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Chief Investment Officer: “Hedge Funds Scorned by MBAs”

http://www.ai-cio.com/channel/Manager-Selection/Hedge-Funds-Scorned-by-MBAs/ by Amy Whyte An increasing number of business school students are aspiring to private equity jobs, while few seek out roles at hedge funds. It’s not just investors who are pulling away from hedge funds—business school graduates are opting out of the industry as well. Roughly 5% of current MBA students surveyed by Training the Street named hedge […]

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Bloomberg: “Fewer MBAs Want to Work For Hedge Funds”

By Julie Verhage and Sonali Basak As business students pack up their belongings after graduation, fewer are listing hedge funds as a top destination, while private equity and startups are becoming more attractive. According to a survey from Training the Street, a firm that offers technical training to Wall Street firms and business schools, startups and private equity firms saw a […]

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Yahoo Finance: Scott Rostan “Aspirin Inventor, Bayer, considers bid for GMO giant, Monsanto”

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are adding toWednesday’s losses as crude oil punches through to new highs for the year. Health care (XLV) is leading the way south, while materials (XLB) are still in the green. We’ll have a deep dive on the issues with Stephen Guilfoyle, managing director of Floor Operations for Deep Value Execution Services, live […]

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Columbia Lions: Interview Fish Bowl and Training the Street’s Programs Highlight Enrichment Services’ Spring Events

http://www.gocolumbialions.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=210928008&DB_OEM_ID=9600 NEW YORK – Columbia Athletics’ Office of Enrichment Services hosts several programs throughout the academic year to prepare student-athletes for the world after college. This spring semester’s events were highlighted by the Interview Fish Bowl on February 9 and and the inaugural Training the Street Program in late February. The second annual Columbia Athletics […]

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Yahoo Movies: Scott Rostan “Comcast buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55B”

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the “Shrek,” ”Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children’s entertainment. DreamWorks stockholders will receive $41 for each share they own. That’s a 24 percent premium to the company’s […]

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USA Today: Scott Rostan “Canadian Pacific ends attempt to take over Norfolk Southern”

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/04/11/canadian-pacific-railway-norfolk-southern/82884876/ by Nathan Bomey Canadian Pacific Railway’s bid to acquire fellow rail giant Norfolk Southern came to an abrupt end Monday following months of contentious back-and-forth squabbling and heightened scrutiny from the Obama administration on anti-trust issues. Canadian Pacific said in a statement that it would no longer pursue the takeover, which it had proposed publicly […]

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Bloomberg: Scott Rostan “From Banker to Teacher to… Something in Between”

by Alex Sherman http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-30/deal-of-the-week-from-banker-to-teacher-to-something-in-between Scott Rostan used to be a mergers & acquisitions banker for Merrill Lynch. Then he was a high school teacher. He eventually found a happy medium training bankers and business school students how to do their jobs. He founded Training The Street in 1999, signing up bulge-bracket banks and universities as […]

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Investor’s Business Daily: Scott Rostan “Yahoo Stock Keeps Climbing On Sale Talk, Alibaba Buyback Chatter”

By Michele Chandler http://www.investors.com/news/technology/list-of-yahoo-suitors-gets-longer-stock-up-on-price-target-boost/  Yahoo (YHOO) stock climbed for the fifth straight trading day on Tuesday amid chatter that China e-commerce giant Alibaba Group (BABA) might buy back the valuable stake Yahoo now holds in it, according to a media report. Rumors that Alibaba might buy back its stake from Yahoo have emerged before, although […]

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