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CFAA Spotlight | World chip sales growth has decelerated for six straight months

World chip sales growth has decelerated for six straight months — yet another sign the global economy is straining under the weight of rising interest rates and mounting geopolitical risks.

The Bank of England predicts a lengthy recession at the end of the year

Ethereum Neoclassic: Recap Of The Biggest Crypto News In The First Week Of August

AMTD Digital Inc. has risen 14,000% since listing in New York

Google Buys Thompson Center, Will Preserve Much Loved, Loathed Loop Landmark

Job Board

Cyber Security Detection Analyst III
          CME

Pricing & Valuation Analyst
          CME

2023 Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program
          Credit Suisse

Investment Analyst, Direct Lending
          Selby Jennings Buyside

Intraday Systematic Equity Strategies
          Eka Finance

Pricing & Valuation Analyst – Entry Level
          CME

Portfolio Implementation Specialist
          Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Sr. Analyst, Interest Rates & OTC Products
          CME

Trading Associate – PEAK6
          1871

Specialist, Fund/Client Accounting, Property/Real Estate
          BNY Mellon

Manager, Operational Resilience Controls and Compliance
          CME

Systematic Equities Quant Developer
          Eka Finance

Upcoming Events

            August 12, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | Lunch & Learn: Aon

            August 23, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | Annual Business Meeting

            August 25, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | August Monthly Happy Hour

            August 30, 2022 GARP | ECB 2022 Climate Stress Test Exercise: Takeaways and Lessons Learned

            September 28, 2022 GARP | Combining Regime Shifts and Machine Learning Models in Financial Risk Management

            September 29, 2022 GARP | The Risk Management Challenges of Stagflation

CFAA Spotlight | Alibaba and Other Chinese Stocks Got Crushed Thursday. Here’s Why.

Alibaba and Other Chinese Stocks Got Crushed Thursday. Here’s Why.

Oil-Price Surge Threatens U.S. Growth

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has drawn attention to the use of metal enclosures to house pregnant pigs in a dispute with McDonald’s Corp

Warren Buffett thinks this investment will be his firm’s key asset in 100 years, while Cathie Wood calls it a ‘bad idea’

Investors cheered Thursday when Amazon announced a 20-for-1 stock split.

Job Board

          Power BI Investment Data Reporting Analyst
          Analytic Recruiting Inc.

          Senior Analyst, Transformation SWAT Team
          CME

          2023 Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program
          Credit Suisse
    
          Alternative Investments Regional Wholesaler
          Morgan Stanley

          Post-Trade Services & Risk Analyst
          CME

          Financial Consultant
          Fidelity Investments

          Associate, Corporate Valuation Advisory Services
          Houlihan Lokey
     
          Commercial Associate
          Bank of America
     
          Trading Associate
          Neuberger Berman

          Rating Analyst
          S&P Global

          Research Associate
          Calamos Investments
     
          Principal Pricing Specialist
          Discover Financial Services

Upcoming Events

            March 15-17, 2022 FIA | International Futures Industry Conference

            March 17, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | Discussion Group – Index Investing

            March 24, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | March Monthly Happy Hour

            March 25, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | Lunch and Learn: Vaughan Nelson

            April 7, 2022 FIA | Trading Facility – an Evolving Concept for US and Global Regulators and Implications for DeFi

            April 12, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | The Latest and Greatest of Blockchain

CFAA Spotlight | To fight inflation, the Fed may resort to a tool it hasn’t used since 2000

To fight inflation, the Fed may resort to a tool it hasn’t used since 2000

Billionaire investor William Ackman has built a new stake in streaming service Netflix Inc worth more than $1 billion since its stock price tumbled starting last Thursday.

While multiple factors contributed to its demise, Genting Hong Kong is certainly the largest cruise company to be taken down by the pandemic.

Peloton Deal May Pose Regulatory ‘Headache’ for a Tech Giant

This year, crypto companies are barging into the Super Bowl ad showdown, which as usual also includes more traditional advertisers like beer and car companies.

Job Board

VP Executive, Private Equity
          Selby Jennings

Grain Trader
          Selby Jennings

Research Analyst – Quantitative Strategies – Equity
          Selby Jennings QRF

Growth Equity Associate
          Analytic Recruiting Inc.

HFT Quantitative Researcher
          Selby Jennings QRF

High Net Worth Service Associate
          Fidelity Investments

Associate, Corporate Valuation Advisory Services
          Houlihan Lokey

Commercial Associate
          Bank of America

Analyst, Hedge Fund Portfolio Management
          GCM Grosvenor

Financial Data Analyst
          Selby Jennings

Private Equity Associate
          Selby Jennings

Private Funds Specialist
          CIBC US

Upcoming Events

            February 16, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | Distinguished Speaker Series: Phil Snow, CFA

            February 17, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | Discussion Group – SPACs

            February 25, 2022 FIA | Exchange Briefing: Cboe Europe Derivatives and EuroCCP

            February 24, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | February Monthly Happy Hour

            March 4, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | Career Skills for New Financial Professionals

            March 7 – March 8, 2022 Managed Funds Association | MFA WEST 2022

CFAA Spotlight | 2022 Is When Oil Supply Panic Replaces Fears About Demand

2022 Is When Oil Supply Panic Replaces Fears About Demand

LinkedIn launches new app in China without social feed after shutting main service

Bitcoin prices fall to lowest in months after US Fed remarks

Beijing Steps Up Efforts To Contain Housing Risks

……what changes appear to be on the horizon for 2022.

Job Board

Senior Equity Client Portfolio Manager
          Analytic Recruiting Inc.

Grain Trader
          Selby Jennings

Research Analyst – Quantitative Strategies – Equity
          Selby Jennings QRF

Growth Equity Associate
          Analytic Recruiting Inc.

HFT Quantitative Researcher
          Selby Jennings QRF

Recent PhD -Quantitative Equity Investment Strategist
          Analytic Recruiting Inc.

Associate, Corporate Valuation Advisory Services
          Houlihan Lokey

Associate, Execution & Analytics
          BMO Harris Bank

Institutional Fund Accounting Specialist
          Northern Trust Corporation

Financial Data Analyst
          Selby Jennings

Private Equity Associate
          Selby Jennings

IT Business Analyst II
          CME

Upcoming Events

            January 20, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | Discussion Group – Supply Chain Issues

            January 20, 2022 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs | United States Economic Trends to Watch in 2022

            January 26, 2022 FIA | 2021 Annual ETD Volume Review

            January 27, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | January Monthly Happy Hour

            February 1, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | ESG Integration Frameworks

            February 3, 2022 CFA Society Chicago | Capital Markets Series – Private Equity

CFAA Spotlight | China Economic and Investment Outlook in the Era of Common Prosperity

Didi’s abrupt decision to leave brings home a stark truth for Wall Street

The coming inflation tsunami and how to prepare

Paytm IPO Investors Lose $900 Million in Two Days as India’s Biggest Listing Flops

29 Big Ideas that will change our world in 2022

So the fact that BuzzFeed is still around, and big enough to plausibly exist as a public company, is … something.

Job Board

Senior Equity Client Portfolio Manager
          Analytic Recruiting Inc.

Grain Trader
          Selby Jennings

Research Analyst – Quantitative Strategies – Equity
          Selby Jennings QRF

Growth Equity Associate
          Analytic Recruiting Inc.

HFT Quantitative Researcher
          Selby Jennings QRF

Recent PhD -Quantitative Equity Investment Strategist
          Analytic Recruiting Inc.

Associate, Corporate Valuation Advisory Services
          Houlihan Lokey

Associate, Execution & Analytics
          BMO Harris Bank

Institutional Fund Accounting Specialist
          Northern Trust Corporation

Data Scientist – Python Visualizations
          Analytic Recruiting Inc.

Private Equity Associate
          Selby Jennings

Mobility & Services Summer Associate Program
          Credit Suisse

Upcoming Events

            December 15, 2021 CFAA Event | China Economic and Investment Outlook in the Era of Common Prosperity – Perspectives from the US and Chinese Investors

            December 16, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | Alphabet, The Mirage of Direct Indexing, and The Fading of FAANG

            December 17, 2021 Tech Career Fair US/Canada

            January 20, 2022 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs | United States Economic Trends to Watch in 2022

            January 26, 2022 FIA | 2021 Annual ETD Volume Review

CFAA Spotlight | What’s behind China’s video game restrictions?

What’s behind China’s video game restrictions?

Alibaba elaborates on how it will use its 100 billion yuan ‘common prosperity’ fund – pointing to ‘high quality growth’ for all

Crypto prepares for war with the SEC

5 Divergences In The Stock Market To Keep An Eye On This Fall

South Korea became the first developed economy in Asia to raise interest rates since the beginning of the pandemic, a signal that policy makers see rising household debt and inflation as a bigger threat to the economy than the resurgence of the virus driven by the Delta variant.

Job Board

Portfolio Management Senior Associate
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Sr Business Control Specialist
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Marketing Specialist
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Researcher
Selby Jennings

HFT Quantitative Researcher
Selby Jennings QRF

Associate – Corporate Ratings Consumer Products
S&P Global

Associate, Corporate Valuation Advisory Services
Houlihan Lokey

Associate, Execution & Analytics
BMO Harris Bank

Institutional Fund Accounting Specialist
          Northern Trust Corporation

Corporate Banking Portfolio Manager II
Citizens

Private Equity Associate
Selby Jennings

Equity Research Intern
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Upcoming Events

            September 14, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | Memory Techniques Workshop

            September 16, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | Real Estate Investing and REITs

            September 22, 2021 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs | China’s Rise and Reach: The Belt and Road City

            September 23, 2021 FIA | Understanding the SEC’s evolving derivatives regulatory framework

            September 23, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | September Monthly Happy Hour

            September 30, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | Business of Data

CFAA Spotlight | Biden sets goal for 50% of new US vehicles to be electric by 2030

Biden sets goal for 50% of new US vehicles to be electric by 2030

Robinhood Markets Inc. has officially become a meme stock, and this week’s wild ride could be just the beginning if legions of amateur investors pull money from their old favorites to buy more shares while insiders are dumping them.

A gauge of stocks of Chinese companies listed in the US equity market sank to its lowest level in more than a year on Monday amid new efforts from Beijing to overhaul a range of industries.

Amazon Job Posting Hints at Plan to Accept Cryptocurrency

Tencent Sinks After China Denounces Online Gaming

Job Board

Assistant Vice President of Compliance
Hamlyn Williams

Global Vendor Finance – Credit Office
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Marketing Specialist
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Quantitative Researcher
Selby Jennings

HFT Quantitative Researcher
Selby Jennings QRF

Liquidity Risk Analyst
Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Associate, Corporate Valuation Advisory Services
Houlihan Lokey

Equity Research Associate – Industrials
Jefferies

Senior Associate – US GAAP Accounting
MSCI

Corporate Banking AVP
Bank of China USA

Private Equity Associate
Selby Jennings

Crypto Trader
DTG Capital Markets

Upcoming Events (online)

            August 18, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | Distinguished Speaker Series: Josef Lakonishok

            August 19, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | Discussion Group – Value Investing

            August 19, 2021 FIA | Regulatory developments in the Asia-Pacific region

            August 26, 2021 CFA Society Chicago | August Monthly Happy Hour

            August 26, 2021 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Welcome Back YP Reception

            August 30, 2021 Ascend | Ascend National Career Fair

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

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