• The pandemic made target schools 'almost obsolete': A top recruiter at KKR breaks down how the firm's approach to hiring young talent has changed

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement After years of relying on lateral hiring, private-equity firms are now battling with investment banks to recruit talent directly from college campuses to fill entry-level six-figure roles.
    But thanks to virtual recruitment, the group of schools that the private-equity giant KKR targets for entry-level talent has broadened.
    KKR launched its first formal analyst program in 2020 , which it filled with college graduates , many of whom had interned at the firm. It hired 12 full-time analysts this way out of 762 collegiate applicants in 2020, and in 2021 it hired 19 out of...
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  • These are the top 10 meme stocks Reddit's Wall Street Bets is talking about right now

    These are the top 10 meme stocks Reddit's Wall Street Bets is talking about right now

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Reddit's Wall Street Bets forum has dominated market headlines in 2021.
    From GameStop to AMC Entertainment, Wall Street Bets has been a force driving many stocks higher.
    These are the top 10 meme stocks Wall Street Bets is looking at right now.
    Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell .
    It's paid to follow what stocks Reddit's Wall Street Bets crowd are talking about this year, as several have gone through epic rallies and seen .
    From GameStop in January to AMC Entertainment last month, the 10.7 million-member forum has driven the...
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  • These are the top 10 meme stocks Reddit's Wall Street Bets is talking about right now

    These are the top 10 meme stocks Reddit's Wall Street Bets is talking about right now

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images
    Reddit's Wall Street Bets forum has dominated market headlines in 2021. From GameStop to AMC Entertainment, Wall Street Bets has been a force driving many stocks higher. These are the top 10 meme stocks Wall Street Bets is looking at right now. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. It's paid to follow what stocks Reddit's Wall Street Bets crowd are talking about this year, as several have gone through epic rallies and seen. From GameStop in January to AMC Entertainment last month, the 10.7...
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  • GOLDMAN SACHS: 33 stocks to buy right now for strong returns of at least 15% and minimal risk as the economic reopening helps equities grind higher into year-end

    GOLDMAN SACHS: 33 stocks to buy right now for strong returns of at least 15% and minimal risk as the economic reopening helps equities grind higher into year-end

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Volatile meme stocks and cryptocurrencies have captured headlines over the past year, but the stock market as a whole has remained relatively subdued.
    The CBOE Volatility Index , a popular measure of market volatility, has mostly traded under 20 since May. For comparison, the index hit a high of 37.21 in January and has seen a historical average of 22.
    Threats of inflation, geopolitical tensions, big-tech crackdowns, and more haven't managed to move the needle in terms of volatility this year. At the same time, the S&P 500 has outperformed, returning some 16%...
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