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+14AMA: Former hedge fund junior trader/analystI recently got laid off by my employer, a larger credit focused hedge fund. I though I'd create an AMA to clear up questions anyone may have regarding the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/hedge-fund-interview-questions">hedge fund...1063 hours 7 min ago
+13Trump = Quant-mageddon?I may be a dumb southerner who limped through advanced calculus like a wounded animal, but I spent a fair amount of time in college studying math and applied statistics. (I think it is amazing you can graduate from many institutions with a degree in finance, having memorized a bunch of formulas...3320 min 10 sec ago
+11AMA: Research Analyst at $1 Billion Hedge FundHey everyone, I’ve been a long time user of this site, which was instrumental in getting me to where I am today. If it weren’t for the help of everyone on here I certainly would not be in the position I am in today. I’ve been meaning to do this for a while but I would finally like to...6420 hours 31 min ago
+9Buy-Side Analyst AMAHey All I'm wrapping up my first year on the buy-side and I'm using this platform as way to reflect on the past year. Happy to pay it forward to those that would like advice or have any questions. 535 days 16 hours ago
+4AMA: 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...211 day 14 hours ago
+3Contrarian short thesisHave a write-up that's a contrarian short thesis on a mid-sized tech company. Happy to share via PM to anyone that's interested. Would welcome any and all feedback / critique!2511 hours 50 min ago
+2CFA and HF RecruitingHello all, Quick question about the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/cfa-training-free-trial-learn-signal" target="_blank">CFA</a></span> and hedge fund recruiting. I will be starting with an EB in June, and I am very interested in...245 days 19 hours ago
+2HF office dress codeI started at a hedge fund this month with decent AUM (in a range of $1-5 billion). I am rather surprised to see that the vast majority of the guys prefer semi-formal or business casual unless they have meetings. Is this common across the funds you guys work at?242 weeks 5 days ago
+2New Case Webinars in WSO Hedge Fund Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//">hedge fund interview</a></span> prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with...15 months 1 week ago
+1D. E. Shaw Background CheckHas anyone applied to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/de-shaw" target="_blank">D.E. Shaw</a></span> and got rejected after the background check and reference stage?? 126 days 4 hours ago
+1Question about comp in big yearsHello - I have my year end review coming up at the end of the week and wanted to get some different points of view on how to think about my range. For background: I work at a ~10B MM fund. I have been on my team for nearly 3 years, I have a good relationship with my PM, and we had a very...122 weeks 1 day ago
+13 key questions re how to get into a HF megafundHey guys, My ultimate goal is to work in a multi billion dollar <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> doing equity l/s, after doing an M7 MBA. I would like to ask...121 week 2 days ago
+1European degree, no experience, just a passion. HF?Hey! I've been reading this forum for a while and I've decided to ask you guys for advice. Let me introduce myself in just a few lines: - I'm 27. Born and raised in Spain, now in NYC. - Software Engineering MSc and Business Management MSc. Good grades, top of my class,...81 day 23 hours ago
+1Distressed debt analysis examplesHi - does anyone have a good source on sample writeups of distressed debt investment ideas? I am in a unique situation but I'd like to try to teach myself how to do distressed investment analysis (I work in a legal capacity right now on the periphery and I deal with distressed funds on a...71 week 6 days ago
+1WSO Hedge Fund Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!<strong><span class='keyword_link'><a href="//" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> Resume Announcement: WSO has released a <span class='keyword_link'><a...71 month 2 days ago
+1Need advice on leaving Securitized Products Group at BB in under a yearLooking for advice: I graduated from an Ivy league school in May 2016 and joined a mid tier <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge bracket</a></span> in capital markets. I ended up in a...21 week 4 days ago
+1What kind of valuation method does your fund use?Title is pretty self-explanatory. Just trying to get a feeling on the specific procedures other firms are using in their analyses of companies (obviously will be quite variable). If you could provide a methodology and a brief explanation, that would be much appreciated. Thanks.04 days 1 hour ago
+2Hedge Fund as the 1st job out of undergrad Hey fellow monkeys , I have a job offer at a hedge fund (>25bn ) straight out of undergrad . However , it is for operations and it lasts 16 months . What do you think ? - how does this set me up in the future ( b-school , other <span class='keyword_link'><a...171 week 2 days ago
0[Internship] HF trading vs BB ERBasically, this is my current situation. I'm just starting my part-time internship in a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> Equity research team (not a very prestigious sector, but i...01 week 3 days ago
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