- What does a Data Analyst do?
I have an interview with a well-known multi-asset manager for a Data Analyst internship. Is this FO, MO, BO? I couldn't find too much through the search bar. This summer I interned at a boutique IB in a FO role so I'm deciding whether this might ...
Forum topic - Phoenix2017 - Aug 26 2014 - 3:57pm - 5 comments
- S&P 500 Components Price Historical Data
Hi all, I am looking for a database that would allow me to download the historical stock price (for at least 10 years) of each of the 502 components of the SP 500. I don't mind if I have to pay for it as I would like to avoid loosing some days in ...
Forum topic - rommet - Dec 7 2014 - 10:26am - 1 comment
- Data in Bloomberg Terminal
How does Bloomberg gather all these passive data for the terminal users? ...
Forum topic - [email protected] - Nov 15 2014 - 9:56pm
- Reis/CoStar alternatives?
My organization pays a lot of money for Reis. Just through spot checking and comparing to our prior transactions and our appraisals it's apparent the Reis is an entirely unreliable data source. We switched over from CoStar last year because it was ...
Forum topic - DCDepository - Dec 9 2013 - 4:36pm - 19 comments
- The MVP Award, Advanced Stats, and the Old Guard
Today I'd like to take some time to talk about an important debate that's going on in diners, in bars, and in living rooms throughout America. No...not the Presidential debate. I'm talking about the American League Most Valuable Player ...
Blog entry - TheKing - Oct 4 2012 - 4:44pm - 30 comments
- Equity Research Problems
Hi guys, I currently study in Madrid and I'm doing the Master in Finance after doing several internships in IBanking and now I'm going to start in Consulting full-time. During my studies we had to do several equity research projects, including ...
Forum topic - MRC89 - Apr 3 2014 - 1:00pm - 2 comments
- What should I do for the summer?
It's quite difficult to get a job in financial/data analysis and modeling, especially now that the recruiting season for banks is over. I am a sophomore in college, and would like to, in some way, acquire experience in this field and show it on my ...
Forum topic - tahak93 - Mar 23 2014 - 10:24am - 2 comments
- Good free data source for historical prices of options on futures?
Plenty of resources for futures and equity options, but I'm having trouble finding a quality and free source for historical prices of options on futures. Who's got 'em? Bloomberg quote code format also appreciated, though not as immediately ...
Forum topic - CEP - Apr 29 2014 - 1:39am
- Death in the Digital Age
Given the current lofty valuations for tech companies and intellectual property rights have you ever given thought to how much all of your digital property is worth? More importantly, do you have a plan for your hard drives and online accounts for when ...
Blog entry - SANCHEZ - Apr 24 2012 - 11:57am - 4 comments
- Which data/research provider do you prefer (CapIQ, Thomson, Factset)
Just wondering what my fellow private equity colleagues prefer their firm uses. For once I have the ability to decide which provider our firm uses going forward and am wondering what others are using and how they like it. From talking to account reps, it ...
Forum topic - SanityCheck - Nov 6 2012 - 1:49pm - 11 comments