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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...

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...

Here's our latest practice resource for aspiring bankers everywhere, and those who just want to test themselves and have some fun! Building on what was our most popular quiz so far, we're doing 10 more brain teaser questions pulled from investment...

The final and arguably toughest gateway into a lucrative finance career is the grueling interview process. It's a bit like passing the bar to become a lawyer, or defending your dissertation to get a Ph.D. After years of studying, it's time...

An increasing market trend involves corporations performing a portfolio review to decide which parts of their business are wholly aligned with the overall corporate strategy. Often, following the review, corporations decide to divest or spin off the business units which are...

Reverse or vendor due diligence is a great strategy for sell-side businesses to perform, allowing them to correct or modify issues prior to exit.
M&A finance business podcast

Podcasts have become an indispensable way of staying on top of financial news. With the ability to focus in on niche topics and get candid interviews from top experts who might avoid the spotlight of TV or radio, podcasts have turned...

Every day we read news articles surrounding the failures and flourishes of companies. One day a brand is performing well, the next their stocks are in the pits. There is, however, a few special companies that hold a different association- they...

The unprecedented number of private equity firms represented at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) convention in Toronto earlier this month confirmed how quickly this “alternative” source of mine financing is going mainstream. The growth is exemplified by Resource Capital...
10 Famous Investment Scams

This month, the trial of Bernie Madoff’s former secretary Annette Bongiorno is expected to wrap up. Bongiorno is one of five former employees on trial for abetting Madoff's fraud. Bernie Madoff was sentenced in 2009 to 150 years in prison after his investment firm Bernard L. Madoff Investments Securities fell apart, costing investors an estimated $65 billion in losses – one of the biggest frauds ever seen in America.