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Earlier this month, it was announced that advertising technology firm TubeMogul would be acquired by Adobe for $540 million in cash tender offer. We were lucky enough to chat with one of the engineers at TubeMogul and get an employee’s perspective...

In this article, we look at how investment bankers can prosper in any financial climate. To understand this resilience we examine how they survived the financial crisis, how the concepts of risk parity can mitigate their portfolio risk, and how a...

Like a lost tribe severed from the rest of the world, investment banking has developed its own seemingly indecipherable language. We’re not talking “shorting” and “IPOs” and “EBITDA” – we’re talking “Tom Hanks racing around the world, wondering what the hell...

Top 4 Things Haunting the Deal Market Today Halloween is just around the corner and people everywhere are outfitting their homes with scary decorations to frighten passersby and trick-or-treaters on October 31st. It seems as if the markets have taken the Halloween...

The strategy game Othello is famous for carrying the tagline, "A minute to learn, a lifetime to master." Investors today should commit this phrase to mind, it’s a reminder of the limitless challenges inherent to the simple act of buying and...

When I was in high school, I dated a girl from South America, which introduced me to a host of different cultural norms. After a family event one evening, I noticed her mother was giving a customary kiss on the cheek...

Entertaining current and potential clients is an integral part of business. Client breakfasts, lunches, dinners, coffee meetings, seminars, conferences or weekend retreats are an opportunity to get to know each other. Face to face meetings are crucial for establishing trust between any two or...

Cisco recently announced it would cut 5,500 jobs as part of its restructuring; Intel, Dell, and other tech firms have cut around 63,000 employees this year alone. While the trimming of a bloated workforce is a good thing, broad, deep cuts...

In a bid to be more efficient and expend less brain power the mind has developed cognitive biases. Simply put, these are essentially lazy assistants that often filter out the details and funnel us into habitual thinking. Biologically speaking, it’s a...

In recent years major banking institutions have explored this new currency system. As recently as this year The Bank of England announced their initiative to create their own cryptocurrency. They’ve named it RSCoin. This new digital currency shares many characteristics of...