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The Next Era of Factor Investing
by / on 15/05/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

The Next Era of Factor Investing

For decades, investors have used certain stock attributes known as “factors” — such as size, value or momentum — to predict investment returns over long periods. Today, factor-based investing is getting a boost from big data and technology. Nicholas Chan, of the Quantitative Investment Strategies team in Goldman Sachs Asset Management, explains the evolution of factor-based investing. Nicholas, can you explain factor-based […]

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Love is in the air for investment bankers and private equity firms
by / on 22/03/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

Love is in the air for investment bankers and private equity firms

Six months into your new investment banking analyst position and the glamour is starting to fade away. The long hours are starting to take their toll and that small voice in your head starts whispering, “Am I getting paid enough for this?” At first you scoff and think of your starting salary range. But that little voice keeps repeating, “Maybe […]

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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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Why investment bankers cry in the work washrooms
by / on 01/12/2017 at 14:00 / in The Review

Why investment bankers cry in the work washrooms

Bankers love to cry. Go check out the men’s room stalls and you’ll see what I mean. They’re in there. I’m not one to talk. I’ve cried too. What brings this on? I’ve worked in banking 18 years. Here’s when I’ve seen grown men break down into tears. Got fired Lets start with the obvious ones. This is has got […]

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