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Do you suffer from ‘buy-side personality disorder’?
by / on 04/12/2018 at 20:00 / in The Review

Do you suffer from ‘buy-side personality disorder’?

There is never a nice time to talk about nasty things. But there is a phenomenon in our industry which many people suffer from – it’s an occupational hazard and it needs to be brought out into the open. At this time of year, when people in finance are often forced into close social proximity by the party season, it’s […]

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Talks at GS: Joanna Coles and Storytelling in the 21st Century
by / on 04/12/2018 at 19:00 / in The Review

Talks at GS: Joanna Coles and Storytelling in the 21st Century

  When Joanna Coles became editor-in-chief of women’s magazine Marie Claire, she aimed to transform the pages for a new generation of readers. “I thought, well, women are interested in mascara and the Middle East, why can’t we have both in one place?” Coles said last week during an episode of Talks at GS moderated by Goldman Sachs CEO David […]

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The people you need to know on Bank of America’s MD list
by / on 03/12/2018 at 15:45 / in The Review

The people you need to know on Bank of America’s MD list

Bank of America gave an early holiday present to nearly 140 employees this week when it announced its latest class of managing directors. Unlike some rivals like Goldman Sachs, Bank of America doesn’t publicize the names, but Business Insider was able to get its hands on the list. Here are the highlights. Rewarding loyalty The powers that be at Bank […]

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Seriously, You Don’t Have to Attend Every Work Social Event Your Company Hosts
by / on 03/12/2018 at 13:00 / in The Review

Seriously, You Don’t Have to Attend Every Work Social Event Your Company Hosts

The first year or so I worked at The Muse, I came to the office, sat at my desk, and went home—save for the occasional coffee date and mandatory team get-togethers. It wasn’t that I didn’t like the people I worked with. In fact, they’re the reason I took this job! I just had a lot of other stuff outside […]

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Intelligent mining By Deloitte
by / on 30/11/2018 at 16:00 / in The Review

Intelligent mining By Deloitte

To capitalize on the digital revolution, mining companies need to drive radical change. Many still focus on point solutions and underestimate internal organizational barriers and bureaucracy that can hinder their ability to disrupt and prosper. Digital technology providers often take a siloed or “technology first” approach, which can lead to confusion and disconnected initiatives that do not realize full potential. […]

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Salaries and bonuses for top performers at Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup, BAML and Morgan Stanley in London
by / on 29/11/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

Salaries and bonuses for top performers at Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup, BAML and Morgan Stanley in London

Once, it was a mystery how much banks paid their top performers. – Headhunters had information as did pay benchmarking firms, but the data was always parsed through third parties. Nowadays, we know exactly how much banks pay their most valued staff in London by virtue of the British BIPRU rules on remuneration disclosure. The BIPRU rules state that all banks […]

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Visionary Strategy By BCG Henderson Institute
by / on 28/11/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

Visionary Strategy By BCG Henderson Institute

WHAT Rare but incredibly effective, a visionary approach empowers a firm to create or recreate an industry with some degree of predictability by seeing an opportunity and pursuing it single-mindedly. Being first confers the advantage of superior size that comes with being ahead of rivals and allows a firm to set industry standards, influence customer preferences, develop a superior cost […]

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Every single question you’re likely to be asked at a J.P. Morgan interview
by / on 27/11/2018 at 12:30 / in The Review

Every single question you’re likely to be asked at a J.P. Morgan interview

You have a job interview with J.P. Morgan. Congratulations. Now it’s time to get to work.  Before you venture into an interview with the bank you need to familiarize yourself with what you might be asked. To facilitate this, we have listed every single publicly recorded J.P. Morgan interview question from recent history below. If you don’t know exactly why […]

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The Evolution in the US Muni Bond Market By Goldman Sachs
by / on 27/11/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

The Evolution in the US Muni Bond Market By Goldman Sachs

Last year’s US tax law altered the supply-and-demand dynamics of the muni bond market, creating potential opportunities for investors. We sat down with Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Municipal Bond Portfolio Managers Ben Barber, Scott Diamond and David Alter who explained the near- and long-term trends that are shaping one of the oldest and largest fixed income markets in the world. Muni bonds, municipal […]

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How to talk about money when you work in finance
by / on 26/11/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

How to talk about money when you work in finance

When you work in finance, you are steeped in money. You almost certainly earn more money than the average person (unless maybe they work in the Swiss pharmaceutical sector) and you likely think of transactions denominated in fiat currencies throughout your day. In the same way that Eskimos have many words for snow, finance professionals therefore have many words for money […]

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