iOS app Android app

Wall Street Jobs

WATCH: Why College Students Feel So Ambivalent About Wall Street Jobs

Posted 01.25.2014 | College

College students seem to have a love-hate relationship with Wall Street. Even in 2011, when the Occupy Wall Street movement threw recruiters for a loo...

We Live In A World In Which Wall Street Cheers About Our Jobs Crisis

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business

You’re excused if you mistakenly think the stock market’s success is good for you. After all, we’re constantly being bombarded with talk of just...

College Grads Eye Wall Street Jobs As Route To Save The World

Posted 06.04.2013 | Impact

Jason Trigg wanted to change the world when he graduated from MIT. So he took a job at a hedge fund on Wall Street where he writes software all day. ...

Harvard Grads Are So Over Wall Street, Apparently

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business

The Wall Street brain drain appears to be over, according to a recent study. Of Harvard graduates this year who already have jobs, about a third of...

$20 BILLION IN BONUSES

AP | By MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Wall Street cash bonuses for 2012 are expected to rise 8 percent to $20 billion, partly driven by deferred payments from previou...

Chelsea Clinton On Her Wall Street Job: 'I Didn't Get Any Meaning From It'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.04.2012 | Business

When your pops is a onetime president, a meaningless existence, however wealthy, just doesn't cut it. That's why Chelsea Clinton, daughter of forme...

The 35.9 Percent

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.08.2012 | College
The Daily Princetonian

The fact that the subject of Ivy League students entering finance arouses curiosity reveals some of the prejudices of the curious. If we agreed that Wall Street were a great place to begin a career, the question wouldn't be worth thinking about.

Wall Street Slashed Thousands Of Jobs Last Month

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Wall Street axed 2,000 workers in December as poor profits led companies to slice expenses, the biggest reduction since last summ...

The Investment Banking Profession As We Know It Is Over

Bloomberg | William D. Cohan | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

We are witnessing the decline and fall of the investment-banking profession as we have known it for the past 40 years. The evidence is everywhere. ...

Wall Street Could Shed Thousands More Jobs By End Of Next Year

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wall Street is again losing jobs because of global economic woes, threatening tax revenue for a city and state heavily reliant on the...

Wall Street Starting To Scale Back Pay On Trading Desks

Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Lauren Tara LaCapra) - Large Wall Street banks are starting to scale back compensation on trading desks as shareholders grow increasingl...

Why Women Are Fleeing Wall Street

WSJ | Kyle Stock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Economists are struggling to explain an exodus of women from Wall Street, but one is not the least bit surprised by the data: Sylvia Ann Hewlett, foun...

'Help Wanted': The Sign Wall Street Really Wants To See

DailyFinance | DAN BURROWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

That's because traders and investors are just plain confused, Polcari says, as bulls and bears try to square the sharp recovery in corporate profits w...

Wall Street Profits Soar To $50B, Bonuses To Rise Up To 40 Percent

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a clear sign of Wall Street's rebound, investment firms are producing record profits this year and the average bonus could rise as much as 40 perce...

New York Fed Goes Through Hiring Spree

ft.com | Aline van Duyn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is aggressively hiring traders as it seeks to manage its burgeoning securities holdings, making the central bank ...

College Grads Shun Wall St. For Non-Profits

bloomberg.com | Oliver Staley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nationally, 27 percent of about 1.6 million graduating seniors plan to work for nonprofit groups or governments, an increase from 23 percent in 2008, ...

Report: Wall Street May Cut 20,000 Jobs Over 2 Years

Reuters | Joan Gralla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York City risks losing more than 20,000 jobs in the high-paying financial sector over the next two years as the crisis in mortgage markets drives ...