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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

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

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