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. 

“I want every investment professional in Asia to take the CFA,” says new APAC director

“I want every investment professional in Asia to take the CFA,” says new APAC director

The CFA Institute's APAC MD wants charterholder numbers to increase in Asia and wants more employers to pay for staff to sit the CFA exams.

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.

Fidelity’s first-rate training and resources help associates achieve career success

Fidelity’s first-rate training and resources help associates achieve career success

Fidelity offers an industry-leading training and development program that is designed to encourage employees toidentify areas where they want to grow

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.

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.

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