Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has reported earnings, and the news is good. In this video, Motley Fool financial analyst Matt Koppenheffer tells us how the company beat bottom-line estimates solidly due to very strong banking fee activity and how it also managed to rein in costs to produce a very strong quarter.

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