|+54||How To Deal With Anxiety - And Use It To Your AdvantageEveryone deals with anxiety - to one degree or another.
Some of us squash it down, some of us develop coping strategies, but nonetheless all of us know that gnawing feeling in the pit of our stomachs. That sense that things could go wrong.
It’s exhausting. It takes away from the quality...||geoffblades||22||6 days 23 hours ago|
|+55||Want to get me on the phone? Here's how - a networking overview.It’s been a slow day at work, so I decided to do something useful and type up this thread with some basic <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-networking-guide">networking tips</a></span>. I went into my...||Sil||59||1 hour 38 min ago|
|+65||Shut. The F*ck. Up.Disclaimer: I abhor both candidates who captivated the nation Tuesday evening as their bizarre and disgusting efforts over the past year that made our country look like a flaming pile of shit in a paper bag, desperate to be stamped out, reached their ultimate climax. I wrote recently about both...||The Uncontortionist||130||1 week 2 days ago|
|+53||In Defense of Political In-Correctness<em>You can read my latest article (post election): here: <a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/shut-the-fck-up">"Shut. The F*ck. Up."</a></em>
This article could have easily been entitled “In defense of manhood,” or something of that...||The Uncontortionist||43||3 weeks 25 min ago|
|+46||Hilarious Barclays Goodbye EmailReceived this floating around last week. Apparently it was written by a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/barclays-capital">Barclays</a></span> kid that just left. For those of you who have bosses who love to...||Mark Hanna||45||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+44||A Business Lesson Learned The Hard WayOk, guys and girls. I'm pretty open about myself on here, but lately I've been super busy and not nearly as active as I like to me because after being laid off at a massive tech company I started my own gig.
It was something I did before for freelance because I have experience as a...||UTDFinanceGuy||32||3 hours 16 min ago|
|+43||Confessions of a former second year IB AnalystSee the latest update below!
For reference, I finished my second year as an analyst in May 2016. I did M&A at one of the top EBs and work in one of the roughest groups at my firm. I do not say this as a badge of honor but rather out of frustration -- I've had notably worse hours...||RX||10||2 weeks 5 hours ago|
|+35||WSO Investment Banking Resume Template for College Students Released to the Public!<strong>Big Announcement: WSO Resume Template is Out in the Wild!</strong>:
<em>Mod Note (Andy): If you're looking for our resume for experienced IB professionals or a <a...||WallStreetOasis.com||93||5 months 3 weeks ago|
|+32||Key Interview Takeaways - 2nd Year Analyst PerspectiveSitting at my desk here just waiting for things to wind down before Thanksgiving so thought I’d give back to the community and try my first long form post. I did some interviewing last year but this year I was heavily involved for both SA and FT interviews so thought I’d lay out some...||NuclearPenguins||48||3 days 7 hours ago|
|+29||How Did Trump Win?Right after the credit bubble burst in 2008, shocked, people scrambled desperately for answers.
Turning to the economists, nearly all of whom failed to predict the deepest recession in decades, they asked, “What will happen next?”
Having seen the obvious writing on the enormous wall...||geoffblades||104||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+30||Successful Blackmail AchievedI'm back and at 'em, motherfuckers. Last thing I truly remember from two weeks ago, I was watching the election results roll in and they called Wisconsin for Trump. Thus began such a hardcore weeklong celebration bender I totally forgot about showers, the internet, and everyone in my...||Fear The Bulge||15||6 days 23 hours ago|
|+25||2017 Summer Citi Sophomore Leadership ProgramHey guys, I'm starting a thread for this program since first rounds are supposed to start coming out this week. Has anyone received anything yet?||ibank2019||282||2 days 6 hours ago|
|+16||Ask Natalie from Accepted about Business School AdmissionsWSO is excited to have the experts from Accepted on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. Here are messages from Natalie and Jen who will be checking this thread every few days:
<em>I'm here to answer any questions you have...||WallStreetOasis.com||886||1 day 4 hours ago|
|+23||In Defense of UnhappinessAs with many of you, I had the chance to spend some time with relatives over the Thanksgiving holiday. It was average, to be honest. It’s always good to see loved ones, but it is a balance between hectic traveling, rushing to see as many people as possible, and if you live any significant...||The Uncontortionist||68||21 hours 49 min ago|
|+23||Divorces: Beating the CourtsIn my earlier years I worked in audit, and was seconded onto forensic projects out of need for resource. I developed a knack for it, and have since worked on a lot of high profile cases (including some of the <span class='keyword_link'><a...||trazer985||48||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+23||How to find a Meal Delivery ServiceWhen’s the last time you packed a lunch and took it to work?
If you’re on WSO reading this and working in finance, I’m guessing the answer is <em>‘never’</em>.
A 60–100+ hour week doesn’t leave much time for grocery shopping, prepping, cooking, and bringing a...||Alistair-Clark||26||2 weeks 15 hours ago|
|+31||PED GPAs Should Get an AsteriskI was having a conversation with my 6th grader the other day and almost gave my wife an aneurism. We were casually discussing school when the subject of one of his pals came up. This kid used to be a real paste-eater, and I'd be lying if I said I don't enjoy a little schadenfreude at...||Eddie Braverman||98||1 week 1 day ago|
|+25||America: We Had A Good Run<p>I can remember being excited to vote. No, seriously. I was actually excited to vote for Bush the Elder back in 1988. And I was never more excited to vote than I was for Perot in 1992. But that was the last time I was excited to vote for President. </p>
<p>I voted Dole in...||Eddie Braverman||58||2 weeks 6 days ago|
|+20||AMA - Analyst at $1.5B Endowment FundI have been reading WSO for a few years now and would like to give back and help out all of the younger readers on here. When I was going through the interview process for my current role, I had a hard time figuring out what exactly I was getting myself in to, so hopefully I can provide some...||WpgJets||30||1 week 5 days ago|
|+19||Use Thanksgiving to Set 2017 Goals<p>For about the past 25 years, Thanksgiving weekend has been the four most important days of my year. Not only do I love everything about Thanksgiving (the food, the family and friends, the pervasive feeling of gratitude regardless of circumstances), but for me it’s the most natural...||Eddie Braverman||27||5 days 20 hours ago|
|+19||USA: 50 Things I Miss & LoveWith all the negative light on our country this week I thought there would be no better time to get this post up. And also probably good to write all this before the election, and before I return to spend more time in the US.. So for simplicity sake I'm writing these in generalizations as...||AndyLouis||58||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+18||Uncle Eddie's Ponderous Podcast PlaylistI listen to a lot of podcasts. I've almost always got one on in the background while I'm working (unless I really need to concentrate, in which case I use brain.fm). I'm amazed at how podcasts have taken the place of radio for so many people. With that in mind, I thought you guys...||Eddie Braverman||40||1 day 4 hours ago|
|+20||Non-Target to MM IB: My AdviceAlthough I’m not as interesting as the Tibetan monk who realized his true passion is staring at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://gv142.isrefer.com/go/wso15/wsoasis/" target="_blank">Excel</a></span> 18 hours a day, hopefully I...||anonymous_789||6||1 week 3 days ago|
|+16||The Intellectual Yet IdiotMust read article by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (link below):
[quote]The Intellectual Yet Idiot
What we have been seeing worldwide, from India to the UK to the US, is the rebellion against the inner circle of no-skin-in-the-game policymaking “clerks” and journalists-insiders, that class of...||Matrick||76||1 week 16 min ago|
|+14||University of Miami (FL) MBA: The RundownI've found this site to be incredibly helpful but noticed there is limited information out there on the MBA programs outside of the top 25, so I thought I would put something together for UM's FT MBA program. Hopefully this will be helpful for anyone considering coming...||Let Me Know||7||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+12||Official Election Results Thread Trump is our new president, what are your thoughts? What does this mean for Wall Street?
Also if you haven't already, check out some related threads from yesterday: :...||AndyLouis||181||3 weeks 49 min ago|
|+14||Advice for Non-Targets - Hitting "Apply" Button on LinkedIn Isn't EnoughI received a message on LinkedIn from someone looking to get into IB a couple weeks back, in which the individual explained his situation and couldn't understand why he isn't seeing progress. The general gist (confidentiality in mind) is that he applied to many jobs through LinkedIn as...||JuicyJuice||21||12 hours 38 min ago|
|+13||Tomato Jos: The “Extra” Alternative Career for Top MBA GradsA few months ago, I was speaking to a colleague about investing in a team of entrepreneurs in Africa. He said that he liked the team, but was a bit surprised one of the partners was a graduate of Harvard Business School. “I’m always confused,” he said “when I speak to someone who could...||Isaac-Gross||17||1 week 5 days ago|
|+13||Some Thoughts on Managing Multiple Offers (Consulting / MBB)I've seen a few posts from people with multiple offers who are wondering which ones to take, so I thought I'd share a few of my general thoughts. I dealt with the same issue last winter, and have discussed the pros and cons with many of my friends at b-school. These are just my...||babster||14||3 days 23 hours ago|
|+13||Ask Eddie: Should I Bail On My Trading Job?Every now and again I get PM'd a question that I think might be applicable to a lot of you on WSO. When that happens, I get permission from the person who asked me to share with the site. This is one such time. I suspect a lot of you can relate to this feeling, so here are my thoughts on...||Eddie Braverman||13||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+13||Personal Finance Budget TemplateNot trying to hijack or supersede anyone's topics here, just figured I'd try to be helpful - this is inspired by <a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/managing-your-money-building-a-personal-financial-model">"Managing Your Money, Building a Personal...||overandout||11||2 weeks 6 days ago|
|+12||Some Thoughts on NetworkingFollowing in the footsteps of @Sil"'s recent post (<a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/want-to-get-me-on-the-phone-heres-how-a-networking-overview">"Want to get me on the phone? Here's how - a networking overview."</a>) l figured that I...||guyfromct||11||2 hours 36 min ago|
|+11||What's your favorite piece of art?I was never an art guy growing up. I used to think that people would call anything a masterpiece, even if it seemed to be something made in a pre-k crafts class (think dots on the wall).
After taking a gen-ed class back in community college, I started to understand why people respected and...||dchd9||93||6 days 14 hours ago|
|+11||What to do if you win the lottery...First thing's first, do not buy taxable bonds with that much money, that'd be idiotic. That's what munis are for. You're welcome, I just saved you hundreds of thousands of tax dollars.
Next, do some thinking. What's important to you? $25mm is enough to retire on, but...||thebrofessor||25||1 week 5 days ago|
|+10||What are your goals for 2017?Mornin' Monkeys,
@Eddie Braverman" [recently posted](http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/use-thanksgiving-to-set-2017-goals) how he uses the Thanksgiving weekend to set his goals and provided the community with a few tools for categorizing, qualifying and actualizing annual...||Dedline||85||10 hours 1 min ago|
|+10||AMA - Current Analyst at $20bn Hedge FoFBackground: MSF, ~2years MM <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span>
There seems to be a dearth of information about FoF on this site, so happy to...||The Stranger||59||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+10||Travel Hacks for the 21st CenturySeeing that most of us here travel frequently for work/school/vacation purposes, I thought it'd be nice if we shared some of our travel tips here to benefit each other. I will start with a few of mine.
1. The TV in the hotel room can be used to charge your phone or any usb devices. This...||Young Wolf||25||3 days 17 hours ago|
|+10||How To Admit Your Great Job Isn't Your Dream JobWhat’s the difference between a good life and a good job?
It might seem like a silly question. To a lot of people, having a good job is a big part of having a good life. But to the millions of people with good jobs who are still unhappy, the distinction is critically important.
We define...||geoffblades||5||1 week 6 days ago|
|+11||TRUMP TAX PLANLeave it to Trump to come up with something really simple.
Simple is good! Not that a lot of brackets have ever been a challenge in calculating tax, but we’re going to be going from seven to three.
Here is the tax plan, in a nutshell (I hate that phrase):
3 brackets: Less than $75K:...||Jared Dillian||57||18 min 15 sec ago|
|+15||How To Almost See Hamilton For FreeLet me start off with a big obvious disclaimer that musical theater is f*cking gay, and there's no way around that fact except to get shit-roaring drunk, which is where this story originates.
I was cracking the whip on myself for a little while after the whole <a href =...||Fear The Bulge||12||3 days 6 hours ago|
|+8||If nothing else mattered, what would you do?Don't get me wrong. I love my job and what I do. I have always been curious to find out what people would pursue if money were not an object and relationships did not tie you to a specific region.
What occupation would you pursue if you were not constrained by your future/ money/...||geology rocks||85||4 days 22 min ago|
|+8||What Do You Tell People You Do?So.... I'm kind of getting sick of explaining to friends and family that I'm not a realtor. Plus even when I do try to explain the concept of being a real estate investment analyst at a family office, it just kind of flies over everyone's head and they still assume that I'm a...||Pokemon Master||65||3 days 1 hour ago|
|+8||AMA- Big 4 Audit to MM IBHi all,
Recently moved from Big 4 Audit to a top MM IB (Blair, Jeff, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/robert-w-baird-co" target="_blank">Baird</a></span>, <span...||Love Audit Money||52||1 day 1 hour ago|
|+8||AMA: Internal Pharma M&A Group ($10B+)I work on the inside M&A team for a large Pharma company. My job generally involves acquisitions, in licensing, out licensing and distribution deals.
I am on the forum under another name, this is to maintain my anonymity. ||pthrowaway||41||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+8||AMA - HY/Special Situations Analyst at $30bn+ HF in LondonLong-time user of WSO under a different account, believe it's time to give back.
Background in <span class='keyword_link'><a...||SpecialSitsDude||26||1 week 6 days ago|
|+7||2017 SOPHOMORE Diversity/Non-Diversity Summer Analyst Recruiting Megathread PageThe general IB recruiting is really useful but posts about sophomore programs get buried so made a sophomore specific thread. Here are some of the sophomore diversity/non diversity programs and recruiting for investment banking and other divisions
-<span...||GreenAttack||70||4 days 6 hours ago|
|+7||Why isn't Wall Street attractive for millennials? Fellow monkeys, was reading this <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-02/can-banks-make-wall-street-sexy-again-for-millennials">article</a> on Bloomberg which mentioned that Industry bodies are trying to push banks to offer student debt programmes and...||FinDroid||64||1 week 3 days ago|
|+9||AMA: FX Trader: High Volatility Job, Low Excitement Life Right,
Assuming you have read the title, this is one of those "I feel sorry for myself" Saturday night posts, it's also an AMA, because I'm bored.
Now that that is out of the way, let me start with a short introduction, I am a trader on the FX desk at a <span...||TripleDown||56||22 min 38 sec ago|
|+7||ChristmasOK guys (and girls), looking for some help with ideas for Christmas gifts. I like the holidays, but hate thinking up stuff I want. I'm in my 30s and moderately successful, so if there's anything under $100 I want I generally just buy it for myself.
That being said, there are a...||accountingbyday||48||22 hours 53 min ago|
|+10||Why Canadians get an MBA AND the CFA*tl;dr: Canadians have a special reason to do the CFA. And this is why you should or shouldn't do it.*
I know people often debate the pros and cons of an MBA vs. the CFA. As Toronto is the CFA capital of the world, I thought I'd answer this questions from a more uniquely Canadian...||TorontoMonkey1328||19||22 hours 56 min ago|
|+7||Managing Your Money - Building a Personal Financial ModelInspired by: <A HREF="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/i-cant-save-money">I cant save money</A>
<STRONG><EM>tl;dr: This could be the most important model you ever build.</EM></STRONG>
When I started IBD in...||TorontoMonkey1328||10||3 days 14 min ago|
|+7||Places where salaries are high but the cost of living is low?Does anyone know any cities where salaries are high and the cost of living is low for a life style quality that some may consider being average to high?||TheBestMan||110||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+6||I cant save moneyThird year analyst here at an EB in NYC. Title says it all: I cannot save any money in NYC!
Not blaming this on the cost of living here, although very high, my spending habits are also very poor. How do you guys manage to save money here, and for those that do, how do you keep your sanity?...||Zosa||80||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+6||Anyone shoot? (Firearms)I have a Glock 34, all stock - which was my first firearm purchase. I have recently gotten into the action stage shooting thing and having some fun. Not entering any competitions, but I go with other guys that shoot USPSA and IDPA. I usually go shoot the courses for practice on Saturdays before...||pere797||76||1 day 8 hours ago|
|+6||GS -> YouTube -> top hedge fundImpressive or nah?
[quote]Remember Jess Greenberg? The former Goldman Sachs summer analyst with a lucrative sideline working her assets on her YouTube channel with 1.2m (mostly male) subscribers? She hasn’t eschewed finance for YouTube after all: she’s just turned up at Winton Capital...||Matrick||70||5 days 7 hours ago|
|+6||Do you ever feel resentment?Numerous times I've made it through numerous rounds of interviews to be shut out in the end. In the current process, I've had three phone interviews and they flew me in to meet the team one morning. Got a very positive phone call about three weeks ago saying the team thought I was the...||RobberBaron123||67||2 days 5 hours ago|
|+6||Offer rates at each firm - Please reviewHey all,
Thought it might be helpful to compile a list of the offer rates for IB SA conversion into FT. I know many of you are still making your decisions, and this may be helpful to you (as one aspect, consider the banks and your professional goals in a holistic sense). Also, anyone feel...||therealgekko||39||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+6||Most beautiful natural sight you have seen?Its holiday season now and I just thought it would be good to just share among the forum the most beautiful natural sight you have seen so far on your travels.
Without a doubt, mine has to be the Great Ocean Road down in Melbourne, Australia. With the country being in the southern hemisphere...||Young Wolf||33||47 min 29 sec ago|
|+6||What was your experience like after graduation?Just curious... For you older monkeys out there, what were your experiences like after graduation?
There's so many routes beyond the conventional "find a job".
What I heard from some people networking:
* Take time off to pursue an MBA
* Take a couple months off to...||dchd9||33||20 hours 6 min ago|
|+6||Why was Goldman Sachs left out of the AT&T, Time Warner deal?[quote] The biggest loser from AT&T's plan to buy Time Warner may not be another telecom or media rival. It could be investment banking giant <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs"...||FinDroid||25||1 month 2 days ago|
|+6||Dave Chappelle's monologue on President-elect Donald TrumpI saw [this](https://youtu.be/--IS0XiNdpk?t=8m50s) yesterday.
[quote]You know, before I go, I do want to say one thing, and this is not a joke. But I think it’s important that I say this, ’cause they’re marching up the street right now as we speak.[/quote]
[quote]I’m wishing Donald...||dchd9||22||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+8|| How McKinsey made me a better entrepreneurWhen I graduated from college, everyone advised me not to work at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/consulting-case-interviews">management consulting</a></span> firm <span...||mcbites||9||3 days 21 hours ago|
|+6||Clinton/Trump Election Prediction ThreadI don't care who you WANT to win, I only care who you think will win and with what degree of confidence you have in your prediction. All responses should say:
% probability of winning
<em>Mod note (Andy):</em>: More election "fun" here:...||DickFuld||90||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+6||Jill Stein files for a recount of votesSource:[Jill Stein files for a Recount](http://www.nbc26.com/news/jill-stein-raises-48-million-for-recount-in-wisconsin-and-other-battleground-states)
[quote]Jill Stein, who ran for president as the Green Party candidate, is seeking a recount of the votes in the battleground states of...||JTJR||86||1 day 8 hours ago|
|+8||What places do you visit for credible news?I stopped watching CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX, et al because of the outright misinterpretation of facts (e.g., the fake news controversy). I usually shut off the TV if these channels start talking about subjects other than market info or feel-good stories.
This doesn't mean I choose to remain...||dchd9||83||6 hours 46 min ago|
|+5||How will the results of the election affect Wall Street and the overall economy?Title says it all, i'm very curious to hear people's thoughts. How will the Trump presidency affect the markets / Wall Street? ||StreetofBulls||48||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+5||Meditation on WS<span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/bridgewater" target="_blank">Bridgewater</a></span>'s Ray Dalio calls Transcendental Meditation the single biggest influence on his life. Meditation is something...||WheyOfLife||43||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+5||Browser Wars[quote] Internet Explorer began the year at about 44% of market share and ended October at about 23% (Edge started the year at about 3% and ended at 5%). Chrome started 2016 at 35% market share and ended the October at 55%. [/quote]
Holy shit people still use Internet Explorer? I thought that...||kidbrown||39||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+5||How to Fit in a Workout when You Work from 9 AM to Midnight?I have been working full time in banking for a few months now. It's been great so far - a little overwhelming and demanding at times, but great overall. I have been trying to keep up with my workout routines and attend gym at least twice a week. On nights when I leave at 7:30 / 8 pm, I can...||AlphaDog56||39||1 week 4 days ago|
|+6||Exit Ops and PESeems like everyone nowadays is out for the best possible exit ops into PE, not giving a sh*t about anything else. To everyone who was has been around for longer (08' and before), was it always like this?||Patrick Batman||29||1 week 5 days ago|
|+5||Sales: The Intangible We Discuss Too LittleThe ability to sell is an important ability and I think <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/what-best-salespeople-do-to-close-more-deals-2016-11/#sales-has-become-more-important-across-all-companies-over-the-past-five-years-1">this BusinessInsider article</a> summed it...||WheyOfLife||28||4 days 7 hours ago|
|+5||WSO Private Equity Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!<strong>Big Announcement: WSO Private Equity Official Resume Template for Experienced Professionals with Deal Experience is Now Public!</strong>:
<em><b><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/wso-investment-banking-resume-template">Click here...||WallStreetOasis.com||24||3 months 5 days ago|
|+5||Trump, NAFTA, TN Visas, Canadians (And Americans)In the light of a surprising victory by Trump, groups of people are recalibrating and doing the math on what it means for them personally.
I thought it might be helpful for some for a quick recap on Trump's view on NAFTA and specifically how it affects Canadians in (or looking to come...||TorontoMonkey1328||17||1 week 6 days ago|
|+7||A McKinsey grads eight tips for success at workOne of my biggest pet peeves is people giving bad career advice.
It drives me nuts when I see worn-out cliches like this being passed on to ambitious young professionals.
![The only place where success comes before work in the dictionary.][The only place where success comes before work in...||Alistair-Clark||5||1 day 11 hours ago|
|+9||Is Your Company Party As Awesome As I Am?I just got the invite for this year's company party. Linda sent it via Paperless Post. This isn't an advertisement because I hate that shit. What the fuck ever happened to good old paper? Is it not enough that we've got a damn solar panel where the helipad used to be? Fuck the...||Fear The Bulge||4||3 weeks 2 days ago|
|+4||The Official 'Albums to listen to before you die' threadStealing from Will Hunting and actually hoping to fill any gaps in my music knowledge, I was wondering what you guys considered to be some of the best albums ever.
I listen to a variety of music so I got:
The Cure - Disintegration
Kanye West - Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Gayngs -...||FinancialNoviceII||195||25 min 13 sec ago|
|+4||Football season is starting to get REALLY goodIt's that time of year, things are just starting to get <em>really</em> good... + obviously helps that I have two teams in the race :-)
When the rankings come out I'm assuming it can't be anything ese but 1. Alabama, 2. Ohio St, 3....||AndyLouis||57||2 days 8 hours ago|
|+4||Favorite Stand-up ComediansEveryone has their own strategy for getting through the tough nights when the light at the end of tunnel is hard to see.
I have found that a quick 10 minutes of stand-up comedy on Spotify can completely change my grindability levels when the workload is pressing. You do not lose much...||ToWhomItMayConcern||49||1 week 5 days ago|
|+5||What are your favorite quotes?There's so much out there in terms of famous sayings. A few words encapsulate a range of emotions and feelings that we can relate to in the current moment. Quotes are a way of time travel in that years after they are said, we still read and reflect upon the shared experiences, humor, and...||dchd9||48||2 hours 23 min ago|
|+4||Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp<strong>Financial modeling</strong> is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">investment...||WallStreetOasis.com||44||3 months 1 day ago|
|+5||What are the 3 most important skills needed to be an investment banker? Investopedia lists discipline, entrepreneurial, and relationship-builder as among top five skills for investment banking. Imo these along with persistence and excellent communication are essential for bankers. What say you? ||scorpio20||44||29 min 5 sec ago|
|+4||How will Trump's presidency impact Real Estate?Donald Trump has become the first billionaire ever to be elected President in the history of the US. A real estate billionaire is about to run this country and what does that mean for us in CRE?
Markets are speculating on a fiscal stimulus, expecting Trump to spend billions on building new...||Apartments||43||5 days 6 hours ago|
|+4||Fidel Castro dead at 90. What's next for Cuba?Fidel Castro...has died [at] age 90. Raul Castro, Fidel's brother and current president of Cuba, announced his death on state television in Havana early on Saturday.
[quote]Critics say Castro drove the country into economic ruin, denied basic freedoms to 11 million Cubans at home and...||dchd9||40||5 days 26 min ago|
|+4||Where to go on exchange in the US? (Undergraduate)Hi WSO, I'm currently doing my bachelor at Copenhagen Business School and I was thinking of going on exchange to the US. However, I'm not too familiar with US universities and I'd really appreciate your thoughts!
I'd like to use this opportunity to experience US education,...||Flomer||29||3 weeks 2 days ago|
|+4||Utilizing Remaining Time in CollegeSo as many students know, the Junior Year, SA grind is slowing to a halt. Along with many future monkeys, I was fortunate enough to land a couple offers and plan on signing this week. As I pick my head up to breathe, I realize I will have a lot more free time in front of me. I will continue to...||EBIT.duh||28||3 weeks 1 day ago|
|+4||2016 Real estate compensation survey for USAFor retail, office/industrial and residential:
Don't know if it was posted before here (search here is trash).||5 million||27||1 week 4 days ago|
|+4||What is a "safe space"? I keep hearing about them but haven't actually witnessed this in person (I dont live in the US). Can someone give an example?
Best description of one gets showered with SB's, make me laugh WSO :-)
ps yes i could google it / ask my friends, but you guys are entertaining ||AndyLouis||26||2 weeks 6 days ago|
|+4||$1mm isn't what it used to beSaw this on [ZeroHedge.com](http://www.zerohedge.com/):
[quote]Being a millionaire is overrated, according to Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins. The term itself has quite a few connotations, including many that have been ingrained in us since we were children. Becoming a...||Matrick||23||5 days 4 hours ago|
|+4||Breaking Into Commercial Real EstateI want this forum topic to be more motivational than anything........
Back in mid 2015 when I was at a crossroads in my career so I decided to embark on the journey of finding my place in Commercial Real Estate. I had a mentor growing up (and still to this day) who was very successful in the...||chadwick411||16||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+4||Socialism Doesn't Work<a href="http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/venezuelas-currency-hyper-inflation-oil-crisis-devalued-shop-keepers-weigh-notes-a7443596.html">At least in Venezuela it doesn't.
[quote]Some shopkeepers have reportedly taken to weighing rather than...||WheyOfLife||14||1 day 23 hours ago|
|+4||Offer decision adviceHi,
long time lurker from the UK, created this account for advice.
I'm from a top target in the UK and currently have SA offers from PJT / EVR and <span class='keyword_link'><a...||SashaGrey||11||3 weeks 2 days ago|
|+4||Safety Pin: The Latest TrendI wasn't aware of the safety pin movement until just recently when we had a discussion in class about it. Here's a good summary of the symbol, <a href="http://www.snopes.com/2016/11/14/safety-pin-solidarity/
">courtesy of Snopes</a>:
[quote]As stories of...||WheyOfLife||11||3 days 32 min ago|
|+5||New Case Webinars in WSO Investment Banking Interview Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/investment-banking-interview-prep-questions">investment banking interview</a></span> prep package by bringing to...||WallStreetOasis.com||3||1 month 3 weeks ago|
|+4||Do you own a supercar? Hi there,
Coming from Singapore where cars are priced incredibly high, where even a [Toyota Corolla costs about 130k+](https://sg.news.yahoo.com/global-price-comparison-toyota-corolla-171720950.html). I was wondering what kind of rides you guys are driving?
Does the average investment...||JTJR||67||6 days 13 hours ago|
|+3||Smart women?Obviously you don't want to be dating someone who isn't smart as it would be a lot harder for you to relate to (I'm taking the assumption all of are somewhat intelligent) and they would most likely have an average job. What do you think about dating a female that is smarter then...||Wolfofgeorgestreet||57||4 days 22 hours ago|
|+4||How did Obama do?I've seen so many conflicting viewpoints on Obama in the past 8 years. I know there are so many factors to consider that make it hard to judge his terms, but let's try.
WSO, with some reasoning to back your position, how did Obama do?
I'll kickstart the discussion with what...||WheyOfLife||56||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+3||DB Achieve 2017 Did anything else get the email from Deutsche to fill out the pre-interview survey today? Anybody know what the timeline will look like?||ib19||41||2 days 2 hours ago|
|+3||Can Apple Glasses Revitalize the Company?Apple was once a pioneer of their industry. Steve Jobs was a genius and it showed in his work. Whether it's Steve Cook's fault or not, Apple products of late undoubtedly lack the innovation the company once showed.
<a...||WheyOfLife||31||1 week 3 days ago|
|+3||What do you eat for lunch?Saw this <a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/how-to-find-a-meal-delivery-service">post</a> , 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||30||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+3||Trafigura Graduate Programme, 2017Does anyone know what the standard salary is for their graduate programme? Has anyone received an offer yet?||geogeo||30||1 week 4 days ago|
|+3||How much do you contribute to your 401k?For the more senior people I assume most of you are maxing out so this is geared towards the analysts/associates.
At 85k base with a 4% match on 4% of income you'd need to contribute about 17% pre-tax (excluding bonus) in order to max out your 401k contribution. That's pretty rough,...||chestnutxyz||28||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+3||Have you ever dealt with a bad mentor?Glassdoor Via Chronus study: <em>Why Corporate Mentoring? Five Benefits of a Workplace Mentoring Program</em>
[quote] Successful companies large and small use mentoring to tackle complex human resource challenges such as increasing employee retention and improving workforce...||dchd9||25||1 week 5 days ago|
|+3||Interview experience w/ JPM Junior Analyst ProgramSo applications are up!
You dont have to reveal actual interview questions. Just wanted to know how youre experience was for 2016 class. As for me, the interviewer seemed more like a gatekeeper from an admission staff. Its like I had the criteria for an interview, but since I came from a...||cashfl0w||25||1 day 2 hours ago|
|+3||How do you guys stay sane when searching for new job?when you are miserable at your current one?
man, I can't think of anything more frustrating (besides maybe not having a job) then looking for a new one when you absolutely hate you're current one. Such a drawn out process between interviews. Taking days off, constantly checking...||yankss101||25||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+3||Inexplicably fired after 5 monthsI got axed last Friday without any specific items of my performance brought up and never had a warning or sit down to discuss that my performance was inadequate. I started the job back in June so I was still fairly new and still getting the hang of things.
Any advice on what to do in this...||hab12690||24||1 week 5 days ago|
|+3||Is Jose Mourinho Past it?The once energetic Mourinho has in recent days, looked laboured and tired. Instead of a man excluding confidence, he looks like someone who is battle weary.
Ever since his second stint at Chelsea ended, he has never looked like he getting back to the top of the game. Gone is his aura these...||Young Wolf||23||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+3||BlackRock FMA Super Day?Hi.
I was wondering if any of you have had <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/blackrock" target="_blank">BlackRock</a></span> FMA <span class='keyword_link'><a...||baconhater93||21||5 hours 44 min ago|
|+3||Competitiveness To MSF Program With No Work ExperienceHey everyone, I'm Sean and I am new to this forum. I would love some input on my potential competitiveness applying to MSF programs as I feel my background is not typical for MSF programs.
Undergrad: University of Florida
Major: Food and Resource Economics
Minor: Business Admin.
GRE:...||Sean884||21||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+3||Harry Potter and Star Wars Movies in TheatersIf you didn't know, the latest book/movie in the Harry Potter universe is already in theaters. It's doing pretty well in terms of ratings, probably worth seeing if you're a Harry Potter fan.
Star Wars: Rogue One releases Dec 16 <a...||WheyOfLife||20||1 week 3 days ago|
|+3||In hindsight, what type of role would you have STARTED OUT in?As a senior in college, I'm hoping to be narrowing in on a position by the time I graduate in May. I've been doing a lot of networking, and my focus has been on firms with great reputations in my target market... really just trying to meet and speak with the smartest and most...||centaurcre||18||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+3||What will you be buying on Black Friday?Or Cyber Monday, for the savvy shopper.
I'm looking to invest in my first ever suit, <a href="http://dealnews.com/black-friday/c720/Suit/">here are some solid bargains for my fellow college students.</a>
Any solid deals you guys wanna share with the rest of us?||WheyOfLife||17||1 week 2 days ago|
|+3||Alternative Lenders & the End of Risk Taking for Banks - Opportunity or Risk?Many of you may not know it's conference season, where guys like me get flown to exotic places listening to firms this forum salivates over (<span class='keyword_link'><a...||thebrofessor||16||2 weeks 6 days ago|
|+5||Is it time to short big corporate media?with that denomination I'm referring to Newscorp, Viacom, Time Warner, Disney, CBS and GE, which control approximately 90% of the US media.
Why? Well, because other than Hillary, they were the big losers of the recent election.
In general their audience has been declining for a while,...||neink||13||2 days 10 hours ago|
|+3||Future of Wall StreetHey Guys,
Interesting post from WallStreetPlayboys here on the future of wall street. As many of you are going through junior year SA recruitment, I think we've come to realize that the "mood" has changed quite a bit.
The Future of Wall Street
For those that are in the...||Cosimo de' Medici||11||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+4||Is a cashless society possible?Hey guys,
I'm pretty sure most of you guys have heard of India's Ban [on 500 and 1000 rupee notes](http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/india-currency-bank-notes-denomination-500-1000-rupees-tax-evasion-corruption-narendra-modi-a7405021.html) to fight corruption and fraud,...||JTJR||10||21 hours 18 min ago|
|+3||Kodi: A Free Upgrade to Netflix<strong>Kodi is a media platform you can use on your smartphone, TV, or computer to stream pretty much any movie/tv show your heart desires.</strong> Below is a brief guide to installing this beauty.
First things first, <a...||WheyOfLife||6||3 days 18 hours ago|
|+3||Waffle StreetHas anyone seen the movie or read the book? It's quite an extraordinary story.
[quote]In the aftermath of the 2008 market crash, James “Jimmy” Adams gets laid off from his Wall Street hedge fund manager job. Feeling a sense of guilt for his role in the financial crisis, Adams decides...||Matrick||4||3 weeks 1 day ago|
|+3||WSO Happy Hour: Wed 11/16, 7pm @5th and Mad: The Post-Election Edition!You know when you have one of those nights out where aggressive drinking is the norm rather than the exception it hopefully is? As the first WSO Happy Hour after this election is mercifully over, I think this should be one of those nights. The kind of night where as a nation, we wake up in a...||In The Flesh||2||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+3||Wells Fargo – Do You Abandon Ship?I came across this article on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells Fargo</a></span> yesterday in at least several news sites on <a...||exchequer||2||1 week 1 day ago|
|+3||Why You Should Never Quit Goldman SachsAfter this article I wrote [about quitting Goldman Sachs](http://geoffblades.com/greatest-achievement-goldman-sachs-vp-quitting/) took off, I got a lot of attention.
Former colleagues and others wrote me wanting to know more, yet there was also some confusion about what I stand for.
My...||geoffblades||1||5 days 5 hours ago|
|+2||Be a WSO Social Chair & Help Host WSO Meetups in Your City We've been getting more events posted lately (Paris/Atlanta/NYC) so let's keep the momentum going!
We are looking for 1-2 WSO members in major cities across the world to be social chairs to help organize WSO meet ups / happy hours. Email me ([email protected]) to get an...||AndyLouis||75||1 day 23 hours ago|
|+2||How Many Cups of Coffee Do You Survive On Daily?We all need our daily caffeine fix, however, some of us consume more coffee than the others and I was wondering what is your go to amount to keep you vibrant and bustling through the day.
Was reading this article on how many cups of coffee a day is ideal before it becomes over excessive. The...||Young Wolf||55||1 week 3 days ago|
|+2||Oil vs Nat Gas TradingI was recently offered a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span> at an oil major at a certain location, my home town, in their natural gas <span...||ASUgrad2017||39||1 week 5 days ago|
|+2||Feel Like I Got Conned - Small No-Name BoutiqueHi everyone,
So I'm specifically looking for input/feedback here from people who work at "no-name" small boutiques. When I say no-name, I'm referring to firms with less than 10-12 people, MDs do not come from <span class='keyword_link'><a...||SmallBoutique911||36||1 week 1 hour ago|
|+2||Getting a CHey Guys would really appreciate some insight as I am having some difficulty making a decision.
I am currently at a mid-level target school (think Cornell, Emory, Berkley) and have one class giving me incredible difficulty. I have a straight 4.0 and I actually might get a D in a class I am...||stompingmerger21||36||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+2||Trump to leave his business empireFrom[ Business Insider](http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-leaving-business-in-total-2016-11)
[quote] President-elect Donald Trump announced on Twitter early Wednesday morning that he would leave his business "in total" to avoid conflict of interests and "fully focus on...||dchd9||34||3 hours 29 sec ago|
|+2||Where are Europe's highest consulting salaries? I will be attending a top European MBA program in September and am pursuing consulting post-graduation. In order to understand the benefits / disadvantages of different European geographies, I want to know the differences in all-in compensation.
Where are Europe's highest (and lowest)...||JohnSchnitzel||32||2 days 5 hours ago|
|+2||What age do you start looking for more work/life balance?What do you think? 30? 35? Obviously, it just depends on each person's situation but I would think that everyone has a time in mind.||biggsy||32||1 week 19 hours ago|
|+2||HSBC SA IB Assessment Test?Has anyone taken the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span> online Assessment Test for SA IB yet? I have just taken it last night and wanted to see when I would be able to know if I got put...||WolfyWolfyWolfy||31||1 day 17 min ago|
|+2||BAML - Global Investment Banking Sophomore Summer Analyst ProgramHi,
did anyone heard something regarding the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch">Bank of America</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...||badada221||31||1 day 2 hours ago|
|+2||HL, Lazard Middle Market, or JefferiesThinking about taking a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> position at these firms, outside of culture. In terms of deals and reputation, how does the street compare...||ibankinghopeful101||30||3 weeks 6 days ago|
|+2||Former teacher looking for a new careerI've been in the education field for ten years and I am burnt out. I have a B.A. in Business Management and I am entertaining the idea of going back to school to get a MBA, specifically in Finance or CRE. I feel that I am at a disadvantage because I have no experience in the industry. Will...||szuyin78||27||1 week 5 days ago|
|+2||Apple Continues to Innovate with its Newest ProductMonkeys, <a href="http://www.wired.co.uk/gallery/apple-book-photos-cost">meet the Apple book</a> . It's a book with photos. Colored photos mind you.
[quote]The book is available in two sizes: small, starting at $199, and large starting at $299[/quote]
First it...||WheyOfLife||24||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+2||Has anyone heard from UBS for a superday yet?This is for non-core schools most likely. I know they're starting their recruiting later for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span>, so I was...||Zeppelin||22||1 week 1 day ago|
|+3||Reneging BB SA Offer?Hi all, first time posting. Just wanted your opinion on reneging an American <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> (<span...||Tosen||22||2 weeks 2 hours ago|
|+2||What Advice Should You Have Used From Your Parents?For those primarily in the industry already with numerous years of experience..what advice did you not take from your parents that you wish you did?
As a college student I am slowly finding out that my parents might not always know whats best for me and I try to determine what I should listen...||HendrixBanker||22||20 hours 26 min ago|
|+3||How do investment bankers handle long hours?[quote] “I worked 70 hours last week,” says an analyst at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/royal-bank-of-scotland">RBS</a></span>, which as a state owned institution might be expected to go easier on...||scorpio20||21||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+2||Internet of Things: Next Big Thing?I remember when I was 12 and I wanted to crush the stock market. It all began with an excerpt from the Motley Fool about how the Internet of Things (a network of internet-connected objects able to collect and exchange data ) is the next big thing. Here are some examples of the Internet of Things...||WheyOfLife||20||1 day 4 hours ago|
|+2||A 20-year-old who dropped out of NYU says he has raised $5 million for his hedge fundHere is the full article from Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/julian-marchese-raises-5-million-for-hedge-fund-2016-11
This guy sounds like a joke to me. He's presumably from a rich family and goes to NYU, and yet he could not get any real SA / FT jobs? He literally has...||Coffee's for cl...||19||6 days 20 hours ago|
|+2||How much does going to a state school hurt your chances?I am interested at some point in working for either a top MF PE shop (think Apollo, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://tinyurl.com/3dfq69b" target="_blank">Blackstone</a></span>, <span class='keyword_link'><a...||calibaseball||18||1 week 6 days ago|
|+2||Exposed!!! Watch out for that poster MatrickDude is a poser!!! Matrick has never worked a day on the buy side and claims he/she has.
So what's your real story?
Got my self entertainment out for the day. ||IvyLeagueVet||17||2 weeks 6 days ago|
|+2||"What is your key differentiating point?" Interview QuestionThis is an interview question that has always made me think. I think I've heard a variation of it around 3-4 times now, but the trap is that the interviewer can always rebut whatever you say by mentioning that it's not actually that unique (unless you go with something really weird,...||allweneedislove...||17||1 week 20 hours ago|
|+2||Banker VestsAnyone have a good resource for ordering custom-embroidered banker vests? http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/custom-vests.html Seems to be one here but basically I need one that all the bankers wear. Halp.||-caP1taL1sm..||17||1 week 3 days ago|
|+2||Most left and right wing banksWhat are the most liberal and conservative <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">investment banks</a></span>? I am wondering because I have a relative that works at a <span...||bysideoryoureapussy||17||1 week 5 days ago|
|+2||What's your idea of free-time during a 60+ work week?I came across [this](http://wallstreetplayboys.com/the-definitive-guide-to-doing-the-opposite/) from <em>Wall Street Playboys</em>
[quote] Finally, this does not mean that you should become a boring frugal monk, it means that you need to learn to have balance. In our view this is...||dchd9||16||2 weeks 10 hours ago|
|+2||What is your favorite vacation place?After a great time with family this Thanksgiving, I definitely feel like I need more time off. I'm sure almost all of us can agree with this sentiment. That being said, what's your favorite vacation place? My favorite trip so far has been my trip to Canada. Toronto is an exciting city...||scorpio20||15||1 day 18 hours ago|
|+3||Real estate strategiesHi, Can someone suggest me some real estate strategies for this year? I would like to know about the pros and cons of starting one.
Thank you. ||Jack Martin||15||1 day 6 hours ago|
|+2||SA Would you pick Point72 or Goldman Sachs?As per title:
10 week internship at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span>: 5 weeks in <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Royals1234||13||2 days 8 hours ago|
|+2||Data CentersHas anyone here financed a data center before? Our group has had a couple deals come across the table and no one really knew what to say. I saw a thread a little while back talking about how they are leased out and different tiers, but are there some general guidelines you have seen? Even from...||mwilson92||13||10 hours 30 min ago|
|+2||Transition into DevelopmentI am currently a financial analyst at CBRE. I underwrite all types of properties both from the debt and equity side. I have been in my position for 6 months (since graduation) and enjoy it, however I think my next move in a year or so will be into development. I would like to begin building...||AllisonCBRE||12||4 days 6 hours ago|
|+2||Insurance and Banks Coverage?I'm wondering if anyone can provide color on what the typical day-to-day of working on either the insurance sector or the banks sector is like. From my anecdotal experience, people covering those sectors tend to have advanced maths backgrounds (i.e. majored in pure maths or physics) and...||Drummond||12||1 day 2 hours ago|
|+2||Tesla Solar Roof could cost less than a regular roofElon Musk has once again made another big announcement upon the acquisition of a company. He stated that he believed that the Tesla Solar Roof will cost less than a regular roof.
[quote] Musk told the crowd that he had just returned from a meeting with his new solar engineering team....||Young Wolf||11||1 week 1 day ago|
|+2||IU (Kelley) vs. MiddleburyI'm currently an international student going to high school in NY.
I was recently admitted to IU Kelley. I'm considering applying ED II to Middlebury. The problem is ED II is binding so I need to be sure Middlebury will help me get a job in <span...||senior17||11||3 days 17 hours ago|
|+2||Why Distressed PE?If asked this question, how would you guys answer it? Besides the fact that Distressed PE will be more flexible, looking up and down and cap structure and the story is more interesting since you are trying to figure out what went wrong with the company and trying to gain a controlling position...||bondtradercu||11||4 days 1 hour ago|
|+2||Are all S&T summer analyst roles filled by now? If not, what opportunities still exist? Where should I be looking?No excuses. I faced some tough adversity early this semester, and I let it get to my recruitment efforts. I made mistakes, now things are settling down and I am eager to pursue my passion full-throttle.
All Bulge Bracket <span class='keyword_link'><a...||JYF||10||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+2||Citadel Global Equities (pay, culture, career path, lifestyle)I had a number of questions about Citadel's global equities team because I recently advanced pretty far in the process there. There is a surprising lack of information on the fund given its overall influence on the finance world more broadly. Feel free to comment on any of the questions...||BobbybananamA||10||1 week 2 days ago|
|+2||I Transferred Schools for Investment BankingHey mammals,
I thought it might be helpful to talk about my experience transferring from non-target to target in order to secure a job in the investment banking industry. I also didn't exactly love my non-target so it wasn't very difficult to make the choice in the end. The...||stompingmerger21||10||1 week 6 days ago|
|+2||Dream Christmas PresentBecause it's Black Friday, I was wondering what you all you overworked and overpaid bankers would like to receive for christmas this year. According to <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/christmas-gift-guide-for-bankers-2015-12">Business Insider</a> the best gifts...||Ole-Ole27||10||4 days 1 hour ago|
|+2||Can a bad roommate ever be an excuse for bad grades?So I was a 'fresh out of the boat' international student and was shocked to find that there was so much unfettered drug usage in a mid-ivy league college. I was unable to fend for myself though, and just condoned the sex, drugs and marijuana that my roommate brought in in freshman...||lawrence_of_arabia||10||1 week 6 days ago|
|+2||Senior with bad gpa and no experienceHello everyone,
I am a community college transfer student that is now a senior at a UC school studying Economics and Accounting; I currently have a 2.99 gpa. Furthermore, I posses no experience in Investment banking, Real estate IB, Wealth Management, Financial modeling, etc. In other words...||Jlipz92||10||2 weeks 19 hours ago|
|+2||What parts of Liar's Poker do you still see in finance today?I love *Liar's Poker*. It's my favorite book. My adoration for this story is probably shared by a lot of you fellow monkeys.
However, much of the industry has changed since that epic story came out in 1989. John Gutfreund is dead. Some would say *everything* has changed.
What...||JYF||9||13 hours 47 min ago|
|+2||What are Your Favorite Tabletop/Board Games?I ask this because I just found Secret Hitler and I'm having an absolute blast playing this game with my friends. Here are some other ones that always make for a good time with family and friends:
* Coup: 5 players or less. Great game, each one lasts roughly 15 min. This is the absolute...||WheyOfLife||9||14 min 9 sec ago|
|+2||Book recommendations? Switching careers, no experience, CFA candidateI'm only a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/cfa-training-free-trial-learn-signal" target="_blank">CFA</a></span> Level 1 candidate, unemployed and I have zero finance experience. I'm 28 yr old...||helloandrew||9||18 hours 38 min ago|
|+2||Which one is better: banking or consulting? Recently, I read an article that compared banking and consulting as careers. While banking was mentioned as having higher pay, consulting was mentioned as having more travel, more prospects for promotion, and more overall security.
What do you think? What would you prefer as a career and why? ||scorpio20||8||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+2||What exactly does underwritting mean? Are <span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://gv142.isrefer.com/go/wso15/wsoasis/" target="_blank">financial models</a></span>, proformas, and valuations a type of underwriting? or are valuations and a proformas a type of financial models?...||MoneyLooksStatus||8||3 weeks 1 day ago|
|+2||Don't like current role - optionsNot enjoying my current work - in a capital markets-esque position.
Don't want to spend 200k for b-school to become a consultant.
Don't want to become an accountant, which given the low bar to entry seems like the easiest change - just need an <span...||chestnutxyz||8||1 week 5 days ago|
|+2||Can You Help With A Cover Letter. Please?DELETED. DELETED. DELETED. DELETED. DELETED. DELETED.
DELETED. DELETED. DELETED. DELETED. DELETED. ||Quicky.Question||8||1 week 6 days ago|
|+2||WSO Internships & Employment Opportunities<h2>Join the Wall Street Oasis Team</h2>
<h3>OPEN OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS*: </h3>
<li><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/new-wso-blogging-internship">Blogging Internship</a></li>
<li>Finance event...||AndyLouis||8||3 days 7 hours ago|
|+2||Desk Analyst/Strategist positionFor those out there familiar with the role of a desk analyst/strategist, specific to credit if possible. I've been approached in casual talks about a credit desk analyst role at a <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Ashley Schaeffer||7||3 weeks 1 day ago|
|+2||How much should offer rate factor into SA decision?This is all hypothetical, but if one was to compare <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...||EBIT.duh||7||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+2||TPH merges with PWPWhat do you all think?
From NYT: [quote]The boutique investment bank Perella Weinberg Partners is taking an ambitious step for growth by buying a fellow bank known for its expertise in the oil patch.
The firm said on Monday that it was acquiring Tudor Pickering Holt & Company to...||Charizard||7||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+2||Best Graduate Programs for Health Care/Life SciencesI am currently working for a life science consulting firm and am interested in a pursuing an advanced degree in business with a life science focus.
What are some of the best business programs for this space?
Specifically do any programs place well in Venture Capital firms with a life...||Showtime22242||7||2 days 20 hours ago|
|+2||Houston Energy (Oil & Gas) ConsultingI'm an engineer in oil and gas, and I'm considering switching to consulting (strategy, not IT). I'd like to stay in Houston as it appears most consulting firms here focus on energy (I want to stay in oil & gas industry). I've got a few questions:
-How often do Houston...||redraider5||7||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+2||Which european school for master in financeHey guys!
I will apply soon to finance master or master "grande ecole" for french business school.
Here is my background:
Bachelor in business from HEC Montreal
Major gpa 4,0
Fixed income analyst in a AM boutique
Equity analyst at...||locrzt||6||2 days 9 hours ago|
|+2||HELP!! Senior year, where to turn, what to do?Hi WSOers, I am writing to you in desperation. I am a senior at a top 20 Liberal Arts College graduating in May and am hoping to work in NYC. After having an internship in Finance this summer, but not in IB, and failing at FT IB recruiting, I'm wondering where to turn now?
What other...||ibornah||6||1 week 3 days ago|
|+2||The comprehensive Golf thread and AMANoticed a few people on WSO wanted to improve their game and figured I could help in some sort of way.
**Off The tee**
In general I think making good contact is better than swinging out of your shoes. A general tip is that if you can't finish the swing in balance you are swinging too...||BillBelichick37||6||1 day 16 hours ago|
|+2||How to Get an Internship After Freshman or Sophomore YearLike I promised, I’m back to give an explanation on how to get an internship after freshman or sophomore year. I’m not offering any guarantees, but I can tell you that it has worked for me, and it depends on the effort you put in. Want a job? Earn it. I’m writing this more as a...||American Psycho||6||2 hours 46 min ago|
|+2||FLDP ProgramsI am a current undergrad studying accounting who is looking to go into corporate rather than public. I have been reading about <span class='keyword_link'><a...||cubbies1||6||3 weeks 3 hours ago|
|+2||What's the probablity that others in your office are on WSO?What percent of people in your group, department, office could have one?
Whats the probability, with a 95% level of confidence, that the man/lady sitting next to you is an active WSO member?||The_Regulator||5||2 weeks 15 hours ago|
|+2||Why are the top restructuring groups (PJT/HL) so popular now?Hi guys, I am originally from Europe and graduated from a top target currently doing M&A. In the last 3 years I have noticed that, first, the top kids at my school (who chose to not do buyside) preferred rx > m&a > lev/fin > coverage groups. Honestly they all ended up doing...||linmaxlin9||5||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+2||Top Asia undergrad, S&T, chance for M7?Hi guys, would like know what my chances are for M7.
- top 3 Asia undergrad, GPA 3.68
- 750 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/gmat-pill-promo-code-333-off-gmat-prep-discount">GMAT</a></span>
- 3 yr...||johntheM7||5||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+2||WSO, does my friends girlfriend like me?We are both 17 and go to the same school
My friend and his girlfriend have been dating for around 12 months now.
He moved around 2 hours away and now they might see each other once a month or more at times!
Only recently I've put together all of the possible singles she has given...||Lima_cattle71||5||2 weeks 21 hours ago|
|+2||Eastdil SecuredHow much does an analyst at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/eastdil-secured" target="_blank">Eastdil Secured</a></span> make (Los Angeles, SF)? Is it comparable to the street? Recently offered a...||13parkb||5||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+2||Strategy& Deals Team vs AT Kearney?Coming out of undergrad and trying to decide between full-time offers with Strategy&'s new Deals Team and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/at-kearney">AT Kearney</a></span> (generalist offer), both in...||Shmooey1824||5||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+2||Guggenheim Santa Monica LA vs RBC Capital Markets NYTrying to make a decision. Does anyone have any perspective on these two groups in terms of summer experience as well as exit opps?||extremelyfatchicken||5||3 weeks 2 days ago|
|+2||Will Quant Trading Wipe Out Traditional Trading? Hey Fellow monkeys,
What do you guys think?
I've been researching a lot about S&T and Quant <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> the past few days and...||JTJR||5||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+3||JPM hiring dumbos from China for NYC officeIf you thought the Asian princelings scandal at J.P. Morgan was all about Asia, you were wrong. Highly placed Chinese government officials and clients don’t want their children to work in Shanghai. They want them to work in New York, of course! They’re not going to give J.P. Morgan their...||RohanShinde||5||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+2||Real Estate Job Offer in Atlanta-- Tell me About the Place?Got offered a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> position in real estate lending in Atlanta. I don't know much about the city, so could people fill me in on what...||RawClaw||4||5 days 22 hours ago|
|+2||Potential Industry SummariesHi everyone,
I've been a lurker on WSO for a few years, and decided it would be a great time to give back to the community. I have been very impressed with WallStreetPlayboy's guides on various industries, and thought it could be interesting to create some myself. Would probably...||Invest0r13||3||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+2||Deutsche Bank NY IBD Superday 11/18I had an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...||wolfofNU||3||1 week 4 days ago|
|+2||How Being a 'C' Student Helped Me in BusinessGiven that majority of the monkeys here are students gunning for the straight As, I thought that this article would actually be a pretty good read. It shows that a C is not necessarily the end of the world for your corporate dreams.
[quote] I graduated from a four-year state university with...||Young Wolf||2||1 week 3 days ago|
|+2||Imperialism, Human Rights, Chaos, and Peace - A Question for WSOAlright WSO, wanted to see what the collective minds here thought. I spend most of my day digesting stock specific or economic data, so I must admit I'm under-educated in political, particularly foreign policy matters.
My family had a discussion over Thanksgiving about the pros and cons...||thebrofessor||2||1 day 5 hours ago|
|+2||What are the most exciting tech buys of the holiday season?As Thanksgiving approaches, the general public is getting hyped about purchasing new tech gadgets this holiday season. CNBC states that American consumer spending on technology will increase to approximately 36 billion, which could set a new high standard.
Americans are excited about virtual...||scorpio20||1||1 week 5 days ago|
|+2||#NotWithHer - Make America Great Again!This is late for an election themed post, but the topic needed some rationality and I needed some time to collect my thoughts.
To be clear, Donald Trump did not win the election, *Hillary Clinton lost it.*
Hillary had every advantage going into this circus: The economy was in (relatively)...||surferdude867||1||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+2||Myth 4.5: DCFs break down with near-zero risk free rates!<div style="text-align: justify;">
In any version of a risk and return model for discount rates, where you start with a riskfree rate as a base and build up to costs of equity, debt and capital, it seems blindingly obvious that as interest rates go lower, discount rates will...||Aswath Damodaran||1||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+2||New Case Webinars in WSO Hedge Fund Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/hedge-fund-interview-questions">hedge fund interview</a></span> prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars...||WallStreetOasis.com||1||3 months 1 day ago|
|+2||The reality of starting a REPE shopRaising a first fund is really, really tough no matter who you are (almost). I would never discourage anyone from being entrepreneurial but it is very difficult so if you decide to do it, truly know and accept it deep down. And I don't just mean on the surface and say that sure, other guys...||Dingdong08||0||4 weeks 19 hours ago|
|+2||Get Your Resume Reviewed by Industry ProsRecruiting season is here now...so make sure you're ready for it with a <strong><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wso-finance-resume-review">Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review</a></strong> from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done...||WallStreetOasis.com||43||2 months 1 week ago|
|+3||What exactly do bankers do in their free time?Hey fellow monkeys,
As someone that's looking to dive into the banking scene, I was hoping to ask some experienced bankers...what exactly do you guys do in your free time. Is there even such a thing as "free time" or is it as legendary as the mythical beast known as the...||JTJR||40||2 weeks 6 days ago|
|+1||Refinancing small family-owned apartment buildingProperty is in A- location in Los Angeles owned by my wife's family since mid 1980's. Grandparents originally purchased, when they passed away, was inherited by her parents.
Without going into detail, it's not being run efficiently. 7 units, based on market <span...||egold70||24||3 weeks 5 hours ago|
|+2||Tricks for getting into top MBA program?Hey Guys,
I am wondering if any of u know any particular tricks for getting accepting into a top MBA Program.
Tricks, such as- when applying for upenn for undergraduate (but really want to go to Wharton), the school statistics have shown that students are far more likely to get accepted if...||salad||23||1 day 43 min ago|
|+2||MBB to PE LondonHi guys, currently 2nd year consultant at one of the Bs, London based. Looking to move into PE at some point, but am not sure when to make the move. I know a few guys who are trying to move already but I'm not sure about the contents of the work at this level.
The questions that I have...||Carmbar||22||1 week 3 days ago|
|+1||Why is there a gap year between an internship and a full-time job?Hey guys,
I am really curious about one question. Why do banks offer Summer <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">internships</a></span> only to sophomores and juniors, and not to...||Kevin25||19||1 day 6 hours ago|
|+1||Best internships for Quant Trading?Hey fellow monkeys,
I'm really hope to work in a quantitative hedge fund (I find the intersection of finance, computing and math super interesting, have been trying to learn how to create my own <span class='keyword_link'><a...||JTJR||19||1 week 5 days ago|
|+1||WSO Mobile Offers: Text "WSO" to 38470 and get...||WallStreetOasis.com||19||1 week 16 hours ago|
|+1||LevFin in LondonHi all,
There have been attempts before to have a discussion on which are the best <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-leveraged-finance-LevFin">LevFin</a></span> teams in London, but those...||mrdraper||19||1 week 11 hours ago|
|+1||Goldman Sachs Veterans Integration Program (VIP) 2017Hello all!
I didn't see any one mentioning the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> VIP 2017 yet so I will do the honor and start a thread...||Karn231||19||5 hours 1 min ago|
|+1||Most/Least Attractive Risk Adjusted Returns (which property for long term institutional investment)?Wanted to see what the forum thought. Given where we are at in the cycle. If you were going long (i.e. 10+ years) which property type would you peg the best and least attractive in terms of risk adjusted returns.
For shorter term (under 5 years), what investment strategies do you think have...||egold70||19||1 week 16 hours ago|
|+1||Taking easy classes during college-how closely is transcript scrutinized?Hey there, as I organize my schedule for my last semester, I'm very tempted to choose as many easy classes as possible to not stress too much and party. As a non-quant, social science major, would this be a poor reflection for B school?
I will have about a 3.7-3.8 GPA by the time I...||Quint101||18||6 days 2 hours ago|
|+1||Summer Analyst Macquarie vs. Jefferies vs. Goldman SachsI have offers from all three of the above banks.
My offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/macquarie-group-limited-abn" target="_blank">Macquarie</a></span> is a generalist <span...||Ed Wuncler III||18||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||Any danger in talking with headhunters?As an analyst is there any danger in speaking with headhunters, or are they typically professional and keep things discrete? Don't want any blow-back impacting me at my current firm and with so many reaching out I'm interested in seeing what is out there.||chestnutxyz||17||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||ARGUS DCF to AEI have just encountered a problem with Argus support(a friend actually), in that it doesn't exist anymore at least for <span class='keyword_link'><a...||C.R.E. Shervin||17||2 days 3 hours ago|
|+1||Advice on dealing with mild depression/zoning outMy apologies for the rambling but any advice would be sincerely appreciated.
I recently moved from a mega city to a middle-of-nowhere city mainly for my new job in corp dev. This is something I've always wanted to do, plus I believed the move would give me a huge learning experience and...||foggy||17||5 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Interested in development- Looking for some advice/insightCurrent junior in university with a previous internship in appraisal at a CBRE/JLL/Cushman type and currently work part time as an analyst for a small REPE while going to school.
Im strongly interested in development in NYC. I would love to work for a luxury/big developer in Manhattan some...||timofay||16||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Trump elected - Views from outside the US?How's the reaction in your countries re: Trump victory?
Here we have basically three big camps:
1 - The "I don't care, it won't affect me, Americans don't even know where our country is" crowd;
2 - The "OMG I love Trump, he is the new hope for...||dornelbr||16||3 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Do you actually offer / or get asked about your opinion on an investment as an associate?From a lot of sources (guides, internet articles, people's why PE answer) I've heard them talk about how as an associate they will be able to provide their opinion on investments, or part of the job involves soemtimes giving your opinion to a higher up VP/principal regarding a...||zentiger||16||23 hours 51 min ago|
|+1||Goldman Cracking Down on Recruiting BiasLooks like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> is implementing a new recruiting system. Instead of coming to schools to do on-campus interviews,...||American Psycho||16||3 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||Why does Bernie Sanders hate people who work on Wall Street?I don't understand why this guy hates people who work on Wall Street unless he's referring to the people who were shitty subprime lenders. ||MarcTheMarc||16||12 hours 27 min ago|
|+1||Ran out of music to listen to. Does anyone have reccomendations?I need some new music to listen to.... Pretty much listen to anything but country. I prefer listening to alternative rock and rap, but would enjoy some EDM recommendations and even stuff for the piano (for studying/ relaxing).
* Some of my favorite albums include Kanye West's College...||dchd9||15||8 hours 54 min ago|
|+2||Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals 2016Black Friday 2016 is in a week!!! Did anyone get any good deals last year 2015?
If you did, maybe they will have similar deals this year also!!! Please share your Black Friday/Cyber Monday experience with us or post some good deals you find this upcoming week. Thank you.||TheBestMan||15||1 week 1 day ago|
|+1||Not hearing anything from BBsHey guys,
Have applied to all the big names in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span>, but was a long shot to begin with, considering this is my...||mewt123||15||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Interview question: "What are other banks telling you?"I recently interviewed at a top MM IB for a Summer Associate position in Chicago and found out this morning that I won't be moving onto the SD. I really like this particular MM IB for a lot of reasons, but I'm in talks with plenty other <span class='keyword_link'><a...||FutureValue||15||5 days 20 hours ago|
|+2||A racist was just elected to state congressDan Johnson has been elected to the house of representatives from the district 49 in Kentucky. Johnson is known for provocative posts on Facebook that some would consider racist: he has posted multiple pictures depicting the Obamas as chimpanzees and monkeys. He has posted comments essentially...||BobTheBaker||15||3 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Goldman Sachs Recruiters Coming to My Non-Target<span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> is coming to my small non-target state school in CA and its the first time ever that they are coming over here....||mcsun1234||15||2 weeks 17 hours ago|
|+1||Cushman Wakefield Associate vs HFF Analyst?I have been interviewing at Cushman Wakefield for the last few months with the BizDev team for an "associates" role but would be limited in terms of deal exposure. I am also in talks with HFF regarding an analyst role. I have no ARGUS experience but I think the experience at HFF would...||WakaFlockaWorm||15||3 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||Leveraged Lending vs Leveraged Finance at BBOkay I was wondering if anyone could tell me what the difference is between a leveraged lending firm such as <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/antares-capital-corporation">Antares Capital</a></span> or Golub...||chapulinnmonkey||15||2 weeks 23 hours ago|
|+1||University of Findlay, Ohio? Thoughts?Hello!
So, basically I spoke to the international recruiter and the tuition would be 17k(scholarship included, no room&board) per year instead of 31k which is what a international student pays normally. I haven't heard of the school and I did a quick search online and it doesn't...||queeneli||15||3 days 2 hours ago|
|+1||End of the Line for Traditional Media?Newspapers, magazines, radio, etc. are all seeing declining ad revenues and are having a tough time transitioning into the digital space. Television seems to be the only form of media able to keep up as digital advertising is expected to become the largest ad market by 2019.
"You have to...||kidbrown||15||3 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||CFA vs CPA? Which Designation is Better?Speaking in overall terms, which one is better? Although its quite an achievement, it seems like everyone has their CPA licenses nowadays, as if there's an oversupply. Second, I've heard that the <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Singh_chera||14||4 days 2 hours ago|
|+1||How creative do you get in your presentations/pitch books?Do you just follow a standard format which is uniform across all pitchbooks or presentations you make or are you creative and try to incorporate different ways/charts.tables/ graphics to present the data at hand.
Do you just stick to clip art and smart art?
Any creative ideas monkeys have...||phillyboy||14||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||TMT M&A Graduate Intern in a recognized boutique vs. Analyst Intern in a well-known PE FundHello everyone!
I have been given the opportunity to join either <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/arma-partners">Arma Partners</a></span>, a fast-growing London-based <span...||geobdh||14||1 day 7 hours ago|
|+1||Facebook Drops 5.5%, Is it at Risk?Mark Zuckerberg has just lost $3 bn as the value of FB dropped 5.5%. Investors worry that FB won't be able to maintain its stellar pace. Zuckerberg remains confident:
[quote]But don't cry to Zuckerberg. Even with Thursday's decline, Facebook shares are up 15% year to date,...||WheyOfLife||13||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Are there any workout videos that you guys have found helpful?I was considering hiring a personal trainer as a second set of eyes for my workouts but until then I've just watched instructional videos on YouTube. Are there any channels that you've found to be helpful?||MarcTheMarc||13||1 hour 11 min ago|
|+1||Moelis vs. Evercore vs. PJTAlready accepted an offer to one of these, but wanted to get the general perception of these groups. Had an offer for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/tag/moelis">Moelis</a></span>, <span...||YaleHD||13||3 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||2017 Boutique IB SA CompReceived an offer from a MM boutique for summer 2017. Comp is 66.3k prorated. Already signed, but just wondering if this is below street. Seems kind of low to me||ZongYu||13||1 week 1 day ago|
|+1||Which to choose mid BB or top RxHey monkeys,
I've been fortunate enough to get offers at a mid <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> (<span class='keyword_link'><a...||Ari_Gold14||13||3 days 17 hours ago|
|+1||Discounted Cash Flow - Terminal ValueI am hoping someone can help me.
Say i have a PV of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-free-cash-flow-FCF" rel="nofollow">FCF</a></span>'s of £500,000 over 5 years, with the...||LearningJ||13||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Why are most US MSF Programs only one year? The majority of the US MSF programs that I have looked at start in the summer and end the following Spring. Does anyone else see the flaw in this? I understand that there are several reasons people would prefer a one-year program over a two-year program, chiefly time and money. However, I could...||Heyward-Bey||13||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Bye Bye TPPHi Guys,
It's official, [trump is gonna scrap the TPP](http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38059623?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_breaking&ns_source=twitter&ns_linkname=news_central) on his very first day of office.
What do you guys think about this? I understand...||JTJR||12||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||Best BB for IBD in APAC (HK/SG) 2016?What are the best banks in Asia right now for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span>? Is <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Jumbotron||12||1 week 3 days ago|
|+1||Right MSc school for consulting?Hey everyone!
I'm currently studying BSc in best business school in Finland. My gpa is 4,6/5,0 and I will try to get it around 4,8/5,0 before I'm done with BSc. Right now my major is accounting but I'm planning to change it for MSc.
I would like to study somewhere else...||Fin94||12||4 days 14 hours ago|
|+1||Best REITs to work for?Can anyone please shed some light on the best/most prestigious REITs to work for? Trying to broaden my perspective as I'm new to the real estate finance world||chad21||12||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||I think I'm blacklisted in the industry (srs)Sent well over 40-50 apps this Fall for SA positions that went into the abyss never to be heard from again. Decent qualifications (3.5 Econ/Math at semi-target, perfect SAT/ACT, boutique IB experience, etc) so it's not my resume...I think.
Tried networking, and hit it off really well...||hughwattmate||12||3 weeks 1 day ago|
|+2||When Friends Think TA is God But Refuse to Listen ...Do any of you have annoying friends who works a non financial job but trade and think indicators and flashing lights are the main driver of the markets.
I try to explain to the, most funds don't use any of that, if you brought up any of that in a morning meeting you would get laughed at...||M_A_B||11||1 week 5 days ago|
|+1||From a shitty Prop Trading firm To top HF?Hey Guys!
I'm planning to join a shitty prop <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> firm with my capital allocation, and will be getting series 57, 20:1...||Bill Ackman||11||2 days 8 hours ago|
|+1||Friend Says He Made $40K Off Commission For Raising Capital. Is this possible?Hey Monkeys,
A friend recently told me about a part-time role he had at a local VC firm - the market cap of the portfolio companies is upwards of $1,2B. He told me that in his role, his job was to raise capital from investors for the firm, and he earned commission (I don't know what %)....||GTMonkey||11||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||UFC 205 Eddie Alvarez vs McGregor (Who wins?)UFC 205 tonight. You have Connor McGregor moving up in weight class to challenge lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez. The event actually won't be in Vegas this time but in New York (Madison Square Garden).
I saw McGregor's last fight against Nate Diaz, which ended up going the...||dchd9||11||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||How to "Just be Cool (JBC)" and not being weird? Hello folks,
I am currently a sophomore at a non-target in the process of networking. As an add-in, I am also an international student, so at times, I would have a hard time understanding jokes.
Going through the networking and interviewing, I understand being cool and not being weird are...||DimSumtakeout||10||1 week 23 hours ago|
|+1||Summer Analyst Positions still AvailableDear All
I'm currently a Junior at a semi-target, and I'm in a bit of a predicament. I've had superdays with 3 firms till date, and unfortunately, due to a combination of maybe not being as well prepared as my competition or just being unlucky, I've failed to convert any...||Pierre Ortiz||10||5 days 1 hour ago|
|+1||Reaching out after an interview Had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/tag/superday">superday</a></span> interview last week and haven't heard anything back. Reached out to HR this morning and they haven't got back to me.
The interview...||Hbmonkey9||10||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||HSBC IBD Asia (HK) - Any info?Hi, does anyone have information on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...||IBDnoMad||10||5 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||Looking for advice from strangers re career pathSo I graduated this past summer with a shitty Liberal Arts degree from a decent school (T25 public). I started working at a primary research firm 4 months ago. I work in the hedge fund vertical, our clients are primarily Tiger cubs. We don't do <span...||Eminis||10||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Reneging on a back office FT analyst job for a boutique IB offer?Hey guys, I recently interned in the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-back-office-BO">back office</a></span> at a large commercial bank and ending up taking a full time job offer there a...||jbc32||10||4 weeks 5 hours ago|
|+1||Twin Cities healthcare financeCurrently work in healthcare leveraged finance and looking to move to Minneapolis Saint Paul for personal non work reasons. I'd like to stay in the same role ( healthcare lev fin), but haven't found any shops that do that there. Anyone know of any? Any related opps (funds etc)? Has to...||bigtree53||10||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Cold Email Question....Are Monday Mornings really that bad?Title says it all. Ive seen mixed responses with this. Wanted to hear some opinions.
Is a 7am Monday Morning email really that bad to do? In terms of success rate?
Thanks guys||bobo91||10||1 week 5 days ago|
|+1||Financial Analyst or Big 4I am starting of my career graduating from a non-target school with two different options and could really use some advice. One option is from a Fortune 100 tech company as a financial analyst role, and from reading the description it looks exactly like an FP&A role (P&L forecasting,...||JG23||10||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Maryland Masters in FinanceI am currently a civil engineering graduate from the University of Maryland, College park seeking to return to school to break into finance. I hopefully want to enter the <span class='keyword_link'><a...||TerpEngineer202||10||1 week 3 days ago|
|+1||Return offer, different group?I'm interning at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge bracket</a></span> in NYC this summer. I was wondering if I earn a return offer, would it only be group...||CornellUgrad||10||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||How knowledgeable is President-Elect Trump about technical aspects of development?At a ULI breakfast this morning, a panelist declared "Trump is not a real-estate guy; he's a marketing and reality-show guy"
Do you think that's true? Do you think Ivanka and Don are really involved in the acquisitions process and follow the market?||FrankThaTank||9||2 weeks 6 days ago|
|+1||Success stories of anyone who recruited for PE as a 2nd year IB analyst?Curious to see how the process differs if you did not recruit during your first year and decided you want to do PE during your 2nd year. How much does top/mid bucket make a difference when talking to recruiters as a 2nd year? Should you disclose your base and bonus if it isn't the highest...||MonkeyShenanigans||9||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||William Blair Chicago vs Harris Williams Boston vs Lincoln International ChicagoThe title pretty much says it all. I've been researching/thinking this entire weekend about this and I'm quite stuck between WB and HW. Any input greatly appreciated.||Cavebear3000||9||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Have you been able to correct duck feet at the gym?I have been working out for a while now but I've noticed lately that my left foot turns out slightly, and my right foot a little less slightly when I'm lifting. I believe this is known as duck feet. Has anyone else been able to get rid of this issue?||MarcTheMarc||9||30 min 18 sec ago|
|+1||Real Estate Modeling CoursesI'm thinking about getting a real estate modeling course for Christmas this year and have a few questions. For some reference I am a senior now and have signed to work in CRE Lending at a large bank next year. Aside from the practical used, I am also just kind of a nerd and enjoy learning...||pipeking||9||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Stifel 2017 Summer AnalystHi,
Has anyone heard back regarding a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/tag/superday">super day</a></span> for the <span class='keyword_link'><a...||jaydal88||9||3 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||Deciding on Offer from Wells FargoHi everyone, I'm currently a sophomore at a top 20 business school looking to go into investment banking next year. I just got an offer for the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells...||Wolserbian||9||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||What Happened to Barclays Sophomore Skills Program?So I checked online and could not find it anywhere but they had it last year. Did they cancel it? ||BillBelichick37||9||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||JPM HK or MS SG? Both for SA IBDSee title. Which offer would you take? <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/morgan-stanley">MS</a></span> is generalist/SEA coverage. Am considering recruiting FT for NY after SA. ||Jumbotron||9||5 days 4 hours ago|
|+1||Duke MMS program chances&perspectivesHey guys! Need some advice from you. I am an international candidate thinking about applying to the Duke MMS program. What chances do you think I have to get a place there and get a scholarship with the following profile:
Undegrad GPA 3.55 (from a top notch business school in Russia, majoring...||Tony9||9||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||All Hong Kong S&T SA Summer 2017 This is for those recruiting for HK S&T SA 2017 to share their progress in the recruitment process. Feel free to share your interview experiences as well. ||seekingomega||9||4 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||How to keep my head-up?Hey guys,
I've been at my consulting firm (more like staff-aug) for nearly three years now and I honestly hate it. I've been applying and got some interviews, but didn't walk away with any offers. I got another rejection email yesterday at a firm that I thought I had and it...||TheKid1||9||3 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||Is the SAT important? Wall Street Says Yes. Below is a snippet of a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> job posting requirement for an Associate role.
REQUIRED BACKGROUND: **Resumes without SAT...||steven23234||9||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||I WANT TO MOVE OUT OF INTERNAL AUDITI just finished my undergrad, and am currently enrolled in a two year rotational program for Internal Audit (4 months in). I feel i may have made a mistake, as i eventually want to move out of IA after the program, and make the jump into the finance world, or anything outside of IA really...||aspiringprofess...||9||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Personal RE InvestmentsI know we all primarily speak of the large transactions and development going on throughout the country, but how many of you actually have your own personal real estate investments/portfolio? I've spoken to a few colleagues who have their own small portfolio of smaller MF complexes or a...||GLCRE||9||6 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||Morgan Stanley Global Capital Market 2ed Round InterviewHi, my fellows! I just get the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/morgan-stanley">Morgan Stanley</a></span> Global Capital Market 2ed Round Phone Interview invitation in Asia. First round is more about the...||Zoe-Cheng||9||4 days 14 hours ago|
|+1||Non-Target Shop/School = No Chance?Hi guys,
I am currently an intern at a small PE firm. I am getting good experience with acquisitions and deals.
A co-worker recently spoke with the VP of a big bank, and he told him to not even try getting in the industry because he is coming from a no-name shop (our PE firm where we...||ifailedfinance||9||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Anyone Have Experience Interviewing for Rothschild NY?Would love any insight into what <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/rothschild" target="_blank">Rothschild</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Ixens||9||4 days 6 hours ago|
|+1||HFF/Eastdil Viability in DownturnA lot of questions have been asked about CRE brokerage in general, but I'm looking for much more specific discussion. I currently work at a well-known asset manager (real estate FoF; one and a half years in) and am looking to make a move to real estate brokerage, specifically investment...||BraveSock||8||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||GS thinks finance students are boring Opinions?
[quote]Should you study finance or liberal arts if you want to get into Goldman Sachs? Jeff Goldenberg, a long-standing Goldman Sachs partner and head of portfolio strategy in Goldman’s private wealth management group, has come firmly down on the side of liberal arts.
In an...||Matrick||8||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||BIWS - Accounting FundamentalsHi,
I am about to purchase the BIWS <span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://gv142.isrefer.com/go/wso15/wsoasis/" target="_blank">Excel</a></span> & Financial Modeling Fundamentals Course. Therefore I wonder, if the accounting...||Karlito||8||2 days 8 hours ago|
|+1||Help - JP Morgan vs. Wellington Management Research Hi all,
Here's my situation: I have an offer for JP sell-side research. I also have a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/tag/superday">super day</a></span> with Wellington for <span...||BellerophonCadmus||8||5 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||IBD Offer decision help-Expiring soon<span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/jpmorgan-chase">JPM</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...||waterliliy6||8||5 days 4 hours ago|
|+1||MS Finance after MBA?Hello,
Does it make sense to do an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/morgan-stanley">MS</a></span> in Finance after an MBA with finance concentration?
Also, my undergrad was in commerce. I'm in the top...||niv||8||3 days 14 hours ago|
|+1||Rotational versus set-roleI am currently in a strategy and finance role with a F500 company and looking to move sectors. I am trying to move to a different sector in which I have more interest and was able to secure two offers, both with F500 companies. One is a well-known, established mid-career rotational program with...||Fawkesworth||8||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Best CFA Mock ExamHello everyone,
I planning to take the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/cfa-training-free-trial-learn-signal" target="_blank">CFA</a></span> Level I exam in December and want to take a few mock exams...||JoeAM||8||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Where to travel to?I am going to start a FT IB role in early January 2017 and I want to travel for ~2-3 weeks before then. I have not traveled anywhere substantial outside the US besides Mexico, and I want to make these 2-3 weeks really count and hit as many cool places as possible. I am willing to spend up to...||RJ Richard||8||1 day 9 hours ago|
|+1||Recent MBA grad looking for PERE JobI am a recent MBA graduate from INSEAD looking to get a job in real estate private equity, ideally in acquisisitons/underwriting, and I am very flexible geographically. INSEAD is a perennial top 5 or 10 school, globally, but is not always well known in the United States. I was a commercial real...||[email protected]||8||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Dual internships. Conflict of interest? I'm currently a sophomore at a non-target with a 3.8 GPA and prior internship experience on an algo <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> desk at a fintech...||EdGeinMaitreD||8||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||Exit Opps into PE from RBCHey guys,
So I will be doing <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/rbc-royal-bank-of-canada">RBC</a></span> IB in NY after graduation, and I'd like to do PE after banking ideally. So which groups at RBC have...||therealgekko||8||1 day 18 hours ago|
|+1||Recourse vs Non-RecourseHow rare are recourse loans vs non-recourse loans in terms of percentages of total CRE loans(e.g 50%Recourse, 50%Non-Recourse)? ||Jl6083||8||2 days 4 hours ago|
|+1||What will be a good question when they ask you " do you have any question?" at the end of interview.Hi, I am a new graduate want to break into IB. I am always wondering what should ask interviewer at the end of interview. I don't know if you guys mind can share some sample question?||xiangyc||8||4 days 1 hour ago|
|+1||reneging tier 2 ibd offer for tier 1 ibd offerreceived offer a while ago at a tier 2 for ibd so I signed and accepted the offer, however recently have been made an ibd offer at a tier 1 (<span class='keyword_link'><a...||Grylls||8||2 weeks 6 days ago|
|+1||Is Rates Trading dead?I recently accepted a position in a rotational program at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> in Sales and Trading. I always had an interest in the more...||riptide989||8||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||BMO Thoughts Anyone have information on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/bmo-capital-markets" target="_blank">BMO</a></span> groups, culture, exit opps, chi vs ny? Appreciate any helpful advice.||uchicago321||8||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Western Dress BootsWhat do you guys think about wearing black western dress boots to work? I love my Lucchese's, and I can't help but ponder the concept of wearing some dress boots to work. I obviously work in the South, or I wouldn't bother asking. What are your thoughts? How acceptable? How high...||Marginal Benefit||8||2 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||How fucked am I? Please help me plan how to get out of consulting and into PE. So, the prodigal son returns. I was on "the track" (a la the leveraged sell out article) but I fucked up and decided I wanted a "work life balance" and to go "travel around".
I'm currently an M7 undergrad right now and I have a few consulting offers, though...||a7b9c13||8||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Should I Transfer Or StayHad thoughts on possibly transferring lately. Currently a sophomore at Michigan State University. Got a 4.0 GPA freshmen year and currently headed toward a 4.0 for this semester. Extracurricular wise currently the Sophomore Class President and involved with Student Government. SAT score mediocre...||Duhdo||8||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||Using LinkedIn To Contact A Hiring Manager ? Too Taboo ?For professional experience jobs (not grad role), would it be a good idea to send an email / LinkedIn message to seniors within departments that I am looking to break in to ?
Theres not many roles up in my niche area at the moment, the few that are available tend to be too senior - & the...||BacksonThunder||8||2 days 2 hours ago|
|+1||MSF vs work at small firm then MBAI am a current senior at a complete non-target. I know it's early and could have more offers by graduation but my situation is this. I am considereing doing a MSF from Vandy, USC, <span class='keyword_link'><a...||abauscher||8||1 week 22 hours ago|
|+1||Best snowboarding spotsI'm a fan of snowboarding, but I didn't start until a few years ago. I want to plan my winter out so I need some ideas on the best spots to find a bad-ass run. What's your favorite spots to hit the slopes?
I've been mostly on the East Coast to places like Catamount and the...||iBankedUp||8||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Incentives to become a REIT What incentives are their for a company to become a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-real-estate-investment-trust-reit">REIT</a></span>? In other words, how does a company like ProLogis...||NYCRE18||8||1 day 3 hours ago|
|+1||How to utilize $100k cashHi, our family will be receiving about $180k. We are trying to figure out what to do. I am 59 years old and don't have much saved up for retirement (only about $30k in IRA account). We still owe about $183k in mortgage and have credit card debt of $50k (not paying too much interest as I...||gpb||8||21 hours 32 min ago|
|+1||IBD with Political Sciecne possible?Hi
Is it possible to work as Investment Banker (M&A) when you have a Political Science Degree?
I want to work for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs">GS</a></span>, Rotschild, J.P Morgan,...||george1234987||7||4 weeks 1 hour ago|
|+1||Forbes Interview - Warren Buffett & Jay-ZI don't know if that has been posted before, but apparently Steve Forbes interviewed Warren Buffett and Jay-Z. While probably not the most educational in terms of finance, it is unwillingly comical to put these guys in the same room.
I wasn't aware...||Matrick||7||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||BMO v Macquarie Generalist offers at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/bmo-capital-markets" target="_blank">BMO</a></span>(chi) and <span class='keyword_link'><a...||uchicago321||7||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||Need help with forecast - EBITDA, RevenueHi, may I know how can I forecast <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-earnings-before-interest-tax-depreciation-and-amortization-EBITDA">EBITDA</a></span> when there is not enough information...||chuching||7||2 hours 30 min ago|
|+1||Does Anyone Compete Athletically?I'm hoping to start training for a cycling race in the spring and wondered if anyone else does any sort of competition. Careers in finance obviously aren't the most hobby accommodating (I guess I shouldn't complain since I'm in AM), so finding multiple times a week to put in...||SeekingSpread||7||2 hours 40 min ago|
|+1||Goldman Sachs London vs. Morgan Stanley NY IBD SADear Monkeys,
I would like to know the pros and cons of choosing NY over London. Obviously, both are excellent <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">internships</a></span> but...||DinhoGaucho||7||4 days 22 hours ago|
|+1||KKR Credit - Special SituationHello everyone,
Does anyone know anything about <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/kohlberg-kravis-roberts-co">KKR</a></span>'s Special Situation Group under its credit division? It seems like there is...||hcet||7||4 days 15 hours ago|
|+1||Accounting F150 -> MBA (Profile Evaluation) Stats:
Age: Recently turned 24
GPA: 3.1ish (general upward trend with really low 2.76 in final year)
Ugrad: Top Canadian University (Bachelors in Accounting)
<span class='keyword_link'><a...||syousuf3||7||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Negotiate Signing Bonus?In my 4th and final year of undergrad and received a full-time consulting offer from a big 4 firm. There is nothing regarding a signing bonus on the offer, so I am wondering if it is appropriate to negotiate for one or not. It is my only offer, so I am not looking to use it as leverage, per se....||threeputpar||7||2 weeks 20 hours ago|
|+1||Future of Energy Trading?Hey all,
I am a recently graduated electrical engineering (power systems) student with an interest in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/tag/energy-trading">energy trading</a></span>. During college, I interned at a...||EnergyConsultant||7||1 day 20 hours ago|
|+1||Rezoning Investment StrategyI'm not really too familiar with development so sorry if this kind of sounds simplistic and dumb. But have you guys ever seen someone acquiring single family homes in a supply constrained market immediately after a rezoning decision has been made? E.g. part of Queens/Brooklyn gets rezoned...||Pokemon Master||7||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+2||What would you think of an attractive woman with braces?So I had braces when I was a Freshman in high school until my junior year but I later lost my retainer on a vacation and my teeth have since shifted. I am now, at the ripe age of 25, considering getting them again. I am an otherwise very attractive woman (it's true).
I considered...||SaraHampar||7||1 day 19 hours ago|
|+1||Looking the partI will soon be a first year associate for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/jpmorgan-chase">JP Morgan</a></span>. However, I have to look the part. I need some advice on what brand and color suits I should wear...||Standupguy||7||1 week 6 days ago|
|+1||Masters in Data & AnalyticsSo I will be applying to a Masters Program that is paid for by my employer. However, the program is in Data & Analytics at either Villanova or Ohio State. I'm unsure of the careers that can be followed with a Masters in D&A and was hoping someone could chime in. The company will...||American Pharaoh||7||5 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Summer Internship Before Full-time MBB RecruitingHi guys,
I am currently a Junior at a target school assessing options for this coming summer. I want to pursue <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/consulting-case-interviews">MBB</a></span> during full-time...||ckray529||7||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Angelo gordon AM opportunity - Need advice!Having an opportunity at AG's AM group for their opportunistic fund. The job description is vague, but can anyone share some insights on what their AM group does? Is it operational level or strategic level AM? And will it help with transition to the acquisition group?
Below is the job...||lluuwang||7||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Citadel vs Google offer adviceHi Everyone,
I got an offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/citadel-investment-group" target="_blank">Citadel</a></span> FTAP and Google (for Software Developer position)
<span...||Steve-Lee1234||7||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||How to get seeded, we are actually delivering 50% a year based on back-studies that shows the same How to get seeded, we are actually delivering 50% a year based on back-studies that shows the same )||fadi abdo ||7||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||6 Months of Free Time - What to Do?Hey guys,
So basically I'm a current senior graduating a semester early. I still don't have a job yet despite having <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Detox15||7||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Monogram REIT (NYSE: MORE) - Trying to find out moreMonogram <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-real-estate-investment-trust-reit">REIT</a></span> the old -Behringer Harvard Multifamily REIT I. Does anyone know if they are a good/smart...||SMU_L1848||7||4 days 3 hours ago|
|+1||Big Four Transaction Services vs Corporate DevelopmentWanted to get some insights on potential career move - I currently work in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span>'s Transaction Services group and...||AccountingGolf||7||1 week 3 days ago|
|+1||Severance pay, Cap Structure, Cost of Capital - Should "Accrued Severance pay" be included in Debt?Hi all,
1. I am calculating a cost of debt for a company that has a significant position "Accrued severance pay" on its liabilities side (6% of all liabilities).
Should these be included in Debt in calculating the cost of capital, that is in calculating the proportions...||calculator||7||1 day 11 hours ago|
|+1||Use of leverage depending on risk profile (core, core-plus, etc)Looking at this question in the context of a large institutional source of equity (i.e. direct pension fund investment such as CalPERS, STRS, etc).
In the current market, is utilizing leverage for core investments appropriate? Non-core? ||egold70||7||1 week 3 hours ago|
|+1||Background Check Question - listed a super unofficial internship and proof required? UrgentHi there,
I've been lucky enough to get an offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs">GS</a></span>. Got my offer letter today and saw the background check thingy and was told I would...||Candyman12||7||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||IB interview question : size premium when calculating the cost of equityHi everybody,
Had this question during an interview (M&A internship)... did not answer excatly.
When calculating the cost of equity (<span class='keyword_link'><a...||Prixn||7||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Seeking one more for 3 BDR Apartment in NYC - Jan 2017Me and my boy from college are seeking to move to Manhattan - I work in IB, he does <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span> Audit
Looking at 3bdr...||Uncle Drew||7||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||How to think about Growth Equity vs. Traditional PE?What are the key differences between each in terms of what you learn, what you do, and how you should think? Have read about the differences (G.E. being more early stage, less debt, etc) but am struggling to understand how different the job would be at a growth equity vs. traditional PE. Or...||zentiger||7||1 week 5 days ago|
|+1||New WSO ServerHey guys! We are changing our server to a faster one so we'll be in read-only mode for the next couple hours.
We'll be back soon.
Thanks!||WallStreetOasis.com||7||5 days 54 min ago|
|+1||PE Fund of Funds Co-investments and Secondaries Analyst Exit Oppsfjasd;flkajsdfa;sldkfjasd;flkjasdf;lakjsdf;alskdjfa;lsfjas;ldfjkas;dlfkjasd;flkjasdf;lkajsdf;
Thanks||fjdkasdflkj||7||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Modeling tests/case studies to share? I'm just beginning the recruiting process at a number of PE shops and wanted to ask if anyone is willing to share some modeling tests/case studies? I want to brush up on my skills. Happy to share what I have as well.||PEjunkie||7||3 days 16 min ago|
|+1||Discounted Cash Flow - Adjusting GrowthHi All,
This is probably a stupid question. But is it normal for the valuation of a company using a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-discounted-cash-flow-DCF">DCF</a></span> to go down...||LearningJ||7||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Starting a Career in Investment SalesI recently graduated college and I'm considering an offer to work under a top investment sales agent in a big market (salaried role with potential for commission). The only problem is this is for a regional firm that is not well known outside the market I am currently in.
I'm on...||BDonger CRE||7||1 week 3 days ago|
|+1||Asked to Cancel Vacation for Deal?Hi All,
Posting under a burner account for anonymity, I'm usually fairly regular around WSO. Anyways, have a prospective question for everyone on this forum. I'm an Associate at a small lower MM PE firm(3 Partners, 2 Associates), been here for about a year now, performance has been...||mrburn451||7||3 days 2 hours ago|
|+1||IBD Associate (TMT) vs Corp Dev Associate (Tech/Media)tl;dr: Assessing career next steps. Pros / cons of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span> associate vs. Corp dev.
Like many of you, I've been...||exlurker||7||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||What are your thoughts on pension funds?Hi everyone,
First time posting in this section, but been an active reader.
I'm currently a mid-level associate at a <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Kh3ats||7||1 day 10 hours ago|
|+1||2 offers: which one to take?Big 4 senior here, and have been looking to make a transition into an fp&a role. I've gotten two offers so far, and looking for some opinions on which one to take. Comp is similar between them, so not as much of a factor.
Offer 1) Financial Analyst role at a midsize (just over half...||romborama||7||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||Which schools for master in finance in europe? I have a 3.0 GPA, major in finance, minor in statistics. Which schools should i apply to for MSC Fin? (EUROPE)||fabpierre13||7||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Email analysis- Is this an offer?**Applied for this position through my school's career services direct link and have completed all rounds of the interview process. Just received an email from the HR a couple of days ago, anyone know if this email suggests that an offer is coming? Thanks! **
Thank you for your interest...||Xujn15||7||6 days 9 min ago|
|+1||Cornerstone vs Capital OneHi everyone. I have two offers that I am considering. One from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/cornerstone-research" target="_blank">Cornerstone Research</a></span> and one from <span...||Toview22||7||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Should I add family office experience on resume? Would it be a good idea to add this temp/contract position I had for three months at a family office that makes private equity investments? Would it be frowned upon? This is really just for having an updated resume ready for IB positions. *Assuming I have relevant <span...||cashfl0w||7||3 days 3 hours ago|
|+1||Big 4 vs "no name" Boutique M&AHey everybody,
I'm currently applying/interviewing for M&A <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">internships</a></span> (in Frankfurt, since I am in Germany). Would you...||Marty McFly||7||1 day 11 hours ago|
|+1||Cornell Hotel School Hey everyone,
I'm at Cornell in the ILR school and I am thinking about transferring into the Hotel school because I genuinely like the hospitality education. However, my goal is IB/Trading and I know people break into those fields from all the colleges at Cornell, and especially at Hotel...||Lmao I'm Dead||6||2 days 52 min ago|
|+1||Calculating Cost of EquityHi,
Bit new to all this and just looking for some help with a problem I have, which relates to determining whether a company should finance an expansion in a new market using equity or debt. Information I have about the company includes current share price, market capitalisation, P/E, ROE,...||SKBHD||6||1 week 5 days ago|
|+1||CRE Debt Questions/DiscussionI’d like to learn more about CRE debt and thought it would be helpful to start a thread here to share knowledge and ask questions. Here are some questions to get the discussion going. Hoping some experts can chime in…
•In CRE acquisitions, what are the typical sources of debt used...||Ricky Sargulesh||6||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Would life be better if I just become a bartender?I've had a pretty good time in college so far, even at one of the top schools, and I come to realize through <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">internships</a></span> that I...||MajorKey||6||1 hour 37 min ago|
|+1||Which is more prestigious: investment consulting vs private bankHey,
I've seen a similar thread discussed before, though I want to specifically ask a question regarding exit opps and career trajectory.
I go to a southern target, and have an option to join <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Virginia.90||6||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Any Consultants in Austin or Denver?Hi all,
I'm currently a NYC based strategy consultant, but considering making a geographic move in the next 2-3 years. Austin and Denver are very high on my list, but have some concerns about the smallish airports as I am on a typical M-Th travel schedule.
Is anyone based in either...||Mr. Bob Dobalina||6||2 days 6 hours ago|
|+1||Moving From Canada to Philly...Any Advice?Hi Everyone!
I am living in Canada but will be moving to Philadelphia early 2017. Wanted to reach out to Philly natives for some advice:
1) Was considering renting a place in University City....sticking within easy/short commute to UPenn. Keep getting mixed advice about how far into...||Lafanador01||6||2 hours 44 min ago|
|+1||"Operationally-Focused" PE Associate Roles - Marketing Chimera or Great Opportunity? **Are there any private equity associate roles where you can gain genuine "operational" experience? Or is this all B.S.?**
Private equity funds like making the claim that they are "operationally focused" and that they do not solely rely on financial engineering to generate...||BobbybananamA||6||4 hours 18 min ago|
|+1||Recruiting cycle for ERWhen is the recruiting conducted for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">ER</a></span> full-time starting positions (at <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Kevin25||6||1 day 6 hours ago|
|+1||[Citi/BAML] NYC vs. [MS/GS] HK for SAAfter fucking up what limited EB/MF interviews I had, seems like I'll be choosing one of the two options in the title for next summer. If my goal is to upgrade come FT recruiting, which one should I choose? I am bilingual/bicultural and have no geographic preference regarding lifestyle....||throwaway338||6||4 weeks 1 hour ago|
|+1||Brokerage out of college? Wheres best to startIf someone wanted to get into brokerage right after graduating, where is the best market and shop to do so?
For those that have done so- how was comp? Just commission at first? Was this difficult?||timofay||6||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Stub bonus - Jan/FebFor the firms that pay them, how much are they typically and how much is dependent on performance or are they fairly standardized given the minimal amount of time you've been with the company? Are there buckets like with your full year bonuses? If you perform mid/bottom are you written off...||chestnutxyz||6||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||What Elite Venture Investors read every morningAwesome interactive data included: https://public.tableau.com/views/TheMost-ReadBlogsofTheBestVCsintheWorld/Story1?:embed=y&:display_count=yes
[quote]The blog recommendations were dominated by a few very popular blogs/newsletters:
AVC by Fred Wilson
No surprise here, Wilson is a...||Matrick||6||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||Advice to Lateral into Investment Banking?Hey guys,
I'm a senior at a non-target state school and tried my luck at FT IB recruiting this semester. Although I wasn't a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer...||NonTargetRecruit||6||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||What would you do?Quick question for everyone on here. I was offered a boutique IB internship for the summer, but it is unpaid. I have opportunity with another boutique IB which is paid but not until late January. The problem is the internship that is unpaid wants an answer before January. Do I risk saying no to...||wallstreet1||6||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Is Johns Hopkins a total non-target?High school senior here. At the moment, I'm looking to pursue a career in finance. My high school is located close to Johns Hopkins and I heard that they like lacrosse players (I'm not recruited or anything), so I like my chances of getting into Hopkins compared to other top...||crabcakessuck||6||18 hours 54 min ago|
|+1||Faithless ElectorsSo how many republican electors are going to deflect and not cast their vote for the Donald when given the opportunity in December? There is so much division in the party that this scenario could very well become a reality. There are already a few lined up
<p>Though to be fair there is...||Going Concern||6||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Do (E)Boutiques bring capital to deals?Hi all,
I was just wondering about the following: In what way do places like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/lazard">Lazard</a></span>, <span class='keyword_link'><a...||silverace||6||2 days 7 hours ago|
|+1||MBB Rescinding Internship OfferHi
I'm a college junior who was offered a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://tinyurl.com/3qtvcjr" target="_blank">McKinsey</a></span> internship in their New York office for this summer. I go to a pretty hard school (think...||mbb-and-chill||6||2 hours 10 min ago|
|+1||Which type of brokerage to utilize? 20-40 Unit MF complexAlthough this may be obvious to some, if one were to want to invest in a MF complex with about 20-40 units, what type of brokerage should one start creating relationships with to start combing through poential deals? Is HFF/M&M/Cushman way too big for those sorts of properties?||CTLax45||6||1 week 5 days ago|
|+1||Fidelity Equity Research freshman summer?Hey guys, so I am well aware of the difficulty of getting any relevant <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">internships</a></span> as a freshman. But a close family relation is a...||TheAvidInvestor||6||3 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||What is the difference between advisory and consulting? As the title suggests, what is the difference between those two? I am college student looking for a career at consulting but get confused between those two areas, especially at the case of <span class='keyword_link'><a...||PeterGUO||6||2 days 7 hours ago|
|+1||IBD Interview Question: Can Enterprise Value be negative?I was asked by the interviewer if the enterprise value can be negative. I answered that if cash is larger than the sum of debt and market capitalization, enterprise value will be negative. However, the interviewer said that cash is already included in equity.... Not sure what he really wanted to...||VanPro||6||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||30 year old at a loss of what to do with lifeContent minimum length is set to 100 characters. 51 to go. 41 to go. 33 to go. 21 to go. 11 to go. 1 to go. Content length (123) is fine. ||lawrence_of_arabia||6||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Morgan Stanley Non-Core SchoolsDoes anyone know if <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/morgan-stanley">Morgan Stanley</a></span>'s <span class='keyword_link'><a...||duckjones2||6||4 weeks 15 hours ago|
|+1||Had first round with WF FAP, denied second, but just now emailed for another round? Title says it all, but I should note that I have already accepted a TS job at a big 4. What would you do?||ThomasCrowne||6||4 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||How many companies do you know?Hi all,
I'd like to hear a few numbers about how many companies you cover on a regular basis, how many companies you get to know per year (which means you know them so that you could recommend the company for investing).
And, do you think it is efficient to get know as many companies...||hedgetrader||6||1 week 1 day ago|
|+1||Is Calculus One enough?Hey all,
I am a freshman at a pretty good semi-target school that only requires Calculus I for it's Finance/Business Major. Once I finish Calc 1 I could be done with traditional math courses for the rest of my college career. I was just wondering if I should consider taking more math...||Ukulele||6||4 days 9 hours ago|
|+1||Off-Cycle Internship helpHello Guys,
So I am currently a Junior wanna join IB industry. I applied for 100's of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span> but have had no luck, not even a...||Ahsan.Shaikh||6||1 day 15 hours ago|
|+1||ARGUS Enterprise CertificationHi guys. I know this has been talked about before regarding the Argus Enterprise certification. I'm a first year undergraduate and obviously looking to be in Real estate in the capital markets sector. Ive taken the 2 day Argus class and planning to take the exam for the certification soon....||SpookyDoor||6||1 day 18 hours ago|
|+1||William Blair Chicago VS RBC NYC SAThinking which one would be a better experience for Tech M&A? M&A within tech group and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/rbc-royal-bank-of-canada">RBC</a></span> has a M&A product group and...||gazguy||6||3 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||How hard is it to go from a financial controller role to MO?I was wondering if someone was lumped into <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-back-office-BO">back office</a></span> accounting, in a Financial controller role how hard is it to move...||pornflakes||6||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Applying for summer in the US?I am studying in the UK as undergrad, is it close to impossible to get a place in the US if I apply for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span> there instead of London?||trader.2||6||1 week 6 days ago|
|+1||Should I take it?I have an opportunity to interview within <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells Fargo</a></span>'s Commerical Real Estate group with the <span...||sdlkfdkdkl||6||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Citi versus Evercore both LondonHi Monkeys,
I received 2 FT offers as Analyst 1 in London <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span>:
- <span...||LSCmlt||6||1 day 1 hour ago|
|+1||Bad luck FT Recruitment, Delay Grad?Hey All,
I was unable to receive a FT investment banking offer this semester, and I am set to graduate in May 2017. I go to a target school, 3.5> GPA, good extra currics, and completed an S&T internship this summer at a top <span class='keyword_link'><a...||financeprospect||6||2 days 2 hours ago|
|+1||Do Firms Not Pay for Hotels?Do firms no longer pay to put you up in a hotel for Superdays? Call me entitled but I find it ridiculous that certain firms refuse to pay for any housing accommodations regardless of where they fly/bus you in from. At my last <span class='keyword_link'><a...||ModelzNBotelz||6||4 weeks 7 hours ago|
|+1||WSO Hedge Fund Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!<strong><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> Resume Announcement: WSO has released a <span class='keyword_link'><a...||WallStreetOasis.com||6||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||How much should I bend over backwards to schedule an interview?A firm proposed only a couple dates for me to come in for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/tag/superday">superday</a></span>. Problem is, I don't have any time those days between other interviews, classes, and...||pr3167||6||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||AM Internship Phone InterviewHi everyone,
I have a phone interview for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span> with an <span class='keyword_link'><a...||natewentworth||6||2 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||Hedge Fund vs. Long Only CompensationFrom reading articles and posts it seems that compensation at long/short hedge funds is typically thought to be quite a bit better (as in much more potential upside) than a long-only fund. However, as an example, if we assume both fund A, which is a typical long/short equity fund, and fund B,...||basketballbanker||6||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||CB>IB>CB???...Long story short, I started off my career at a MM commercial bank, and laterald about 6 months ago to a boutique IB and I am now thinking about going back to MM CB, but at a larger MM firm. I'd be making ~$70k all in first year at the CB in a low COL citywith 40 hour weeks, 20 paid days,...||SmallBoutique911||6||3 days 2 hours ago|
|+1||Lower position at BB vs Higher at BoutiqueHi all,
What would you recommend for a 2.X years small <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> analyst:
1. Move to a <span...||stth_167||6||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||MSF student - late decision on bankingHey guys,
I won't go into the full story, but I recently decided to go the banking route instead of consulting. I have a few years of data analytics experience and completed a small M&A competition this summer. I'll be graduating from my MSF program this spring. The school has a...||unfriend||6||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Morgan Stanley Phone Interview (RE)Have a phone interview with MSREI upcoming. Any insights on what to expect? Should I prepared for a lot of valuation-related questions? This is for Europe.||McLovin1||6||1 week 6 days ago|
|+1||Small PE shop with no associates so farDear monkeys,
I have been approached by a headhunter for an associate position at a smaller PE shop (AUM ~ 1 billion).
What really suprised me was the fact that they currently do not have any other associates: they have an investment team with 3 <span...||MCLundhill||6||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Should I join Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society?My situation is that I'm currently a graduating senior at a Big 10 school with a signed job offer already (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-back-office-BO">BO</a></span>/MO...||FatWanker69||6||3 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||Getting bouncebacks from Wells Fargo Cold-emailing.Anyone gotten this from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells Fargo</a></span>?
I used the formats posted on this site and found online. [email protected]||Quicky.Question||5||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||What are the typical restrictive covenants in hedge fund / asset management industry?What restrictive covenants do you have or have seen? Not work for 3 month, 6 months, 12 month for competition? What was your position? Paid (garden leave) or unpaid? Did you have or positive or negative experience? Did it hinder in any way your career transition? Was the restrictive covenant...||Paul.Mattheus||5||1 week 1 day ago|
|+1||BB Financial Analyst vs. Mizuho IB SA if End Goal is to Lateral to a Better Bank?Hey fellow monkeys,
I can either take a summer financial analyst position at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> or IB SA at <span...||Entrepreneur Hero||5||2 days 7 hours ago|
|+1||Application to MM bankHi guys, discovered WSO a while ago and benefited a lot from it since, thanks all for the great input!
Sorry I digress, as mentioned in title, I have a question about applying to an internship at a MM. To put things in context, I have recently accepted a <span...||f1ch6ala||5||5 days 11 hours ago|
|+1||Investment Banking to MBA FeederHey guys -
So I've been lucky enough to get a Summer Analyst offer at an M&A group at a bulge-bracket <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">investment bank</a></span>...||JohnDoe251192||5||3 days 1 hour ago|
|+1||HELP Off cycle internship: BNP Paribas ECM vs. MM IB M&A (HL/William Blair/Baird/Piper Jaff) (Both London)hello guys,
need some help as I currently have 2 offers for off cycle internship and I have to give the answer ASAP: <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/bnp-paribas">BNP</a></span> Paribas in Equity Capital...||TheVocalist||5||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||How limited are your choices if you have a 700+ GMAT and a 2.5 GPA (for Masters in Accounting)I've decided that I'd like to come out of the wood work of entrepreneurship and sales, and will begin to apply for Masters in Accounting either in the coming year or next year. I've taken the <span class='keyword_link'><a...||UTDFinanceGuy||5||1 day 7 hours ago|
|+1||Is an internship necessary for getting a FT offer in ER?I'm currently applying to MFin programs at top-10 schools (U.S.) and consider working in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">ER</a></span> or AM after the program.
My...||Kevin25||5||4 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Chances of getting into ER?Looking to potentially try to break into <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span>. My background is:
1) bachelor in finance;
2) master in accounting...||ProspectiveCD||5||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Is it normal to have 4 rounds of interviews at small boutique IBs?Just curious about the above question. If so, what's the most number of "formal" interviews anybody's had at a given firm (large or small)?
EDIT: Keep in mind I work full-time and all the taking off work to interview is not unnoticed...why can't 3 interviews be...||WallStreetJunkie123||5||3 weeks 23 hours ago|
|+1||Need an MBA to climb the ladder?It's all in the title .. Do people in PE need an MBA to get promoted to Principal, Partner after the associate stint?
It's a bit unclear what happens after the associate level, you do 2 years in IB as an analyst, 2 in PE as an associate, and then what? do you need to get an MBA to...||Morgan9800||5||2 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||Cold Calling or Cold E-Mailing?Bankers and PE people what is your preference? Would you prefer a cold e-mail or cold call from a student trying to get a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> position?||Zeppelin||5||3 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Information on Eastdil Secured Analyst hours/comp and its culture/reputation in the UK.Hello fellow primates,
Have just been invited to interview for an Eastdil Analyst position in the London office and I am seeking the standard comp/hours/exit opps info for this branch. I understand they are new to the UK so there might not be many of you out there with direct/indirect...||CunningFox||5||3 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||HR: "Still interviewing other candidates . . . what are your thoughts?"Recently I completed two rounds of interviews for a position I'm very excited about, whereby I met the whole team. I received several replies to my thank you notes, each indicating I'd hear back very shortly.
After more than a week of radio silence, I followed-up with one of the...||elephantastic||5||2 weeks 5 hours ago|
|+1||London All-In Analyst Comp?Just wondering if anyone has any info on London <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span> All-In <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Tosen||5||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Private Funds Advisory Group?Heard about this group briefly in the context of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/tag/moelis">Moelis</a></span>/<span class='keyword_link'><a...||Ixens||5||1 week 1 day ago|
|+1||Am I employable in finance?Hi everyone,
Below is my story, hoping to make a transition into finance from advertising, and just looking for a reality check:
- been out of school for 2 years
- studied economics at UofT, gpa just shy of 3.0
- freelanced throughout uni as a developer
- started an ad agency and signed...||Iceshift||5||2 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Best Team At Morgan Stanley?A "friend" has recently received an offer for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/morgan-stanley">MS</a></span> in NYC. Which team is considered the best there?
Is it the M&A or an industry sector...||Royals1234||5||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||I majored in biology and will pursue an MBA, how can I get into IB or PEI'm 26, majored in biology at a non-target undergrad (think Ohio State, Penn St. etc), did one year of a PhD in biology at a target grad (think Stanford, Yale, etc), and then quit the PhD program (scientific research wasn't for me) to work for a biotechnology start up for a year,...||5000meters||5||2 days 4 hours ago|
|+1||Extra semester after accepting FTHey guys, so I am in a weird situation. I accepted a ft offer at a top <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> where I interned this past summer. I am slated to...||OBJ||5||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Equity Research at a Bulge Bracket's Asset Management DivisionCan anybody provide color as to whether compensation for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span> within a <span...||Never a BanKer||5||1 week 6 days ago|
|+1||Summer Advice Needed Hey guys,
Need some advice for this coming summer. Have an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span> offer at an EB London office and also an offer...||stabilo||5||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Out of curiousity..Consulting into IB into PE - possible? In IB currently**Experience **
2.5 years of consulting (mix of operational, restructuring & IT strategy) at think <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span>,...||abnba||5||2 days 8 hours ago|
|+1||KeyBank SA vs Raymond James SAI need some advice on which firm to work for this summer in their <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span>. I would be able to get into Industrials at...||shields33rays||5||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Anyone else get those job rejection letters that say they'll get back to you if things change?I have gotten 3 of those, two from applications and one after an interview. It is a very interesting e-mail, and I am not sure if they really think that they will come back to me if they can't find anyone else.||The_Regulator||5||1 day 17 hours ago|
|+1||Black Friday Suit DealsHi all, have any of you heard of any good suit deals this black friday? Looking to expand the wardrobe.
Thanks! ||whatiswallstreet||5||1 week 18 hours ago|
|+1||Don't have any offers SA 2017Hi, everyone. I got a couple of first rounds with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/ubs-ag">UBS</a></span> and (<span class='keyword_link'><a...||BeginnerAtLife||5||3 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Fair Comp AdviceHi All,
Getting a promotion soon because I'm 2 years in. I want to make sure they aren't going to promote just for the title and there will be a fair comp associated with it. I know in the banks they do <span class='keyword_link'><a...||shootersix66||5||4 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||Is bschool worth it for me? I'm now 4 years out of college and am thinking about whether business school is in the cards for me. I'm having trouble thinking this through on my own and would love to hear anyone's opinions. My questions are whether there would be any direct benefits for my career, and if not,...||starfish2||5||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||chances? non-target, sub 2.8 gpa, volunteer firefighterQuick question.
So I'm in a very nice position where my work hours are not so bad as a software eng, and have the opportunity to join my local fire department as a volunteer firefighter. Which I plan doing.
what I'm asking is which profile makes me more attractive to m7+Yale...||PreMBAGrind||5||1 week 5 days ago|
|+1||delete this post -Curious question I had when I was on one of my insomniac late night searches through linkedin for people with a similar background as me who got into top MBA programs, I stumbled across a question; What are friends who drank almost everyday in Ugrad doing now? I was then, as if possessed like a...||PreMBAGrind||5||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Two different definitions of NWC?Need some clarity here
The common definition on the internet is current assets - current liabilities, plain and simple. But am I correct that this definition is irrelevant in finance/valuation?
In valuation, we use a modified verison of NWC that only includes cash / marketable securities...||zentiger||5||4 days 6 hours ago|
|+1||help! what should i do??I am currently a freshman at a non target 4 years university and I plan to transfer to a target school for my junior year. I am wondering if I should transfer to a community college first during my spring semester of freshmen year because I am able to save a lot of money and it will probably be...||lofty12345||5||5 days 2 hours ago|
|+1||Future of Investment Banking in AsiaHi Monkeys in Asia,
It seems like the outlook for Investment banking is pretty gloomy in Asia with news of Investment banking going on a downward spiral ([source](https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/investment-banking-activity-singapore-downward-082700057.html)) and Goldman sachs looking to...||JTJR||5||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||Anything still available? Junior URM Target 3.8GPATitle speaks for itself. Had a few interviews from hedge funds to consulting but no offers. I'm at a top 5 school, 3.8 GPA, boutique banking experience last summer with a return offer but I'm looking for a big name regardless of group within so I can leverage for an <span...||Rosario02||5||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Asset Management Lateral to Hedge Fund Hi Everyone,
Recently signed as a 1st year research associate at a large asset manager (think <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/fidelity-investments" target="_blank">Fidelity</a></span>/MFS/T Rowe)...||Group72||5||5 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||Is Networking Helpful at all for Goldman Sachs SA IB?I am a little confused regarding whether networking is helpful for any part of the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> interview process including...||Bepersistent||5||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Undergrad PE Analyst Exit to Other PE Firms/MBA?I've read a lot about the pros and cons of beginning your career in PE straight from undergrad on WSO (no IB/consulting experience), but is there anyone who can share their experiences exiting from one after a few years?
Particularly interested in those who jumped to another (larger)...||allweneedislove...||5||1 day 4 hours ago|
|+1||Maybe a stupid questionHi,
Lately I was thinking about a standard interview question. "Please tell me what happens to all 3 financial statements if COGS decreases by x units (in this case let's assume that x=10),
I think I have the answer but I would really appreciated if somebody can confirm / correct...||just.dan93||5||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Struck out in MBA FT recruiting - looking for advce2nd year MBA student at a top 15 program. recruited consulting and just couldnt seal the deal with any of the firms i interviewed with. on-campus full-time recruiting is pretty much over now and i'm wondering how to proceed next. i know there will be a lot of tech off-campus jobs that come...||i hate audit||5||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Cold Call/Email AdviceHi guys! Just wanted some advice about cold calling/emailing boutique banks and PE firms - what would be the right procedure for a successful cold call? (i. e. who should I reach out to specifically, how to make the introduction) I have been compiling a list of firms near the metro areas that I...||paperchasing||5||1 week 5 days ago|
|+1||MBB Credit Card & Alt TravelI have just accepted an offer from an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/consulting-case-interviews">MBB</a></span> firm. I understand there are forums out there on the topic of credit cards already, but I wanted...||ConsultingApplicant7||5||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||VP in BB IB Networking ProblemI networked with a alumni VP from a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> IB this summer and I emailed him through August and September, and talked on the phone...||papadelight||5||1 week 6 days ago|
|+1||Matching Dress Pants?So this is a question that I've seriously struggled to find a good answer for. This past summer, I interned in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span>...||Teller||5||3 hours 53 min ago|
|+1||Cross-Department Networking with Alumni. yay or nay?I am networking when I apply for positions at certain companies. I found an alum who is a vp of sales and I thought about reaching out to ask him how he likes the company and the city he lives in.
Given that I am taking a rather aggressive apply & say hi maneuver, I wonder if he would...||The_Regulator||5||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||BB IBD or corporate VCI have a strong corporate strategy background and am currently with a top tier financial services firm. Have an m7 mba as well.
If my goal is to be a buyside investor making a decent amount of money, is it better to go into banking and try to shoot for a MM PE/VC or go into a corporate...||hota-globe||5||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||London LevFin vs M&A Exit Ops/ Prestige (GS vs MS)As per the title, how do people rank exit ops of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Royals1234||5||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Does it matter how grey your suit is?Looking to buy a grey or charcoal suit, but there several variants. For example, you have light grey and dark charcoal. Does it matter how grey or the variant of charcoal your suit is? Can someone get away a light grey suit? I've attached an image that shows the variation.||JakeSill||5||1 day 1 hour ago|
|+1||Will this internship be useful? I got a marketing manager intern position at a small tech start-up that's experiencing a ton of growth right now. I work directly with the founders to bring new users to the site, and I also manage groups of younger <span class='keyword_link'><a...||MajorKey||5||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||How much does a great freshman and/or soph internship help?Say you had a freshman and soph <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">internships</a></span> at a bb or eb for ibd, how much of an advantage would you be at for junior recruiting? I...||ballin3201||4||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Drink Recs for the Upcoming HolidaysOne classic staple during the holiday dinner parties are the wines. However, this <a href="https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-21/beer-cider-and-wine-for-thanksgiving-when-wine-isn-t-enough">article</a> claims: [quote]cider, craft beer, and whiskey have been on...||imaginarynumber||4||1 day 1 hour ago|
|+1||"Incoming Summer Analysts" & "Rising Analysts" Am I in the wrong to think that these LinkedIn titles are incredibly tacky? I think this goes into territory beyond "pride in accomplishment"||IBERST||4||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Networking groups in NYCHey guys - anyone know of any good networking organizations to join in the NYC metro area? I know of ULI, NAIOP etc.
Any more social ones ones? I've heard of NYPEN||JimboUSC||4||2 weeks 10 hours ago|
|+1||Questions from a HS studentHello,
I'm currently a Junior in High School in Germany, who's thinking about pursuing a career in finance, more specific IB. I did some research and found out that it would be best for me to set my goal on an analyst position at a <span class='keyword_link'><a...||rosjo||4||1 day 11 hours ago|
|+1||Tax Credits - DevelopmentHow do you go about checking tax credits available for developing properties for a certain area to see if your project is eligible? Interested for a city in South Florida||CTLax45||4||2 weeks 6 days ago|
|+1||What is the biggest sin for an active manager?In a recent survey, readers of the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/cfa-training-free-trial-learn-signal" target="_blank">CFA</a></span> Institute Financial NewsBrief were asked, "What is the biggest sin...||scorpio20||4||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Could Anyone Lend Me A Hand With This Networking Strategy, Please?I am changing my job search strategy and am going to be reaching out to people prior to applying to a position in order to learn about the job, company and the people I would be working with. When
**My Action Plan**
I would probably reach out, then if they don't reply submit the...||The_Regulator||3||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Patrick Bateman IRLhttp://www.wsj.com/articles/former-bank-of-america-banker-found-guilty-of-murder-in-hong-kong-1478594100
"Former Bank of America Banker Rurik Jutting Found Guilty of Murder in Hong Kong"
"He had slit the throats of both women and put Ms. Ningsih’s body in a...||Equities_in_Dal...||3||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Trump's vow to repeal Dodd-Frank Hey guys, so obviously one of the main items of discussion on Donald Trump's agenda as president is to repeal Dodd-Frank. Many executives have acknowledged that one of the reasons for low productivity growth in this low interest rate environment has been the pile of restrictions, the...||TheAvidInvestor||3||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Learning Real Estate DevelopmentI'm working on furthering my knowledge and especially hard skills. I picked up a textbook on RE finance and investments, but I'm trying to find a textbook that focuses on development. Just something so I can learn the basics of what goes into development and be able to start talking...||D M||3||1 day 5 hours ago|
|+1||What's the biggest turnaround (personal or professional) you pulled off in your life, and how did you do it?Like the age-old cliche-but-quality interview question: "Tell me about a time you overcame adversity." Except you're pseudonymous on here and not battling HR. *Just saying.*||JYF||3||19 hours 58 min ago|
|+1||REIT/Private Market DisconnectEQR is down ~25% YOY yet it seems like luxury apartments in core markets (I can only attest for NYC) are completely unphased on price. Volume is down and properties are getting a handful of "real offers" as opposed to 20 but prices seem to be holding strong.
Is this sustainable? Do...||Pokemon Master||3||2 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||4 Skills for those going to/in collegeAn ex-Harvard admissions interviewer shares the 4 skills everyone should have by age 18.
<li>the ability to manage money</li>
<li>the ability to stay...||WheyOfLife||3||2 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Large Oil and Gas Company ValuationI was wondering if anyone had an example of a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-discounted-cash-flow-DCF">DCF</a></span>/NAV/etc. valuation they conducted on a large oil and gas company...||Paper Boi||3||4 hours 16 min ago|
|+1||CoStar vs. Real Capital AnalyticsMy current firm is looking to subscribe to some sort of real estate data service. As far as I know the two biggest players are CoStar and Real Capital Analytics. My previous firm had CoStar and I found their information to be a great starting point to get up to speed quickly on a particular...||picklemonkey||3||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+1||Help! Trying to Get my foot into the doorHello Guys,
So, I am currently a Junior studying finance wanting to go into Investment banking. I have been looking for internship for summer 2017 but so far I have had no luck. I have no previous experience in finance and I do not have much knowledge about <span...||Ahsan.Shaikh||2||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||Tesla Shareholders approve Solarcity AcquisitionAny thoughts with regards to the financial/legal implication(s) of this Acquisiton? Surely this won't end well.
[quote]Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors Inc. officially moved beyond cars and became a clean-energy company Thursday, as shareholders overwhelmingly approved the...||jackwestjr||2||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||How to stay motivated in a boring projecthello everyone, I recently joined a tier2 consulting firm in M&A advisory and got staffed on a very technical IT project. The client and team is very nice but I find the work really boring and it is affecting my motivation to do great in this project. Any advice on how to stay motivated when...||FighertsClub||2||2 days 23 hours ago|
|+1||Top B School from PE Fundraising/Private Placement/Placement Agent/Private Funds Group?Hey there,
I was wondering how top B-schools would perceive an analyst experience at a top bank (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/credit-suisse">Credit Suisse</a></span>, <span...||Quint101||2||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||What's holding you back from networking? #### **Reasons some people don't network:**
* They don't like it for several reasons
* They don't know how to get started
* They are afraid they will mess up
#### **What is keeping you from networking?** ||The_Regulator||2||2 weeks 44 min ago|
|+1||Increased ProductivityAccording to this <a href="https://www.fastcompany.com/3064480/work-smart/three-tips-from-a-neuroscientist-for-the-most-productive-multitasking">article</a> , three ways tips to increase productivity are to know your limits, take breaks, and to set reasonable expectations...||imaginarynumber||2||3 weeks 6 days ago|
|+1||Two quant interview questions (one stat, one programming) - need help!!!In statistics, linear regression refers to an approach for modeling the relationship between a scalar response variable and one or more explanatory variables.
a) How would you construct a small data set (less than 50 data points) with 2 explanatory variables, such that both explanatory...||sellisa||2||3 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||In-mailing HR after applying to a position?Too aggressive? Have any of you done this successfully? What did you say? I feel its a decent way to stand out but I'm not sure||vernge01||2||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||What is a good example of a charcoal colored suit?Looking to buy a charcoal colored suit, but haven't found a good example of it. People say stay away from black, but isn't charcoal close to black? can someone help me out?||JakeSill||2||1 day 4 hours ago|
|+1||IB Concern / Washington DCI am considering finance as a possible career path. My major concern is whether after working at a New York big bank for 3 years in IB would I be able to find any exit opportunities in the Washington DC area? I am OK with working in New York for a few years, but would ultimately like to return...||banker9876||2||6 days 6 hours ago|
|+1||For People Aspiring To Network..Use All Your ResourcesI found myself in a rather unique situation the other night and thought I would share with the WSO Network....
About a week ago I ran into a guy I used to live on the same floor with (freshman year) in the library bathroom. It was nice to see him as I haven't in a while and thought it...||HendrixBanker||2||1 day 23 min ago|
|+1||How Bruce Lee helps to inspire innovationChanced upon this article detailing some of Bruce Lee's teachings and thought that it contained some pretty useful quotes which we could all apply to our lives.
[quote] 1. "The medicine for my suffering I had within me from the very beginning, but I did not take it. My ailment came...||Young Wolf||1||6 days 20 min ago|
|+1||Where to intern during summer as a Freshman in College?Hello, so basically here's the problem. I'm a freshman in college and I live in NYC, currently I want to major as a Quant however I'm not sure how that's going to work for me or if I'll even be good at it. So basically I want to intern as something that'll help me...||Abdul-Wahab1||1||4 weeks 2 hours ago|
|+1||Resources to Learn about CRE?I am transitioning over to CRE from the residential side originating loans. I am curious as to any materials that would be beneficial for me to learn more about CRE similar to how <span class='keyword_link'><a...||FinancialBarn||1||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Which Books Should I Read if I Want to Work in a RE Fund as an Acquistions Analyst?I'm a junior analyst doing appraisals for a JLL, CBRE or C&W type of company and I am interviewing internally in order to move there next year. What would be the best way to prepare myself?||rebeubeu||1||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||The Trump Effect on Markets: A Financial (not a Political) Analysis!<div style="text-align: justify;">
<i>I have political views, but I try to keep them out of my classes and my blog posts. I teach and write about <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Aswath Damodaran||1||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||Top B School from Private Placement/PE Fundraising/Placement Agent/Private Funds Group?Hey there,
I was wondering how top B-schools would perceive an analyst experience at a top bank (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/credit-suisse">Credit Suisse</a></span>, <span...||Quint101||1||2 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||Who else loves vintage cars?I love old cars. I've owned a couple '60s Mustang Convertibles, an Alfa Romeo Spider and currently have a couple '70s Mercedes. What these cars lack in modern conveniences (Bluetooth, GPS, etc.), they more than make up for in driving experience and *fun*.
So, inspired by...||jackstraw001||1||5 hours 59 min ago|
|+1||Perella Weinberg Partners and Tudor, Pickering, Holt & co. to CombineThere were rumors that PWP was looking into TPH and it looks like those rumors have been proven to be true. See the following link: http://www.tphco.com/perella-weinberg-partners-tudor-pickering-holt-co-combine/
[quote] Perella Weinberg Partners (“PWP”) and Tudor, Pickering, Holt &...||RedRage||1||2 weeks 5 days ago|
|+1||best valuation website?hey everyone, I was wondering if anyone could suggest some websites or books that are good to learn how to value stocks? preferably using methods that HFs use... thanks!||oasiscactus||1||3 weeks 6 days ago|
|+2||Cyber Monday: $140 Joseph Abboud Suits (reg. $695)Hi Monkeys,
Today, Men's Wearhouse is doing 60% off on their clearance suits, which luckily happens to include a few from Joseph Abboud. I've picked out two suits that are $140-- charcoal and navy-- that are relatively safe choices for interviewing in, or for first or second year...||IlliniProgrammer||1||4 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||Biggest risk you've taken questionFor a Risk Management position, how would you answer the question "what is the biggest risk you've taken?" Would like some guidance. Thanks!||jewelrose||1||2 weeks 18 hours ago|
|+1||trump on markets and investment banks clientshow will trump winning affect the markets and global economy, and more specifically <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">investment banks</a></span> and their clients?
Thanks!||Grylls||1||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Trump Presidency and the Future of Wall Street (more specifically IBD)Hey guys,
Im sure that this has been already been explained throughout the past year but now that Trump will be the new president, what does this mean for Wall Street, investment banking (recruiting, upsizing, downsizing), PE, hedge funds etc? What can we expect? I know he talked about...||dannyboy786||1||3 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Paid Interns Get More Job OffersIn a report by WSJ's Shayndi Raice, paid <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">interns</a></span> get more job offers than unpaid interns. This doesn't come as a surprise...||American Psycho||1||3 days 23 hours ago|
|+1||What I've Done in my PE Internship So FarAs a way to give back to the community I decided to give a quick rundown of what I have been doing in my PE internship this summer. Being an undergrad, and seeing PE from the inside is definitely insightful. Everyone's internship will vary, but this is how mine is...||American Psycho||1||3 days 23 hours ago|
|+1||Exit Opps: LifeCo Lending vs. CMBS?Considering options here. I'm really interested in the debt side and would be happy with either place, but I was wondering if there are significantly different exit opps if I ultimately wanted to switch to another company or the equity side?||RawClaw||1||4 days 3 hours ago|
|+1||Hilarious Consulting Memes / TumblrHi guys,
Please enjoy this hilarious tumblr thread focusing on life as a management consultant. I found so many of these relevant.
http://whatshouldwecallmgmtconsulting.tumblr.com/||Jodiggaman||1||1 week 3 days ago|
|+1||Will a Trump win slow economic growth?The 2016 election is upon us, with many speculations about the effects of a win on either side. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span> claims that Trump's foreign policy, which...||scorpio20||1||4 weeks 21 hours ago|
|+2||If Wall Street Doesn't Work OutAs we conclude the recruiting season for SA positions, I know some people are still looking - have no fear Chiquita is still looking too
This jobs requires the same if not more hours than IB so - if you really love the hours - here's a great job for you...||BonanzaBanker||0||3 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||How big is your signature?TL;DR: Study finds that signature size signals sociable dominance and narcissism.
[quote]When you sign your name, do you like to fill the available space with bold strokes or is your personal scribble a more modest mark? A group of psychologists from Uruguay, the Netherlands and Curaçao say...||Matrick||0||1 week 2 days ago|
|+1||Janus Capital 2016 Investment OutlookNot sure if any of you monkey's subscribe to Bill Gross' investment outlook, but I thought it worth sharing and have attached the November 2016 write-up. Thoughts?
Are there any investment write-ups you subscribe to?||Brosef Stalin17||0||2 weeks 3 days ago|
|+1||Assassin's Creed MovieAnyone here excited for the Assassin's Creed movie to come out on Dec 14? I was never that much into the games, but maybe the movie will surprise me.
https://youtu.be/IP3pHwh8kq4||Matrick||0||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||Goldman Sachs Onsite interviewI applied for a Tech internship at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/goldman-sachs">GS</a></span>. I did a coding challenge and got an invite for a hirevue digital online interview. I did the hirevue interview 2...||deb2||0||1 week 6 days ago|
|+1||salaries database: direct investment @ pension fundsif this has already been shared here, feel free to ignore or delete but you can see what direct investment guys are paid (can search by the person's name, title, etc) at public pension funds across the nation: http://pension360.org/pension-staff-salary-database/ ||prospie||0||4 days 19 hours ago|
|+1||Transferable skillsI need advice finding transferable skills coming from retail management and going to a homeless shelter housing specialist/ case manager||Jason4238||0||2 weeks 2 days ago|
|+1||God Bless The DonaldMy boy Trump is the MAN. He's what I call a good hombre.
After becoming our commander-in-cheese, he's going to grab the world by the billy bush.
He also has the deepest respect for women...Make America Date Again.
I'm looking forward to the new location of Trump Taj Mahal...||Prestigious Pete||0||4 weeks 23 hours ago|
|+2||Dating future banker boy: get out now? or stick it out? Hi WSO, So we're both seniors in college, have been dating for about 8 months and things have been getting more serious (ie love / long term). He's locked in for an investment banking job in NYC (i'm looking for jobs in NYC as well, non-finance) and we're starting to talk...||Banker's Dime||38||5 days 8 hours ago|
|+2||Investment Banking or DoctorHi everyone - posting for a mentee I'm helping out
Essentially I am pre-med and recently interned at a prestigious US <span class='keyword_link'><a...||ACEbanker89||30||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+3||Networking with Men vs Women?Is it just me, or is networking with male bankers 1000x more enjoyable/easier than with women? (No, this isn't a "sexist" post, considering I'm female writing this). I just prefer to network with guys over girls any day they just seem easier to talk to/get along with. Thoughts?||Zeppelin||25||4 days 19 hours ago|
|+1||Jamie Dimon for treasury secretary? Thoughts? Cares? Concerns?Jamie Dimon for treasury secretary? Thoughts? Cares? Concerns?
How big a bull is in the china shop? Would love to hear the pros and cons.
From Reuters: [quote]Chief Executive Jamie Dimon may still be in the running to become U.S. Treasury secretary, Fox Business Network reporters said on...||CrownPrince||18||2 weeks 1 day ago|
|+1||Thinking about Trying a Matchmaking Website... Did any of you guys try a matchmaking website before?
No, not Tinder, OkCupid or Coffee Meets Bagel.. I am talking about a legitimate matchmaking website where you pay a professional a fee to find you potential mates based on your preferences, deal breakers and pet peeves.
Would...||AlphaDog56||15||4 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||I'm hopelessly in love with someone who cheated on me and left meThanks for reading in advance.
Basically the title. I'm 22 and I've known this guy for 2 years. During the 1st year, he cheated on me and when that didn't work for him, he became interested in sister of the girl he was cheating on me with and also had random 1 night stands...||Sarah94||15||2 hours 30 min ago|
|+1||Hotel industryAnyone here familiar with hotels/hospitality industry? I've been put on a project of my firm of maximizing the value of a hotel we just purchased right nearby our corporate campus. I will be working with others to provide a business case on the best way to operate this non elite chain...||yankss101||14||18 hours 40 min ago|
|+1||Recruit for PE now, or wait and lateral?I'm trying to get thoughts from people that have gone through lateralling or PE recruiting on the best route to take for my current situation.
I'm at a no-name boutique. About 35 people and we do about 1 deal a month usually in the 10-50mm range. The seniors are all top guys that...||Evianstone||12||1 week 4 days ago|
|+1||Best background for PEGuys, what is the best background for getting a job in PE: investment banking, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span>, or <span...||Kevin25||12||1 hour 40 min ago|