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Investment Bankers

JPMorgan Tells Some Bankers To Stop Working Weekends -- Unless They Have To

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business

Investment bankers at JPMorgan Chase are feeling the pressure right now... to work less. On Thursday, the bank told its approximately 2,000 investment...

9 Jobs That Teach You How to Hustle (PHOTOS)

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Alicia T. Glenn

Work is hard, but there are certain jobs that may require a little more grit than others. Those that can successfully navigate through these professions will come out with an exceptional work ethic that can set them up for success anywhere.

Who Really Controls Wall Street, and Why It Matters

Nourish International | Posted 05.31.2015 | Business
Nourish International

We have to remember that the same banks responsible for so much of the financial strife, confusion, and crisis are guided by social forces. When we believe our financial systems are beyond our control, we neglect our responsibility to those most impacted by its flaws.

Intern Death Prompts Bank Of America To Make Changes

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business

LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Bank of America Merrill Lynch has detailed how it intends to improve working conditions for its junior bankers after one...

Shattering the Glass Ceiling

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 09.04.2013 | Business
Jeanette Cajide

In the late 1990s, there were no "women's circles" or "diversity groups" or "power lunches with other women" like there are now. Never once it entered my mind "I cannot do this because I am a woman" and no one at my bank said, "Well, as a woman you should think about changing careers."

How To Insult A Banker

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 10.19.2012 | Business

(Illustrations by Christoph Hitz) This originally appeared in Huffington, in the iTunes App store....

Bad News For i-Bankers

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

* Global investment banking fees $15.5 bln in Q3 * JP Morgan tops fees league table By Kylie MacLellan and Douwe Miedema...

With New CEO, Comes 'A Look At The Culture'

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

By Sarah White LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - A promised return to stability for scandal-hit Barclays is the last thing its shamed invest...

Ex-Wells Fargo CEO: 'Investment Bankers Are Risky, Not Investment Banking'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.26.2012 | Business

Banks don't lose money. People lose money. That seems to be the feeling of Richard Kovacevich, the former chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo. "Why thi...

Facebook To Big Banks: Have Some Prestige Instead Of Money

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 (Reuters) - Facebook will pay a fee of just 1.1 percent to underwriters ...

How Working On Wall Street Will Make You Sick

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

The life of a Wall Street banker is glamorous -- if you don't mind grappling with alcoholism, eating disorders, Crohn's disease and arthritis. Thes...

How UBS Hijacked an Aviation Legend

Jim Egan | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business
Jim Egan

In pursuing a brand comeback strategy, UBS' "We Will Not Rest" ad campaign is false and misleading, and reveals a UBS orientation in stark contrast to its claims.

Top 10 Ways You Know You Are Dealing With an Investment Banker

John R. Talbott | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business
John R. Talbott

I got introduced to speak at Occupy San Diego tonight as an ex-investment banker from Goldman Sachs. So, I started my talk by saying, "I was an investment banker, and I'm sorry." I then went on to list the top ten ways you know you are dealing with an investment banker.

Alexander Eichler

Junior Investment Bankers Unhappy With Paychecks, Direction Of Their Industry: Survey | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

As their industry shifts focus and work becomes ever more demanding, junior investment bankers are saying they're less satisfied with their jobs, acco...

JPMorgan To Give Free iPads To Bankers

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Who says the iPad isn't for the enterprise? JPMorgan is giving free iPads to its investment bankers, Bloomberg News reports. In a move that is c...

Deutsche Bank Pays Investment Bankers More Than Goldman Sachs

Bloomberg | Gavin Finch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Deutsche Bank AG, Germany's biggest bank, set aside more in compensation for employees of its corporate and investment bank in the first nine months o...

Slowing Down

Elizabeth Killingsworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Killingsworth

For many of us, the day we lose our jobs is the first day that we slow down - ever.

'13 Bankers' In 4 Pictures: Why Wall Street Profits Are Out Of Whack

James Kwak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Kwak

We're not saying that everyone has to agree with everything we say about these pictures. But they make clear what kind of financial system we have today. And they need some kind of explanation.

Wall Street Bankers Are Overpaid, Says Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack said investment bankers are overpaid and Wall Street compensation won't decrease much because firms don't want to lo...

Dear Fellow Owners

Pat Choate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pat Choate

I never wanted to own part of a bank, insurance company, or automaker. But now I do. If you are a U.S. citizen, you do too.

Holiday Songfest: It's Another Ho-Ho-Horowitz Christmas!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Jingle Bells // Sarah sells // Now she's got a book // Truth? Or lies? // While she tries and tries // To be worth a second look. // Oh, the weather outside is frightful // And the GOP is spiteful

The Media Drops to Its Knees for Ex-Bankers

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Fishman

For so many years, financial types from Madoff down proclaimed to be doing something, when in fact they were doing nothing. And now that they're actually doing nothing, the media thinks that's something.

Rising Tide

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gershon Hepner

We all prefer, like King Canute, to think we can control the tide, as we our treasury now loot, from reality to hide.

From Lehman to Landscaping: A Laid-Off Banker, One Year Later

P.G. Sittenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
P.G. Sittenfeld

After losing my job, I watched Lehman's stock price until the whole ship went under last fall. I needed a new source of income, so I moved to Dublin, Ohio to work for a lawn care company.

Returning to the Scene of the Crime

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Reinbach

We can expect a new wave of mortgage-backed bond defaults to hit the headlines any day now.