Articles by: Lucas
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The Art of Battling Telecom Goliaths By Bain & Company
by / on 12/11/2018 at 15:00 / in The Review

The Art of Battling Telecom Goliaths By Bain & Company

A handful of challengers are writing a new playbook for growing market share and disrupting incumbents. At a Glance – In recent years, few challengers have successfully taken on telecom incumbents. Only one-fifth of challengers have increased both revenue and free cash flow since 2010. – Winners make clear choices on where to compete. They deliver value in customer episodes, […]

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Managing Bear Market Risk by Goldman Sachs
by / on 25/10/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

Managing Bear Market Risk by Goldman Sachs

The recent pick-up in market volatility has rattled investors enjoying the longest bull market on record for balanced portfolios consisting of 60% equities and 40% bonds. How can investors guard against the risk of a ‘Balanced Bear’ — a drawdown where both asset classes might experience meaningful declines at the same time? We caught up with Goldman Sachs Research’s Christian Mueller-Glissmann on […]

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Un ex-banquier de Goldman Sachs prévient : « Ne quittez PAS la finance, c’est une énorme erreur ! »
by / on 06/10/2018 at 21:30 / in Entreprise

Un ex-banquier de Goldman Sachs prévient : « Ne quittez PAS la finance, c’est une énorme erreur ! »

Votre foulée est-elle assez longue ? Vos jambes sont-elles assez robustes ? Alors que cela fait trois ans que j’ai créé ma startup, j’ai commencé à remettre en question la décision que j’ai prise. Pourquoi ai-je quitté un emploi très confortable dans une banque d’investissement pour monter une entreprise ? À l’époque, cela semblait passionnant. Le risque, l’appât du gain, […]

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Le métier de trader matières premières vu par… un stagiaire à Genève
by / on 02/07/2018 at 09:00 / in Management

Le métier de trader matières premières vu par… un stagiaire à Genève

Le trading graduate programme s’articule autour d’une combinaison de rotations entre différentes positions qui permettent de découvrir la totalité de la chaîne de valeur et de développer les compétences nécessaires pour devenir un trader de matières premières. Chacun des graduates (« trainees ») intégrant le programme de LDC se voit assigner à une plateforme de trading pour une durée de 9 mois […]

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Témoignage : « Mon job lucratif de banquier junior était trop beau pour être vrai… »
by / on 15/06/2018 at 12:00 / in Management

Témoignage : « Mon job lucratif de banquier junior était trop beau pour être vrai… »

Lorsque j’ai accepté l’offre de rejoindre la division banque d’investissement de Stanford Group Companies, j’ai été ravi d’avoir décroché un poste avec un salaire à six chiffres en tant qu’analyst de première année et d’aller vivre à South Beach à Miami plutôt qu’à Manhattan. Alors que je commençais à parler de ma nouvelle affectation avec ma famille et mes amis, […]

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Lessons From the Maker Movement
by / on 08/05/2018 at 20:00 / in MIT Sloan Management Review

Lessons From the Maker Movement

Businesses can innovate and thrive by nurturing a “creator” mindset. We make heroes of entrepreneurial innovators. According to a recent YouGov survey, Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the most admired man on the planet; Alibaba founder Jack Ma placed 10th. A 2016 Wired profile credited augmented-reality pioneer and Magic Leap founder Rony Abovitz with nothing less than “invent[ing] a superpower.” Indeed, the cultural narrative […]

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How to succeed early on in your new role
by / on 02/05/2018 at 14:00 / in The Review

How to succeed early on in your new role

When you start a new role it feels like all eyes are on you. It can be quite intimidating because you feel like you need to prove yourself quickly, hit the ground running, and convince your manager that he or she made the right decision by hiring you. Early impressions of your attitude, drive, and performance can often play a […]

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Shareholder Activism: Why Should Investors Care ?
by / on 19/03/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

Shareholder Activism: Why Should Investors Care ?

ABSTRACT Institutional investors have large and diversified portfolios with substantial company ownership and strong incentives to monitor and influence the firm’s business. Active ownership is becoming a key component of their investment process. We describe the various channels though which shareholders can challenge corporate decision making, including the ones most favored by institutional investors: voting at general meetings and behind […]

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Data Scientist – is this the career for you?
by / on 15/03/2018 at 20:00 / in The Review

Data Scientist – is this the career for you?

Data Scientist is the hottest new technology job, and Wall Street has taken notice. As finance firms adapt technology-based solutions, more and more investment decisions are driven by data. So what is this data, and how are firms finding it? Enter the Data Scientist. Data scientists are more than just analysts. They clean and organize big data, then analyze it to discover patterns […]

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Infrastructure Investment Opportunities in the New Energy Era
by / on 08/03/2018 at 14:00 / in The Review

Infrastructure Investment Opportunities in the New Energy Era

Today’s global energy system (which spans a broad range of sectors including electricity, transportation and heating) is aging and is in need of refurbishment. Nearly 80% of the world’s energy still comes from burning fossil fuels (primarily oil, coal and natural gas). These fuels have built our civilisation, created wealth and enriched the lives of millions. But they also have […]

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