What do analysts, associates, VPs, and MDs actually do in investment banks?

What do analysts, associates, VPs, and MDs actually do in investment banks?

Do analysts really analyze? Do MDs really manage and direct? Hmm. 

How to write a successful trading algorithm

How to write a successful trading algorithm

The bluffer's guide to algorithmic trading. 

Horror as hot millennial investment bankers quit for regular jobs elsewhere

Horror as hot millennial investment bankers quit for regular jobs elsewhere

Investment banks are used to losing their juniors to private equity after a few months, they expect them to eventually embrace their inner entrepreneur, but what if they…

How Macquarie enables its employees to manage life’s challenges

How Macquarie enables its employees to manage life’s challenges

Most financial services firms are not known for offering flexible work arrangements, but Macquarie Group is, helping employees achieve work-life balance and spend more time with what’s important…

12 tips for passing the CFA exams from the man who writes the questions

12 tips for passing the CFA exams from the man who writes the questions

Here is advice from the CFA Institute's head of examination development for passing the CFA exams.

Morgan Stanley’s head of credit trading has just got a major new job at small Japanese bank

Morgan Stanley’s head of credit trading has just got a major new job at small Japanese bank

Isabel Mahony, the former head of IG trading at Morgan Stanley, has returned to finance after 18 months out. 

The new top boutique for (French) M&A bankers in London

The new top boutique for (French) M&A bankers in London

One of Europe's top M&A bankers (who also happens to be French), has just opened a new boutique in London.

Morning Coffee: How to earn £500k at a hedge fund without finance experience. Paris for traders

Morning Coffee: How to earn £500k at a hedge fund without finance experience. Paris for traders

The new route to the top in finance is not the same as the old. 

Barclays has just made another senior investment banker hire in the U.S.

Barclays has just made another senior investment banker hire in the U.S.

Barclays’ latest significant investment banking hire in the U.S. is an MD who joined its Chicago office after working at Merrill Lynch for 15 years.

“My boss flew in from NY to visit me in intensive care”

“My boss flew in from NY to visit me in intensive care”

There are worst things that losing your job in banking.

When you leave Goldman’s rates desk to work for a clothes shop

When you leave Goldman’s rates desk to work for a clothes shop

What if you don't want to join a hedge fund or work in fintech?

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