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Goldman Sachs has created an elite tech team to tackle AI, big projects
by / on 16/11/2017 at 23:13 / in The Review

Goldman Sachs has created an elite tech team to tackle AI, big projects

Technology is central to Goldman Sachs’ business, particularly now that former chief information officer Marty Chavez has moved across to the CFO job, and it’s just created a crack-team to work on big strategic projects that will stretch across the organisation. The newly-created research and development team, headed by Neema Raphael, who joined Goldman Sachs as an analyst in 2003 and was promoted to MD […]

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Brexit : les traders des banques américaines ne sont pas les seuls susceptibles de quitter Londres pour Paris
by / on 16/11/2017 at 12:00 / in Économie

Brexit : les traders des banques américaines ne sont pas les seuls susceptibles de quitter Londres pour Paris

Bank of America, Citiroup, JPMorgan Chase et maintenant Goldman Sachs : les grandes banques américaines vont-elles faire de Paris leur principal hub de trading dans l’Union européenne ? Toujours est-il qu’entre les annonces officielles (ou officieuses) d’achats de licence bancaire, d’acquisitions d’espaces de bureaux et de transferts de desks de trading, la capitale française semble être de nouveau dans la partie […]

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Bank of America and Goldman Sachs are now chasing the same bankers
by / on 15/11/2017 at 11:45 / in The Review

Bank of America and Goldman Sachs are now chasing the same bankers

If you live in the UK, you may be familiar with the phrase, “a local shop for local people,” from the surreal BBC comedy series, The League of Gentleman. If you live in the U.S., you may want to familiarize themselves with the phrase (if not the program): it’s the latest big idea, applied in an investment banking context. Following […]

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The toughest place to be a hot young thing in finance. Marty Chavez tackles banker bashing
by / on 15/11/2017 at 00:30 / in The Review

The toughest place to be a hot young thing in finance. Marty Chavez tackles banker bashing

Every year, Forbes produces its 30 under 30 list for the financial sector, and has high-achieving, competitive 20-somethings across Wall Street and the City grinding their teeth with envy. 2015 was the year fintech broke, so the 2016 ranking was dominated by people who had unleashed a hot new start-up backed by hundreds of millions in venture capital backing. There’s […]

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The 10 most impressive new managing directors at Goldman Sachs
by / on 14/11/2017 at 19:00 / in The Review

The 10 most impressive new managing directors at Goldman Sachs

Last week. Goldman Sachs promoted its largest ever number of managing directors: 509 people were elevated to the level below partner. All of them are special, but some – by virtue of the speed of their promotion and the business areas they work in – seem a little more special than others. We’ve suggested 10 of the most interesting and impressive […]

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Jack Ma-backed Hong Kong fintech firm has hired a new brokerage head from Goldman Sachs
by / on 07/11/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

Jack Ma-backed Hong Kong fintech firm has hired a new brokerage head from Goldman Sachs

Yunfeng Financial Group, the Hong Kong financial technology firm backed by Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma, has hired a senior Goldman Sachs technologist as its head of brokerage. Yali Zhu has joined Yunfeng at managing director level, according to her online profile. She had been at Goldman for 12 years and was latterly an executive director and strategist for its Asia […]

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Ex-Goldman Sachs trading head: salespeople are still stuffed
by / on 06/11/2017 at 00:30 / in The Review

Ex-Goldman Sachs trading head: salespeople are still stuffed

Are charismatic salespeople really immune to the algorithmic apocalypse? While some people claim the endurance of individuals with strong client relationships at banks in the future, one ex-very senior trader at Goldman Sachs with a ringside seat on the machine learning “revolution” begs to differ. He suggests salespeople are stuffed, irrespective of clients’ partiality to them. David Ha spent eight years […]

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Goldman loses key technologist to Bank of America Merrill Lynch
by / on 02/11/2017 at 20:30 / in The Review

Goldman loses key technologist to Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Goldman Sachs is undergoing a retail banking revolution, so much so that CEO Lloyd Blankfein is getting in touch with consumer banking customers personally. Like any retail bank, technology is key to Goldman’s success in this area, but the bank has just lost the man in charge of tech for its U.S. retail bank. Howard Sloan, a managing director and […]

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Goldman banker’s great debt to a woman he met in the gym. New most desirable job in the world
by / on 31/10/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

Goldman banker’s great debt to a woman he met in the gym. New most desirable job in the world

Harvey Schwartz is a rich man. As COO of Goldman Sachs, his base salary alone is $1.85m. Had he been a personal trainer, he would have earned a lot less. The median personal trainer salary in New Jersey is $45k and the life of a personal trainer has been compared to a kind of modern-day serfdom.  This matters, because Schwartz nearly […]

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Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan or Morgan Stanley – which has the best internship?
by / on 24/10/2017 at 20:15 / in The Review

Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan or Morgan Stanley – which has the best internship?

By and large, if you want to work for a large investment bank, you must complete a summer internship first. Now is the time to be polishing up an application in time for the 2018 intake. As well as knowing what to include when you apply, it’s also worth understanding which firm is likely to provide the best experience. We’ve […]

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