Ken Griffin goes to Washington — Meet ARK Invest's Cathie Wood — Most powerful people at Goldman Sachs

Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I’m Dan DeFrancesco, and here’s what’s on the agenda today:

  • Inside the world of Cathie Wood, the founder of ARK Invest who has amassed legions of superfans.
  • Take a look inside Goldman Sachs’ power structure with our exclusive org chart.
  • Citadel’s Ken Griffin and Melvin Capital’s Gabe Plotkin are set to get grilled by Congress. Here’s what to expect. 

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Junior banker describes “weird satisfaction” of long days at home (eFinancialCareers)

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