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If you’ve ever wondered what drives major segments of the financial industry – investment banking, venture capital, private equity, hedge funds, management consulting and corporate management – David Snider and Chris Howard provide some solid answers in this introductory overview of these sectors. Their survey includes interviews with industry leaders and a summary of the traits employees need to succeed in these fields. getAbstract finds this jargon-free, informative book useful for business students and others interested in finding careers in this challenging industry.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What drives six specific financial sector industries and
  • What kinds of employees do well in these sectors.

About the Authors

David Snider works at Bain Capital, a private equity group. Chris Howard is president of Hampden-Sydney College and is the chairman of the Impact Young Lives Foundation.



Out of the Shadows
The 2008 financial crisis brought to the public’s attention the unknown, often-mysterious inner workings of the financial industry. Considering the trillions of dollars of lost investments, the demise of venerable firms and the resulting downturn affecting households...

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