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More so than other big banks, Goldman Sachs depends on stock and bond trading to make money, and the financial markets were the place to be in the second quarter. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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It's Nice To Be Rich: Wall Street Is Raking In Profits In The Stock Market

The economy is tanking, with massive layoffs and bankruptcies. But the richest sliver of the country continues to do quite well. The latest evidence: Goldman Sachs said it's raking in money on trades.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students gather in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on June 18. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Despite Supreme Court's Ruling On DACA, Trump Administration Rejects New Applicants

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Pump jacks operate at dusk near Loco Hills in Eddy County, New Mexico, on April 23. U.S. oil producers are grappling with prolonged low oil prices and the uncertainty created by the coronavirus pandemic. Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Oil Industry, Accustomed To Booms And Busts, Is Rocked By Pandemic

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Raphael Bostic, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, says his organization has a big role to play in reducing racial economic inequities, which he says, is crucial to a stable economy. Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Racism Has An Economic Cost, Atlanta Fed President Warns

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More so than other big banks, Goldman Sachs depends on stock and bond trading to make money, and the financial markets were the place to be in the second quarter. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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It's Nice To Be Rich: Wall Street Is Raking In Profits In The Stock Market

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Graffiti on a wall on La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles, Calif. asking for rent forgiveness in May. This week, the city of Los Angeles rolled out a renters relief program to provide more than $100 million in assistance. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Los Angeles Launches $103 Million Program To Offer Relief To Renters

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