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4/13/15: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) will release Q1 earnings Thursday morning. The investment bank is expected to post EPS of $4.20, up from $4.02 YOY. Foreign exchange is expected to have an outsized impact on GS’s Q1 results. Foreign exchange makes up about 9% of the overall revenue in fixed-income, currencies, and commodities (FICC) at Goldman. Foreign exchange is also expected to have boosted related business, including interest rate trading. Debt in Switzerland, Denmark, Spain, and Germany has turned negative, making U.S. bonds highly appealing. Goldman goosed its quarterly dividend a nickel per share in March to $0.65. At $196.65, shares are up 1.41% year to date.