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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
05 months 2 weeks ago
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What is 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
033 min 9 sec 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
54 hours 22 min 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 day 9 min 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 day 8 hours 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 day 12 hours ago
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Commercial Banking salary and exit opp?deleteddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd ...
baconhater93
02 days 54 min 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
02 days 9 hours 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 ...
PatStar120
22 days 12 hours 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
14 days 7 hours 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
44 days 8 hours 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
04 days 12 hours 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
05 days 10 hours 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
266 days 6 hours 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 week 11 hours 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 week 11 hours 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 week 23 hours 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 week 1 day 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 week 2 days 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 week 6 days 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
02 weeks 7 hours 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
02 weeks 1 day 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
02 weeks 1 day 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
02 weeks 2 days 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
12 weeks 2 days 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
22 weeks 4 days 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
12 weeks 5 days ago
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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 weeks 6 days 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
03 weeks 1 hour 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
33 weeks 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
03 weeks 1 day 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
13 weeks 1 day 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
03 weeks 1 day 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
83 weeks 4 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
04 weeks 5 hours 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
04 weeks 1 day ago
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friggy1234
04 weeks 1 day 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
41 month 7 hours 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
121 month 13 hours 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
1141 month 1 day 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
21 month 1 day ago
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Martian311
01 month 3 days 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
01 month 6 days ago
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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
271 month 6 days 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
01 month 6 days 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
01 month 1 week 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
01 month 1 week ago
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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
61 month 1 week 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
01 month 1 week 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
01 month 1 week 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
01 month 1 week 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...
perfecthedge
01 month 1 week 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
11 month 1 week ago
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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...
HondaCRF4
01 month 2 weeks ago
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What is a cool fact you know about finance?What are some cool facts do you have that either put the markets into perspective or that you just learned that you find interesting? My fun fact is in Mexico, there is a $1.2bn market cap Avocado company called $CVGW. Would love to hear what interesting fact you know about the field. ...
imaginarynumber
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Stay in Technology or move to Front Office?Hello everyone, need your advice on my future career. I am studying Computer Science in top UK uni, I finished 2 years already out of 3 and now doing a year placement at the top investment bank as a Technology Analyst in London, afterwards going back to uni for the last year. I'm doing well at work...
smartGeek
81 month 2 weeks ago
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Masters in Real Estate / Real Estate Development w/ a bad GPA?For someone looking for a career in real estate, would you recommend a MRED or is it better to go for an MBA? Has anyone had any experience with an MRED program and would you recommend a specific program? I have 2.5 years of solid hands on internship experience in commercial real estate, I own an in...
WestCoastDeveloper
91 month 2 weeks ago
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One of the reputed firms in the industry of home building by Frank Owens, Ltd. ReviewThe home building industry is one of the fastest growing industries today. It has a crucial role in our modern society as well as in the economic and social development of a community. Professionals involved in this particular industry continue to pursue important kinds of skills needed to fulfill t...
muranachi22
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Tis the Season for HR woes (another chain link message...)Subject: Read the complete e-mail Patty Lewis, Human Resources Director TO: All Employees DATE: October 1, 2009 RE: Gala Christmas Party I'm happy to inform you that the company Christmas Party will take place on December 23rd, starting at noon in the private function room at the Grill House. There ...
juklano
91 month 2 weeks ago
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Natural Gas Scheduler QuestionsPreface: I just finished my undergrad in Finance in August. I sent out applications and met with a fellow alumnus who is a trader at a local energy portfolio management firm. I interviewed at that firm in late August/early Sept. for an entry level analyst role in trade settlement and did not receive...
AJ720
01 month 2 weeks ago
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AMA: Dropout -> coding bootcamp -> 100K+Hi all, I'm currently working in silicon valley tech as a software engineer. I once considered working in finance because I wanted to make big money but clearly couldn't break in without a college degree. I ended up taking the plunge with a coding bootcamp a few years back and managed to pull in a g...
0to100
401 month 2 weeks ago
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What is the difference between the Power Point presentations you did at college versus work?What is the difference between the power point presentations that you did for your classmates and professors in college versus the PPTs you have to present to company executives during meetings? Please explain. ...
TheBestMan
211 month 3 weeks ago
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Rating Agency - good place to start?I was interested in applying to the Big 3 along with other independent Rating Agencies. I am a senior undergrad from a non-target with a 3.9/4.0 GPA and internship experience as a WM intern and a Summer Credit Analyst (not a BB program). The credit analyst position was with an independent consultant...
rp27equity
01 month 3 weeks ago
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JPMorgan Finance Analyst Development Program: starting as an analystHey everyone. This summer I'll be starting as an analyst in JPM's FADP (in Delaware). Has anyone gone through this program or know someone who has? If so, what are the best teams to work in? What are the exit opps for analysts coming out of the program, in terms of B-school and/or career path? I'd l...
JackDonaghy
261 month 3 weeks ago
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The route to investment banking for an Accounting MajorFor those of you who are accounting majors or accounting/finance and are looking to pursue an internship/1st year at a BIG 4 firm, this is one of the best ways to go if you want to break into IB/PE/HF in the future. PwC - Deals: Helping our clients get the best deals done at the appropriate price, n...
TheContrarianSeer
571 month 3 weeks ago
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Are negative interest rates possible for the US?Interest rates are low as it is and appears as though we are heading for an economic recession in the next upcoming years. Does anyone think it would be possible for the fed to lower rates below 0 if the job market plummets next year? I know they said that they want to raise rates but it looks like ...
BillBelichick37
11 month 3 weeks ago
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MS Fixed Income Research DivisionDoes anyone here know much about this group at Morgan Stanley. What is the culture like? Has anyone been a part of their SA program? ...
ThrowAwayAccount2018
01 month 4 weeks ago
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Should you always wear a white dress shirt?I always see on television, movies, shows, the Internet and sometimes the newspaper that the men in suits almost always have a white dress shirt on and I am wondering if that is really the norm for the work force. I have a bunch of dress shirts in different colors but I am not sure if white is what ...
TheBestMan
31 month 4 weeks ago
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I know a wealthy college dropout. Do you?Just curious, has anyone worked with or met a financially successful individual who dropped out of college or did not attend? I am always fascinated by those individuals who dropped out or avoided college all together who are rolling in the dough. And I'm not talking about (Gates, Zuckerberg, John D...
Mr Lemon
212 months 18 min ago
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SBA Loans and Necessary QualificationsLooking for some experienced-based input regarding SBA loans and the necessary qualifications of the borrower. With a 7(a) loan, it is possible to put 10% of the purchase price down, have 15% seller financed and the rest will be financed by a bank (and guaranteed by the SBA). For a loan of this sort...
paperorplastic
42 months 1 day ago
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HELP: PwC FSR GroupHi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone has any knowledge about PwC's Financial Instruments, Structured Products and Real Estate (FSR) Group. "The PwC FSR group has experience in all aspects of securitization accounting, tax, finance, servicing, valuation, asset analysis and due diligence, structurin...
World Banker
342 months 1 day ago
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How I'll survive graduation and you will toMy fellow Graduating Monkeys, By now you've walked across stage and grabbed your hard earned diploma. You've learned everything from how to cram for tests, change your major (multiple times), and put in the minimum effort to achieve the greatest return. If you had any sort of social life you've als...
da chief
72 months 1 day ago
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EY FSO interviewI was recently contacted through LinkedIn by a recruiter from EY FSO who said she's like to connect with me to network and discuss potential opportunities with EY. I got back to her immediately and I have a phone interview early next week. I was hoping that I could get some insight into what the rec...
WombatsInKombat
02 months 1 day ago
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Do you still get paid while in flight? (Travel Time)If a company requires you to travel... 1. Does the company pay for all the air expenses and hotels? 2. If you have a long flight on a plane, does the flight hours still count as your working hours? (Do you still get paid for the hours flying on the plane doing nothing?) 3. Does the company require y...
TheBestMan
152 months 2 days ago
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Meet iPhone's Latest Competitor - Google PixelGoogle is introducing its third attempt at phones (previous two being Nexus and Motorola). the Pixel is a high-end competitor to flagship devices like the iPhone and Galaxy S-series Key selling points: built in Google Assistant, great camera, 'Daydream VR ready' Here's what's going down Sounds lik...
WheyOfLife
02 months 3 days ago
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Mexican PesoWhat happened to the Peso in the last decade? I remember vacationing in Mexico 10 years ago when the rate was around $1 USD to $10 MXN (Pesos). Now it's almost 1 to 20?? ...
adots
02 months 6 days ago
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What is so bad about Back Office Roles?I know this forum seems to crap on BO/MO roles but I do think that there is a little bit of a misnomer on the actual field. From people I've talked to in ops and risk it seems as though it is a fairly laid-back environment (although I'd avoid HR like the plague). I also think that it is still a dece...
BillBelichick37
352 months 1 week ago
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What is PricewaterhouseCoopers and what does the big financial institutions have against them? Whenever I apply to a position at a financial institution, they always ask "Have you ever been employed by PwC?" or have a relative working there? What is PwC and why do these financial institutions care so much about it? ...
TheBestMan
22 months 1 week ago
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What is reserve release?Hi, Can anyone explain me what is reserve release in factoring? Is it charge bank recovered from us to provide money in advance? Our clients factoring service paid it on our behalf to some receivable company. Thanks, Tanu ...
catarannum
02 months 1 week ago
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Better Exit Opp ... Big 4 Audit or Advisory?I have been studying about this topic and I wanted to ask purely in terms of the exit opps available for big 4 audit/advisory. I majored accounting and I didn't think twice about getting into big 4 audit... until I read and came to realize how unpopular audit is. I am not completely bummed though, b...
Amylia
342 months 1 week ago
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Office of comptroller of the currency examHas anyone taken the entry level national banker exam? and if so, is it difficult? and what should i study to prepare for it ...
bankinggh123
02 months 1 week ago
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Frank Owens Contractors Review: Potential Environmental ImpactsSite clearance and other ground works activities have potential environmental impacts which must be addressed even before any engineering planning is done. Evaluation of the overall ecological effects of clearing and removing vegetation or disturbing other natural features, such as creeks, springs o...
sreptoandreyy
12 months 2 weeks ago
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Morgan Stanley Accelerated WM Superday 2017Did anyone hear back from the 9/13 super day in New York City? Or does anyonee know when they might be getting back to us ...
jsytfgds
12 months 3 weeks ago
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Enterprise Tech to FinTechAbout me: I work as an Enterprise Architect at a technology behemoth and have for about 2 years now. My job function is very much a jack-of-all-trades type of role where myself and a team have to pull together whatever the project may be. I find myself wanting to be closer to the markets, closer to ...
Dedline
32 months 3 weeks ago
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Accounting, Transfer to LondonHi WSO community, Upon graduation I hope to land a job in audit or tax at a big 4 firm in Calgary, Alberta. I am wondering after I work here for a few years and if I survive in the industry and get a CPA, what is the chance or probability that I can successfully transfer to a London office. It has a...
Troy-Hopkin
12 months 3 weeks ago
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What to Expect as a Big 4 Intern?Hello all, As the title reads, I am going to be an intern at one of the Big 4 firms this summer. I know 90% of the people here shit on Big 4 but I didnt want to go that route and I was happy to get the offer I did. It is for an audit position in financial services and is located in a major city on t...
Higheck123
302 months 3 weeks ago
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Study Group in New DelhiHey guys, I know that I am going off-topic here, but I am looking for a study partner for CFA exam. If anybody is interested in forming a study group, do meet me on www.studypal.co. I have also put my profile and study schedule there. Please contact me there to match and confirm our schedule. ...
tomwelling
02 months 3 weeks ago
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deleting this threaddelete......................................................................................................... I made my research on what I wrote. Thread delete. ...
goodieson
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Thinking of moving over to banking. I'm at a satellite office of a PE firm headquartered in NY. We do the same things, it's just that we're a lot smaller on the west coast. I've been here for 3 months since graduating college. The reason I chose this job was because I thought it'd be a good learning experience, however I'm slowly real...
Hamilton
12 months 3 weeks ago
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LinkedIn isn't what I expected I recently made an account and was excited by the fact that I was about to acquire myself a seat on the big boy table. I was ready to communicate with professionals to get some deals sorted and receive wonderful insights that would help me progress. The first bit was ok.... but the second part has j...
kayz08
22 months 3 weeks ago
+8
Working In Big 4 Audit in LondonSomeone was asking me about this in PM and I wrote a long and detailed reply about what it is like to work in Big 4 and what advice I would give to people thinking about interning / working there. Thought it might be useful for others so my reply is below. Happy to answer any questions. I currently...
Asatar
342 months 3 weeks ago
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Careers in Finance for B+ Students?Well, I guess its time to accept that more likely than not, I've blown it. I wasted away my 4 years in college, got a so-so GPA from a non-target in a non-quant major, didn't do any ECs, have not so impressive "internships" during the summer and thus getting the top-tier finance and consulting jobs ...
Jerome Kohlberg
442 months 3 weeks ago
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Gas Station, Car Wash, Fast Food - Owning Unsexy BusinessesMost entrepreneurs my age seem to be focused on creating the next amazing app or website, which frankly bores me because I'm not a tech geek. Anyone else give much thought to acquiring an unsexy business like a gas station, car wash, fast food restaurant, etc., and then building out an entire netwo...
Bowser
2252 months 4 weeks ago
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NY Fed Student Summit- heard back? has anyone heard back from the program? Apps were due 9/1 and takes place 9/26-27, I would think they'd send out acceptances soon. No update on the application portal just said "under review" ...
roxy481
02 months 4 weeks ago
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What is the longest amount of time you have been unemployed after graduation?What is the longest amount of time you have been unemployed after graduation? This could be the time in between jobs. Also, please provide a short description why. Retirement does not count. Please answer in years/months. ...
TheBestMan
13 months 2 hours ago
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Hate accounting, finance an option?Ppl often call accounting the language of business. I took an accounting class and that shit is really boring. Is a career in finance an option if one hates accounting? Do u like accounting/are there ppl who like that at all? ...
CharlesFrostnan
43 months 1 day ago
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Binary Options trading as a full-time earning potentialBeen working since I graduate from high school. I'm now in my 40s and I'm really sick and tired of the whole work routine. I've been searching for other earning opportunities and have come across binary options. Quite promising. Does anyone here trade binary options for a living? How's profitable is...
Denis Hodzic
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Financial Law Internship?As an undergrad sophomore who is looking to get a summer IB internship with the ultimate goal of ending up in PE or HF, how helpful would an internship at a leading financial services law firm be, especially in conjunction with an internship in VC? I am currently deciding between this one and a weal...
koalalove
13 months 3 days ago
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Anyone in Retirement Plan Sales?I'm in the hiring process for one of the top ten mutual fund companies based on assets under management. It's for a sales support role where I would be assisting an internal and external wholesaler team. I interviewed with the "retail" side which has the normal EW's who strictly push their products ...
MouseRat
03 months 3 days ago
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Find Quant to CodeHello, I was curious is there some site or way to find a coder other than a website like freelancer. I have a strategy that just needs to be coded and have a tiny bit added. I live in chicago if there was someone or some service that is located in Chicago that would be great but not a deal breaker. ...
Evergreen-47
03 months 4 days ago

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