How to get a commodities trading job at BP

When you think of BP jobs, you probably don't think of commodities trading. However, the oil company has a big trading arm. Here's how to get in there.

These are the people losing their jobs from Barclays investment bank now

Which Barclays jobs are most at risk as the investment bank flounders and restructurers? Are they really all in the FICC business?

Morning Coffee: Is JPMorgan letting go of the wrong people? How Goldman Sachs’ head of recruitment keeps his ‘edge’

JPMorgan is making layoffs. But it's not cutting high-cost salespeople and traders who haven't got much to do. And is meditation a route into Goldman Sachs?

Lloyd Blankfein says you must be humble and neurotic to work at Goldman Sachs

Are Goldman Sachs jobs for bold, brash, corporate combatants? Or are they for neurotic, bearded-types who worry about the limits of their own knowledge. Try the second. Lloyd…

“I retired from banking aged 37. Now I’m 40. This is how I would have designed my life“

What does it take to achieve the perfect banking career - in at 20 and out at 40? We spoke to one man who did precisely that.

Morning Coffee: Morgan Stanley juniors have been feeling underpaid, overworked and frustrated. Rush to staff-up in ECM

Morgan Stanley junior bankers have had grievances. The bank has acted to stem them. And the booming IPO market is prompting banks to reshuffle ECM teams.

1 thing about the Lloyds LIBOR fine that should terrify traders everywhere

Lloyds traders' LIBOR manipulation has been particularly reprehensible and for that they will receive a special punishment.

Former Goldman Sachs interns reflect upon where it all went wrong

You're a Goldman Sachs intern and you don't get a job offer? What should you have done differently? And does it really matter anyway?

Morning Coffee: How to quit banking at 32 and still buy a £2m home. When Anshu Jain meets Deutsche clients himself

How can you quit banking after five years and still afford a £2m house in the Cotswolds? And why does Anshu Jain insist on meeting Deutsche clients himself?

Are you too paranoid to report mistakes on the trading floor?

Next time you make a mistake with a trade, will you tell anyone else on the trading floor? Or will you help it goes away quietly.

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