Posts by Sarah Butcher

Trader training for investment banking rejects

Didn't get a place on a bank's graduate programme? It's not over yet.

One Deutsche LIBOR trader’s thoughts on the skills traders need

One of the sacked Deutsche Bank LIBOR traders is also a painter. And she's produced some abstract works on the qualities traders need.

Morning Coffee: Join a trading arcade, make £250k a day aged 29. Axeman arrives at Barclays

Fed up with working for a bank's back office? Quit and join a trading arcade. That's what Navinder Singh Sarao did.

Why you won’t want to work for a bank in London after the election, by Deutsche Bank

Do you know how bad a Labour government could be for City jobs and pay? Deutsche Bank has spelled it out.

6 jobs you probably don’t want as Deutsche Bank becomes Barclays

Deutsche Bank is about to pursue a strategy that sounds remarkably similar to Barclays'. You might not want to work in these jobs if so.

Deutsche, Goldman, Barclays, CS – which bank is best when you’re a junior in IBD?

You're an analyst in investment banking? So do you want to work for Deutsche, which has sector teams, or Barclays, which doesn't?

Morning Coffee: Where Navinder Sarao learned to trade. How IBD juniors change

Navinder Sarao wasn't home-taught. He learned how to trade at a proprietary trading firm in Woking. And this is what happens to you when you work in IBD.

Did Deutsche Bank just backdate a big pay hike for its junior bankers?

Deutsche Bank finally did the deed and hiked pay for juniors in M&A. Or so we hear.

The truth about motherhood and Goldman Sachs

Sonia Pereiro-Mendez painted a troubling picture of motherhood at Goldman Sachs. But is it really that bad? It depends what you want as a parent.

Morning Coffee: How a 36 year-old trader earned $900k in a day. Credit Suisse still regretting senior M&A redundancies

Navinder Singh Sarao, a 36 year-old trader in London earned an alleged $40m in five years. Here's how. And Credit Suisse shows the dangers of M&A layoffs.

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