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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
08 months 1 day 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
392 min 3 sec ago
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Science route to Wall Street? Advice or insight?I'm currently working on my undergraduate degree at the moment. I'm majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology, and possibly doubling with Economics (at least a minor in Econ). My question is, what would be the best route for me to get into the business world? Would a PHD route leading to research, for ...
Econman
22 days 1 hour ago
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Facebook is Challenging Linkedin on Job Postings?Well Facebook seems to be making another interesting move as it is apparently rolling out job postings and applications. Every time I underestimate Facebook when it releases a new initiative I am typically wrong, so I guess I will take a wait and see approach to see how this develops further. Here...
PatrickStar120
02 days 4 hours ago
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Luxury Yacht Rental and Water Sports in the Caribbean - Owning Sexy Businesses!A Wall Street Oasis topic has never inspired me as much as the thread posted two days ago titled, "Gas Station, Car Wash, Fast Food - Owning Unsexy Businesses." If you haven't read through it, I highly recommend you do. The post provides ideas for various unsexy, everyday businesses that provide s...
Gatsby17
22 days 10 hours ago
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Etsy can turn your side hobby into a businessMany of you have probably heard of Etsy, an ecommerce company which sells many custom items, many of which are handmade. Etsy is "transforming itself from a niche craft-seller website into a launching pad for at-home entrepreneurs." They've spent the past year creating Etsy Studio, a marketplace la...
tgi-finance
03 days 2 hours 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
24 days 4 hours ago
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Accounting vs. Finance. Double?I'm trying to break into west coast AM, CF, or Corporate Banking. It seems logical that accounting can be crucial to break into CB since it requires a mastery of three financial statements. I am considering CF for the hours but CB seems to have better progress. I've been told that accounting is actu...
Andrew-Jonathan
14 days 5 hours ago
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Royal Bank of Canada Investor & Treasury Services department (RBC I&TS) Hello, I would like to know if someone have some information about RBC's I&TS department ? (a former intern/full time or a current one) This is for a summer internship in their I&TS department (in Europe). Also, if someone already had a phone interview this RBC, what kind of questions do the...
Prixn
34 days 12 hours ago
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Student Clubs That Create Barriers to Entry in the Recruiting ProcessSo, a question for the forum, should students be able to create a club that effectively self-screens and eliminates potential candidates at a university? ...
WallStreetEagle
31 week 4 hours ago
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Standard Oil of India - M&A Activities Ahead with new ReformsA LNG Import tax lift from 5.0% to 2.5% along with other changes in Government regulation propels activity in India's market place. The Government is pushing for a Vertical integration of operations which will effectively merge up and downstream entities. Major changes to be unveiled March of 2018. ...
Ebolamonkey
11 week 15 hours ago
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Top MBA's for Commercial/ Corporate Banking?Hi WSO, This was a topic that I could not find in any previous post, so I thought I might as well as the question. Commercial/Corporate Banking is an interest of mine, and I was wondering what MBA programs do the large commercial and corporate banks recruit from? As I understand the application pool...
dreamtobeabanker
31 week 19 hours ago
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How To Make Money 101 by JPM In a handful of jurisdictions, the biggest U.S. bank by assets handles the administration of the juror compensation system, issuing debit cards instead of the age-old system of paper checks. In addition to the juror pay, the cards also come loaded with fees -- for balance inquiries, for inactivity...
Dealova
11 week 1 day ago
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What's the point to have financial intermediaries in the future?If the financial intermediaries are built on trust and information asymmetry, what's the point to have them in the future where fintech can create a trustless environment? read so much about lately and got myself all confused... ...
Mars-Chen
01 week 1 day ago
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Can an average Big 4 guy earn between 200k and 300k?Certainly there are quite a few people who achieve more than that. What I mean is usual (or slightly above average) case. Is it fairly common for a person who started a career in Big 4 to make 200K ~ 300K in their mid-30s?(or late 30s) ...
Adrianople
91 week 3 days ago
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P&G (in-person) Global Reasoning TestHi, I have been invited to take P&GS in-person Global Reasoning Test at P&G. It is a 65 minutes test and has 40 multiple choice questions. It has 3 sections- numerical reasoning questions, logic-based reasoning questions and figural reasoning questions. I would like to ask anyone who has tak...
slatif92
11 week 4 days ago
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End of Dodd-Frank Regulations?Whatever opinions you have about Donald Trump being president, he is going through with his political promises. One of them is the dismantling the regulations imposed by Dodd-Frank. According to Donald Trump, small business owners: Just can't get any money because the banks just won't let them bor...
imaginarynumber
71 week 4 days ago
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Growth in a flat organization?These are some tips for demonstrating growth in a flat organization (where there is no real ladder to climb). 1. In your MBA resume bullet points, when you summarize accomplishments/experiences, order them consecutively and put dates in parentheses before or after the point. This way, if you have f...
tgi-finance
01 week 4 days ago
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5 Things I Wish I Knew About the ERP Program before Signing Up If you are anything like me, you know the direction you want your career to go, and you're trying to figure out the best way to get there. You may not have the direct work experience you need, so you're in search of a program that can bridge the gap that will lead to the job you want. In my case ...
Justin.
101 week 4 days ago
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Citi Technology Can anyone tell me more about Citi's middle office operations in technology? I have no background in tech but was selected for an internship in technology, any insight into their technology operations would be appreciated! ...
Grandprismaticspring
01 week 5 days ago
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Will the EU Fall Apart?With Brexit already in the rear view mirror, all eyes are focused on French elections in May where the election of Marine le Pen could cause a striking blow to the EU. An article on cnbc highlights some of the details: "It's difficult to imagine how the European Union could function should such a...
PatrickStar120
201 week 6 days ago
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Canadian goes from $2.5M inheritance to $325k, betting it all on bad AAPL earnings 1/31/2017Saw this on market watch, this guy received a $2.5M windfall from his late uncle, and within 4 years has only $325k left He is betting the rest on bad news coming out of AAPL earnings tomorrow. You can read about it here:https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets/comments/5... Looks like a pretty serio...
Fuwuyuan
92 weeks 2 days 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
132 weeks 3 days 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
142 weeks 4 days ago
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How to prepare for a career in risk analysis?I am an undergrad student currently concentrating in finance and probably statistics, and I have taken an interest in risk analysis. This is a much broader field than I anticipated, as there is risk management, risk advisory, and other related careers. How much math would I need if I decide to pursu...
tgi-finance
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Is The Midwest the Next Silicon Valley?Silicon Valley has long been the hotbed of start-ups and tech innovation. The Midwest, however, has lately been experiencing growth in this area. Enough to convince several Sequoia partners to launch a venture firm in Columbus, Ohio. In my opinion, the Midwest definitely has many untapped opportunit...
silverbuck898
33 weeks 14 hours ago
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Rating Agencies exitHi, I was just wondering what exactly are the exit opportunities after a rating agency, other than banking? How (wierdly) uncommon it is to switch to big4? Thanks! ...
Aleirbag
03 weeks 20 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
1103 weeks 20 hours ago
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Trump and UK leader May meet to ‘lead world again’I saw an interesting cnbc article this morning regarding discussion about future relations between the US and the UK. While the article primarily focuses on the potential for improving trade between the US and UK, it goes on to make some optimistic statements about what an improved relationship cou...
PatrickStar120
03 weeks 1 day ago
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GE - Energy Financial Services: Any thoughts?Hi all, Does anyone have any thought about what goes on at GE EFS. Say for instance, how comparable is the experience to what obtains in IBs. In terms of compensation (relative to the banks), I am very certain the bonus is minute but am wondering, what about the base salary? Do u think it is in the ...
specificspark
623 weeks 1 day ago
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London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Graduate Program Telephone InterviewHi, I have a telephone interview for the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Business Graduate Programme 2017 on Monday the 6th of February next week. I would like to ask anyone who has had their telephone interview for this graduate programme or any graduate programme at the LSEG the following quest...
slatif92
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Citi Quant Superday Hey Guys, I have my superday for Citi's Markets and Securities Services - Quantitative Analyst summer internship and I was wondering if anyone has any advice or experiences with it which you think could benefit me moving forward. Any helpful comments would be greatly appreciated! ...
fudgepreneur
13 weeks 3 days ago
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Remote workAny remote workers around? I've been keeping my ear to the ground on a few different sites for remote work opportunities. Most are for web development, but I've seen a few marketing, content, ops related ones here and there. Looking to pick someone's brain. ...
moneymogul
43 weeks 4 days ago
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How do I break into quant trading?I'm a 25 year old and want to do quant trading. To give a little bit of a background I have both of my degrees in computer science and mechanical engineering and have work as an software engineer for a couple of years. I know you need an advanced degree to be a quant such as a masters or PhD. I was ...
Alexander-Daniels
14 weeks 10 hours 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
61 month 17 hours 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 month 4 days 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
41 month 5 days 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
31 month 6 days 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
01 month 1 week 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
21 month 1 week 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
1111 month 1 week 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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week 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 month 2 weeks 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 month 2 weeks 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 month 2 weeks 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 month 2 weeks 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
01 month 2 weeks 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
01 month 2 weeks 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
141 month 2 weeks 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
01 month 3 weeks 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
11 month 3 weeks 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
31 month 3 weeks 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
11 month 3 weeks 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
21 month 3 weeks 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
111 month 3 weeks 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
01 month 3 weeks 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
01 month 3 weeks 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
31 month 3 weeks 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
381 month 3 weeks 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
1051 month 3 weeks 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
161 month 3 weeks 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
11 month 4 weeks 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
01 month 4 weeks 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
12 months 2 hours 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
42 months 11 hours 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
02 months 1 day 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
02 months 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
182 months 3 days 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
122 months 4 days 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
12 months 5 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
202 months 1 week 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 an established company, I'm working on a tech startup with a former consultant. Wondering if anyone here has done something similar. Abou...
leveragebro
02 months 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
22 months 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
12 months 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
42 months 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
52 months 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
222 months 2 weeks 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
02 months 2 weeks 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
02 months 2 weeks ago
0
Commercial Banking salary and exit opp?deleteddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd ...
baconhater93
02 months 2 weeks 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 months 2 weeks 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
12 months 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
02 months 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
02 months 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
262 months 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
12 months 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
02 months 3 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
52 months 3 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
22 months 3 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
12 months 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
02 months 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
02 months 4 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
02 months 4 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
02 months 4 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
12 months 4 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
23 months 2 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
303 months 3 days ago

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