Are you Using Twitter?

Twitter is a basic social media tool that I think is the most under-utilized technology that is available for free to the public. I am still very surprised that the vast...

HappyPantsMcgee the Interview.

I've been fortunate enough to meet HPM two years ago at the first Energy Rodeo in Houston and recently had the opportunity to ask him some questions which the WSO audience could find useful. HPM works in strategy at a top 5 bank. Primarily his group concentrates on product and regulatory strategy with a focus on credit and balance generation.

Monkeys are always looking for advice, what do you have to offer?
To undergrads:

Facebook Earnings Call

After the market closes today, Facebook will conduct its first ever earnings conference. With the share price hovering in the high twenties down from the IPO price of 38$, investors are looking forward to hearing what the plans going forward are for Facebook and most importantly their strategy for creating revenue.

As Facebook was hammered during the weeks following the IPO with conversation regarding the doubts about its future revenue growth, Mark Zuckerberg and his staff know that this is the primary point of discussion that they will have to address during their earnings call. The street is projecting that FB will see an increase of earnings compared with last years' second quarter, however, the growth rate of new users has been steadily declining.

Is Media Portrayal of Executive Pay Fair?

Last Thursday Yahoo announced that they will hire Google's Marissa Mayer as their fifth CEO in as many years ( The Kings article here ). It is estimated that Mayer's total...

Banks are Outsourcing Jobs....To Temps

One of the things that I noticed while working at a BB during 2011-2012 is that although there were still full time hires from campus recruiting, their numbers were gradually...

Are Ethics Taught at Top MBA Programs?

Bloomberg had an interesting article up today
discussing whether our top business schools are properly teaching ethics to their students. In summary, the article uses...

Clawbacks at JP Morgan

JP Morgan could potentially issue clawbacks against some of the senior staff at the Chief Investment Office for their role in the recent losses on Euro corporate index CDS...

Where to Live in the Tri-State Area

Everyone who works in the finance industry in New York from Analyst to Managing Partner has to decide where to live and what method of transportation to use to get to work...

Moving on Up

Recently, I have been seeing a number of posts on undergrads starting out with back office type jobs and seeing what you can do to advance yourself to the client facing side of...

Moscow to Join the WTO

In about three weeks, on July 23rd, is the deadline for the Russian President, the government, and the parliament to ratify all required documents to become a full member of...

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