Can Goldman Sachs salvage its reputation with philanthropy?

Cha-ching! Goldman Sachs posted a $3.2 billion profit for the third quarter. With such impressive gains, Goldman has been able to set aside $16 billion for bonuses. That’s a big PR problem. So how is it addressing that problem? By (maybe) making a $1 billion donation to a charity. Goldman will announce whether it will make this donation — and to whom — by year’s end. But will it matter to so-called Main Street? Related Gawker Goldman has called for greater transparency. To facili…

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