Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:
- Goldman Sachs reports earnings this week. We've got the rundown from analysts on what to look out for.
- William Blair is the latest Wall Street firm to shower young talent with perks in an effort to hold on to them.
- We've got updates on how Lee Ainslie's Maverick Capital and Gabe Plotkin's Melvin Capital did in March.
Gabe Plotkin's Melvin Capital, which came under siege from Wall Street Bets, took another hit in March
Gabe Plotkin's Melvin Capital lost 7% in March to close out a dire first quarter. Get the full rundown here.
Goldman Sachs plans to hire up to 300 engineers in its consumer business this year. The strategy comes after a surge of staff exits and senior manager turnover hit the group over the past 12 months. Read more about the hiring plans here.
As Goldman prepares to report first quarter earnings on Wednesday, we asked analysts what they are looking at. From wealth management to trading, these topics are top-of-mind. Click here to read the entire story.
The cofounder of Greenwood, a digital bank geared toward Black and Latinx users, details the fintech's $40 million Series A and how it's grown a waitlist 550,000 strong
We spoke with Greenwood cofounder Ryan Glover and Truist Ventures head Vanessa Vreeland, who detailed how the $40 million Series A came together. Here's what they told us.
William Blair told investment-banking analysts, associates, and VPs they'll receive special bonuses up to $20,000 as Wall Street's arms race to hang onto junior talent continues
Chicago-based boutique bank William Blair is the latest firm to extend offers to its junior bankers. In an internal memo, executives told employees they'd receive "a special, one-time spot bonus." Read more from the memo.
Balyasny poaches a top derivatives trader from Goldman Sachs as demand for volatility traders heats up
Goldman Sachs derivatives trader Travis Potter is headed to hedge fund Balyasny. More on his move here.
BlackRock hires Stephanie Smith as COO of its alts business. Goldman Sachs appoints Jason Hill as its new chief operating officer for global marketing. An executive exodus at Credit Suisse. We've got all the people moves across Wall Street.
Maverick Capital is outpacing fellow Tiger Cubs like Lone Pine, Coatue, and Tiger Global this year. Read more here.
Niklas Adalberth, Klarna cofounder and former executive, thinks buy now, pay later isn't "what the world needs." Hear more about what he has to say.
A former crypto exec escaped from prison and took on a new name, according to an investigation by a bankruptcy examiner. We've got all the details here.