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Coffee Is For Closers <em>Mod Note (Andy): this post originally went up on 10/21/13.</em> You think I’m f*cking with you? I am not f*cking with you. I have been noticing a very cancerous trend in this country. A trend that has even leaked onto WSO in many aspects, which is arguably filled with...11553.15
Filtering resumes - what I looked for when screening 200+ resumes<em>Mod Note (Andy): This was originally posted 12/30/14 and is a great read for those getting prepared for Summer Analyst recruiting</em> We're preparing for our OCR interview day for <strong>summer interns</strong> from one of our target schools and our team...8723.87
WSO Investment Banking Resume Template for College Students Released to the Public!<strong>Big Announcement: WSO Resume Template is Out in the Wild!</strong>: <em>Mod Note (Andy): If you're looking for our resume for experienced IB professionals or a <span class='keyword_link'><a...6916.69
2016 Full-time IB Recruiting Timeline MegathreadIt's that time of year again, folks. Time to polish those resumes, fire up the LinkedIn and WSO search functions, and bug the hell out of the career advisers at your schools. It's recruiting time! We are all looking for information on timelines and deadlines for every bank...14412.44
WSO 10 Year Anniversary: THANK YOU (10% Off Site Wide for Month of July)As we approach our 10 Year anniversary, I'd like to thank the thousands of members that have made WSO an incredible resource to millions of readers. The last 10 years have been an amazing ride and I can't wait to tackle the next 10! As part of our celebration, we thought a 10% site...3012.30
2016 Summer Analyst IB Recruiting Timeline Megathread<em>Mod Note (Andy): Make sure to bookmark this page as this will be the cumulative thread for 2016 SA <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span>...439.43
The ‘Business Cycle’ frameworkThis post is a follow-up to <a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/stop-reading-the-news-thoughtlessly-and-develop-a-macro-framework">one of my earlier posts, ‘Stop reading the news thoughtlessly and develop a macro framework’</a> which had generated some interest...88.08
CFA Results - 2015Today is the big day we've been waiting for/dreading since early June, when we peeled out of the testing center parking lots, burned our books, and went off to get drunk with our long lost friends. Level I & II results will be released via email today after 9:00 A.M ET. Level III...757.75
Ask Natalie from Accepted about Business School AdmissionsWSO is excited to have the experts from Accepted.com on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. Here is a message from Natalie who will be checking this thread every few days to make sure she is staying on top of questions: I'm here to answer any questions you...1436.43
Greece: A History of Financial DisasterDionysius the Elder, a ruler in ancient Greece, ran up massive debts to pay for his multiple military campaigns. His solution? Change every drachma into two drachmas. Pulling money from nowhere to cover massive debts has seemed to be a monetary policy throughout Greek’s history. First, let...286.28
WSO Campus Representative Program WSO is now accepting applications to be a Campus Rep at your school for the 2015-16 school year. We are looking for motivated students with a solid work ethic and strong communication skills who are willing to commit until May 2016 (and beyond). Phone interviews will be conducted during August...1236.23
McKinsey Who?Stumbled across this Forbes article from 1999 (link at bottom of post). When reading the first few paragraphs, you could easily think it was written yesterday (aside from the salary #'s). Makes the dotcom bubble of yore feel eerily familiar.... [quote]" <strong>7/26/1999...216.21
Cost Estimators: The Bankers of the Construction IndustryRecently guys I have started a career in the construction industry as a project manager and cost estimator for a local company (boutique) and have seen the underlying similarities to the bankers of the financial world. It's also a career most finance and business guys haven't heard...66.06
I came across my father's HBS 30th Reunion profile book...My father is a graduate of Harvard Business School. HBS's alumni association (not exactly sure if it's actually the alumni association, but I am guessing it is) creates a "profile" book for each graduating class of HBS every 5 or 10 years (any year that there is a class...224.22
BULL MARKET UNIVERSITY<em>Mod Note (Andy): WSO readers qualify for a $100 discount to Jared's Daily Dirtnap daily market newsletter...just email [email protected] and mention "WSO Monkey Discount" You can follow Jared on twitter at @dailydirtnap</em> In my to-read pile has been some...34.03
Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp<strong><span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://gv142.isrefer.com/go/wso35/wsoasis/">Financial modeling</a></span></strong> is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of <span...403.40
BIG NEWS: 2014 WSO Compensation Report is OUT!Dear WSO Community, I'm pleased to announce the release of the <strong><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wso-annual-compensation-reports">2014 WSO Compensation Report</a></strong>! We had another great year with even MORE entries than last year...383.38
Reality = The OnionWhen Onion article becomes truth... http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-07-22/humpday-humor-truth-stranger-onion I don't like politics but this one is incredible.33.03
Wall Street Oasis SEO Interns Needed NOWWall Street Oasis is looking for several hard working individuals to join our intern team to help with online-marketing tasks, specifically Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and link-building. <strong><a...522.52
Ever Want to Just Say "F*@k it" and Move to Thailand?Lately I've been fantasizing a lot about moving out to Southeast Asia. I have a great job; it's challenging and pays me reasonably well, and frankly a lot of MBA's would probably love to be in this seat. But imagine just moving out to one of the islands in Southern Thailand (Ko...452.45
WSO Hedge Fund Interview Prep Package in the Works!<strong>***NOTE: I am willing to pay cash AND give you a free copy of the package if one of your cases or pitches ends up in the actual guide.***</strong> Please send me an e-mail ([email protected]) explaining the case or pitch (long vs. short or type of case study) and...212.21
Private Equity Interview Prep Pack Version 2.0 is Out!Ready to tackle the toughest <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/the-wso-private-equity-interview-prep-package">private equity interview</a></span> questions? Recruiting season is right around the corner and just...182.18
SPECIAL WSO Happy Hour: The Re-Return of AndyLouisDate/Time: Friday, August 14th @ 8pm Location: Galway Hooker, Main Billiards Room (ground floor, all the way in the back) http://galwaypubnyc.com/ 7 E 36th Street, between 5th and Madison HE'S BACK! The only man on WSO who is on record as tying @Frieds" in a chugging...122.12
Neglected or distressed?There is a common perception about value investing that it involves purchasing shares of companies on the brink of financial ruin with the hope they turn around. Viewed through this lens value investing is risky and the value investor one step away from experiencing individual ruin as their...22.02
Buying a boat as an analyst?If you were working in Florida, would you consider buying a boat at one point in your analyst stint? Assuming you wanted to stay in Florida? Assumptions: IB making $85k base + bonus, living in an apartment that costs you under $1000 /month, keeping your car you had in college. It seems...481.48
Southern California WSO Real Estate Networking/Meetup GroupDoes this exist (within the WSO community) in the region (LA, South Bay, OC)? If not, are there any in the area who would like to join me in getting this started? **Update** - plans are being made for a meetup, see inside the thread for details <!--break-->241.24
Sacrificing too much to be a banker?Came across an old Reddit TIFU post: An Australian banker was devastated to find out that he had given up his whole life for a "9-7 job" . The fact that his wife had been cheating on him for 10 years was just the tip of the iceberg. [quote] Today I found out my wife has been...191.19
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New User: A.L.M.Hello everybody, I'm new here so I would like to introduce myself to all the users. I work in a small IB boutique focused on debt in London, I have 8 years of experience in <span class='keyword_link'><a...11.01
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Good luck to all the CFA Level 1 and 2 Candidates !01.00
Summer Reading List: How to Get Rich Quick, or at Least Kill a Few HoursEver since I can remember, I have read to enrich my experiences. So now, as a proud business school graduate, I can reflect on the books that enhanced my MBA experience. Regardless of career or sector, I think all of the titles below have valuable lessons that one can apply both professionally...01.00
Get Your Resume Reviewed by Industry ProsRecruiting season is here now...so make sure you're ready for it with a <strong><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wso-finance-resume-review">Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review</a></strong> from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done...280.28
Stern ($100k-120k in debt) vs Northwestern (no debt) vs Cornell (no debt) [UNDERGRAD]Hello, I'm a rising senior in HS, and this fall I will be applying to one of the schools above Early Decision. I'm trying to decide which would be the best option for me. In regards to an admissions viewpoint, I have an incredibly high chance at admission to Stern, with Northwestern...260.26
Quantity or Quality for Networking?I'm a rising junior at a non-target aiming to land a SA internship next summer. I've been networking a ton over the summer and for some banks I've spoken up to 15 people over the phone. My question is, should I keep reaching out to everyone I can or slow down a bit and try to...12-0.88
FT offer but am having second thoughts. Can anyone with experience chime in?Hey guys, I'm a rising senior who is finishing up his SA stint at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span>. All of my reviews have been good and my...5-0.95
Non-Target Student, Destroy my resumeHey everyone, I am a Junior from a non-target doing everything possible to land a Summer Analyst internship next summer. Please destroy my resume, don't hold back. I am lacking in work experience and try to make up for it in Activities. I am also searching for relevant finance related...3-0.97
Tear Apart My ResumeLooking for any kind of feedback as FT recruiting gets underway. Rising senior at non-target state school. Some of the spacing may be a little different because of the edits to keep it anonymous. All my margins align on my actual resume. Looking to bankify in hope of landing job with IB...2-0.98
idea sourcingas the title suggests, where do you find stuff in which you can read about trends? I do not want to sound generic: I am a constant reader of the FT altough most of the times, when you are covering a sector, most of what arrives there you should already know. (altough it's useful to keep...2-0.98
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Case Study MechanicsI have 2 questions regarding case studies: 1) How long are you given to put forth an answer? 2) Are you allowed to use pen/pencil and paper to map out a response or organize your thoughts? Thanks 1-0.99
Fellow conservatives, how alarmed are you by Trump's rise? Trump has been giving me nightmares lately. No, I don't think he will win the GOP nomination or ever become President. Problem is twofold. First, Trump has sucked all the oxygen and media coverage from the GOP race, which is a major issue since the 2016 GOP field is the strongest since...35-1.65
Am I Nuts? Summer Position SuitsHi All, I'll attempt to keep it brief. I'm in NYC for the summer and wanted to pick up suits for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> recruiting. I...17-1.83
What should I do in NYC?Hey bros, Going to NYC on a vacation soon. Obviously going to Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building etc. etc. what else should I do? Any cool things to do that mostly only New Yorkers would know about? 12-1.88
Is I-banking dying?Is the weight of regulation killing investment banking as we see it now? How will it adapt? The basel comitee, capital requirements and government regulation has had a major effect on I-banking and its future which now looks bleak. 17-2.83
Spilled Sauce On My Pants.As the title states Monkeys, I spilled a nice glob of sauce on my gray pants. Its a bbq sauce so its very noticeable on the light gray pants, and its basically right on my crotch so cover up is not a option. I have a lengthy walk to the bathroom from my desk and a meeting later on so it needs to...1-2.99
Target HIGH SCHOOLS for iBanking collegesHey guys. New monkey here so go easy on me. I'm a current 7th grader at a public, suburban middle school in Nc, who has always been interested in the banking field ever since we took a field trip there in 5th grade. I'm wondering what target high schools exist that have many grads go...70-5.30
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