Tag: Wall Street

Would you work as a freelance investment banker for up to $300 an hour?

Would you work as a freelance investment banker for up to $300 an hour?

Investment bankers struggling to find full-time jobs are increasingly looking to go freelance.

Wall Street’s biggest PR nightmares of 2013

Wall Street’s biggest PR nightmares of 2013

Making news for all the wrong reasons – it was a common theme on Wall Street in 2013. In July, we listed a dozen of the most head-scratching…

25,000 jobs vanish from Wall Street, and they’re not coming back

25,000 jobs vanish from Wall Street, and they’re not coming back

Despite a sluggish third quarter, Wall Street has all but cemented its comeback from the economic crisis. Profits are up, stock prices are soaring and big banks are…

What does an analyst at Morgan Stanley actually do all day?

What does an analyst at Morgan Stanley actually do all day?

Ever wondered what's it's really like working as a junior in Morgan Stanley's investment bank in London?

Government shutdown taking its toll on Wall Street

Government shutdown taking its toll on Wall Street

The ongoing government shutdown has major consequences for the U.S. economy, namely the potential for a breach of the debt cap and a federal default that could toss…

Good News For Students: Wall Street Internships Seem Safe

Good News For Students: Wall Street Internships Seem Safe

As Wall Street continues to lay off thousands while some investment banking and fixed-income businesses dry up, many financial services firms still say they're planning to maintain their…

MBA Grads still make more in financial services, but most go into management consulting

MBA Grads still make more in financial services, but most go into management consulting

This is a great time for MBA students with aspirations to go into management consulting, finance, marketing and healthcare. Several reports list these concentrations as the highest paying…

Financial services is a truly global industry

Financial services is a truly global industry

The diversity of roles within the financial sector is matched only by the wide range of expertise in countries across the globe. We examine the key strengths of…

Networked Out: What to Do When Unemployed Friends Keep Hitting You Up

Networked Out: What to Do When Unemployed Friends Keep Hitting You Up

If you happen to be a laid off banking or investment banking professional, odds are that you aren’t the only one looking for a well-connected contact in the…

Five Books to Help You Get Hired in Financial Services

Five Books to Help You Get Hired in Financial Services

With many predicting significant job losses in the banking sector, it may be time to get out of your comfort zone. Here are some reading recommendations that might…

Where to study quantitative finance if you want to work on Wall Street

Where to study quantitative finance if you want to work on Wall Street

Admittedly, it's not that easy to get a job in the US if a European without a green card. Nevertheless, it has been known for quants to work in…

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