Posts by Dan Butcher

Morning Coffee: 20-somethings who join banks in for a whole new shock. One bank excluded from earnings euphoria

Morning Coffee: 20-somethings who join banks in for a whole new shock. One bank excluded from earnings euphoria

Are young people ready to give this up for a banking job?

Morning Coffee: Morgan Stanley’s layoffs bode badly for Goldman Sachs. George Soros’ mistake

Morning Coffee: Morgan Stanley’s layoffs bode badly for Goldman Sachs. George Soros’ mistake

Does James Gorman know something you don't? 

Why you want to work in banking, irrespective of the downsides

Why you want to work in banking, irrespective of the downsides

Not sure if you want to be an investment banker? Here are some reasons why you should strongly consider it even though the work/life balance isn't great.

Exit options for investment banking sales staff as cuts take hold

Exit options for investment banking sales staff as cuts take hold

Some investment banking salespeople seek advancement within traditional career paths at investment banks; others get burnt out and consider other options.

Where financial services firms will be hiring in the U.S. in 2017

Where financial services firms will be hiring in the U.S. in 2017

Many financial services firms will be hiring this year, but for which roles? Some of the answers that recruiters gave could surprise you.

The impact of the DOL’s fiduciary rule on adviser recruitment and pay

The impact of the DOL’s fiduciary rule on adviser recruitment and pay

The pending fiduciary rule has slowed new-hire activity and reduced the size of many potential adviser recruitment deals, but Trump is a wild card.

How Point72’s highest-ranking woman worked her way up the ladder

How Point72’s highest-ranking woman worked her way up the ladder

The going isn't always easy for a female executive at a hedge fund or family office, but Rachel D’Antonio has built a successful career regardless.

Morning Coffee: J.P. Morgan humble brags over competitors. The MF Global mess finally comes to a close

Morning Coffee: J.P. Morgan humble brags over competitors. The MF Global mess finally comes to a close

J.P. Morgan's head of EMEA humble-brags about the bank's 2016 performance. Plus: Jon Corzine is paying millions to put the MF Global debacle behind him.

Bankers, your bonus is likely to be 10% smaller than it was last year

Bankers, your bonus is likely to be 10% smaller than it was last year

Investment banking bonuses are likely heading in the wrong direction, and the compensation situation doesn't look much sunnier on the buy side.

The outlook for buy-side hiring on Wall Street in 2017

The outlook for buy-side hiring on Wall Street in 2017

Recruiters and hiring managers give their views on buy-side hiring on Wall Street for the year ahead.

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