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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 billi...
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Credit Suisse Banker arrested for insider tradinghttp://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=awqmKsy_V3Xg&refer=home This will be of interest to many here....
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Market Outlook I 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/ContrarianChronicles/DangerMarketPartyingLikeItsMarch2000.aspx...
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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 y...
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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?...
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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 accoun...
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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 ...
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Goldman Sachs seeks to close GoldmanSEXGoldmanSEX is under fire from Goldman Sachs... ...
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Senate probes hedge fund ties with analystsArticle on Hedge Funds and ...
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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...
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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 concl...
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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, o...
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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...
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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? ...
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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 ...
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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 Lync...
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article on wasserstein/lazardneat article on wasserstein and lazard out today http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/06_45/b4008001.htm...
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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 ...
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Inside Goldman's Secret Rite: The Race to Become Partnerhttp://www.careerjournal.com/salaryhiring/industries/financialservices/20061016-craig.html?mod=RSS_Career_Journal&cjrss=frontpage 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 Goldm...
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Time Warner Sues google over YouTube copyright infringement[quote] Google faces copyright fight over YouTube ...
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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 ...
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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 Equi...
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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 sa...
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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 Califor...
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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...
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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 w...
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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 ...
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Another Workplace MassacreAnother workplace massacre......
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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 ...
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LBOs: What the little guy should fearArticle trying to give private equity a bad name...but an interesting ...
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Inside Wall Street's Culture Of RiskInteresting article on Wall Street's...
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Life in a connected worldArticle on how our lives have changed because of the internet...just think, without the internet, ...
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Show Up the Boss and Live to Tell About ItEmbarrass your Boss?...this article ...
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Hedge Fund Industry's Dirty Little SecretInteresting article on recent ...
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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 ...
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Trading UpInteresting article on the transition of power...tensions and blurring lines ...
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US Stocks ReboundArticle on US stocks and a ...
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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. ...

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