The Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Q4 2010 Earnings Call January 19, 2011 9:30 am ET Executives David Viniar - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Member of Management Committee Dane Holmes - Director Investor Relations Analysts Matthew Burnell - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC Jeffrey Harte - Sandler O'Neill & Partners L.P. Glenn Schorr - UBS David Trone - JMP Securities LLC Guy Moszkowski - BofA Merrill Lynch Howard Chen - Crédit Suisse AG Steven Wharton - JP Morgan Richard Staite - Atlantic Equities LLP Kian Abouhossein - JP Morgan Chase & Co Christoph Kotowski - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Michael Mayo - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc. Richard Bove - Punk Ziegel Roger Freeman - Barclays Capital PresentationOperator
Good morning, my name is Dennis, and I will be your conference facilitator today. I would like to welcome everyone to the Goldman Sachs Fourth Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] 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 fourth 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 conditions may differ, possibly materially, from what is indicated in these 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. I would also direct you to read the forward-looking disclaimers in our quarterly earnings release, particularly as it relates to our Investment Banking, transaction backlog, capital ratios, risk-weighted assets and Global Core Excess. And you should also read the information on the calculation of non-GAAP financial measures that is posted on the Investor Relations portion of our website at www.gs.com. This audio cast is copyrighted material of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and may not be duplicated, reproduced or rebroadcast without our consent.