Morning Coffee: 25 year-old ‘trader’ given £6m by investors. How much you’ll earn at the Bank of England

It’s not easy to make a lot of money as a young trader in an investment bank any more. Ambitious juniors are being encouraged to join hedge funds…

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: So, Citigroup will be hiring here. The horror of holidaying with a trader

Yesterday was Citigroup’s first quarter fixed income investor review. After failing the recent Federal Reserve Stress Test, Citi said it’s too complicated and needs to simplify itself. After

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…

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…

Morning Coffee: BAML hiring juniors in record numbers. Sexiest banker in world displays torso for charity

Bank of America is hiring for its markets division. In the past few months, it’s brought on Michele Foresti from Deutsche as head of its fixed income trading business,…

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…

These are the signs you should work for Citi instead of JPMorgan, or not

JPMorgan’s first quarter results were out last week. Today we have the Citigroup results, which were unleashed a few hours ago.  JPMorgan’s results weren’t too hot: the U.S. bank suffe

Morning Coffee: Citi joins FICC cull as Jamie Dimon says just a blip. How to get into banking when you’re advised to become a TV repairman

Like Deutsche Bank, Citigroup is cutting jobs on the trading floor. The Wall Street Journal reports that the US bank has recently cut 200-300 jobs from its global…

Six things JPMorgan’s results communicate about banking jobs this Easter

It’s JPMorgan (JPM) results day. As ever, the U.S. bank is the first to report. It’s first quarter dashboard is here. If you’re disinclined to scrutinize the presentations…

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