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+113What I Wish Every First Year Analyst KnewChimps, after working with all of our first years at our firm on several deals, I’ve found that I’m frequently getting asked for tips and tricks that I wish I had known as a new analyst. Now, that being said, this may or may not be helpful to share with the forum, but either way, I’ve...353 weeks 4 days ago
+382016 APD/ADC MBB Full Time Recruiting UpdatesHey guys, Thought I'd start another thread for those of us APDs/ADCs (read: spent too many years in school) who are applying for full time positions either earlier this year in the Spring (<span class='keyword_link'><a...8291 week 1 hour ago
+36A Few Observations on Banking Exit OppsI see a lot of high school/college kids providing advice and "insight" into how firms place, how people should think about exit opps, what groups are best, etc. This has resulted in a lot of really stupid commentary on this forum, and I hope to remedy this. A few...283 weeks 23 hours ago
+35WSO 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...934 months 1 week ago
+272017 Summer Analyst IB Recruiting Timeline Megathread Pages<a href="">Click here</a> for the 2017 FT IB Analyst Recruiting Megathread discussion page. APPLICATIONS / INTERVIEWS / SUPERDAYS <span class='keyword_link'><a...5782 hours 28 min ago
+36Why My Greatest Achievement As A Goldman Sachs VP Was Quitting6 AM meant it was time to check voicemails. 11 PM meant it was time to check voicemails again. Every second in between reserved for hustling, fixing the thousand problems guaranteed to crop up that day. That was my life as a <span class='keyword_link'><a...601 week 5 days ago
+27HF PM AMAThere appears to be some demand for an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> AMA, so here goes... I believe this will be a communal effort...1314 days 21 hours ago
+24JP Morgan Winning Women 2016 threadThis thread is for people applying to the bank's AM Winning Women events this October in NYC and Chicago. But feel free to follow and/or post if you're in another division.2982 days 14 hours ago
+42Classic Diversity RantHere we go again, boys. Diversity rant. Notice what I did there? I said "boys" because I'm sexist, right? Wrong. Am I sexist? Fuck yeah, if paying for everything and thinking (knowing) that men are better drivers is sexist. But no, I'm actually just speaking to my intended...841 week 1 day ago
+23My path from non-target to BB IB I am posting this because this site has been a tremendous help when I was first getting started. In no way do I view my story as special, I actually believe that people from my background are extremely common in my experience, but people on this board seem to think going to a non-target is a...111 day 17 hours ago
+22AMA: 3rd Year PE Associate ($10bn+ AUM, MBO/LBO, equity, mezz, distressed debt)Hello monkeys, I used to be quite active on WSO under a different name (before and up to the Eddie / MMM days), until the IB grind turned me into a lurker. I can honestly say that WSO played a big part in helping me land the IB gig in the first place, so when I coach young bankers / college...7918 hours 21 min ago
+22How To Quit Your Job (And Still Win)You’re going to quit at least one job in your life, probably several. In fact, 2.8 million Americans quit their jobs every month. You know what’s heartbreaking about that statistic? Virtually none of those 2.8 million people know how to quit their job <i>and still...116 days 23 hours ago
+12Ask 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: <h4>Natalie</h4> <em>I'm here to answer any questions you have...8413 days 22 hours ago
+20Minimalism and Wall StreetThis is going to sound pretty odd to some of you, but it's one of those macro trends that have been on my radar since roughly before the crisis started in 2008. I'm talking about the current trend toward minimalism in general and its many offshoots in particular, what long term impact...5415 hours 27 min ago
+18To All Freshman and SophomoresSo I have been asked twice in the past week by ambitious young monkeys "What are the best sources to learn to build a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">financial...231 week 1 day ago
+23What if Goldman Sachs & J.P. Morgan merged together?I know this sounds insane! But theoretically speaking what if <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> and <span...682 days 8 hours ago
+18The Definitive Top 10 Alcoholic BeveragesLet's talk booze. You all knew the time would come that the discussion would branch out from my tried and true (WoodfordandCreatine™) and get more adventurous. There's no rules when it comes to alcohol, except obviously don't be a pussy. Try everything once. Also, girl drinks...653 days 12 hours ago
+16AMA: A Bored Financial AdvisorHello everyone. I've lurked here on and off over the years and realize there isn't much activity regarding wealth management, but thought I'd register anyway. I'm in my 30s, at an independent broker/dealer, been doing this over a decade (after getting my B.S. in finance and...8557 min 42 sec ago
+18So I heard You Want to Start Trading?Let me start off by clarifying. By <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span> I’m not referring to investing or trading part-time while you do other things (such as hold...592 hours 42 min ago
+27Shitty Networking 101Welcome to the school of shitty networking. There will be future courses, but here's an intro. I receive messages on nearly every social media platform (even Tinder) from people trying to get a job. Some are fine, and I just ignore them. Some are spineless, or insane, or so terribly...343 weeks 11 hours ago
+15Sources and Uses: How to Find and Use Information in IBD (EBITDA example)There is a lot of emphasis on technical skills in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">IBD</a></span>: being able to do <span...81 month 2 days ago
+14AMA: Endowments, Foundations, & Asset Allocators It's about time I do another post on here and rather than go into detail on a specific aspect of the industry I'm just going to open it up to a general AMA. The E&F (and asset allocators in general) industry is sort of a black box. Most people don't know a ton about the...291 week 1 day ago
+14MSF Class of 2018I created the last post about this time so I thought it would be a good time to get a new thread going. With many MSF/MMS programs starting their application cycle in the next couple of months I wanted to provide a place where people can post their profiles, ask questions or seek help. I've...2042 days 21 hours ago
+13Investing In The Middle East 101So the "Middle East".... that place with a lot of camels and terrorists, right? NO! Before even thinking of investing in the Middle East, you have to stop calling it the "Middle East". It's Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel/Palestine, Egypt, Saudi...341 day 4 hours ago
+12AMA: Investment Director at a mid-sized endowment fundChronic lurker here. I recently accepted a position at an endowment fund. Didn't see a lot of info. here on endowment fund investments - so ask away any questions you have. As background, I am responsible for all of the endowment's alternative investments (private equity, private...2822 hours 44 min ago
+14To All the Hillary Supporters that are allowing themselves to be spoon Fed by Main Stream Media Please read. I'm not a huge fan of Trump but IMO he's a better option than Hilary. Shit is so rigged... And Trump isn't like all the other puppets.1362 min 21 sec ago
+10hot car but no hot girl - HELP!okay guys, i am in a very difficult situation. I have a very nice car, 2006 bmw z4, that gets me compliments all the time. there is this incredibly hot girl at work that i like but i've never talked to her before since i have nothing to talk to her about. i figured that i could use my car...1002 weeks 5 days ago
+11Credit Analyst AMABackground: I work for one of the largest banks in the world by assets, in credit analysis. My job is basically to analyze the credit risk of large corporates (generally more than $1Bn in revenue). Products are not limited to loans and revolvers, but extends to everything under the sun that is...742 days 17 hours ago
+10Get In, Loser. We're Going To Mars.<p>What a time to be alive. We could be (probably are) on the cusp of being an interplanetary species. Elon Musk revealed his plans for taking humanity to Mars at the International Astronautical Congress on Tuesday. And it starts in July of 2018. </p> <p>There are a lot of...512 weeks 4 days ago
+15Five Ways Video Games Made Me a Better InvestorInstead of spending my free time outdoors, I, like many of you, spent my childhood playing video games. So how has that made me a better investor? There’s at least five very good reasons, so let’s get right into it. <h4>1) Know the Rules</h4> The subtlety in this seemingly...412 weeks 2 days ago
+12Transgender at a Hedge FundI currently work at a medium sized fund. My resume looks like what you'd expect, highly selective undergrad, good work experience, MBA from a top 3 program, passed the <span class='keyword_link'><a...4016 hours 48 min ago
+10What If No One Wins the Election?<p>Whomever you prefer in the 2016 presidential race, no one can say it hasn’t been interesting (in the same way watching jackals pick apart the carcass of an antelope is interesting). One of the things that makes it so is the fact that we are a month out and it could still go either...826 days 1 hour ago
+9Mid 90's was the wildest lending I've seenAnybody here that's about my age (39) and older will remember the mid to late 90's resi lending as being far more aggressive than the 2000's. In 1996, at age 19, after working for a large consumer finance lender (similar to TransAmerica), I got in the mortgage business. Times...31 week 5 days ago
+8BlackRock Virtual Cover LetterHas anyone applied to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">BlackRock</a></span> to be a full-time analyst and received a request to submit a virtual cover letter? I'm not...821 week 5 days ago
+14Dress Like A Man: The Anti-DouchesuitI have had a lot of interns ask me where I get my clothes. This isn't surprising, since I look great all the time. I tell them, "I don't get all my clothes in one place, idiot." And then I tell them some version of the following: If you're a male in his early 20s who...511 hour 18 min ago
+8Affirmative Action Based Upon Income/Wealth Instead of Race?I cannot claim credit for this, I'm reposting from Financial Samurai's blog, a very successful man who I occasionally read. Curious to see what the opinion of WSO is... Excerpt:[quote] For those who believe race is a fine criteria to use for college admissions, are you telling me...371 week 6 days ago
+8Get Pumped for the Next Star WarsThe second trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is now out... How many of you monkeys double as jedi and are therefore hyped for the next Star Wars movie, which comes to theaters December 16 this year. I know The Force Awakens wasn't a hit with many, but I liked it and...203 days 8 hours ago
+8What makes a good short?Responding to @LionHeart"'s question on how to identify good short candidate - <em>"What is your thought process when determining good shorts, and what are some key items you look for?"</em> Below describes my primary process. There are numerous danger signs...31 week 1 day ago
+7Hillary Clinton's Estate TaxYou might have seen that Hillary Clinton has proposed a hike in the estate tax to 65% (it's currently at 40%). The estate tax is unlike other taxes because you are passing down something for your kids' benefit, not your own. On one hand, you should be able to do what you want with...732 weeks 2 days ago
+7Sharted. Protocol Zero."My friend" sharted. Going protocol zero. What would you do? Go to the bathroom and pray to the gods for a moment that it will be empty so you can exit the stall and toss your underwear? Again, "asking for a friend."214 days 4 hours ago
+7Who's Going To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?If A zombie infection started tomorrow, who do you think is going to survive the longest time?141 week 1 day ago
+6How did Trump do last night?I think he somewhat helped his case but seems like it wasn't enough. 1134 days 20 hours ago
+7Goldman Sachs Video InterviewMyself, and a few people I know of were invited to do the 15min video interviewers for Goldman Sach's <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">IBD</a></span>...991 week 16 hours ago
+6What's Your Dream Vacation Destination?I would choose Myanmar. The pagodas and temples look sweet, food sounds pretty good, and I've read it's relatively easy to go backpacking there. Also, Bagan looks incredible. Monkeys with wanderlust, if you could drop everything and take a vacation right now where would you go? 631 day 19 hours ago
+7Clinton Tax Plan I thought I would write about the Clinton tax plan! Seeing as how she is probably going to be president, we should start thinking about it. So here are all the planks in the plan, which I cribbed from the Tax Foundation. My responses <em>in italics</em> are below each. 1....5315 hours 29 min ago
+6JP Morgan Launching Leaders 2017 DiscussionHi, I just wanted to start a thread for JPMs Launching Leaders program. Does anyone know when we will hear back? I interviewed for IB and Public Finance a couple days ago521 day 34 min ago
+7Why you should take cold showers for a weekI started a cold shower challenge two days ago and I'm really digging it, so to all of you monkeys looking for a great way to start the day, I challenge you to take cold showers for the next week. 1) Russian lifters of old were known for freezing their gonads before a lift. Studies show...361 week 1 day ago
+6Private Equity: How to Analyze a CIM Effectively?All, I work at a middle-market fund (started about 8 months ago here) and wanted to learn from someone qualified (associate level or above) who works on the buyside what the best and most efficient way to analyze a CIM is (Confidential Information Memorandum, for those who're not aware is a...305 days 16 hours ago
+6Will I Get Fired?Hey guys, I got myself stuck in a dilemma the other day at work. I have been interning at a boutique bank for the past month and a half and I have this playful borderline flirtatious relationship with my married co-worker. Yesterday, in an attempt to mess around with her I decided to hide behind...111 week 4 days ago
+5How early do you get up to seize the day?Was reading an <a href="">article</a> which states that the likes of Tim Cook and Richard <span class='keyword_link'><a href=""...571 week 6 hours ago
+5Stephens Superday Class of 2017Hi folks, Has anyone heard back from Stephens for their <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">superday</a></span> invites? I was told they'll be sending it out this week, but haven't heard anything yet.566 days 9 hours ago
+5Do beautiful/attractive people have a competitive edge in their careers? (Superficially speaking)The world is full of diversity. Some people are just amazingly beautiful/drop-dead gorgeous and some people are just the opposite. Do you think it is easier for the more beautiful/attractive people to get jobs/climb up the corporate ladder than the rest? Just how far do you think your looks can...562 weeks 6 days ago
+5What if I Can't Afford a Target School?I see so much hype around this website about attending a target school, and that it is very difficult to break into a good finance career without a target school background. However, is it worth it to <span class='keyword_link'><a...511 week 19 hours ago
+6Which current/former banking CEO would you most want to have coffee with?So WallStreetOasis had a poll on that topic and I was intrigued by the results of the poll. Coming in at first place with 25% off the vote count was: Jamie Dimon (<span class='keyword_link'><a...341 day 17 hours ago
+5Choose a job with a higher salary? Or shorter commute?The choice should be pretty blatant to most of us out here who are driven by the allure of a higher salary (we are not talking about an extremely huge difference though, prolly enough to compensate the longer commute?). However, this <a...243 days 15 hours ago
+5WSO 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="">Click here...241 month 3 weeks ago
+5Do you love your job?It is a sad truth that there are people out who are probably stuck in a job they abhor. The reasons why they are still in it are probably due to them needing it to pay the bills, to feed their family, contractual reasons, afraid of being jobless etc. [quote] Are you feeling satisfied with...223 days 20 hours ago
+5Reading is fundamental…the ROI of reading. Interesting read from, many startup founders believe that making the time to read is more than just a relaxing habit but absolutely fundamental to the success of their business. [quote] founders who have a reading habit find that it helps their cognition and, by extension,...216 days 15 hours ago
+5Lord of the Billionaire Flies<p>Picture this: you wake up one morning to find yourself living in a shipping container. You step outside and see that you’re not alone; dozens of shipping containers are strung together on a floating platform, creating a sort of trailer park Alcatraz. You can see a tiny island in the...121 week 4 days ago
+5WSO Happy Hour: Wed 9/28, 7pm @5th and Mad (formerly known as Galway Hooker)The first WSO Happy Hour of fall season 2016 is upon us! Come join us for brews, food, and good conversation at 5th and Mad bar (formerly known as Galway Hooker--NOT the one downtown). First few attendees get a WSO T-shirt! Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept 28th @ 7pm <strong>How to find...73 weeks 16 hours ago
+4Guys, what's your opinion on dating female bankers?The question is pretty much self-explanatory--what's your thoughts on dating a female banker: yay or nay?681 hour 55 min ago
+4How culturally diverse is your workplace really?Is there one dominant ethnic group or is there really cultural diversity in your workplace? Hmmmmmm?502 weeks 4 days ago
+5What items do you keep in your desk?Aside from all the business cards, sticky notes, refill staples, and other 'standard issue' items, what do you keep in your desk? Mine? Coconut oil adderall gum, toothpaste, toothbrush, floss, and mouthwash chapstick tushy wipes 2 airplane bottles of makers mark446 days 8 hours ago
+4I have no offer right now, am I screwed? Hey guys, so I'm currently a senior at a target school. This is my last semester and I still don't have any offers. All the banks seem to be done recruiting and I'm starting to freak out. I have pretty strong IB experience for the past 3 summers despite a low GPA, but didn't...442 days 17 hours ago
+4When Did You Start Saving for Your Retirement?A question for experienced monkeys and gorillas, when did you start saving for retirement? I personally have had a Roth-IRA since I started working, but what other options are there on the market for those without a regular 401k?446 days 18 hours ago
+4Financial & 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="">investment...441 month 3 weeks ago
+4What are some "easier" investment banks in NYC to get into?My gpa isn't the greatest (3.23) and I don't attend a target school but I'm still interested in getting into investment banking. What are some of the banks in NYC that have a lower standard to get into? 393 weeks 4 days ago
+4Today is the last day of my 30s...How should I spend it? I know this is the site of preteen analysts but if anyone has any good ideas, I'm interested. 392 weeks 1 hour ago
+4Top Restructuring Groups 2016I know this has been discussed before. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BX</a></span>, LAZ and <span class='keyword_link'><a...333 weeks 6 days ago
+4Netflix true crime series Narcos spurs huge demand for Colombian womenNetflix true crime series Narcos spurs huge demand for Colombian women. Produced by Netflix, the show "Narcos" takes on the infamous Medellin drug cartel which follows the rise and fall of Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar and the Drug Enforcement Agency agents hunting him. The story...304 days 19 hours ago
+4Outside NYC/SF, how would you rate cities for finance/consulting/corporate opps?NYC and SF look to be the top placement cities for almost all the MBA programs. What other cities fall into the top tier of business opportunities for MBAs? DC? Chicago? Toronto? Boston? Dallas/Houston? Atlanta? LA? I am considering a relocation from western Canada and wondering if there is...272 weeks 3 hours ago
+4Ahhhshit. Just found out I have a hair follicle drug test on Friday. Am I done forHi fellow Monkeys. I was recruited by a pretty large company to be an associate. I went through the multiple rounds of interviews and was finally offered the job. Great! All is well. They need to do the background check and drug test.. problem. I am signed up to take the test...263 weeks 2 days ago
+4Analyst - Laid Off2.5 years in, promotion coming in January, got laid off Monday from a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span>, along with numerous others in the group. Not...251 week 11 hours ago
+4Incoming 1st year - books to readWhat books do you recommend before I start? I have interned for 3 years in finance, so I am looking for books that will advance knowledge and also books you found generally interesting. 251 day 1 hour ago
+4Leon Cooperman Charged With Insider TradingThe former CEO of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">GS</a></span> AM has been charged with insider <span class='keyword_link'><a...223 weeks 21 hours ago
+4Question for Those Who Moved CitiesI'm hoping to re-locate to a new city/market next year. Young and want to explore a different part of the country. My key hesitation is whether this experience is worth the potential back-step in career progression. I have a strong network in my local market, know all the major players,...202 weeks 3 days ago
+4AMA- High Yield/Distressed Debt Sell Side Analyst2nd year analyst at a boutique broker-dealer from a non-target state school. Also a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">CFA</a></span> Level 2 candidate,...204 days 15 hours ago
+4Where to invest $10,000 now?Chanced upon this <a href="">article</a> at Bloomberg and thought it...203 days 18 hours ago
+4Snapchat Spectacles: Tech or Toy?Snap Inc. (Snapchat) recently made it's first move away from their widely successful app and is set to release their video recording glasses called Spectacles this fall. It seems like many tech CEO's aren't afraid to move out of their comfort zone in hope of creating the next...163 weeks 1 day ago
+5New 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="">investment banking interview</a></span> prep package by bringing to...31 week 5 days ago
+4Personal Podiums and Alpha DogsSo, I’ve been thinking about this for nearly a week now. This <a href="">custom built podium thing.</a> And I’ll admit, my brain went on a bit of a tangent. I couldn’t...21 day 20 hours ago
+3Wells Fargo 2017 SA Anyone else have a first round today? Just wanted to create a thread for everyone that's going through the process 401 day 16 hours ago
+4Interviewer Wants to Grab a BeerI had a phone interview early this week and it went average to above average. One of the interviewers wants to meet with me for a beer. This is new to me, so I am not sure what to expect. What should I wear? Should I bring a notepad? Should I treat it like an <span...371 day 15 hours ago
+3What advice would you give to your 20 year old self?They say that with age, comes wisdom built through the numerous trials and tribulations. Monkeys, if you could go back in time and give an advice to your 20 year old self, what would you say? I read this <a...346 days 4 hours ago
+3Houlihan Lokey Restructuring--NYCAnyone have any info regarding culture, comp, exit opps, hours, etc? I know they're really well respected in RX, but I haven't read much about the dynamics of the group itself. This would be for an SA by the way.303 days 12 hours ago
+3Deutsche Bank Has Been ShankedJust days after the <a href="">8 year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers</a>, news has surfaced of a massive fine (much bigger than expected) coming for Deutsche: [quote]Today’s news that the U.S....293 weeks 2 days ago
+3Follow your passion and you never have to work a day in your life?So I was wondering, what's the stance of most of the monkeys around here in regards to this statement? I was reading this article earlier: Basically, the article explained that [quote]...272 weeks 6 days ago
+3Travel Laptop for WorkI'm thinking of getting a travel laptop for work. About a year ago, I had purchased a lower-end and thinner Lenovo Thinkpad before thinking that it just needed enough computing power to remote in to my work computer, but that turned out to be a disaster. Its computational power was so low...262 weeks 2 days ago
+3What traits are important to dominate Wall Street?I was catching up with a good friend of mine today and he remarked how people successful in his industry (insurance) are always very persuasive and confident. They have the gift of the gab and could sell anything under the sky if they wanted to. That got me thinking, what traits would be...2623 hours 35 min ago
+3Uber last 3.5B$ Raise - Debt disguised as Equity? (Technical Disc.)How to prove that there's no tech bubble through Uber's latest financing round: Uber's Series G is frequently brought in as an example of the perceived tech bubble that should be afflicting Silicon Valley and most of the startup world. I personally don't think there such a...255 days 20 hours ago
+3FHA/FNMA/FHLMC UnderwriterI'm a third year analyst with a private mortgage lender specializing in FHA HUD and FNMA DUS lending. I'm currently considering a career in underwriting, but am curious as to others experience with either FHA, FNMA, or FHLMC underwriting. The obvious difference is the underwriting...243 weeks 3 days ago
+3What is a Reasonable HF Analyst Bonus in a Bad Year?I currently am a first year analyst at a mid-size hedge fund (~$2bn AUM) with no bonus guidance. Based on my discussions with industry peers and past WSO threads, it sounds like the typical comp range is $100-125k base plus $100-200k bonus in a normal or good year. However, the fund is having a...241 day 21 hours ago
+3Real Estate Private Equity Technical QsSo I have been offered an interview with a top real estate private equity firm but don't know much about the technical side of it. How do you calculate <span class='keyword_link'><a...232 weeks 4 days ago
+3How would you monetize Whatsapp/Instant Messaging?Zuckerburg lost his patience on finding an innovative way to monetize Instagram and went for the traditional "Sponsored ADS" popping every 5-6 posts on your feed. The implementation features the same systems that analyze and target you depending on your behavior. However, the big...233 days 8 hours ago
+3Park Hill Group Real Estate (PJT) I have an interview with these but can't seem to find out much about them online other than- "The Park Hill Real Estate Group (PHREG) is a top-tier global real estate private equity financial advisor and placement firm for high-quality real estate investment managers and operators....213 days 5 hours ago
+3Transition from Big 4 Consulting to PE - Advice neededHi, I need an advise on starting a career in PE. I want to make a career transition from Financial Risk Consulting (Ops Risk) to PE. My background: Currently, I am an risk advisory senior consultant at Big 4, prior to that I spent 2 years in finance transformation practice in another IT...202 weeks 5 days ago
+3Spotify vs Apple vs AmazonSo <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Amazon</a></span> just recently launched its own music streaming service, <span class='keyword_link'><a...193 days 21 hours ago
+3Will Deutsche Bank get a bailout?With <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Deutsche Bank</a></span>'s shares sinking to an all time low due to the penalty it incurred from the US DOJ, many are speculating whether the German...173 weeks 4 days ago
+4Jefferies SA Superday 10/13Has anybody heard back yet from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Jefferies</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...163 days 10 hours ago
+3Another Wells Fargo RantI couldn't not share this... [quote]"CNNMoney spoke to a total of four ex-<span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Wells Fargo</a></span> workers, including Bado, who believe they...153 weeks 5 days ago
+3Phone Call Tomorrow with FI TraderI have a phone call tomorrow with a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">FI</a></span> trader at <span class='keyword_link'><a...154 days 4 hours ago
+3Deutsche Bank Superday 10/21/16 IBDDid anyone hear back from the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">DB</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...1535 sec ago
+3Advice for a meeting with a higher-up of an IBHi All, So recently I have been doing a lot networking on LinkedIn for I Banks in my area and happened to notice that one of the high-ups for an I Bank is connected to a former teacher of mine in high school. I reached out to that teacher and asked for an introduction and then before I knew...143 weeks 6 days ago
+3How do you beat stress?I am sure everyone on this forum face numerous stressful situations at work/school on a daily/weekly basis. So how do you beat it? And how do you manage to overcome the stress and not let it affect your mood or take it out on your family/co-workers? Saw this article and thought it shared...143 days 16 hours ago
+2Capital One Business Analyst vs. Accenture Analyst for future application to M7I am a undergraduate chemical engineering student at a southern target school with a 3.5 gpa. I have offers from both <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Capital...132 weeks 4 days ago
+3I keep having dreadful work-related dreams Nothing worse than stressing about excel / your boss / your projects in your sleep. Repeating scenarios / conversations / interactions. This has been going on for ~3 months now as work has become more stressful & monotonous. The only thing that seems to help...132 weeks 6 days ago
+3Bain Capital PE vs PJT RSSGHi monkeys, I go to a top target (H/W) and I am currently deciding between 2 SA offers. I am learning towards PJT RSSG due to the highly technical exposure in RX and having the flexibility to switch to L/S <span class='keyword_link'><a...133 days 23 hours ago
+4Looking for a specific cultureGents, I've been job hopping too much in the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">REIT</a></span> and REPE world. Enjoy both, but prefer REPE since...101 week 3 days ago
+3Top target...Meh bank: Route to PE?Hi everyone - I'm a 1st year at a MM bank (not a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">HLHZ</a></span>/Jeff, but a <span class='keyword_link'><a...91 week 3 days ago
+3The Twitter Bidding War Starts Now The stock is up around 20% after sources announced that the company is moving closer to being sold. The company is expected to receive bids from many technology and media companies such as Google and Salesforce. [quote]"Twitter's board of directors is said to be largely desirous of...83 weeks 6 days ago
+3Is Tesla a Bull or a Bombshell? There are some interesting dynamics surrounding the Telsa/SolarCity merger deal. What do you think will happen to TSLA stock if the merger goes through? Will it pop or will it be doomed for a long term decline? Below is a quote from a recent WSJ article. [quote] Though Elon Musk, Tesla and...51 week 3 days ago
+3The new wave of Certificates from IVY & Target Schools - Thoughts?I really would like us, the community of Enlightened Monkeys, to discuss this topic and share our thoughts on a 21st century experiment. Harvard, MIT and many, many other respectable Schools of Business as well as other Faculties in all spaces have launched the initiative of spreading...51 week 1 day ago
+5A Finance Degree is Worthless: Here's WhyI know this question has been asked MANY times. But, once again.. Which major is better overall, in terms of jobs? I come from a non-target school, and it seems like every student here has a hard time getting a general finance internship/job, (never mind investment banking). At this point, I...706 days 14 hours ago
+2Be 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...641 day 15 hours ago
+2Lehman Brothers, going down?Lehman Brothers is having a hard time raising capital. Could this be another bail out or maybe a big calamity? How much of the banking industry will it take with it? Is anyone worried? I have to say it’s been something! To look at the state of our US economy and wonder if we’re in just...502 weeks 2 days ago
+3Is it possible to fix the TRUMP Brand?Please note: This is not a political debate on Clinton vs Trump, please dont start. We know that Donald Trump is one of the most controversial candidates to ever run for President of the United States. His opinions, views and speeches have caused chaos all over the globe, he has made a lot of...442 days 14 hours ago
+3Is it crazy to take an offer from Deutsche BankI just received an exploding offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">DB</a></span> (SA). I do not have any other offers at the moment, but have several superdays with other BBs. If I do...381 day 3 hours ago
+2Lazard or JP Morgan in San Francisco Techtell me about which teams trade more heavily with SF tech companies on the NYSE. Which has a bigger <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span> team????355 hours 38 min ago
+2SUMMER ANALYST BB SUPERDAYS ON RIGHT NOW?Hey Guys! Which <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span>/EB have their Summer Analyst Super Days going on right now? Has anyone heard back from <span...295 days 14 hours ago
+2Anyone know what firms are currently looking for full-time analysts?Searching daily on indeed / linkedin but figured it couldn't hurt to post here. I was primarily looking into acquisitions, investment sales, or REIB groups across NYC or CA. Have a year of experience in banking at a <span class='keyword_link'><a...292 days 16 hours ago
+2Boston for a week, the City for a day, what do you guys recommend?Hey guys, school was let out down here in the SE, for the hurricane, I'm flying to Boston to see some of my buds that graduated and go to school there now. Do you guys have any recommendations of things to see/do in Boston while I'm there? Any authentic Italian spots that your...282 weeks 2 days ago
+2Join fund that is winding down?So I have an offer to join a PE fund that's doing pretty badly in its current investments. May or may not be able to raise a new fund. The work for the next 3 or so years will be working with portcos, no new deals. Renegotiated LP agreement, so <span...273 days 23 hours ago
+2So how EXACTLY do I network?Right now, I am a first, soon to be second, year analyst at a very middle of the road MM. I want to move on to either a better bank, but everything I've read says that this is contingent on networking. Problem is - I can't network. It just doesn't work. Alumni don't respond,...261 week 1 day ago
+2JPM Proud to BeDid anyone get an update on this? I got an email about a first-round phone interview with the Markets division. 2512 hours 12 min ago
+22017 APAC IBD Summer Analyst Interview UpdateDoes anyone know if <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Citi</a></span>, <span class='keyword_link'><a...2520 hours 42 sec ago
+2Blackberry's in IBRecently, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> announced that they would stop manufacturing these devices. What do you guys think happens now? Will banks...242 weeks 2 days ago
+2Developer Fees ‑ A Confused DeveloperI'm a little confused over how the finance community defines "developer fees" when financing a deal. I would appreciate the financing community responding. I found an old thread on this forum from 2014 on "developer fees" could go as high as 9%, but there seemed to be...231 week 18 hours ago
+2Holes in elbowsEach day another slim dress shirt bites the dust. WTF I don't want to go back to baggy Brooks Brothers shirts236 days 17 hours ago
+2Post MBA Jobs that Pay As Well As Consulting or BankingI'm in an M7 MBA program, and it feels like it's been a rough year for consulting. A lot of firms didn't come back to recruit for full time, and it seems like everyone wants to do consulting. I'm also getting a bad feeling that the economy is about to come to a screeching...221 day 5 min ago
+2Company A has a higher EV/EBITDA than company B, but company B has a higher P/E than company A, why?Company A has a higher <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">EV</a></span>/<span class='keyword_link'><a...221 day 9 hours ago
+2Correlation Between Response for Thank You Email and Offer?Hi wise people on WSO, I just finished my final round interviews with Bain, and sent a thank you email to my interviewers. My friend got a reply from the Partner who interviewed both of us, but I didn't get any response. I thought my interview with him went reasonably well, but I...213 weeks 3 days ago
+2When a company is sold, what happens to employees?As the title suggests: if a company is acquired what happens to the employees? Are they all made redundant and only they executives remain? Do they have to re-interview / find a position in the new company? Does it just depend on the strategy set by the new company? I am asking as I was...213 weeks 3 days ago
+2What is the difference between the Power Point presentations you did at college versus work?What is the difference between the power point presentations that you did for your classmates and professors in college versus the PPTs you have to present to company executives during meetings? Please explain.211 week 2 days ago
+2How does everyone see the current NYC resi market?How does everyone see Manhattan/Brooklyn resi market? And let's discuss Jersey City too if interested.202 weeks 6 days ago
+2Is it an advantage or disadvantage to Skype a Superday?Should I fly for 20 hours and interview in the opposite timezone, or interview through Skype? I feel like both have merit. If it matters, the firm is my top choice. 193 weeks 5 days ago
+2(ANOTHER) CFA Level 1 Freakout/All-Suggestions-Welcomed ThreadBackdrop: -Originally gave myself 7 months to study (came from Econ undergrad, so I figured I would need more time than most) -Department I work in is understaffed like you wouldn't believe, had to work crazy (80+) hours for the last 5 months, despite being in <span...193 weeks 2 days ago
+2MBA to get into Banking/PE or make 200k/yr running my Amazon business?I studied finance at a non target and had my first internship working on middle-market IB deals. I was unable to land an offer in banking and I hated the thought of working a mundane, <span class='keyword_link'><a...196 days 29 min ago
+2Finding Value In "grunt work"As a first year analyst, I expect there to be a lot of work that is a little routine and mundane. I have two questions for that though: 1. How would you change your perspective on doing what so many people consider as grunt work to learn about the processes behind it? 2. Is the work of an...193 days 16 hours ago
+2What podcasts do you listen to keep up to date with the markets?Interested to hear what podcasts you listen to in order to keep up to date with the markets. (: wso184 days 22 hours ago
+2How to network in NYC face to faceHey guys, so I'm a freshman at a university very conveniently located near the city, (about a 30 minute train ride away). I have the advantage that many other students would do anything to have, of being able to take trips to the city to network with people in the industry. But, I'm...182 weeks 4 hours ago
+2I Want to Move to Wall StreetHi I'm Nancy and I'm from Germany, right now I'm doing my senior year in Economics in Germany, I have a stable Grade of 1.1 which means 3.9 GPA in US system, and I'v done 3 <span class='keyword_link'><a...184 days 2 hours ago
+2Banyan Street CapitalAnyone know more about Banyan Street? They're slowly buying all the office in downtown Atlanta. They're slated to close on 191 Peachtree Road building.161 week 3 days ago
+3How much do you think AndyLouis makes from WSO? Just curious if you had to choose a number, what do you think this site brings in with regards to Andy's income. 164 days 9 hours ago
+2Has cash met it's match?I recently came across an article making a case for a cash-less society. One of their main arguments is that in today's society, cash is mainly used for illegal activity. [quote]What do high-stakes robbery, tax evasion, bribery, and drug dealing all have in common? One word: cash. So,...162 days 14 hours ago
+2Do you still get paid while in flight? (Travel Time)If a company requires you to travel... 1. Does the company pay for all the air expenses and hotels? 2. If you have a long flight on a plane, does the flight hours still count as your working hours? (Do you still get paid for the hours flying on the plane doing nothing?) 3. Does the company...152 weeks 4 days ago
+2Morgan Stanley Summer Equity Research Interview Help!!!Made it to the first round with for a SUMMER ANALYST position in New York. Had my first interview on September 22nd 2016 with an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">equity...141 hour 38 sec ago
+2Getting Ready for Full-TimeHey guys, Recently received an offer with a MM not in NY for a full-time IB analyst position. I won't start until July 2017 and I graduate in December 2016. Any advice on what I should be doing from now until July? Reach out to other analysts before starting, travel, research...131 week 6 days ago
+2Newbie Financial Advisor: How To Be Successful.After a successful job in college as a donations solicitor, I thought I could make a long-term career out of convincing people to part with their money. After speaking to a Financial advisor at <span class='keyword_link'><a...131 week 6 days ago
+3Top Ten Investment Banking GroupsHello All, Just for fun, I thought it would be interesting to get everyone's take on the top 10 groups in investment banking considering reputation, dealflow, senior leaders within group, overall prestige, etc. I totally recognize this is subjective and shouldn't be used as a way to...131 week 2 days ago
+2AMA: Research Analyst at Event-Driven/Special Sits HF directly from "non-target"I've been a frequent reader of WSO for the past few years and I thought it might be helpful to anyone interested in a similar career path as mine. I definitely gleaned a lot from others here so hopefully I can answer some questions people might have. Background: 2nd Year Research...131 week 14 hours ago
+2Acquiring job as an analyst or a trader with no formal education Does not having a formal education act as a true hindrance to access to the industry, and if not what is the catalyst that would allow me to gain access? I'm currently just a day <span class='keyword_link'><a...122 weeks 5 days ago
+2What Does It Take To Get Into Harvard Business School? What does it take to get into one of the best MBA programs in this world? This is a question for those who actually were accepted into this prestigious program. I've heard that they accept mostly consulting people from Bain and <span class='keyword_link'><a...123 days 17 hours ago
+2Trust your GUT more than just a saying? At least that’s what the research implies…Heard this interesting interview and thought I would share. Canadian neuroscientist and former Wall St trader John Coates’ found that gut feeling is more than <strong> just a feeling </strong> but actual physiological signals or information coming from your body. Traders attuned to...112 weeks 6 days ago
+2When you were called with your offer, what did HR say to you?Title says it all. Curious to know how this call can vary from person to person. Division: Firm: Most memorable sentence of the call:111 week 1 day ago
+2New showsJust started watching Designated Survivor and Westworld. Both are kind of mind-blowing. Only a few episodes made of each so far but both are really really good Any other new stuff that's exceptionally awesome?114 days 6 hours ago
+2Where do people go that are laid off mid-career?Due to my lack of knowing many experienced traders I wonder what happens to those who start and get laid off after 4-7 years, or even longer, for those that make it to 32/33 and due to one reason or another get cut, what sort of career options are available to them? I'd hate to go back to...1111 hours 51 min ago
+2D.E. Shaw Internship or IBHi guys, I'm a junior from a target university with a solid resumé. I have a super this weekend with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">D.E. Shaw</a></span> and then...104 days 17 hours ago
+2Should I tell my boss at buyside firm that I'm thinking about business school?Hey all. I'm a first year associate at a VC firm, and I'm considering going to business school after 2 years here. I'm wondering whether it makes sense to share this information with my bosses or whether it makes sense to keep it under wraps. So I used to work at <span...101 week 2 days ago
+2Goldman Sachs to Sack Nearly a Third of its Bankers in AsiaSee below: [quote]In the latest sign, Goldman plans to lay off about 75 of the 300 bankers it employs in Asia, according to people familiar with the matter. The cuts will be concentrated in Hong Kong among junior staffers and won’t include Goldman’s operations in Japan or Australia, the...93 weeks 4 days ago
+2How do you disagree with your boss without losing your job?We all have our own opinions and values which means that disagreements in the workplace are fairly rampant. However, what if it is with our higher ups? Do you keep your thoughts to yourself? Or do you speak up and try to push your opinion through? If so, how do you do so respectfully without...93 weeks 2 days ago
+2DB S&T Summer Analyst Interviewanyone have any insight into the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">summer analyst</a></span> interview? for the new york office. will be flying in for the 30 min first round then will hear if...93 days 21 hours ago
+2Monday's presidential debate: who you taking?As most of you know... Monday follows NFL Sunday. Monday also happens to be the first of 3 presidential yelling matches -- err debates. What are your thoughts on: Who do you think is proclaimed the winner of this debate? 1- Mark Cuban sitting front row. 2- Over/under on number of...84 weeks 14 hours ago
+2Shall I Resign or not? part 2 - how to resign?Hi guys, Thanks for all who contributed to my posts earlier (<a href="">"Shall I resign or note"</a>). Things have evolved so much that i thought it would be cleaner to open a new post. Basically, i am...73 weeks 4 days ago
+2Raymond James Super Day Class of 2017Has anyone heard back from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Raymond James</a></span> about full-time super days yet? Had an interview last week on campus...71 week 6 days ago
+2Market capitalisation / Share price of a combined entityI've two simple, little questions that I hope people here could help me a little with. Its all very theoretical and I'm simply trying to reason it in my head. Company A and Company B are listed with market cap of US$10m each. Assume Company A acquires 100% of Company B...73 weeks 3 days ago
+2What happens when DB goes under 10$ per share?So, a relatively common thing I've read on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span> books is that it's a bad idea to buy or hold stocks if they are <10....73 weeks 3 days ago
+2is FCFF the same as unlevered fcf?is FCFF just another word for unlevered fcf? and is FCFE just another word for levered fcf? thank you63 weeks 4 days ago
+2Raymond James New York InterviewI am about to have a first round interview with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Raymond James</a></span>, but mostly interested in the New York groups....62 weeks 6 days ago
+2Underwriting Mixed Use MF/RetailWhen underwriting MF with retail on the bottom floor do most developers/owners incorporate the retail into their pro forma for the building? I was recently told that most times the retail is not written into the MF pro forma so they have the ability to be extremely flexible on rate and any...62 days 16 hours ago
+2Will Nintendo "One-Up" the markets?Nintendo has had a year of ups and downs following the release of the internet sensation Pokemon Go app. While shares were initially up more than <strong> doubled </strong> after Pokemon Go's release, they plummeted following the news that Nintendo didn't own as much of the...52 weeks 4 days ago
+2This Mother Fucking Legend How have I not heard about this mother fucking legend before? ( )52 weeks 5 days ago
+2Nomura IBD SA Offer 2017 Hey guys, Just got an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">summer analyst</a></span> offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a...51 week 2 days ago
+2Difficulty in getting Quant position at AQR from undergrad?. 55 days 14 hours ago
+2Swap Breakup/defeasance/ Yield Maintenance Excel Calculators Does anyone have any model or excel files that would calculate these? Have a ton of models for all asset types that I'd be willing to trade. 51 week 28 min ago
+218 Year RE Market CycleAccording to the 18 year market cycle things should turn ~2025? Can someone explain to me how people incorporate this market principle into market forcasting/projections? For example, many RE professionals that I've asked feel that we could be near a downturn in the near future so how does...56 days 23 hours ago
+2Is it crazy to accept a full time offer from Deutsche Bank in a remote officeI got a full time offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">DB</a></span>'s non-new york office. Is it rational to accept the offer given DB's current situation? Still recruiting for...513 hours 24 min ago
+2Non-target student with full-time offers to 2/3 MBB's. Ask me anything! Hey everyone, This site has been fairly helpful to me throughout the last few years, so I figured it was finally time to give back. I'm currently in my senior year of undergraduate, and I have offers from 2/3 MBBs (made it to final rounds at the 3rd, but was rejected after final round)....51 hour 1 min ago
+2Douglas Harmon, Adam Spies Leave Eastdil for Cushman & Wakefield These guys are rain makers--they did $22B in transaction volume in 2015 alone. Jeez. I wonder what the size of the check was from Cushman to jump ship...? Just for comparison...42 weeks 3 hours ago
+2Master Thesis SuggestionsHey everyone, I am about to start my master thesis preparation and I am looking for a hot research topic in the finance field and my professors have not been very helpful in finding it. Can you help me with some suggestions about the latest finance topics that can be researched...41 week 3 days ago
+2Most important things to know as an analyst intern?Current student at a semi-target in the Midwest hoping to land an internship; just seeking advice to better prepare myself if I get in somwhere.31 hour 28 min ago
+2Big Banks Getting Bigger?A recent <a href="">CNBC Article</a> highlighted survey results that showed public opinion on the banking industry at detrimental lows. Public confidence in banks is the one of...12 weeks 3 days ago
+2New 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="">hedge fund interview</a></span> prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars...11 month 3 weeks ago
+2Found a Potential MentorHello friends, First time writing a post here although I registered a year ago. Pardon me if I broke posting rules. There's something I want to remember today, and I think it might offer some inspirations for you guys when you find mentors. I met this professional at a dinner event....03 weeks 5 days ago
+2The 4 Biggest Myths About ETFs Analyzed[quote]Why invest in one stock when you can invest in the entire sector[/quote] Have this commercial stuck in my head and decided to act upon it and do some deeper digging into ETFs. It seems to me that there isn't anything bad said about ETFs (it could just be my age group, as people in...01 week 1 hour ago
+2Get Your Resume Reviewed by Industry ProsRecruiting season is here make sure you're ready for it with a <strong><a href="">Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review</a></strong> from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done...433 weeks 6 days ago
+3Can you trade using IB Financial Models?Tried <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span> before but couldn't really get into it with the way technical analysis skips the theory and you just end up drawing a...321 week 3 days ago
+2How do you handle a (nice) boss who takes credit for your ideas?I work as an Investment Analyst at an Angel Investor network and report to the Partner. He is a good guy in general and has been supportive in all aspects. However, we were having our weekly meeting the other day with our Advisor and I was surprised to see him take credit for a couple of ideas...251 week 5 days ago
+1Will I fail my background check ?I got a compensation questionnaire before and I was getting paid $x at my old job. I listed $Y because I had an oral agreement with the employer that it would be Y. I just got a call today asking about the discrepancy in pay stub and what's listed on compensation questionnaire and I said...192 weeks 4 days ago
+1How many seniors don't have full-time offers yet?Hey Monkeys, is anyone else in the same boat as me and doesn't have an offer yet? I've been stressing out a lot lately about recruiting and wanted to know how many people are in my situation. I go to a small semi-target and have no desire to work at NYC or a <span...1912 hours 27 min ago
+2Breaking into long only Asset ManagementHey guys, so I was curious at to the various paths to breaking into long only <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Asset Management</a></span> (think Wellington, T. Rowe,...1911 hours 42 min ago
+1Is Deutsche Bank going under??Seems like it. The company is <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span> at 24% of book value. Does anyone know what their loan portfolio looks like. Obviously the market...182 weeks 5 days ago
+1Was Just Laid Off From My Buy-Side Position. What Now?Hello, Today is my first day as being a member of Wall Street Oasis and this is my first post. I was quite fortunate to enter the buy-side immediately after graduating undergrad. The company I worked for had 6 mutual-funds and while we were small we had great success initially. I worked my...184 days 34 sec ago
+1Not receiving first round interviewsCurrent junior at semi-target going through recruiting, but not really getting any offers even for first round interviews. I've applied to about 20 places (mostly IB with a few <span class='keyword_link'><a...181 week 1 day ago
+1WSO Mobile Offers: Text "WSO" to 38470 and get...184 months 1 week ago
+3Monte Carlo Method in CRE ModelsAnyone here ever incorporate Monte Carlo methods into their models? If so, what are some positives and negatives you've encountered in doing so? Anyone willing to share a few spreads would be greatly appreciated. thanks guys, 171 week 6 days ago
+1HF Legend on The Equities Bubble and the Future of Hedge Funds<span class='keyword_link'><a href="" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> legend Julian Robertson shared some interesting thoughts on the HF industry and its...161 week 5 days ago
+1Why would two identical properties sell for different prices?Identical in the sense that they are located on the same block and have the same structure. Thanks for the help!162 weeks 6 days ago
+12017 Morgan Stanley/Goldman Sachs Sophomore ProgramHey guys, I've applied to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Morgan Stanley</a></span> and <span class='keyword_link'><a...161 week 6 days ago
+1How long should I wait for the super day email??So, I did an initial phone interview for 30 mins with an associate last friday and wanted to know how long does it usually take for banks (<span class='keyword_link'><a...164 days 10 hours ago
+1Getting Dinged - Fit Issues as an introvertFirst post here. I'm a senior at a borderline semi-target liberal arts school (top 35 in US News National if that means anything) going through FT IB recruiting. Long story short, OCR at my school is thin, but I managed to get 2 super days with Southern MM banks. I believe I checked all the...1644 min 2 sec ago
+1Just learned I have a 1st round for a BP trading internship. It's tomorrow afternoon. What should I expect?I have the WSO Technical & Behavioral Guides (albeit older copies). How would this interview differ from any other S&T 1st rounds? Is it any different because it's for <span class='keyword_link'><a...152 weeks 6 days ago
+1Estimating net debt for private companiesHi everyone, I am currently valuing private companies and hence have very little information. How would one go about estimating net debt of the company? By very little information, I mean I do not have access to their financial statements. All I have is a summary of ebitda, revenue, profit...153 weeks 6 days ago
+1Brevan Howard Cuts Some Fees to 0%<span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Brevan Howard</a></span> announced today that they are cutting some management fees to 0%. It probably signals that things are getting...153 weeks 3 days ago
+1What is Investment Sales in Commercial Real Estate?I realize this is a newb questions but I am transitioning from residential real estate. So I reached out to a company inquiring about broker or property management positions. After they read my resume and cover letter they said they didn't have any of those positions available but suggested...141 week 12 hours ago
+1Manufactured/Mobile Home InvestingCurious if anyone has any experience in this asset class, seems to be fairly niche similar to affordable housing, but is the general underwriting at all similar to multifamily? I'm assuming it;'s more yield driven due to property cap rates, locations, etc?144 days 22 hours ago
+3Thoughts On In-House Buyside Roles At A Bank?I've noticed that many firms like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">MS</a></span>, <span class='keyword_link'><a...142 hours 18 min ago
+1Break into the finance field from a CC Hello everyone, I am currently studying in a community college near Chicago, and my current status is as follows: working as an intern in the purchasing department of a multinational company (completely unrelated to finance), mostly have experience in marketing and sales, with some relevant...131 week 15 hours ago
+1Public vs. Private Corporate Finance/FP&Aanyone here with experience in both? is one preferable over the other? does one typically have less stress or constraints (i'm thinking private)?131 week 19 hours ago
+1Snapchat's $25-Billion IPOSnapchat's parent company is working on an IPO with a target of selling its shares in the first quarter of '17. According to the Wall Street Journal: [quote]"The company’s offering could value Snapchat at $25 billion or more."[/quote] Snap may soon be the biggest...136 days 21 hours ago
+1Possible to transition from attorney to hedge fund?Hey everyone, I'm brand new here so hopefully this hasn't been covered before. I've spent the better part of a decade practicing M&A law. I recently moved to Boston and am looking for work/considering options. I've been <span class='keyword_link'><a...133 days 15 hours ago
+1Pitch Me A StockWas asked this question recently in an interview and it seems to be a popular interview question. I feel that I answered the question pretty well doing a good amount of research on the company a few months before. After the interview I started to think..what did I leave out? Here are some of...123 weeks 1 day ago
+1High School Senior striving to land a job in wall streetNot exactly sure if this is the right forum to post this in, but as the title says im currently a highschool senior and I've always wanted to work in wall street starting as an analyst of course. I'm mainly looking to get some advice and any tips that would prove beneficial to me. I...122 weeks 5 days ago
+1Career advice: Leave $5 B REIT to move to consulting?Offered to join a consultant in systems/modelling/accounting/general finance for a larger real estate /infrastructure group (around 20x larger) at about twice my hourly wage.. paid per hour. Effectively can earn my salary in 4 months assuming 50 hours a week.121 week 6 days ago
+1Undergrad offers: Deloitte S&O vs. ZS Undergrad student at a top target university. I received two FT offers: <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Deloitte</a></span> S&O and <span...122 days 22 hours ago
+1Wells Fargo Sophomore Diversity Summit 2016Just got the email invite to the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Wells Fargo</a></span> sophomore diversity summit in Charlotte, anyone else going? 1227 min 5 sec ago
+1Volunteer opportunities for PE Associate I'm a first year PE associate in NYC with a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">MBB</a></span> consulting background. Wanted to know if anyone had any recommendations on volunteer /...122 days 19 hours ago
+1MSF UFHello everyone, I am a sophomore getting my Bachelors in Accounting at UF. I am on the path to earn my degree by the fall of my junior year. I want to get a MSF and work as an investment banker at a good firm. Should I stay at UF or go to a different school to get my MSF? I have MIT, Vandy,...123 days 20 hours ago
+1Ecuador has restricted Julian Assange's internet accessEarlier this week Ecuador 'temporarily' restricted Julian Assange's internet access after the whistle blower published a spate of damaging emails from Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign and threatens to continue posting more. This action has actually prompted the...121 day 1 hour ago
+1Whats the word on Accounts Receivables Finance? (Career wise)I saw some accounts receivables position at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">HSBC</a></span>, careers in <span class='keyword_link'><a...113 weeks 6 days ago
+1Difficulty of breaking into acquisitions vs AM Couple questions.. I guess it depends on the market but I have been doing my due diligence on plenty of firms and those with " Our Team" bios listed I have yet to see one Acquisitions guy without an RE IB or similar prestigious finance background. Also most from target schools....112 weeks 2 days ago
+1Signage Cap RatesDoes anyone know of a good source for signage cap rates/transaction <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">comps</a></span>? Trying to value a property with significant signage...111 week 3 days ago
+1Ever feel like you’re stuck in PE?Second worst feeling ever with the first being stuck in banking… so after a couple of years in banking, I managed to make the jump over to the buy-side. Currently at a MM PE sector focused shop - about a year and a half in, we were one of the most active investors in the space until all of a...112 weeks 4 days ago
+1Coffee with Deutsche Bank IB Associate - What questions do you have?I am having coffee with an IB Associate from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">DB</a></span> in a few days. I chatted with him a few weeks ago on the phone for almost 30-minutes. I followed...111 week 6 days ago
+1About the "weakness" type questions ---- would "nervous" be a deal breaker?Just wonder what kind of "real weakness" is good to mention for this type of questions from the point of views by real bankers. Thanks for your advice in advance!111 week 6 days ago
+1How important is Full-time Offer Rate to you?I've noticed people generally on this forum pick the group/bank that is perceived as "better" yet may have a significantly lower offer rate. Why?111 week 3 days ago
+1Real Estate Events worth it?Seeing a few in my area.. one that caught my eye is Bisnow. They have tons of speakers who are big names in industry and they have hours designated to networking. Anyone ever go? 114 days 23 hours ago
+1WACC and Risk Free Rate Yield CurveHello, In all the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">DCF</a></span> models it seems we are using a constant <span class='keyword_link'><a...112 days 20 hours ago
+1JPM Asia Career Jumpstart MarketsGot an offer to the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">JPM</a></span> Asia Jumpstart for Markets. Can anyone tell me how the process is like, and how the written translation test is like?1147 min 38 sec ago
+1How are you spending the final undergrad year after accepting an offer?For those of you not just in AM but also in IB that have been fortunate enough to receive a return offer or have gotten a position somewhere else, what do you plan on doing for the next 5-8 months? I'm ahead on my credits and will only be taking two upper finance courses in the spring (both...1154 min 11 sec ago
+1MBA Investment Bank Associate Recruiting and the importance of GMAT?Hello WSO, I am planning on applying for the top 1-25 MBA programs. Also, I am in process of studying for my <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">GMAT</a></span> and...106 days 5 hours ago
+1Lazard/Qatalyst/MSHey all. I have a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">superday</a></span> at <span class='keyword_link'><a...103 weeks 1 hour ago
+1BB Full-Time RecruitingHas anyone heard back from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span>'s in regards to full-time recruiting? This is meant for people without background in HYPW....103 weeks 2 days ago
+1Not sure how to describe my position atm...I'm starting work soon at a firm, which you can think of like GE Capital in the early 2000's, which just has a ton of extra capital and instead of doing share buy-backs or providing dividends, is just buying up companies and real estate in North America. I'm going to be on the...102 weeks 2 days ago
+1Misdemeanor and Getting Job in Corporate FinanceFreshman year (about 3 years ago) I purchased an item on-campus for a cheap price. The police found the guy who sold the item to me and a couple of weeks later the police came and talked to me about it. Because the price that I paid for the item was so cheap, they said I must have known that...103 weeks 12 hours ago
+1PJT SuperdayI had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">superday</a></span> with PJT Partners Boston office this past Friday and I think it went well. However, it's Monday now and I haven't heard back yet....102 weeks 5 days ago
+1BB sell-side Macro Research: Outside perspective/perception/ranking?Just wondering, from a buy-side perspective, what is the perception of different <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> macro teams in terms of strength/exit ops...102 weeks 1 day ago
+1What would you do if you accidentally met a billionaire?Imagine that one day you were just minding your own business and then suddenly, Bill Gates/Elon Musk (or another billionaire) just appeared out of no where and you have him in your line of sights... Now, what would you say or do at this moment when you know you would probably never see them...101 week 5 days ago
+1Eastdil Application ProcessSpeaking from my job search, I haven't seen any job postings with Eastdil in junior level (through <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Wells Fargo</a></span>'s website). Can...101 week 3 days ago
+1Help me decide which offer to takeCurrently debating between offers, looking for advice on what each job entails, next job it may lead to, and overall which would be the best to start my career? F500 O&G analyst development program - 4 rotations over 2 years Grant Thornton Valuation Associate EY Structured Finance...104 days 20 hours ago
+1What are the investment strategies in commercial real estate?I have heard covered land play, lease up play, etc. What other strategies have you heard in the past?106 days 23 hours ago
+11st year analyst in a group that might get cut (Might be getting laid off)-- need adviceI'm a 1st year analyst with just under 6 months of experience in a product group, and a lower Tier <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span>. I was recently...101 week 20 hours ago
+1What to Bring to Superday?This might be a silly question, but I come from a very non-core school and also have no friends in the industry, so I have no people to reference. Should I bring anything to a <span class='keyword_link'><a...1012 hours 50 min ago
+1Private Equity interest from a Physician backgroundHi All, This is going to sound unrealistic..but here goes.. I am an older surgeon (50 yo) who is interested in Private Equity/Hedge funds (involved in hospitals, clinics etc). Have an EMBA from a top 5 school. How would I combine my interested in PE/Hedge funds with my background and current...92 days 11 hours ago
+1Interview and GPAHello! I applied for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">IBD</a></span> at JP after taking summer summer classes, I completed summer classes and my GPA was up...91 hour 32 min ago
+1Need Series 7 Help/Advice I recently secured a position as a HNW broker, but have to pass the Series 7 to start. Firm provided STC materials. I am having trouble retaining information from the manual, and practice scores not really budging. For people who have studied for and taken the 7 recently, what worked for you?...92 weeks 2 days ago
+1New WSO Blogging Internship! We are looking for several talented student writers / young professionals to contribute posts to WSO with the goal of raising the level of quality of content in our forums and on the frontpage. <strong>Internship title:</strong> Finance/Business/Wall Street Blogger Intern ...92 weeks 5 days ago
+1Apollo Credit vs BB IBDI was lucky enough to get offers to both the Apollo Credit Summer Analyst Position and a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> <span...91 week 6 days ago
+1Easier Back Office Internships?I'm trying to break into <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">IBD</a></span> for next summer. I heard that many people get <span...92 weeks 4 days ago
+1Eastdil Secured Equity Sales Compensation and Exit OppsI know this topic has been discussed before although most answers in past threads were pretty ambiguous. Does anyone have an idea of what first year analyst compensation figures (base+bonus) look like on Eastdil's equity sales team in NYC. Also for a person who ultimately would like to work...91 week 5 days ago
+1What Does The Future Hold For Jack Dorsey?A year after his return as CEO, Dorsey has not made much progress as live streaming and live products have not spurred much growth. [quote]Dorsey, argued that the 10-year-old company should remain on its current course and work to capitalize on recent product improvements and success in...92 weeks 2 days ago
+1Equity Research, Investment Management, Asset Management and Fund ManagementI have had three <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">internships</a></span> as an undergrad. - wealth management, credit analyst and a boutique <span...91 week 4 days ago
+1Georgetown Masters in Real Estate OnlineHey everyone! I am new to these forums but I wanted to hear from some people that have or are currently going through Georgetown's online masters in real estate program. I saw some previous posts about this but nothing within the last couple of years. I am heavily considering doing the...95 days 44 min ago
+1Corporate Development to PE?Those of you in the PE industry, what are the chances of coming from a Corporate Development role and landing at a MM fund? Also what do you think of current industry conditions, there is a record amount of debt on companies balance sheets - possible bubble in 4-7 years? Or an opportunity in...949 min 17 sec ago
+1Tech Sales ---> VC? Hey everyone, I'm exploring job options as I'm planning on graduating this December. I've been looking really hard into breaking into Tech sales rather than finance as I've grown an interest in the field lately. I was wondering if it was common for members of a software or...91 week 6 days ago
+1Chicago social sceneI'm 26 looking to mingle with a more upscale crowd than I'm used to. Where's good places to meet a nice guy and party? 91 week 3 days ago
+1Best LA IB GroupsWhat are the strongest <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">IBD</a></span> groups in the LA area? I know <span class='keyword_link'><a...91 week 22 hours ago
+1DBNew hire freeze at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">DB</a></span>, how will this affect <span class='keyword_link'><a...91 week 3 days ago
+1How to earn 10k in one month? I desperately want to do something crazy but also with high possibility to achieve. I am starting <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span> for a while, but found out not...918 hours 38 min ago
+1Help w majors and minorsHi guys - currently a sophomore at a non-target declared in finance and economics (double major). I'm looking short term to break into IB (did an internship last summer as a freshman w/ a boutique in M&A), but long term looking into hedge funds (ideally L/S but they seem to be a dying...93 days 3 hours ago
+170k pro rate intern salary at MMDelete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete 917 hours 35 min ago
+1Should I delay graduation by a semester for a summer internship at a large bank?So here is the deal: although I am set to graduate next May, I somehow got an IB <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">summer internship</a></span> at a large bank(not <span...922 hours 31 min ago
+1How are my chances at Darden?Non-target state school - can't rely on school name Bachelor - Accounting - 3.2 GPA Master - Accounting - 3.25 GPA CPA <span class='keyword_link'><a...93 hours 39 min ago
+1Personal Trading activity while in IBDHi all, This topic has been discussed in the past, albeit on an old thread from 2009 (what I could find) and only covered stocks on exchanges. I wanted to get the opinion of the current full time personnel in the Investment Banking and related fields, on whether similar rules (preclearing...83 weeks 6 days ago
+1Former bankers, how much of a pay cut were you willing to take for "regular" corp finance job?Currently in my 3rd year as a corp banking analyst and pretty much looking to get out ASAP. Mainly looking for a better work/life balance. Had an interview with an F500 for an FP&A role, but pay cut was too much from my current base (-$15k). For those of you who made the jump or are in the...83 weeks 1 day ago
+1Matrin Shkreli Can't Stay Out Of The SpotlightPresented without comment: weeks 4 days ago
+1Anyone in the U.S. has received the first round phone interview from MS HK IBD? (Cycle 2)Anyone in the U.S. has received the first round phone interview from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">MS</a></span> HK <span class='keyword_link'><a...82 weeks 6 days ago
+1School for west coast banking?Between USC and University of Michigan, which would be the better option if my ultimate goal is to get into ib in SF or LA? I would probably do a quantiative major like engineering or <span class='keyword_link'><a...82 weeks 4 days ago
+1Physical Trader vs Buyer (natural shorts)Hi guys, I am curious to hear the perception of someone managing a structurally short book (managing crude inventory for a refinery, gasoline inventory for a consumer fuel retail operation, iron for a steel mill, etc.) within the market and that persons skillset and attractiveness to the more...81 week 4 days ago
+1How to win a stock pitch?Freshman at Harvard here. The leading finance club on campus is hosting a stock pitch competition for freshman/new members at the end of the semester. With an interest in finance for several years now, I have read and am currently reading several finance books including The <span...81 week 2 days ago
+1What should I do with my downtime in FP&A?In order to make myself as indispensable as possible within the organization and more attractive for when i'm ready to make a move? we obviously have our busier times where there is absolutely no free time, but we also have instances where there is a lot of opportunity to improve...82 weeks 5 days ago
+1Exit Opps from Special ServicersHey Everybody, I was wondering what sort of exit opps exist for those that have been in an entry level role with special servicers such as CW Capital, LNR Property etc. 82 weeks 4 days ago
+1GS IBD ATP Salt Lake CityHey, got an offer to be one of 37 new analysts in the Analyst Training Program in Salt Lake City. Over the phone they told me that around 50% are able to become permanent <span class='keyword_link'><a...82 days 9 hours ago
+1Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley,... Who's Next?John Stumpf being grilled by Congress for 4 hours is old news. Now it's <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Morgan Stanley</a></span>'s turn. [quote]"Massachusetts officials...82 weeks 5 days ago
+2Favorite sources for CRE news?Hey, curious to see what news sources people like to use/read to stay up to date on happenings in CRE? Thanks82 weeks 5 days ago
+1Keyboard & Mouse for OfficeI am not a fan of the stock wired mouse and keyboard given to me by my company. My low cost alternative was: What do you guys prefer? 81 week 6 days ago
+1Early start date or travel for a few months?Hi Everyone, I currently have a tentative start date at a top real estate intermediary (think HFF,Newmark,Eastdil, CBRE) in a major market for July 2017. However, I will be finishing up school this December and will have 6 months before I start if that July start date stands. I was...81 week 6 days ago
+1Petsky Prunier SuperdayI had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">superday</a></span> with <span class='keyword_link'><a href=""...81 week 1 day ago
+1UBS Unlock Your Potential 2016 Video Interview I was asked to finish a pre-recorded interview a week ago and have yet heard back from the recruitment team. HR is really vague in the video interview invitation so I wasn't sure if it's just part of the application/ a first round. Seems like most <span...81 week 6 days ago
+1Any good real estate forums?These are the results I get when I Google "real estate investing forums": Are these any good? Other forums,...81 week 3 days ago
+1Houlihan Lokey Restructuring 1st Round On Campus Interview - Advice??Hey Guys, I have an upcoming on campus interview with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Houlihan Lokey</a></span> for their restructuring group. I consider myself a...81 week 21 hours ago
+1Deutsche Bank Hiring FreezeSo this just came up today: "<span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Deutsche Bank</a></span> AG is implementing a companywide hiring freeze." Frustrating for me as I just landed a...81 week 2 days ago
+1Preparing for a REIT acquisitions analyst interviewJust found out I will be doing a second-round interview with a retail focused <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">REIT</a></span> next week. Apart from...85 days 23 hours ago
+1$100 billion fundSoftBank has commitments for $100 billion in a new PE fund. $45B is coming from one fund (Public Investment fund of Saudi Arabia) and another $25B is coming from SoftBank. The remaining $30B is coming from third party investors. But still, this will be the largest reported fund since <span...84 days 18 hours ago
+1Goldman IMD InterviewHey did anyone do the back-to-back skype video interviews with Goldman IMD this past week and hear anything yet? Not sure how long it takes to hear back?83 days 38 min ago
+1School suggestions for Undergrad student? Hello! So I'm thinking of applying to FSU to study finance. I'm an international student and they offer me the best tuition deal (20k instead of 35k since they have a location in my country. So, basically, I'm looking for more schools in the 20k-30k bracket). I'm interested...87 hours 45 min ago
+1Real Estate Underwriting OpEx AssumptionsHello Everyone, To give you a bit of background I'm working in acquisitions at Multifamily Value-add Owner/Operator in Manahttan. I have underwritten a few deals at this point, and want to get an idea of how other analysts make their OpEx assumptions. What I usually use is a building in...82 days 21 hours ago
+1Surgery for "why low GPA"?Had an operation done in first year prior to finals, and ended with a 3.0 that year. In second year I was able to get a ~3.8 and had decent extracurrics and work exp on my resume too. Assuming I get a first round interview, is that a reasonable answer?822 hours 14 min ago
+1Guggenheim vs. Lincoln International vs. Houlihan Lokey vs. MacquarieTitle says it all, which one should I take for IB. Mostly interested in HC, but open to other groups as well.811 sec ago
+1HSBC Global Banking & Markets CRM program recruitment<span class='keyword_link'><a href="">HSBC</a></span> is recruiting at my school for their Global Banking Customer Relationship Management program. I tried to dig a bit into what the job is but it's still...72 weeks 6 days ago
+1Who is invited to the Closing Dinner?I'm at a small boutique I-Bank and we just closed a decent sized LMM deal, biggest in our short history. We were assuming that we do dinner with the sellers / mgmt team, but the P/E Associate is asking about our plans for a closing dinner. Do we invite that P/E firm to the one we already...73 weeks 3 days ago
+1Can I mention the name on the cover letter whom I had a talk with during the info session (without asking for consent)?I wonder if I can drop the names of some one I had a talk during the info session, which I did not ask a referral from them. Does name drops equal to the referral? One of my friend said you have to ask for consent before put his/her name on the cover letter. Again thank you for your answers.75 days 18 hours ago
+1Need some guidance for a studentStudying finance at a non-target, I feel as if I am already behind the competition. If my chances of breaking into Investment Banking start at 100%, I would say the non-target factor brings me to about a 60% chance. The fact that I know absolutely no one in banking in New York (where I am...73 weeks 4 days ago
+1Not sure why my networking emails are getting returned, help!!So I am facing a confusing situation: My networking emails are getting returned and I don't know why. I think the email address for that person is not wrong: since I know his company's email format and I successfully sent several to several other people in that firm two days ago and...73 weeks 3 days ago
+1Applying to MSF with 2.7 gpaI am a senior at a semi target in Pennsylvania studying International Politics. I was originally planning on going to law school, however I decided this past summer that I want to pursue a career in Finance. My GPA is low due to my horrendous first semester where I failed 2 courses. No excuses...72 weeks 5 days ago
+1Bank Interview ProcessesHello all. Does anyone have any input on what to expect for the following: Centerview Round 1s Qatalyst Round 1s PJT RSSG Round 1s <span class='keyword_link'><a href=""...72 weeks 1 day ago
+1Anyone know the internal wholesaler requirements for someone who is transitioning?So I took a position post grad with a major mortgage company with two years of sales/customer relations experience underneath my belt and am looking to gain entry into a internal wholesaling position either in Chicago or NYC. I was curious as to the difficulty of getting into the industry as a...72 weeks 3 days ago
+1Delay Graduation?I'm currently a senior set to graduate from a Chicago non-target in June. I didn't get a SA position this past summer, but my resume isn't completely sparse. Should I strictly try for FT positions, or delay graduation til December '17 (take a minor) and try for a prestigious...72 weeks 3 days ago
+1Misdemeanor & Corporate FinanceFreshman year (about 3 years ago) I purchased an item on-campus for a cheap price. The police found the guy who sold the item to me and a couple of weeks later the police came and talked to me about it. Because the price that I paid for the item was so cheap, they said I must have known that...72 weeks 4 days ago
+1Negative Revolver BalanceWhat does it mean if a company has a revolver balance that is negative? Would this mean that the company overpaid down the revolver and is able to borrow paying no interest rate (besides the non-drawn % fee) up until that negative balance number? For example if the revolver balance is...72 weeks 3 days ago
+1Bonobos for SUITS? Looking for $600-$1000 rangeCurrent banker, head hunter interviews coming up I've only ever heard of bonobos being known for their pants (have a couple), but recently I bought a few of their weekly grinder shirts and really liked the fit. Pulled the trigger on 3 with their perennial deal. Tried on a suit...75 days 13 hours ago
+1GS SSG (Special Situation Group) InterviewHi, I have my second round of interview for the Special Situation Group of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">GS</a></span> in London. This is for the Private Capital team, investing mainly in...74 days 2 hours ago
+1Bash my CV!I'm looking to move to tier 1 or tier 2 in London. So far I haven't had much response from my applications. What do you guys think about my resume? Don't be surprised about the length of my academic track record. Besides the switch from Biomeds to Econs it is a fairly normal...72 weeks 1 day ago
+1Citi, Lazard, Jefferies, Fidelity, Morgan StanleyI have been given offers from the following firms: <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Citi</a></span> (IB), <span class='keyword_link'><a...72 weeks 1 day ago
+1KPMG Deal Advisory Case InterviewGuys, The application procedure for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">KPMG</a></span>'s Deal Advisory Rotation Program (M&A, TS, Restructuring, Valuation, Debt Advisory) constists of (1)...71 week 4 days ago
+1Comp questions for debt/equity shopsI'm considering talking to a few debt/equity placement firms regarding job ops, after spending 10+ years on the principal side doing acquisitions. Looking at boutique type groups rather than the HFF/Eastdil/Cushman types. At the point in my career, I'm sorta burned out on the...71 week 4 days ago
+1J.P. Morgan Proud to Be 2016Did anyone apply for the program? Either for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Asset Management</a></span> or investment banking. The event is coming up.71 day 12 hours ago
+1Need Advice-Got offer from BB for SA but how do I let them know I have been suspended in the past?Long Story Short- I was suspended for one semester and I will be returning in the spring. The suspension was disciplinary and due to political factors I was made an example to set a precedent in the future. I go to a top 10 school and have excellent work experience at BBs. I just crushed my most...71 week 4 days ago
+1Does CFA L3 PASSED help getting into MS FINANCE programs?Hi all, I am a UG student from South Korea, aiming for a decent FINANCE program admission after graduation. Not that i got my <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">gmat...71 week 11 hours ago
+1Trafigura Grad Program InterviewI have an interview with Trafigura this week for their grad program, the oil and gas side. Does anybody have any insight or recommendations to prepare for the interview? I have 2 interviews that are 1.5 hours each and they're competency based. 712 hours 16 min ago
+1Non-target student needing advise Hello guys, I am looking to get some advise on a couple of different topics. To give you some background, I have a little over 3 years working for Verizon Wireless in both sales and management. I quit my job earlier this year to go back to school and am currently a sophomore at a non-target...76 days 22 hours ago
+1Best products for those starting in S&TWhat products do you anticipate will be hot over the next few years? Which desks tend to have the best exit ops and most transferable skills?718 hours 51 min ago
+1Response Back From MDHi guys. I recently cold emailed a managing director at a small boutique and to my surprise, I got a response. He told me that he would direct my application to the recruiters, but it will take a few months for them to get back to me. What are your guys thoughts? 75 days 15 hours ago
+1Akuna Capital - OpinionsI've recently received an offer from Akuna Capital, and was wondering if people had any opinions on this prop shop? Is this a reputable shop, have there been <span class='keyword_link'><a...719 hours 28 min ago
+1University dilemmaHey everyone, I'm a soon-to-be uni student and I needed some advice on which uni is the best overall and which one has a greater influence when it comes to placements in <span class='keyword_link'><a...64 weeks 18 hours ago
+1KPMG Deal Advisory InterviewI have a first round interview coming up for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">KPMG</a></span>'s Deal Advisory rotation. Does anyone have previous experience with how this interview may be set up -...63 days 21 hours ago
+1Starwood Capital Group Summer Acquisitions Analyst First RoundAnybody who has been through Starwood's SA recruiting process for the acquisitions team, what sort of questions are asked during a first round phone interview? Is it more technical or they ask <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 week 17 hours ago
+1CBRE Capital AdvisorsHey buddies, It seems there is not much info about CBRE Capital Advisors in the forum (i've used the search function but there is only one thread with no much info) So the thing is i've been approached by a recruiter to speak about a position in this shop, and i'd like to...63 weeks 3 days ago
+1Athletes in bankingI am a former division one football player. After a series of injuries I have my sights set on finance in general and banking more specifically (at least in the short term). I've heard from some people to leverage my title as an athlete because it speaks to work ethic, team work and...63 weeks 3 days ago
+1Is it true you need to know how to speak french if your working at soc gen?Is it true you need to know how to speak french if your working at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Soc Gen</a></span>? That what I have been told, not sure if its true or not. 63 weeks 4 days ago
+1BAML Global ResearchHad a chance to talk with a MD in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BAML</a></span> Global Research. I feel like the in her words the job is pretty interesting. I wonder is Global...62 weeks 22 hours ago
+2Altamont Analyst Program?The above post has been removed from Wall Street Oasis. Thank you to everyone who provided a response.62 weeks 5 days ago
+1Which big 4 firm should I choose?Hello everyone, I am still in school and have offers from EY and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">PwC</a></span>. I am looking to get into advisory and will...63 weeks 3 days ago
+1MSF step down in pay?I am looking to transition out of my sales career into <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">corporate finance</a></span>. While...62 weeks 5 days ago
+1Are these LACs good for recruiting for Wall St?Hi, I'm a senior and I'm looking to apply to the following schools: Reaches Barnard College Colgate University Boston College Lehigh University Lafayette College Carleton College University of Richmond Vassar College Smith College Matches Union College College of the...61 week 10 hours ago
+1What is a good job search engine?Besides the obvious ones like Indeed, Monster or SimplyHired, anyone know any good search engines for finance jobs?62 weeks 3 days ago
+1Partial I/O AmortizationIf you have a 10 yr loan, with 30 yr amortization, and 5 years of interest only payments, how are payments computed after the interest only period? Would it be 30 yr or 25 yr amortization?62 weeks 3 days ago
+1Corporate Banking vs. ECMI'm in a global banking traineeship right now within a universal bank in the Netherlands. During my traineeship I have been in a mid-office position for three months, as well as in an internship position at the <span class='keyword_link'><a...62 weeks 9 hours ago
+1Morgan Stanley LA? Insight?Have a first rounder with these guys next week. I'm from the east coast but I'd love the opportunity to work in Beverly Hills. Does anyone know what sort of deals they work on? I've heard its primarily M&A execution -if anyone has interviewed or knows about the group please...62 weeks 11 hours ago
+1TWITTER:TO CHARGE OR NOT TO CHARGE<strong> Oct 10 (Reuters) – “Twitter Inc's shares slumped more than 13 percent in early <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span> on Monday after a weekend...61 week 4 days ago
+2Twitter: To Charge Or Not To ChargeOct 10 (Reuters) – “Twitter Inc's shares slumped more than 13 percent in early <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span> on Monday after a weekend Bloomberg...61 week 5 days ago
+1Moving from small private equity fund to a larger fundHi Everyone! I am currently very close at getting an Associate job at a European private equity fund. The fund focus on making SME investments in Central Europe and Scandinavia. The current AUM is about 200m euro. The team is world class and have an extremely good performance. However, I...61 week 4 days ago
+1Stumpf out at WellsStumpy to retire, effective immediately. Can't say I'm surprised to see him go, but am a little surprised at the timing...especially after the management call the other day. While there was a fairly clear lack of organizational oversight, you'd think he'd try to at...61 week 3 days ago
+1Listing personal investing experience on resumeHi, I am applying to an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Asset Management</a></span> company for a research associate position (equities). The posting lists a...61 week 1 day ago
+1Interview Question I read from HLI read an interview question on WSO for HLRX that was "What is the value of Coke's recipe? Whoever posted the question said: "I tried to answer this using a <span class='keyword_link'><a...66 days 21 hours ago
+1Carlyle recruiter in LondonHi - Does anyone know who covers Carlyle's PE recruiting in London? I have tried Kea and Walker Hamill and neither do so. Many thanks!66 days 17 hours ago
+1Starting fund out of undergradI currently go to MIT, and two peers and I are launching a fund in January. Using a novel valuation metric one of my cofounders brought to the table and some relatively novel/sophisticated stochastic modeling (I published on the method for NLP applications in high school) we do machine...61 week 2 days ago
+1Is reneging on a job offer due to your current employer beating their offer okay?I was offered a job paying me $50,000 more then my current employer. I went through the drug screening and was extended the offer in which I verbaled that I would take it. I placed my two week notice today and my current employer came back with the same offer and $<span...63 days 10 hours ago
+1Associate compensation at small PE fundsHi everyone, Is there anyone with a bit of insight into what the compensation is for a level 1 Associate at a small PE funds? The fund I am recruiting for is a Western European fund with AUM below EUR 200m. Thanks!61 week 31 min ago
+1Research Analyst --> ???I recently got a callback on a research analyst position I applied to at a CBRE, JLL, Colliers-type firm. The role is focused on researching capital markets. I'm more interested in trying to get into an underwriting, acquisitions or <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 week 2 days ago
+1Anyone knows Eldridge Industries?Hi guys, I just received an interview invitation from Eldridge Industries, but cannot find any related news online...61 week 1 day ago
+1Should I negotiate job offer out of college in a finance rotation program of a health/wellness corporation Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted Deleted65 days 22 hours ago
+1Summer IBD offer, what next?Hi Guys/Gals I've just received an offer for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Nomura</a></span>, but after spending countless hours on other apps, I want to see how the others do. Which firms...61 week 16 hours ago
+1Oxford vs LSE MSc FinanceHey guys, I was hoping I could get some feedback on LSE vs Oxford MScF. I am currently working as a credit analyst for a large regional commercial bank in the US. It's been valuable training, but long term I do not want to pursue a career in commercial lending, so I am looking to take the...61 day 16 hours ago
+1DB IBD vs Citi S&TSummer analyst position junior year for both. Prefer <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">IBD</a></span> but also prefer <span...63 days 15 hours ago
+1Brown for investment banking?Im a hs senior right now and am appling early decision to brown. Does anyone know the recruiting oppurtunities for ib from there and whether its considered a target?623 hours 51 min ago
+1Is it okay to disclose HR's email to a friendSo my friend run into some technical issue when applying for a bank. He reached out to me because I have been through the recruiting process with the same bank and asked me for HR's contact. Without hesitation, I gave him HR's email. By hindsight, I realized that I did so without...62 hours 20 min ago
+1Life after 2 years in Private Equity Hey guys, So I know a lot of what bankers do these days is 2 years in banking, 2 in PE and then 2 for MBA, but what comes after? (assuming of course we are disregarding the people that just stay in banking after the 2 years, and the ones who are lucky enough to make VP in PE and stay on as...617 hours 8 min ago
+1How Do I Study for Finance Excel Tests?I have been on several finance interviews where I have been given excel tests. Sadly, i havent done well on them. But I know excel, just not in the way these companies expect. Just to let you know, the test doesnt ask to calculate present value or bonds, for instance. Rather, they ask for...52 weeks 5 days ago
+1Not Invited to OCR but still have a shot at IBD SA?Hi All, I go to a top 20 school in the USA that is considered "core" to a few banks. I have networked hard with said banks (spoken with 8-10 people at each bank), but unfortunately was not invited for an on campus interview with either bank. Is it still possible /acceptable for...52 weeks 7 hours ago
+1I Want to get into trading but I don't know where to startHi Everybody, I want to get into <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span>, but don't know where to start. I majored in Economics and Business, but in my country...53 weeks 14 hours ago
+1Are The Bears Emerging From Hibernation?I read an opinion article on marketwatch this morning that was essentially implying that we are headed for a possible large market downturn in the month of October. The author cited 9 main reasons for his bearish sentiment. I wanted to get the opinion of the folks on WSO pertaining to his...52 weeks 5 days ago
+1Sent Resume Twice on Accident, how big of an issue?I was applying for the Freshman Pioneer Internship at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Deloitte</a></span>. I have a program that automates the time an email is sent....52 weeks 5 days ago
+1LBO Mgm't Case vs. Base CaseHello, quick question for those in PE regarding <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">lbo models</a></span>. Beliee there are typically 4 cases: 1) Management 2) Upside 3)...52 weeks 20 hours ago
+1Transcript Issue?Hi, So I just got a 1st round for one of my dream jobs in banking / corporate dev. On my resume when I applied, I had around a 3.5, and this was my grades from 2 semester ago. The last semester (spring) before my <span class='keyword_link'><a...52 weeks 4 days ago
+1Lazard I have a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">superday</a></span> with <span class='keyword_link'><a...52 weeks 3 days ago
+1Commercial Banking Relationship Manager(1) Does anyone know what a career in commercial banking as a relationship manager would entail? (2) How would the hours be and the compensation/trajectory? (3) Do you know how one would break into such a role? Would some time as a credit analyst do the trick? (4) What would it be like...52 weeks 3 days ago
+1Can I get first round interviews with a 3.4 cGPA?Targeting mid-tier BBs and MMs. Go to a school with OCR but not the core set of "targets", is it still doable? My sophomore GPA is 3.76 Have boutique IB exp and a bunch of finance ECs52 weeks 2 days ago
+1Sources and Uses = TEV???So I am working on a relatively complicated S&U and Cap Table (warrants, LTIC, multiple parties, etc.) for a potential management buyout situation. My boss is convinced that the TEV (both current and pro forma) and the Sources and Uses should be the same number. I don't think...53 days 13 hours ago
+1Please d-stroy my resumeI am working on submitting my resume for IB and Commercial Real Estate full-time positions. Please let me know what I should work on.... I am trying to decide on splitting my resume into work experience and extracurriculars so I have attached two versions. Thanks a lot!51 week 5 days ago
+1BB Superday Los Angeles officeI just superdayed yesterday at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> in LA and felt that i did really well (got all technicals, did really good 30sec pitch...52 weeks 22 hours ago
+1From S&T to the C-SuiteIs this a possible career track? Many of my schools alums started at the big 4 in audit and worked their way up to being a CFO at mid-sized company's, how can someone from the S&T side of things position themselves for future c-suite opportunities? Would an MBA be necessary to move into...51 week 5 days ago
+1Jefferies Superday: Advice?Hey guys, Let me preface this by saying thank you to everyone on this forum. I would not have been able to get to where I am now without some of the advice I have picked up on the WSO forums. Anyways, I just got asked to the <span class='keyword_link'><a...55 days 19 hours ago
+1Turn around time for offer after a superday?Had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">superday</a></span> on Thursday for a <span class='keyword_link'><a...51 week 6 days ago
+1Do you have to build a model from scratch for a stock pitch?I am planning to create a few stock pitches to apply for L/S <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> roles. For those who have created...51 week 6 days ago
+1SA at Goldman Capital Markets vs. MM Generalist IBD (Think Jefferies/Guggenheim/HLHZ)The title says it all, offers all for SA. Would the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">GS</a></span> name brand help in FT offer at top <span class='keyword_link'><a...51 week 5 days ago
+1Rising Sophomore -- Need school/advice! -- At a turning point. I am a rising sophomore at nowhere university (Oakland University if you care) and have dreams of breaking into high finance. Not to knock my school (as it is accredited and is recruited by B4 firms), but it has no serious (to me at least) finance recruiting. Additionally, when I reach out to...51 week 2 days ago
+1Waitlisted at BB, what now?Found out a few days from some alums after my <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">superday</a></span> that I was still in the running, but they wanted to see how I stack up against the next few rounds. Any...51 week 3 days ago
+1Deutsche Bank's TroublesSo it looks like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Deutsche Bank</a></span> has instituted a hiring freeze in all departments besides compliance. However, they are still offering <span...51 week 23 hours ago
+1Do all equity l/s teams work an insane amount?I'm at one of the multi-manager equity l/s platforms (think Point72, Surveyor, etc.) as an associate/junior analyst, getting recruited to another one for a more senior analyst role. From what I see around me, basically every l/s equity team (including PMs) works a ton, call it 6-7 days a...53 days 3 hours ago
+1HSBC IBD vs. Deutsche Bank IBD (London)Hi guys Since Deutsche is currently struggling big time and it's unclear how the bank is going to do in the near future, would you say that a bank like <span class='keyword_link'><a...55 days 21 hours ago
+1Expected Knowledge of a Newbie trying to get into Commercial Real EstateI was curious as to the expected knowledge requirement of someone new trying to get into the industry. I want to join somewhere that will be able to teach me the ropes. Operating under the assumption that I know nothing about the industry what would I need to know to get a junior level position?52 days 11 hours ago
+1HSBC SA IB Assessment Test?Has anyone taken the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">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...512 hours 55 min ago
+1What is the legality of giving priority to specific advisors or institutional investors as an Ibanker?Say I work in Capital Markets at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">GS</a></span> and I have a fraternity brother that I trust and respect who works in Investment Management for <span...53 days 20 hours ago
+13rd year Boutique IB Analyst -> HF AnalystHi All, I started out over two years ago trying to make my move from engineering undergrad to the investing world. The shortest version is I studied cleantech engineering undergrad > got laid off from a startup that failed to raise VC before I even started that job > did a year of...51 day 17 hours ago
+1D.A Davidson Los Angeles OfficeHi guys, I have a first round with D.A Davidson coming up and was wondering if you guys have any insights on the LA group's industry coverage? 59 hours 12 min ago
+1Forward Exchange Rate USD/EURI am currently conduct a study for my International Business course. In doing so I must determine the 1 YR Forward Exchange Rate for the USD/EURO; however, I am having some trouble understanding the charts. How do I calculate the FER with the given information. I was told to take the 1 yr bid of...51 day 1 hour ago
+1College SearchHello! I'm a high school senior that is currently going through the process of applying and researching perspective colleges. I play basketball, so my college search is somewhat limited as it is more about what schools recruit me, than me having the choice of schools I want to go to. Over...59 hours 18 min ago
+1How to enter IB after Teach For America?Hi there, I graduated from Yale in 2015 without any background whatsoever in finance. I'll be completing my two-year Teach For America program in June 2017. At that time, I'll be 24 years old without any formal finance training but great interest in banking. Questions I have for...51 hour 32 min ago
+1PJT RX vs Apollo Performing CreditHow would you guys compare these two? What are the pros and cons relative to how each would provide opportunities on the buy side? I would be interested in going to a place that does L-S equity, but is also active on the distressed side. On the one hand, PJT RX has amazing placement and gives...43 weeks 2 days ago
+1Best 3rd Party Site to Find EBITDA (other line item) Consensus EstimatesNow that I'm laid off I don't have access to nearly any of the research/databases that I had previously. I'm trying to get a few write-ups/models completed before I start interviewing here yet can only find sites that have sales/earnings consensus estimates. Does anyone know a...41 week 3 days ago
+1Lazard M&A Paris questionHello, I would like to know how the Paris office compare's to London's office regarding M&A. What are the big differences? I am french, but studying economics in the UK. Will it be a disadvantage in Paris not coming from a "Grande ecole" background ? If so, why...41 week 5 hours ago
+1Cascadia Capital the next Moelis?Has anyone heard of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Cascadia Capital</a></span>? I heard they are absolutely killing it. They will probably acquire Peter J...42 days 15 hours ago
+1Replacement Costs / Expense RecoveryWhat is the significance of this exactly? Several people have mentioned to me the importance of knowing this concept for interviews. I understand the basic definition but why is it so important? Yes, I know this is highly fundamental but if anyone can explain that would be great.33 weeks 4 days ago
+1Need help to get research reportI am trying to get my hands on an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">equity research</a></span> report from 2008. If anyone is so kind and able to help out, please PM...32 weeks 5 days ago
+1WSO Hedge Fund Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!<strong><span class='keyword_link'><a href="" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> Resume Announcement: WSO has released a <span class='keyword_link'><a...32 years 5 months ago
+1Consulting H1-B Sponsorship: BA/AC LevelHi guys, Recruiting season is ending for me (Target U.S. University). Based on my experience, I would like to share updated information on which <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">management...32 weeks 3 days ago
+1Non-target in APACThis goes out to all non-targets in APAC. I’m a non-target student in South-east Asia (Singapore/Hong Kong) It’s hard breaking into investment banking but more so in APAC. The first thing bankers will look at is which school you’re from and if it’s not Ivy League, LSE, Oxbridge, or any...32 weeks 3 days ago
+1Corp finance Financial analyst career.. please helpProfile: 1st year FA in a small plant at F500 company, graduated BA in accounting with 120 units (can sit on CPA exam, but licensure) 5 years ago. Was an corp accountant at small private company after graduation. Question: What I am currently concerning about is that I heard that if I would...31 week 3 days ago
+1Green Street Advisors, Newport Beach?Anyone have any insight on culture / exit-opps? How well would a research role place for REIB or REPE in the future? Thanks!31 week 1 day ago
+1Successful Lateral Stories?Hi Monkeys, I just wanted to hear some success stories on people lateraling to a better firm after X amount of time with their previous firm. What firm you lateraled from: Tier 1/2/3 <span class='keyword_link'><a...31 week 1 day ago
+1Ken Bone is a Kinky ManPop-culture hit Ken Bone recently hosted an ask me anything on reddit. He made the mistake of using his old alias, providing an insightful look into his prior reddit escapades. Here is my favorite comment of his (referring to Jennifer Lawrence), courtesy of <a...31 week 1 day ago
+1Boutiques lateral recruitment - LondonAnyone knows good recruiters that focus on elite boutiques? Would like to transition from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> <span...34 days 11 hours ago
+1Duff & Phelps Valuation or Big 4 ValuationHey guys, I want some input on deciding between <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Duff</a></span> & Phelps and <span class='keyword_link'><a...32 days 19 hours ago
+1Negotiating for a 3rd year position - unique situationThrowaway since this probably would make it too easy to tie me to my real account. Anyways, I’m a 2nd year analyst at a top MM in a super lean industry team (<10 people). It’s been made clear to me for a while now that I have the option to stay for a 3rd year if I wanted to (was...321 hours 1 min ago
+1Need some networking adviceI have already applied to a graduate scheme for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Evercore</a></span> in London. Now im going to the networking event, how do i make myself...23 weeks 6 days ago
+1Can I Apply To Deloitte Consulting??Hey everyone, So I'm a junior at a top 40 university in the U.S. I am working on applying to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">management consulting</a></span> <span...23 weeks 6 days ago
+1Accounting Major > Finance Major I am currently a sophomore who has been <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">trading</a></span> stocks and options for over a year. I am learning <span...23 weeks 6 days ago
+1M&A at EB/BBIs there any reason to choose a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> such as <span class='keyword_link'><a...23 weeks 6 days ago
+1How to negotiate your bonus when changing jobsI'm looking for responses from people who have gone through this before. Let's say I'm looking to lateral from my current company (company A) to a different company (company B) doing the exact same job as I am currently. For example, at my company, you receive your bonus 4 months...23 weeks 6 days ago
+1Baird SA positionI am considering applying for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Baird</a></span> IB SA position and was wondering what anyone who has previously applied, been a SA...22 weeks 6 days ago
+1How are offers decided from Superdays?I had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">superday</a></span> this past Friday and I was wondering how offers are decided? I believe all three interviews went well but I really connected well with a...23 weeks 20 hours ago
+1Excellent companion to SEC EDGARJust found this today at . Great timesaver instead of digging through SEC EDGAR to find data.22 weeks 5 days ago
+1Is the U.S. Treasury a Meth Lab?Hey guys, I was listening to a Freakonomics Radio podcast “Why Are We Still Using Cash?” and came across a few interesting points. The amount of cash in the world, especially those of large denominations, has grown so rapidly over time that back in 1976 only 25% of U.S. cash was made up of...21 week 6 days ago
+1Rule of thumb to calculate bond price change from IR moveIs there a quick rule of thumb to calculate the change in value of a bond based on an interest rate move? For example, if the 10-yr yield goes from 1.75% to 1.00%, is there a quick way to find the new price based on current price and relative interest rate move? TIA21 week 4 days ago
+1Global Macro Trading BookHi all, Does anyone happen to have a PDF copy of Global Macro Trading: Profiting in a New World Economy by Greg Gliner that they could please send me? Any other recommended reading for global macro <span class='keyword_link'><a...21 week 4 days ago
+1Help me understand PwC Delivering Deal ValueHi Guys, fairly new to the consulting side of this site but from the searches I have done I cannot find the info I am looking for. I am a 2nd yr MBA student having completed an internship at a boutique <span class='keyword_link'><a...25 days 2 hours ago
+1Restructuring to Healthy Private Equity: Chances?Curious if anyone has opinions/insights on restructuring groups (PJT/<span class='keyword_link'><a href="">HL</a></span>/LAZ/MOCO/EVER/ROTH) sending people to healthy PE buyout...26 days 10 hours ago
+1What firm is this with the urinal pooping?While perusing out kick the coverage (something everyone should do at least weekly) I noticed a couple posts about an analyst taking a poop in the urinal and HR conducting a full investigation. I assume someone on here has seen the emails from their HR...24 days 18 hours ago
+1[UK] What should I be doing? I've recently graduated from a top uni in the UK (Imperial College), with an engineering degree (BEng). I didn't apply to many places during my final year so I didn't get any job offers, partly because I didn't think I'd graduate with a good grade so it'd have been...13 weeks 4 days ago
+1WFS SA 2017 Interview WELLS FARGO SCANDAL 2016I have a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">superday</a></span> with WFS for SA, will there be a question regarding the recent scandals? if so, how should I go about approaching those questions?13 weeks 23 hours ago
+1Failed BB Background CheckHas anyone ever failed an IB background check? If so, under what circumstances? Or if you didn't fail your background check, did HR ever contact you about discrepancies in your application? What was the process like? 12 weeks 4 days ago
+1Deutsche Bank has a new cohead of Internet Investment BankingDespite facing a multi billion lawsuit for the US Department of Justice, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Deutsche Bank</a></span> is still continuing to recruit talent as seen in the firm's...12 weeks 4 days ago
+1Re: BB Investment Banking HealthcareIn response to arcticrecon's request for active M&A advisors in the bio-tech/pharma space ... I couldnt figure out how attach the file to PM ... Advisors in Column T12 weeks 2 days ago
+1Acing your Banking Interview with these QuestionsSaw this article on my Linkedin Feed and thought that it is excellent fodder for the general community here. Goldman: [quote] Your investing and lending division has struggled in recent quarters. What are the implications for this business if equity or debt markets lose value?...11 week 6 days ago
+1Delta Air Lines Continues to See Week Unit RevenueDelta Air Lines unit revenue, one of the key metric, could face continued weakness until next year. In fact, the unit revenue might remain flat until Q4 2017. Despite this weakness, Delta Airline still beats its rivals American Airlines and United Airlines. 11 week 3 days ago
+1number of bankersRoughly how many bankers across all products and sectors do each of the following shops have? This information is surprisingly difficult to find. PJT/<span class='keyword_link'><a...13 hours 40 min ago
+1Fairness Opinions: Fix them or Flush them!<div style="text-align: justify;"> My post on the Tesla/SCTY deal about the ineptitude and laziness that <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Lazard</a></span> and <span...01 month 4 days ago
+22016 Election: Where's The Immovable Object?Approaching <a href="">tonight’s debate</a>, I thought many of the same thoughts that people all around The United States were thinking. Questions such as,...03 weeks 6 days ago
+1Perry Capital Shutting Down & Brevan Howard Charging 0% FeesThe <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">hedge fund industry</a></span> seems to be becoming tough to survive in. <span class='keyword_link'><a...03 weeks 5 days ago
+1Elite Boutique Associate Comp Data?Currently a second year associate at a NY <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> with upcoming lateral interviews at some of the EBs. Does anyone have any second...03 weeks 4 days ago
+1Investment Solutions Manual pdf hey!! can someone please please help me as soon as you can, I really need the solutions manual to BMK Investments 10th edition? My email is( [email protected]*****l.**.uk) Thank you so much!! 03 weeks 15 hours ago
+1Meet iPhone's Latest Competitor - Google PixelGoogle is introducing its third attempt at phones (previous two being Nexus and Motorola). [quote]the Pixel is a high-end competitor to flagship devices like the iPhone and Galaxy S-series[/quote] [quote]Key selling points: built in Google Assistant, great camera, ‘Daydream VR...02 weeks 5 days ago
+1Re: Recent Citi M&A activity per dudeman's request - attached are recent deals executed by <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Citi</a></span> - data might not be all inclusive02 weeks 2 days ago
+1Allen Edmonds Shoe SaleHeads up, now is a great time to buy a pair of Allen Edmonds shoes, save up to $150. Many pairs on sale, including Fifth Avenue Oxfords ($237). <a href="">Clearance section here</a> Have at it...02 weeks 1 day ago
+1Recent Market Commentary by James Investment Research, Oct 3-7, 2016<b>Stock Market Analysis</b> The first week of the fourth quarter was a minor dud for the stock market. The large-cap S&P 500 fell 0.6% while the smaller cap Russell 2000 declined almost 1.2%. Declining stocks outpaced advancers by nearly a 3-to-2 margin. All of the major...01 week 6 days ago
+1Big List of Quant EmployersList of Companies hiring <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">interns</a></span>/full-time quants a) INVESTMENT BANKS i. <span class='keyword_link'><a...06 days 13 hours ago
+1For all you NYC real estate monkeysIn case you missed it on the homepage, there's going to be an NYC real estate happy hour this coming Monday the 24th. It's highly encouraged that you break away from argus/costar/excel/trepp/craigslist or whatever other god forsaken platform you're glued to and come make some...04 days 1 hour ago
+4My Boss Shits Her Pants For Real? / The Dirtiest AnalysisSo, my boss recently starting pooping in her pants. A bit about me: I work at BNY Mellon in Corporate Treasury. While it is not a selective role, the company is legit and I don't understand why I have to put up with such a vulgar understatement to my current every-day. Any suggestion? The...252 weeks 3 days ago
+2Got accepted GS ER Full-Time ! What shall I do ? Good enough for M7 ?I have been accepted for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">equity research</a></span> at <span class='keyword_link'><a...225 days 20 hours ago
+3SUMMER ANALYST SUPERDAYS in NEXT 2 WEEKS ??Hey Guys!! Who all have SUPERDAYS coming up in the next TWO-THREE weeks?? Please Please Share!! (ALL BULGE BRACKETS/ELITE BOUTIQUES/MIDDLE MARKETS) Thanks!224 days 13 hours ago
+1What Path Leads to a More Fulfilling Life?All jokes aside, in the end which guys on wall street do you think end up the happiest. Is is the guys who are MDs/Partners at MM and Boutique firms who have free time for family and other pursuits but still are making a few million a year? Or is is the bigshot dealmakers at BBs or PE shops...166 days 18 hours ago
+10Let me sort out "depression" for youIs anybody depressed, burnt out, or otherwise not fit for this industry? Cool, me neither. I see a lot of posts on here wailing about feeling sad or whatever but there is an easy solution to that: quit. If you are about to whine about money, don't worry, there are plenty of ways to make...151 week 2 days ago
+1Introducing Myself - Ankit KumarHey I am new here. I am in Finance Industry. I am here to learn about the new things about the investment market and share my views about it. Thanks in Advance103 weeks 5 days ago
+1How are Ivy League graduates taking our jobs if there are no business/finance/accounting majors? WTFI don't get it, most of the Ivy leagues do not offer business/finance/accounting majors unless you get an MBA. How is Wall Street filled with these Ivy League graduates who did not graduate in a related field?101 week 5 days ago
+1BB Interview in US (foreigner) How to tell them that in interview?In interest of my anonymity I won't say where I'm from. I have an interview at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> soon and I'm a...83 weeks 6 days ago
+2Highest comp and overall tiersWhich <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">investment bank</a></span> has the highest comp on the Street? <span class='keyword_link'><a...53 weeks 4 days ago
+1Is "Investment Operations" a glorified title for a grueling BO job? I'll be graduating this fall and currently have one Financial Advisory position on lock but I'm wondering about Investment Operations. If we're talking about major AM firms such as <span class='keyword_link'><a...52 weeks 6 days ago
0WSO Interview Prep PackIf I buy an interview prep pack and end up finding it not useful or helpful, is it true like it states that I am able to get my money back within 30 days?51 week 3 days ago
+2You're know you're a beta when... Alpha monkeys of WSO, let's compile a list. Now don't get me wrong, nothing wrong with being a beta, some people are sensitive (e.g. see <a href="">"Highly Sensitive People"</a>) but...04 days 18 hours ago
+4Time for another BB/ Boutique Rankings List SAIs there a list of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span>/Boutique Rankings for SA? I understand it goes roughly: <span...221 week 6 days ago
+3Is Samsung Done for Good?Is Samsung done for good? So it looks like Samsung has done a complete recall of their Galaxy 7s, after they told everyone that they had fixed the original problem. But their stock has dropped 8%. However, they are diversified. Do they still have a chance at coming back? 163 days 8 hours ago
+1Is it possible to avoid the 100+hour/week as an analyst?IB is where I always wanna be once I am finished with my undergrad degree. I was very thrilled and can't wait to take my ambition to the field and rock it. Until I've been hearing about the working hours in IB, I start to have no idea where I'm going to take my finance degree....131 week 4 days ago
+1In 20 years - better off in IB or Accounting?With the way technology continues to change industries and with fintech gunning for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">investment banks</a></span> neck, are you better off in...51 week 1 day ago
+1Drexel Burnam Lambert vs. Lehman Bros for IBD SA? Hey guys, I have offers from DBL and Lehman for 2017 SA <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">IBD</a></span>. I've heard great things about both firms but...41 day 15 hours ago
0Is Investment Banking a dying career? Hi, I was planning to shift out of Corporate Banking (currently an Associate) and move into Investment Banking but I've been reading about these job cuts in all the <span class='keyword_link'><a...33 weeks 6 days ago
0Summer Analyst or Internship Positions in a REIT or REPE ShopHi Guys, I'm a junior studying finance with 2 previous <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">internships</a></span> in RE. I'm currently looking for and preparing for a...31 week 1 day ago
0Mathematics required for career in banking?How would I know I have the mathematical ability for a career in banking, particularly the math ability for a master's degree in finance?...23 weeks 6 days ago
0The Inevitable Wild Monkey* 23 weeks 5 days ago
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0AT&T buys Time Warner The New York Times just reported that Time Warner is going to be bought by AT&T. This deal will be massive as AT&T is prepared to pay $85.4 Billion ($107.50 a share in half-cash, half-stock deal) according to WSJ "AT&T will tap $40 billion in bridge loans, a person said, with...21 day 12 hours ago
0Soon-to-be first year IB analyst in NY -- International studentAll, I've been a long time lurker and recently decided to create an account. I'm an international student that summered at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Jefferies</a></span> /...13 weeks 6 days ago
0What's a very good math problem-set book for GMAT practice?What's a very good math problem-set book for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">GMAT</a></span> practice? 13 weeks 6 days ago
0Putting BSD after your name to show you are the alpha male in the office?I was wondering if anyone had ever put BSD after their last name to prove to everyone that they are the real <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">alpha</a></span> male in the office and...13 weeks 4 days ago
0Puerto Vallarta is a good place to invest in Real Estate?You think Puerto Vallarta México is a good place to make investment in Real Estate or buy properties?12 weeks 6 days ago
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0WTF is a rising sophomore?jh kgdsrghfgkjfgfgcvjkbgxfgchvbn Why does this irritate me so much? Would this bother anyone else?12 weeks 4 days ago
0Sophomore Internship Opportunities 2017 SAI was wondering what sophomore internship opportunities were still on the table? I knew that <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">JPM</a></span> just wrapped up its program and <span...15 days 21 hours ago
0Drug test at jefferiesDoes anybody know the time period when <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Jefferies</a></span> usually conduct drug tests? Is it a few weeks after the offer or a few weeks before starting work?...12 days 21 hours ago
0AT&T to buy Time WarnerIn a massive transaction, AT&T plans to take over Time Warner Inc. [quote]AT&T Inc. agreed to buy Time Warner Inc. for $85.4 billion, forming a telecommunications and media empire that will own many of the movies and TV shows it pumps through to subscribers of its wireless, internet...120 hours 44 min ago
0Moscow clubs capitalize on lonely women starved for affection.Women sitting alone together in a cafe would not give most observers pause, but in Russia, a group of women alone acts as a reminder of the country's deficiency in marriageable men. Lonely Russian women are commonplace in Moscow and other major Russian cities where men are dramatically...02 weeks 3 days ago
0Where are the European BBs headed?As someone who thinks the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">DB</a></span> situation is slightly exaggerated I have noticed the european banks have not done so hot this year (notably <span...01 week 3 days ago
0Are you convinced with Wells Fargo’s attempt at regaining customers trust?I can see a majority of the investors are quite unsure of the company’s future. They are neither convinced with the bank’s attempt to regain customers. In fact, investors are seeking assurance on whether the bank can rebuild its lost reputation and retain profits. Can the new CEO fix these...01 week 2 days ago
0Investing isn't hot!..Hi, This isn't the time for investing, markets, no matter which or what, are at a crucial point.. Most posts, questions, here are about investing, at the baddest time in history.. Instead of investing you rather should be involved with trading. Futures, options, and even the forex...01 week 1 day ago
03 Blackstone First Round Interviews (BREDS, RE Asset Management, REPE) in One Week: How to Learn Everything in One WeekHi fellow monkeys, I have three first round interviews with the various real estate divisions of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Blackstone</a></span>: BREDS (Debt Strategies), Real Estate...06 days 6 hours ago
0First the election took Deez nuts. Now it's clawing at Donuts.As much as I've enjoyed watching this train wreck, I cannot condone the impact of the election on the one thing that always brings me happiness. This is filling me with remorse. Take action. Eat more...03 days 3 hours ago
0Cold Calling your way to a JobI was wondering if anyone from this forum managed to cold call their way into an internship or a job? If so, how exactly did you do it? Did you just cold call some random boutique <span class='keyword_link'><a...01 day 3 hours ago
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+4Who else got dinged for HBS?Almost happy that I ended up getting dinged. Two years of no work or salary was starting to sound intimidating. Waiting for Stanford now.407 hours 9 min ago
+1Advice Needed on Commercial/Residential/Retail Properties to Purchase $100 - $300MMHi all, I'll be visiting NYC with a group of Asian Real Estate Developers looking to purchase a prime commercial/residential/retail project in the city in the $100 - 300MM range. I'd like to present them with 10 good candidates for us to look at. My question is, where could I look...52 weeks 6 days ago
0"Best" Real Estate Opportunistic Fund?I understand that the word best is very subjective. But what i am asking for is a list/top opportunistic real estate fund in term of competitiveness to get a job (exclusivity) in terms of money raised (largest amount) and in terms of track record (just killing the game). To rephrase the question...31 week 3 days ago
+2What is so bad about Piper?Seems as though a lot of people have this weird obsession with trying to work at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">KKR</a></span>. Piper is not that bad of a place considering a...111 week 6 days ago
0Question for How to be a M&A Analyst?Hello everyone, I want to be a M&A analyst in the future. However, I never had any M&A experiences before. Does anyone can share some thoughts about what kind of knowledge I need and where could I learn these knowledge? 13 weeks 5 days ago
+1....................................................I am sorry for posting this. It was stupid. Would really appreciate it if this can be deleted... Thanks to everyone who scolded/consoled me. 123 days 22 hours ago
+1Put 'Gypsy' as Race on B-School Apps to Qualify for URM? I'm just a Caucasian mutt, but just looking for any angle that might help out. Thoughts? I can't be the first idiot to come up with this idea. 71 day 14 hours ago
+3Banking doesn't pay enough?So before we start this off, seriously no trolls. 100K a year is terrible as a 1st year student. Currently I manage a few items for sale on ecommerce sites and earn about 75k/year. I spend less than an hour managing it, have an employee who runs it, and literally it's the easiest thing...531 week 4 days ago
+3If you're a tall, good looking guy, can you still land a position on Wall Street if you come from a low-income background?I am a bit older 29 (will graduate December 2018) from Harvard University Extension School. I have great grades, alot of work experience in another industry, etc. "Most" of the people on Wall Street are only there because they come from affluent backgrounds, never had to struggle,...296 days 1 hour ago
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