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Wall Street Roundup: Goldman's big problem. Goldman's smaller problem.

January 25, 2011 |  7:55 am

Gold: Trading now at $1,328 per ounce, down 1.2% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,952.06, up 0.2% from Monday.

Goldman emblem Goldman's big problem. Bloomberg Markets learns that Goldman Sachs vaunted asset management division -- the one responsible for the Facebook deal -- is not so vaunted after all, regularly trailing its peers in many measures.

Goldman's smaller problem. The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the ties between a Goldman banker and Massachussett's former treasurer.

More prosecutions? The financial crisis commission, set to release its report on Thursday, may suggest that prosecutors follow up on some Wall Street wrongdoing.

A Davos ticket. As Wall Street bigs gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum, Andrew Ross Sorkin looks at how much it costs to get in the door.

Playboy reveals. Playboy revealed in regulatory filings that its rival Penthouse tried to acquire it before Hugh Hefner bought the company out in an all-cash deal.

-- Nathaniel Popper

 

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