GETTING HIRED BY SECTORInvestment Banking
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8 months 2 weeks agoBarry Miller, Manager New Employer Development, Pace University
Wed Sep 5, 2012 11:23am EDT
(Reuters) - Shares of BlackRock, the world's largest money manager, are undervalued by about 20 percent even if the firm has to cut fees on its popular iShares line of exchange-traded funds, ac ...
10 months 2 weeks agoBarry Miller, Manager New Employer Development, Pace University
By Carolyn Bandel - Jul 3, 2012 3:32 AM ET
BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, will buy Swiss Re Ltd. (SREN)’s Private Equity Partners AG for an undisclosed amount to extend its investments into infrastructur ...
1 year 1 day agoBarry Miller, Manager New Employer Development, Pace University
LONDON | Mon May 21, 2012 6:53am EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - British bank Barclays said it is to sell its 19.6 percent holding in U.S. asset manager BlackRock, worth $6.1 billion and which it has held for almost three years.
1 year 1 month agoBarry Miller, Manager New Employer Development, Pace University
By Alexis Leondis - Apr 18, 2012 6:41 AM ET
BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world’s biggest asset manager, said first-quarter profit rose 0.7 percent as rising markets boosted assets.
Net income increased to $572 million, or $3. ...
1 year 9 months agoBarry Miller, Manager New Employer Development, Pace University
By James Regan
SYDNEY | Tue Aug 9, 2011 2:26am EDT
SYDNEY (Reuters) - BlackRock (BLK.N) will use profits it is making in gold and bond markets to seek out bargains in falling global equity markets, James Holt, invest ...
1 year 10 months agoSteve Walker, Business Analyst / PM - Associate, Goldman Sachs
By SUSANNE CRAIG
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, said on Wednesday that its second-quarter profit rose 25 percent, to $578 million, spurred by strong showings in most of its divisions.
While other financial firms ...
By David Bogoslaw
Interest rates can turn quickly, as the Greek government learned when its 10-year bond soared more than 9 percentage points in the past year on default worries. Such danger has some fixed-income investors considering a ...
1 year 11 months agoRyan Taylor, Project Manager - Technology, Morgan Stanley
By Gregory Taggart
As it pushes ahead with regulatory changes that promise better liquidity and price transparency in the derivatives marketplace, Washington has good intentions. First, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Prot ...
2 years 1 month agoRavindra Rao, Business Analyst, New York Life
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, said on Thursday that its first-quarter profit jumped 34 percent, to $568 million, reflecting stronger stock markets and the increasing confidence of investors.The firm, one of the few financi ...
By Michael Patterson, Whitney Kisling and Rita Nazareth
The money managers who picked the global stock market bottom say now is no time to sell as the biggest equity rally since 1955 starts its third year.
Laszlo Birinyi, who told c ...