Nick Borden-Sanford

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A Wall Street billionaire has one piece of money advice for pro athletes

In a recent episode of "Wall Street Week," Lasry said friends and family usually start to ask for money when players get signed.<p>"You've got to sort of understand, for them, they're the only person out of their neighborhood or out of that whole family structure that has made money,<br>Lasry said. "So …

Milwaukee Bucks

Memo to our politicians: Stop saying 'Canada is in recession'

What's a recession?<p>I lost track of how many times the phrase “Canada is in recession” was tossed around during last week's leaders debate.<p>‎The Conservatives have locked themselves in to describing the first six months as a recession by enshrining the technical definition - two straight quarters of …

Economy

The Day Social Media Schooled Wall Street

At 1:07 pm on Tuesday, April 23rd of last year, a message went out from the Associated Press’s Twitter feed that stopped Wall Street in its tracks.<p><b>**Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured.**</b><p>Predictably, the news, which spread out from the AP’s 1.9 million Twitter …

Stock Markets

The 5 Best Pieces of Financial Wisdom From Ben Bernanke

There's no such thing as a free lunch.<p>Particularly when it comes to getting a few hours of Ben Bernanke's time. The former chairman of the U.S. …

Nike, the Brazilian national football team, and $40 million paid into a Swiss bank account

Nike is not named in the US Department of Justice indictments charging 14 people with racketeering, wire fraud, and money laundering conspiracies. The charges allege those indicted participated in a "24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer." Nike has said …

Corruption

Investment Banking Training

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Investment-Banking Background in Vogue for CFO Posts

By<p>Kimberly S. Johnson<p>Kimberly S. Johnson<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@KimberlyReports<p>Kimberly.Johnson@wsj.com<p>and Ryan Dezember<p>Comcast’s incoming finance chief has investment-banking skills that seem to be increasingly popular for businesses looking for growth opportunities.<p>Michael Cavanagh was …

Venture Capital

Merrill on the hunt for heads despite loss

Bank of America-Merrill Lynch is in the market to hire senior employees, reflecting strong transaction activity in Australia this year, despite the …

One chart that tells you everything about bonuses on Wall Street

Banking bonuses: still falling<p>If you’re looking for a financial services job that comes with potential for big bonus growth in the years to come, …

Investing

Q1 2015 U.S. Investment Banking Round-Up: FICC Trading

The first quarter of 2015 was a strong period for global investment banks in terms of FICC (fixed income, currencies & commodities) trading revenues thanks to a notable increase in debt as well as currency trading activity worldwide from the Swiss central bank’s unexpected move to remove the cap on …

Markets