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How many of you other PE guys only use IRR?

My group is small but widely known in our industry market backed by ex-Wall Street execs, NYSE CEOs, etc. I was shocked when I got here to find that they don't use NPV as an...

What to do when you don't find work?

So I've sent out roughly 20-30 resumes so far, and will be sending out at least 70 more this week and will be sending out at least a few a day until I find work. Nothing but...

Automation - Divine Economic Salvation or Ultimate Demise? WALL-E or Terminator?

Automation is a very controversial topic. So controversial in fact that one of my friends got pissed off when I got under his skin about it.

Martin Ford explained...

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Using , MBA as a suffix

Reasons why you shouldn't do this

Look at how frequently M7 MBAs do this and look at how frequently University of Phoenix MBAs do this. Look at linkedin and see the...

E-mailing Higher Ups about Job Opportunity

Hey guys -- So I am currently interning at a top brokerage firm in capital markets while I look for a job. I saw that a job posting came out for one of the companies I want,...

Would you still get a MacBook Pro?

I came across a counterintuitive article. In this article, Consumer Reports says don't buy new MacBook Pro.
Surprisingly, product-testing publication said the following...

Why you should do a BB Ops internship as a sophomore

Since everyone here has wanted IBD since coming out of the womb I thought I'd give some advice on how you young guys can position yourself to be a lock for junior year...

Rewind - Real Estate Case Study (Commercial Office Building): Acquisition Underwriting, Execution, Sale + Q&A

In case you missed our December 5th webinar entitled Real Estate Case Study (Commercial Office Building): Acquisition Underwriting, Execution, Sale , have no fear. The full...

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Should you always wear a white dress shirt?

I always see on television, movies, shows, the Internet and sometimes the newspaper that the men in suits almost always have a white dress shirt on and I am wondering if that...

Didn't get paid a bonus as a PE Associate...

To preface:

This is a longish post under a burner account. If you don't want to read it the TL;DR is that I work at a small PE shop as a first year(and now 2nd year)...

Some more truth about BB Ops and how I got out

The Truth About The Back Office

Hey guys, so I know there are a few posts about the back office (i.e Operations) on this site but I just thought I'd add my 2 cents as I...

Best Place to buy suits for IBD Analysts?

Hey all,
I will be working as Investment Banking Summer Analyst at a BB in the NYC office. I was wondering where some good places to buy reasonable priced, slim fitted...

Does Linked In actually help?

Everyone always says to make sure your linkedin profile is up to date and it is important to make sure that it is impressive. Many people try to attain a large professional...

Can't apply for jobs without a degree? Injustice

Degree sections compulsory on job applications? How is this fair? This is unfair to individuals who haven't been able to obtain degrees for personal reasons. How are we...

Bitcoin Reaches an All-Time High

Bitcoin just recently hit an all-time high at $1,140.64.

A couple things that continue to drive the value of Bitcoin, as noted in the above article, are capital/...

How to buy your first set of golf clubs

For a beginning golfer there are quite a lot of different choices of equipment and it can be quite hard to know what is best since most golf pros and retailers want you to buy...

Free College in New York

It's possible that students who attend New York's public colleges will soon be able to attend free of cost.

Yesterday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said he wants to make...

Do Not Go To Law School

Do not go to law school. I know that this is a Finance board but I suspect that some people on here have an itch for this. Trust me. You do not want to do it to yourself....

End of Hedge Funds?

Recently read a Bloomberg article about how the golden age of hedge funds is over . This is in large part due to the fact that hedge funds only beat a broad index of bonds by...

What is your go-to office snack?

Monkeys, everyone tells you to stick to your meal timings and eat healthy but with work, deadlines and everything, I prefer to have a snack every 3-4 hours. My favourites are...

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