The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Q2 2010 Earnings Call Transcript July 20, 2010 11:00 am ET Executives David Viniar – EVP and CFO Dane Holmes – Director, IR Analysts Guy Moszkowski – BoA Merrill Lynch Howard Chen – Credit Suisse Chris Kotowski – Oppenheimer & Co. Michael Carrier – Deutsche Bank Roger Freeman – Barclays Capital Mike Mayo – CLSA Matt Burnell – Wells Fargo Securities Jeff Harte – Sandler O'Neill Carole Berger – Soleil Steve Stelmach – FBR Capital Markets Ron Mandel – GIC Douglas Sipkin – Ticonderoga PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Gerald and I will be your conference facilitator today. I would like to welcome everyone to the Goldman Sachs second quarter 2010 earnings conference call. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer period. (Operator instructions). Also, this call is being recorded today, Tuesday, July 20, 2010. Thank you. Mr. Holmes, you may begin your conference. Dane Holmes Good morning. This is Dane Holmes, Director of Investor Relations at Goldman Sachs. Welcome to our second quarter earnings conference call. Today’s call may include forward-looking statements. These statements represent the firm’s belief regarding future events that by their nature are uncertain and outside of the firm’s control. The firm’s actual results and financial condition may differ, possibly materially from what is indicated in those forward-looking statements. For a discussion of some of the risks and factors that could affect the firm’s future results, please see the description of risk factors in our current Annual Report on Form 10-K for our fiscal year ended December 2009.