How to Shift from Commercial Banking to Investment Banking

In this post, I will guide you to make a smooth shift from commercial banking to investment banking. The fields of commercial banking and investment banking are poles apart. The main agenda of commercial banks is to manage public money deposits such as savings accounts, fixed deposits, and checking accounts.

How to Build Your Practice in Freelance Financial Modeling?

The work profile of a financial modeler involves constructing a financial representation of some or all aspects of a company or any particular security. In-depth calculations are done to develop the financial model and deliver recommendations. In this article, we will discuss the possibilities of building your own practice in

BIWS Certification Review: Features, Benefits and Courses

All students and professionals are interested in pursuing a career in equity research, investment banking, and private equity sector often enrolls in financial training programs. One of the trusted and preferred financial training programs is offered by Breaking into Wall Street, known as BIWS certification. The article is an in-depth review

How to Become a Successful Financial Writer?

Every human on Earth has one common connect – money. Possessing money isn’t enough. It is necessary to make smart decisions and grow money. A lot of questions on financial investment products arise and lack of adequate knowledge sharing confuses people. This knowledge-gap is an opportunity for you to become

Venture Capitalist Job Description: The Ultimate Guide

I have already written extensively on success stories and career options such as investment banking, hedge fund, private equity, fund management, equity research, etc. One segment that I haven’t written a lot on so far has been an extremely interesting segment of the venture capitalist job description. I am sure

How to Become an Equity Research Analyst: A Complete Guide

I’ve already written more than 10 articles on careers in equity research analysis.  But, I want you to know how to become an equity research analyst. So, this guide is dedicated to you, my dear friend. Make use of this guide and excel as an equity research analyst. 1. Profiling

Equity Research vs Investment Banking: Key Differences Guide

Many times young students, who are following the finance stream, are not really sure what they actually want to do in future. They see their friends or seniors following successful high paying professions in equity research, private equity analyst, financial research, investment banking, hedge fund manager, etc. Many times these

Private Equity vs Venture Capital (PE vs VC): Which One Is Better?

Amongst the newest forms of investment vehicles available for wealthy individuals are Private Equity and Venture Capital. However, it always seems to be a hot topic of discussion about Private Equity vs. Venture Capital (PE vs VC) and which one is better. Private Equity vs Venture Capital (PE vs VC)

Sharpe Ratio Excel: Formula and Calculator Guide

In this article, I’m going to explain how to calculate one of the most famous ratios, among financial analysis, to measure risk in Microsoft Excel: the Sharpe Ratio Excel. The Nobel laureate William F. Sharpe developed the Sharpe Ratio. According to Investopedia: “The Sharpe ratio is calculated by subtracting the risk-free rate from

How to Become a Hedge Fund Manager

Before considering how to become a hedge fund manager, it is necessary and important to know what hedge funds are all about and how it works in business. Essentially speaking, hedge funds are nothing but pooled investments from a number of high-end clients who invest initially in high volumes into