In a 2010 two-part Making Sen$e report, the first of which you can watch above, Paul Solman explored how Goldman Sachs makes its money. In thesecond segment, which you can watch below, Paul looked more closely at Goldman’s use of taxpayer money.
Goldman Sachs’ second-quarter profits doubled this year compared to last, they announced Tuesday. Beating expectations of a $2.82-per-share haul, Goldman pulled in $3.70 a share in 2013’s second quarter compared to $1.78 a share in the second quarter of 2012. Net income rose from $962 million to $1.93 billion.