Sector: Trading

Recalling a decade of chaos at Barclays’ investment bank

Recalling a decade of chaos at Barclays’ investment bank

Barclays is hiring again! History suggests it may not last. 

Trader training for investment banking rejects

Trader training for investment banking rejects

Didn't get a place on a bank's graduate programme? It's not over yet.

One Deutsche LIBOR trader’s thoughts on the skills traders need

One Deutsche LIBOR trader’s thoughts on the skills traders need

One of the sacked Deutsche Bank LIBOR traders is also a painter. And she's produced some abstract works on the qualities traders need.

Innovation, an untidy affair for unruly, unreasonable minds

Innovation, an untidy affair for unruly, unreasonable minds

Why the age of innovation is at full throttle.

6 jobs you probably don’t want as Deutsche Bank becomes Barclays

6 jobs you probably don’t want as Deutsche Bank becomes Barclays

Deutsche Bank is about to pursue a strategy that sounds remarkably similar to Barclays'. You might not want to work in these jobs if so.

Morning Coffee: How a 36 year-old trader earned $900k in a day. Credit Suisse still regretting senior M&A redundancies

Morning Coffee: How a 36 year-old trader earned $900k in a day. Credit Suisse still regretting senior M&A redundancies

Navinder Singh Sarao, a 36 year-old trader in London earned an alleged $40m in five years. Here's how. And Credit Suisse shows the dangers of M&A layoffs.

How to become a hedge fund quant when you haven’t attended a top school

How to become a hedge fund quant when you haven’t attended a top school

Breaking into the buy-side as a quant is notoriously tough, but what if you could impress an employer without even applying?

What GS, JPM, MS, BAC and C say about your banking job in 2015

What GS, JPM, MS, BAC and C say about your banking job in 2015

Which investment banking jobs are hot in 2015? Which aren't? And are the job cuts really over?

Morning Coffee: How much you really earn after 7 years in trading at Goldman. Why you won’t work for Blackstone

Morning Coffee: How much you really earn after 7 years in trading at Goldman. Why you won’t work for Blackstone

How much will you really earn as a trader in your late 20s at Goldman Sachs? And Blackstone is almost impossible to get into.

Morning Coffee: What it’s really like to be an economist in London. Why Goldman and JPM traders did so well

Morning Coffee: What it’s really like to be an economist in London. Why Goldman and JPM traders did so well

So you want to be an economist? Are you prepared for this conveyor belt? And it wasn't skill (alone) that made JPM and Goldman Sachs' traders outperform in Q1.

Ex-Morgan Stanley banker aims for resilience and meaning in a time of unquantifiable risk

Ex-Morgan Stanley banker aims for resilience and meaning in a time of unquantifiable risk

Looking for a finance job that will be enduring and meaningful? Ex-Morgan Stanley and Berenberg banker Andrew McNally thinks he has the solution.

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