GUEST COMMENT: A CFA charter may not get you a job, but that is no reason not to achieve one

GUEST COMMENT: A CFA charter may not get you a job, but that is no reason not to achieve one

The CFA charter is a great career enhancer in the right industries and when utilized to it's full potential. Although it is challenging to attain, if you are…

Top shareholders are saying Bob has to go. But where would that leave Barclays (Capital) and everyone who works there?

Top shareholders are saying Bob has to go. But where would that leave Barclays (Capital) and everyone who works there?

When Bob Diamond joined Barclays Capital from Credit Suisse First Boston in 1996, it was still a mere zygote compared to the fully fledged investment bank it's evolved…

A Q&A with the man who knows about the coming regulatory changes in Europe, and says traders won’t know what’s hit them

A Q&A with the man who knows about the coming regulatory changes in Europe, and says traders won’t know what’s hit them

We spoke to Bob Fuller, director of Fixnetix, CEO of Exchange Axis and former CEO of equiduct and head of IT at Dresdner Kleinwort. As a specialist in…

Another indication that investment bankers are being spared from job cuts in the Nordic region

Another indication that investment bankers are being spared from job cuts in the Nordic region

Investment bankers and traded are generally not an appreciated commodity in most countries currently – most firms have cut jobs and rumours of further redundancies are emerging on…

A financial services firm is hiring 1,000 people. Why you may wish to send in your CV, or not

A financial services firm is hiring 1,000 people. Why you may wish to send in your CV, or not

In these times of job drought, the news that somewhere wants to hire 1,000 people should be sufficient to drown out some concerns about the financial services labour…

Proof that if you are part of the Goldman Sachs diaspora, your Goldman connections will prove positive for your future employability

Proof that if you are part of the Goldman Sachs diaspora, your Goldman connections will prove positive for your future employability

Bank of America has hired a new head of corporate and investment banking in Europe. He is Diego De Giorgi, from Goldman Sachs in America. This appears to be…

Credit Suisse IS making a lot of investment banking redundancies. Here’s who appears most deserving of the knife

Credit Suisse IS making a lot of investment banking redundancies. Here’s who appears most deserving of the knife

What began as a rumour in CityAm has become fully-fledged fact: Credit Suisse will be eviscerating a high proportion of its London investment banking business in July. Reuters…

11 things you need to know from SocGen’s new report into the future of the European investment banking industry

11 things you need to know from SocGen’s new report into the future of the European investment banking industry

Dirk Hoffman Becking, formerly of Bernstein Research, has resurfaced at SocGen where he is global head of bank research. In his new role, Dirk and his new colleague Sébastien…

Guidance on how to avoid working in the killing zone of the investment banking industry

Guidance on how to avoid working in the killing zone of the investment banking industry

It seems more redundancies are coming. They've been flagged for a while. As Financial News points out today, it's not so much that these are challenging times, it's…

Based upon Moody’s update: a list of the most/least desirable banks to work for in derivatives trading

Based upon Moody’s update: a list of the most/least desirable banks to work for in derivatives trading

Yes, Moody’s has downgraded banks.  Yes, some banks are now solidly Baa rated and may fall further. Yes, we have been here before – back in the 1980s,…

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