Three Top Paying Jobs for Economics Majors

Salary Review: Economics Professionals With A Master's Earn $30k+ More Most entry-level jobs in the economics field requires a Master’s, while others are paid abundantly more because of the degree. According to a Georgetown study in 2015, Economics majors median annual wages for a Bachelor's was $76,000 whereas the median annual wages for a Master's was approximately $109,000. Economics is [...]

2018-07-13T14:50:32+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

3 Rising Women in Risk Management

As a complement to our Women in Finance series, we wanted to spotlight women that are making a difference mitigating risk for their organizations. While not considered the flashiest segment of finance, an increasing number of women are nevertheless choosing the risk management path- and for good reason. Women are compensated highest, relative to men, [...]

2018-07-11T22:33:46+00:00 July 12th, 2018|

Deutsche Bank’s Risk Management is Becoming a Punchline

Things just keep getting worse for Deutsche Bank. The latest mishap for the German giant was an inadvertent $35 billion wire sent to an external account as collateral for a derivatives position. If you’re wondering what the big deal is, realize that this is more than the entire market cap of Deutsche Bank (the correct [...]

2018-06-19T12:00:11+00:00 June 25th, 2018|

Big Data Analytics and Business School: A Powerful Combination

Big data is kind of a big deal. The ability to sift through 12 quintillion bits of seemingly innocuous data for actionable opportunities has the business world salivating. These new insights can be extremely profitable. And with the amount of data in the world doubling every two years, we’re seeing a paradigm in corporate strategy.1 [...]

2018-06-19T11:59:43+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

3 Hot Compliance Issues to Watch in 2018

3 Hot Financial Compliance Issues to Watch Out for in 2018 Financial technology is evolving at light speed, bringing massive innovation across the industry. While this fosters countless opportunities, it brings an equal number of concerns in the world of financial compliance. We identify three financial trends that risk managers must monitor as the penalties, both [...]

2018-04-30T14:57:38+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

3 Business Lessons Toys R Us Can Teach Us

Toys R Us store closings is a sad situation for many who remember life before e-commerce. The big box retailer was the premier destination for kids seeking the latest toys and gadgets a few decades ago. Sadly, times change as the retailer continues to struggle post-bankruptcy. Regardless of the outcome, we can take away three [...]

2018-03-29T22:07:41+00:00 March 30th, 2018|

4 Reasons to be a Bond Trader in 2018

Once considered a boring counterpart to equities, bond trading should see renewed interest and profitability in the near future. Here are four reasons it’ll pay to be a bond trader in 2018. 1- Government Bonds are Exciting Again You read that right. United States Treasury bonds are becoming a hot investment as interest rates, and [...]

2018-03-27T10:27:38+00:00 March 27th, 2018|

3 Financial Careers that Benefit from Volatility

Market watchers are well aware of the stock market volatility moves in the Dow Jones Industrial Average this year. On an absolute basis, the U.S. markets endured some of the largest point drops in history. In fact, the Dow fell a record 1,600 points on February 5th. There have also been several ‘white-knuckle’ days over [...]

2018-03-24T11:14:10+00:00 February 28th, 2018|

Help Wanted: Bankers

Financial Job Bank: Help Wanted Bankers In December, President Trump signed into law the largest tax reform legislation since the Reagan Administration. While the across-the-board tax cuts will help both individuals and corporations, we focus on the corporate side in this article and learn more about the financial job bank. Check out our job bank [...]

2018-02-28T13:44:21+00:00 February 27th, 2018|

3 Crypto Careers in Finance

Many believe cryptocurrencies are the future of money.  We discussed their arcane potential two years ago and today they have become quite mainstream. The media coverage has helped induce a buying frenzy among the public, evident with the hyperbolic price moves in bitcoin, the most popular digital currency. As a refresher, cryptocurrencies (such as bitcoin, ripple, [...]

2018-01-30T16:30:24+00:00 January 30th, 2018|