Are women too lazy to succeed in investment banks?

Are women too lazy to succeed in investment banks?

Are women too lazy to succeed in an investment bank? Or, specifically, are women too lazy to make it to the top of Goldman Sachs? This was the…

How to survive the coming cataclysm for traders in investment banks

How to survive the coming cataclysm for traders in investment banks

Fixed income traders at UBS have suffered already. So have equities traders at RBS and equities traders at Unicredit. Unfortunately, there is more suffering to come. Analysts at…

Why it matters that one of Goldman’s new partners is said to have paid £500k to attract his wife

Why it matters that one of Goldman’s new partners is said to have paid £500k to attract his wife

Goldman's new partner list is out. You can see it, as it appeared on the alumni homepage, here. As we noted yesterday, the list includes the highest percentage of…

Bad news for any ex-UBS bankers still hoping to be summoned back to work

Bad news for any ex-UBS bankers still hoping to be summoned back to work

UBS’s FICC bankers have had a confusing few weeks. One moment they were happily employed - the next they were barred from getting into the office. Thereafter, they…

Women Litter Goldman’s List of New Partners

Women Litter Goldman’s List of New Partners

Goldman Sachs’ new partner class may be small, only around two-thirds the size of its 2010 group, but it features the highest percentage of women in recent memory.…

Compensation survey: global pay for hedge fund investment professionals

Compensation survey: global pay for hedge fund investment professionals

Hedge funds remain more willing than most types of financial services organisations to pay large bonuses to top performing staff, but compensation has remained relatively flat for the…

Lloyd Blankfein has spoken these reassuring and worrying words about the future for jobs in investment banks

Lloyd Blankfein has spoken these reassuring and worrying words about the future for jobs in investment banks

Goldman Sachs' chairman and CEO made a presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking Conference yesterday. You can see this presentation in its entirety here.  Blankfein reiterated…

Unlike Rubin, Treasury’s Geithner May Not Land on Wall Street

Unlike Rubin, Treasury’s Geithner May Not Land on Wall Street

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, expected to resign from his post following President Obama’s January inauguration, will have plenty of offers to join the private sector after becoming a…

A Lack of Conviction Isn’t a Good Trait for Investment Bankers

A Lack of Conviction Isn’t a Good Trait for Investment Bankers

Omar Mehanna is HSBC's Head of Investment Banking for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). He moved to the Middle East five years ago when he took…

Ernst & Young is actually hiring 20,000 people in EMEIA in 2013

Ernst & Young is actually hiring 20,000 people in EMEIA in 2013

Tens of thousands of financial services jobs are going in London according to the CEBR. UBS alone is cutting several thousand people, Standard Bank is cutting a few…

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