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Why it’s so hard to move from banking into a private equity job in Asia

Five questions you’ll need to know the answer to if you want to pass the Series 7

While each exam has different questions, all cover the same general principles. Here are five questions you may see, along with the correct answers

Ex Barclays bankers cling to giant job titles of their past

What happens when you lose your job in an investment bank? And what happens if it was a really important job in an investment bank and you’re now…

JPMorgan pays its investment bankers the most. And does Nomura really pay more than Goldman Sachs?

Which investment banks are most likely to pay well? Here's a league table of the biggest salaries and bonuses, bank by bank.

Barclays’ strategy backfires as role-based pay hits £111k per head

Do you want to work for Barclays now? Things don't seem to be going to plan, but you can collect some generous role-based pay.

Morning Coffee: How to walk into a job at JPMorgan. Ex-Citi exec complains of lewd photocopies

Which kinds of people will find it easiest to get work at JPMorgan now? And one ex-Citi and BAML banker has disclosed poor behaviour from her colleagues.

Meet the bankers in Asia who are still getting guaranteed bonuses

Guaranteed bonuses are increasingly becoming a rarity in Singapore and Hong Kong, but senior private bankers are a notable exception.

Eight career and life lessons from Goldman Sachs’ new co-chair of investment banking

Alexander Dibelius is unheard of in English speaking countries, but he's a rock star banker in Germany, Here are his career lessons for getting ahead at Goldman Sachs.

Banks’ weird hierarchies: what analysts, associates, VPs, MDs do really

So you want to work in an investment bank? What is an analyst, associate, VP and MD exactly?

Once brilliant hedge fund managers starting to lose some sparkle

Several recent studies look at the art of money management. None of them are all that positive.

Veteran traders ready to feel superior post-POMO

Are traders hired since 2008 about to find themselves at a disadvantage?

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