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+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
+24My 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...1414 hours 52 min ago
+21Minimalism 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...5811 hours 9 min 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...591 day 15 hours ago
+18To 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.1735 hours 4 min 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...342 days 17 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...292 hours 39 min ago
+12I'm A F*cking SleuthNo fucks left to give, monkeys. I've got dirt on my boss and I want you to dream with me: what should I ask for? So I'm in the shitter, taking a shit, as I do, and reupping on Adderall, albeit with an off-label route of administration, hence the privacy. I've also got a good...222 hours 47 min ago
+10Non-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). I...281 hour 43 min ago
+15Dress 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...521 day 10 hours ago
+8The Unintended Consequences of Self Driving Cars<p>I'm sure most of you caught the news a few days ago that <a href="">every Tesla coming off the assembly line now has full self-driving hardware</a>. That was the...3158 min 17 sec 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."215 days 17 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? 647 hours 35 min 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....532 days 4 hours ago
+6Common Hotkeys - What do you use?Monkeys, I've been trying to find online if there are any macros or hotkeys for the paste formula option. I find myself using this option all the time in my modeling and really can't find another method quicker than just right clicking and clicking paste fx. If anyone has any advice...411 hour 38 min ago
+6How To Pull Off An Internal TransferA lot of people are unhappy in their jobs. In fact, 2.8 million Americans quit their jobs every month. I’ve written extensively about how you should quit your job, and for many people, that advice is all they need. There is, however, one situation where that advice does not suffice. Some...11 day 2 hours ago
+5Guys, 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?865 hours 26 min 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...358 hours 11 min 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
+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
+4Deutsche 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...272 hours 6 min 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. 252 days 14 hours ago
+42017 SOPHOMORE Diversity/Non-Diversity Summer Analyst Recruiting Megathread PageThe general IB recruiting is really useful but posts about sophomore programs get buried so made a sophomore specific thread. Here are some of the ongoing sophomore diversity/non diversity programs and recruiting for investment banking and other divisions -<span...231 day 4 hours ago
+4Where to invest $10,000 now?Chanced upon this <a href="">article</a> at Bloomberg and thought it...205 days 7 hours 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 6 days 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...373 days 4 hours ago
+3Should 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...2839 min 11 sec 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...243 days 10 hours ago
+3Arguing for bigger bonus?As the title suggests, I wanted peoples' opinion on whether I should be arguing for a bigger bonus assuming a worst case scenario and get screwed... Obviously the answer depends on the situation so, here's a quick overview... I'm a "analyst" by title at what was...151 min 43 sec ago
+3Life 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...111 day 4 hours ago
+3Why was Goldman Sachs left out of the AT&T, Time Warner deal?[quote] The biggest loser from AT&T's plan to buy Time Warner may not be another telecom or media rival. It could be investment banking giant <span class='keyword_link'><a href=""...58 hours 36 min ago
+3PJT Strategic Advisory Summer Analyst 2017Hey guys, forgot my password so I made a new account. Has anyone heard back from PJT SA in NYC (or other locations)? Also, does anyone have any info on it (# of <span class='keyword_link'><a...42 hours 31 min 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...6518 hours 26 min 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...444 days 3 hours 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...2610 hours 35 min ago
+3Breaking 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,...2412 hours 4 min ago
+2WSO Fantasy Basketball LeagueCalling any and all basketball nuts. I'm interested in making a 10 man fantasy league with only 1 bench spot so micro-management won't be necessary. <strong>Comment below if you're interested and I'll make a league if we get enough people.</strong> On...228 hours 42 min ago
+2How 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...2115 hours 47 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...195 days 5 hours ago
+2Getting 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...197 hours 58 min ago
+2JPM 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?176 hours 21 min 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,...164 days 3 hours ago
+2Evercore vs. Moelis vs. Citi M&A vs. CenterviewNeed advice, I have these offers for SA 2017 –  I know most people would say EVR but there's a few extra factors in play in my mind. I've already interned at <span class='keyword_link'><a...142 hours 54 min 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...1314 hours 57 min ago
+2Tesla’s Fully Autonomous Vehicles Too Risky?Elon Musk recently announced that all vehicles going forward will be built with hardware that allows for a completely autonomous self-driving car. However, cars won’t initially ship with the needed software, but rather remotely receive updates over a period of time. [quote] Tesla will...137 hours 53 min 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...125 days 6 hours ago
+2Paranoid about recruitersHow do you guys communicate with recruiters who reach out to your company email? Is it weird that I'm paranoid as shit that my email will get flagged or some other nonsense? Would love to hear systems used from people who have gone through recruiting, thx!1211 hours 49 min ago
+2Expected 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?910 hours 49 min ago
+2Negotiating 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...729 min 19 sec 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...64 days 5 hours 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...51 week 1 day 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...52 days 2 hours ago
+2Cascadia 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...44 days 4 hours 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 day 14 hours ago
+2number 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...11 day 16 hours 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
+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...434 weeks 19 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...382 days 16 hours ago
+2The Trolley Problem: Who do you save?Taken off Wikipedia: [quote]A trolley is hurtling down a track towards five people. You are on a bridge under which it will pass, and you can stop it by putting something very heavy in front of it. As it happens, there is a very fat man next to you – your only way to stop the trolley is to...3413 hours 46 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.193 hours 40 min 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...135 days 4 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...131 day 12 hours 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 /...124 days 8 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,...125 days 9 hours 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...114 hours 4 min ago
+170k pro rate intern salary at MMDelete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete 111 day 7 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...114 days 9 hours 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...101 day 11 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...102 days 1 hour ago
+1Goldman Sachs - Shoplifting - Backgroung CheckI received an offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> to work in Operations. I had a shoplifting charge expunged off my record and therefore...1012 hours 32 min ago
+1RE focus grad school or find a new job firstA little background: I started working in valuations about 4 months ago. Transitioned from research at the same CRE firm. I am not a fan of the valuation job and I feel like I have already gained the base knowledge I need from it (Argus, cash flow models, leases, market info, etc.). I want to...92 hours 19 min ago
+1Chances of IB at BBStats: School: Top 5 state school. (Think business programs at UNC, UVA, Michigan, or Berkeley) Concentration: Business with a second major in economics, minor in computer science. GPA: 3.9+ Extracurricular: Personal investment portfolio/experience. (Option <span...91 day 4 hours 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...91 day 57 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...84 days 10 hours ago
+1Seeking advice on converting 2nd tier BB SF tech SA to top tier FT? I recently received an offer from 2nd tier <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> SF tech group and was wondering as to how the recruiting landscape looks like...81 day 9 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?82 days 11 hours ago
+1Moving to NYC with no job?Hi everyone. I'm looking for some advice from all of you on my current situation. I graduated in December 2015 from a Midwest non-target school. <span class='keyword_link'><a...816 hours 7 min ago
+1What's a good CRE investment analysis book?I was looking at the PKG COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS & INVESTMENTS W/CD 3rd Edition by Geltner on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Amazon</a></span>. Is there another...81 hour 38 min ago
+1CITI FIG vs. UBS LFFSI have offers from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">UBS</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...810 hours 43 min 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...71 day 8 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...72 days 8 hours ago
+1Student Housing Annual Turnover?As the thread title would suggest, does anyone out there care to share what they see / have seen for annual student housing turnover? I'm guessing it's closer to 100% than to market rate's 50%, but would love if anyone has an empirically-backed number 71 day 7 hours ago
+1Anybody actually heard from Duff and Phelps corporate finance?I interviewed at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Duff</a></span> and Phelps for their <span class='keyword_link'><a...710 hours 42 min ago
+1Starting in Corporate Strategy?Hey guys, What are the benefits of starting out of school in a corporate strategy position? All the consultants there are really pedigreed (vast majority is MBB+Target school), it's a F500 and the pay/hours are great (better or equal than MBB). However, I still have upcoming interviews...71 day 6 hours ago
+1MBA after PhD in Management and 2 Years MBBHey all, My profile: - PhD in management top 50 school - 2 years consulting <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">MBB</a></span> - 28 years old Company offers partially funded...715 hours 25 min ago
+1Economic Consulting in the U.S. vs MBB in Emerging MarketHi guys, I am graduating from a target school in the U.S. Right now, I am considering two offers: Analyst in top Econ. Consulting firm in the U.S. (think AG/Brattle/Cornerstone, my background is not in Econ/Finance) vs <span class='keyword_link'><a...722 min 16 sec ago
+1D1 Athlete Fall Sport - Advice for interview scheduling conflictsHi, Some background, I am a Junior finance major with a 3.8 GPA at a non-target D1 school, financially able to attend because of athletic scholarship for fall sport. I am very grateful and excited to be invited to on-site final round interviews for S&T summer <span...710 hours 14 min 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...65 days 4 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?62 days 12 hours ago
+1goldman summer vs tier 2 full timeposted a similar article before for a friend who had a goldman offer for the 10 week ibd <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">summer internship</a></span> starting june 2017 and also had a tier...61 day 7 hours ago
+1Feeling uselessHello everyone! I'm a little bit frustrated. Briefly about me: 2 months ago I started as an analyst at Equties Sales at top bank in EM country in EE. My department headcount is fairly small, there are 2 MDs (ex <span class='keyword_link'><a...610 hours 22 min ago
+1BIWS Program OrderI recently found out that I got into B-school and have decided to sign-up for some BIWS courses to familiarize myself with excel, modeling, and IB recruiting information. I am trying to decide whether I should sign-up for the interview guide or the excel and fundamentals program first. I...61 day 4 hours ago
+12017 Summer Citi Sophomore Leadership ProgramHey guys, I'm starting a thread for this program since first rounds are supposed to start coming out this week. Has anyone received anything yet?60 sec ago
+1DCF method - taxes and EBITHi everybody, Concerning the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">DCF</a></span> method, could you please tell me why do we substract taxes from EBIT and not from...617 hours 13 min 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...52 days 1 hour ago
+1JP Morgan AM GIM 2017 FTHas anyone heard back? The application deadline closed on the 15th, I'd imagine they've started first round interviews...514 hours 35 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...55 days 9 hours ago
+1Blackstone Multi Asset Investing VS IBD MM/BB 2017 SAI think the title speaks for itself. What would have better exit opportunities and lifestyle? I heard <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BX</a></span>'s Multi Asset Investing team is...518 hours 49 min 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...53 days 6 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? 51 day 22 hours 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...52 days 14 hours 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...51 day 22 hours 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 day 14 hours ago
+3What is a "man cave"?Is it just me or is that some feminist bullshit invention spawned during the 60's??? If I have a house, it's my castle. Every speck of dust is mine. Building a separate room of "seclusion" from the wife so as not to disturb her is beyond ridiculous. What's everyone...55 hours 14 min ago
+1Lateral Move in ER from Minneapolis to NYCI'm currently working as a pricing strategy analyst in tech industry in SF and I'm looking to move to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">equity research</a></span>....515 hours 15 min ago
+2Songs to Motivate Yourself to Achieve GreatnessI've seen a few posts on banker songs, but none that really do the topic justice. This is dedicated in particular to those songs that inspire one to carpe diem, yell at a millennial for not understanding that bankers are the buttresses of the world economy, or generally reinforce the hustle...52 hours 13 min ago
+1''Don't bother joining the hedge fund industry''Straight from which I don't even like as a source for being too much reliant on click baits. Yet: Managers "don't get paid...510 hours 56 min 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...45 hours 33 sec ago
+1What is your essential go to app?With the advance of technology, our lives today are much easier thanks to it. We can use Acorns as a way to invest our spare change, livescore to check on the latest sports results, Yelp to find out the review of a place and the list goes on. Even paying our bills are much easier these days,...410 hours 42 min 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...26 days 7 hours ago
+1Which department should go to HELL?This thread has a double purpose: Vote & Unleash your comments on the “Most useless Department in the whole business world” anonymously in the comments section below. Dear HR people, I truly despise you. You are nothing but a bunch of bureaucratic dou***bags with your...21 day 9 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...05 days 14 hours ago
+1Political ImpersonationsJust came across this SNL compilation. So hilarious <p></p> day 6 hours ago
+2How 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...1614 hours 3 min ago
+1Intern @William Blair Chicago - Wardrobe?Gurus of the financial world, I am a senior at a high school in the suburbs of Chicago right now and have a chance at interning at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">William...132 hours 12 min ago
+1BX RE Asset Management Interview Tomorrow - What to Study TonightJust got notified that I have an interview tomorrow with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Blackstone</a></span>'s Real Estate <span class='keyword_link'><a...81 hour 41 min ago
+2Drexel 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...51 day 7 hours 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...06 days 7 hours ago
+2Life outside of work in your 30s.I guess this is a part of my quarter life crisis right now and I've always been the one to plan for the long term. Now I know I am not the only 20 something on the board that feels this way so I guess I'll speak for some others on here. So many members of this forum are going...154 hours 53 min ago
0Put aside the Trolley question.. here's a better oneI kid, it's no better than the trolley question. Situation: (You and your wife are in the late 20's. Kid is about 4-5.) You, your wife and your kid are on a cruise ship. You enter a disastrous scenario wherein you have the option of saving your wife or your kid. What is the most...49 hours 41 min ago
0ARGUS on MacHas anyone used ARGUS on a mac? I know excel is shit on a mac too, but I can make that work for now. I really don't want to have two laptops - should I just sell the mac (MacBook 12") and get a PC? If so, any PC rec's?31 day 6 hours ago
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...23 days 1 hour 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...21 day 10 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...23 hours 9 min 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?...14 days 10 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...04 days 16 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.4614 hours 10 min ago
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