Islamic Bond Issue Hints at Future Opportunities

Islamic Bond Issue Hints at Future Opportunities

Knowledge of Islamic, or "sukuk," bonds can help a banker win deal business even from global corporate issuers based outside the Muslim world. Along with the rapid rise…

Campus Hiring Is Dodging the Bullet –  For Now

Campus Hiring Is Dodging the Bullet – For Now

Bottom-line losses and scattered layoffs don't seem to be denting Wall Street's aggressive campus hiring plans. That's the thrust of a recent BusinessWeek story based on comments from…

eFC Briefing: Fitch Cuts, RBS Reorganizes

eFC Briefing: Fitch Cuts, RBS Reorganizes

Fitch Ratings will cut 150 jobs by September. RBS named more than 20 global and regional division heads for credit and financial institutions teams. Fitch Ratings anticipates eliminating…

MD Promotions Favor Emerging Market Sites

MD Promotions Favor Emerging Market Sites

Coveting that MD title? Your chances are best if you're based in Singapore, Brazil, Korea, India or Russia. Being in China, Indonesia and parts of the Middle East…

Emerging Money Managers Eye Diverse Candidates

Emerging Money Managers Eye Diverse Candidates

As institutional investors seek a greater number of asset management firms, many are turning to emerging money managers, including more women and minority-owned firms. The growth of these…

Nymex Staff, Traders Face Job Loss Via CME Deal

Nymex Staff, Traders Face Job Loss Via CME Deal

Hundreds of the New York Mercantile Exchange's futures floor traders and administrative staff face losing their jobs if Nymex is acquired by CME Group. "The CME Group's proposed…

Speak an Asian Language? You’ve Got Options

Speak an Asian Language? You’ve Got Options

This is a good time for financial professionals who are fluent in Chinese, Japanese or other Asian languages. Why? Consider: Big Japanese banks may pump billions of dollars…

Which Text Books are the Most Helpful on Wall Street?

Which Text Books are the Most Helpful on Wall Street?

Which professional publisher or books provide the most useful information on Wall Street? When it comes to professional books on finance and investments, who publishes the most useful…

Say What? Finance Headcounts Set A Record

Say What? Finance Headcounts Set A Record

While the overall U.S. economy lost jobs in January, securities industry employment grew by almost 5,000 jobs to post the latest in a string of record highs. Friday's…

Hedge Funds Still Hiring in Chicago

Hedge Funds Still Hiring in Chicago

The hedge fund job market is robust in the Chicago area, particularly for mid-level professionals in due diligence, risk management and hedge-fund administration. Experienced professionals with Ph.D.s in&h

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