Algo developers now accountable if their trading strategies go awry

Algo developers now accountable if their trading strategies go awry

Algo traders now need to pass a Finra exam to be compliant. These means they have to take responsibility for their strategies – personally. 

The new exam you’ll soon need to take to sell securities on Wall Street

The new exam you’ll soon need to take to sell securities on Wall Street

A new exam – Finra's SIE  – can open the door to people looking to demonstrate their interest in the securities business to potential employers.

Nine reasons you can’t get a job on Wall Street

Nine reasons you can’t get a job on Wall Street

Are you trying to get a job on Wall Street? In the current cost-cutting climate, especially among large investment banks, it's a frustrating experience.

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. 

Julia programming language: this is the new skill hedge funds are asking for

Julia programming language: this is the new skill hedge funds are asking for

The Julia programming language should be on your radar to expand your job options as electronic trading takes over & the industry becomes more tech-centric.

6 top asset management executives who got an MBA but skipped the CFA

6 top asset management executives who got an MBA but skipped the CFA

Looking at the heaviest hitters in the industry, here are top asset management executives who decided to get an MBA but not the CFA.

Do you really need a CFA to work in asset management?

Do you really need a CFA to work in asset management?

Getting through the CFA is no mean feat, but do you really need it to become a portfolio manager in asset management? 

How to learn the R programming language to secure this hot finance job

How to learn the R programming language to secure this hot finance job

High-frequency/low-latency trading shops and other financial firms use the R programming language and need people who can develop analytical programs. 

Seven tips for acing the Series 7 and other financial exams

Seven tips for acing the Series 7 and other financial exams

The Series 7 exam is integral for any person wishing to sell securities products to investors in the United States. Here's how to make it through.

Do you really need an MBA to make it in private equity?

Do you really need an MBA to make it in private equity?

The short answer: It's pretty important to get your M.B.A. in order to have a successful career in private equity in North America.

The jobs you’ll most likely get with CFA qualifications. And the companies you’ll most likely work for

The jobs you’ll most likely get with CFA qualifications. And the companies you’ll most likely work for

You've got a CFA qualification, but which bank is most likely to hire you? And into which business area?

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