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Performance in analyst trainingDo managers generally care how you perform on analyst training? I've passed everything by a comfortable margin, but by no means have I excelled. I think my scores are the lowest in my (relatively small) group and as such, I'm concerned that could influence my manager's perception of how hard I try c...
skylark101
31 month 2 weeks ago
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LinkedIn losing credibility?I can't help but to notice that more and more people on LinkedIn are posting content that does not belong on there such as posting pictures of their kids or getting engaged (yes I've seen this). To me, this devalues LinkedIn and groups it in with the rest of the social media/networking websites (not...
mCobb
371 month 2 weeks ago
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If you could get an offer from any investment bank, which one would you choose? Please include Location and Product/Coverage Group There have been several similar post but I think this question needs updated answer for 2016. I would choose generalist a Moelis in NY. ...
heyguysandgals
41 month 2 weeks ago
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How likely is it that I can jump right in to a financial mod. boot camp w/ NO background in financeHow likely is it that I can jump right into financial modeling boot camp with no background in finance? --- I want to get an analyst or associate position in health-care most likely. Prerequisites include: Bachelor's degree from a top school with a strong GPA, strng. financial modeling skills. CFA a...
zxcib
31 month 2 weeks ago
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Bottleneck at networkingCurrently at a stage where I hit a bottleneck at networking for full time next year. I've already emailed every single alumni plus others with similar backgrounds that I can find online at multiple banks for multiple times, probably sent around 1500 emails at this stage from mid June to now, have tr...
avocadolover
01 month 2 weeks ago
+28
Woodford + Creatine = GreatnessStory time. So last night I'm spinning my wheels in the wee hours, taking key bumps, waiting for pre-market. You know, usual weekday routine. I start clicking around WSJ and I see Shillary is leading in 4 key battleground states and that, combined with the coke, gets me mad. I almost reach for the 9...
Fear The Bulge
211 month 2 weeks ago
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Scoopbooks Practitioner's Guide to Investment Banking For Sale LondonHi all I also have the amazing Scoopbooks Practitioner's Guide to Investment Banking for sale. It's a huge volume and incredibly readable. Also excellent for interviews and new analysts. I think this is the only book you need to rock your interviews...much better than the Rosenbaum and Pearl guide! ...
compinvbanker
21 month 2 weeks ago
+15
How does models and bottles work?I keep hearing the phrase models and bottles, and basically, if a guy has the cash to bottle service girls, he gets laid. But, I've never actually understood how the entire mating ritual known as models and bottles works. Now, where do these girls come from? Are they just randoms you find at the c...
tinybanana
1601 month 2 weeks ago
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Can Wall Street afford rewarding employees with down time?Everyone on the face of this Earth suffers from the ever menacing 'afternoon slump'. According to science, this thing is very real, and is explained by the human body's circadian rhythm and a drop in blood sugar levels. In normal terms, its the thing where you feel like doing nothing but eating a c...
alienronaldo
21 month 2 weeks ago
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No Summer Intern Deaths This Year (so far) No major stories of intern deaths from banking internship hours so far (to my knowledge - correct me if i'm wrong). Thank goodness, let's hope this trend continues. From what I remember the last two years saw IBD summer intern deaths that arguably were closely related to the amount of hours they wer...
Ape Town
131 month 2 weeks ago
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How to network your way to the job?I know networking threads have been made, but I have a specific one pertaining to it. This is not at a BB or for IB btw. Just wanted to clarify that. I saw a position that I like the sound of, found the VP of the department on LinkedIn, connected, and messaged him, and he repsonded back saying we c...
yankss101
91 month 2 weeks ago
+5
Should I put a "lol" in my email to MD?The MD at my firm just sent me - the intern - an email (for the first time) asking me to complete some simple tasks for him. In it, he also included a joke at the end. I'm debating if I should reply to the joke by saying something like "that's a good one" or "lol," but I don't want to come off as un...
fine-nance
381 month 2 weeks ago
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SAB Miller board approves AB InBev's offer "SABMiller Plc's board unanimously backed Anheuser-Busch InBev SA's improved $104 billion takeover offer, paving the way for the biggest acquisition yet in the beer industry and capping a tumultuous week in which AB InBev bowed to pressure to sweeten its offer." Additionally, the groups two biggest...
mCobb
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Side HustleHey guys, I recently started a side hustle within the last year and it has been gaining some legitimate steam recently. I just wanted to reach out to you guys and see if anyone would be interested. I offer customized workout programs, personalized meal plans, etc. (among other things) as general fit...
radio528
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Am I screwed? Networking...Hey guys, so I'm sophomore college student in New York (not going school in city tho). I just finished my assistant role to senior analyst at L/S fund. I run models, covered earnings call (doing it now still), do research for the firms and industries that Senior Analyst asked me to do, and present i...
ilbe123
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Rosenbaum and Pearl Investment Banking 2nd Edition valuation models---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
millitia
61 month 2 weeks ago
+2
I AM THE ORSON WELLES OF POWERPOINTI AM THE ORSON WELLES OF POWERPOINT. BY OYL MILLER - - - - I am the Orson Welles of PowerPoint 2010. Next slide. I don't let marketing get in the way of a potential masterpiece. You see I don't create mere presentations. I use technology and the language of our times to evoke human emotions from my ...
Faustus
31 month 2 weeks ago
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7/29/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap UpIn case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics: Uncle Eddie Rides Again Post By @Eddie BravermanThe past couple of years have been a bit of a whirlwind for me, and that's why I had to step away from WSO. I am coming back to write a weekly column on topics such as the inevit...
Lucas_M
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Which foreign language: French, German, or RussianI'm having an extremely difficult time coming to a decision on which language to learn between French, German, and Russian. Here's my reasoning so far, please add any advice or experiences with the languages if you have any. Also, I should add that I'm looking at a timeline of 2-3 years to become fl...
arbarb11
271 month 2 weeks ago
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From 0 Knowledge to Getting Absorbed Into my M&A FirmLike a typical millennial, coming out of college I had perhaps a whole bunch of good junk I could throw into my resume, but no real life direction. It was literally a mosaic of random projects I've taken up, an internship in an advertising and PR company and one in the music industry. I had a top ro...
phstarbanker
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Target SchoolsCan someone tell me if investment banks recruit from schools such as F&M, Bates, Trinity, and Union? ...
Joecon37
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Your thoughts on the 2005 Mizuho Securities J-COM stock error? (Stock Trade Errors in general)So I was looking up Mizuho Securities and apparently in the year 2005, they mistakenly sold over 600,000 shares of J-Com INC. for 1 yen each when it was supposed to have been over 600,000 yen. Tokyo Stock Exchange presumably neglected to suspend the questionable transaction and failed to address the...
coffeecloser
01 month 2 weeks ago
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What Do You Think Of Casual Fridays?Honestly, what do you guys think? I am working right now at a place with a casual-Friday policy, but I am very averse to wearing jeans in the office. Actually I don't usually wear jeans even on weekends. There is something about keeping your work life and leisure separately that is reflected in the...
Alibabes56
311 month 2 weeks ago
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Should I ask an analyst for feedback?My friend works at an MM bank and during the course of a few months she was really a helping hand (reviewed my resume, went thru my story with me, etc.). I finally had a first round with her bank with an MD from her group. Should I email her if she heard any feedback from her MD? The MD mentioned t...
Alibabes56
61 month 2 weeks ago
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Excel reference showing wrong valueSo how excel isn't showing the correct amount when I reference my debt schedule in my model. The debt schedule value calculates correctly but when I reference the debt schedule from my cash flow statement it show the wrong number. I attached pictures. ...
redbeard
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale - Looking to buy a suitLooking to buy a suit since I'm planning on starting my search for a new job in ~1-2 months. I'm working now so money isn't a huge constraint but I'd like to spend less than $500, ideally less than $400. I think it was on this forum where I saw someone recommend Hart Schaffner Marx suits and I fo...
wsrookie
31 month 2 weeks ago
+8
How to play better golf (or just not suck)A few weeks back I posted a few pieces of advice on a golf posting and got some serious requests for more info. I hadn't considered how many out there need some simple advice about how to get around a golf course and not make an idiot of yourself in front of peers and bosses. When I got a pouring i...
goingbustbanking
331 month 2 weeks ago
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Phone chat ->resume forward->follow-up now?I have spoken with some senior people by phone at good MMs over the past months (about three right now). When the conversations went well, they have forwarded my resume to their head of recruiting. The recruiting head has gotten back to me to say that they are recruiting in the fall. This person is ...
Yeezy's Flesh
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Seeking Sublet in NYC3br luxury condo in Hell's Kitchen from August 20 - October 13. PM for more details. ...
kh_2633
21 month 2 weeks ago
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Investment banking has come so farIf you read through the foreword to Rosenbaum's Investment Banking Valuation text, it talks about the need to return to the basics of the business in valuations after what happened in 2008. Online, so many firms list specific tools of their knowledge platform that can give a client the best advisory...
iBankedUp
51 month 2 weeks ago
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What's your crazy stories on Wall Street?After talking to so many professionals in the industry, I found that each had their own crazy story to tell. The best I heard by far actually happened to my uncle. He worked at JP Morgan for almost two years in their IT division along with the traders (think quant-y stuff and operations). His team w...
notbad4aquant
31 month 2 weeks ago
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Where do you meet extremely hot women?So where do you guys normally go to meet gorgeous women? I mean Tinder/Bumble etc only go so far and it seems that the lineup is eh. Curious where you guys prowl. ...
UTDFinanceGuy
881 month 2 weeks ago
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Excel Help: Sum formula showing 0 when clearly it should some value.Hey guys, I got an excel with a simple sum equation, but if I go into it (F2) then press ENTER, then it turns into 0. It clearly can't be 0 because I actually see the cells it's trying to sum up and it's not 0. At first, I thought it's because I had it on manual calculation, but it's not. It's on ...
l2010
81 month 2 weeks ago
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How do you feel about corruptionI'm sure this topic has been brought up numerous times by newbies but I have been wanting to understand what bankers feel about corruption. How do people deal with it and carry on working, feeling justified that they are adding value to society? Don't get the wrong idea about me, If I had the oppor...
kayz08
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Transfer Dilemma - Currently at a non-target Currently at a non target state school, rising junior and stupidly applied to transfer into only the very top schools like the ivies, Michigan, Berkeley, etc and got rejected/waitlisted everywhere. I'm in shock because I had excellent grades, test scores and ecs, but bad, rushed essays and very impe...
tkid3400
221 month 2 weeks ago
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Vietnam Airlines Announces Business Performance For First Six Months Of 2016Hanoi, 22 July 2016 - Vietnam Airlines' Joint Stock Company (Vietnam Airlines) has announced the company's business performance from January to June 2016. In the first six months of 2016, the aviation market grew by 27.2 per cent compared to the same period last year, with a 37 per cent increase in ...
belahuntr
11 month 2 weeks ago
+3
Anyone else hate people from Middle America?I'm a born and bred New Yorker, went to a target in CA and now work on Wall Street. I'm incredibly disappointed in seeing all these fat people from Ohio and Tennessee and roaming around in my cosmopolitan city. I meet a few analysts that somehow made it in from these crappy states in the south and m...
community
241 month 2 weeks ago
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Leach Wallace Associates Inc Consulting Engineers: New Patient Tower Silver Spring, Holy Cross HospitalLeach Wallace was commissioned to design the expansion of the 300,000 sf New Patient Tower at Holy Cross, located in Silver Spring, Maryland. The expansion of the hospital included a 150 bed patient tower, including a new central energy plant and major renovation to the existing front lobby for circ...
annierob20
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Playing the Long Game at a BoutiqueI'm sure this topic has come up before, so please excuse me if this has already been discussed at length elsewhere. Are mid-level bankers (Associates / VPs) who begin their careers at a boutique (EVR, LAZ, Moelis, etc.) at a disadvantage when it comes time to begin calling on clients? It seems th...
Get_Yield
41 month 2 weeks ago
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Favorite Computer/Browser Shortcuts (non excel)?Isn't it annoying when you see someone scanning a page for a certain word or phrase and they don't know to just use ctrl-f? What are your favorite / most useful keyboard shortcuts for your browser or computer (mac or pc)? ...
Ape Town
21 month 2 weeks ago
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What does the future hold for Apple?Apple Q2 earnings beat estimates, despite falling iPhone sales as they were expected to make $1.39 per share of revenue on $42.1 billion. The bottom line is that Apple was able to satisfy those who weren't as optimistic about themselves and they saw stronger customer demand and business performance ...
mCobb
11 month 2 weeks ago
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del plsdelete pls. ...
McBullish
71 month 2 weeks ago
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Lost College StudentI'm (pretty) lost. I'm beginning my sophomore year at what's considered a "public ivy" as an Economics major. I spent my first year at a non-target and managed a perfect GPA, whilst being active some academic organizations. I founded the University Investment Club, was chosen for the financial mento...
Scryde
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Valuation control - confused of exact job functions.Hello guys, I'll have an interview soon with a top-tier IB for valuation control role. They got my CV from Michael Page, so I didn't apply directly. I'm confused of the actual role functions in this job? Is it considered back or middle office? I heard, it's the operations type of work? Really confu...
BrainsAndLegs
01 month 3 weeks ago
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BB Company Culture DifferencesCould anybody who has experience at any BB's talk about the company culture and how it differs from other BB's? ...
victoriousinwar
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Why are you doing what you do? I've always been ambitious and worked my tail off to be at a certain level in my career. I'm in my late 20s and have now fulfilled this idea in my head of how life was supposed to be like. But now that I'm here, I'm left wondering what's next. How did you all decide that the amount of hours and sac...
mdee1
01 month 3 weeks ago
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FIG IB Interview Guide?Does anybody have suggestions? I know BIWS FIG course is great, but looking more for an interview guide (banks and insurance primarily). Thanks monkeys! ...
saw23
21 month 3 weeks ago
+3
Uber in the AirTech start-up Blade just closed another round of financing, bringing its valuation to $75 million. For those unfamiliar with the service, the company is sort of like Uber, but for helicopters. The two have partnered in the past, combining resources to offer rides to Coachella and other music events....
Nick Naylor
121 month 3 weeks ago
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Richard Ivey - Canada [To Ivey Grads or current HBAs]Greetings, with Ivey being the strongest target for potential IBankers or those pursuing buy side opportunities in Canada, can anyone comment on the caliber of students who obtain SA positions in the US and FT offers? I don't understand how y'all claim to have known majority of the technicals and fi...
ooooooops
21 month 3 weeks ago
+6
2017 IBD SA MEGATHREADLet's try and get a timeline of all deadlines for most BB's and Boutiques (including diversity/scholarship events). Just add a comment once you've CONFIRMED the deadline and I'll add the date. Evercore- July 31st (Accelerated Recruiting and Diversity Program)Morgan Stanley - July 31st (Accelerated R...
PabloPicasso1126
01 month 3 weeks ago
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need some Serious life adviceHello, as the name suggests, this is a throwaway account. Your time is precious, so feel free to skip the following 2 paragraphs. I'm not really the type to put my rather dull life story on display in front of random disinterested souls (and i wont) but ive been a part of wso for quite a while now a...
realthrowawayaccount
141 month 3 weeks ago
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Jump from IB to TechRecently left my BB for a job at a mid sized tech company. Has anyone else made a similar jump? ...
mcmckay21
11 month 3 weeks ago
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DNC Chair resignsDebbie Wasserman Schultz resigns as head of the Democratic National Convention after Wikileaks releases emails. Hillary Clinton alleges Russian state actors involved. Any thoughts? ...
elitenotelitist
181 month 3 weeks ago
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Which laptop to get for doing remote work at homeI'm trying to buy a laptop before my IB stint, and I expect to doing remote work on it during travel and at home. Any recommendations? ...
princeroyce
31 month 3 weeks ago
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Tech ValuationI was wondering if someone could discuss tech valuation multiples (specifically for internet, software and semiconductor companies). My understanding is that internet companies that are pre EBITDA are going to use funky valuation methods like number of unique users, software companies typically have...
slome
01 month 3 weeks ago
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DCF v Transaction multiplesSo my question is this, Why are acquirers willing to pay more than the DCF value to acquire a target company, especially when the DCF accounts for the intrinsic value of a company as it is the present value of all the cash flows expected to be generated by the company and as the DCF implicitly accou...
George-Mathew
71 month 3 weeks ago
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Anyone know what the timeline is like for 2017 SA recruiting?Curious if any FT employees know when OCR will start. How different will the dates be from school to school? Are there still banks that recruit in the new year? ...
CDN1Banker
61 month 3 weeks ago
+3
How LinkedIn Became a New Pick Up SiteDo you use LinkedIn to connect with strangers? Even worse.. Do you use LinkedIn to pick up women? This is what Abigail McAlpine, a consultant from UK, experienced after she posted her profile photo, and some guy tried to hit on her through LinkedIn. "Please do not use this website like Tinder, I d...
Alibabes56
211 month 3 weeks ago
+6
How Being Entitled Can Get You FiredMillennials are often labeled as being entitled, and while I don't support this stereotype, this story made me think otherwise: It all started with this summer intern (let's call him Mike) who felt like the dress code was too strict. "I felt the dress code was overly strict but I wasn't going to sa...
fine-nance
271 month 3 weeks ago
+1
My dilemma: transferringHi guys, this is a throwaway account because I post quite a bit on another. Need some serious advice, with all things considered. I am a rising sophomore at a top 50, non target school in the South (NC/VA area, don't think Wake or W&L, I'd consider those semi's) double majoring in Econ and Finan...
WineSpectator
01 month 3 weeks ago
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For any and all future Adjusted GPA questionsPlease refer to the following:http://longorshortcapital.com/adjusted-gpa-on-a-pr... Adjusted GPA on a Pro Forma Basis by Sir Equity Go Recently, recruiters at top universities and college administrators alike have recognized a growing trend in the student job market, namely the adoption of "adjusted...
Cornelius
81 month 3 weeks ago
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What font does your bank use for powerpoint presentations?mainly for the header and body.. curious to see if there is any standard that is the go-to among banks ...
CDN1Banker
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Going out with my Team as a Summer Analyst - Do's and Don't'sHi, I am currently working as a Summer Analyst in London at one of the American Bulge Brackets. There#s a party from my team coming up next week, and obviously it is a good opportunity to get to know the people better. However, I am a bit concerned about the stories you sometimes hear, that they wan...
CityBanker
71 month 3 weeks ago
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How to model an LBO with minority stakeWhat would you do in the case where a financial sponsor makes a minority investment? What is the equity contribution amount? This is assuming the management team stays on. For instance, if a PE firm buys a 30% stake in a company, requires the firm to take on bank and mezz debt and also makes the man...
ibanking2012
81 month 3 weeks ago
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7/25/16 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming webinars: -Webinar: Hedge Fund Case: Derivatives - CDS Basket -- 4pm ET, 7/26/16 Upcoming webinar rewinds on the WSO Frontpage (replays of old webinars you may have missed, free for 24 hours): My Story: BB VP Lateral, Toronto to NYC + Q&A, 7/26/2016 Posts of the Week...
AndyLouis
01 month 3 weeks ago
+1
$50,000 what business would you start?Hi WSO, I summon your collective minds to brainstorm on this idea!! If you have $50,000 and you can start any business what business would you start and why? -$500 monthly stipend for food/gas/cell phone -couch is free (parents/gf/friends) Present your business case and I will shower you with SB's l...
go.with.the.flow
681 month 3 weeks ago
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Finance or International Business MajorHi Gurus of WSO, I am in the middle of getting my Bachelor's degree. I have completed most of the elective, and some of the business courses. Now, I have to choose the major. I would like to pursue a career on the international level, is it international business or international relations. Unfortun...
Applejack2
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Sources for finding contact info for networkingHey guys, I am busy putting a list together of contact information of people at various investment banks and I am finding it quite difficult to get contact numbers and email addresses. I have about 50 at the moment but I would like to get at least 500. What sources did you use when searching for co...
millitia
41 month 3 weeks ago
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Detailed EV adjustmentsHi all, just a technical qns on the adjustments on EV. The simplified version for EV calculations of is EV = debt + equity - cash + operating and capital leases A) For cash, do we deduct "restricted cash" from EV? And why? If it depends, under what circumstances do we remove it? I personally don't d...
vbai
21 month 3 weeks ago
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Series 79 Study Recommendation Hi All-- I am an incoming Associate at a BB, and I am in the process of prepping for the 79. My bank uses STC as its prep material/class, and I am a bit concerned about STC's efficacy due to the negative reviews I have read on this site. Is there anyone who has used STC in the last year or two who c...
glm1510
01 month 3 weeks ago
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What Personal Sacrifices You Had To Make To Get Into Banking/When Transitioning To Banking?Everyone knows on this forum that banking is long hours and some very stressful workload. As some of us are adjusting to life as a full-time analyst, I just wanted to ask those who transitioned from university straight into full-time about their personal sacrifices or adjustments they had to make i...
Alibabes56
31 month 3 weeks ago
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Who's The Most Embarrassing Investment Bank?Let's use Deutsche Bank as an example. In the past few months, plenty has happened to DB, including it's most recent failure of the Fed's stress test, the number of DB employees involved in LIBOR rigging pegged at 29, and a Brexit memo sent out by John Cryan starting with "I'm afraid". The most int...
etx
101 month 3 weeks ago
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Merger Model QuestionI am working on a merger model and receiving some strange results. Some things to note: the buyer has negative income and a negative EBITDA, the price per share for the buyer is VERY high and the number of shares is very low, and the synergies are very high and tend to dominate the costs of the dea...
Noah-Falk
01 month 3 weeks ago
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to the retard who's "friend" got into Booth with one year of WEpwned, muthafucka... like the rest of this board. like your lie, too bad you're too dumb to execute properly. lmao. or maybe i'm just 2 fucking smart. u 2 fucking E Z GTFO... thanks! any other dumb-shit wanna match wits? what about some idiot also-ran who's been 2nd-tier his entire life. I'm talking...
b2
231 month 3 weeks ago
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Mobile game to help you in your business/finance careerHi guys! While working in corporate finance and strategy jobs for about 4 years in total I found myself often in situations where I had to do mental calculations in front of my bosses and colleagues. I was impressed how fast my bosses could do simple ad hoc calculations themselves and move the conve...
Hollen
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Carlton Church - The truth about Tokyo Japan HistoryOne of the most important events in the history of Japan includes the nuclear experiments going on in this country and its various disadvantages and advantages that have surfaced over the years. There have been numerous researches and many papers have been published about this history. There have be...
Jessica-Pilar
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Signs investment banking isn't the career for you?Are there traits/skills specific to investment banking (just a guess but above average social skills, ability to network, etc) that you need to both find a job and be successful? Like if you don't have these you should really consider pursuing a different career type traits/skills Just to add I don...
D_C_L
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Pre-Revenue Company ValuationWhich valuation methods would be appropriate in valuing a private, pre-revenue medical device company whose product is pending FDA approval? ...
obarak1
21 month 3 weeks ago
0
Sacklunch
01 month 3 weeks ago
0
Online Assesment Test (Please Help!)Hi guys, Internship application are set to open in a little over a month for the summer of 2017. I therefore am in need of some solid advice! Which banks requires which tests? I have heard that all of the banks at least requires you to take a numerical test (except for GS and JPM), but some banks al...
Monkey123_214
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Hunt and Peck TypingI have a typing issue. I'm a hunt and pecker. This is where you only use two fingers on each hand while typing. I'm not that slow of a typist (46 WPM), but it is rather embarrassing and I want to improve. People are typically shocked to see me type like this. It is strange to see. Do you guys...
huntandpeck
161 month 3 weeks ago
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Economics or PPE ?Thank you ...
kidfromthebackyard
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Ideas for 2017 Summer recruitmentHi Everyone, Quick question. I am a Canadian Student who is going into their 3rd year. My dream has always been to work at BB in New York, and I am doing everything I can to achieve it. After speaking with a few people, I have heard a few things which I was hoping to get your opinion on. Specifica...
CAD_Boxer
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Revenue BridgeI'm having a bit of a brain fart - what is the right formula to do a simple revenue bridge (price, volume)? To assess revenue growth 2016 and 2015, is the right formula: - (2016 Price - 2015 Price) * 2015 Volume + (2016 Volume - 2015 Volume) * 2016 Price or is it - (2016 Price - 2015 Price) * 2016 V...
Ledford
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Queen's Applied Economics vs McGill Joint Honors Economics & FinanceHi everyone, I'm a pending sophomore transfer student in BC, Canada. I've been reading WSO since the middle of last year, but recently my aspirations for banking has intensified, so here I am. I have two options to consider for September. Both of them are BA, specializing in some form of economics. ...
WolfOfSesameStreet
101 month 3 weeks ago
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London get together- Michelin-Starred Lunch with Views over LondonHow many of you would be interested to come along to sample the set lunch menu at this Michelin-starred restaurant Galvin at Windows? Raise your hand by replying to the post please! I would be interested to know which date would potentially fit most people's schedule. Three options 7, 14, 21 August....
Mengdu
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Questions about high school awards and internshipsHi, I'm an incoming college freshman. I competed in an international competition this summer, that's technically a high school competition, and placed 3rd. Should I put this on my LinkedIn as well as job resumes, or would that be kind of dumb since it's from high school? What about other national aw...
MajorKey
31 month 3 weeks ago
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How Do You Stay Awake When On 2 Hours of Sleep?This is one of those days when I clearly didn't prepare myself for the coming week. I ended up scheduling a doctor's appointment at 8 am in order to make it to my internship by 9 am, however, for some stupid reason could not fall asleep until 6 am. Long story short, I am dying from lack of sleep in ...
Alibabes56
251 month 3 weeks ago
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Who is background check shared with?Hi All, So I was wondering if anyone knows who (if anyone besides the BCG team) your results are shared with? I have a disorderly persons offense for marijuana possession from college (expunged from regular criminal check, but still shows up on fingerprint report). I was hired at a major financial f...
JenHat43
11 month 3 weeks ago
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How to spin seemingly irrelevant experience?I want to break into investment banking. However, some of my internship experience is seemingly irrelevant. I have had two internships, one in tax accounting, the other in finance. My question: what qualities do interviewers look for when assessing internship experience? What should I try to highlig...
unclebiff
01 month 3 weeks ago
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So heres the changes i've done on my methods to talk to womenI made a post speaking about me having difficulties on approaching and methods to talk to women, here are several tweaks I made to change this. I began by just listing all factors I want or find interesting in women, which is physically and mentally; in doing so I'm able to figure out in which insta...
Themot
31 month 3 weeks ago
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Please Help Demolish My Student ResumeRecruiting season is coming, and as a senior this is my big chance to land a good finance gig right our of college. Please be honest. Harsh critiques are welcomed. A couple questions in mind: - There is a lot of stuff on my resume, so I don't know if I should squeeze in the "Interests" section. I kn...
supamoney
41 month 3 weeks ago
+2
Testing threadTesting thread to go Testing thread to go Testing thread to go Testing thread to go Testing thread to go ...
lexagigabit
431 month 3 weeks ago
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What do you get from banking that you can't get in any other business?With the traditional, "Why Banking?" question, I think there hasn't really been much chatter about what is it that bankers do, especially at a junior level, that makes this business so unique? For any of the current analysts/associates out there- are there any reasons why you chose the investment ba...
JesStaley
31 month 3 weeks ago
+1
How do you feel about business jargon?I was listening to Bloomberg's new podcast, Game Plan, and they brought up the topic of business jargon: Meaningless terms and phrases like synergy, circle back, and touch base that we're all guilty of using. Personally, I strongly prefer conversational, informal language than office jargon that lac...
fine-nance
301 month 3 weeks ago
+5
WSO Happy Hour - Paris: Fri, 22 July, 8:00pm @ Paname Brewing CompanyWSO Happy Hour is coming back to Paris. Come join us for great beer, food, and conversation at the Paname Brewing Company in Paris! Date/Time: Friday, July 22nd @ 8:00pm Location: Paname Brewing Company 41 bis Quai de la Loire, 75019 Parishttp://www.panamebrewingcompany.com/en/ How to conduct yourse...
kinghongkong
61 month 3 weeks ago
0
Anyone based in Hong Kong?Hey, so I recently joined the equity long/short team at a 1b Pan Asia hedge fund based in HK. I don't know many people here so I was curious whether they were other WSO-ers in Hong Kong so we could drinks or something along those lines. Let me know if anyone would be down. ...
paradox13
11 month 3 weeks ago
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7/22/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap UpIn case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics: My boss just tore me a new one and I don't know what to do differently Post By @LizLemon feel like I'm stuck, no matter what I do. I'm working very hard for this guy who is constantly displeased, while also taking a summer cla...
Lucas_M
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Just won lottery ticketGuys - don't want to BS much but just won a lottery draw of US$25m + on after-tax basis. Haven't told anyone outside family circle yet to minimize unexpected responses in particular from people with malevolent intentions. So I still worked my ass off on bullshit situation lats night till 230am, and ...
collahola
211 month 3 weeks ago
0
Project Finance ModelHey, Does anybody have a good Project finance model they could share? Preferably one with a DSCR debt sizing VBA script in there. Thanks. ...
Zatopek
01 month 3 weeks ago

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