Liz Hoffman, Wall Street Journal

Liz Hoffman

Wall Street Journal

Mountain View, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Liz:

Goldman’s Chief Recruiter Gets Recruited to Silicon Valley

As he heads out West, Dane Holmes dishes on millennials, the techlash, and what people get wrong about Goldman → Read More

Morgan Stanley Profit Rises 3%

Morgan Stanley’s third-quarter profit rose 3% from a year ago, the last major U.S. bank to skate through a period of global tensions and shifting markets. → Read More

Goldman Profit Drops 26% as Deals Slow, Tech-Stocks Struggle

Goldman Sachs’s third-quarter earnings fell as the market turned against some of the firm’s stockholdings and new initiatives took time to yield positive results. → Read More

The Goldman Sachs partnership is shrinking

CEO David Solomon is culling upper ranks he feels have grown bloated → Read More

Does SoftBank really have $108bn for a second Vision Fund?

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala sovereign wealth fund could invest up to $25bn → Read More

SoftBank looks to Goldman and Apple for new $40bn megafund

SoftBank has been raising cash for the sequel to its $100bn Vision Fund, which has spent money at a dizzying pace → Read More

Fidelity and T Rowe Price by-pass banks on corporate access

Series of meetings between a group of large fund managers and CEOs will threaten millions of dollars in fees that banks make from introducing investors to executives → Read More

Goldman Sachs to create a $140bn mini-Blackstone

Wall Street firm is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals → Read More

Goldman Sachs Wants to Look More Like Blackstone

Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit. → Read More

A Truist Story About the Perils of Combining Company Names

BB&T and SunTrust banks merged and needed a new name. They came up with Truist, prompting some head-scratching. ‘As long as it doesn’t mean human sacrifice in another language, it’s going to be OK.’ → Read More

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street

Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms. → Read More

Blackstone strikes record $18.7bn deal for US warehouse network

Deal to buy warehouses from Singapore-based GLP is largest private real estate transaction ever → Read More

Goldman Sachs to acquire wealth manager United for $750m

United Capital Financial Advisers will slot into Goldman’s existing wealth management business, which skews toward billionaires → Read More

Goldman’s millionaire clients will be big winners on the Uber IPO

Private-wealth clients bought debt in 2015 that would convert into stock at a discount to the eventual IPO price. The discount now stands at 40%. → Read More

Goldman Sachs rethinks its Marcus strategy

US bank will ease up on personal loans and deposit rates at its retail banking unit → Read More

Big Banks Seek to Liberate Billions of Dollars in Funds

Banks have complained for years about a key feature of the Dodd-Frank overhaul requiring them to keep billions of dollars of cash in reserve. Some are trying to find a way around it. → Read More

Latest Morgan Stanley reshuffle offers clues on CEO succession

Morgan Stanley wealth management co-head Shelley O’Connor to run banking entities → Read More

SoftBank founder lost $130m on bitcoin

Japanese billionaire, Masayoshi Son, made a huge personal investment in the digital currency as prices peaked → Read More

Goldman’s Profit Falls 21% as Trading Slows

Goldman Sachs Group‘s first-quarter profit fell 21% from a year ago as quiet trading and underwriting took a toll across Wall Street. → Read More

Tradeweb seizes hot market with $6bn IPO

Bond trading company will sell shares at $27 apiece → Read More