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Your weekly one-stop shop. From recapping the major themes in markets that week, to the latest career tips and insights from industry experts. Whether you are a trader, investor or an aspiring student looking to enter a career in financial markets, we've got you covered!
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Market Maker AmplifyME

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Your weekly one-stop shop. From recapping the major themes in markets that week, to the latest career tips and insights from industry experts. Whether you are a trader, investor or an aspiring student looking to enter a career in financial markets, we've got you covered!
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    Demystifying Investment Banking: A Day in the Life of a Leveraged Finance Analyst (Part 2)

    Demystifying Investment Banking: A Day in the Life of a Leveraged Finance Analyst (Part 2)

    Join us for the second and final episode of our mini-series, where we delve into the daily responsibilities of a Leveraged Finance (LevFin) Analyst. 
    Discover how this role stands out within the banking division, and gain insider tips on successfully entering this dynamic field. 
    Whether you're aspiring to break into finance or simply curious about the world of investment banking, this episode offers valuable insights and practical advice.
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    • 16 min
    MM153: UK PM Rishi Sunak Announces General Election & Nvidia's AI Boom Continues

    MM153: UK PM Rishi Sunak Announces General Election & Nvidia's AI Boom Continues

    Here's what you can expect in this week's podcast episode on global markets:

    Why UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pulled the trigger and announced a general election for the 4th of July
    UK inflation dropped to the lowest in nearly three years this week so why have traders removed a June rate cut from the table
    Nvidia smashes earnings expectations once again, so what next for the poster child of the AI revolution
    Tune in for insightful analysis and the latest updates!
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    • 42 min
    Demystifying Investment Banking: What is Leverage Finance? (Part 1)

    Demystifying Investment Banking: What is Leverage Finance? (Part 1)

    In this mini two-part series, we unravel the intricacies of leveraged finance, a cornerstone yet frequently underestimated domain of the investment banking division (IBD).
    Join us in Part 1 as Director of Corporate Finance, Stephen Barnett demystifies the concept of leveraged finance. 
    Gain insight into the crucial role of rating agencies and grasp the nuances of this dynamic market landscape. 
    Stephen brings context to the forefront by dissecting the current state of the market and offering invaluable insights into a recent deal.
    Tune in and embark on a journey through the fundamentals of leveraged finance.

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    • 28 min
    MM152: Decoding Meme Stock Mayhem & US CPI's Impact on Fed Policy

    MM152: Decoding Meme Stock Mayhem & US CPI's Impact on Fed Policy

    GameStop, the iconic video game retailer synonymous with meme stocks, witnessed a rollercoaster of surges and crashes in the past week, echoing memories of its previous meteoric rise. But what's driving this volatility?
    In this episode, we delve into what caused the move, the mechanics behind how a short squeeze works, and why this time is different.
    Meanwhile, Wall Street traders sent stocks to all-time highs as bond yields slumped after an inflation slowdown reinforced bets the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates as early as September.
    Tune in now to find out more!
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    • 37 min
    The Deal Room: Highlights from one of the most influential conferences of 2024!

    The Deal Room: Highlights from one of the most influential conferences of 2024!

    In this episode, we bring you the most compelling highlights from the Milken Institute Global Conference 2024.
    Last week, Beverly Hills hosted this powerhouse event, drawing luminaries and influencers from across the globe, making this conference a pivotal moment in the world of finance and investment.
    Join us as we unpack the key takeaways:

    Elon Musk's x.AI is on the brink of securing a staggering $6bn in funding, propelling its valuation to a staggering $18bn
    The Saudi government's investment A-team makes waves, signalling a significant shift in global investment dynamics
    Former US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin remains undeterred in his pursuit of a stake in TikTok
    Private markets are all anyone is talking about with Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon expecting a massive amount of consolidation
    Everyone is getting hot on M&A in 2024
    Tune in to "The Deal Room" as we uncover the power plays, strategic manoeuvres, and game-changing insights from one of the most influential conferences of the year.

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    • 28 min
    MM151: How Hedge Funds Work & Landing Your Ideal Role

    MM151: How Hedge Funds Work & Landing Your Ideal Role

    Join us in exploring the intricate landscape of hedge funds in our latest episode.
    Delve into the origins of hedge funds, examine the captivating journey of Ray Dalio and Bridgewater Associates, and unravel the diverse investment strategies employed by these financial powerhouses.
    Plus, we shed light on a burning question: What does it take to land a coveted position at a hedge fund?
    Tune in for an insightful discussion on the inner workings of hedge funds and their impact on the financial world.

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    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

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152 Ratings

Boriskolev ,

Really good insight of how the markets work and what is happening in the Finance World. Thanks

Keep up with the lovely work, guys! We really enjoy the show. Huge thanks!

Dean1809 ,

Top pod MM127! A MUST listen!

Interesting markets podcast, with just the right relaxed tone but delivering on content and opinion.

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An absolute must listen

You guys are brilliant at summarising the markets and communicate with such clarity. It’s the podcast I look forward to most each week!

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