Daily Briefing

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Provided by Amplify Trading

Updated every weekday at around 10 am


Useful links




News (the more humorous side)


Open Forum Discussion (useful for checking when/if interviews are beginning)


Views from the Inside


Information, Interviews and Applications



  • More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite by Sebastian Mallaby

  • Barbarians at the Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

  • Buffett: The Biography by Roger Lowenstein

  • Damn, It Feels Good to be a Banker by Leveraged Sell-Out

  • Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis

  • Monkey Business by John Rolfe and Peter Troob

  • Suits by Nina Godiwalla

  • The Death of Gentlemanly Capitalism by Philip Augar

  • Riches Amongst the Ruins by Robert P. Smith and Peter Zheutlin

  • Any books by Jim Rogers

  • Crash Proof 2.0 by Peter D. Schiff and John Downes

  • Investment Banking by Pearl and Rosenbaum

  • Reminiscences of a stock operator by Edwin Lefèvre

  • The Greatest Trade Ever by Gregory Zuckerman

  • The Subprime Solution by Robert Shiller

  • Fool’s Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe by Gillian Tett

  • The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

  • The Naked Trader: How Anyone Can Make Money Trading Shares by Robbie Burns


Careers Service


University of Bristol Careers Service
Tyndall Avenue

0117 928 8221


The University of Bristol Careers Service provides a wide range of services for students in relation to every aspect of their future careers. Most resources are available only to University students, staff and recent graduates, including:


  • Advice and Guidance

  • Destinations of Bristol Graduates

  • Employability and Skills Development

  • Events

  • How to Find and Gain a Job

  • How to Stay Informed

  • Resources

  • Vacancies

  • Work Experience Support


There is also tailored advice available for:


  • Disabled Students

  • Graduates

  • International Students

  • Prospective Students

  • Postgraduate Students



Advice and Guidance


Speak to a Careers Advisor in a one to one session about any careers related subject, such as your future options, help with making decisions or help to prepare for interviews and assessment centres. There is no need to book, just come to the Careers Service for a 15-minute appointment. A follow on 45-minute session can then be booked after the initial meeting.





The Careers Service organises a range of talks and interactive workshops covering a variety of topics including CVs and Applications, Career Planning, Interview Skills and Networking. Practice ‘mock’ interview sessions are also available to those preparing for interviews.



Careers Resources


There is a very comprehensive “Resources” section of the Careers website including a Careers Catalogue of books, journals and websites. Also, support from Bristol Graduates in the Careers Network, international career information and employer directories. The Video Directory covers topics such as CVs, interviews, job hunting, career planning and career change.



Careers Fairs and Employer Events


The Investment Banking and Consultancy Evening is held during the Autumn Term, with all of the major Banks and Consultancies in attendance. Employers also run their own events throughout the Autumn Term too. These events provide the chance to speak to representatives from the various institutions on a one to one basis. Details and sign up via the Careers Service website.


Take the time to visit the Careers Service website and make use of all the resources they have available to help you with your future careers.