring economic activity. Where the virus will go from here, what that means for the economy and markets—and how the vaccine outlook might impact everything—is Top of Mind.
Tony Pasquariello of Global Markets recaps the historic market rally of Q2 and institutional investors’ outlook for Q3.
Kristin Olson of the Consumer and Investment Management Division explains where investors are finding value in alternative asset classes.
Lizzie Reed of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division gives an update on what’s been driving investor interest in equity markets.
Government deficits, debt issuance and debt levels are set to surge as countries race to ease the economic impact of the coronacrisis. This raises many questions: who will finance this debt, will it force a market repricing and/or an eventual growth or inflation problem, and would greater use of negative rates help avoid any of these risks? At the same time, whether corporate bankruptcies could derail the economic recovery is a key concern. In short, how disruptive the recent, dramatic shift in debt dynamics might be is Top of Mind.
Tony Pasquariello of Goldman Sachs’ Global Markets Division provides an update on how investors are reacting to the gradual re-opening of the U.S. economy.
Jen Davis, Goldman Sachs’ head of retail investment banking, discusses the impact of the pandemic on various parts of the retail industry, including the potential shift in consumer behavior and the outlook for e-commerce.
Lotfi Karoui, Goldman Sachs Research’s chief credit strategist, discusses the state of corporate credit markets and his outlook for corporate defaults in the months ahead.
Stacy Selig, co-head of Goldman Sachs Global Sales Strats and Structuring, talks about how she’s helping investors see past the broader trends reflected in major indices and dig deeper to find the tactical drivers of the global economy in a time of historic disruption and uncertainty.
Jonny Fine, head of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Grade Syndicate in the Americas, discusses what’s driving the corporate credit markets during a time of unprecedented uncertainty.
Terry Hagerty of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division talks about how COVID-19 has impacted the outlook for housing and the broader building products sector.
As volatility continues in the public markets, Meena Flynn of Goldman Sachs’ Consumer and Investment Management Division gives her analysis on the latest swings and explains how investors with permanent capital are positioning themselves.
Kathleen Hughes, global head of Liquidity Solutions in Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses the emerging focus on money markets and short-duration investing as businesses look to navigate the current market environment.
Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David Solomon shares his views on the pandemic and the economic impact, alongside other of the firm’s senior leaders.
Michele Della Vigna, Goldman Sachs Research’s head of EMEA natural resources, discusses the dual challenges the world’s oil producers are facing from coronavirus and a battle for market share, which has caused a global imbalance in the supply and demand for oil.
The global oil market is experiencing a massive demand shock, with demand for transportation fuels sitting in the crosshairs of the coronavirus crisis. At the same time, major oil producers have engaged in a war for oil market share, resulting in a sizable supply shock. The impact of these simultaneous shocks on oil prices, OPEC+, the oil industry, and credit and financial markets more broadly are Top of Mind.
Anne Marie Darling of Goldman Sachs’ Global Markets Division analyzes the S&P 500 index’s historically fast fall into bear market territory.
Kevin Kelly, Goldman Sachs’ co-head of Global Prime Services, discusses how hedge funds are navigating historic levels of market volatility and clients’ “constructive, cautiously optimistic” sentiment looking ahead.
In an effort to provide timely and valuable updates regarding ongoing market volatility and potential economic impacts, we’re sharing a “Market Update” call hosted by our Investment Banking Division.
Steve Strongin and Jan Hatzius on the lessons we can learn from past global market shocks.
Extreme ultraviolet lithography is poised to help power the next generation of technologies and impact the $50bn global semiconductor equipment market. Goldman Sachs Research explains how this technology will allow the production of more powerful chips at lower cost. Watch Video
Goldman Sachs’ Michele Della Vigna explains his latest research on the future of energy in the age of climate change.
Goldman Sachs’ Head of Energy Research Damien Courvalin explains why the oil market is much better positioned to deal with supply outages today, and thus is a less likely recession trigger than in the past. But the Council on Foreign Relations’ President, Richard Haass, and Columbia Professor Richard Nephew explain why instability looks set to rise in the Middle East and beyond. Learn More
Europe’s slow economic growth and low inflation have led many to wonder if the region is at risk of “Japanification.” In this episode of The Long & Short of It, Sharon Bell of Goldman Sachs Research explains some of the lessons investors can take from Japan’s recent past to better understand Europe’s future. Watch Video
With the US expansion now the longest on record and no shortage of risks on the horizon, growth uncertainty is Top of Mind. This uncertainty has been at the heart of the dovish pivot from central banks this year, which has generally helped push bond yields lower in anticipation of Fed rate cuts ahead, but equity prices higher. So just how concerned about growth should we really be? Learn More
What do markets pay for when they value companies? The common refrain of frustrated managements is that markets are too short-term oriented and miss the long-term potential. But a deep dive into how the market responds to earnings shows the divide is less about time frame than visibility – investors are paying for predictable and persistent revenue. Read Report
The surge in US corporate buybacks to all-time highs has generated debate about the effects of buybacks on workers, companies and the economy. Goldman Sachs Research’s Top of Mind at Goldman Sachs podcast team speaks with a range of experts on whether buybacks come at the expense of investment, and what could happen if they are restricted. Learn More
Pierre Hudry, head of the Paris office for Goldman Sachs, discusses the key considerations for his investment banking clients in France, from geopolitical uncertainty to increasing shareholder activism to market stability. Listen Now
Sheila Patel, CEO of International Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses tailwinds and headwinds facing the asset management industry, including opportunities remaining for emerging market investment, ESG’s continued growth, sovereign wealth funds’ shift toward transparency and more. Listen Now
PIMCO Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Roman discusses bringing a new era of leadership to one of the world’s largest asset management firms, the technological forces shaping the industry and his expectations for the global economy. Watch Video
A combination of domestic political and policy uncertainty, alongside a diplomatic dispute with the US, has contributed to the latest sell-off in Turkish assets and rattled emerging markets investors. Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Sam Finkelstein and Luke Barrs share their views along with GSAM economist Prakriti Sofat. Learn More
As part of our closer look at emerging economic and market themes in Europe, Sharon Bell of Goldman Sachs Research discusses the performance of European equities, exploring why growth stocks are outperforming value, how populism impacts markets, what activists see in Europe, and the outlook for the region’s stocks through the rest of the year. Listen Now
Japanese mergers and acquisition volumes set new records in the first half of the year as companies continued to seek growth outside their home market. Now, moves to improve corporate governance and focus on capital efficiency are spurring further consolidation in domestic industries, leading to more M&A activity and higher valuations. We sat down with Hiromi Suzuki of Goldman Sachs Research to discuss why companies are shedding operations at a record pace. Learn More
Is there a bubble in technology? Even with recent stumbles in some of tech’s biggest names, the sector’s market value dominates global stock indexes. But Goldman Sachs Research’s Peter Oppenheimer argues that today’s elevated tech values bear marked differences with tech frenzies of the past. Listen Now
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are expanding at a rapid clip but still only make up a fraction of investable assets. Today, changing regulations and the growth of digital advisory models, among other factors, could accelerate that growth. We sat down with Mike Crinieri, global head of ETFs in Goldman Sachs Asset Management, who described the evolving landscape. Learn More
Stacy Selig, head of the Securities Division’s Americas Equity Structuring Group, discusses how changes in market structure continue to drive demand for structured products and equity derivatives, as well as boost the types of jobs available on Wall Street. Learn More
As emerging brands take market share from larger, established companies, Jane Dunlevie of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking division explains that technology is transforming how consumers identify with brands, as well as how those brands are born and become profitable. Watch Video
Francesco Garzarelli, co-chief markets economist of the Global Macro Research team, discusses the drivers of recent market volatility and how investors are viewing a strong US macroeconomic backdrop amidst expectations that the Fed will continue to raise interest rates. Listen Now
Anthony Gutman of the Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division discusses the European deal-making landscape on the latest episode of our podcast, Exchanges at Goldman Sachs. Listen Now
As CEO of SoftBank Investment Advisers, Rajeev Misra has managed some of the biggest deals involving the tech industry in the world. In this discussion, held at the 2017 Goldman Sachs Private Internet Company Conference, Misra describes how he makes investment decisions and the future of finance when it comes to the tech industry. Watch Video