- Please give me your thoughts- I am looking for guidance from Wall Streets brightest minds.
Good afternoon WallStreetOasis. This is my first post but I have been reading these forums for the better part of three years and I simply can't believe the level of "talent" that contributes to this community. My situation seems to be very ...
Forum topic - JackBBBB1223 - Aug 25 2014 - 2:37pm - 13 comments
- Out of Work two months, One year out of 'Target'
Reposting my resume edited for privacy. I've been out of undergrad one year now and have worked on two contracts with a development finance institution. I'm trying to move into an Analyst role dealing with emerging markets, preferably focused on ...
Forum topic - DistrictofSuburbia - Aug 9 2014 - 9:25pm - 7 comments
- Minimizing Taxes as a Finance Professional
I think it will be helpful for those with insight on taxes helping us junior financial professionals give advice on reducing our tax payments. The typical IBD Analyst makes well over $100k/year in pre-tax income. Can you provide examples and solutions to ...
Forum topic - Redroom - Aug 23 2014 - 4:18pm
- Outside Lateral to IBD- Analyst vs Associate
I'm coming from an atypical background; I went for an MA in Economics/Finance straight out of undergrad, and now have around 2 years of work experience. I'm speaking with several BB industry coverage teams and the big question for everyone is ...
Forum topic - fignewton - Aug 4 2014 - 3:50pm - 4 comments
- Networking- Ask for referral
Hi, I'm looking for some hedge fund networking advice. I have a connection with a very senior person (old family friend, haven't been in touch) in a non-investing role at a hedge fund and I was wondering how I could contact this person to ask for ...
Forum topic - banker2014 - Aug 4 2014 - 11:42pm - 3 comments
- GAME CHANGER in the world of modeling
I found it very strange not to be able to find anything about Thinknum on WSO. All the analysts are already using this, all the major publications writing about it, and venture capitalists backing the project. I've only been a part of it for couple ...
Forum topic - Aristokrat - Jul 30 2014 - 11:51am - 7 comments
- Help on Job Search, Emerging Markets, Target School Graduate
I need a bit of help with focusing in on roles I should be looking at with my background. Basics: Graduated from Top 20 Target School with low GPA last year. 1 Year as Economic Research Assistant 1 Year as Business Development Intern (Consulting Firm) Post ...
Forum topic - DistrictofSuburbia - Aug 10 2014 - 11:57am
- Are there questions you can't ask in an interview?
Should risky questions be asked in an interview (low level), or should I stay with safe questions? The upside is that it shows your interviewer you are willing to ask hard questions and sincerely care about learning more about the firm, plus it's ...
Forum topic - Motivated - Jul 23 2014 - 11:34am - 3 comments
- Bellwether Asset Management
I was wondering if anyone has heard of this off- balance sheet, real estate Asset Management firm, supposedly a newly formed branch of Oaktree Capital. No idea what the interview is supposed to be like (applying as an Intern), anyone heard of them, or can ...
Forum topic - Gollygeegravy - Aug 1 2014 - 1:01pm
- Ferragamo oxfords- give off the wrong impression?
Got Ferragamo black oxfords as a gift for work, but I want to make sure that I don't give off of the wrong impression given that I am an incoming 1st year analyst. It says "Ferragamo" in very small lettering...return them or don't worry ...
Forum topic - enti98 - Jul 9 2014 - 2:17pm - 6 comments