Gary Cohn’s move from Goldman to Trump is a trading decision

Gary Cohn’s move from Goldman to Trump is a trading decision

If Cohn joins Trump it may not be out of a sense of public service. 

When hedge funds should hire humans. When they shouldn’t

When hedge funds should hire humans. When they shouldn’t

Human beings are only better than algorithms at making investment decisions in some situations, and their advantage is tiny. 

Morning Coffee: New York to pay BlackRock $25m to create 700 jobs. Bankers rush to join this 29-year-old

Morning Coffee: New York to pay BlackRock $25m to create 700 jobs. Bankers rush to join this 29-year-old

BlackRock is moving its NYC HQ and will get millions in special tax credits as an incentive to hire. Plus: A youngster hired five top real estate bankers.

Why Susquehanna in Sydney feels more like a tech company than a finance firm

Why Susquehanna in Sydney feels more like a tech company than a finance firm

Susquehanna is set to ramp up its technology headcount and wants to hear from candidates in London and other overseas markets

Two charts summing up Credit Suisse’s problem in Asia

Two charts summing up Credit Suisse’s problem in Asia

Why has Credit Suisse curtailed its aspirations in Asia? One banking analyst says the reason is simple. 

When you’re dependent on bankers from the same fancy prep school

When you’re dependent on bankers from the same fancy prep school

There are elites, and there are elites. In Europe. it's taken to a whole new level.

Future-proof your finance career, by McKinsey & Co and Morgan Stanley

Future-proof your finance career, by McKinsey & Co and Morgan Stanley

Whatever happens in 2017, one thing's certain: cost cutting in banks isn't over. Position yourself to avoid the coming cull. 

Hiring freeze, what hiring freeze? How to get into a bank through the back door

Hiring freeze, what hiring freeze? How to get into a bank through the back door

If a bank says publicly that it’s not hiring, here are some things to keep in mind and some tips for how to break in and get an offer.

Credit Suisse’s giant internal hedge fund – and other facts from the bank’s investor day

Credit Suisse’s giant internal hedge fund – and other facts from the bank’s investor day

Credit Suisse has been harbouring a large systematic hedge fund. It's also been going against the grain of juniorization. 

A Goldman Sachs MD quit for a 12 month residency at Google Brain

A Goldman Sachs MD quit for a 12 month residency at Google Brain

A Goldman Sachs MD quit for the industry of the future. 

These students have already accepted offers to join private equity firms next year

These students have already accepted offers to join private equity firms next year

Incoming private equity analysts and associates are ahead of the game, with job offers already lined up for next year when they graduate.

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