Right at the start of the interview she goes after him.
No pleasantries, her opening question is an attack.
Without hesitation she’s going for the wound.
And it’s not even politics.
This is business.
It’s all good, he’s a master at this.
“When you look at the strategy set by Goldman Sachs,” the Bloomberg reporter opens this interview, “Help us understand Goldman’s stock has been lagging on a price to book basis from some of its rivals, what are investors not seeing?”
Not nuclear, but aggressive, right?
That’s her opening question to the President of Goldman Sachs, John Waldron.
Right out the gates she’s challenging him to explain their lagging performance.
Now, look what he does with it.
“Well, first of all it’s great to have you in our building, thanks for taking the time,” he begins, “Today was an important day for us, as you said it was our second investor day in our 23 or so years as a public company…”