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CFO Magazine: Robert Rostan What Are Auditors Looking For This Year?

http://ww2.cfo.com/auditing/2017/10/auditors-looking-year/ As the prime audit season approaches, big changes in business, the economy, technology, and regulations point to an assortment of red flags for auditors. Across virtually every sector of the economy, corporations face unprecedented changes in the business environment, driven by global economic trends, technological developments, and regulatory initiatives, among other forces. Ultimately, the impact […]

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Financial Times: Scott Rostan in How to max out your internship — at any age

By Janina Conboye https://www.ft.com/content/e643eafa-a525-11e7-9e4f-7f5e6a7c98a2?mhq5j=e5  The right placement will boost your employability Now is the time to start applying for summer internships, but how do you choose the right one? Competition for placements is always fierce, so how do you put yourself ahead of the pack? We asked leading employers, careers advisers and former interns for […]

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The Wall Street Journal: Scott Rostan What Is GARP?

By Simon Constable https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-is-garp-1504576800 This hybrid stock-picking style incorporates elements of both growth and value investing In a recent report—“The Death of Value?”—Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs poses an important question about an out-of-favor investing style. Its conclusion seems to be that value investing isn’t dead. Rather, it has morphed into a stock-picking strategy known as GARP, […]

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Fox News Radio: Scott Rostan MBA Grads are Still in Demand

If you recently just got your MBA, there is plenty of hope for you. FOX’s Ginny Kosola reports: The nation’s big banks are apparently cutting back on hiring this year. “Training the Street” surveys MBA graduates every year. This year 43-percent of grads were approached by banks, down six-percent from a year ago. Other employers […]

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Business Insider: Scott Rostan”Keep these 5 things in mind to get the most out of your summer investment banking internship”

http://www.businessinsider.com/5-things-to-consider-during-an-investment-banking-internship-2017-6/#1-keep-in-mind-that-attitude-is-more-important-than-aptitude-1  by Frank Chaparro Young wannabe investment bankers are descending upon Wall Street for their summer internships. Many are going in with one main goal: secure an analyst position at the firm at which they are interning. Scott Rostan is the founder and CEO of Training The Street, a company where aspiring Wall Streeters can pick up […]

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Financial Times: Scott Rostan “Investment bank internships: a guide for MBAs”

https://www.ft.com/content/24305b38-3f0e-11e7-82b6-896b95f30f58 Students should beware the overconfidence that can often squander opportunities By: Scott Rostan May 24, 2017 French philosophers are generally not part of the curriculum covering the skills needed for investment banking and financial modelling. However, with the time for summer internships in the banking industry drawing near, I often find myself repeating the […]

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New York Post: Sears owner has milked iconic retailer dry, analysts say – Robert Rostan quoted

By John Aidan Byrne http://nypost.com/2017/04/22/sears-owner-has-milked-iconic-retailer-dry-analysts-say/ Sears, the iconic American retailer, is now just a shell of its former self, and Wall Street retail analysts say responsibility for that can be laid at the feet of owner Eddie Lampert and his hedge fund ESL Investments. However, Lampert — once ranked the richest person in Connecticut — […]

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Financial Times: Toshiba at increased risk of losing listed status, say experts featuring Robert Rostan

by: Kana Inagaki in Tokyo Analysts say regulators could force crisis-hit conglomerate off the stock exchange Toshiba’s shares fell just 1 per cent on Wednesday, and its bond prices barely moved, after it had warned of significant doubt over its future as a going concern. But experts caution against apparent market complacency, saying that while […]

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Marketplace: More trouble for iconic retailer Sears featuring Robert Rostan

By Marielle Segarra In a financial filing on Tuesday, Sears said “substantial doubt exists related to the company’s ability to continue as a going concern.” The announcement hit the company’s shares hard. Sears reported a loss of more than $2 billion in 2016. What does this disclosure mean for the retailer and is there any […]

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