Five new hedge funds and private equity firms that may hire you

Five new hedge funds and private equity firms that may hire you

In the search for new job opportunities it pays to keep an eye on the new companies being launched by former senior investment bankers, traders and hedge fund…

Morning Coffee: BAML hiring juniors in record numbers. Sexiest banker in world displays torso for charity

Morning Coffee: BAML hiring juniors in record numbers. Sexiest banker in world displays torso for charity

There is more good news for anyone looking for a junior job in an investment bank. And male bankers have been exposing their torsos for charity.

Ideal backgrounds for breaking into Wall Street with no relevant experience

Ideal backgrounds for breaking into Wall Street with no relevant experience

While it's not easy, there are methods of breaking into Wall Street with little or no relevant experience. Here are some tips for getting through the door.

Bank of America falters yet still paces JPMorgan in key sectors

Bank of America falters yet still paces JPMorgan in key sectors

While Bank of America reported a first quarter loss, many of the bank’s underlying numbers looked good, at least when compared to the competition

RBS’s $11m ‘golden hello’ sales super-star Polverino launches own hedge fund

RBS’s $11m ‘golden hello’ sales super-star Polverino launches own hedge fund

Antonio Polverino, the big-name banker who allegedly received a £7m ($11m) guaranteed bonus for joining Royal Bank of Scotland shortly after it had been bailed out by the…

Forget passion, those with a plan and system succeed in banking

Forget passion, those with a plan and system succeed in banking

A career coach and ex-broker explains why systems-based career planning works well in banking and why being passionate about banking does not.

Brokers who fail exam more likely to face disciplinary action

Brokers who fail exam more likely to face disciplinary action

The more times brokers fail the test, the higher number of disciplinary actions they will see – such as criminal charges and firings,

Eight key takeaways from Credit Suisse’s surprise Q1 results

Eight key takeaways from Credit Suisse’s surprise Q1 results

Banks’ quarterly reports appear now to be an ad hoc thing. Credit Suisse was scheduled to release its Q1 results in early May, but here they are before…

13 of the highest paying financial technology jobs globally

13 of the highest paying financial technology jobs globally

Despite a tendency towards offshoring and nearshoring ‘commodised’ IT functions, investment banks still have one thing going for them when it comes to employing technologists – they pay…

Morning Coffee: Tough new rules on hedge fund pay, MBAs’ fast-track to the private equity executive suite

Morning Coffee: Tough new rules on hedge fund pay, MBAs’ fast-track to the private equity executive suite

In what has been deemed ‘Super Tuesday’ for banking regulation, when a series of new EU rules aimed at fixing the European banking system were unveiled, a new…

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