Archive for October 2013

Operations Analyst – AllianceBernstein – NYC

Company Description: AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AllianceBernstein employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies, and alternative investments, and, through … Continue reading »

Associate Analyst 1 – Moody’s – NYC

Job Req ID 2093BR Posting Title Associate Analyst 1 City New York Regular/Temporary Regular Line of Business Structured Finance Group Role/Responsibilities The Associate Analyst I role requires a seasoned analyst with strong credit experience and team-building skills. Core responsibilities include evaluating the ratings of REIT and REOC industry by applying quantitative and qualitative techniques, exercising sound … Continue reading »

Vendor Risk Analyst – Booz Allen Hamilton – NYC

Key Role: Lead financial services (FS) organizations in successfully navigating an increasing number of complex regulatory requirements, including strategy and design through the development of a prototype design for all of the elements of the supplier life cycle, such as risk identification, risk assessment, risk aggregation, vendor scorecards, and contract monitoring and managed service, such … Continue reading »

US home prices rise in Aug, yearly gain best since 2006: S&P/Case-Shiller

U.S. single-family home prices rose in August and also posted their strongest annual gain in more than seven years, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday. The S&P/Case Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan areas rose 0.9 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis, beating economists’ expectation of a 0.6 percent gain. Prices rose 0.6 percent … Continue reading »

Quantitative Research Analyst – McKinley Capital Management – Anchorage

Position Title: Quantitative Research Analyst Supervisor: Director, Quantitative Research Department: Portfolio/Trading Room FLSA: Exempt Salary: $DOE POSITION SUMMARY: The role of the Global Quantitative (Quant) Group is to maintain and enhance the quantitative models used in our selection process as well as to review new ideas and models as they arise in the marketplace. Our … Continue reading »

Mortgage bond pioneer backing rental bonds

The man often referred to as the godfather of the mortgage-backed security said a new breed of bonds backed by investor-owned rental properties carry no risk. The statement came just after Lewis Ranieri expressed regret that the mortgage-backed securities market imploded the way it did, bringing the U.S. economy along with it. According to Ranieri, the … Continue reading »

GPAS Analyst – BlackRock

Description: The Aladdin Portfolio Services Group (APSG) is a centralized data group dedicated to ensuring that all information required for the investment management process including positions, security data, pricing, risk, cash, net asset value (NAV), performance and compliance are delivered through the BlackRock Green Package consistently, accurately and on a timely basis. Candidates for this … Continue reading »

In Fed and out, many now think inflation helps

Inflation is widely reviled as a kind of tax on modern life, but as Federal Reserve policy makers prepare to meet this week, there is growing concern inside and outside the Fed that inflation is not rising fast enough. Some economists say more inflation is just what the American economy needs to escape from a … Continue reading »

Quantitative Analyst – AIG – Houston

Location: TX-Houston Functional Area: Investment Mgmt Company: 40966 – AIG Asset Management (U.S.), LLC Employment Type: Full Time – Permanent Education Required: Masters Degree (or equivalent) Experience Required: Less than 1 year Relocation Provided: No Travel Percentage: 0 Position Description: Quantitative analysts with 0-2 year experience to support private placements and private ABS businesses. Position Requirements * Master’s Degree minimum, but a PhD … Continue reading »

JPMorgan in $5.1 billion deal with housing agency

JPMorgan Chase & Co has agreed to pay $5.1 billion to settle claims that it and firms it bought misled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about the quality of mortgage securities and home loans it sold to them during the housing boom.. The bank and the agencies’ regulator said Friday evening that the settlement was expected … Continue reading »

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