CFAA Spotlight

CFAA Spotlight | The decline in yields this week has come amid a pause in U.S. Treasury auctions of new debt, even as appetite has seemingly picked up.

In a notice posted late Friday evening, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) demanded that more than two dozen additional apps tied to Didi be scrubbed from China’s app stores

Bezos will transition to executive chair of Amazon’s board, handing the CEO title over to his one-time protégé, cloud-computing boss Andy Jassy

The decline in yields this week has come amid a pause in U.S. Treasury auctions of new debt, even as appetite has seemingly picked up.

The Next Great Disruption Is Hybrid Work—Are We Ready?

Robinhood reveals breakneck growth, legal pitfalls in IPO filing

Job Board

Risk Analyst
ICE

Senior Trade Operations Analyst
 Hudson River Trading

Principal Platform Engineer
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Researcher
Selby Jennings

HFT Quantitative Researcher
Selby Jennings QRF

Quantitative Finance Analyst
Bank of America

Wealth Advisor Associate
Morgan Stanley

Analyst – Leverage Finance
Fitch Ratings Inc

Sr Interest Rates and OTC Products Analyst
CME

Investment Banking (Experienced) Associate – Biotech Healthcare
William Blair

Private Equity Associate
Selby Jennings

Crypto Trader
DTG Capital Markets

Upcoming Events (online)

            July 14, 2021 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs | The Future of the US Dollar and a World in Debt

            July 15, 2021 Ascend | Ascend National Career Fair

            July 15, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | Distinguished Speaker Series: Dan Draper, CFA

            July 22, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | July Monthly Happy Hour

            July 28, 2021 FIA | Q2 2021 trends in futures and options trading

            July 29, 2021 FIA | How US firms can navigate the EU regulatory agenda on ESG

CFAA Spotlight |Didi Chuxing Technology Co., the Chinese ride-hailing behemoth, made its IPO papers public on Thursday

Didi Chuxing Technology Co., the Chinese ride-hailing behemoth, made its IPO papers public on Thursday

BlackRock expands China footprint with wealth management licence

In less than 72 hours, Clover’s share price soared 200% to a high of $28.85

US drops Trump order targeting TikTok, plans its own review

The winner, whose identity has not been announced, will join the Amazon founder Bezos and his brother Mark on the flight.

Job Board

Trade Support Engineer (Asian Hours)
          Geneva Trading

Senior Financial Analyst
          DRW

Principal Platform Engineer
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Researcher
          Selby Jennings

Credit Risk Analyst
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Finance Analyst
          Bank of America

Wealth Management Support Specialist I
          BMO Harris Bank

Analyst – Leverage Finance
          Fitch Ratings Inc

Sr Interest Rates and OTC Products Analyst
          CME

Investment Banking (Experienced) Associate – Biotech Healthcare
          William Blair

Private Equity Associate
          Selby Jennings

Credit Risk Analyst
          CME

Upcoming Events (online)

            June 16, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago | Evolution of Corporate Engagement

            June 22, 2021 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Corporate Leadership Breakfast – June 2021

            June 29, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago | Careers in Private Debt (Members Only)

            July 15, 2021 Ascend | Ascend National Career Fair

A Discussion on Paths to Pension De-risking

CFAA Spotlight | China Is Betting Big on Its Digital Currency.

China Is Betting Big on Its Digital Currency. What It Means for Alibaba and Tencent.

The Great Bitcoin Debate: Warren Buffett vs. Bill Miller

Major disappointment: America added way fewer jobs than expected in April

TikTok Names New CEO and Chief Operating Officer

Chinese Firms Are Listing in the U.S. at a Record-Breaking Pace

Job Board

Senior Strategy Associate
LGIMA

Senior Financial Analyst
DRW

Principal Platform Engineer
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Researcher
Selby Jennings

Credit Risk Analyst
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Finance Analyst
Bank of America

Analyst, Valuations
Revantage, A Blackstone Company

Analyst – Leverage Finance
Fitch Ratings Inc

Sr Interest Rates and OTC Products Analyst
CME

Investment Banking (Experienced) Associate – Biotech Healthcare
William Blair

Private Equity Associate
Selby Jennings

Associate – Consumer Products
S&P Global

Upcoming Events (online)

May 13, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Capital Markets Series: Cryptocurrency

May 19, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Financial Modeling Best Practices

May 20, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Discussion Group – The Future of Energy

May 25-26, 2021 Managed Funds Association | MFA FORUM 2021

May 26, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Jan Hatzius

CFAA Spotlight | Alibaba Hit With Record $2.8 Billion Antitrust Fine in China

AMC’s Chinese Owner Gives Up Control Over World’s Largest Cinema Chain

Vanguard Hits Pause on Fund Ambitions in China

JPMorgan to Buy $410 Million Stake in Chinese Bank’s Wealth Business

BlackRock closes Shanghai unit as it shifts focus to mutual fund business

Alibaba Hit With Record $2.8 Billion Antitrust Fine in China
 
Job Board
         
Senior Strategy Associate
LGIMA

Senior Financial Analyst
DRW

Principal Platform Engineer
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
    
Quantitative Researcher
Selby Jennings

Credit Risk Analyst
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Finance Analyst
Bank of America

M&A Analyst (Temp)
OneSpan
     
Analyst – Leverage Finance
Fitch Ratings Inc
     
Senior Data Scientist
CME

Investment Banking (Experienced) Associate – Biotech Healthcare
William Blair

Private Equity Associate
Selby Jennings
     
Data Management Associate
CreditNinja

Upcoming Events (online)

April 14, 2021 CFAA Event | Outlook and Trends of the IPO Activities of Chinese Companies in the Domestic and Overseas Markets in 2021

April 13, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Marc Lasry

April 14, 2021 CME Group | CME Clearing Webinar

April 14, 2021 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Measuring and Maximizing the Value of Marketing Spend

April 21, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Capital Markets Series: Market Microstructure

April 27, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Investment Impacts of the Pandemic

April 28, 2021 FIA | Law & Compliance Division Conference          Senior Strategy Associate
          LGIMAJob Board
         
Senior Strategy Associate
LGIMA

Senior Financial Analyst
DRW

Principal Platform Engineer
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
    
Quantitative Researcher
Selby Jennings

Credit Risk Analyst
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Finance Analyst
Bank of America

M&A Analyst (Temp)
OneSpan
     
Analyst – Leverage Finance
Fitch Ratings Inc
     
Senior Data Scientist
CME

Investment Banking (Experienced) Associate – Biotech Healthcare
William Blair

Private Equity Associate
Selby Jennings
     
Data Management Associate
CreditNinja

Upcoming Events (online)

April 14, 2021 CFAA Event | Outlook and Trends of the IPO Activities of Chinese Companies in the Domestic and Overseas Markets in 2021

April 13, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Marc Lasry

April 14, 2021 CME Group | CME Clearing Webinar

April 14, 2021 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Measuring and Maximizing the Value of Marketing Spend

April 21, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Capital Markets Series: Market Microstructure

April 27, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Investment Impacts of the Pandemic

April 28, 2021 FIA | Law & Compliance Division Conference

CFAA Spotlight | Central banks around the world want to get into digital currencies—here’s why

Central banks around the world want to get into digital currencies—here’s why

China’s Exports Surge From 2020 Lockdown as Demand Booms

Celebratory ‘Vaxications’ Are Giving the Travel Industry a Boost

U.S. Job Growth Surges Past Estimates; Unemployment Dips to 6.2%

China’s five-year plan for economy is crucial to meeting net zero by 2060

VW expects half of U.S. sales to be electric vehicles by 2030

Job Board

 Cash Management and Reconciliations Analyst
          LGIMA

Venture Capital Analyst
          DRW

Principal Platform Engineer
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

U.S. Sustainability Analyst
          William Blair & Company, L.L.C

Business Intelligence Analyst
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Finance Analyst
          Bank of America

Investment Banking Associate-Industrials
          BMO

Analyst – Leverage Finance
          Fitch Ratings Inc

Associate Director – Structured Finance Ratings
          S&P Global

Consultant, The Wealth Office
          DiMeo Schneider & Associates, L.L.C.

Private Equity Associate
          Selby Jennings

Data Associate – Risk Management
          Avant

Upcoming Events (online)

            Mar 9, 2021 CME Group | Webinar: Why Institutions are Adopting Bitcoin in 2021

            Mar 11, 2021 CME Group | Micro E-mini Equity Futures and Options Webinar

            Mar 18, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Discussion Group – Digital Assets

            Mar 23, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Jean Hynes, CFA

            Mar 25, 2021 FIA | Complying with cybersecurity regulations in an increasing threat environment

        Mar 25, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | March Monthly Happy Hour

CFAA Spotlight | The Very, Very Long Way Home for Chinese New Year

The Very, Very Long Way Home for Chinese New Year

The Climate Billionaires: Elon Musk on Top, the Rest Are Made in China

Kuaishou IPO: how newest millennial billionaires built the biggest rival to China’s TikTok

Record Super Bowl Wagers Fire Up Rally in Gambling Stocks

Tech Tent: What next for the stars of online retail?

GameStop Wraps Up Worst Week Ever, Leaving $18 Billion Hole

Job Board
         
Derivatives Operations Analyst
LGIMA

Venture Capital Analyst
DRW

Principal Platform Engineer
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
    
Stock/Options Trader
Maverick Trading

Business Intelligence Analyst
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Finance Analyst
Bank of America

Investment Banking Associate-Industrials
BMO
     
Accountant
Infinity Consulting Solutions
     
Foreign Currency Trader
Maverick Trading

Consultant, The Wealth Office
DiMeo Schneider & Associates, L.L.C.

Quantitative Research & Development
Paragon Executive
     
Wealth Management – Central Supervisory Associate
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 

Upcoming Events (online)

Feb 10, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Trading vs. Investing and the Influence of Fintech

Feb 17, 2021 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Chicago’s Growth Plan in 2021: What Comes Next?

Feb 18, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Capital Markets Series – Real Estate

Feb 23, 2021 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Future-Focused: Disruption and Rebuilding of Human Capital

Feb 23, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Sir Angus Deato

CFAA Spotlight | Chinese telecom stocks’ delisting

US investors holding US$1 trillion of Chinese stocks in a spot of bother as Trump’s investment ban nears

The cryptocurrency’s weekend volatility spikes owe to a couple of factors.

Apple is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own battery technology

Will the agreement, which follows the Regional Comprehensive Trade Agreement (RCEP) in Asia, lead to a stronger and more coherent EU-China relationship or a more fractious one?

2020 in Review

Job Board

Technical Business Analyst Internship- Summer 2021
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Clearing/Quant Risk Management Internship- Year-Round
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Principal Platform Engineer
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Stock/Options Trader
Maverick Trading

Business Intelligence Analyst
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Investment Analyst
Citadel

Associate Director
S&P Global

Accountant
Infinity Consulting Solutions

Foreign Currency Trader
Maverick Trading

Business Analyst
S&P Global

Quantitative Research & Development
Paragon Executive

Senior C++ Trading Strategy Developer
Anson McCade

Upcoming Events (online)

            Feb 2, 2021 CFAA Chinese New Year Event

            Jan 19-21, 2021 Managed Funds Association | MFA Network 2021

            Jan 26, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Ben Inker, CFA

            Jan 27, 2021 Futures Industry Association | 2020 annual trends in futures and options trading

            Jan 28, 2021 CFA Society of Chicago Event | January Monthly Happy Hour

            Feb 2, 2021 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Data to Dollars

CFAA Spotlight | From Airbnb to Tesla, It’s Starting to Feel Like 1999 All Over Again.

What does recall the dot-com bubble era are the valuations accorded these IPOs

SPAC listings hit a record high in 2020 — but what are these ‘shell companies’?

Six reasons why farmers are justified in protesting against the new farm laws

Brexit: Are chances of a trade deal rising again?

Bitcoin price may have hit a multi-year high, but numerous fundamental factors signal that even better days are ahead.

Job Board

Technical Business Analyst Internship- Summer 2021
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Investment Consultant
          Fidelity Investments

Principal Platform Engineer
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Associate
          Moody’s

Client Concierge – Investments
          Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Investment Analyst
          Citadel

Quantitative Research & Development
          Paragon Executive

GGY AXIS Modeling Actuary
          The Jacobson Group

Foreign Currency Trader – Remote
          Maverick Trading

Global EM Equity Investment Analyst – Buy Side – Chicago
          Octavius Finance

High Frequency Trading – Team Lead / Senior Traders
          Anson McCade

Senior C++ Trading Strategy Developer
          Anson McCade

Upcoming Events (online)

            Dec 16, 2020 CFAA Virtual Event | Holiday Happy Hour

            Dec 14, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | The Future of Michael Reese Hospital: Opportunity Zones in Chicago

            Dec 15, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | SPAC Investing

            Dec 15, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Virtual Onboarding During the Pandemic: How to Give New Employees a Running Start

            Dec 17, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | December Monthly Happy Hour

            Jan 19-21, 2020 Managed Funds Association | MFA Network 2021

CFAA Spotlight | Will Interest Rates Surge?

Will Interest Rates Surge? Evidence from Options Markets

How a Biden presidency would transform the U.S. energy landscape

The suspension of Ant Group’s debut is likely to cost a cadre of the world’s largest investment banks nearly US$400 million in fees collectively

Marijuana Stocks Are Soaring

Europe Risks a New Economic Downturn as Lockdowns Return

Job Board

HOLT Sector Specialist
      Credit Suisse

Sr QA Analyst
   Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Staff Auditor
     Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Client Service Representative – Trade Issues
     Interactive Brokers

Compliance Analyst
   Interactive Brokers

Investment Analyst
  Citadel

Quantitative Research & Development
          Paragon Executive

GGY AXIS Modeling Actuary
          The Jacobson Group

Foreign Currency Trader – Remote
          Maverick Trading

Global EM Equity Investment Analyst – Buy Side – Chicago
          Octavius Finance

Associate Lead Analyst 2
          Moody’s

IT Business Analyst III
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Upcoming Events (online)

            Nov 9-11, 2020 Greenwich Business Institute | 2020 Greenwich Economic Forum

            Nov 9-10, 2020 Reuters Events | Commodity Trading Summit 

            Nov 12, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Fall Forecast

            Nov 17, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | 2021 Credit Markets Outlook

            Nov 18, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Capital Market Series – Private Debt

            Nov 24, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | The Future of Oil & Gas

CFAA Spotlight | Boeing still expects the global fleet of commercial aircraft to grow

Boeing still expects the global fleet of commercial aircraft to grow substantially over 20 years from the current 25,900 in service last year to 48,400 by 2039.

Chipmaker Xilinx surged as much as 17% on Friday after The Wall Street Journal reported Advanced Micro Devices is in talks to buy the firm for more than $30 billion.

Goldman: Here Are The Three Key Things For Markets In The Next Two Months

Waymo is launching fully driverless vehicles to the public

Airbnb plans to IPO in December and will seek to raise about $3 billion, report says

Job Board

HOLT Sector Specialist
   Credit Suisse

Sr Quant Risk Mgmt Analyst
  Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Staff Auditor
          Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Client Service Representative – Trade Issues
          Interactive Brokers

Compliance Analyst
Interactive Brokers

Investment Analyst
 Citadel

Senior Asia and Technology Equity Analyst
    Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Performance Engineer
          J.P.Morgan

Foreign Currency Trader – Remote
          Maverick Trading

Global EM Equity Investment Analyst – Buy Side – Chicago
Octavius Finance

Associate Lead Analyst 2
    Moody’s

Operations Expert – Associate
          Deutsche Bank

Upcoming Events (online)

            Oct 13, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | LinkedIn Strategies

            Oct 15, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Distinguished Speaker Series: Anthony Scaramucci

            Oct 20, 2020 CFA Society of Chicago Event | Capital Markets Series – Private Markets

            Oct 28, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | Creating a Competitive Advantage: How Can COVID Change Your Business for the Better? 

            Nov 9-11, 2020 Greenwich Business Institute | 2020 Greenwich Economic Forum

            Nov 17, 2020 Executives’ Club of Chicago | 2021 Credit Markets Outlook

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