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Topic - Greg Smith
Americans of almost all stripes feel warmly toward Jews, Catholics and evangelicals, a Pew Research Center survey reveals. Muslims and atheists aren't as well regarded, while Mormons are in the middle of the pack.
The Chicago Bulls have signed forward signed forward Greg Smith for the remainder of the season and waived Tornike Shengelia.
An Oregon legislator says he chased down a drunken driving suspect who sideswiped his car on Interstate 5.
Law enforcement officers in Kalispell and Flathead County went above and beyond the call of duty to recover stolen military medals that belonged to a Vietnam War veteran.
Police officers searching through a snowbank with a metal detector recovered a Purple Heart medal that was stolen from the brother of a late Vietnam War veteran in Kalispell.
Supporters of the Kansas death penalty law are pushing a measure that would shorten the appeals process for inmates through the state Supreme Court, a move borne out of frustration by some who want the state to carry out the sentences more quickly.
Greg Smith wrote the essay that echoed across Wall Street like a thunderclap.
Months after reports of a deal first emerged, Grand Central Publishing has confirmed that it signed up former Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith for a book coming in October.
On Wednesday, Greg Smith, an executive director at Goldman Sachs, announced his resignation in the pages of the New York Times. His reasoning: The company's employees and culture have morphed into a gross entity that sidelines the interests of the client in favor of making a quick buck. By his account, Goldman Sachs' culture has become "toxic and destructive." Mr. Smith no longer wants to be associated with the Wall Street giant. "People who care only about making money," he argues, "will not sustain this firm - or the trust of its clients - for very much longer."
An executive resigning from Goldman Sachs, the powerful investment bank, said in a blistering essay that the company had lost its "moral fiber" and said managing directors there referred to clients as "muppets."
The residents of Rocky Ford, Colo., want to make one thing clear: The "Rocky Ford Cantaloupe" that touched off a national listeria outbreak, the deadliest U.S. food-borne outbreak in a decade, wasn't grown in Rocky Ford.
Hearing the boom of fireworks from the banks of the Reflecting Pool sounds like being on "the wrong end of enemy artillery barrage," retired Army Col. Tom Stiner said yesterday.
More than a decade ago, lenders used tried-and-true debt-to-income ratios to determine the maximum amount a potential home buyer could borrow. With the proliferation of loan programs and the introduction of automatic underwriting programs, which evaluate a variety of factors to estimate a potential borrower's ability to repay, traditional ratios have faded in importance.
"It allows established crew members to build a career, with livable wages and health care coverage for their families, which is fantastic and so hard to come by in a piecemeal, job-to-job industry such as ours," Smith said. "And new crew members will come into the market as well, which supports future productions and builds a deeper market going forward."
"That number is basically just picked out of thin air," Mr. Smith says. "If someone makes $30,000 per year, there would be almost no way they would be able to keep up with housing costs spending just 28 percent. But for someone making $5 million per year, spending 28 percent of their monthly income on a mortgage would be absurd."