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 [...]

2018-06-19T11:21:20+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|

2018 Financial Industry Career Outlook

Good times abound in the financial industry. Continued rising of financial markets is a tide that lifts all boats. We expect 2018 to be another strong year, but there are some areas within finance that should fare better than others. On the Rise Trading While a contrarian pick, we believe trading may see a significant [...]

2018-01-12T16:08:56+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

Why Earning a Finance Degree in 2018 is a Good Decision

Why Earning a Finance Degree in 2018 is a Good Decision Are you thinking of continuing your education in finance in 2018? Here's why you should earn a finance degree in 2018. The financial industry is growing. It needs people like you who can solve problems, spot opportunities and create win-win scenarios for all involved. [...]

2018-01-19T13:06:52+00:00 December 29th, 2017|

2017 Bonuses in the Financial Industry: A Mixed Bag

Despite a steadily improving economy, historically low unemployment and record corporate profits, bonuses for year ending 2017 are expected to be rather unimpressive. A nationwide survey of human resource professionals by job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, showed that just 39% of companies plan on implementing either a companywide or performance-based bonus for 2017, [...]

2017-12-17T18:49:37+00:00 December 17th, 2017|