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  • January 6, 2011

    Trading Places

    Once a Rising Star at Goldman Sachs, Gary Gensler Now Is a Feared Regulator of the Finance Industry

    By Bill Swindell and Edmund Andrews

    Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, still smolders over the criticisms about his past.

    During his Senate confirmation hearings in 2009, some of his fellow Democrats charged that he was a Wall Streeter who couldn’t be trusted to reform financial markets. It didn’t help that he had been a rising star at Goldman Sachs, the most storied financial firm of them all, and had made a small fortune by the time he turned 40…

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    Last Updated: January 13, 2011