According to Startup Ecosystem Report published by San Francisco based startup bench-marking firm Compass, Bengaluru is the world’s 15th best startup ecosystem, up from 19 in the last report published in 2012. Bengaluru is rated on five parameters – funding, market reach, talent, experience, and performance of startups.
For the third straight day today, gold has remained below $1,100 per ounce, a level last touched in March 2010.
Prices could fall below US$ 1,000 for the first time since 2009, according to Goldman Sachs. Morgan Stanley reports that in the worst-case scenario it may tumble to US$ 800.
What has been driving this decline? Here are four reasons that economists believe are causing this fall.
After peaking at 128.06 million in 2010, Japanese population has been on the decline every year. It is projected to come down to 86.74 million by 2060. Japan’s National Institute of Population and Social Security Research has predicted that the country would be losing more than 700,000 people a year by 2025 and more than a million a year by 2060.
The CFA exams are famously taxing, not in the least because most people taking them also work full time jobs. This makes squeezing out those infamous 300 hours particularly hard. But intimidating as it might seem, it’s very possible to juggle both the exam and your career – and if you’re good, even your social life.
Finance internships are known to be famously brutal, and a leaked email from Wall Street has only served to confirm this. Justin Kwan, a second year Analyst at Barclays, sent out an email to the bright-eyed young college graduates about to join the company for its internship program. Ominously titled “Welcome to the jungle”, the email lists the 10 commandments that an intern needs to follow if they wish to succeed in the cutthroat world of investment banking.
It was 2:40 am on a warm San Francisco night. Sarvshreshth Gupta called his father, sitting thousands of miles away in New Delhi, India. “It is too much. I have not slept for two days. I have a client meeting tomorrow morning, I have to complete a presentation, my V.P. is annoyed and I am working alone in my office,” he said. His father was understandably concerned. Sarvshreshth was working as an Analyst at Goldman Sachs, and had recently been complaining about his workload.