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WSO Hall of Fame: Other Industries ForumThe Wall Street Oasis Other Industries Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on various other industries. 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 naviga...
WallStreetOasis.com
06 months 4 weeks ago
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Has shown they are no longer beholden to rsgolewent up in error. But given the close proximity of the two release date announcements, we're more inclined to believe this date is real.Although some may cry afoul of Nintendo releasing a game on a Friday, but the company has shown they are no longer beholden to the trademark date as of late. In fa...
ling-ling
09 min 46 sec ago
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Working in the Dirty (Oil and Gas) Energy Industry - A Comprehensive Career Guide by InsidersPart 1 - Getting the JobWork in Progress Table of Contents:Part 1: Getting the JobPart 2: Progressing in the JobPart 3: Are we there yet? - Advancements and Pivoting within the IndustryPart 4: What's that Smell?... I smell Money. - Pivoting and changing Industries So, you've decided to work for the ...
Ebolamonkey
1323 hours 53 min ago
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Is Donald Trump making America more expensive?Through Donald Trump's tweets, you can see that Donald Trump likes to celebrate major firms who decide to produce domestically. However, here is this it says that isolationist policies will only make America more expensive. In the market, producers compete to offer customers convenience and qualit...
Passionate Investor
01 day 23 hours ago
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Amazon's Virtual Assistant Alexa is Changing the Way we LiveOnly a month or so ago my brother recommended to me that we should buy Amazon's personal assistant Alexa for our dad. I hadn't even heard of this product up to that point and when I researched it, I figured it was just another nifty tech item that would be nice to have. However, ever since interac...
PatrickStar120
42 days 7 hours ago
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Ask a bro: Thebrofessor's AMA, 2016 editionAlright everyone, I need something to distract me from family time over the next few days, so wanted to do a AMA. Background for those who don't already know: partner in a PWM practice at one of the bigger firms (MS/ML/UBS) managing $500mm in the southeast US. worked at a local bank for a few months...
thebrofessor
1063 days 8 hours ago
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Silicon Valley people aren't having sex. This is why.Unlike Wall Street, Silicon Valley isn't as glammed up as Wall Street is in Hollywood. In this article Peter Thiel says "The techies in Silicon Valley aren't having much sex, and that is why many people there criticized Trump's comment." Here is what he said: "On the one hand, the tape was clearly ...
Passionate Investor
33 days 19 hours ago
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Senate Approves First Step to Repealing ObamacareThe senate has recently approved a budget resolution that is being highlighted as the first steps for repealing Obamacare. An article on CNBC goes further into detail: Senators voted 51-48 to approve a budget resolution that Republicans will use as a vehicle to speed through repeal of the Afforda...
PatrickStar120
04 days 9 hours ago
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Sabbatical OrgyHi folks. So after five tumultuous years of excessive hardworking and boozing(thank God, I at least quit booze mid last year). I am finally off to a year of holidaying and to rediscover myself. The upside being I at least have my job security come 2014. Let's see, so far being to India to attend a ...
Inept Speculator
26 days 7 hours ago
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starting an investment bankHi. I know this would be a pretty broad question but I really need advices. I dropped out from college due to lack of money to pay for tuition. I know that it would be almost impossible to get a decent job for me but I started to dream in establishing a great investment bank company. (i know this so...
jsk3
1116 days 23 hours ago
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Do Not Go To Law SchoolDo not go to law school. I know that this is a Finance board but I suspect that some people on here have an itch for this. Trust me. You do not want to do it to yourself. Listen. All law schools will tell you what you would like to hear. Listen to your own inner voice. There is literally nothing the...
TraderDaily
361 week 1 day ago
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What is your Opinion About Virtual RealityWith 2016 highlighted last year as the "Year of Virtual Reality," much has developed within the industry. While experts have been quick to highlight the series of VR launches as a flop, I think that in reality the bar of expectations was simply set way to high. On the contrary, I think that VR is ...
PatrickStar120
111 week 3 days ago
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Snap Inc IPO pitch - "We're the Next Facebook"I noticed an interesting article on the front page of the WSJ website this morning regarding the Initial Public Offering of Snap Inc. The article states that when Snap goes on the road next year it will pitch itself as the next Facebook. Here are some key points from the article Article Link Snap...
PatrickStar120
321 week 3 days ago
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Are Electric Cars Really the Future?I know this site does not have a lot of Tesla fans, but many of the big auto producers seem to be pushing major developments towards an Electric car future. Reports are suggesting that consumer demand is shifting in favor of Electric vehicles. Here is some information from a recent Article on Forb...
PatrickStar120
21 week 3 days ago
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Need advice on Operational Risk in Reinsurance Got called down for an interview for a fulltime role in operational risk at Swiss Re in about a week's time. I have a few questions regarding the role that I'm hoping someone here would be kind enough to shed some light on. Job description was generic, stating that the job involves ensuring complian...
DtimesDmeasures
01 week 3 days ago
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Consumer Lending and Operations Internship Program-WELLS FARGOHello all, I recently received an email for a phone interview for the position stated in the title. I applied to this position before the whole Wells Fargo scandal and now feel kind of iffy about the opportunity. I guess what I need is feedback in terms of following through with this internship give...
financestudent49
41 week 5 days ago
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Underwriter at an insurance company?Anyone have any insights about underwriter - trade credit role? I searched on the forum but was confused, is it just about performing due diligence? What's expected on a daily basis? What skillet will be developed? Thanks in advance for any comments. ...
overcaffeinated
21 week 5 days ago
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Centrica Online TestsHi, I would like to ask anyone who has done the online tests for Centrica the following questions. How were the tests? What advice do you have to prepare for the tests? Also, the link for additional practice questions has verbal and numerical practice test questions and advice for completing persona...
slatif92
11 week 5 days ago
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Why would a stock broker go to the bank?So, I'm just doing some research, and I was curious if stock brokers ever actually go to banks for anything. Given that most of the assets from their investment activity can be automatically transacted online, is there any reason why they would visit a bank for any possible transaction? I'd really...
MovieMuscle
01 week 5 days ago
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2017 30 under 30 Finance, Forbes StaffMatthew Humphrey 29 Sold company for $100mln at 24 David Knopf 28 Partner at 3G Capital Richard Craib 29 Numerai hedge fund Daniel Rasmussen 29 Rasmussen's Verdad Advisers Kelly Wannop 29 Associate at Blackstone, BoD of port...
MikaSF
21 week 6 days ago
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Monkeys, what are you thoughts on basic income?There is a common perception that the poor are lazy. In this article Finland just launched an experiment giving 2,000 people free money for 2 years. Marjukka Turunen, head of Kela's legal benefits unit, says the experiment in Finland should provide insights on two fronts. The first is whether basi...
Passionate Investor
02 weeks 1 hour ago
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Looking back 5 years ago, how naive were you?When I was 18 I didn't know what the real world was like. I didn't know what bills were needed to sustain a household. I didn't understand the complexity of situations. I thought the world was a full of rainbows and sunshine. ...
Passionate Investor
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Best route to CFOIf my ultimate goal is to become CFO, which is better? Going the traditional Big 4 audit route, getting a CPA, and then lateral to the finance division of another company or taking part in a rotational finance program (such as that of JP Morgan), getting a CPA (no audit work experience necessary), ...
lionheart
142 weeks 3 days ago
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Best Packers and movers in Delhi - Multipackersmovers.inThe cost of the moving would rely on an extensive number of factors. The factors like contrasts in costs between organizations, the amount of things being moved, number of individuals who take up the work of pressing and moving on the day, hours required in making the move and the separation between...
balbir007
02 weeks 4 days ago
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Interesting Stories of 2016I was recently listening to a Bloomberg news podcast where they were discussing the oddest/ interesting stories of 2016. The stories that they chose were: Jordan Belfort Imitator: Hedge fund manager, Brett Barner, threw a party featuring copious champagne showers, costumed dwarfs and more than 50...
imaginarynumber
12 weeks 5 days ago
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Jobs that involve politics + financeHey guys, I'm currently on my way to a BSBA in Finance but I was hoping for some advice on career options I should be keeping in mind. I haven't taken higher-level finance courses yet, so I'm not sure whether I'd be more interested in M&A, AM, HF, or any of the other sub-categories of finance, b...
philbegas
32 weeks 5 days ago
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What is the most invaluable book you have ever read? What did you learn from it?Mine was the rabbit and turtle race story. Too bad, it wasn't until I was older did I realize the significance of the moral story. I learned that slow and steady wins the race. ...
Passionate Investor
12 weeks 6 days ago
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Background Check- Shoplifting Misdemeanor. Rescind offer?Hi everyone. I am new to this and am seeking some advice. So 10 years ago, I was caught shoplifting (under 20$) and was brought to the police station and fingerprinted. Not knowing my options or how major this would affect my future (obviously from judging my mistake, I was majorly stupid 10 years a...
biggie.13
22 weeks 6 days ago
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Why will People not Shut up About the Facebook Fake News "Epidemic"I have been reading constant stories about Facebooks problems in the WSJ regarding fake news ever since the election. I find this whole thing ridiculous as a simple excuse for loosing has now exploded into a full blown apparent crises that will not stop being talked about. An article Article Link...
PatrickStar120
113 weeks 12 hours ago
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AlphaSights Video Assessment & Online Written Motivation StatementHi, As part of my application for AlphaSights Associate Programme, I have been invited to complete a video assessment and online written motivation statement. I would like to ask anyone who has done this the following questions How was it? What advice do you have about how I can best prepare for thi...
slatif92
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Kerry Group Graduate Programme Situational Judgement TestHi, I have received an email from Kerry Group asking me to complete their Situational Judgement Assessment as part of my application to the Commercial (Sales, Marketing and Category Management) Graduate Programme. Has anyone taken this? If yes, how did you find it? and what advice do you have for me...
slatif92
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Any snapchats that are recommend(sluts & professionals)Looking to add some sluts as well as profesionals in the broad world of finance . Let me know whats up ...
JamesBeach007
33 weeks 3 days ago
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Drink Recs for the Upcoming HolidaysOne classic staple during the holiday dinner parties are the wines. However, this article claims: cider, craft beer, and whiskey have been on a cultural tear in America over the past few years and has several beverage recommendations for the holiday season like Belgian Strong Dark Ale, Japanese ...
imaginarynumber
383 weeks 4 days ago
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I resigned from Rothschild to start a companyFollowing an internship, I worked as an analyst with Rothschild's investment banking team in Singapore for two and a half years. During this time, I worked with a newly arrived director from our Frankfurt office to set up transport industry coverage in Asia and also spent time in Shanghai with a new...
Asia_i_Banker
1053 weeks 4 days ago
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are thank you emails really that important?I don't see the point in them, especially after you already thanked them in person/over the phone? Doesn't it come off as sucking up? Also, it's not like the interviewer was doing you an immense favor by grilling you. It's part of their job. ...
jonathan-wang3
163 weeks 4 days ago
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S&P Data Research Analyst | Anyone Know What's Up?I couldn't find much info on the internet, or any connections on LinkedIn (the majority are in India/Philipines). Anyone have any idea of the what we actually do on the job? I think its a support role for the data analysts and offers the opportunity to learn some data analyst-type technical skills. ...
The_Regulator
13 weeks 5 days ago
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Guide on Business EtiquetteRecently, I came across this article regarding business etiquette to make sure that I was not making any silly mistakes at holiday parties. From this article, I have several questions that I have regarding business etiquette. Thank-you notes Who exactly should I send thank-you notes to? Is there a p...
imaginarynumber
03 weeks 5 days ago
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Wells Fargo Consumer Lending Group Internship?Anyone have any information on what kind of work this internship would entail? I'm a junior, non-business major at a semi-target and was wondering what kind of exit ops this internship would open up, if any. I'm also a little concerned with their recent scandal so any insight into the company cultur...
t3000000
13 weeks 6 days ago
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BBA to Engineering... Is this possible?Hey everyone, Just wanted some advice if you had a moment. Would really appreciate any responses I get. I'm a junior BBA at the Ross School of Business. I'm carrying around a 3.6, EC's not great, decent internship experience in finance, operations, marketing. I've been actively recruiting and networ...
Hockeyfan8799
43 weeks 6 days ago
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Finanacial Modeling - Energy Trading - Modeling a natural gas storage facilityHey all, I am looking for some direction on information on how to model/value a natural gas storage facility. Does anyone have any resources they could refer me to? Thanks, Alex ...
Al666666
04 weeks 21 hours ago
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Commercial Banking Penultimate Year Internship HSBCI passed the phone interview with HSBC and now need to go to the assessment center. The internship is in London, UK. So I have couple of questions. 1) How many times can I reschedule my super day? HSBC scheduled me for December 20th but I have a final that day and don't have my Visa to go to England...
yakubovich007
04 weeks 1 day ago
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Why has Wearable Tech Failed?It feels like yesterday when smartwatches were released as the next big thing in technology. Since the epic launch, wearables seem to have fallen to nothing but a forgotten fad. I was reading an article on the matter on Business Insider article link which expands on this perspective: They were go...
PatrickStar120
181 month 16 hours ago
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What to do after startup fails? Advice?To make a long story short, I cofounded a startup soon after I graduated from college last year. The startup is corporate vc funded. (think one of the well known brands like Google, Intel...etc). Unfortunately things haven't turned out the way we hoped and it's possible that by next year the startup...
hmg22
121 month 1 day ago
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What do you think of Starbucks Reserve?Starbucks is already considered expensive by the vast majority, with their smallest holiday drink coming around $4. And while that may not seem like a lot, spending a minimum of $4 on coffee everyday adds up to a large sum over time. Schultz, however, has recently stepped down as Starbucks CEO to de...
scorpio20
11 month 2 days ago
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4 Tips for Being a Better Leader Disclaimer: My background is in the military so I am unable to fully translate leadership tips to the financial world. That being said, I think that being a good leader incorporates key traits that can be applied to all fields. These points are strictly my opinion and are based on my own personal ...
PatrickStar120
201 month 6 days ago
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Anybody working as a Co-Founder in a Tech Startup?Anybody else leave traditional finance to start a tech company? I transitioned into tech almost 2 years ago and have done mostly contract work. Instead of joining a large established tech company, I'm working on a tech startup with a former consultant. Wondering if anyone here has done something sim...
leveragebro
01 month 1 week ago
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Make Prisons Profitable AgainRead an interesting article regarding the prison industry revival in the aftermath of Donald Trump's presidential victory. Will Trump follow through imprisoning the presidential candidates he defeated, Mexican rapists awaiting deportation and women having abortions who need to be behind bars? Also,...
imaginarynumber
21 month 1 week ago
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How do you interpret economics?Which school of economics do you most agree with? For those who forget which school believes in what, below is a summary of some of the major school of economics: Classical Economics: Believed in free market policies and that economies change through investment. Neo-classical Economics: Believed th...
imaginarynumber
11 month 1 week ago
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What's your favorite existential song?Doing some self-reflecting in my life and planning out goals for the upcoming year. I am wondering if there are any suggestions if you had any songs which make you feel existential and think about life. For me, I listen to anything by Sigur Ros or Pink Floyd's Time to zone out and to contemplate a...
imaginarynumber
41 month 1 week ago
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Commercial Banking Salary Progression?What is the salary progression like at BofA/JPM/Citi/WF? I received a few credit analyst/commercial banking program offers and the base salary seemed to be fairly similar among all BB's. $67-70K base in a low COL area (think Houston/ATL/Charlotte). What can I expect in terms of salary progression? ...
newschool332
51 month 1 week ago
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Commercial Banking: Interviewer pressed for salary number. Interviwer is appalled by my response.I told them 4 or more times that we could discuss salary when the hiring decision is made and they started to get irritated- wasn't sure if it was a trick or not. I did my best research and found a range of $45-55k salary for a entry level/ trainee range for commercial banking positions. I gave them...
The_Regulator
221 month 1 week ago
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Working OutMany of us on this website have busy schedules and find it difficult to incorporate a workout into our schedules. I recently found a video which describes a "science-backed 7 minute workout" plan. For those who are too lazy to watch the video, the routine is: Jumping Jacks Wall Sits Push Ups Crunch...
imaginarynumber
01 month 1 week ago
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Can you tell me anything you know about Corporate Banking?I know that google search might be a way to go, but it seems that I experienced difficulties finding adequate and specific informations regarding the field. I don't really need very in-depth explanations, but instead something brief which gives an insight about the field: How does the work differ fr...
Andrew-Jonathan
01 month 1 week ago
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Commercial Banking salary and exit opp?deleteddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd ...
baconhater93
01 month 1 week ago
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HR Related NeedsHi. I hope to find some Human Resource Managers and staff here. I'd like to know your means of updating your employees' 201 file? Do you still do the manual thing or excel? We are currently using excel but due to increasing numbers of staff and each data they have, we're now having a hard time to up...
Sugarybliss
01 month 1 week ago
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Productivity when traveling....With the upcoming holiday season, a record number of Americans will be out and about traveling and visiting family and friends I recently came across an article article regarding tips to get work done more efficiently when traveling. Three tips the author gives to be more efficent are: Going thro...
imaginarynumber
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Superday 3 weeks ago at BB, still haven't heard backHello, I had a superday 3 weeks ago at a BB for a region-specific wealth management job in NY. On the same day, I sent thank you emails to all my interviewers, but received no response. Also, I was travelling for Thanksgiving break so I sent an email to my recruiter to warn him that I would not have...
asdfghjklasdfghjklasdfghjkl
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Jill Stein and Election RecountRecently, Jill Stein has been asking for donations for an election recount. There have been lots of moving parts in this story. To summarize, here is what has happened so far. First, Green Party candidate Jill Stein's campaign said it needed $2.5 million to fund its three-state recount effort in W...
imaginarynumber
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Non-Bank Commercial Lending - AMADoubt there's much interest in this, but might as well put it out there. I'm a credit analyst at a specialty finance company. We directly originate loans (mostly lower MM) and typically compete against commercial banks or other similar companies for those deals. Everything is transaction driven (no ...
CommercialAnalyst
261 month 2 weeks ago
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Aetna & Humana Fighting to Defend It's MergerThe proposed merger between Aetna and Humana for $34 billion is facing pushback from the Justice Department. Anthem also proposed a deal for $48 billion to acquire Cigna. The competition issues presented by the Aetna-Humana deal differ from the Anthem-Cigna transaction. With Anthem and Cigna, anti...
American Psycho
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Airbnb Soaring with New FundingAirbnb has set up a new round of funding that will value the company somewhere in the range of $25-$30 billion. I say range, because based on the estimated new funding ($500MM-$1B) the company will be valued at $30 billion. However, the second deal includes roughly $200 million of common shares bein...
American Psycho
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Bankers are pussies?It seems as though most bankers choose banking because they are too afraid to explore alternatives. As in, most banker's interest in banking began when they realized there was big money involved or at least wanted to be involved in the financial system that created huge revenue. The reality, however...
chiclanda
51 month 2 weeks ago
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S&P credit analyst 3-year programI was recently invited to S&Ps superday in NY in November. Does anyone know what the starting salary is for the 3-year credit analyst management training program? ...
NYCGRAD2016
21 month 2 weeks ago
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Algo Trading vs generic HF Dev positionHey WSO, I'm in a bit of a dilemma. Some background info; 3rd year CS/Finance student at a top Uni in Canada, about to go on my co-op period starting May. My post graduation goal is to work for JSC/2Sig/DEShaw as a software developer. Between two (potential) offers, I'm not sure which company to pic...
ixsin
11 month 2 weeks ago
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RWE's Online Analytics TestI have been invited to take RWE's online analytics test as my application for the Supply and Trading Graduate Scheme. I would like to ask anyone who has taken the test the following questions. How was the test? What does it consist of? Is it case-study based or calculation based or another format? I...
slatif92
11 month 3 weeks ago
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2017 Market Forecast....Recently read an article regarding what Goldman-Sachs thinks to be the 10 market themes in 2017. They are: Financial assets can reasonably able to expect more upside -- but stress that these returns will still likely remain low. US fiscal policy under the Trump presidency should be pro-growth. W...
imaginarynumber
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Barclays Marketing Graduate Analyst Job DescriptionHi has anyone applied to Barclays 2017 Marketing Graduate Analyst job and either taken a picture of the job description (which mentions the job specification and job requirements that they are looking for from candidates) and/or copied and pasted job description onto a word document or email? I have...
slatif92
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Let's Talk HydrocarbonsI have seen a growing number of posts devoted to the Oil & Gas arena, in some form or fashion, and thought it would be entertaining to bring these thoughts together in a comprehensive discussion setting. So let's talk O&G and all things related. Whether you're in the industry in some capacit...
Street Smart
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Rate Hike...According to Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren, there should be a rate hike in December Do you think there is going to be one? Also, do you think that it is priced in by the market? ...
imaginarynumber
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Preparing for Market Black Swans in U.S. ElectionDo you guys think there are any in the case of a Democratic Sweep or a Trump Presidency? Off of the top of my head: For Hillary: Pharmaceuticals For Trump: Gold What do you guys think? ...
imaginarynumber
11 month 3 weeks ago
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EXL Service, can someone explain what they do?Hello everyone, First time posting here, so please bare with me. I am looking at a potential opportunity at EXL Service, and was wondering if anyone could explain to me what they do, what kind of company it is, and what would an analyst in Client Management be doing on the daily basis? I tried po...
Don.Crassus
21 month 4 weeks ago
+3
What do you eat for lunch?Saw this post , and was wondering if you guys had a go to meal for lunch when you are working. For me: A sandwich (half turkey and half ham, cheddar cheese). ...
imaginarynumber
302 months 1 day ago
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Trapped Post GradHi everyone I am feeling trapped and I wanted to reach out for opinions and next steps.. about me: I am new to this message board. I didn't know I was interested in capital markets / researching for mis-interpreted events until late in uni. By that time, I found it hard to get a job with my old resu...
biomonkey
02 months 1 day ago
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How much privacy would you give up for better technology?It's a well known fact that automated life is rapidly improving, but many companies conduct their research to improve machines by using tracking technologies. Consumers want advanced machines, but don't want their privacy to be compromised. CNN Money recently published an article about consumers' gr...
tgi-finance
02 months 3 days ago
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Amazon vs. OracleI have 2 offers: Oracle's Business Development Rep and Amazon's Brand Specialist (Product Manager). I have graduated from a target school. Which one should I go for if I want to pursue an MBA in 3-4 years and then potentially break into MBB Management Consulting? The pay at Amazon for first 2 years ...
banker92
12 months 3 days ago
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Warren Buffett on the EconomyRead this interesting article, which is about Warren Buffett's take on the economy and how it is weaker than people think. He made a point in the article to fix this inequality, raising the minimum wage is not the answer. Rather, he continued to stress that an earned income tax credit would do more ...
imaginarynumber
02 months 3 days ago
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Interested in econ finance but bad at math-other careers?Hello, I absolutely love econ at the lower level before it gets into heavy analytical graphing and math....also, i love finance concepts. what are other careers that I could possibly consider? do banking/consulting jobs require analytical majors? I can do well in basic math, math SAT was 750 but whe...
USCbrojan
82 months 6 days ago
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Citi Superday 11/7 and 11/8I know some people interviewed today for the Citi Commercial Banking Program for dallas and chicago. Has anyone heard back? When we can expect to? ...
friggy1234
02 months 1 week ago
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Dealing with StressRecently, I saw a post regarding dealing with anxiety and using it to your advantage. I found this article which talks about How To Keep Working Productively When You're Under Extreme Stress. The techniques discussed in the article to manage stress are: 1). Identifying what is most important and sc...
imaginarynumber
02 months 1 week ago
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friggy1234
02 months 1 week ago
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Need help on writing style.My English is not good. However, I can find, learn and practice grammer and functuation rules online. What I want to ask is more about vocabulary and writing style. So here are the questions: What should be the balance of reading and writing, 50/50? Sometimes it feels like I'm all the time reading a...
Monozilla
42 months 1 week ago
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Leveraged Finance or Big 4 TS?What does the group think? Which position would be better - working in a Big4 TS group or as an analyst in a leveraged finance group? I would love to hear thoughts on comp., exit opps., work/life, etc. Also, what is everyone's thoughts on working at Antares Cap vs. another leveraged finance group ...
biggsy
122 months 1 week ago
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AMA: Wells Fargo Financial Analyst Program/ Commercial BankingHere is my overdue write up on Wells' FAP and thoughts on the process/ program. This is most applicable to Commercial Banking or CRE divisions. I applied with less than 1 year experience, got the offer, and ultimately declined - - they countered w/ better corporate title, base, sign-on, and bonus %...
NakedCalls
1142 months 1 week ago
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Finance to tech-> Starting from Investment Consulting vs. Private Banking Hi there, I am currently looking at options in Investment Consulting (think Russel, Cambridge Associates, Mercer) and PB (Merrill) and think that, at some point in the future, would be interested in transitioning to tech (sales, business development, partnerships). If I were to stay in finance long ...
Quint101
22 months 1 week ago
0
Martian311
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Trump PresidencyFound an interesting article which talks about how the S&P 500 is pointing to a Trump win . Do you think markets are a good predictor of presidential election winners? Why are or not? ...
imaginarynumber
02 months 2 weeks ago
+2
Go to Energy Drink?Most people who work in finance work long hours and often rely on energy stimulants to keep them awake and focused. Do you lean coffee or tea? Or are you an energy drink kind of guy? Would love to see what is the preferred energy stimulant of WSO. ...
imaginarynumber
272 months 2 weeks ago
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Professional Athletes and BankersJust finished watching the World Series and Sunda Night Football and am wondering if you could see any current or former athlete who would be a successful at banking. For me, it has to be Tom Brady or Kobe Bryant. ...
imaginarynumber
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Interdealer broking desksAssuming I was going to start work for a large interdealer broker (think BGC, Tullett, ICAP), I understand that some desks are more desirable than others - markets with larger trades and greater liquidity tend to result in larger commissions for those broking the deal. I'd like to know what desks ar...
gp92
02 months 2 weeks ago
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EY or PwC for Tax in Los AngelesAttend school in NYC, and received offers from EY (FSO Tax) and PwC (Core Tax) for their Los Angeles offices for my junior year summer internship. I really enjoy the culture and people of both and am having a really hard time deciding! Any advice on why I should choose one over the other would be g...
advinam
02 months 2 weeks ago
+1
Commercial/Corporate Credit Analyst Career DevelopmentI have basically been handed a blank check (within reason) by my company to do some continuing ed courses. As a third year analyst looking to jump from the lower middle market space to upper MM/corporate finance, are there any courses/programs/overnights that would look particularly good on the Resu...
dr_mantistoboggan_MD
62 months 2 weeks ago
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What's the most interesting/useful class you took in college?For me, the most interesting class I have taken is a class called Drugs in the Brain, while the most useful class I have taken is my econometrics class. ...
imaginarynumber
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Five Common Traits Of Women Who Reach The C-SuiteA recent article by Fast Company highlighted a list of common traits among women who make it executive positions. Below is an abbreviated list of the mentioned traits: < ul> Have a background in technology, math, or engineering Gain extensive line management experience Don't be afraid to ...
JCI30
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Cashless SocietyInteresting article which I read about eliminating high denomination bill notes as well as the possibility of a cashless society. What do you think about the article and the idea of eliminating high denomination bill notes? ...
imaginarynumber
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Current investment banking analyst interested in a career in venture capital 3 questions: 1) What books/blogs should I read to prepare for VC recruiting and interviews? Is there something similar to M&I 400, "Breaking Into WallStreet", or any guides for VC interviews? I'm interested in firms like a16z, Sequoia, and KPCB. 2) How much does personal branding matter? How muc...
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PNC Super Day 2016Hi guys, I have a super day coming up on Friday for PNC in Pittsburgh. I am interviewing for the full-time accounting/finance development role that they offer. I was wondering if I could get some insight on the Super Day interview process and what kind of questions they might ask. Can I expect it to...
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