Goldman Sachs' Earnings Beat

In a broad trend across several major financial institutions, a number of the big banks reported fixed income falling, which put downward pressure on net income as a whole. Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS  ) was no different; despite beating on earnings expectations, net income fell 10%.

In this segment from Thursday's Investor Beat, host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool analyst Matt Koppenheffer discuss several of the big banks' earnings, and how Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS  ) managed to buck the fixed-income trend.

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  • Report this Comment On May 12, 2014, at 5:25 PM, stevebry56 wrote:

    Volatility in stock prices is the main source of gains in trading. Therefore, higher volatility is generally assumed to be a positive sign for Goldman Sachs to a certain extent http://goo.gl/R5xwjC

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