Post Tagged with: "Wall Street"

Where the worst Wall Street bonuses will be this year
by / on 10/01/2018 at 23:40 / in The Review

Where the worst Wall Street bonuses will be this year

While most banks haven’t yet announced their 2017 bonus payouts or fourth-quarter results, those announcements are coming soon to Wall Street. Some bankers are looking forward to cashing what they assume will be a hefty check, while others are filled with trepidation, interpreting the tea leaves to mean that they are in for a major disappointment. Based on what we […]

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You’re in the wrong Wall Street job. Here’s what to do about it
by / on 09/01/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

You’re in the wrong Wall Street job. Here’s what to do about it

If you’re miserable in your current job, don’t assume you’re stuck. The robots may be coming for you, or your business area may be in structural decline, but there is hope – follow these steps to land a better Wall Street job. 1. Get a feel for the market You shouldn’t blindly quit your job if there are no opportunities […]

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What to say to relatives who inform you banking is immoral at family gatherings
by / on 24/12/2017 at 17:00 / in The Review

What to say to relatives who inform you banking is immoral at family gatherings

Beyond the bubble of Wall Street and the City of London, the banking industry still does not have the best of reputations. Christmas – when extended families assemble for food and alcohol – is an occasion when banking’s not so good reputation can be pressed upon its practitioners by the likes of emboldened, inebriated, relatives. Take the experience of Goldman Sachs […]

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The three best jobs on Wall Street in 2018
by / on 20/12/2017 at 18:00 / in The Review

The three best jobs on Wall Street in 2018

While no one can predict the future, it’s still possible to examine banks’ activities and performance and read the tea leaves to figure out which roles are likely to be best at Wall Street banks in 2018. Our verdict is as follows. If you could work in any role on Wall Street next year, you should choose one of the […]

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How to get a job on Wall Street when your family is poor
by / on 29/11/2017 at 15:00 / in The Review

How to get a job on Wall Street when your family is poor

It’s hard enough to break into Wall Street when you have all the right connections, and an elite education. Imagine trying to become an investment banker when you’re from the wrong side of the tracks. Banking has always been an elitist industry that favors more well-heeled candidates, even if there’s the odd exception. Case in point is Goldman Sachs chairman […]

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How Silicon Valley geeks get Wall Street wives. The overlooked investment bank with big growth plans
by / on 22/11/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

How Silicon Valley geeks get Wall Street wives. The overlooked investment bank with big growth plans

Technologists should embrace their geekiness when trying to woo Wall Street women. After graduating with a biology degree from Yale, Anne Wojcicki worked as a Wall Street biotech analyst for a decade, including stints at Investor AB, Ardsley Partners, Andor Capital Management and Passport Capital. She saw so much “Wolf of Wall Street” behavior and had so many “We’ll talk […]

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Des “animaux” puérils, offensants et dégradants sur le trading floor ?
by / on 20/11/2017 at 23:48 / in Management

Des “animaux” puérils, offensants et dégradants sur le trading floor ?

Les histoires sur des traders vulgaires, immatures et lubriques ont toujours été légion, mais c’était il y a longtemps, avant que les principaux concernés ne se rachètent une conduite, n’est-ce pas ? En fait, certains d’entre eux pourraient encore avoir du pain sur la planche… Une analyste bancaire employée chez Crédit Agricole à Londres entre 2014 et 2016 affirme avoir […]

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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 big problem with DIY quants
by / on 10/11/2017 at 11:15 / in The Review

The big problem with DIY quants

This year, quants are the new rock stars of finance. Hedge funds, asset managers and investment banks are all rolling out the red carpet for those who can write algorithms that will ensure they get ahead of the competition as Wall Street restructures itself around a brave new world of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and huge reams of structured third-party […]

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Forget the trading slump, Wall Street bonuses are set to rise this year
by / on 30/10/2017 at 18:00 / in The Review

Forget the trading slump, Wall Street bonuses are set to rise this year

While most large investment banks are battling weaker fixed income revenues and continued pressure to cut costs, Wall Street as a whole has something to celebrate – barring any sudden downturn in the final quarter, there will be more jobs in securities industry in New York than at any point since before the financial crisis, and bonuses are on the […]

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