The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an investment bank offering financial services including investment management, securities, asset management, prime brokerage, and securities underwriting. They are headquartered in New York City. Founded in 1869 has grown into one of the most respected investment banks in the world with annual revenues exceeding $36 Billion and employing more than 38,000 people. The company is publicly traded, trading on the NYSE. The stock (Ticker: GS) is a component of the the DJIA, S&P 100 and S&P 500.