The goal of Wall Street Oasis' Hedge Funhouse is to give our users the best possible snapshot of life at a hedge fund, from internships and recruiting to compensation and career progression. Working towards that goal, we've created a Frequently Asked Questions page for Wall Street in general, as wel...
By WallStreetOasis.com 4 years 4 months ago
Anyone know anything about them / go through interviews in the past? ...
By Joseph11223 10 months 1 week ago
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From what I gather, it's a hedge fund that specializes in special situations. Anyone know anything else? How hard is it to break in? Where do they recruit? Did a search but didn't find anything. Thanks in advance. ...
By GreenwichForLife 4 years 3 weeks ago
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Anyone have comp info for analyst position at fortress credit funds? ...
By omars007 4 years 6 months ago
|11||By DaBBzMan 1 hour 28 min ago|
Hi, I am working with an experienced quant trading team in China, helping them search experienced quant team/individuals interested in funding their strategy in China's financial markets. Can anyone suggest where to look for or any existing group wanna get a share in China's financial market? Apprec...
By JGui 7 hours 31 min ago
I've been a research associate for quite some time, like 3 years in a hot sector. I am ready to move to the buy side but I wanted to know how and what I should be emphasizing on my resume. Without sounding like I'm a showoff, I will say that I have been recognized internally as a top performer and i...
By K3 1 day 23 hours ago
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Hi guys, Hoping somebody can help. I have an interview coming up next month with a fund that invests in high yield bonds. There is a case study as part of the interview where you are given some info on a credit they have recently looked at and you need to form a thesis. Now I am very comfortable wit...
By Zatopek 17 hours 46 min ago
UWaterloo (Math, CS or DD) or McGill (Bcom HIM) for a career in hedge funds ? I've been investing and trading since 11 so pretty sure that's what I want to do. Of course, McGill is the clear winner here for IB placements especially for NYC, however if I am to go straight into hedge funds shouldn't ...
By Astrax 2 days 6 hours ago
|5||By Grass 1 day 7 hours ago|
I have always wondered how Warren Buffett could beat Wall-Street in compounding wealth despite lacking the Street's resources. Wall Street banks and investment funds have access to troves of databases, computing power, intelligent/hard-working analysts and yet few can match the returns that a 25 yea...
By Stalagmite 1 day 21 hours ago
|9||By surferdude867 1 day 12 hours ago|
Hey so I am a junior in high school and my teacher told us today that he used to work in finance, and so after class I was asking him. He said that he has a bunch of connections in my area in hedge funds, and I asked him if he could help me find an internship. He was happy to, and he asked me what s...
By seanyquinndude 5 days 1 hour ago
|1||By kingkang 2 days 1 hour ago|
Hey, So, I am a recent undergraduate of a Finance/Economics program. I also passed the CFA Lvl1 last June and am enrolled to write Lvl2 next June. Currently, I am working as an IB intern at a boutique M&A firm in New York. In a few days I have a telephone interview with a hedge fund manager for ...
By Anonymous1122 2 days 3 hours ago
Hi, Folks- Could you share some tips on how to best prepare for a BO position with a hedge fund? What are some typical interview questions? Also, it seems like the consensus on this website is that it looks bad to work in the BO. Would it help if I'm interviewing with the top three largest private e...
By HedgeFundy 2 days 4 hours ago
Does one need a college degree to start a hedge fund or become a Portfolio Manager, Given he is a successful Trader / Investor and have consistently above average good returns. ...
By luke313 2 weeks 4 days ago
|1||By Astrax 2 days 5 hours ago|
If you had a choice between these 3 offers right out of college: Working for a $40million AUM hedge fund (3.5 years old) under 1 PM (very reputable and experienced guy--he knows what he's doing): Starting Salary: 65k - 90k (depends on bonus) or Working at Deloitte Business Valuation Starting Salary:...
By Pizz 1 month 1 day ago
|57||By Goforit 2 days 9 hours ago|
Curious to see what others have to say. In theory it doesn't sound like a bad idea to get more clients. ...
By Human Capital 3 days 9 hours ago
|4||By Human Capital 2 days 19 hours ago|
Point72 Asset Management 15-months long training "University" has already been detailed in BI. (Link: http://www.businessinsider.com/point72-academy-201... ). Opinions ? People in the program are quoted as saying that "lifestyle is better that investment banking life". However, they're also saying ...
By BatMasterson 2 days 21 hours ago
I'll be receiving my first bonus at the end of the year. Just wondering how people who have been receiving massive bonuses for years allocate theirs? I figured I would put about 50% into IRA/401k accounts, 25% in my personal portfolio, 15% on a big gift (maybe), and the remaining 10% just in my chec...
By The Real Gordon... 3 weeks 3 days ago
|53||By David__D 4 days 6 min ago|
Hi, will a joint program in Econ + Math be more marketable than just Econ (assuming that i will be studying at UCSD). Also, does hedge fund managers (and fund managers in general) like students with knowledge in econometrics? Thanks. ...
By Nicu 5 years 5 months ago
|3||By bblop 4 days 3 hours ago|
Looking to move out from IB. Which are the best headhunters for HF specifically if you're not trying for PE later? ...
By RachelF 1 week 6 days ago
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I remember reading a relatively recent thread, where there was discussion surrounding hedge funds and their performance. Given the recently bad year, I decided to have a look at how hedge funds were doing:http://data.hedgefundintelligence.com/funds4/publi... https://secure.hedgeindex.com/hedgeindex/...
By QGKZ 5 days 18 hours ago
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