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Seeking Your Alpha

Seeking Your Alpha

By the time you graduate from business school with a degree in finance, you can value assets, optimize investment portfolios, structure complex transactions and more. The problem is, when you step out into the real world, those skills are a dime a dozen. To be a top-tier employee, you will[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Movie Review: Equity

Until now, Leonardo DiCaprio’s lead role in “The Wolf of Wall Street” seemingly cemented him as the Wall Street genre’s most widely recognizable figure. However, “Equity,” starring Anna Gunn, has swiftly shifted the balance of power in this ever-expanding genre. The second movie by director Meera Menon, whose 2013 directorial[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Movie Review: ‘The Big Short’

★★★★★ An adaptation of Michael Lewis’ bestselling 2010 novel of the same name, “The Big Short” explores the inner workings of the 2007-2008 financial crisis and the few individuals who profited from it through the unique perspective of a handful of financial industry outsiders. The plot weaves the intricate beginnings[Read More…]

Businesswomen Discuss  Wall Street Careers

Businesswomen Discuss Wall Street Careers

Georgetown’s Women in Leadership Initiative and the Georgetown chapter of the Financial Management Association hosted a panel and networking event Thursday in the Rafik B. Hariri Building about women and their roles in the financial sector, specifically on Wall Street. The panel, which was moderated by professor Lynn Doran from[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
On Wall Street, New Limits for Weekend Work

On Wall Street, New Limits for Weekend Work

Credit Suisse, a major employer of Georgetown graduates, has followed the efforts of other investment banks to improve employee work-life balance by limiting weekend working hours for junior employees. In a Jan. 13 internal memo, Credit Suisse revealed new policies to discourage the two lowest levels of employees, analysts and[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Business
Back From Boot Camp

Back From Boot Camp

“I spent the summer working on Wall Street” likely conjures images of posh offices, nights out in the city and weekend getaways with the bosses. Yet while the pay is good and prospects of full-time employment are enticing, interning on Wall Street is no vacation. Zach Zimmerman (MSB ’14) — who[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Business

Create Change for the 99%

By this point, the fat cats of Wall Street have become familiar with the masses of Occupiers settled at the foot of their office buildings. Starting today, however, Georgetown will get a taste of the demonstrations, as students begin marching from the front gates of campus to join protesters at[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Occupiers on Target

Divisive, messy and disorganized, the protesters currently occupying Zuccotti Park in Manhattan have been derided for everything from their hairstyles to their skewed demographics, which lean toward the young and idealistic. Although they may not have a 20-Point Plan poised for its introduction to the Senate, I’m willing to state that this,[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments Opinion

MSB Students and Faculty Ring NYSE Closing Bell

Students and faculty of the McDonough School of Business made their voices – and cowbells – heard on Wall Street as they sounded the New York Stock Exchange’s closing bell from the Hilltop on Tuesday. The event, which occurred in the lobby of the Rafik B. Hariri Building, was streamed[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News