Posts by Sarah Butcher

What analysts, associates, VPs, and MDs really do in investment banks

What analysts, associates, VPs, and MDs really do in investment banks

Investment banking job titles involve a lot of acronyms which can be pretty opaque. What do analysts, associates, vice presidents (VPs) and managing directors (MDs) actually do?

This Swiss bank pays a small fortune

This Swiss bank pays a small fortune

If you want to get paid, Vontobel's Asset Management arm is the place to be. Fortunately, it's hiring in London.

Delayed bonuses bode badly at Deutsche Bank

Delayed bonuses bode badly at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche and Barclays are announcing bonuses a month late this year. Their bankers have good reason to regret that.

Why I left my job on a trading floor to work for a technology vendor

Why I left my job on a trading floor to work for a technology vendor

Peter Zeitsch spent 13 years working on the trading floors some of the biggest investment banks in the world before joining Calypso Technology in 2013.

Morning Coffee: Jes Staley’s omen for Jamie Dimon on ‘skin in the game.’ The bad bit about HSBC’s salary thaw

Morning Coffee: Jes Staley’s omen for Jamie Dimon on ‘skin in the game.’ The bad bit about HSBC’s salary thaw

Jamie Dimon just bought $26m of shares in J.P. Morgan. Jes Staley might have a few things to say to him about that. 

Steve Schwarzman’s advice for analysts and associates

Steve Schwarzman’s advice for analysts and associates

Want to progress beyond associate in an investment bank? Here's what Steve Schwarzman says you must not do.

Credit Suisse is seconding IBD associates to work for clients

Credit Suisse is seconding IBD associates to work for clients

Credit Suisse has begun seconding associates in its European investment banking division to work for clients.

25 year-old rates saleswoman leaves UBS for Funding Circle

25 year-old rates saleswoman leaves UBS for Funding Circle

Another young banker just left the City for a peer-to-peer lending firm. When will it stop?

Morning Coffee: Top Morgan Stanley banker displays folly of the ‘internal move.’ John Cryan’s odd comment

Morning Coffee: Top Morgan Stanley banker displays folly of the ‘internal move.’ John Cryan’s odd comment

Are you sure you want to 'broaden your career' by moving into a related department? One Morgan Stanley banker shows why that's a bad idea. 

Neither CFA nor MBA, other qualifications for jobs in banking

Neither CFA nor MBA, other qualifications for jobs in banking

There's more to banking qualifications than the CFA and MBA you know.

‘What’s up with Deutsche Bank?’, by Goldman Sachs and others

‘What’s up with Deutsche Bank?’, by Goldman Sachs and others

This week's market reaction to Deutsche Bank and other European bank stocks could herald a nasty year, suggest analysts at Bernstein and Goldman Sachs.

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