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6/3/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap Up

In case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics:

The Truth Behind PE Compensation
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Compensation in the...

Watches and Cufflinks for the incoming Chimps

Hi everybody,

I tried looking in previous forum topics about watches and cufflinks (and other accessoires if someone thinks they are acceptable), but these topics have...


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Which bank is the softest

I am looking to join a top investment bank as a 1st year associate. I want to get the best brand name on my resume, have the best experience to provide me with exit opps, and...

Offer on the table, but waiting on another?

I recently received an offer from a regional bank.

However, I interviewed at another bank about 2.5 weeks ago. The final interviewer informed me that it would be a "...

Series 7, 63, 86, 87, and CFA Level I/II: Which Order to Take?

I apologize in advance for the length of this post, but I'm trying to plan for the next twelve months and need a little help. First, some background:

I am currently...

Funniest Stories - The Analyst Years

Although working as an investment banking analyst was a living hell at the time, I now look back at my years with nostalgia. Luckily, as time passes, the 100 hour weeks just...

Suck it up: 8 Steps to Getting through 100+ Hour Weeks as an IB Analyst

This comment was a response to the @ContemplatingBanker 's post on "How to Deal with the Hours" (find this comment lower down on page 2). Patrick called this "one of the best...

Getting up to speed on Hospitality as an asset

This and Self/Mini Storage are my weakest asset classes. I interviewed last year with a small hospitality investor here in SoCal. Their only concern was getting me up to speed...

How do you handle a negative streak?

Many experienced traders would reply ''take the rest of your day off''. But what do you do to come back with a fresh mind the next day? How do you find something that takes...

Rewind - Consulting Case - Alcohol Distributor + Q&A – 8am ET, 6/1/2016

In case you missed our May 1st webinar entitled Consulting Case - Alcohol Distributor , have no fear. The full recording of the webinar will be available for free on the WSO...

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31 yo and stuck after Equity Research, Looking to get into banking

I deleted this because I want to Help WSO avoid duplicate content! If we find content that's related or similar to what you're posting it will be listed below. Hover over topic...

What does 85k pro rated mean?

My guess is that 85k is equally distributed annually @ a 52 work week correct? So if I work more than 40 hours a week then will I actually be making more?

I guess what...

Any way to go from a Masters in Finance to VC?

Hey guys, I'm an incoming MSF student with 2 previous IB internships . Is there any way for me to get into a venture capital firm? without going through the IB stint or PE...

Layoffs at Deloitte

Hearing stories of layoffs at Deloitte Consulting. Boston, Chicago, and LA confirmed. All in S&O. Firm does not appear to be doing well. Anybody here affected/know more?...

$650M AUM HF

I'm looking at a hedge fund with a $650M AUM and 3 guys in the office. How would one view the size of this shop?

Is it considered big because of it's AUM vs people in...

Comparing Two Lucrative Industries: Finance & Software Development

Hi Monkeys,

I was inspired to make this post, because my brother got headhunted and flew out to Uber a few days ago to interview. He's been headhunted for months now by...

Touring Potential Acquisitions

I work in acquisitions at a REIT that focuses on both office and industrial however in my short career I have mainly focused on office and have more exp touring office and...

$18 Billion Valuation for Snapchat

Recently Snapchat was able to receive over $1.8 billion in funding valuing the company at $18 billion. To me this seems extreme. I personally do not use the news on the app or...

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