Morning Coffee: The best of times, the worst of times in banking. A hedge fund billionaire fires back

Morning Coffee: The best of times, the worst of times in banking. A hedge fund billionaire fires back

Some banks are celebrating their Q2 earnings, while others are sulking. Plus: You don't want to cross Ray Dalio, the 60th richest person in the world.

Deutsche Bank’s excuses for its massive decline in profits

Deutsche Bank’s excuses for its massive decline in profits

It was a dreadful second quarter for Deutsche Bank. John Cryan and Marcus Schenck said there were mitigating factors. But were there really? 

Actually, American bankers are still keen to move to Europe

Actually, American bankers are still keen to move to Europe

When we asked Americans whether they would move to continental Europe if finance jobs moved out of London, almost half of respondents said yes.

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is expanding in this UK financial centre

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is expanding in this UK financial centre

Royal Bank of Scotland has some big plans to expand its office in Birmingham. 

The 6 top mainland European universities for finance jobs

The 6 top mainland European universities for finance jobs

If you're looking for a banking job in Europe now, there are two very good reasons why you might want to eschew the UK's top educational establishments. 

European investment banks have got cost issues: some charts

European investment banks have got cost issues: some charts

U.S. banks' first half results suggest Europeans have a problem. on their hands 

Investment banker fashion fails in the extreme heat

Investment banker fashion fails in the extreme heat

You will know that the investment banking summer dress code forbids sandals. Fewer are familiar with these more common failings of sartorial etiquette. 

Europe is just a backwater for investment banks: a chart

Europe is just a backwater for investment banks: a chart

Where in the world do leading investment banks earn their money in IBD (M&A, equity capital markets and debt capital markets)?

“Don’t tell me you’re being discriminated against by Goldman Sachs”

“Don’t tell me you’re being discriminated against by Goldman Sachs”

"I'm a woman at Goldman Sachs. You have this place all wrong."

Is UBS quietly letting go of people in M&A?

Is UBS quietly letting go of people in M&A?

In theory, UBS has finished making redundancies. In reality, recruiters in London say UBS is quietly letting people go from its M&A business.

Where not to work in wealth management, a chart

Where not to work in wealth management, a chart

It's not just investment banks that are using automation to cut costs. Wealth management firms are at it too.

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