Wednesday's Headlines: Goldman Sachs' Overseas Growth Fuels Hiring

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Goldman Sachs grew by 1,300 employees in the third quarter due to hiring in asset management in Asia and London.[NYT]

Jefferies' hiring spree continues where it left off in 2009, with the bank adding scores of bankers in Europe and areas such as the gaming sector. [Financial News]

Signing bonuses for Wall Street brokers is on the rise, but so are the number of strings attached to them. [WSJ]

Deutsche Bank's takeover of Deutsche Postbank could trigger the loss of up to 10,000 positions across both firms. [FT]

Bank of America hired several bankers from rivals Royal Bank of Scotland and Citigroup to support its European banking business. [Ecommerce Journal]