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U.S. News: Chirag Saraiya in What It Takes to Get Accepted at a Top MBA Program

https://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/top-business-schools/articles/2018-04-20/what-it-takes-to-get-accepted-at-a-top-mba-program MBA admissions officers at top b-schools say the key trait they look for is leadership potential. By Ilana Kowarski When prestigious MBA programs choose students, academic performance is an important factor, but it is not the only factor, according to MBA admissions officers. Because business schools are professional schools designed to prepare students to thrive in the business world, […]

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CFO.com: Robert Rostan on CFO One Day, Classroom Instructor the Next

David McCann http://ww2.cfo.com/people/2018/04/cfo-one-day-classroom-instructor-the-next-robert-rostan/ When finance chief Robert Rostan senses burnout is around the corner, he has a built-in escape hatch: the classroom. Rostan is CFO of Training The Street, a company that provides financial education for employees of banks, primarily, but also law, accounting, private equity, and asset management firms. It offers programs on how […]

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New York Business Journal: Scott Rostan Goldman Sachs deepens M&A bench

https://www.bizjournals.com/newyork/news/2018/02/14/goldman-sachs-deepens-m-a-bench.html By Anthony Noto  –  Reporter, New York Business Journal Goldman Sachs Group Inc. promoted one of its partners to lead its mergers and acquisitions team. David “Dusty” Philip, who has been with the company since 1991, has been named new co-head of the bank’s global M&A department. The announcement was made in a bank […]

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New York Business Journal: Scott Rostan Why a Xerox merger with Fujifilm beats keeping a joint venture

https://www.bizjournals.com/newyork/news/2018/02/06/why-a-xerox-merger-with-fujifilm-is-a-winner.html By Anthony Noto Joint ventures don’t always work. It’s only a matter of time until one half of the partnership wants to cash in or gain control. That’s why it makes sense for Xerox Corp. to ink a deal, according to M&A expert Scott Rostan. I spoke with the former Merrill Lynch analyst and current Training The Street CEO on why the Norwalk, […]

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Kiplinger: Robert Rostan in 10 Funds to Buy for FAANG Exposure

https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/investing/T052-S001-10-tech-funds-faang-stocks/index.html By Michael Foster Does “FOMO” – fear of missing out – have you down? If you’re in the stock market but too scared of tech stocks, you might be feeling a twinge of regret right now. The famous FAANG stocks – Facebook (FB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Netflix (NFLX) and Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) […]

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U.S. News: Scott Rostan When a $100,000 Grad Degree Is Worth It

By Farran Powell https://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/paying/articles/2018-01-29/when-paying-100-000-for-a-graduate-degree-is-worth-the-cost The decision to go to graduate school is usually an expensive one, and most students are willing to borrow large sums of money for an advanced degree. According to Sallie Mae’s inaugural report on “How America Pays for Graduate School,” the majority of grad students say an advanced degree is the […]

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CNBC: Scott Rostan Who’s the best suitor for Fox: Disney or Comcast?

Jeff Logsdon, JBL Advisors, and Scott Rostan, Training The Street, discuss the possibilities for the breakup of Twenty-First Century Fox’s assets as the likes of Comcast and Disney show interest in buying them. Who’s the best suitor for Fox: Disney or Comcast? from CNBC.

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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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