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  1. Post-MBA IBD associate compensation

    For fellow MBAs out there who are interviewing with IBD or taking an IBD offer, what numbers have you been hearing? Seems like most banks are offering $125K base+$50K signing bonus. Banking bonus associate Salary post-mba ...

    129 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:21pm -

  2. What every banker girl needs

    Mod note (Andy): Throwback Thursday- this originally went up Aug 2012 while most of you were still playing jv hopscotch. If you haven't read Bankerella's posts, go through each and every one of them now, they're fantastic. fwiw this post al ...

    285 comments - 7 silver bananas - Jun 26 2014 - 8:00am -

  3. Trading Vs. I-Banking

    I've been seeing increasingly frequent discussion on the various boards over the similarities and differences between careers in banking and in trading. A lot of us can speak with authority about one of the two, but not many people can say they' ...

    142 comments - 5 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  4. 2015 FT Recruiting Mega Thread

          Applications for full-time analyst positions at the following firms are now open unless otherwise stated. Get after it, monkeys! See you on the Street;) Front-office IBD, S&T and/or Research Deutsche Bank Evercore (Superday schedu ...

    195 comments - 6 silver bananas - Sep 5 2014 - 2:00pm -

  5. AMA: Credit hedge fund analyst at MF, former BB trader

    Mod Note (Andy): AMA/Interview Tuesdays! Email me ([email protected]) if you'd like to do an AMA or interview for WSO My background is working in a high yield/distressed trading desk as a research analyst and trader, before making the move to a ...

    71 comments - 9 silver bananas - Jan 11 2014 - 5:00pm -

  6. FREEDOM (done with banking, taking questions)

          I just walked out of my last day of banking today. I can't believe the feeling. Two years, terrible at times, some great friends made along the way, and thankfully over now. I'll take any questions, though answers may be spo ...

    67 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 29 2014 - 6:00am -

  7. Signed full-time offer, now what?

    Hi guys, Just signed my full-time offer for NYC banking. What do I do senior year? Nothing, or something? And if something, what something? Does someone know something that I can somehow do? Thanks, Cleveland Banking senior year ...

    30 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 4 2014 - 9:05pm -

  8. Getting burglarized, what to do?

    Again we all got killed at work this week, leaving in the sunrise and working until the wee hours for some endless pitches, but also interesting deal driven stuff, valuation and some board meetings. This weekend was supposed to be a sweet one given the Qu ...

    36 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 26 2015 - 1:45pm -

  9. Counter offer advice

    So I'm in a pickle here, and hoping some of you here have experienced this. ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2014 - 5:08am -

  10. Banking with chronic health issues

          Hey WSO, I'm 22 and male and will be interning at a BB in NY this summer. Yesterday, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis by an endocrinologist. Basically, having Hashimoto's means that my thyroid glands will sl ...

    72 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 19 2014 - 11:05pm -

  11. Accepted an Offer!- How non-targets can "make it"

    Hey everyone, (Edit: Got a number of PMs here- Added my responses below the rest of the post) I recently accepted a BB offer, am from a non-target, and thought I should contribute something here on WSO given the help and advice I have received from ...

    20 comments - 8 silver bananas - Sep 29 2014 - 11:00am -

  12. Effects of long term sleep deprivation?

    This is a serious question for those of you that have been in the industry for a while (or just generally don't get very much sleep for whatever reason). Have you started feelings the effects (or believe there will be effects) of long term sleep depr ...

    55 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2014 - 6:00am -

  13. Where should I go for undergrad for the best shot at making it to the street?

    So I've got most of my decisions and financial aid and I have 4 viable options. Miami University- non-target, but out of all the schools I might go to, it's definitely my favorite. Oh and it's basically free. Ohio State University- very che ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2014 - 2:29am -

  14. Is the competition for banking artificially inflated?

    Everyone's input is welcome, but I'd really like to hear from veterans in this post--those above age 30 who have fully developed careers and lives. ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2014 - 12:58am -

  15. Accretion dilution model questions?

    I have worked on an accretion and dilution model before therefore i definitely expect to be asked about this. So could you guys please help me with any type of accretion dilution questions that you guys have come across before. That would be extremely hel ...

    166 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:16pm -

  16. I am a Biology Major how can I become an investment banker?

    I am going into my last year at Northeastern University as a biology major. It it obviously too late to switch my major. I was originally planning on heading towards med-school but after shadowing/talking with doctors I have come to the conclusion it just ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  17. Math or Economics Major

    I need to pick a major right away. I'm torn between mathematics and economics. I like both subjects, but I don't want to double major due to obvious reasons; I would consider a minor in math/stats. Overall, I enjoy economics more. I really like ...

    78 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:18pm -

  18. Rolex Inappropriate?

    Do you guys think that a two tone gold and stainless steel Rolex watch is a bit too much for a first year Analyst to wear? The office is on Park Avenue so I'm guessing that its fine but don't want to give off a bad signal to superiors. What do y ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  19. Corporate Finance vs Commercial banking

    Could anyone please assist me and point out the differences in these two sectors of finance. Any explanation on what professions are the outcomes of each and how they differ in regards to lifestyle / competitiveness would be appreciated. Thank you. Bankin ...

    66 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:16pm -

  20. Quitting

    A recent piece in the New Yorker got me thinking about a close friend of mine. He is a senior banker at a middle market firm and currently, he loves his job. For those of you just starting out, this may seem odd. I don't doubt you love your salary, a ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 6 2013 - 12:45pm -

  21. 2nd year analyst at a FoF- could I "start over" as a first year in banking?

          Monkeys, Have been trying to make the switch for a while with no luck. I'd be willing to start as a first year if it meant breaking into banking- would any places even allow that? I know most(all?) BBs are done right now but I ne ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2014 - 7:18am -

  22. How to Build F'ing Amazing Decks for a BSD

    I gotta say, my life has improved dramatically since I got to the point where I could control much of the messaging my team produces. Before I go any further, huge caveat: this is completely culture-specific and audience-specific. There are some groups ou ...

    41 comments - 7 silver bananas - Aug 10 2012 - 1:04pm -

  23. 5 tactics for your next all-nighter

    I don't know about you guys, but I got f'ing slaughtered with all-nighters in my early days. I seem to remember doing 1-3 all-nighters a week for the first six months. Doesn't seem like it could be true, especially given how few of them I s ...

    37 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 20 2012 - 10:59pm -

  24. Becoming An Expert

    I'm just starting as a first year analyst at a BB, just finished training and about to hit the desk. I went to an undergrad b school and did a banking internship, and felt good about my technical knowledge. In training, I knew a lot of what we learne ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 4 2014 - 2:09am -

  25. How Do You Deal With the BB Sweatshop Hours?

          Currently an analyst at a top sweatshop group (GS TMT / MS M&A/ Lazard /MoCo LA), just finished my 9th week in a row of 95-140 hour weeks. Having trouble dealing with the hours. It was a lot easier coping during my internship/fall ...

    119 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 7 2013 - 10:00pm -

  26. well this is bullshit

         . IB Banking ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  27. Dockers Paid More Than Bankers

          Wow http:// www. bloomberg.com/ news/ 2014-08-18/ dockers-paid-like-bankers-risk-top-iron-ore-port-trade.html I had to break up the link because WSO wouldn't let me post Banking ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 19 2014 - 8:32am -

  28. Your Thoughts on 2012

    So 2012 is essentially over and it's been an interesting year by all accounts. I think it's been a fairly bad year, both geopolitically and in terms of finance (although for myself it's been quite good!). Some of my key moments of 2012: LIB ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2012 - 9:56am -

  29. at what point should i ask for more work sa at bb

         . Banking ...

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  30. Is it worth it to try to transfer from a big state school to Ivy?

    I will be going to UW-Madison next year (freshman) and I'm wondering if it's worth it to try to transfer to a more heavily recruited program, namely Cornell AEM, Northwestern, or UVA. Last year about 20 kids who graduated from the business schoo ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2014 - 12:33pm -

  31. Mia Culpa

          Hi guys, first time poster, I'm going to try and keep this short, not make it my life story. In a nutshell, I am a non target graduate with limited options. Went to a partying state school (think top 10 as far as chics go) and di ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2014 - 10:20am -

  32. Working on the West Coast or East Coast?

    I'm currently a Stanford student majoring in psychology with a 4.0 GPA. I'm majoring in psychology because I originally planned on going into law, in which one's major typically doesn't matter. Ultimately, I'm interested in hedge ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 27 2014 - 2:27am -

  33. Working In Big 4 Audit in London

          Someone was asking me about this in PM and I wrote a long and detailed reply about what it is like to work in Big 4 and what advice I would give to people thinking about interning / working there. Thought it might be useful for others ...

    32 comments - 8 silver bananas - Jun 1 2013 - 1:06am -

  34. can i still make it into banking at what point do i give up please advise

         . analyst Banking failure job investment non-target stories dream success ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  35. am i the only one who would never want to work at a bb

         . Banking BB ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  36. Leaving Banking. Fold.

    When I was in banking, I lost nearly PS17,000 spread betting on the Goldman Sachs SEC trial. I lost another gut wrenching chunk of money in Vegas playing poker with the big boys. Sucks right? But "life is long, I'll win it back". And so I w ...

    34 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 28 2013 - 7:45pm -

  37. Out of Undergrad: PE or Top IBD?

    Obligatory already used search engine/not trolling-- I'm trying to hear some current opinions on doing sell-side banking immediately vs. trying for the buy-side out of undergrad. My school historically places a handful of people into BB 's/globa ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 15 2013 - 7:25pm -

  38. So You Made It to Banking, Now What?

    Congratulations!!! You made it into investment banking. Of course early on you're excited and just want to spend 100+ hours in the office to impress everyone and get that top bucket bonus, but how do you really get the most mileage out of your 2 year ...

    17 comments - 11 silver bananas - Dec 7 2012 - 1:45pm -

  39. BB PWM or Boutique IBD?

    Hey all, I'm trying to finalize my plans for this summer. Just a little background, I'm a first year student (non-target) that is heavily leaning towards banking. I just wanted to ask how much value would a gig at a BB PWM (GS, JPM, MS type) pro ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2014 - 10:53pm -

  40. Why are you guys still interested in markets?

          I don't really go on campuses anymore representing my banks at banking fairs, so for the last 2 years I have had little contact with undergrads etc... I interviewed about 4 potential juniors recently, then decided against hiring ...

    50 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2013 - 11:08am -

  41. Controversial Religious group on resume

          I was "fund raising chair" for a religious community (muslim community) at my school and did a lot of fund raising and worked with budgets and what not. I worked with large sums of money, and represented a huge population. M ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 11 2014 - 10:36am -

  42. A Banking Primer

          Value investors come in two types, the ones who will look at financials, and the ones who won't.  If banking is your forte I would encourage you to read the paragraph on my approach then come back for my next post.  If banking is ...

    20 comments - 10 silver bananas - Aug 20 2013 - 3:51am -

  43. The Ol' Gay Marriage Debate! Kinda...

    I'm not anti-gay or anything but I have a question to ask. Heck my best friend and little brother is happily dating another guy and I give zero s****. This situation made me start thinking, if a gay co-worker (over beers) asked you what you tho ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2013 - 12:57am -

  44. US high yield credit markets are Russia's worst enemy

    A lot has been discussed about the Crimea/Russia situation, and many of the topics focus on how Western Europe is very much limited in what they can do to prevent Russian aggression. As long as no NATO country is attacked, Russia's incursions into Uk ...

    10 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 23 2014 - 2:00pm -

  45. Recent Ivy Grad with a 3.9 GPA/missed OCR... screwed?

          missed OCR because was formerly pre-law. 3.9 GPA @ UPenn, majored in history. loads of academic awards. no relevant work experience. only quant classes taken- 1) calculus II, 2) microeconomics, 3) macroeconomics (all As). interested i ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2013 - 1:14pm -

  46. Just Quit Investment Banking

          I was one of those high school seniors that posted on WallStreetOasis in the ye olde days when it was known as ibankingoasis.com, and well, despite my earlier enthusiasm for the job, I decided to quit this week. I wanted to both share ...

    43 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 24 2012 - 10:38am -

  47. 1st Yr Banking Analyst Open for Questions

          Happy to answer any questions about anything related to banking for SA's and FT's that start this summer. Banking ...

    136 comments - 7 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 7:45am -

  48. Junior Internship Dilemma: Offer at 2 of MBB vs top IBD group at GS/MS/JPM

    Hi Everyone, ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2014 - 1:44pm -

  49. Computer Science Vs Investment Banking vs Law

          CS makes no sense to me but, IB they say you make lots of money. CS seems harder...but here is my question Why are the salaries so low? They say for CS you will make 70K out of grad, and like 100-200K after 10 years. And for IB you wi ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2014 - 10:07pm -

  50. Build Your Own CDO

    Have you ever dreamed of building your very own CDO? Do you think you could master the fragile alchemy of blending Z-tranche crap with A-rated paper to outperform the market? Well now you can. And I'm going to lead the charge by putting together my o ...

    78 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2010 - 6:29am -

  51. The Illusion of A Better Job

    Why do we constantly set ourselves up for disappointment by dreaming up the possibilities how much better our lives would be if only we were doing something else? Too many times I have heard friends say "things would be so much better if only I worke ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 2:41pm -

  52. '14 Graduate Job Search

          Been struggling since the year started, OCR did not go well, post-OCR did not go well, landed a few interviews through networking, but I feel these first round calls were merely out of courtesy as I did not move further along (though ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2014 - 5:00am -

  53. Best Tech Group in SF?

          Hey guys, I know there's a few topics on this, but most of them are quite old. I was wondering what you guys think are the top tech groups in SF, and which have the best exits? I know there's GS, Q, MS, CS, etc. but how woul ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 11 2014 - 9:50pm -

  54. How to help Jamie Dimon succeed:

    A recent article on Jamie Dimon's fall from grace was featured in Bloomberg. Since he's now public enemy #1 through his tenure over JP Morgan 's trading scandal, there seems to be no one capable enough in either Wall Street or London with t ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2012 - 1:16am -

  55. mts health partners rep

         . Banking analysts MTS ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  56. The Devil's Haircut

    "To paraphrase Paul Volcker, the only productive invention to come out of the banking industry over the past generation was the ATM."- Bill Gross Wow. Who pissed Bill Gross off? The PIMCO founder is known for having strong opinions, and his lett ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2011 - 5:34am -

  57. outlook for 2012 fall ft recruiting thoughts

         . Banking FT Summer investment Internship nontarget ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  58. Boss' condescending email...What do?

          WSO, So I recently put in my resignation letter and giving my 2 weeks notice. The boss, at the time, seemed upset but not overly dramatic about it. Then, yesterday I exchanged emails giving my official date and for whatever reason, he ...

    71 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2011 - 1:13pm -

  59. JPM Group Opinions

          Curious as to the quality of JPM groups. I know everyone says M&A and Sponsors. But a quick LinkedIn screen shows that an equal amount of the MF placement comes from HC, FIG, and TMT. Any thoughts on this? New York office Banking ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2014 - 8:32pm -

  60. advice needed difficult choice

         ... Banking investment ...

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  61. The Official "Books to Read Before you Die" thread

          I'm talking about non-finance books but good finance books can also be recommended. My input: The Alchemist Ender's Game Brave New World Too Big to Fail books Banking reading ...

    76 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2011 - 11:07am -

  62. The Future Of Banking

    So far we've had J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Citi and Wells Fargo reporting earnings with mixed and frankly worrying results. Of those 6 banks, only Wells Fargo provided cause for encouragement. The traditional invest ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 19 2012 - 2:45pm -

  63. Is investing worth the headache?

    I am an incoming investment banking analyst at a BB, and have also spoken to other classmates who are entering into some career in financial services (audit, consulting, trading, etc.) about this same concern. I have a decent sum of money just sitting in ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2014 - 1:57am -

  64. Aiming for BB- need advice/opinions on resume

          what do you guys think? anything I could do to make it better? Banking resume nontarget ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2014 - 5:28pm -

  65. Hedging Your Bonus

    I had to stop and think about this one for a few minutes. Eric Dash wrote this piece for Dealbook outlining how partners at Goldman Sachs (among other banks) have been hedging the non-cash portions of their bonuses since 2007. On the surface, it looks lik ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2011 - 5:38am -

  66. Yes I've used the search function: Any banks still hiring?

    Non target senior here- very strong resume and a strong network. I've had my resume passed on to HR by VPs and Associates of BBs and MMs but I haven't had much luck... my contacts (who aren't really involved with recruiting) are telling me ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2012 - 1:03am -

  67. UT v. SMU Honors

          I've been accepted to both McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas and Cox School of Business for the BBA Scholars and University Honors programs at Southern Methodist University. I get the idea that I'll be a ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2013 - 7:36pm -

  68. Finance: not so “attractive” anymore?

    Universum, an employer branding company, has released its world's most attractive employers list and investment banks barely made it to the top 10. The fairest of them all was Google, followed by KPMG and Ernst & Young in 2nd and 3rd while invest ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2010 - 4:28pm -

  69. Bank CEOs To Guarantee Compliance?

    Who's ready to watch Lloyd Blankfein pinky swear that Goldman Sachs will do no evil? That's what's in store for investment bank CEOs if the Financial Stability Oversight Council has their way. In a proposal released this week, the FSOC is f ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2011 - 5:19am -

  70. What Would You Do if You Lost One (Or More) of Your Senses?

    Last weekend I had a brief exchange with my girlfriend that I would probably break up with her if she lost one of her major senses (sight was the topic of discussion, and "major" meaning what I deemed more important than the others. Feel free to ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 20 2013 - 9:45pm -

  71. When did banking change (or has it)?

          I'm presently a high school student (so please excuse any ignorance I show in this post) and I took an economic history class at a local community college. In this class, we studied up to WW1, with a heavy focus on finance during ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2012 - 7:11pm -

  72. Kobe and Compliance

    Compliance is one of those fine print realities of working in finance. I can't count the amount of times a future monkey's excitement was dashed to dust at the realization that his master plan was actually a misuse of proprietary info. Any job a ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2011 - 2:10pm -

  73. Drug use among NYC investment banking analysts

    How prevalent is weed, coke and molly respectively among investment banking analysts in NYC? I know plenty of college seniors entering banking who blaze, and a few who roll or do coke, but I wonder if most people stop doing these things in college. How of ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2013 - 4:50am -

  74. Can You Get A Job in Finance without the degree?

          Just wanted to know if any liberal arts majors have been able to break through into investment banking and other finance positions without an MBA or Business-related degree/credential? I really want to break through on the client serv ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2014 - 11:58am -

  75. And the Golden Banana Award for WSO's Most Valuable Monkey Goes To...

          CompBanker!!!!!!!! So, for a side project in an analytics club I am in, I decided to use some statistical measures to evaluate the monkeys here on WSO. I took the top 250 monkeys and calculated 10 different metrics, each with their ow ...

    48 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 14 2011 - 10:40am -

  76. Do People Always Complain about Pay?

          Do you notice that people in finance always complain about comp no matter what they are actually making? I ask this because I have worked at several finance firms now, one which is very "prestigious" and everywhere I work pe ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2012 - 12:57am -

  77. The Fall of Gekko's Children

    " Give me guys that are poor, smart, and hungry and no feelings. "- Gordon Gekko Since the dawn of man, rules had been set to measure one's worth; in the prehistoric era it was one's strength that dictated whether he was to be a badass ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2010 - 6:27pm -

  78. Is it still what it used to be?

    Bonus time is just around the corner and it seems that those voices about who gets how much at which bank are vanishing. People start to realise that huge bonus payments are outdated and that bonus payments decrease year by year (possibly partly offset by ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2012 - 8:45pm -

  79. BB SA IB Recruiting Timeline?

          People on this website are saying that its getting late in the process... My Ivy's OCR resume drop deadlines are all this week and 1st round interview sign-ups aren't until early February. How does this work? If I am a medio ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2014 - 10:46am -

  80. Low Social Status is Bad for Your Health

    In this week's Economist magazine, it was reported that a study on the social behavior of monkeys found that there is a strong link between the rank of a monkey in a social circle and a monkey's level of risk for falling ill to disease. Basicall ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2012 - 8:33pm -

  81. Banking is Bad for your Health

          From this morning's WSJ: Every individual she observed over a decade developed a stress-related physical or emotional ailment within several years on the job, she says in a study to be published this month What do you monkeys thi ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2012 - 2:01pm -

  82. Jefferies Municipal Group Superday

    Has anyone recently interviewed at Jefferies for their municipal group? I had superday last week and they called me back into office for an interview with their head of public finance banking and a couple of others. They told me to be prepared for a brief ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2014 - 5:49pm -

  83. IB MBA Associate

          If you were to go to a BB as an associate from a top MBA and do a few years there, but decide the MD track is not for you, where are your exit opps? From what I hear, its a bit different moving out of banking as a post MBA associate t ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2012 - 2:45am -

  84. Banking and the office quickie

    It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air. Couples are all at their ceremonial dinners, eagerly awaiting all the wanton debauchery that will follow. Single men and women are planning their own nights out, hoping to capitalize on the sad loneli ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2011 - 7:26pm -

  85. What are your worst interviewing experience, in general?

          Tomorrow I have a second round interview for a rotational program at a BB firm. It's through their S&T division. I just got notice yesterday but I applied in mid-october and completely forgot about it. I'm nervous as hel ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2011 - 11:34am -

  86. potential problem need advice asap 0

         ... Banking offer investment ...

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  87. Gleacher vs. Guggenheim vs. Lincoln Int'l Full Time Offers

          Which would you take? I am having trouble deciding since I interned at one of the places and have offers at the others. I like Gleacher but are they in bad shape? Seems like they still work on some good deals. Banking ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2012 - 8:30pm -

  88. why are brown shoes frowned upon in Finance?

          Nice roundtoe wingtips or normal oxfords? What's the matter? If you are wearing a Nice fitted suit and your tie is the right size for your shirt collar etc etc? What's wrong. Brown shoes give a nice colour pop to any outfit ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2013 - 8:12pm -

  89. What's your favorite restaurant/place to eat in New York City?

          Where do you guys enjoy eating during your lunch break or when you go out for dinner? This could serve as a good resource for others who will be interning in NYC or people who will be full time. Please rate the expensiveness and the a ...

    73 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2011 - 4:52am -

  90. Enlisted Military Skills at BB banks.

    As today is memorial day, I wanted to share a few things about being in the military that I think help develop you to be a solid employee for the BB culture. Just for background, I joined the Air Guard as a security forces troop back in 2003 and spent 6 y ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 28 2012 - 7:59pm -

  91. The Decade's Movers and Shakers

    Who and what were they? With 2010 fast coming to a close, we say goodbye to another decade and enter one anew. 2001-2010 was not without its drama; we saw the horrors of terrorism with 9-11, we had the wars in the Middle East, there were epidemics, massiv ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2010 - 7:58pm -

  92. Is it wrong for a student to sleep with an employee for a job

          Is it wrong for a student at a university to sleep with an employee at an investment bank and he help her get a job there? Investment Banking private equity IBanking Banking ethics morals ...

    104 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2012 - 8:37pm -

  93. oppenheimer 1st round interview thoughts

         . Banking ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  94. Morality on Wall Street

    Is there a place for morality on Wall Street any more? Niall Ferguson doesn't think so, at least since Siegmund Warburg died in 1982. Ferguson believes that regulation won't clean up the Street but that bankers need to be taught morals. For thos ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2010 - 6:26am -

  95. Does herd mentality play a role in the popularity of banking?

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  96. Accept Fordham Transfer or test my luck elsewhere?

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  97. Next Drug Test

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  98. Interns should "have a good attitude and ASK A LOT OF QUESTIONS..."

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  99. Most Elite Banking Jobs

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  100. Strategic Foreclosure & Back Door Bailouts

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