Company: Morgan Stanley

Ten interview questions you’ll need to answer if you want to work in equities

The slow death of fixed income trading over the last three quarters has forced banks to recalibrate their focus on units that can actually make them money. Equities,…

Why Morgan Stanley owes its fixed income success to climate change

If your seasonal chocolate stupor started on Thursday, you might have missed Morgan Stanley’s results. You might still think Morgan Stanley is a failure at fixed income sales and…

Strong M&A activity bright spot in Wall Street’s sluggish Q1

With every U.S. bank having reported first quarter earnings, one thing has become clear: M&A activity is officially back. The value of the deals announced during the first…

BAD NEWS: Morgan Stanley massively increases investment bank’s profits, cuts pay

If you were having doubts that the era of high-paying, free-wheeling, hot-trotting, big-swinging investment bankers is over, Morgan Stanley is here to suppress them. The US investment bank…

Seven golden rules for an epic investment banking career at one firm

There’s a popular perception in investment banking that to keep earning and keep learning you need to move jobs every five years or so. Staying put is stagnating,…

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…

Morning Coffee: How to get ahead in banking by Blythe Masters, Ruth Porat. Hedge funds that are hiring

A light is being shone into the dark places occupied by senior women in banking. Blythe Masters, JPMorgan’s most high profile female trader and most recently the head…

BNP Paribas rescues senior fixed income trader from Morgan Stanley

Simon Birch, a senior FX trader at Morgan Stanley, is understood to have joined BNP Paribas in a senior EMEA fixed income trading role. A colleague of Birch’s…

Wall Street banks, consulting firms quietly gaining in popularity amongst undergrads

The financial crisis and the regulatory nightmare that followed did some serious damage to the reputation of financial services firms, particularly in the eyes of prospective employees, who…

Wall Street firms join mental health alliance as suicide tally grows

Following a recent spate of apparent suicides, big banks and other financial firms are being pushed to look into making cultural changes that could improve the mental health…

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