Rentier income outweighs hard work

What Thomas Piketty’s controversial book tells you about being a banker in the 21st century

A book is causing a sensation. ‘Capital in the 21st Century’ by Thomas Piketty, a French economist specializing in the study of inequality, has been celebrated for its…

Quand votre boss devient votre pire cauchemar

Coup de projecteur : comment contrer un boss toxique ?

Collectionneurs d’anecdotes sur les chefs les plus désagréables du secteur bancaire, à vos tablettes ! Daniel Beunza, professeur assistant en management à la London School of Economics, a probableme


The junior banker’s guide to finding an affordable New York City apartment

Despite some of the recent negative rhetoric, finding a first job on Wall Street is a dream come true for many students, particularly for those moving to New…

Cutting pay per head.

Goldman succumbs, cuts pay per head to lowest level for five years

Goldman Sachs has succumbed. Today’s first quarter results reveal that Goldman is now paying its staff less than at any time in the past five years. Compared to…


Coup de sang des conseillers financiers dans une lettre au Président de la République

Le ton est grave. Dans une lettre ouverte envoyée cette semaine au Président de la République, la Chambre Nationale des Conseillers en Investissement Financer (CNIF) réclame « une pause…

New reality for banking pay

BAD NEWS: Morgan Stanley massively increases investment bank’s profits, cuts pay

If you were having doubts that the era of high-paying, free-wheeling, hot-trotting, big-swinging investment bankers is over, Morgan Stanley is here to suppress them. The US investment bank…

When poaching makes sense

Citi’s raid on BAML’s equity derivatives business finally paying off

Remember late 2012/early 2013? All those months ago, Citigroup indulged in some equity derivatives hiring. It recruited Lionel Fournier from Bank of America as its EMEA head of…


Tax day leaves a burr under Wall Street’s saddle

It’s likely been a tough week for Jamie Dimon, Lloyd Blankfein and hundreds of other higher-ups on Wall Street. And no, not because it’s been a lousy first…

Anshu Jain muss seine Sachen wohl noch nicht packen. (Foto: Getty Images)

Fall Anshu Jain: Was machen, wenn der Aufsichtsrat den eigenen Nachfolger sucht?

Angeblich soll sich der Aufsichtsratschef der Deutschen Bank bereits mit Kandidaten für die Nachfolge von Co-Vorstandschef getroffen haben. Was können Betroffene in einer solchen Situation unternehmen?


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…

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