Big name on money management poaching run

Big name on money management poaching run

Like big banks, life insurers are allocating greater resources to their wealth management units. Prudential appears particularly aggressive.

Globally, these are the niches where front office finance hiring is happening now

Globally, these are the niches where front office finance hiring is happening now

So you want a front office finance job in 2014? These are the global hiring hot spots. But be warned - firms are extremely fussy when it comes to filling them.

Senior Barclays repo trader signs up to Millennium hedge fund spin-off

Senior Barclays repo trader signs up to Millennium hedge fund spin-off

Sarah Hodges (nee Daulby), a senior repo trader who spent over ten years at Barclays, has joined Symmetry Investments, one of the most hotly-tipped Asian hedge fund launches…

Morning Coffee: How long before you earn £350k at a U.S. bank? Breaking the ‘emotional ego barrier’ at Bridgewater

Morning Coffee: How long before you earn £350k at a U.S. bank? Breaking the ‘emotional ego barrier’ at Bridgewater

Actually, it takes a fair amount of time before you can earn £350k a year in banking. And yes - Ray Dalio's Bridgewater is an extreme place to work.

The Australian finance job where demand for staff has surged by 72%

The Australian finance job where demand for staff has surged by 72%

If you’re an operational risk professional in Australia, now is a good time to ask for a pay rise. Or simply wait for a new employer to headhunt you.

Career Crunch: Where the big investment banks are hiring, avoiding hackneyed CV phrases

Career Crunch: Where the big investment banks are hiring, avoiding hackneyed CV phrases

It's the CFA exams this weekend, so check out our series of advice articles if you want some last-minute prep. Elsewhere, you may want to know where the…

The banks to work for if you’re a woman with executive hopes

The banks to work for if you’re a woman with executive hopes

It's an informal ranking of the most gender-diverse public companies – firms that may offer women a better chance at climbing the corporate ladder.

Investment bankers writing novels about murdering investment bankers

Investment bankers writing novels about murdering investment bankers

Investment bankers turning their hand to fiction have invariably stuck to what they know and set their stories within the financial sector. However, in a bid to bolster…

Putrid month predicting massive trading cuts on Wall Street

Putrid month predicting massive trading cuts on Wall Street

Trading volumes are way down and layoffs will soon ensue. We know this – but it may be much worse than we all thought.

“I was managing a $100m hedge fund, and then I became an alcoholic. Is my career over?”

“I was managing a $100m hedge fund, and then I became an alcoholic. Is my career over?”

Heavy drinking is common in the trading and hedge fund industry. Will an admission that you had a problem wreck your career?

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