Commodity Hiring Shifts, Oppenheimer Recruiting European Bankers

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Here are the main job opportunities of the last week.

Tip: Hedge Funds, Trading Houses Picking Off Commodity Traders

With large banks cutting commodities trading operations, top performing traders are finding jobs at hedge funds and other trading houses. But they face big culture changes at their new employers.

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Tip: Oppenheimer to Double Investment Banking Unit

Many of the few growth opportunities for investment bankers in Europe are popping up at mid-sized U.S. firms that are expanding their business overseas. The latest example is Oppenheimer & Co., which plans to roughly double its investment banking headcount in the U.K. over the next five years.

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Tip: HSBC Firing Could Lead to Hiring

HSBC may be about to decimate its headcount in offshore technology locations, but this could ultimately mean more jobs for IT professionals in more developed financial centers.

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