Goldman’s head of trade execution on how the sector will change by 2020

Goldman’s head of trade execution on how the sector will change by 2020

Raj Mahajan, co-head of global execution services at Goldman Sachs, said that five years from now the industry will be unrecognizable from today.

“Why I don’t want to run a hedge fund any more”

“Why I don’t want to run a hedge fund any more”

"I spent six years running a hedge fund. It was a thankless experience." 

How to survive as a quant AND a trader as Big Data takes over

How to survive as a quant AND a trader as Big Data takes over

Who are financial services firms hiring to take advantage of predictive analytics? What do traders need to know to get a job on Wall Street?

How an MBA helped me move from a building site to an investment bank

How an MBA helped me move from a building site to an investment bank

An MBA from Cass Business School helped Andrew Yortt move from the building site into Investment Banking

“Call me brave, call me stupid – I’m an ex-Credit Suisse director who’s taken a year out”

“Call me brave, call me stupid – I’m an ex-Credit Suisse director who’s taken a year out”

Can you have a career break when you work in an investment bank? Ex-Credit Suisse director Nicholas Foster has had two.

A Deutsche Bank technologist has made something very special

A Deutsche Bank technologist has made something very special

A senior technologist at Deutsche Bank has created an automated system that generates returns of nearly 60% a month using spread-bets.

Why Millennials want to work in finance, and why they don’t

Why Millennials want to work in finance, and why they don’t

Many millennials have a negative perception of the financial services industry because most entered adulthood before or during the financial crisis of 2008.  

One chart summing up the decline of Barclays and Deutsche Bank

One chart summing up the decline of Barclays and Deutsche Bank

The wheels just fell of Barclays and Deutsche's FX businesses. 

Why quants and traditional traders need to get into bed with each other

Why quants and traditional traders need to get into bed with each other

Is it possible to get the best of both worlds by adopting elements from both fundamental and quantitative approaches to trading and investing?

What you need to know about blockchain – the most-buzzed about new financial technology

What you need to know about blockchain – the most-buzzed about new financial technology

Proponents tout the potential of blockchain to make electronic financial transactions faster, cheaper, safer and more transparent.

How pit traders CAN survive in the era of electronic trading

How pit traders CAN survive in the era of electronic trading

Lewis Borsellino made a name for himself as a formidable S&P 500 futures trader in the CME pits before shifting to electronic trading.

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