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What is involved in a career in investment banking ?

After reading The Accidental Investment Banker by Jonathan Cree, I decided my first blog on investment banking and corporate finance was due. From my understanding of investment banking, many people simply don’t understand it. Is it banking? Is it investing? Is it Gordon Gecko in the movie Wall Street or is he a trader? What Read More…

Stock market beginners – What moves the stock market and stock prices?

What factors move the stock market? What about individual stocks? How do interest rates affect the stock market and what does this have to do with the Consumer price index and inflation? Many people know that economic factors such as corporate profits and interest rates tend to influence the movement of the broader stock market. Read More…

11 step guide to create a business plan to attract investment

Whilst reading Getting started in consulting by Alan Weiss, I came across the following 11 steps to go through to create a business plan that is likely to attract investment. I have listed them below: 1 – Company Particulars – Make sure to note the name of the company, the address, the type of public Read More…