Goldman Sachs, the biggest investment bank in the U.S., is widely expected to report remarkably strong second-quarter earnings. Normally that would be good news, but analysts wonder how the public might respond, with the news coming in the depths of a recession and on the heels of a credit-market meltdown. "They are between a rock and a hard place," said Walter Todd, a portfolio manager with Greenwood Capital Associates. "How well do they really want to do?"

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