Sector: Quantitative finance

Earn $6m solving 6 of the hardest mathematical problems of all time, or simply solve these easier ones for ‘fun’

Earn $6m solving 6 of the hardest mathematical problems of all time, or simply solve these easier ones for ‘fun’

If you work in finance you probably have some aptitude for mathematics. Some of you will even have an exceptional mathematical talent. It's worth remembering, therefore, that $6m…

Morning Coffee: Where to find 8,500 more jobs, soon. When Goldman Sachs derivatives structurers go wild

Morning Coffee: Where to find 8,500 more jobs, soon. When Goldman Sachs derivatives structurers go wild

If you're looking for a professional services job, try PwC. And if you want to join Goldman Sachs' strats group, try understanding this rates formula.

Quant careers vs. actuarial careers. Which are best?

Quant careers vs. actuarial careers. Which are best?

Are actuarial careers incredibly boring and (comparatively) poorly paid? Are quant careers only for the brave? Maybe.

I did a global EMBA in the heart of Singapore. It’s taken my finance career to new levels

I did a global EMBA in the heart of Singapore. It’s taken my finance career to new levels

Melissa Mithra is in a senior role at a top financial institution. So why did she decide to go back to school?

Six incredibly difficult maths puzzles that only the world’s elite can answer

Six incredibly difficult maths puzzles that only the world’s elite can answer

Can you solve the sorts of maths puzzles that will help identify the best young mathematicians in the world next week?

Are these the best unknown mathematicians in finance?

Are these the best unknown mathematicians in finance?

Who are the best mathematicians in finance that you've never heard of? Try these.

Twenty skills to list on your banking CV if you want a job now

Twenty skills to list on your banking CV if you want a job now

Which skills and areas of expertise do you need to list on your banking CV if you want to get a finance job in the current market? Try these.

Winton Capital Management: Pay, profits and headcount surges

Winton Capital Management: Pay, profits and headcount surges

Winton Capital Management has nearly doubled profits over the past year, bolstering headcount and increasing pay.

What does it take to get hired by Goldman’s hot ‘strats’ group?

What does it take to get hired by Goldman’s hot ‘strats’ group?

Goldman Sachs' strats group is at the forefront of the firm's future. However, it's extremely fussy about who it hires. What does it take to get in?

What kind of person gets a graduate job at JPM and migrates almost immediately to Goldman Sachs?

What kind of person gets a graduate job at JPM and migrates almost immediately to Goldman Sachs?

Who are these über-20 somethings with their pick of the best banks?

Cry of semi-despair: “I am stuck in a director-level position and can’t get promoted”

Cry of semi-despair: “I am stuck in a director-level position and can’t get promoted”

I'm writing this because my career seems to have stalled and I need advice. I work in a quant development team at a major bank (building the computer programmes that…

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