Company: Barclays

A refreshingly optimistic look into the future of investment banking

You’d be making a bit of an understatement if you said there weren’t that many optimistic people left in investment banking. Well, there’s at least one, although he…

This is what happens to FICC professionals who flee Barclays

Today is the day of the Barclays AGM. It’s unlikely to be a peaceable occurrence: protests are expected over everything from Barclays’ support for coal fired power stations and tax…

Barclays cutting headcount by 30% in the investment bank? Bankers, analysts, headhunters react

On May 8th, Barclays will unveil yet another change to the strategy for its investment bank. Analysts are already trying to decipher the shape of things to come.…

Morning Coffee: Risk professionals needed here. Barclays’ U.S. coup. Ultimate CV formula from Google

Easter is over. In the City of London there was a four day break. During that time, news happened. If you’re a former banking analyst looking for work…

Career Crunch: How to avoid rejection at Goldman Sachs, accounting jobs that keep you fulfilled

How to avoid rejection at Goldman Sachs, the happiest accounting firms in the US and other top stories you may have missed on eFinancialCareers over the past seven…

Three recent hires at Barclays, Credit Suisse and Deutsche. And what they say about your chances of getting a job there

In theory, banks should be doing some big hiring at this time of year now that bonuses are paid. In reality, hiring is sort of muted while banks…

Morning Coffee: The new era of cost-cutting at Barclays’ investment bank, Credit Suisse needs to axe 15% of headcount

What’s going to happen to Barclays investment bank when it presents its new plan in June? Tushar Morzaria, the bank’s chief financial officer who took the job six…

Fitness, naps and meditation: The science of becoming a better fund manager

To gentlemen portfolio managers like Neil Woodford, Richard Woolnough and Anthony Bolton – who are magnets for client assets and earn millions a year – or hot shot…

The location that is now hoovering up investment banks’ best accountants

Ten years ago, the best and brightest accountants, armed with a fresh ACA, would gravitate towards the investment banks for a job in product control. Hundreds of accountants…

Barclays’ investment bank is currently valued at nothing at all

Barclays’ investment bank used to be the jewel in the crown. Right now it looks like a piece of worthless coloured glass. Analysts at Deutsche Bank point out…

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