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MIT Dean...So I guess the compulsion for candidates to lie about their GPA is one thing, to lie about graduating college altogether is another. Check out the fiasco with the MIT Dean. ...
aadpepsi
79 years 2 months ago
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American Bank CEOs made $23 million more on average in 2006 when compared to their Major European counterpartsThe following article detailed how the Chairmen & CEO of the 3 major European Banks: Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and UBS make significantly less than their American counterparts. The average compensation for the chairmen of UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank was $18 million in 2006 when compa...
JambaMan
09 years 3 months ago
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J.P. Morgan Chase: Building The Global Bank - Interesting article Article on a JP Morgan Chase from McKinsey Quarterly. JPMorgan Chase ranks among the world's leading financial-services businesses, boasting $1.3 trillion in assets, a major U.S. consumer-banking franchise and operations in more than 50 countries. Created from a succession of mergers over recent y...
BananaMan
39 years 3 months ago
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Bonuses at Wall Street Big Five Surge to $36 BillionBy Christine Harper Nov. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Never in the history of Wall Street have so many earned so much in so little time. Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch & Co., Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Bear Stearns Cos. are about to reward their 173,000 employees with $36 bil...
MetalJack
159 years 3 months ago
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Credit Suisse Banker arrested for insider tradinghttp://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&si... This will be of interest to many here. ...
net worth or nothing
69 years 3 months ago
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Market OutlookI hope the markets remain stable in the foreseeable future. I would dislike my bonus being cut. Only time will tell.http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/Investing/Con... ...
Teddy K
19 years 4 months ago
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J.P. Morgan Chase: Building The Global Bank - Short article Article on JP Morgan Chase from McKinsey Quarterly. JPMorgan Chase ranks among the world's leading financial-services businesses, boasting $1.3 trillion in assets, a major U.S. consumer-banking franchise and operations in more than 50 countries. Created from a succession of mergers over recent ye...
nychimp
39 years 4 months ago
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Duff & Phelps - Reputation and culture? I'd like to know more about Duff & Phelps, can anyone help? What kind of reputation do they have? What is the culture like? Anything helpful... Thank you kindly ...
rosshill22
09 years 4 months ago
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daily emails? morning calls?I dont have as much time as I used to, to keep track of the markets and what's going on in the world of investments. Anyone know if a good email newsletter I can subscribe to, to get daily updates on the markets? ...
iice74
49 years 5 months ago
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iBO Winter NewsletterDear Fellow Primates, We keep getting forced to upgrade our server because too many monkeys keep eating too many bananas at once. Please update your Profiles -- we added an Industry selection to your Monkey Stats page so other monkeys can know what industry you are working in. (click on "my account...
nychimp
09 years 6 months ago
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On Buyouts, There Ought to Be a LawRemember Ben Stein...or Win Ben Stein's Money? Check out his article on Buyouts... JUST as surely as the swallows return to Capistrano, now that the market has corrected a bit, the managers and private equity firms, investment banks and university endowments are out making ...
nychimp
59 years 7 months ago
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Goldman Sachs seeks to close GoldmanSEXGoldmanSEX is under fire from Goldman Sachs... the website provides certain "services" for Monkeys. The New York-based investment bank, Goldman Sachs, is trying to shut down a Web site called Goldmansex.com, saying it could be confused with its own name. The investment bank submitted a complaint a...
BananaMan
159 years 7 months ago
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Senate probes hedge fund ties with analystsArticle on Hedge Funds and potential for fraud with "independent" analysts. The Senate Judiciary Committee will on Tuesday hold a hearing into hedge funds and their use of independent analysts, an area under scrutiny following high-profile lawsuits by companies that have been targeted by hedge fund...
BananaMan
29 years 7 months ago
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Please, Sir, I Want Some More.An intresting article on how Goldman Sachs is carving up its $11 Billion money pie. It ...
nychimp
59 years 7 months ago
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Weeding out hedge fund hype uncovers dirtAn interesting article on Hedge Funds and dirt Hedge funds increasingly are pressuring executives to either shape things up or move on, but a study suggests that their demands aren't doing much to improve the financial health of the companies they target. Researchers at New York University conclud...
nychimp
19 years 8 months ago
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Your new bankers: hedge fundsAn article on Hedge Funds and how they are starting to back small companies. Growing companies could be tapping into a new source of capital in 2007: Hedge funds are getting into the private-equity business. And although some are investing in large venture capital or similar institutional funds, ot...
nychimp
19 years 8 months ago
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Workers feel pinch of private equityAn intresting article on PE and how they can sometimes overburden their portfolio companies with debt. STANDARD & POOR ...
nychimp
39 years 8 months ago
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Aozora IPOI'm wondering if anyone has some insight into the Aozora Bank IPO in Japan, and why it failed so misserably? ...
eckammeyer
09 years 9 months ago
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Good times roll for investment bankerAn article for all you Aussies out there on MACQUARIE Bank and how they "thrashed current profit expectations." Australia's largest investment bank yesterday unveiled a healthy 51 per cent interim profit increase to a staggering $730 million. The announcement came just two months after saying it ex...
BananaMan
09 years 9 months ago
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Lazard / Wasserstein vs. BBsI came across this article on Lazard and its transformations since Wasserstein has taken over. Bruce Wasserstein is trying to be diplomatic -- really he is -- as he compares Lazard Ltd. (LAZ ), the storied investment bank that he runs, with Wall Street giants like Goldman Sachs (GS ), Merrill Lynch...
nychimp
09 years 10 months ago
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article on wasserstein/lazardneat article on wasserstein and lazard out todayhttp://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/06_45... ...
thatguy123
09 years 10 months ago
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So apparently there is a possibility of another attack on NYC/Washington during Ramadan.cliffs: muslims warned to leave US because there'll be another terrorist attack before the end of Ramadan(Oct 23)...probably bullshit [quote]WASHINGTON ...
aspiringmonkey
69 years 10 months ago
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Inside Goldman's Secret Rite: The Race to Become Partnerhttp://www.careerjournal.com/salaryhiring/industri... Inside Goldman's Secret Rite: The Race to Become Partner By Susanne Craig - October 16, 2006 From The Wall Street Journal Online In June, top executives at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. began compiling lists of candidates for one of Wall Street's mo...
MetalJack
29 years 10 months ago
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Time Warner Sues google over YouTube copyright infringement[quote] Google faces copyright fight over YouTube ...
aspiringmonkey
19 years 10 months ago
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iBO Summer Newsletter: 2006 Compensation Database Now Available!2006 Compensation Database Now Available on the Site! http://www.iBankingOasis.com ...pass it on Dear Members of iBankingOasis.com: We have just released the 2006 Compensation Database for your enjoyment and inner Curious George! Graphs included: Average Salary and Bonus breakdown by Position Av...
newsletter
59 years 10 months ago
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CHA - CHING! Private equity professionals saw pay increaseCheck out how much private equity professionals got paid. Riding a wave of cheap debt and loose institutional money, private equity professionals averaged $816,000 in average compensation last year. The 45 percent year-over-year pay increase was the largest ever recorded by the annual Private Equit...
BananaMan
29 years 10 months ago
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Would-be MBAs are facing more competitionArticle on would-be MBAs facing more competition. There was sharper competition to get into business schools this year, with MBA programs reporting increased applications to both full- and part-time programs, according to a study to be released today. About two-thirds of full-time MBA programs saw ...
nychimp
39 years 11 months ago
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Firm charges PayPal founder, hedge fund with fraudPay "Pal"? I think not! Firm charges PayPal founder, hedge fund with fraud. PayPal founder Peter A. Thiel and his hedge-fund management company, Clarium Capital Management, are accused of fraud in a lawsuit filed Monday. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Californi...
BananaMan
39 years 11 months ago
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How to set up your own hedge fundThinking of starting your own hedge fund? Read this and have a laugh. I ...
BananaMan
39 years 11 months ago
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Private equity investors get hungrierWhat's next? Microsoft? Interesting perspective from a guy down under. AS leveraged buyouts go, the recently announced $US33 billion deal ($43.42 billion) to buy HCA, the US hospitals group, is rated the biggest ever. Now, NTL, the heavily indebted European cable group, looks set to go the same wa...
nychimp
49 years 11 months ago
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Private equity's barbarians are on top - for nowArticle on private equity's current run on top ...for now. Not since the late 1980s has the world of private equity so entranced Wall Street. The deals are huge ($33 billion for hospital chain HCA), and the investment dollars continue to pour in (new record: Blackstone closed a $15.6 billion fund i...
BananaMan
39 years 11 months ago
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Another Workplace MassacreAnother workplace massacre...Who do you think is to blame? Interesting perspective...I could definitely see this happening in an iBank one day. A disgruntled and bullied Safeway employee is the latest to commit a workplace massacre. The press and coworkers are blaming the attacker -- but the real c...
nychimp
29 years 12 months ago
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HedgeFund.net Releases Hedge Fund Performance Estimates for July 2006Article on Hedge Fund performance for July 2006...looks like we aren't the only ones who are hurting. Early estimates show the HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Average, an equal weighted average of all single manager hedge funds in the HedgeFund.net database, was -0.24% in July and is +5.44% year-to-date (...
nychimp
110 years 2 weeks ago
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LBOs: What the little guy should fearArticle trying to give private equity a bad name...but an interesting perspective nonetheless. Leveraged buyouts (LBOs) are booming, and Wall Street seems to be cheering the surge. Cash-rich private equity firms have been on a buying spree. Global sponsor-backed buyouts have reached $372.6 billion...
BananaMan
210 years 2 weeks ago
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Inside Wall Street's Culture Of RiskInteresting article on Wall Street's culture of risk from BusinessWeek. Investment banks are placing bigger bets than ever and beating the odds -- at least for now... Read on. ...
BananaMan
110 years 1 month ago
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Life in a connected worldArticle on how our lives have changed because of the internet...just think, without the internet, iBankingOasis wouldn't be possible and you'd be suffering in relative obscurity. What is the Internet doing to us? Thirteen years after the invention of the web browser, are we any smarter? Are we cr...
nychimp
110 years 1 month ago
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Show Up the Boss and Live to Tell About ItEmbarrass your Boss?...this article could help you learn what to do. Embarrassing the boss clearly is a no-no, but it doesn't have to be the end of the line. Much depends on how the subordinate handles the aftermath, say career coaches and public relations experts. Read on. ...
nychimp
010 years 1 month ago
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Hedge Fund Industry's Dirty Little SecretInteresting article on recent Hedge Fund "bubble" you might want to check out. Many are trying to understand or explain the synchronized decline in stocks, bonds and commodities in May. My explanation: It is the hedge fund industry's dirty little secret. A long time ago, hedge funds were predicated...
nychimp
110 years 1 month ago
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Mother admits helping son run hedge fund scamHard to believe, but mommy isn't so innncoent all the time...here is an article on a mom that helped her son run a hedge fund scam. Talk about setting an example. A Greenwich mortgage broker admitted Thursday that she helped her college-age son recruit investors in a multimillion-dollar hedge fu...
nychimp
110 years 1 month ago
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Private Equity: What is it and why you might want to do it...Another informative article on private equity?...A little history and why you might be interested in starting a career in PE. What exactly is private equity and why should you be interested in it? IIM Ahmedabad alumnus Abhijit Nath gives you the lowdown and hopes that at the end of it, some of you ...
BananaMan
010 years 2 months ago
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Think Your Boss is Bad?Article on labor union contest in which worker with most woeful supervisor tale can win one-week vacation. If any i-Bankers had time to enter the contest I think we know who would win. The U.S. labor movement is asking workers to move their complaints about their bosses from the water cooler to ...
BananaMan
010 years 2 months ago
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Trading UpInteresting article on the transition of power...tensions and blurring lines between traders, salesmen and investment bankers When Hank Paulson took joint charge of Goldman Sachs in 1994, the investment bank was enduring one of the worst years in its recent history. Sudden swings in the financial ...
nychimp
110 years 2 months ago
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US Stocks ReboundArticle on US stocks and a much needed rebound the last few days. US stocks rose overnight and the Nasdaq snapped an eight-day losing streak as investors looked for bargains and brokerage upgrades helped shares of semiconductors and airplane manufacturer Boeing Co. Read on. ...
BananaMan
010 years 2 months ago
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Goldman Profits BIGArticle on Goldman's blowout profits for the 2nd Quarter. US investment bank Goldman Sachs said today that revenue more than doubled from the same period a year ago, boosted by another record quarter for fixed income, currency and commodities trading and an 87% increase in investment banking reven...
nychimp
010 years 2 months ago
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Beer for Bags?Trading bags for beer? Why didn't I think of that? Had to post this story. Australians who hawk messenger bags come up with a novel promotion -- and they're drinking it up all the way to the bank. Read on. ...
nychimp
010 years 2 months ago
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The Upshot: Guaranteed bonuses for new starters tooWith demand for junior corporate financiers hotter than ever, recruiters say even first-year analysts can now command guaranteed bonuses. ...
BananaMan
310 years 3 months ago

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