Posts by Sarah Butcher

New figures show women make better traders than men on every metric imaginable

New data suggests that women make better traders than men on every measure imaginable. So, why aren't there more of them?

Morning Coffee: Why is Goldman Sachs building a new London office? Macro jobs making a comeback?

Goldman Sachs COO Gary Cohn is the latest executive to warn against Britain exiting the EU. But why is GS building a new London office if it's so worried?

Banking interview questions: ‘What does the ECB’s QE mean for markets?’

You're in a banking interview and you're asked about the European Central Bank's policy of quantitative easing. What do you say?

Morning Coffee: Jamie Dimon vs. Lloyd Blankfein pay wars. Equities bankers leaving Deutsche pre-bonuses

Pay for Jamie Dimon and Lloyd Blankfein has now been announced. One man is doing better than the other, both are doing a lot better than their employees.

Meet the incoming Goldman Sachs intern with 11 previous internships and 10 job offers

A new breed of mega-student is applying for junior jobs at investment banks. This is what you're up against.

Psychological techniques for persuading a boss that your bonus is inadequate

It's bonus time. The likelihood of getting a raise at this point in the cycle is slim. - But if you want to try, here's how to go about it.

The 10 worst banks for working hours

Which bank has the longest working hours and will expect you to put in 90 hours per week, on average? Well...

Morning Coffee: Bankers living in fear of job losses and bonus cuts. Ominous noises from Deutsche

The path to this year's bonuses seems unusually strewn with the bodies of bankers who've left pre-pay day. UBS,  J.P. Morgan, Citi and Deutsche have all contributed to…

Where Goldman, Morgan Stanley, Citi, BofA and JPM will be hiring and firing in 2015

Know this if you're thinking of working for a US investment bank...

Private equity pay vs. hedge fund pay. Redux

Is pay highest in private equity? Or is pay highest in hedge funds? It's worth asking given that people exiting investment banking have a tendency to go into…

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