Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

* Management software company Compuware Corp has renewed efforts to sell itself, courting not just the buyers of rival BMC Software Inc but also CA Technologies Inc and other buyout firms, several people familiar with the matter said. * Sports nutrition beverage company CytoSport, the parent of Muscle Milk, is considering an initial public offering later this year, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday. * Lukoil, Russia’s No.2 crude producer, has its sights set on Iraq’s northern Kirkuk oilfield that straddles the border with the autonomous Kurdish region and is a flashpoint in relations between the two sides, an industry source said on Friday. * Gavilon, which earlier this year sold its grain-trading business, has retained Barclays to help it find a buyer for its remaining energy business in a deal that could fetch around $1 billion, according to two people familiar with the matter.

4 Of Today’s Finance Undergraduates Share Their Experiences And Advice

If you combine finance with another major or minor, it becomes so much more valuable. You not only have that finance background you wanted, but you also have a complementary skill set that other finance students may not have, further distinguishing yourself. Panessas advice for anyone already studying or planning to study finance is to start familiarizing yourself with the industry by reading newspapers or talking to people who work in finance. This will help them figure out if finance is really the area they want to study or help them in school if they decide to stick with finance, she says. The Bottom Line While some of todays finance students know exactly what they want to do for a livingor are already doing itothers are leaving their future plans wide open for now.

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