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WSO Hall of Fame: Hedge Fund ForumThe Wall Street Oasis Hedge Fund Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the hedge fund industry. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navigate ...
WallStreetOasis.com
06 months 3 weeks ago
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Hedge Fund Internship InterviewHave an internship with a medium size fund (around $11Bill AUM), and I have absolutely no quant or high level math skills other than calculus. Sophomore Econ major at an LAC. What should I expect in the interview and how should I prepare? ...
Woolymammoth1
65 min 15 sec ago
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White Oak Global Advisors?Potential opportunity here- has anyone heard anything about this firm at all? It's a credit fund that specializes in private debt lending. Looking for any information at all on compensation, lifestyle, and career path. ...
ElCapitan404
119 min 48 sec ago
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Can you short a convertible bond?I am curious as to whether you could theoretically and / or practically short sell a convertible bond? I know that the typical convertible arbitrage strategy is short the equity and long the convert, but is it possible and do people ever short converts? Any thoughts or insight would be much apprecia...
Basilisk
020 min 31 sec ago
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Corporate Banking Exit Opportunities in Credit Focused Investing + AdviceI am currently a second-year corporate banking analyst at a BB and have started prepping for jumping to the buyside in a credit-focused role. I've been asking a lot of individuals for advice given my background and have come up with these potential exit opportunities to focus on: MM Lending / Privat...
ElCapitan404
121 min 48 sec ago
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Is it time to short big corporate media?with that denomination I'm referring to Newscorp, Viacom, Time Warner, Disney, CBS and GE, which control approximately 90% of the US media. Why? Well, because other than Hillary, they were the big losers of the recent election. In general their audience has been declining for a while, due to people ...
neink
1716 hours 8 min ago
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Do you do a written report on a company/index you are researching?Obviously on the buy side there is less writing of reports compared to SS ER. However this question has always interested me. When researching a company/index that you find attractive and considering buying. Do you do a written report on it, to show your analysts/PMs/Risk team? Or do you just simply...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
116 hours 33 min ago
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What is your fund long on?What is your fund currently long on? Any asset class/currency is fine for this question... Or for fun, what are you currently short / long on in the world in general? ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
4516 hours 57 min ago
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Sending stock pitches to HFs (high school)Fellow WSO users I am currently a year away from finishing high school and have done work experience twice (nothing special just researched some sectors and stocks) at a Macro Fund and I honestly woke up excited to go in. However that fund relocated recently. I want to get more into the HF world rig...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
619 hours 35 min ago
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Becoming a Quant?Suppose you come from a top-tier BB program and want to break into the HF world. Suppose you were an English major at a top target school but for all that's worth you only have 2 years of BB experience doing simple math in excel. Is it possible to "become a quant" with enough networking? Enter a ...
lawschool121
251 day 6 hours ago
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happy to discuss credit analysts/ tradersfeel free to ask me questions as a credit trader at a macro fund. i love my job and have decent experience, for those looking to get in the industry, keep it professional and I may be happy to answer some questions. based out of london. keep it off pay and firms, and I am happy to share some thought...
njokes
42 days 8 hours ago
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Quant funds - how they actually function; newbie questionFew questions if anyone can help me for how a small quant team actually operates: -For say med / low freq equity groups that trade minutes/hours/days, when their book / aum is turned over in a day, what is typical (understanding it can vary a lot) on how many trades / # of positions / per position s...
BOT55O
12 days 23 hours ago
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Millennium Management - Equity TeamsHey guys, Does anyone have information on Millennium Management's Equity teams? Whether it's their role, culture, ideal candidates, anything would be useful Im guessing they are some kind of long equity fund but not entirely sure Thanks ...
swissstud
13 days 4 hours ago
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Bridgewater or Marshall WaceHey everyone, I'm a junior looking to intern at an HF this summer. I've received two offers, one from Bridgewater, and the other from Marshall Wace (a London-based hedge fund). I'm really not sure what to do, so I guess a few questions: 1) can anybody who worked at Bridgewater tell me if the cultu...
confusedintern89
64 days 8 hours ago
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New Case Webinars in WSO Hedge Fund Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our hedge fund interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with interview advice and actual investment pitch walk-throughs...I think for those of you that don't watch the webinars, it would be helpful to give you a brief s...
WallStreetOasis.com
13 months 1 week ago
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How to get into Hedge fund with a non financial background (Automotive Engineer)I am a Mechanical Engineer, 24 years of age and passionate about getting into hedge fund business. I do not have a financial background. But wanting to learn Investment Banking proactively. ...
Pummy
35 days 5 hours ago
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Simple Advice To Improve Your MS2 ExperienceReady to game? Most people take a real pleasure in trying a new MS2 or having some fun with their friends while trying a multiplayer game. Is your online role playing game already loaded? Don't go any further! You need to read this article before you go any further so you get the most out of your ga...
4Rsercom
05 days 14 hours ago
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Ways To Improve Your Skills In First Person ShootersPeople all over the globe like playing MU Legend. Here in the following article you will find tips that can help you to have the best and most positive time when you're playing MU Legend. Buy games used. The cost of a new game can be $50, $60, $70 or more. It is a waste if you lay down that much cas...
4Rsercom
05 days 14 hours ago
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Ever heard of the CHP Designation?There are already a few topics on this certificate, but they're a couple of years old. So, in the meantime the CHP Program might have increased its popularity. Have you heard about it and what's your experience with it? (for those who don't know it, "The CHP designation is the industry standard hedg...
hedgetrader
16 days 2 hours ago
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Citadel Global Equities (pay, culture, career path, lifestyle)I had a number of questions about Citadel's global equities team because I recently advanced pretty far in the process there. There is a surprising lack of information on the fund given its overall influence on the finance world more broadly. Feel free to comment on any of the questions below so we ...
BobbybananamA
146 days 2 hours ago
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Where are the HF AMA's?I haven't been on this site for too long but I have been here long enough to know that the presence of any people in HF's is almost non-existent. Right now time are tough for everyone and especially HF's (maybe not the HFT's) who are dealing non-stop with the stress that comes with holding a lot of...
kayz08
276 days 3 hours ago
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Analyst Role - Buy-Side Dream or Middle Office Dud ?! I was recently approached by a headhunter for an ambiguously titled 'Analyst' role at a relatively new Hedge Fund / DCM advisor (not a household name but mid-sized, +$100m, led by industry heavyweights and a very small team, they have large backers - and the debt deals they have advised on / execute...
BacksonThunder
96 days 6 hours ago
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What Happens After?I realize that for many people, ending up at a large HF is the desired end-state of their financial career. You have the stereotypical progression from BB IB--PE---HF that seems to be so desired. But what does it look like for people who end up with an analyst position at a good HF right out of coll...
Mez
21 week 3 hours ago
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Element Capital Management?I recently obtained an interview with a hedge fund called Element Capital Management in NYC for a summer internship position. From what I understand its a macro fund, mostly quantitative, and around 4 billion AUM. Would appreciate it if anyone has any more information on this fund, i.e. culture, peo...
ikemblem
171 week 12 hours ago
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Thoughts about the future of hedge funds?Hey everyone, just kind of curious to see what everyone thinks is going to happen to the hedge fund industry within the next 5-10 years? Do you see lower fee structures occuring? What are all of your takes? ...
WolfyWolfyWolfy
11 week 15 hours ago
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Merger / risk arb materialsAnyone got decent resources / materials / blogs / whatever relating to merger / risk arb? Got the usual suspects off Amazon, but anything people working in it recommend would be interesting (anti-trust / competition law, trading strategies, equity derivatives, primers, case studies etc.). Got a bu...
cortana
01 week 1 day ago
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Is Fund Cloning the Future?Hi guys! Did a quick read on this article. The author seems to tout on how much better (or cheaper) cloned funds are compared to hedge funds themselves. The point here is that most of a hedge fund's performance can be cloned effectively and in a low cost vehicle. Investors would generally be much b...
JTJR
21 week 1 day ago
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Capital of partnerHi, Recently I heard a bout the partners capital. What is it all about? I would like to know more about that. Thank you ...
Jack Martin
01 week 2 days ago
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Partners Capital - Anyone Heard of ItHey guys, Has anyone heard of Partners Capital (Partner-Cap)? It appears they are a pretty standard fund of funds and I was wondering if anyone has any experience / opinion of them as a career opportunity? ...
Basilisk
41 week 3 days ago
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D.E. Shaw vs Citadel Decision AdviceHey everyone, I'm fairly new to the forum and the field of finance as a whole, but I'm faced with a tough decision between two internship offers, so I figured I'd ask some more knowledgeable people for input. I'm a junior studying computer engineering at a pretty good school (no Ivies or MIT but we ...
dimabond
21 week 3 days ago
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Bear Market: HF Manager with Love for Teddy BearsWhat do you get when you mix Bernie Madoff and Teddy Bears? You get Paul Greenwood. In 2014 he got charged with 6 counts of securities fraud. Greenwood, as some of you may recall, led a teddy bear-loving lifestyle that at its peak included 1,348 bears worth $3 million, which he showcased in "collec...
American Psycho
01 week 4 days ago
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Distressed Debt - MoyerDoes someone have a PDF copy of Distressed Debt Analysis by Moyer? Saw other threads from a couple years ago about this book and copies were passed along via PM - hoping to get this going again. ...
OrangeBerry
61 week 4 days ago
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Would you take the HF path again?I am currently finishing my studies at high school next year and want to purse a career in HF/AM. Enough about me, if you could start from leaving high school again would you go down the HF path? Interested to hear the responses ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
41 week 4 days ago
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How much does geography matter for starting a career in hedge funds?Your personal ties aside, how would you rank places in the US on a scale of 1-10 for starting out a career in hedge funds? New York Boston (though excluding outliers like Baupost) San Francisco Houston / Dallas (excluding outliers like Maverick) Los Angeles Somewhere random (somewhere in Florida / O...
BobbybananamA
21 week 5 days ago
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A 20-year-old who dropped out of NYU says he has raised $5 million for his hedge fundHere is the full article from Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/julian-marchese-rai... This guy sounds like a joke to me. He's presumably from a rich family and goes to NYU, and yet he could not get any real SA / FT jobs? He literally has no work experience. In addition, my exposure t...
Coffee's for closers only
191 week 6 days ago
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Should I take Undergrad HF Offer?I interned at a medium to large L/S commodities HF this past summer and received a return offer. I loved pretty much everything about the job and was told I should go seek out other opportunities, but there will be room for me if I like that more than anything else. I've now interviewed with 6 diffe...
sarabisson
42 weeks 17 hours ago
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Is it possible as a quant to have one’s own private office working in a hedge fund?My profile: I've just finished my PhD in computer science from a top-ranked US college with good publication record. I need a private office, or somehow isolated place, as I use speech recognition to work due to RSI. I have used speech relation for years and it doesn't increase my productivity (on t...
Ken-zappa
42 weeks 17 hours ago
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Is there work/life balance at Och-Ziff?What are the work hours like at Och-Ziff's NY office? Especially the support teams, such as accounting, operations, etc. Is there work/life balance? Any information is much appreciated! ...
Autumn
42 weeks 17 hours ago
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Top Multi-Strat FundsTried looking and didn't find much in the archives, but I just wanted to get a sense of what people think the top multi-strat funds and how they differ/rank against each other. I often see debate among single PM focused funds, but don't know what differentiates the multi-strat funds from each other....
KingAlpha
72 weeks 18 hours ago
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High water mark for new moniesWith regard to a high-water mark, how does it work for people who invest later on? For instance , assume the fund was down 30% last year. A new investor comes in this year and invest $1000000. The fund is then up for this year 10%. Will the fund get paid an incentive fee on his profits or will it ha...
Dsam
22 weeks 1 day ago
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What are the typical restrictive covenants in hedge fund / asset management industry?What restrictive covenants do you have or have seen? Not work for 3 month, 6 months, 12 month for competition? What was your position? Paid (garden leave) or unpaid? Did you have or positive or negative experience? Did it hinder in any way your career transition? Was the restrictive covenant very ge...
Paul.Mattheus
52 weeks 1 day ago
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What is your fund's Macro outlook?With the markets starting to settle down after the Trump election, with the promise of increased infrastructure and the probability of the US renegotiating of many trade deals. I am interested to hear what your fund's Macro outlook is? ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
92 weeks 2 days ago
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Contractual Bonus SpecificationDo you have the way bonus is to be calculated outlined in your employment contract? I currently have, but the employer is looking to remove it in the new issue. How is your bonus structured? Is it % (say 10-20) from the money generated by the management fee (of say 20%)? Is it (fund returns-benchmar...
Paul.Mattheus
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Multi-manager compensationHi all - Was hoping to get input on what market compensation for typical multi-manager platforms is (think citadel / surveyor, BAM, milleniums of the world). I'm a Senior Analyst (graduated in '11) making a transition from a single manager fund (>10B AUM; think Eminence, Highline, Soros of the wo...
valueactor
82 weeks 3 days ago
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WSO Hedge Fund Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!HF Resume Announcement: WSO has released a hedge fund resume template for Experienced Professionals with Deal Experience!: Click here for the free investment banking resume template for college students. Just like our PE resume template, this resume is for pros with deal experience coming from I...
WallStreetOasis.com
62 weeks 4 days ago
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What are people's reaction when you tell them you work in a Hedge Fund?When ever someone asks me what I want to do after a school I reply with working in a Hedge Fund. I get about 3 responses a. What the fuck is a Hedge Fund? I then tell them and they look at me like I'm some sicko and say how boring b. Your a money hungry bastard! I wanna hear what responses you guys ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
562 weeks 4 days ago
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HF: Would you rather be referred to as an Analyst or Associate?I'm headed to work at a boutique hedge fund after I graduate in a few weeks. I have the option to choose whether I want the title of Analyst or Associate. I will be conducting a lot of due diligence, valuation, and research, but will also provide support to the MP and interact with clients, hopefull...
George Kush
12 weeks 4 days ago
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When Friends Think TA is God But Refuse to Listen ...Do any of you have annoying friends who works a non financial job but trade and think indicators and flashing lights are the main driver of the markets. I try to explain to the, most funds don't use any of that, if you brought up any of that in a morning meeting you would get laughed at and its almo...
M_A_B
112 weeks 5 days ago
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Point72 Academy Superday - LondonHi All, As a bit of background I am applying for the London Academy role. I am aware there have been posts on the topic in the past but I haven't found one with even a short description of the superday's structure. Wondering if anyone can share their experience on the structure, be it for the SA or ...
Simonal
82 weeks 5 days ago
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Inexplicably fired after 5 monthsI got axed last Friday without any specific items of my performance brought up and never had a warning or sit down to discuss that my performance was inadequate. I started the job back in June so I was still fairly new and still getting the hang of things. Any advice on what to do in this situation ...
hab12690
242 weeks 5 days ago
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Why the USD slumped after President Carter's announcement of dollar support program?I am reading Market Wizard and I don't quite understand why USD market would slump after president's announcement of support program. "I remember one time, during late 1978, the dollar was getting battered, falling to new lows every day. This was during a period when I was cooperating and trading as...
Yi-He12
12 weeks 5 days ago
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Drivers of Stock Price vs. Valuation MultiplesIt seems for some stocks investors are very focused on EPS, while for others it can be anything from EBITDA, to sales, to margins, FCF, or even # of active users. When looking at a new company, what's your framework for thinking about the main driver of a stock price? Also how do you gauge when to u...
HFun
32 weeks 5 days ago
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AMA - HY/Special Situations Analyst at $30bn+ HF in LondonLong-time user of WSO under a different account, believe it's time to give back. Background in LevFin/restructuring at a BX/GS/JPM, now sit as an investment analyst within a distressed/HY/special situations desk at a very large HF. Will be attending the upcoming London reunion if of any interest! ...
SpecialSitsDude
262 weeks 6 days ago
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Starting fund out of undergradI currently go to MIT, and two peers and I are launching a fund in January. Using a novel valuation metric one of my cofounders brought to the table and some relatively novel/sophisticated stochastic modeling (I published on the method for NLP applications in high school) we do machine learning-driv...
pulsar
82 weeks 6 days ago
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10MM to 135MM in 8 DaysGlad to get all of your attention but shit I'm sorry there's no way in fuck I did that I just need advice.. ' I'm currently beginning my Junior year at a very non-target school in the greater LA area. I've got a a pretty solid GPA, and have held 2 internships in PWM, while leadership positions in f...
Geed
133 weeks 17 hours ago
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What level of maths is involved in your role?Obviously in Finance everything revolves around numbers. But my main question is in your role, what is the level of maths you do? Is it only percentages and addition, subtraction and multiplication or is complex maths? ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
93 weeks 1 day ago
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Best cities for value-oriented hedge fund jobsHi, I am an undergraduate student majoring in finance at a semi-target school in the Midwest. I have become interested in value investing and hope to someday work at a hedge fund or in Asset Management doing this. What are the best cities for someone who wants to work in the hedge fund industry, spe...
joeflaccoisaverage
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Curving Remaining CostsI'm reposting here to see if you all could help: I am able to accurately create a bell curve and allocate 100% of the costs under the following simple scenario (whoopie): Total Costs: $3m Month Start: 1 Month End: 12 However, when costs to date come into play (as one lump sum), I need to curve the r...
garbageman
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Where to find the cost to borrow a stock?Is there a way to find the cost to borrow for a stock online, without having to subscribe to a premium service? Apologies for the basic question, but have tried the search function and Google and haven't found an answer yet. Note specifically looking for annualized cost to borrow, not shares shorted...
HFun
43 weeks 2 days ago
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Networking - Recently applied for an analyst positionSo I recently applied for an analyst position at a mid-sized asset management firm. After applying, I realized an alum from my school works for the firm. Should I send an introduction email and ask to speak with him? Would this help me even though I've already applied? If I do contact him, any s...
livingthedream86
53 weeks 2 days ago
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Do all equity l/s teams work an insane amount?I'm at one of the multi-manager equity l/s platforms (think Point72, Surveyor, etc.) as an associate/junior analyst, getting recruited to another one for a more senior analyst role. From what I see around me, basically every l/s equity team (including PMs) works a ton, call it 6-7 days a week on ave...
Acidophilus
533 weeks 2 days ago
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Citadel vs Google offer adviceHi Everyone, I got an offer from Citadel FTAP and Google (for Software Developer position)Citadel's base salary is much higher than google and the live expense in Chicago is much less than Bay Area so Citadel really attracts me. But Citadel seems to have very competitive environment and I'm a little...
Steve-Lee1234
73 weeks 3 days ago
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Am I making the right decision for my long-term career?Background: Graduated undergrad from a university strong in business and computer science. Official major is economics, but do have strong math/stats background and developed an interest for coding I interned at a notable tech company the summer as a backend software engineer (I finagled my way thro...
Rawkeez
03 weeks 3 days ago
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How to transition to PM at a multi-manager?I've been an analyst (in multiple sectors) in long/short funds for a few years now. Trying to frame out my next few years plan, I'm thinking about the transition to portfolio manager. What does it typically take to become a portfolio manager at a place like SAC, Millennium, Citadel, or some of the n...
dazedmonk
33 weeks 3 days ago
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Currency trades for a probable Trump victory?What currency trades have you guys got in mind right now? It seems a lot could be made off this volatility. The USD is declining massively. I have gone long on MXN. ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
13 weeks 3 days ago
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Dilemma: Statistics or Economics?So as I reach the end of my second semester sophomore year I face somewhat of a crossroads: majoring in finance and x or y, being economics or statistics. I first enrolled as finance and economics as 1. they fit perfectly into my schedule and there's no doubt I'd graduate on time, 2. my GPA (by my b...
Scurti
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Hedge Fund vs. Long Only CompensationFrom reading articles and posts it seems that compensation at long/short hedge funds is typically thought to be quite a bit better (as in much more potential upside) than a long-only fund. However, as an example, if we assume both fund A, which is a typical long/short equity fund, and fund B, which ...
basketballbanker
63 weeks 4 days ago
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BA vs BS in CSHey guys, I am interested in working for a firm on Wall Street as an analyst(writing code, creating models, etc.) and I am a freshman. I am considering switching from the engineering school of my university to the liberal arts/humanities college of my school. There I would double major in CS( gettin...
Neoliberal Shill
13 weeks 5 days ago
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Offer decision helpHi, I am debating between a quant research analyst position in hedge fund (think AQR, DEShaw, 2sigma) and Citi quant trading. Very different firms and seeking some advice to make a decision.HF: better rep & comp, work seems fun, but quant research can possibly get very academic (not sure if I wa...
Rocketscientist
14 weeks 1 day ago
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Opportunities for a math PhDHello I am currently in graduate school, finishing my doctorate in the field of mathematics. I did my undergrad in math and computer science, and I have a lot of experience in both of those fields. I also have some work experience as a software engineer. I was initially planning on doing a postdoc a...
mathfinancephd
34 weeks 1 day ago
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I want to hear a couple of investment thesis linked to the election results!As discussed in title! I want to hear my fellow monkey's opinion on the election and what's their investment logic/thesis related to it! ...
SeekingAlphaDC
11 month 16 hours ago
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Bridgewater Pre-Interview Skills TestI was contacted about an Investment Associate opening at Bwater and they said that there will be a skills test. Anyone know what it is about? It's supposed to be an hour long and something I email back (possibly some Excel file) after receiving instructions. ...
InvResearchGuy
71 month 2 days ago
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How to get seeded, we are actually delivering 50% a year based on back-studies that shows the same How to get seeded, we are actually delivering 50% a year based on back-studies that shows the same ) ...
fadi abdo
71 month 2 days ago
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S&T vs HF prop Trading?Wondering currently, if the situation of being a prop trader intern in HF, specifically, Deshaw, would be better than a S&T rotational intern at BB. Not sure I want to do trader for the whole life though. Debating between Citi/Baml S&T, and Deshaw prop trader, and would want some insight. Th...
matchaaaaa
01 month 3 days ago
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Point72 recruiting updatesI recently had my first interview (after pre-recorded Hirevue) with Point72 for their summer analyst role. For those who've done that, has anyone heard anything about the superday or any next steps? ...
synergistic
11 month 3 days ago
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Is it my time to strike out?Hi WSO, I wanna get a gauge on whether is it my time to strike out with my own HF. I'm currently in an established fund with shared track record. Envious of being the fund manager and CEO at 40 at my own place adds impetus to me starting on my own. My stats are: - Top undergrad target school. No mas...
Nijikon
191 month 3 days ago
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best valuation website?hey everyone, I was wondering if anyone could suggest some websites or books that are good to learn how to value stocks? preferably using methods that HFs use... thanks! ...
oasiscactus
11 month 4 days ago
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AMA: Research Analyst at Event-Driven/Special Sits HF directly from "non-target"I've been a frequent reader of WSO for the past few years and I thought it might be helpful to anyone interested in a similar career path as mine. I definitely gleaned a lot from others here so hopefully I can answer some questions people might have. Background: 2nd Year Research Analyst at a top 5...
Grizz1
181 month 4 days ago
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From equity research to global macro funds?Hello, I am currently an undergraduate student with offers from S+T and Equity Research. I am currently really drawn to the broad skill set learned in equity research, and was wondering if it is possible to break into global macro funds from research? Any advice would be greatly appreciated! ...
skydog
31 month 4 days ago
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Pre-recorded video interviews - just why?Anyone else feel the same way about these things? Half the value in an interview is the two way interaction - where does staring madly at your webcam for 2 minutes while reciting your resume and cover letter in speech format come into the equation? Do these really add value? Besides verifying you do...
JSS_321
11 month 4 days ago
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To those at equity l/s funds - what is your typical holding period?If you were to change shops, would you prefer to have a longer or shorter horizon? Why? For those that trade around the quarters, how do you do it? What do you focus on (and can find conviction in) that may be different for those with longer holding periods? ...
Optimistic Consultant
01 month 5 days ago
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Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb - Would an internship look good? I have an interview here - does anyone know about the firm? Would an internship here look good? ...
omega
151 month 6 days ago
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Valuation methods right now??Hedge funders: what is the most popular form of valuation right now? I have heard the industry is really going heavy on multiples right now. Can you please explain how you go about choosing a multiple and what multiples you use for valuation (i.e. EBIT, EBITDA, etc.)? Thanks for your time and knowle...
oasiscactus
01 month 6 days ago
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Noob MechE Junior curious about Bridgewater Summer InternshipHow can I apply to Bridgewater if they don't have website application or have visited my uni? Thanks ...
johnnyhop
11 month 6 days ago
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Financial Analyst - Undergraduate Fellow Monkeys, I have been given a first round interview with P72 and was hoping that I could get some feedback from those of you who have gone through it. I will be completing a 20 minute fit assessment as well as a 20 minute recorded interview which will consist of 5 questions. Any insight or adv...
CristyUM2017
11 month 1 week ago
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How authentic is sell-side quant researchHi my favourite WSO, A semi-technical question here. Simply put, how authentic is sell-side quant research? I see on LinkedIn that some BBs have groups of math / economics PhDs producing quant trading ideas. And I also see sell-side research* put out thorough trade plans for their clients. Naturally...
Nijikon
01 month 1 week ago
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Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb - Reputation I've seen a few topics posted about them but nobody ever giving out any real information. What is their reputation like on the street? Most younger people probably haven't even heard of them I'm guessing. Final round interviews for SA are on Tuesday and I'm trying to get an idea of how they compa...
DJ LIBOR
121 month 1 week ago
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Internship - AM - bad grades - Send work?Hi lovely Community, I'm at a target University and studying economics with a Focus on Coding and Statistics. I'm also a founder of a Small Club with Focus on Algos. My Point is, that my grades aren't that good how they should be to start a career in AM. I mean, should I give it a try and send my wo...
RaptorBoy
01 month 1 week ago
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How to get a net short position when a shorting ban is in placeThis is one for the derivative geeks, I'm wondering whether there are any novel ways that I haven't heard about to obtain a net-short position on certain stock (banks maybe) when there is a short selling ban in place for those stock? One way would be to short a futures market like a industry specifi...
SqueezeBox
31 month 1 week ago
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Point72 Academy Summer Analyst - Online AssessmentI recently applied for Point72's Academy Summer Analyst Position through their website. A little over a day later, I received an email inviting me to participate in their candidate vetting process by taking a ~10 minute online cognitive reasoning assessment. Does anyone have any experience taking th...
katsuge5
91 month 1 week ago
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Is this fund a hedge fund or mutual fund? Link: http://aavof.com/ Dumb question for sure. But genuinely no idea. Is it just a question of regulation? This fund doesn't appear to do shorts from what i can see.. ...
cataractum
11 month 1 week ago
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CrowdfundingWhat's the situation with crowdfunding for an offshore fund. People say it's possible yet there is never a solution discussed. ...
birzos
01 month 1 week ago
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HF PM AMAThere appears to be some demand for an HF AMA, so here goes... I believe this will be a communal effort with several people contributing, including myself. Briefly about me: I have been in the mkt for almost 15 years, always specializing in global rates. Currently, a PM in a reasonably large macro...
Martinghoul
1371 month 1 week ago
0
Serrado CapitalDoes anyone have any details or info on this group? Know a guy that moved there from a BB, but I don't see any website or info on the fund or what they specialize or focus on. ...
Bullet-Tooth Tony
41 month 1 week ago
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Internship decision helpHi, I am a Junior who has internship offers at Goldman Sachs, Oak Hill Advisors, and Balyasny Asset Management. As someone generally interested in the investing sphere, I am choosing between OHA and BAM, and wondered what people knew about each group. Thanks! ...
bballkristaps11
11 month 1 week ago
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Best Micro/Small Cap investing Books?Does anyone know really good books on micro to small cap investing (on companies valued from $25 million to $250 million)? Looking for a book that guides an investor on how to analyze these stocks--kinda how buffet's, lynch's and graham's book do on large cap stocks. Thanks in advance. I Can't find ...
Pizz
41 month 1 week ago
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Recommended Books or Pitches to read to better understand Short Selling?I'm trying to learn more about short selling, as my previous experience has been in long only stuff but I'm looking to diversify my skillset. Do you all have any recommendations for books for me to read or pitches to look over to better understand how people generally think about shorts? I've alread...
EnergyMonkey
31 month 1 week ago
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Interview today with small Investment/PE shop. Literally have zero experienceI applied for an analyst position at a boutique investment firm (less than 5 ppl) which invests in biotech companies. They listed on the ad they preferred people with MD or PhDs, neither of which I have. But I have strong research exp, in a field related to one of the main companies they invest in a...
Red2016
21 month 1 week ago
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Understanding why all P/Es are not created equal (McKinsey article)I'm keen to understand how to disaggregate a P/E multiple into value from current performance with no growth, a ROIC premium and value of expected growth similar to what's illustrated in exhibit 3 of this McKinsey article: http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strateg.... I've in the attached t...
Mecken
01 month 1 week ago
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Top Distressed FundsDid not find a comprehensive list and ranking for the best distressed HFs (distressed debt, distressed for control PE, etc.). Who are the main players and what are the tiers? Some names are: Sankaty, GSO, Cerberus, Oaktree, Centerbridge, Avenue, Silver Point, Highland, Baupost, Canyon, Fortress, Mar...
Patrick Batman
41 month 1 week ago

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