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Inquiring Minds Want to Know "Why?"

Eve Ellis | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Eve Ellis

Why do companies with gender diverse boards perform better? As the portfolio manager of a strategy which seeks to benefit from this fact,* I am ofte...

If You Want To Save Lives, Become An Investment Banker: Philosopher

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.27.2015 | Impact

LONDON, July 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Investment banking doesn't rank highly on most people's lists of ethical career choices, but according ...

Dear Investment Banker

Eve Ellis | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Eve Ellis

financial success for the client, would you advise on it? Your clients hope so. So I am going to let the cat out of the bag.

"FedUp" Activists Identify the Source of Economic Pain -- The Federal Reserve

Jerry Ashton | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics
Jerry Ashton

For the first time since the '30s, the 99 percent stood up and pointed out the real culprits -- Wall Street and the politicians they own. People listened, they heard, and began to believe.

RBS To Axe Tens Of Thousands Of Jobs

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business

* Job cuts include planned Citizens sale, UK branch sales * Investment bank may be folded into corporate arm * Governmen...

Impact Enterprise: A Charter for Investment Banks?

Lutfey Siddiqi | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Lutfey Siddiqi

How do we amplify the reach of impact ventures? Given that all good intentions require funding, the question may well be rephrased as: How do we turbo-charge the allocation of funds to impact causes? I believe one of the answers is to co-opt investment bankers.

Hey Ivy League--You Banned R.O.T.C., So Why Not Wall Street?

Laura Newland | Posted 03.23.2014 | College
Laura Newland

Five years after the economic collapse, we are still waiting for someone to hold Wall Street accountable, and some colleges are in a position to make an impact by cutting off the banks' talent supply.

Bankers Awaken

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Tarun Sakhrani

These freshly-hired graduates, with dollar signs in their eyes and visions of grand lifestyles in their heads, are subject to ridiculous working hours and conditions, because the employers know the thought process and know they will do whatever it takes.

Eleazar David Melendez

Bank of America Intern Death Sheds Light On Cutthroat World Of Aspiring Bankers | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business

After learning that a summer intern within its investment banking unit had been found dead at his London student housing complex last week, Bank of Am...

Eleazar David Melendez

BofA Takes Hard Look At Work-Life Balance After Intern's Death | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 08.23.2013 | Business

Bank of America said Friday morning it would be studying how to improve the work-life balance of the institution’s junior staffers, a week after a 2...

What You Won't Hear from Tax Agents: Follow Your Heart and the Money Will Follow

Roadtrip Nation | Posted 06.10.2013 | College
Roadtrip Nation

We are a society that creates TV shows based around 16-year-olds having really expensive birthday parties. Media, social networking and even well-meaning friends and family hammer into our brains the idea that success is all about making money. But is it really all about the Benjamins?

Do Hedge Funds Care? Yes, They Really Do!

April Rudin | Posted 05.17.2013 | Impact
April Rudin

Who better than professional money managers to raise and invest funds while applying the skills that make them successful in their day jobs to philanthropic initiatives?

9 Sweet Ways to Totally #Crush That I-Banking Internship

Lance Pauker | Posted 05.01.2013 | College
Lance Pauker

My raging case of little brother syndrome has prompted me to a). possibly throw my life away via the insufferable millennial need to do something "cool," and b). have become an unlicensed cultural commentator. Here, some ways to #makeit as a person aspiring to "summer" in the Hamptons.

Good News For Morgan Stanley

AP | By CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Profits roared back at the investment bank Morgan Stanley in the fourth quarter, reversing a loss in the same period a year ago, whe...

LOOK: You Won't Believe What This Cover Letter Says

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

One student just tried something revolutionary when it comes to applying for a job: being honest. An undergraduate finance student recently wrote a...

Bad News For Workers At This Major Bank

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley plans to cut 1,600 jobs in its investment banking unit, roughly 6 percent of staff in that unit, with employees bei...

Ex-Wall Street CEO: Yeah, We Get Paid Too Much

Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

If you're mad about Wall Street pay, take heart: At least one guy on Wall Street seems to get it. He's not going to give back any of his own pay or anything like that! That would be crazy. But at least somebody out there feels your pain.

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...

Looking Back at 'The Newsroom,' Pondering a Free Market

Andrew Fish | Posted 11.04.2012 | TV
Andrew Fish

By inserting a fictional cast into the framework of real-world events, Aaron Sorkin has provided both an outspoken opinion on American politics and a starting point for research into any number of financial and political issues facing the country.

The Five Most Irritating Statements...

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 10.28.2012 | Business
Tarun Sakhrani

Three continents and three banks later, I can say for certain that there is a certain commonality among all bankers; it is as if they are all ingrained with the same thought process, same genetics, or at least the same mannerisms.

The Missing Business Voice -- Can Sandy Weill Lead the Parade?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business
Judith Samuelson

The cynicism that is engendered when someone like Weill, or Welch, changes his stripes is understandable. Who wants to hear from the guys who already cleaned up in Act 1? But, frankly, I find it refreshing. Where are today's leaders on these same subjects?

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...

Major Bank Slashing Senior Staff

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business

By Sarah White and Douwe Miedema LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Swiss bank Credit Suisse plans to cut up to one-third of...


Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Business
Andy Plesser

While some investors are less than pleased with the performance of the Facebook IPO, it was "priced perfectly" for the company, says Claire Gruppo...

No, Social Security Is Not Broke

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business

There's good reason to doubt that the Trojan Horse entered Troy on this very date in 1184 BC, but there's no doubt you need to know seven and one half...