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  1. Yardi, Axio, REIS, etc. What do you use?

          This is more directed towards those that focus on MF, specifically in CA or a top 50 MSA. Our firm is currently using Axio-Metrics and Yardi (formerly Pierce-Eislen) and have subscriptions to the LA market. We have used them for floor ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2016 - 12:39pm -

  2. 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 deba ...

    30 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 4 2012 - 5:44pm -

  3. 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 y ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2013 - 4:36pm -

  4. Should I start a data analytics club

          I am a rising junior at a target Canadian school. For the upcoming year, I am considering to open a Data Analytics club. I am planning to organize many events related to data in finance within this club. I was wondering how much could ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2016 - 8:30pm -

  5. 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 decidi ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2014 - 4:57pm -

  6. 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 ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 6 2012 - 1:49pm -

  7. Need a virtual data room...Best Value?

          I was chosen to head up a small cap deal, and we are in the beginning of the execution phase. I've done some research but it takes a lot of time to call all these different sites to get quotes, and I've got ridiculous amount ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 17 2012 - 12:45am -

  8. Pros & Cons of Careers of Small Consulting Firms

    I AM biased (see link below) but my experience leads me to recommend considering smaller consulting firms and their relative advantages, especially if you are making a transition from IB to Consulting. At small firms the career path is more entrepreneuria ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2011 - 2:03pm -

  9. Yet another big company hacked- Are we capable of stopping this?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13711528 So citi are the latest victims. This is likely to be a criminal/state attack, for what I know citi have done nothing to piss off the hactivists. It does beg the question though, hackers taking data off one of ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2011 - 10:45am -

  10. 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 yo ...

    4 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 24 2012 - 12:57pm -

  11. Not sure if this even exists but..

          So I have been searching everything I can think of (don't have access to BB at the moment though) and I cannot find data on consumer debt per household by country. I know that places like Somalia and shitholes of that ilk won ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 27 2011 - 12:38pm -

  12. URGENT: Please Help if possible

          Hi guys, I need some help. If anyone has time would it be possible to download the Bloomberg Asia REIT Index data in excel from 2005 through to today or March 2011. The Bloomberg terminal at my school is down and I need to submit my p ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2011 - 1:10pm -

  13. Trading Economics

    I found a website called Trading Economics that's probably the next best thing to Bloomberg and Capital IQ with real-time financial market data movements and economic indicators. It has information on stock markets, exchange rates, fixed income, and ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 27 2012 - 5:34pm -

  14. Big 4 to PE- Data specialist

          First of all, the good news. I've found what makes me jump out of bed in the morning. Making a difference in the work I do, using data, coming up with cool ideas, proving them (or working on someone elses), being rewarded based o ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Jun 17 2016 - 9:00pm -

  15. # of bankers at each firm? Anyone have any idea where I can get this?

    Some people actually look at league table rankings and think that's the be-all end-all ranking of how strong each investment bank is. How they can think Bank of America is better than Lazard, Centerview, Greenhill, Evercore, Blackstone, etc. and not ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2011 - 4:52pm -

  16. Anyone know how to use a Bloomberg terminal?

          I don't know if this is the right forum for this, but I'm looking for CDS data for major creditors (Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, etc.), does anyone know how to find them using a Bloomberg terminal? If not, is it ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2009 - 8:02pm -

  17. Excel sample data

          Hi guys, Just practicing some excel and looking for some sample data. What I found on google is crap (not much data). Any help, please? Thanks. Excel data sample practice ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2011 - 1:54pm -

  18. Switch from financial data provider to ER???

          Hey guys... I was wondering how likely it would be to make a move from a financial data provider such as Bloomberg/Factset etc.. to a equity research position??? Wondering if recruiters would view it as just data sorter vs someone who ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2011 - 7:52pm -

  19. Facebook Roadshow Materials

    Not sure this has been posted yet, but roadshow materials are now available from FB's roadshow. Roadshow site & Video Prospectus ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 3 2012 - 8:06pm -

  20. Where to Download Historical Market Data

          I'm looking to download past financial data such as historical prices and financial information on companies. I want to get this data so I can try to create some strategies and backtest them. Any suggestions for where to find thi ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2011 - 5:48pm -

  21. looking for mutual fund data

          Im looking for data on fund classifications of mutual funds. Essentially a listing of all mutual funds with a Nav 1n+ and how they're classified. Classification/classification systems seem to include a mix of investment objective ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2011 - 7:32pm -

  22. 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 c ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2014 - 2:00pm -

  23. Data sovereignty

          Data sovereignty is the concept that information which has been converted and stored in binary digital form is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located. Many of the current concerns that surround data sovereignty rela ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2016 - 6:02am -

  24. 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 ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2014 - 11:24am -

  25. Need a dataset- online or willing to PP

          I'm looking for a dataset for DJIA and one of the ETFs like DIA. I need basic ticker data on an hourly basis. So the CSV would be like 2012-1-1 9:00AM, LAST,DAYSCLOSE, PREVIOUSCLOSE,CHANGE 2012-1-1 10:00AM, LAST, DAYSCLOSE, PREVI ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2012 - 5:49pm -

  26. looking for stocks/commodities/forex site... anybody use it?

          Hey all, I'm looking for a markets website I've lost. The main feature was that it was pretty simple- white background, green boxes for up days, red boxes for down days in stocks, commodities, fx, etc. Anyone recognize this ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2011 - 6:24am -

  27. Help: REIT NAV data

          Is there any database which gives daily share price discount to adj NAV data for REITs listed on European exchanges (AIM, Euronext etc). I have access to SNL, IPD, Bloomberg at my school but haven't been able to find this data. I ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2011 - 8:53am -

  28. Chinese Property Market Data

          Hello all, Does anyone have any idea on where to get (relatively) reliable data on the Chinese property market? If anyone has access to any reports done on the subject I would VERY appreciative if they could pass them along to me. Tha ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2011 - 4:30am -

  29. Advice on remembering massive amount of data

          I am currently in a junior equity research role and I'd like to ask for some advice on how to remember the massive amount of data I am put through. in fact, altough you may instantly object: "oh boy, you only got 7-8 names a ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 18 2015 - 11:02am -

  30. Harris Williams Industry / Data Reports

          Chaps, Someone passed this on to me, so I thought I'd pass it on too. Harris Williams do some great free and frequent industry update reports: http://www.harriswilliams.com/news-resources/indus... Includes comps, trends, recent d ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2013 - 11:05am -

  31. Deloitte Data Analytics or Chase Leadership Development Program?

          Deloitte FAS Forensics & Data Analytics > Data Analytics Associate JP Morgan Chase Chase LDP rotational program/ commercial Which would be better for full-time and why? Exit ops? Pay scale? I can't find much info about eit ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2013 - 4:07pm -

  32. Historical Index data help???

    I am looking for historical index return figures to use for a Post Modern Portfolio Theory based allocation calculation. I am having a very difficult time finding this data set. Could anyone help guide me to where I may find this information? I can work w ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2009 - 10:28am -

  33. Tech Company Corporate FP&A Interview Question- Reconciling two Different Sets of Data

          I have received a question from two different tech company FP&A interviews. "What do you do if you have two different data for the same thing but with different data?" I assume you try to reconcile the data but how? or e ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 20 2015 - 4:23pm -

  34. data focused i banks

          Hey, Sorry if the subject is a bit misleading, couldnt quite figure out what to say. anyways, which i-banks in the US focus on companies in database management, data appending, etc.. the reason i ask is that my background is partially ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2011 - 4:20pm -

  35. 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 loo ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 7 2014 - 10:26am -

  36. Getting Data- How to get data for free

          I want to run correlations between historical prices of stuff. I can go on google finance and see charts but I would like big tables of data to run regression analysis on. Is there a way to get this data for free? data ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 4:35am -

  37. Getting Data- Chinese PMI

          Hey guys, Where should I get data about long term trends such as Chinese manufacturing, Germany industrial output etc... I searched on bloomberg for Chinese PMI but it was restricted to me cuz I'm not a subscriber. Sorry if this ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 4:35am -

  38. Need a measure of leverage availability

          Looking for some kind of index or metric that I can use to track the availability of LBO debt over the past 3 years. The objective being to show that credit was available through 2006 and 2007, then evaporated in 2008. Any idea where ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2009 - 9:53am -

  39. 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, thou ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2014 - 2:39am -

  40. Econ Data- The Most Important Graphs of 2011

          This is a great set of graphs and data from The Atlantic: Data Dump I found the charts relating to taxes and government spending to be particularly interesting, and there were some trends that I wouldn't have necessarily expected ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2012 - 4:54pm -

  41. looking for historical intraday charts

          Hey guys, does anyone know where i can get historical intraday charts? i'm trying to find charts for the nikkei futures 2, 3 days around the march japanese earthquake/tsunami. All I'm able to get from bloomberg or reuters ar ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 28 2011 - 8:42am -

  42. Is this a good sales job???

          After working as a credit analyst for a little bit of time, I'm realizing that the earning potential is only going to go so far. I'm looking into careers in credit risk/analytics sales now for places such as Reuters/S&P/ ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2010 - 7:41am -

  43. Financial Data Program

          Can anyone recommend a good website or computer program that provides streaming data on various rates, currencies etc? The only thing I can think of is a bloomberg account, but that is out of the question given the cost of the program ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 4 2010 - 1:41pm -

  44. William O'Neil

          Hi Everyone, I have an interview for a Data Research Analyst position at William O'Neil's Los Angeles office. I wanted to find out peoples thoughts in regards to their reputation, the department and/or culture? Let me know y ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 25 2010 - 8:18pm -

  45. Thomson SDC Platinum

          Does anyone use the Thomson SDC Platinum program when doing runs on deals? I am trying to figure out if it is a decent program to learn if my ultimate goal is to go into banking. If not, what are the most highly used programs you use ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2009 - 1:16pm -

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