from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Sachs, Hans 1494-1576. German writer and Meistersinger noted for his many dramas, poems, and songs. His life inspired Wagner's opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1868).
  • Sachs, Nelly 1891-1970. German writer whose work is based on the suffering of the Jewish people during World War II. She shared the 1966 Nobel Prize for literature.


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  • At the end of the day, for example, all of the workstations must be "Knolled," meaning to group similar objects parallel to each other—a word Sachs picked up from his time working for the furniture company.

    Tom Sachs

  • Charles Biderman, the CEO of West Coast liquidity tracker TrimTabs Research, partially owned by Goldman Sachs, is another worry-wart, noting the U.S. economy is stalling, new offerings are soaring and insider buying is plunging.

    Dan Dorfman: More Than Those Autumn Leaves Could Fall

  • Goldman Sachs is reducing its stake in Chinese lender ICBC in a placement expected to raise as much as $2.05 billion.

    What's News

  • Goldman Sachs is selling down its stake in Industrial & Commercial Bank of China in a placement expected to raise as much as $2.05 billion, a person familiar with the deal said.

    Business Watch

  • Well he had to come up with something and killing every major liberal, as defined my him, and taking away all appropriation, and monetary authority from congress and putting it in the hands of a New Treasury, Goldman Sachs, is a bit too gauche, right now. anonymous Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Non-Sequitur Objections to Bank Nationalization

  • But Goldman Sachs is accused of breaking existing laws.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » The Argument for More Regulation

  • I wonder if the Board at Goldman-Sachs is thinking: hmm, $100 million; how many politicians can we buy with that kind of money?

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 2, 2010

  • Rich beyond the dreams of Avarice -- Goldman Sachs is going to report huge profits ... with our money.

    Short Takes

  • Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, is equally pessimistic.

    Barry D. Wood: Prolonged Housing Crisis Slows US Recovery

  • I think there are all sorts of lawsuits being introduced against Goldman Sachs and the legal business servicing Goldman Sachs is a growth industry.

    Get Briefed: Richard Bove


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