Company: Bridgewater Associates

Asset managers’ graduate recruitment numbers on the rise

Asset managers’ graduate recruitment numbers on the rise

Asset managers have been increasing their graduate intake for 2014 as investment banks cut numbers. They are also receiving many more applications.

Morning Coffee: Deutsche and Goldman to decide on high-living banker, how to sell a job when it’s been automated

Morning Coffee: Deutsche and Goldman to decide on high-living banker, how to sell a job when it’s been automated

The CEO of a buyout firm set to be acquired by Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs lives an extravagant lifestyle.

Morning Coffee: How long before you earn £350k at a U.S. bank? Breaking the ‘emotional ego barrier’ at Bridgewater

Morning Coffee: How long before you earn £350k at a U.S. bank? Breaking the ‘emotional ego barrier’ at Bridgewater

Actually, it takes a fair amount of time before you can earn £350k a year in banking. And yes - Ray Dalio's Bridgewater is an extreme place to work.

How Macquarie enables its employees to manage life’s challenges

How Macquarie enables its employees to manage life’s challenges

Most financial services firms are not known for offering flexible work arrangements, but Macquarie Group is, helping employees achieve work-life balance and spend more time with what’s important…

Navigating your way through the horror of a hedge fund personality test

Navigating your way through the horror of a hedge fund personality test

Investment banks will preach the need for a ‘cultural fit’ in the people they take on, but many hedge funds – where employee numbers can be comparatively tiny…

Morning Coffee: Finance’s great egotists turn mentors. Breaking down the old boys’ club

Morning Coffee: Finance’s great egotists turn mentors. Breaking down the old boys’ club

Hedge fund managers, desperate to impress institutional investors as they become an ever-larger part of the financial system, have started to shed their maverick image, as we’ve pointed…

World’s Biggest Hedge Fund Tangled in Small Town Politics

World’s Biggest Hedge Fund Tangled in Small Town Politics

“State and local governments are of course still significant,” reads a footnote in Ray Dalio’s “How the Economic Machine Works: A Template for Understanding What is Happening Now,”…

What it takes to become one of the world’s richest hedge fund managers

What it takes to become one of the world’s richest hedge fund managers

There’s long been no doubt that star hedge fund managers are richer than God. The top two dozen make more money than the 500 CEOs helming the behemoths…

Odd and outlandish things hedge fund managers say

Odd and outlandish things hedge fund managers say

As much as major hedge funds are a secret society and tight lips are a requirement for staying in the game, there are those manic moments when managers…

Is there a job for you in the new hedge fund ad world?

Is there a job for you in the new hedge fund ad world?

Don’t expect Ray Dalio to promise: “You're in good hands with Bridgewater.” Or for John Paulson to insist that: “Like a good alternative, Paulson & Co. is there.”…

Eight examples of good old-fashioned hedge fund manager excess

Eight examples of good old-fashioned hedge fund manager excess

Hedge fund managers are keen to paint themselves as philanthropists rather than playboys. They’re no longer locusts swooping on companies, they’re investors with a conscience who can do…

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