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SPOTLIGHT: Hedge Funhouse Rules and FAQsThe 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...
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What does a DISCRETIONARY macro trader do at Citadel/DE Shaw/AQR?I currently work at a BB vol desk and been thinking about exploring opportunities at macro hedge funds. Haven't really built a professional network yet as I am still very junior. But I just want to gather some information about what those macro fund might look for in potential candidates. From what ...
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OFFER FOR LEASE BG,SBLC Sir, We can deliver financial service/instrument(BG/SBLC/MTN/DLC/LC) at affordable price to our customers in other to derive maximum utility. We understand that finding the right company to provide financial instrument is not easy. We are certified financial company that delivers banking instrument ...
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Finding a home for my equity quant strategyI worked on the sell side for 10+ years, mainly in equities. I have been working with a brilliant artificial intelligence researcher who has developed a group of quant strategies that have excellent performance and characteristics. We have spent an enormous amount of effort to benchmark and evalua...
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Wharton or Princeton undergrad for HF?Hello! I recently got accepted to Wharton and Princeton. I'm very excited but also rather struggle to make a choice. I was invited for the Joseph Wharton Scholar program (as well as Benjamin Franklin). I didn't apply for the M&T program, but I think if I go with Wharton it would be possible to t...
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My guide on how to get a hedge fund job out of undergradThe 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 out of undergraduate?" typically goes along the lines of "it's a shot in the dark, but yes [insert cliche explanation]"....
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Equity Valuation Reads for Macro AnalystI've been at a large global macro fund for around 3 yrs and want to learn more about equity valuations. I feel that I have a pretty good grasp for trading equities at a macro level, but want to gain some perspective on how to think through long-short equity frameworks. Most of my sector understand...
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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...
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Distressed Debt Hedge FundsAnyone know how these interviews are structured - I know a case study is involved, what other questions get asked (instead of just behavioral)? Thanks. ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Value investors in Canada?Hi guys, would anyone happen to know what are some good value investor shops in Canada please? How does recruiting usually work for them? Thanks! ...
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Force Capital Management additional info? other funds they run besides L/S equity?All i found on google "Force Capital is a $1.9 billion multi-strategy hedge fund. It was founded in 2002 by Robert Jaffe who left Stevie Cohen's SAC Capital after working there for over 8 years. According to The Value Investor Insight , which interviewed Jaffe in its December 22nd issue, the firm's ...
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Hedge Fund/Investment Portfolio/Mutual Fund started in college.How would I go about starting a hedge fund/mutual fund/ investment portfolio in college? I'd like to keep it legal of course, haha. Some classmates and I want to either pool in our money and that counts as your equity in the fund or we want to get funding from an outside source and be able to use id...
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Citadel Global EquitiesHas anyone gone through Citadel's Global Equity interview process and could share some insights on structure / content? Happy to revert back to the group in a bit once my process has ended. Thanks! ...
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Autonomy CapitalCouldn't find a previous thread on WSO on Autonomy Capital so I thought I would ask around. The Economist says that they're up 20 percent last year on shorting euro and long commodities (they're a macro fund), but they were down pretty bad in the 08 crisis (although everyone was). Been having a bit ...
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Asset Base LendingAnyone here who does Asset Based Lending? Is this a good field to get into now? Do any HF and PE shops look for people with this skillset. How does ABL at a bank stack up to LevFin in terms of exit opps and skillset? ...
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Bridgewater: management v. investmentHey guys, I'm relatively new to looking at hedge funds, but in terms of Bridgewater Associates, which is the better career track to shoot for: Management Associate or Investment Associate? Both have great starting salaries and benefits so I'm looking more for an analysis of the actual roles. ...
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CLO NewsRecently started at a credit fund and just wondering if anyone knew good sources to catch up on recent CLO news or just general information about CLO's. I'm subscribed to LCD News but besides that I'm not sure where to look. Any comments would be greatly appreciated, thank you in advance. ...
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Einhorn doesn't favor new season of "House of Cards""Red ink is the new black ?"http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2015/07/13/david-ei... ...
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What to expect in this industryHi guys I just finished my college and accepted an offer from HK based L/S hedge fund as a research analyst. As far as I know getting into HF industry without any prior experience is rare. My question is, would I be able to successfully grow in this firm? What kind of life style will I face as I com...
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Take home case study questionHey guys, For those of you that have had the pleasure of working on a HF case study , is it worth building a full 3 statement model? The particular company i got is not a balance sheet driven business and I can complete a valuation with an earnings model (Revenue down to EBITDA and FCF) and a debt w...
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