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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
04 months 1 week ago
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Transgender at a Hedge FundI currently work at a medium sized fund. My resume looks like what you'd expect, highly selective undergrad, good work experience, MBA from a top 3 program, passed the CFA the first time through, and have done well for the year and a half I've been at my current fund since graduating business schoo...
Ashley617
193 min 25 sec 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 mac...
Martinghoul
1305 hours 32 min ago
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What podcasts do you listen to keep up to date with the markets?Interested to hear what podcasts you listen to in order to keep up to date with the markets. (: wso ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
148 hours 50 min ago
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Mercury Partners: anyone worked here? more info re: job?Anyone worked with Mercury Partners before? I'm considering retaining them for a search but I don't know much about them. Has anyone worked with them before either as a candidate or a client? ...
PennTeller
2112 hours 59 min 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 weeks 6 days ago
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Is it too late to short Deutsche Bank?In an investment game in my class and so far my big winner has been shorting Wells Fargo. Should I short DB or are they going to comeback within the next couple of days? ...
BillBelichick37
621 hours 50 min ago
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Global Macro's Future "Stars" - Where Are They Coming From?What professional backgrounds are today's and tomorrow's top global macro minds coming from? And how much does the environmental backdrop help explain this? Pretty simple question, but I think it's interesting to note the following trends for context. The first generation of global macro investors (...
Burke
2522 hours 59 min ago
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Pitch Me A StockWas asked this question recently in an interview and it seems to be a popular interview question. I feel that I answered the question pretty well doing a good amount of research on the company a few months before. After the interview I started to think..what did I leave out? Here are some of the thi...
mCobb
1023 hours 36 min ago
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Strategy Office / Ops Office for Hedge FundHey guys, What do you think the exit opps would be from starting in the strategy / corporate office of a HF. My background is M&A and Strat Consulting (5 years total) and I'm currently doing an MBA! ...
bb55bb
01 day 2 hours ago
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Brevan Howard Cuts Some Fees to 0%Brevan Howard announced today that they are cutting some management fees to 0%. It probably signals that things are getting tougher for HF's and the industry is getting even more competitive. What does this mean for the HF industry in general? Is it the start of a new trend? Or is it just an experim...
octavian81
151 day 6 hours ago
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Income Statment vs. Cash Flow Statement: Adjustments to EBITDA and FCFhaving trouble understanding a fundamental accounting question that plays into valuation: "If there is an Income Statment expense at any time and a corresponding impact on the cash flow statement, then the Income Statement is overstating the true cash impact. The company is paying more on the Income...
CapMarketsBanker
31 day 11 hours ago
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HF Legend on The Equities Bubble and the Future of Hedge FundsHF legend Julian Robertson shared some interesting thoughts on the HF industry and its future. Hedge funds are facing the most challenging time Tiger Management's Julian Robertson said he's seen in an investing career spanning several decades, and the industry pioneer cautioned that their days of c...
WheyOfLife
21 day 12 hours 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
82 days 10 hours ago
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Hedge Funds Are Working For Free NowBrevan Howard Asset Management wants your money. In fact, it wants it so badly that the fund even slashed its fees as long as you don't ask for your money back. "Facing investor redemptions and faltering performance, Brevan Howard, the London-based firm with a $14.5 billion flagship fund, is telli...
Alibabes56
02 days 22 hours ago
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Point72 Aperio TestI applied for the Aperio internship and received an email to take an assessment that's supposed to take about 20 minutes to complete. I'm a CS student and the role is for their Aperio team (data science/machine learning). Any idea what I should expect? I'm not familiar with this process - any help/d...
badasswang
03 days 2 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
53 days 5 hours ago
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Perry Capital Shutting Down & Brevan Howard Charging 0% FeesThe hedge fund industry seems to be becoming tough to survive in. Perry Capital has announced that it's shutting down, while Brevan Howard is lowering its charging fee to 0% for investors. In Perry's announcement of closing down, founder Richard Perry stated: "The industry and market headwinds agai...
Singh_chera
03 days 6 hours ago
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Hedge Fund --> MM PE Associate?Any tips on making this transition? Spent 2 years doing BB IBD, at a Hedge Fund now and want to PE. Does it make more sense to get an MBA to make the transition or to try to move over now? ...
SqualBall
13 days 21 hours ago
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Accounting Major > Finance MajorI am currently a sophomore who has been trading stocks and options for over a year. I am learning financial modeling on my own and am confused as to why I would study finance over accounting if I want to land an analyst gig out of college. Say I wanted to break into the HF scene.... If I wanted to w...
Leorio
24 days 5 hours ago
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Sec lending on buy sideLooking for some info on equity finance / securities lending desks. Considering a buy side opportunity at 10 bn+ Equity long short fund. Is this a good spot to be? Exit ops? Seems like a trading role but it falls under treasury. Not a ton of literature out there on this topic. ...
AspiringGorilla
04 days 6 hours ago
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Acquiring job as an analyst or a trader with no formal education Does not having a formal education act as a true hindrance to access to the industry, and if not what is the catalyst that would allow me to gain access? I'm currently just a day trading fool on my own time but I watch the markets and keep up on anything related to foreign exchange and over all ec...
IGottaKnow
94 days 13 hours ago
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Short Sell Looking for Hedge Fund for high yield short opportunity. Trade profit $100M to $3B, depends on funds capital. Trade period: 1 week. Trade prep 1 month. Serious inquiries only. ...
alphamax
04 days 16 hours ago
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Access Denied to BlastoiseWhy are we not allowed to view Blastoise's account? Nothing else to say, must complete 100 word minimum. ...
kayz08
05 days 2 hours ago
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I must have sacrificed myself to save my country in a past lifeBecause I am so goddamn lucky. I'm currently an exchange student in Hong Kong. After dinner, a few friends and I decided on a whim to get drunk and go to a horse racing stadium. Horse racing is a big fucking deal in Hong Kong-- tons of people go there on Wednesday and Sunday nights to drink, gamble...
buysidebandit
115 days 3 hours ago
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Any systematic/quantitative driven funds in Houston/Dallas?Not looking in particular for prop shops or small funds...Are there any notable HF out here with a more quantitative slant? Looking more towards a research role but not too familiar with the area. ...
Skirts
45 days 9 hours ago
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Moving from Sales and Trading to Hedge Fund/AMI just accepted an analyst position for S&T at a BB with desk placement to come a little while after starting. In the future (a few years down the line) I would like to work on the buy side and be closer to the investment decision. My question is three fold: 1. What would be better for someone w...
riptide989
06 days 6 hours ago
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Where Is The Hedge Fund Industry Headed To In A Decade?I was doing some research on the industry and came across this article: http://fortune.com/2016/09/15/hedge-fund-fees-cut/ Hedge funds across the globe are cutting their management fees as they struggle to attract investors in the face of weak returns, industry data shows. In a sign of the stru...
Young Wolf
06 days 11 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
246 days 13 hours ago
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A Physician With Good Returns. Can I Get Hired?Hello everyone. I am currently a resident physician that intends to finish residency training for personal reasons. However, I do not foresee myself practicing clinical medicine in the long run if I can help it. I enjoy talking to most patients and enjoy seeing them get better with my plans but prac...
DorianMD
136 days 15 hours ago
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What is something a high school student can do to prepare for a career in asset management (HF)?I am now on holidays from school and I am set on a career in Asset Management, specifically Hedge Funds. What are some things a high school student can do to best prepare for a career in AM/HF if any. ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
91 week 18 hours ago
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LGL Partners?Could anyone give me some information about them? Like culture, intern experience, hours..etc? Much appreciated. ...
mCobb
01 week 2 days ago
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Apollo CreditFellow Monkeys, I am trying to get greater perspective on Apollo Credit and was hoping to hear from those who are more familiar with the firm. My basic understanding is that the Credit group is divided into a few sub-groups including: 1) Performing Credit - Seemingly focused on Asset Management 2) P...
soccermaniac1390
11 week 4 days ago
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How bad is it to back out of intern offer you already accepted?Don't won't to waste too much time here...I recently accepted an internship position with one of the Big 4 in their Audit practice. Their deadline to accept was August 31st, way before Summer Analyst positions were starting interviews, recruiting, etc. I don't really like Accounting as much as I do ...
mCobb
21 week 4 days ago
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Starting a Small "Hedge Fund" - How hard/costly is starting an investment fund? A number of friends/acquaintances want to give me money to manage on their behalf. Obviously if I were to do this under a personal account it would be illegal. So how hard/costly is starting an investment fund that can take money from other people? I would just want the cheapest, simplest legal stru...
SlyGuy
1151 week 5 days 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
152 weeks 10 hours ago
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The 10 Biggest Myths About the Hedge Fund IndustryFirst off, I am not anti-hedge fund nor do I want to cast a negative light on any investment vehicle. However, to inform people that not everything they believe to be true about hedge funds is, true. Although they don't apply to all funds, these are the top ten myths for 'average' hedge funds. 1. H...
mCobb
72 weeks 2 days ago
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Hiding Balance Sheet Error in Stock PitchI have an interview for a position at a student run investment fund for an investment analyst position in oil & gas. It's a multiple round interview process in which I'll need to pitch a stock. I've been working on the valuation and I can't get the balance sheet to balance without using a plug. ...
Jector
22 weeks 2 days 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
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Any experience with AQR Capital Management?I have a phone screening coming up with AQR. Any idea what to typically expect at that stage? The role is in portfolio management/asset allocation. ...
ac420
02 weeks 3 days ago
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GS Liberty Harbor (credit HF)Relatively new 3bn HF at Goldman focusing on credit I believe. Does anyone know anything more about them? ...
ib1234
52 weeks 3 days ago
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Online Brokerage That Lets You Invest in Hong Kong Stock ExchangeI've recently come across a very interesting public company. However, the issue I have is the company is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, does not have an ADR and isn't in any mutual fund or ETF. The only way I can get to invest is to directly buy shares on the Hong Kong exchange. Does anyone...
TheBigBambino
02 weeks 3 days ago
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HBK Investments (Dallas)?There doesn't seem to be much information on this firm. How well are they respected on the street? Is the Dallas Office a FO, or is there mostly BO and MO there? Also any information on pay,perks etc. would be great. Thanks. ...
ScripS
62 weeks 4 days ago
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CFA vs MBA for Hedge FundsI am currently in a Fortune 20 corporate finance program coming out of a non target school. I am weighing my options on a CFA vs MBA. I'm not 100 percent sure what I want to do in finance but Investment/Asset Management and Hedge Funds interest me a lot. My questions are 1. For Hedge Funds, is MBA o...
jttrain
02 weeks 4 days ago
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New chimpsme new 2 this is my life now i want 1000000 bananas evan and co will rise to the top of the warframe leaderboards ...
Evan and Co
12 weeks 4 days ago
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CFA - get a CFA while in IBIt's not very common for IB analysts to get CFA, but I heard it's very helpful in recruiting and want to at least have level 1 for the coming year. I'm thinking about asking my boss to see whether my team can sponsor it - but my concern is that it will be perceived as I have some "capacity" and inst...
shibadog
23 weeks 3 hours ago
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Industry Segmentation at Hedge Funds?When you work at a hedge fund, are you typically staffed to cover a (or a handful) of particular industries? Curious due to currently working in FIG IB, and am interested in continuing work within the FIG sphere, but eventually from the investing side. ...
Blue_Horseshoe_5
03 weeks 1 day 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
113 weeks 1 day ago
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which choice is better for a HF career?looking at summer internships, I have two choices at the Asset Management/evaluation group I have been in contact with: portfolio management intern or capital markets research intern. which would be better for me if I want to break into the HF industry? thanks for the help! ...
oasiscactus
03 weeks 2 days ago
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What effect will politics have on the market in the fall?Major indexes are near record highs and have been bullish for quite some time. Do you guys think there will be a correction within the next 2-3 months? Republican or Democrat this election seems to scare just about everyone. ...
BillBelichick37
123 weeks 2 days ago
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Legitimacy of a PM Company that does Head Hunting, Methodology Training & Career PlacementHappened to saw a PM company that caught my attention. What the company does is a series of events, from head hunting for suitable candidate (with or without PM experience, but require a bachelor degree), to training of methodology (which they claim to have high winning to losing ratio), and to plac...
kj_15
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Working at a Distressed / Credit HF - What next?Hi there, for those of you working at distressed & credit funds or have worked there, could you shed some light on what people do after (if) they leave their jobs? I know that most people just stay in the industry or even at their current firm, but I was wondering what other opportunities arise ...
BuyFixAndSell
93 weeks 2 days ago
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What characteristics do all good PMs and Fund managers have?I know hard work is an obvious one for but maybe something less obvious like attention to detail critical thinking eg ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
123 weeks 3 days ago
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Trading new product: Where do you start?For the more experienced traders / investors here: I was wondering what steps you take when you have been assigned to trade a new product (buy-side perspective). I'm not talking about switching from equities to FI but within the asset class (e.g. treasuries to corporate bonds). ...
A Friend
33 weeks 4 days ago
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Were any Hedge Funds destroyed in September 11?I've always wondered if there were any Hedge Funds destroyed that were in the Twin Towers at the time of 9/11, and if they continued or ceased to existence ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
33 weeks 4 days ago
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Applying at BaupostHi, I am deeply interested in working for Baupost in the future. I am currently doing my MSc. in Mathematics at one of the 5 best universities worldwide. I also have two years of work experience at a value investing fund in Switzerland (unfortunately no own research yet). Mathematics is probably not...
Valuemacroinvestor
33 weeks 6 days ago
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Distressed debt / special sits investing - On the jobHi there, I am currently in the process of making up my mind regarding post-IB analyst opportunities. While there is an abundance of information on PE as an exit, the info on distressed debt or special sits is more limited. Can someone shed some light on some of the following questions? 1) Is someon...
BuyFixAndSell
03 weeks 6 days ago
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Switching from Real Estate Finance into Hedge Fund worldHas anyone successfully crossed over from CRE into Hedge Fund world? I'm an acquisitions associate in NYC RE but I could not be more jaded with the current cycle. Have been reading tons of trading books and feel I am now more interested in finance. I am 28 and considering going for my MBA. Anyone he...
ReFutureMogul
03 weeks 6 days ago
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Not a "people person"...HI guys: what career in finance /ivestment is good for people who are not "people persons"? Are any areas of private equity (such as distressed /special sits) still reachable? What about HF? In general, where might people who are not "people persons" find their best fit? Thanks ...
Chimp_and_jeez
53 weeks 6 days ago
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Do you guys run businesses on the side on top of HF role?I've heard a fair few stories of Hedgies having start up businesses on the side whilst working. Do you guys run any businesses on the side or know anyone who does? If so what type of business is it? ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
263 weeks 6 days ago
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Advice WelcomedHey fellow WSO monkeys, looking to be a rather long post, but any and all advice is much appreciated. Background- Keeping brief to try and save y'all time Going into 3rd year of college (non-target) but have teachers who teach at targets w/ a few connections Mediocre 3.7 GPA, will be over 3.8 by the...
SlightlyAboveAverage
14 weeks 10 hours ago
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Oasis ManagementAnyone know anything about them? What's their strategy? What is their reputation on the street like? It seems like their AUM peaked at 3b in 2007. I know they've been involved in a number of high profile situations recently (Nintendo..), but what's their performance been like in the last few years?...
paradox13
04 weeks 12 hours ago
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Understanding the role of a client support executiveIn a hedge fund/investment management firm, what does a client support executive do? I have a description here but I don't understand what it does. "The client support executive is responsible for dealing with valuation, performance and other client statement enquiries in such a way as to provide a ...
Thealchemist
64 weeks 17 hours ago
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boutique IB or regional asset advisor?hi everyone. my ideal career is at a special situations, activist HF. looking at two internship opportunities and would like to know your opinion on which would be better to pursue such a path: boutique IB or regional asset advisor? thanks for your time and help ...
oasiscactus
14 weeks 1 day ago
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Clinton Group Stat ArbHas anyone here heard of Clinton Group before? I've got a final round onsite interview for a junior stat arb researcher role. Could anyone maybe shed a little light on the firm's culture, work-life balance, growth outlook ... etc. I searched online and got very limited info. Anything is highly appre...
stanlyst
04 weeks 1 day ago
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Asset backed securites fundHi all, in the next week, i will meet a fund manager of a abs fund of an asset manager. i'm not too update and i don't have a lot of information about this securities. i wondered what are the method of valuation of this type of securities. In addition what are the required skill and what is the day ...
alessioto
14 weeks 1 day ago
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Critique My Plan For Starting My Own Fund [with good numbers]Hi guys, please critique my plan to start a hedge fund. I'm not gonna lie, my only goal is to make money. I realize that marketing and personality and credentials are often more important than performance itself, even, to many investors, especially less sophisticated ones such as overseas pension fu...
FloridaGuy
154 weeks 1 day ago
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Google Accounting Exit OpportunitiesI graduated from a top tier school and started as an analyst in Google's finance division (doing mostly accounting work). My undergrad experience includes front-office finance roles and equity research at a hedgefund. This is a particularly new program for Google, as they don't traditionally hire un...
GR56
04 weeks 1 day ago
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Career Advice for a MM IB AnalystWould love to hear some peoples thoughts on my situation. I am currently a 2nd year analyst at a MM investment bank outside of NYC. The goal has always been to move to the hedge fund space, specifically in NYC. I have not made a much headway with cold emailing the big headhunters (Dynamics / SearchO...
M_As_In_Mancy
01 month 6 hours ago
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Thealchemist
01 month 9 hours ago
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What Hedge Fund is this?Hey everyone, Would anyone happen to know what fund this might be based on limited info? 1) Located in New Jersey 2) 2.5bn AUM 3) 10-12 employees 4) Invests across the capital structure (equity and debt focusing on fulcrum securities) 5) Believe relatively close to Manhattan but didn't get the city ...
Trueace
01 month 1 day ago
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Non Big City Value Hedge Funds / Lists of FundsHi I am a moderately successful value investor / speculator (24% CAGR since 2008- see www.deepvalueinvestments.wordpress.com ) . I would quite like a Hedge Fund job but I dont want to work in London, New York or other similar metropolises as I didn't like it when I lived in London and I want to be h...
buyaodanxin
01 month 1 day ago
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Is it OK to do internships after BB stint?Hi all, just a question. Is it ok to do an internship with a prominent HF after a BB S&T SA stint with a conversion? ...
monkeymonday
11 month 1 day ago
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Hedge Funds in Boston that specialize in FXAnyone have a list of currency trading firms in the Boston area? ...
Devin-Reinert
41 month 1 day ago
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Advice for new investors who are looking to allocate capital to hedge fundsI realize that most of the people on this forum are on the sell side, they run or work at hedge funds. Coming from the other side, someone like myself who is looking to invest some money in hedge funds, where is a good place to start finding top performing funds? A Google search of "top performing h...
mangist
221 month 2 days ago
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Mattress Firm acquisition...how was this likely hedged?Saw that Mattress Firm (MFRM) popped 100%+ on take-out proposal this morning. The company had a 40%+ short interest, and on its face, appeared to be a decent short (highly levered, specialty retail, declining margins, cyclical business, continued integration pains, etc. etc.). Clearly a huge loss ...
MidtownParkAve
221 month 3 days ago
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Capital required for Short PositionsHi Guys, I have a very basic question on how much capital is tied when a fund is short a position, and I am hoping someone here can help. In theory the cost of shorting should be very minimal since you are only paying for "renting" the stock that you are shorting, so in effect if you have say $100 o...
stern2005
61 month 5 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 gu...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
541 month 5 days ago
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Lev fin / distressed lawyer seeking buy side job - help!Hi - I was hoping to get some advice; I am seeking to break into the buy side but my background is pretty unique so I am having a hard time going about it. I'm a lev fin lawyer by trade, but I work with an organization that works directly with many buy side shops, including some of the biggest. I ha...
survivormanfinance
51 month 5 days ago
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Och-Ziff Slashes Management FeesWhat are your thoughts on firms recent decisions to lower management fees due to week performance? Och-Ziff, Third Point, and Aurelius to name a few... ...
SBrunsWS
31 month 5 days ago
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Hedge Funds dying industry?Hedge funds are cutting fees, because even the great investors are not doing well. The 2 & 20 was based off of the first 8 managers returns and now everyone is starting a fund and killing the industry. What do you keyboard warriors think? ...
EconomicsMajor
01 month 6 days ago
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Transitioning into a Hedge FundHey guys, I currently work at a Fund Admin and do operations work for bank debt. I've been here for about a year and am currently trying to get into the Hedge Fund side. I've been talking with a few recruiters, and they keep telling me about opportunities they have open. I haven't heard back from th...
RGC3691
91 month 6 days ago
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Distressed Debt / Bankruptcies news agregators/blogsHi folks, all in the title. I am an aspiring Rx Practitioner looking for specialized media to follow. ...
dick_fluid
51 month 6 days ago
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Are there any billionaire (or 9 figure millionaire) hedge fund managers from a non-traditional background?So for example. They didn't do the whole Ivy League to BB to HF and work their way up or lateraled. Like managers that worked in a completely unrelated field and then got into hedge funds and investing. I know it's not unheard of in the Venture Capital field but I'm not sure about the Hedge Fund wo...
UTDFinanceGuy
341 month 1 week ago
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Hedge Fund Operations SalaryAnyone work in operations at a hedge fund? What are salary expectations? Environment is demanding, talent pool is top tier schools, firm is a top hedge fund. ...
830AtDorsia
101 month 1 week ago
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Tips for a high schooler interested in investing?Im really interested in learning more about finance and investing. What are some things I can do to practice and just improve my skills over the years? Any book you reccomend picking up that shoudlnt be too hard for someone with not that much experience? I want to get into ib after college and event...
ballin3201
61 month 1 week 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
61 month 1 week 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
21 month 1 week ago
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Futures exchange company seeking Partner? Please help! I am employ by a China Financial Futures exchange company, will provide the investment fund seeking a U.S company who can provide and managing the HFT trading software strategies and techniques for a Joint ventures? Anyone have any idea? Please help. Thank you! ...
rolling5507
01 month 1 week ago
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Is Insider Trading Morally Wrong?This might sound stupid on the surface, but I don't think insider trading is morally wrong. The stock market isn't a zero-sum game where in order for there to be winners, there must be losers, right? If that's the case, isn't it a victimless crime? Now obviously I'd never do it if given the opportun...
zYzzbrah1
31 month 1 week ago
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AMA: Credit Analyst at +$5B Distressed ShopHave lurked on WSO on-and-off since pre-crisis days. Reading the material on here helped me get my first internship - time to give back. Happy to answer anything and everything. Quick background below. - Beginning third year as investment analyst at a $5B event-driven / distressed debt fund - Inves...
valueisoverrated
1001 month 1 week ago
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What the fuck should I do?Hi guys. I'm currently 16 and a year away from leaving school. I want to pursue a career in Hedge Funds since I really enjoy learning about financial markets and investing. I live in Australia which amounts to nearly fuck all in the Hedge Fund and AM industry. However I have interned twice at a Hedg...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
141 month 1 week ago
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Energy AM to Generalist at HF?As the topic says, I work on the research team at a medium sized ($10B) energy specific AM on the west coast. My goal is to one day work as a generalist at a L/S value HF in NYC. I'm almost 1 year out of my UG (semi target) and a level 2 CFA since June. My question is two fold: 1) how competitive...
90001
01 month 1 week ago
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How does one go from asset management to hedge fund? I work in wealth management currently and am curious about how to make a career change to hedge funds. ...
zkx612
51 month 1 week ago
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How to prepare for brainteasers/puzzles for a HF interview?Anyone know of any resources/databases to prepare for an interview like this? I want practice for these sorts of things before it's too late ...
pr3167
01 month 1 week ago
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The rise (and fall) of hedge funds?Hi guys, I came across an interesting article yesterday in the WSJ talking about hedge funds starting to make their way from the original fundamental strategies over towards quantitative, algorithmic trading strategies. I wanted to start a discussion and see where people stood on this topic. It dis...
Scurti
21 month 1 week ago
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How much do your PMs work?Just curious for comparison... My PM basically works analyst banking hours and and I'm trying to determine if this is the norm or if he is just a masochist. I work at a large multi-strat for reference. ...
billy_mays
211 month 2 weeks ago
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L/S credit questions I posted the questions below on an older thread but wasn't getting many responses, so wanted to put them out there on a new thread. These questions relate to a single issuer's bonds (not an index). 1) Assuming decent tranche size ($400mm+) and issuer isn't distressed, what would typically be the c...
MidtownParkAve
31 month 2 weeks ago
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Lobbying For A Position - How Much Is Too Much?.................................................................................................... ...
Burke
41 month 2 weeks ago
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Buying ArtAnyone here on the finance side of the art industry? I have been interested in this topic as of late and am struggling to find any detail on it, other than a few articles online of a shop or two. Another user posted on the this on the Jobs forum but it didn't get much attention: http://www.wallstree...
TXrealestate
31 month 2 weeks ago

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