BOSTON (TheStreet) -- Goldman Sachs (GS) stock fell on reports CEO Lloyd Blankfein had hired a top securities-crime defense lawyer by the name of Reid Weingarten. That appeared to indicate that Blankfein is worried he may have some personal exposure -- perhaps even criminal liability -- for his bank's misdeeds in and around the financial crisis.Bullfeathers. The sober reality is that Blankfein hasn't a thing to fear, at least not from President Barack Obama's Justice Department.
|Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein|
25 of the 100 highest-paid CEOS made more than their companies paid in taxes.
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