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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
01 month 4 days ago
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How much of this industry is LUCK v. SKILL? Honest assessment neededJust wanted to ask everyone's views on the question I've been dwelling on for a while now: how much of this Hedge Fund and Asset Management industry do you think is skill v. luck? Like quantify as a % where the two %s add up to 100%. The reason I ask is that most of the fund managers I've met over ...
MattBeast123
145 min 36 sec ago
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What percent of HF jobs are 60+ hours a week?My question is, are most HF jobs gonna be 60+ hours? I researched PE extensively, and even the MM PE people say they average 60. Is HF the same? ...
jnijnijn
161 hour 32 min ago
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Do you have hobbies?The question is fairly straight forward. When I started in business school I noticed that most of the fund managers or PM's who would come talk repeated a similar refrain. It was a point of pride to spend every moment thinking about investing. They would all say something along the lines of, I don't...
MilitaryToFinance
644 hours 54 min ago
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Is it feasible to go to the gym for 45min in the middle of the day?I'll preface this by saying I do not have a HF offer yet, but am curious about this: Wake-up times for HF analysts are early enough, it would be very hard for me to get up another 45 minutes earlier in the mornings. I also cannot fall asleep if I go to the gym in the late afternoon/evening. I have h...
crazi4ib
67 hours 25 min ago
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Point72 modeling testAll, does anyone have info on the P72 modeling test? It's supposed to be half an hour. This is for L/S equities and for an experienced role (i.e. equity analyst). Anything is much appreciated... ...
zero_factor_alpha
720 hours 43 min ago
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hedge fund prop trader vs portfolio managerI am curious to know the pros and cons of these two very attractive alternatives: 1. Hedge fund prop trader- this would be a small team managing a small pool of money on a more or less discretionary basis without extremely sophisticated support. 2. Buy side (hedge fund included) portfolio manager- a...
inv_mgmt
122 hours 4 min ago
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In-office case study adviceHave a 2-hour modeling and write-up coming up in 2 weeks. I've done some diligence on hedge fund case studies in general and write-up templates, but haven't yet come across any content specific to in-office cases. Any suggestions on what a 2-hr modeling test may require (just forecasts? +updating fo...
dancemonkey
122 hours 24 min ago
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S&T vs IB background for breaking into L/S or Macro Hedge FundsHi Everybody, I'm currently in a sophomore rotational program at a BB bank. I have rotations in both IB and S&T. At the end of the summer I'll probably be able to pick what my internship for next summer will be in. Which path makes more sense for eventually breaking into L/S or Macro funds? Th...
random1945
022 hours 35 min ago
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Trading international equities from the USLet's say you are at a US-based L/S fund with no international offices, but with international equity exposure. For example, your PM wants you to research stocks in China for your sector. Would you have to work through the market hours there as well? How does it work? ...
crazi4ib
01 day 15 hours ago
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Optimal way to get to a hedge fund - exit from MBB or AM?Hi guys, lately, I've been contemplating the next move in my career and I am looking for advice. The story is as follows: In October I am starting my last year at the university. I've just completed my Visiting Associate program at BCG at one of the CEE offices and received a full-time offer. Also, ...
Paper Plane
31 day 20 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
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Fellow L/S equity analysts: what are you best sources for shorts?Other than the typical seeking alpha, etc. I get some stuff on the Twitter financial circuit but looking for other sources as well ...
SpacemanSpiff
42 days 23 hours ago
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Mid-Sized Hedge Fund Compensation (Non-target->MM IB->Mid-sized HF)Hi All, Long-time lurker here. I've been looking around for some hedge fund compensation data but it looks like alot of threads are a bit dated (last one I've seen is in 2013). A bit about my story... I started off in a completely non-target school (top 40), worked at a solid MM IB (think PJC, RJ, W...
DrizzyDrakeGraham
84 days 23 hours ago
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On the Job With Simple As… My Research ProcessWhen I did my AMA thread a while back I promised at least one person that I would share my general research process. So here you go... Every analyst has his/her own way of conducting due diligence. There certainly is no one correct way to come to an investment decision, however, I'd argue that ther...
Simple As...
1355 days 4 hours ago
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Summer Internship: Ideas for a Research ProjectHello fellow monkeys, I just finished my freshman year and was able to land a summer internship at a credit hedge fund, which I am currently working. I was doing a lot of work in the beginning and it has slowed down a bit since it's the summer and I'm looking for a reasonable project that I can purs...
YLL
05 days 9 hours ago
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FBI background checks on wall street/hedge funds/prop firms?Hi i already lost my childhood dreams because of some stupid felonies i commited when i was 17. Do hedge funds and prop firms run FBI background checks? How about other wall street options like working in corperate finance/i banking/ M&A/ Sales & Trading? I had my records expunged but the da...
Trading4Forever
146 days 5 hours ago
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Small HF vs MO BB vs Prop TradingHi, Currently at small HF (think <$100mm) , doing TA responsibilities and some execution. Paid very low for industry standard and not much movement upwards / opportunity. I have an offer for BB MO - Treasury in a role that would involve funding execution as well as forecasting and risk manageme...
AJunior
06 days 9 hours ago
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Blackstone/GSO Special Situations / Distressed FundDoes anyone have any insight into GSO's Special Situations / Distressed group? Anything on comp / experience / culture / lifestyle / career progression / track record / etc would be very helpful. ...
Phillip320
56 days 17 hours ago
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Compensation Structure at Quant VS Fundamental Money ManagersIf we compare quant funds (including CTAs) to fundamental funds, how does compensation structure, as well as compensation potential, differ between these two groups? Obviously, performance will make all the difference in year-to-year compensation. Even so, leaving performance aside, which of the two...
QGKZ
236 days 21 hours ago
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Summer Analyst at a Small FundSo I somehow got a summer analyst position at a small fund with 150m in AUM. I would like to share my experience in the job search with you and hopefully you will take my advice seriously even though I am probably much younger than you. I would also like to ask for your advice. My fascination...
jswilk
156 days 22 hours ago
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Noble Group "Enronite"Hello WSO, I want to start a topic on trading house Noble Group. Have you followed the commodity trader Noble Group / Iceberg Saga over the last few months ? Do you see any parallel between their financial reporting and performance with the Enron Scandal in the early 2000s ? ...
Asiaexpat
01 week 23 hours ago
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Will The Hedge Fund Industry Last?As most of you know, so far the hedge fund industry has been having a very tough year. Actually, the toughest it has been since the height of the economic crisis of 2008. Contributing to the disappointing performance has been: An increase in global volatility The slumping of commodities Poor equit...
nyerik123
81 week 1 day ago
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Breaking Into ActivismLong time lurker - first post. I'm an incoming analyst at a NYC BB and will be graduating in the coming months. I'm ultimately looking to break into an activist hedge fund after my analyst stint, but am unsure how to best position myself. From your experience, whats the best / most common way to bre...
17username38
151 week 1 day ago
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My guide on how to get a hedge fund job out of undergradMod Note (Andy) - We're reposting the top discussions from 2015, this one ranks #17 and was originally posted 2/15/2015. The topic of getting hired at a hedge fund directly out of undergraduate compels many students. The response to the question: "Is it possible to get hired at a hedge fund directly...
DaveMCR
841 week 1 day ago
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Hedge Fund & Family Office - AMAHi everyone. Its been a while since I did an AMA. In the spirit of celebrating Easter, I'd love to answer all your questions on starting and running a hedge fund / family office. ...
wilowallstreet
141 week 1 day ago
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What uni degree would put me in a better position in trying to go into a Macro Hedge Fund?Hi guys this is my first post on the forum and sorry if this against any community guidelines. I'm currently in school and I have done work experience at a Macro Hedge Fund twice (just researching commodities, small caps and currencies). I enjoyed every minute of it and I got a long with all the guy...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
21 week 2 days ago
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What if you don't succeed at a HF?My background is IBD/PE. I've always been curious what people did if they're not successful at a hedge fund, let's say a L/S or deep value fund. Unless you've already developed an edge/strategy beforehand, how can you know you'll be successful / what happens if you're not? If you don't generate alph...
beblop
141 week 2 days ago
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What to Learn NextPosted this on the ER forum yesterday but nothing. HF seems to be more lively. So I'm about a year into my position as an equity research associate (SS), just attempted the CFA Lvl 2 in June...but I'm looking for ways to continue improving my technical knowledge base. I can perform most activities ...
FryChicken5
51 week 2 days ago
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Portfolio Specialist at FoHF vs Business Development Associate at HFHello, I would like to have your opinions on the topic above. I've spent 3 years in IBD and my ultimate goal is to be a product manager. Currently I have two offers in my hand, a portfolio specialist role at FoHF and associate role at HF. I know a lot of people here have negative opinions on the fut...
Elle2014@
41 week 2 days ago
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CFA in the value investment spaceWorking on the buy-side in equities and striving towards a LT, value-focused investment approach. Investing and the long way to becoming an investor consists of various skills. I want to take my analytical knowledge further, in particular my accounting and "reading annual reports" skillset. Do have ...
sa-jue
31 week 2 days ago
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AMA, I'm the head trader for a Multi-strat HFWent to a top 25 undergrad program, been at HF trading for past 10+ years, ask me anything. been at same HF the whole time so my experience may not be typical ...
jasonastor1
601 week 2 days ago
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Justifying growth assumptionsHow do you justify your revenue forecast when presenting an idea? I am looking at a mobile game company and obviously the company does not give out much operating data for individual games (only PC vs Mobile revenue). Would you guys try to break the revenue line down to individual games, top vs aver...
analyzed
01 week 3 days ago
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Hedge Funds in Canada?Hi all, I was wondering if anyone knows anything about the hedge fund industry in Canada? If so, is recruiting similar to the US? UK? Is compensation similar to the US and UK? What about Sales & Trading departments in Investment Banks still existent? Are there prop trading firms in Canada? What ...
sultanoflondon
31 week 3 days ago
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BlueBay Asset ManagementWhat's the word on the street about these guys? They seem like a solid shop, would be great to hear more on their reputation, culture etc if anyone knows ...
george89
31 week 4 days ago
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Recruiting Process for Hedge Fund from IB Analyst RoleI'm gonna be an incoming analyst at an EB in NYC, and I'm interested in eventually moving to a hedge fund rather than PE shop. I know that headhunters reach out to IB analysts, but it seems that the path to PE is much more structured. Can anyone shed light on the HF recruiting process for an IB anal...
askldfja1241234
31 week 4 days ago
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NAV for Valuations Hi there, I have a job assessment tomorrow. It involves a financial modelling excercise. Its for a fund that invests in renewable energy. I have been told there will be 4 parts: - Find and correct a missing piece form the Cash Flow statement - i think this should be relatively fine, howveer thoughts...
kakatunn
01 week 4 days ago
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TN Visa for recent Canadian grad with HF experience?I graduated last December and spent the last 5 months at a L/S fund in Hong Kong before my HK work Visa was ultimately refused. I am now looking into funds in the US and was wondering if anyone had experience with obtaining a TN as a recent grad at smaller firms? Thanks! ...
Grace388
141 week 6 days ago
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rakcity
12 weeks 8 hours ago
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2 case studies at the same time - what should I do?Recently interviewed with two L/S hedge funds. Met the entire investment team for both funds and it appears that fit is not an issue - both funds told me that the case study was the next step. I think the biggest pushback at both places was my limited experience/knowledge of sectors outside my cove...
lionheart
22 weeks 8 hours ago
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IDC Herzliya I'm still in high school and I am thinking about attending the school IDC Herzilya. Anyone know anything about the school if it's good or not? Since it's foreign (in Israel) will I be able to come back to America and work on WallStreet? ...
Ykaidar
02 weeks 1 day ago
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http://healthnbeautyfacts.com/geniux/PROBLEMS AND DIFFICULTIES : if ever you complained you had many problems, you can now begin to see them from a new attitude, because every time your brain is focused on solving a problem or difficulty, there is a great stimulation of neurons, where new interconnections or "routes" . Click Here To Mo...
Shirleyjmeyer
02 weeks 1 day ago
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Series Tests and CFA with No ExperienceI am in the middle of a career change from structural engineering to finance particularly ending up at a Hedge Fund. What are the recommended tests/certifications that I could take to not only learn what I need to learn, but also make me look good on my resume? I tried researching the CFA, but do yo...
chamokinawan
92 weeks 2 days ago
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Quant hedgefund vs. consulting firm after PhD?Hi all, I am a PhD student graduating this year from a Quantitative background. I have taken financial engineering classes and statistics classes. And since I have done a master somewhere else, so I am relatively older than other PhD graduates. The natural places to go are the Quant hedgefunds or Q...
losemind
142 weeks 2 days ago
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So I have an assessment for an internship...Hey everyone. So after my not so extensive efforts cold emailing hedge funds for an internship, I have a reply from one of them that seems rather promising. I forwarded my resume along with a brief intro as to my name and where I'm studying (Ivy League, mediocre GPA, strong ECs). An associate analys...
notbad4aquant
42 weeks 2 days ago
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I'm going to have access to a Bloomberg Terminal next semester, how do I make the most of it?I'm an MS Finance student at a non-target, and I got accepted into the student managed investment fund class where I'll be pitching stock to the professor to invest the school's $3 million scholarship fund in. How do I take advantage of this? I hear there's a job board function that can only be acce...
zYzzbrah1
42 weeks 2 days ago
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Hedge fund to less stressful role - long only? others?I've been in the L/S fundamental equity hedge fund world for the last 7 years. I'm a senior analyst with a small team under me at a large, well-known hedge fund. I am often recruited by other funds and/or headhunters to either run a book at a platform shop or lateral over as a senior analyst / secto...
jgdp
152 weeks 2 days ago
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Why do hedge funds make so little money? Based on their percentage gains per yearThere are many hedge funds, most make 10%-15% gain a year. I am not talking about fees, rather their overall portfolio performance. Why so little? Some people can make that (10%-15%) or more in a single day. ...
TheBestMan
12 weeks 3 days ago
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Looking to intern at a hedge fund I've been studying trading small cap stocks, equity research, spreadsheets, trade strategies and risk reward setups. ...
Ykaidar
72 weeks 3 days ago
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options strategy question in hedge fund interview.To hedge fund fresh from MBA college ,what type of answers do they expect from us ?? ...
ikki
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Better to work at a small HF or large AM?I am currently at a BB (not IBD though), and am looking to get into HFs. Given that it is unlikely I can move into a $1B+ HF right away, I will be more realistically looking to move to a small HF or an AM (like a State Street, etc.). Which would be a better option? Assuming I don't get into a Fidel...
crazi4ib
32 weeks 3 days ago
+92
Anatomy of the 10-KStill jet-lagged by 8 hours from a day and a half in London, I haven't slept for a good 48 hours and remembered I owe WSO my process for dissecting a 10-k in the usual form. Before I get right into it, keep in mind every business is different and that will dictate the way you should read their spec...
BlackHat
1122 weeks 3 days ago
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Market Research SurveyHas anyone used any online survey tools to test investment theories? I am looking at Survey Monkey and Research Now (who seems to have a stronger product) but not sure if its all talk? ...
Chappa2020
32 weeks 3 days ago
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Start Up Hedge Fund London Based I am looking to start up a hedge fund or a managed account structure based in London (management). I have a few friends and acquaintances that want to give me money to manage on their behalf. What are my costs? anyone know any methods or structures that wont cost a lot as the start up AUM wouldn't b...
Mr.K.K
72 weeks 3 days ago
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Military -> MBA -> IB -> HFLooking for advice from those on the buyside and HF recruiting for military MBAs from IB. Background: HYP undergrad, military officer, Yale/Ross/Darden MBA going to work at BB after school. While I think the work in IB is interesting, I've found that I'm much more interested in the investment/stock...
Spartacus4321
32 weeks 3 days ago
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Suggestions for Internship DowntimeHello fellow WSO users! Long-time reader and first-time poster here. Started my sophomore summer internship around a week ago at a hedge fund and have found myself with some occasional downtime as I get into the swing of things. Was curious what people have found to be the most productive way of spe...
riverbanker
12 weeks 4 days ago
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Best Programming Language and platform for algo trading? I have been learning programming for about 6 months and mostly focused on python as a preferred language, I was wondering what is the recommended language and platforms to use to be a successful quant trader? ...
Fortun-Gate
02 weeks 4 days ago
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Does Non-Compete/Notice Period kick in at signing or at start of employment? (question re: reneging)I am probably going to consult a lawyer on this, but want to see if any community member has a feel on this issue as well. I am currently sitting on a beach on a 6 month garden leave, having signed an offer (employment agreement) for another hedge fund 5 months ago as an execution trader. In the emp...
IAmJen
32 weeks 5 days ago
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Top Energy Hedge Funds?I'm a rising sophomore looking at working at a hedge fund in the energy space ideally next summer, but also long term - I'm trying to assemble a list of top funds (or teams of larger funds) in the space - can anyone recommend any to check out? (There are a few threads on WSO about this, but I've fo...
TheBusinessWay
132 weeks 5 days ago
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College and workHey there! I have on question guys, how much your university career was important to find a job in HF? I mean grade and university's name Thank you all! ...
marcopg95
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Which desks at an IB do HFs recruit most from?There are units within IB that translate better to buy-side jobs, but which desk specifically do HFs recruit most from? Why do HFs see the skills acquired on these desks more desirable? What units specifically and at which banks are the most desirable from the perspective of a HF recruiter? Restruct...
Shug-Knight
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Energy Hedge Funds - Only in Houston and NYC?I'm interested in joining a hedge fund as an Energy focused research analyst. Any advice on what top firms or types of opps I should focus would be helpful! Preliminary, I'm only hearing of Energy fund opps in Houston and NYC, but those aren't my favorite cities for the long term... ...
kinggeorge45
12 weeks 5 days ago
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Should I ask an equity L/S PM at my firm if I can do work for him in my free time?I am currently in a middle office role at an asset manager with a broad alternatives footprint and am looking to move into an investment team. I have had a couple conversations with an equity long/short PM and was thinking of asking him if i could do some work for him in my free time. He's asked me ...
shibu15
32 weeks 5 days ago
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Fund of Hedgefund InternshipHello guys, my first post on here. I have recently received an internship offer for a Hedge fund of fund. I was wondering if anyone could give me some insights into the role and how transferable the skill sets are into other financial roles? My long term career aspiration is private equity and ha...
dobby-guy
12 weeks 6 days ago
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L/S Hedge fund case studyHi all, I have received a take-home case study for a potential job at an L/S Hedge fund. I believe the stock would make a really good short case; the company has struggled with slowing revenues, low margins and decreasing profits. To company has taken on a lot of debt that is due on a very short ti...
TarkL
32 weeks 6 days ago
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Baruch College for HF career?What's Baruch College's reputation on the street? I've heard it's hard to get a front office IB job with them, but is this the same for HFs? how hard would it be to get an internship if I did a lot of networking? I have been doing a lot of it recently and I'm meeting with a small HF this month about...
YungMoney
02 weeks 6 days ago
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How doable would it be for an international Georgia State U student with a Masters in Finance to get a job in the Atlanta Area?I am particularly interested in working as equity analyst, but would take any relevant position that would allow me to stay in the country. ...
carlo19martin
02 weeks 6 days ago
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$650M AUM HFI'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 the office or is just a medium/small sized? Just interested. Thank you. ...
fraoz02
263 weeks 21 hours ago
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Are successful investors just lucky?Hey guys, I've been How to Get Luck by Mr. Max Gunther, where he makes a point that luck plays quite a large part not only in life, but in stock market success. He thinks of the stock market as a roulette wheel on which you place your bets based on the best information available, but the end result,...
Piyush Kathuria
13 weeks 1 day ago
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Senior Transition into Multi-Strat Hedge FundVery Interested in Senior Community Members' views on the feasibility of parlaying a successful career in sellside AND buyside M&A Advisory (I.Banking) work into a role as a deal maker for a multi-strategy Hedge Fund looking at public 'Constructivist' (friendly-activist) investing? I conceptuall...
honorB4offer
13 weeks 2 days ago
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Where to find international annual reports in English?I know that some companies will provide English versions (or they just do it in English depending on the country) and I can easily find those on Bloomberg. But what about for those that don't provide an English version? Does anyone have a site/service that provides these? The company that specifical...
BlueWing
03 weeks 3 days ago
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Valeant Pharmaceuticals/Bill Ackman E-mailsReleased yesterday. Highlights: Halt the Stock Send out a Press Release Advice on Conference Call Don't speak with the media Rome is burning Crossposting, credits to humanafteralll from WSB. ...
CeterisParibus
123 weeks 4 days ago
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Hedge Fund Placement in HBS/GSBHi everyone, I am currently a first year analyst at a BB in London and recently received an offer for Citadel's Global Equities team. I am not sure what I want to do further down the line, but working with public equities at a hedge fund is much more appealing to me than a pre-MBA associate positio...
KellersWords
33 weeks 4 days ago
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Citadel Commodities Junior Talent ProgramGuys, Just found that Citadel Commodities rolled out a "junior talent program" for undergrads earlier this year. Was curious about if any of you has more info regarding the program and how the recruiting process went this year. Thanks! ...
Crazy-Dude
03 weeks 4 days ago
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IB or HF - Junior InternshipBetween the two, which would you think I should aim for? Obviously there are many factors involved, but let's take the top BBs with equally recognized HFs for comparison's sake. I've definitely considered the 2-year IB track most on this site seem to preach, and some of the benefits such as the netw...
hughwattmate
23 weeks 4 days ago
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Getting to noComplacency is the root of all failures, yes men are negative for growth. So how do we get to Alpha? ...
Franco Financials
153 weeks 4 days ago
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Hedge Fund Interview Guide BETA is LIVE!We are finally here! For those of you waiting on the WSO Hedge Fund Interview Guide, thank you for your patience -- it has been a long process to get to this stage. Unlike investment banking or private equity, the hedge fund universe is enormous, so we really had to spend a long time drafting the ...
WallStreetOasis.com
53 weeks 5 days ago
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Medical Background only - Interning for Hedge FundHow should I prep for an informal Hedge Fund internship opportunity, have like half a year to prep. I'm a recent graduate from medical program who will be working in emergency & hospital medicine. The fund managers have a law & medical background & run a new healthcare-focused hedge fund...
vagabondmed
23 weeks 5 days ago
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Army Officer -> Hedge FundI'm an Infantry Officer in the US Army, about 1 year out from the end of my term of service. Looking to go to an M7 MBA program next year, and eventually make a move to the hedge fund industry. I like the fact that investing involves doing in-depth analytical research in order to make contrarian be...
QRF5
43 weeks 5 days ago
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Execution Trader at Discretionary Macro Fund, Career killer or valid path to PM?Title pretty much says it all. I'm already running my own sell-side books/risk and have some PnL history, trying to move to buyside. I'm still a little hesitant to jump into a buy-side sink or swim PM role at this point, but have some opportunities to work closely with some prominent discretionary M...
CtrlAltEnd
243 weeks 5 days ago
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Top Fund of Hedge Funds - Compensation, Lifestyle and Career Path? Any data points on 1st year associate compensation for top fund of hedge funds (GS HFS, KKR Prisma, BAAM, GCM Grosvenor?) Currently an analyst at a Top BB in AM. What type of backgrounds are these funds looking for? I'm thinking of lateraling after my 2nd year. Also, any idea of what compensation m...
Smoe
34 weeks 15 hours ago
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List of HF's in BostonLooking for a list of hedge funds in Boston, and around that area... Anyone got? ...
LakerMarket
161 month 1 day ago
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Are there any prerequisites for a Summer Analyst Intern position at a Big Bank? I know that if you want full time employment at big banks like Goldman Sachs, you need to do a summer internship/Analyst position first. But I am wondering if there is any prerequisites requirements to even get the summer internship at the big banks. Like a specific major or some specific finance co...
TheBestMan
11 month 2 days ago
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Doing a Masters in Mathematics to increase my chances to work in a quant HFHi all, I'm currently working as a software developer in a Fortune 500 company in the UK. I'm looking to change careers into finance, specifically in a quant HF - I've applied through a recruiting agency and I already had an interview with a London based fund (passed first round, not second one unfo...
slumbering_programmer
11 month 2 days ago
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Exit Opps from L/S Credit HFI am considering joining a l/s credit hf after graduation; however, I am concerned if for some reason I don't like it or if I have just had enough after my analyst stint that I am not going to be able to leave the hedge fund space. Do people at hedge funds have the same type of exit opps as bankin...
juniorfinancier
21 month 2 days ago
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Night Shift Asian TradingWhat is everyone's view on night shifts? Potential opportunity to do 2 weeks of shifts on Asian hours; but how bad would that actually be? ...
AJunior
31 month 2 days ago
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What color suit for an Interview ?Is a black suit and white/light blue shirt acceptable to wear to an interview? Or do you recommend a different color suit? ...
RGC3691
121 month 2 days ago
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Top MBA or go straight to HF from sell-side researchHi, Currently 28, just finished by 3rd year on the sell-side as a research analyst (non-BB but well known bank), covering non-bank financials (currently a writing analyst in Asia). My goal is to get into the buyside (ideally HF) and am currently interviewing with a couple funds. I am also contemplat...
lionheart
51 month 2 days ago
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path to portfolio manager16 years old and always wanted to work in wall street, i am going to attend columbia university in new york when im 18 and major in economics and get my bachelors. I currently work as a intern project manager in construction and i plan to work as one until im ready to graduate from college, if anyon...
MikeyTheGent
41 month 5 days ago
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Ray Dalio - why is he leading the poll for your favorite HF manager? I don't know much about him... for those who voted for him why he is your #1 choice? Curious to hear. ...
AndyLouis
41 month 1 week ago
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Market knowledge - special sits / credit interviewHey all, I have an interview with a credit/special sits HF coming up and was hoping you could guide me to some useful resources. I'm currently in FIG M&A at a BB but have a good grasp of EBITDA-based modelling and a decent understanding of credit analysis. However, I have very little industry kn...
FigLeaves
01 month 1 week ago
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Deepen accounting knowledge - CFA or alternativesHey - am on the buy-side and want to deepen my accounting knowledge. Ie purpose is to become a better investor and not to collect titles. Aware that the CFA takes a lot of preparation and covers other (less relevant) aspects. Does anyone have alternative ideas / experiences? Tx ...
sa-jue
51 month 1 week ago
+3
Bridger Capital - Secret Society: What do you know?So Martin Shkreli showed up on the radio show "The Breakfast Club" with Charlemagne Tha God. Interviewed pharma-bro and they brought up the secret society "Bridger Capital", the Illuminati of Hedge Funds. Shkreli was shocked that Charlemagne Tha God knew of this group and that he had been invited to...
World-Domination
191 month 1 week ago
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Quick Capital IQ FavorEdit 2: I've been helped. Thanks! Can someone do me a huge favor by logging into Capital IQ and going to any company's profile page (tearsheet) and right-click -> save page as -> Save As Type: Web Page, Complete (save it to a new empty folder) -> compress (zip) the file, and then send it ...
notamonkey
01 month 1 week ago
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FoF interview HELP!!! (don't we all love interviews)Hi! I've got an interview with Forester Capital for Research Analyst (see job description below) in a few days, and I would really appreciate it if you can help me answer the following questions: 1) What do I need to know about HF/FoF/the market? (for someone who's never had a HF interview, that is....
lsl2125
91 month 1 week ago
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Best Industry AM/Research -> HF AnalystSorry if this is too obscure a question - Just wondering if you had to pick an industry group at an ER shop or industry specific fund at an AM, which industry would offer the best path/open the most doors for a HF Analyst role in the future? I'm just wondering if a specific sector is viewed as more...
Fxtrader000
41 month 1 week ago
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Can an engineer break into an HF?Hi, thank you to the regulars who's willing to share their opinion. I'm a structural engineer with 6 years of experience wanting to lateral to an entry level HF position in San Francisco. As for work environment, the structural engineering field functions quite similarly in their firm structure to ...
SamEdison
91 month 1 week ago
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Apollo Modeling Case StudyAnyone have any insight on Apollo's modeling case study? This is for a position with their credit opps team. ...
nlr2806
01 month 1 week ago
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Singapore Hedge Fundhi guys, looking for a bit of guidance. came in touch with a singapore based hedge fund that is expanding to the US. They are looking to hire a few analysts as part of the expansion. They have a website but with little information on it. I'm trying to see if there are any databases or ways to v...
analyst_2010
41 month 1 week ago
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Who is your favorite Hedge Fund manager? Vote in the new poll Who is your favorite? Ackman? Icahn? Soros? Einhorn? Discuss! Vote in the new poll here. ...
AndyLouis
01 month 1 week ago

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