Asia isn’t happening. Do an MBA in Brazil

Asia isn’t happening. Do an MBA in Brazil

Credit Suisse's results confirmed it: Asia is not it. Year-on-year, the bank's total revenues in Asia Pac fell 5% in the first quarter. Its profits fell 4%. Citigroup…

GUEST COMMENT: How I passed CFA Level II only four months after passing Level I

GUEST COMMENT: How I passed CFA Level II only four months after passing Level I

In January 2009 I passed the CFA Level 1 qualification, using the method I elaborated for you before. This gave me around four months to prepare for CFA…

These are the qualifications that will get you a financial services job in the UK today

These are the qualifications that will get you a financial services job in the UK today

Back in January, we looked at the financial services qualifications that were most in demand in the UK, and the jobs you could do with them. Two months…

The pass rate is down, the cheating is up, is the CFA worth the work?

The pass rate is down, the cheating is up, is the CFA worth the work?

Results to the December 2011 Level 1 CFA exam are out: 38% of people passed. This is a significant minority and a little depressing in light of the…

These are the financial services qualifications which should enable you to earn the most and the least

These are the financial services qualifications which should enable you to earn the most and the least

Following on from last week’s look at the qualifications most likely to get you a job in UK financial services now, we’d like to elaborate with a look…

The head of risk at AQR on the qualifications that will help you get a job

The head of risk at AQR on the qualifications that will help you get a job

Trader and blogger Michael Martin has been talking to Aaron Brown, chief risk officer at hedge fund AQR Capital Management and the man whom Nassim Taleb apparently called “the…

In order of preference, these are the qualifications financial services employers want now

In order of preference, these are the qualifications financial services employers want now

If you’re about to lose your job and are worried about finding a new one, you may be tempted to seek additional qualifications. If so, the figures below…

A Q&A on how to transform yourself from an investment banker into an independent financial advisor

A Q&A on how to transform yourself from an investment banker into an independent financial advisor

With investment banking jobs seemingly disappearing by their thousands, you can be forgiven for thinking you’d like to move into a related industry and become an IFA. However,…

Lunchtime Links: Is HEC Paris really Europe’s best business school?

Lunchtime Links: Is HEC Paris really Europe’s best business school?

The Financial Times issued its ranking of European business schools this week. Based on the ‘quality and quantity’ of its MBA courses, HEC in Paris came top. If…

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