Tag: Trading jobs

How traders got their lives back

How traders got their lives back

Do people in systematic trading have a good life? Yes, says one systematic trader who plays football with his son in the afternoons.

Deutsche Bank just issued these charts telling you where to work in sales and trading

Deutsche Bank just issued these charts telling you where to work in sales and trading

Looking for trading jobs? Deutsche's analysts just issued these helpful tables suggesting the best products to trade according to market conditions.

What life is really like for a rookie Wall Street trader

What life is really like for a rookie Wall Street trader

For an in depth look at the life of a first-year trader, we Wall Street trader-turned-standup-comedian Raj Mahal.

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

I’m already a successful businessman, but every year I travel from Italy to London to boost my finance and leadership skills. This is why.

Senior traders in investment banks reject the accusation that they’re mindless drones

Senior traders in investment banks reject the accusation that they’re mindless drones

Last week's article on the presentation put together by ex-Goldman Sachs trader Anton Kreil caused a bit of fuss. To recap, Kreil said trading jobs in investment banks are…

Ex-Goldman trader’s brilliant student presentation on what trading jobs in investment banks really entail

Ex-Goldman trader’s brilliant student presentation on what trading jobs in investment banks really entail

Do you want to leave university and become a trader in an investment bank? You might want to check out our guide to jobs in sales and trading.…

Traders are officially being ‘repriced.’ Investment bankers are back

Traders are officially being ‘repriced.’ Investment bankers are back

The pendulum has swung. The era of the fixed income trader is over. The investment banker with the bulging pipeline is back (baby). Fixed income trading businesses are…

Morgan Stanley’s results confirm that trading is now a dull job, soon to be poorly paid

Morgan Stanley’s results confirm that trading is now a dull job, soon to be poorly paid

Goldman Sachs didn't have a great third quarter. Nor did Morgan Stanley's investment bank. In the three months from the end of June, fixed income trading revenues at Morgan…

This bank actually helps trainees move from the back to the front office

This bank actually helps trainees move from the back to the front office

If you're a student and you're struggling to find a front office role in an investment bank, you may tempted to apply for a job in an investment…

A 20-something trader says trading is a career that attracts intelligent, under-privileged students

A 20-something trader says trading is a career that attracts intelligent, under-privileged students

We’re a little late with this: the latest instalment of the Guardian’s excellent banking blog appeared a few weeks ago. Nevertheless, it remains relevant and interesting if you…