Inside the shakeup at the top of Goldman Sachs’ trading division — and what it means about the future of the firm (GS)

Goldman Sachs insiders were shocked Monday by the departure of securities coheads Pablo Salame and Isabelle Ealet. We spoke to more than half a dozen Goldman Sachs partners past and present, as well as close confidants to current partners, to understand what happened and what it means for the firm going forward. The exits are the clearest sign yet that Goldman president David Solomon, heir apparent to CEO Lloyd Blankfein, is beginning to assert

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