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  1. why so little macro on the due diligence for equity research?

          the title is pretty straightforward. I am wondering why such little attention is devoted to the classic "bigger picture", aka macroeconomics on a regional / zone / global scale as opposed to the in depth diligence on all the ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2016 - 11:40am -

  2. Generalist Strategy Consulting vs. Biotech ER

          Hi Everyone, I am a Biotech Ph.D. student from a Top 10 school in my field. I am currently trying to decide between applying to biotech ER jobs or accepting a generalist strategy consulting offer (low tier 2 with decent exit ops). In ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2016 - 12:14pm -

  3. New Credit Suisse CEO effects on equity research? (and IB as a whole)

          Hi guys, As many of you may know, Credit Suisse 's CEO Brady Dougan is being replaced by Tidjane Thiam in June, and many analysts are speculating that Thiam will downsize the securities and investment banking arms by as much as 3 ...

    31 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 11 2015 - 7:00pm -

  4. 5 things to think about during an ER interview to make it sound like you know what you are talking about

    I noticed there wasn't a lot of interview advice particularly geared towards ER so I'm just writing down a few things to say during an interview that will definitely make you stand out. 1) If you get the question who is the most important client ...

    20 comments - 6 silver bananas - Apr 27 2014 - 5:00pm -

  5. 35k Base in NYC?

          I found a post for a "Junior Equity Research Analyst" on my school's career website from Odeon Capital. The base salary is 35k. I can understand if a small firm is strapped for cash, but I am still a bit suspicious as t ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2013 - 3:17am -

  6. Sell Side Equity Research---> HF?

          I plan to go into sell side ER after I receive my MBA. I've also passed CFA L1 and L2 and I'm hoping to pass L3 very soon. After a couple years in ER, I want to transition to the buy side, specifically a L/S hedge fund job. ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 6 2015 - 11:20am -

  7. Interview with an Equity Research Associate (Part 1/2)

    The following is an interview with Equity Research Associate IntoTheRain (he is also available to answer your questions) Are you a professional and want to do an interview? View our interview template here and then email me your responses to [email protected] ...

    17 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 5 2013 - 10:00pm -

  8. Why Are These Guys Still Doing ER?

    Pretty much every guy on that list has a strong track record over multiple years. I would imagine they get offers from HF 's all the time to run money and with the current environment at investment banks, I doubt they are able to match what the HF &# ...

    94 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2012 - 8:33am -

  9. How was your bonus?- 2nd year pre-MBA associate

          If you don't feel comfortable posting a #, post what % of your base salary you received, and if you received a raise in salary. There are a lot of very low #s floating out there which unfortunately I'm a part of and I'd ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 7:57pm -

  10. Transition to AM/ER from MBB DACH region

          Dear all, I am a 2nd year consultant at an MBB shop, looking to transfer to ER /AM (buyside as long-term ambition). Currently, I am looking for ways on how to manage the transition. Therefore, I would really appreciate any advice from ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2016 - 11:51am -

  11. CFA prep: curriculum or kaplan?

          as many equity researchers wannabes, I am beginning to study for becoming CFA as a way to enhance my chances to get called for interviews. but, I was wondering, where should i study? Kaplan or the official curriculum? fact is the curr ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2015 - 6:37am -

  12. Just started fulltime but now offered ER internship

    Hi guys, My friend graduated 3 years with a degree in a life science from UCSD with no finance exp and then did medical research for two years at a hospital. A few months ago, he decided he wanted to try to get into finance, but wasn't able to get an ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2013 - 4:45am -

  13. Non Target Resume advice- No FT recruiting offers

          Unfortunately no ft recruiting offers probably due to non target? Or is it something else? Looking for trading, ER or IM/AM http://www.razume.com/ trading ER AM ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 2:10am -

  14. Can you apply to IBD, ER, etc. for one company?

          I've tried to search this with no avail.. Basically I'm wanting to know through everyone's experience if you can apply to different internships within one company. So for example, could I apply to investment banking, eq ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2014 - 8:57am -

  15. Non-BB Equity Research Q&A with First Year Analyst

          Hey all, Was reading through Flake's ER Q&A posted around the holidays and thought that his thread was fantastic. My experience / background is a little different than his was, so I wanted to start this thread as an opportuni ...

    57 comments - 5 silver bananas - Aug 21 2012 - 4:02am -

  16. capital IQ vs FactSheet vs bloomberg for ER and AM

    first of all sorry if this is the wrong section but it was the least "wrong" in my perspective. basically i'd like to know which are the mostly used platforms in ER (buy and sell side) and AM (which i know are a bit different as for the nee ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 13 2014 - 2:11pm -

  17. Where can I access a Bloomberg Terminal?

          Hello all, My school houses 12 Terminals, so I can use them whenever I need to, but after I graduate (and leave school), where else can I access a Bloomberg Terminal from? bloomberg ER ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2015 - 4:41pm -

  18. Medical degree to ER?

          Recent graduate of state medical school, unsatisfied with patient care and thinking of alternative careers. Is there a need for Doctors in equity research? I can honestly say that analyzing data has way more appeal than draining anoth ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2014 - 11:19am -

  19. Breaking Into ER: Good GPA, Poopy Internships

    I'm graduating May of 2015 as a finance major from a non-target/top tier state school. My grades are good enough with a 3.5 cumulative GPA and a 3.6 major GPA, but my only internship is a ER internship at a bogus firm where I learned no real skills. ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2014 - 8:40pm -

  20. AMA: Non-Target/Non-Major/No Fin Experience to FT MM ER

    First of all, like much of the people on here, I aspired to work on Wall Street...but not from the very beginning... ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 4 2014 - 12:36pm -

  21. ER Bonuses: 2013

    Created this same thread last year and it had a good response so thought it would be helpful to do it again. I get a sense that the street was down across the board this year but all of the focus is on IBD and not ER or S&T so there's very few da ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2013 - 9:32am -

  22. First Step To ER- CFA Level I

    I'm sitting for the CFA Level I in December. Assuming I pass, do you think that would be enough to land an entry-level Equity Research position? I graduated with a Finance degree from Rutgers in May with a 3.5. Decent, but not great. I currently work ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 27 2012 - 1:02am -

  23. Interview with an Equity Research Associate (Part 2/2)

    The following is an interview with Equity Research Associate IntoTheRain (he is also available to answer your questions) Are you a professional and want to do an interview? View our interview template here and then email me your responses to [email protected] ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2013 - 1:45pm -

  24. What does it takes to do a great ER analysis?

          Hi guys, i'm still an undergrad student, i've been considering ib for a long time, but i joined one competition (from an Asset Management firm) and now i'm thinking about going into ER and maybe later HF. But about the ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2016 - 8:13pm -

  25. Weekend Wars: ER vs. PWM

    Equity Research (ER) and Private Wealth Management (PWM) two paths many a banking wannabe has taken on the road to Wall Street. Today, I'd like to address these two options as long term career choices. I remember reading posts on WSO years ago and kn ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2010 - 9:22pm -

  26. Where do you see the equity research industry going?

          Moderator Note (Andy): Best of WSO- this post originally went up January 2008 and we thought it deserved to go back on the homepage for those who may have never seen it. I was just talking with an II-ranked independent research analys ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2012 - 10:53am -

  27. Undergrad Finance or Econ Degree with end goal of buy-side

    Right now I am going into my sophomore year at a non-target for IB in NYC, semi-target for IB in Chicago. I know the whole Econ vs Finance degree has been done to death for IB, but I want to go into sell-side equity research, AM, or if I'm good/lucky ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2015 - 5:52pm -

  28. Outsourcing: Kiss of death to research?

    Every year or so the threat of losing jobs to outsourcing looms its head and shakes the core of a few aspiring monkeys. You've worked hard in college, you've busted your ass to get those internships, and now that you're finally at the cusp ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2010 - 7:03pm -

  29. Buy side ER analysts, How many companies do you cover?

          Hi I'm a senior analyst at a small EM bottom-up equities hedge fund (AUM I have to maintian the models of 80 companies or so (some of them are small caps companies within small industries and without much info out there... and ob ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2013 - 7:32pm -

  30. Do people in ER get seamless dollars when they stay past 7 or 8pm?

          Pretty curious. ER ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2015 - 9:59am -

  31. Equity Research out of MBA

    Hi everyone, I was recently accepted to the MBA program at Stern and am considering equity research as a post MBA path. I have a passion for markets, and while I am not so keen on the idea of focusing on one sector, I recognize that ER positions are a via ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 9 2012 - 3:06am -

  32. ER Bonuses: 2012

    How'd everyone do this go around? I get a sense that the street was very tough this year but all of the focus is on IBD and not ER so there's very few data points. I think it's helpful to collect as much comp info as possible to understand ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2012 - 2:45pm -

  33. Sell Side ER or Buy Side ER

          I have entry-level ER offers from a relatively large mf (e.g. Principal, Pioneer, Thornburg) and a MM bank (e.g. Jefferies, BMO, Stifel). Between these two, which one would you take? I appreciate any advice or suggestions. ER ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2014 - 12:13am -

  34. ER Comp

    So going through the forums there seems to be a very large range in terms of first year ER associate compensation. From what I have seen, the most common figures seem to be:- 65-70k base- 10k sign-on- 0-30k bonus Are these figures still correct for NYC BB ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2012 - 8:40pm -

  35. Equity Research Interview Project

          Hey guys, As part of an interview process for a sell-side ER department I have been tasked with creating a one page earnings writeup with recommendation for the most recent quarter for an insurance company. Also, I need to create an e ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 23 2012 - 3:27pm -

  36. Independent ER shop Reputations

          Anyone familiar with the reputations of Evercore or Jefferies research? Thoughts on the firms? Generalizing, would it be difficult to move to a L/S HF or buyside with some years at these sort of places? ER CFA ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2013 - 9:29pm -

  37. best way to get to l/s hfs from where I am

          hello everyone! I come here looking to understand if i'll ever break into l/s HFs and/or eventually top tier AM. my background is as follows:-EU based: non target undergrad, msc in finance from tier 1.5 institutions (think HEC/Bo ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 17 2015 - 6:40pm -

  38. Resume Help- Hope to break into a F500 Rotational Program

    Getting up off the lazy train and was hoping for some harsh critics to look at my resume. Go to a large State School and waiting to hear back from previous internship as to whether or not I have a job. Regardless, it is not want I want to do and hope to b ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 7:57pm -

  39. Goldman Sachs vs. Credit Suisse for ER

    I have been trying to break into a ER role for a few months and I just took CFA level 3. Through a combo of headhunting, cold emails and HR harassing, I was able to land interviews at a few firms, including Goldman and Credit Suisse. After somewhat drawn ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2012 - 11:38am -

  40. ER entry level

          Hi, I am looking for opinions. I would like to get an ER position but not sure where to start. I have been working for a major financial services provider for the last year or so as a Trader. I am currently studying for CFA level 1. S ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2013 - 1:31pm -

  41. Four Valuation Methods

          I've heard of the "four valuation methods" but I haven't been able to find out what those are. Anyone have a link? ER ...

    36 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 19 2011 - 9:11am -

  42. Best industry to work-in/cover

          If given a choice or asked which industry you would like to cover, how would you respond? I feel like O&G is too technical and the valuations are very linked to their reserves, and less about forecasting operations, so that indust ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2012 - 11:25am -

  43. O&G ER Location

          Is oil & gas ER as concentrated in Houston as oil & gas IB is? Or is it more NY? Also if anyone could comment on ER at firms like Simmons & Co. Intl. and Tudor Pickering & Holt, it would be greatly appreciated. ER oil ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2013 - 9:44pm -

  44. Learn to Write Well by Reading Good Research Report

          Hi, I work in research as an associate, new to the job and my writing needs some work, looking to improve my writing and analytical abilities. I figure reading good research reports would be a good start. Can anyone recommend any spec ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2013 - 10:16pm -

  45. Latest WSJ Best on the Street Rankings

    I just saw the ranking in print. I'm pretty excited where everything shook out. Top 4 #1 Standard & Poor's (with 10 out of 79) #2 William Blair (with 7 out of 32- highest batting average and top ranked investment bank) #2 Robert W. Baird (wi ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2011 - 10:16am -

  46. Morningstar- Reputation?

          How reputable is Morningstar's equity research? ER ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 11:49pm -

  47. ER Iphone vs Blackberry

          Ok, I know this question pops up like every six months, but given how things change in the mobile phone space, I wanted to be up-to-date What do you think is the preferred phone for an Equity Research role- Iphone 4 or Blackberry (Tor ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2011 - 10:58am -

  48. Using an Ops position to my benefit

    So I was just extended my first job offer since graduating. It's a long term temp position in the FX Operations department. I'll be working in the account management area. Nothing to glamorous, but I am indeed happy to be employed and at least i ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2013 - 5:28pm -

  49. sell-side rumors or truths?

          hey monkeys i am just an undergrad student, and im wondering if i can get some honest replies from sell-side monkeys here is it true that if your report (eg, ER report) conflicts with the interest of the firm, you could get yelled at/ ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2012 - 7:16pm -

  50. Transition from MBB to ER or AM

    During my research on MBB, I have read about opportunities to exit from MBB consulting into Asset Management or equity research (on several websites). However, I have never seen such a transition and did not find a post regarding this topic on wso. Is it ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2014 - 1:39pm -

  51. Pay Disparity At Junior Level

          Recently saw the pay stub of a coworker due to a tax question and learned that he is making 20k more than me (85k vs 65k). This is for a boutique/MM firm in NYC. We both are two years out of UG and lateraled to this firm at the same t ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2011 - 3:36am -

  52. BB FLDP vs Boutique IB or AM

    Stats:-Junior-3.8 GPA-Non-target-Boutique PE and REPE internships Goal: ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2015 - 11:15pm -

  53. ER and Your Personal Investments

    I'm an engineer looking to potentially break into finance, and specifically ER. There are plenty of articles on wannabe engineers-to-finance, so I'll leave anything pertaining to that off for now. What I want to specifically ask is related to my ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2012 - 6:08pm -

  54. the startup

          I have the opportunity to start a tech company seeded by a partner at a large pe firm. I also have the opportunity to move to ibd from er at my firm this summer. What do I do? I'm worried I will hate ibd. Yet there are risks asso ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2010 - 3:02pm -

  55. PE to Equity Research

    I'm in PE, just about done with my first year as an Associate, and I work for a lower middle market fund (think ~$300M in size.) I find myself completely bored by the job and far less interested in it than I had expected I would be. Additionally, tra ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2011 - 2:59pm -

  56. Macquarie Comp--Base lower but bonus higher?

          Does Macquarie pay their Associates in line with the street? My feel from the interview is base is lower, bonus is higher to make up for it. Any thoughts ER pay Salary comp equity ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 5:03pm -

  57. Getting into ER without internships and directly relatable work experience

    I'm trying to get into equity research, hopefully with a bank, but I don't have any internships or SAs under my belt. I'm 23, worked full time in college, and graduated in December with a 3.5 cumulative and 4.0 finance GPA from a non target ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2011 - 4:23pm -

  58. Get me hooked on ER

    I am really interested in Equity Research and thought that some people in the industry could help me out on a couple of questions. I recognize that these are a shitload of questions, but if you could just answer one or two I would also be more than happy. ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2011 - 4:51pm -

  59. Is starting at ER better than HF, from a long term perspective?

          Hi, I am a ultimate year student interested in working in hedge fund in the long run. However, I was wondering if starting my career at an hedge fund is necessarily the best choice. I understand that most buyside firms are lean in str ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2013 - 1:55am -

  60. Opportunity to Work Abroad

    Hello Everyone, I will be working FT in ER starting this summer in NYC but recently I was emailed by HR for opportunities to work in research roles outside of the US. I have the opportunity work in Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai, London and San Francisco. T ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2009 - 3:22pm -

  61. ER Valuation methods

          What methods do ER folk use to get to their "target price?" Comps/ DCF? How are the models different then IB? ER ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2010 - 10:44am -

  62. BB Product Control to ER at Macquarie

          Would this be a step up? Should I make the move?? ER ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2013 - 11:29am -

  63. Outsourcing Equity Research

    I'd love to work in equity research, but as a Sophomore in college, how likely is it that equity research will still be around in the US 10 years from now? I honestly think there is a limit to how much can be outsourced, because analysts need to meet ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2012 - 8:45pm -

  64. How long does it take you to complete an ER report from scratch

          Are we talking several weeks or several days? Does the amount of time change much between estimating a P/E multiple and projecting 1 year earnings, or modeling a DCF 5 years out? ER ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2013 - 12:48pm -

  65. Thoughts on the text book- "Best Practices for ER Analysts"?

          Any thoughts on this textbook and its value as a crash course on the ER industry? http://www.amazon.com/Best-Practices-Equity-Resear... ER ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2014 - 5:29pm -

  66. Best B-school for Equity Research

          I'm applying to b-schools this fall for next and I want to do ER post-grad. What are the best schools for giving me the most ER opportunities after getting my MBA? Are any schools particularly well-known on the street? Any additi ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2010 - 2:16pm -

  67. Tampa Bay Area ER

    I am interested in ER in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area of Florida. I understand that rankings are inappropriate at the firm level for ER. Can anyone provide any insight on the analysts and industry coverage strength of Raymond James and Manning & Napi ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2012 - 10:47am -

  68. Career Change @ 25?

    Hello everyone- long time reader, first time poster/new member. Long story short, I'm 25, and have been working as a tax CPA in the HF /PE & HNW individual space for about 2.5 years now. I've recently made a transition away from public accou ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 27 2013 - 9:24pm -

  69. If I am not a huge fan of writing....

          Hi, I come from an engineering background, and I cam currently getting a masters in economics. I am not a huge fan of "creative" writing papers, so would pursuing ER be pretty much useless? I really enjoy the research and ta ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2012 - 9:25pm -

  70. ER salaries outside of ny boston london etc

          How much do you think the starting salary would be for an equity research analyst in exploration and production outside of major metropolitan cities like NY, Boston, Cali, and London? It is for Wells Fargo securities (previously Wacho ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2010 - 11:18am -

  71. FT BB ER--need career advice please!

    I am new to the forum and posted something similar last week. After reading some more posts, I wanted to circle back and ask for some big picture input. As I said I am starting in FT ER this summer at a top BB. When I went into the interview process I was ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2010 - 9:05pm -

  72. How to Get an ER Intership at BB?

    I am a junior at a target (top 10 school). However, all of the big banks that come to recruit at our school do so for only banking and trading. I am not too interested in that and find equity research much more interesting. I don't want to simply app ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 2 2010 - 3:12pm -

  73. MBA or ER offer

    Posted this in ER forum but wanted to post here as well as I felt this forum gets the most traffic.------------------------------------------------- So just want your guys' inputs/opinions as to my situation. I graduated from a non-target state schoo ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2013 - 10:50am -

  74. Summer internship in credit to ER (full time), is this possible?

          Hi all! I'm currently a rising senior at a Canadian undergrad B-school looking to recruit for ER (full time). This summer I'm interning at a multinational insurance company as a part of their GA investing team covering fixed ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 14 2015 - 1:35pm -

  75. BMO Capital Markets Interview- ER

          I have an interview with BMO Capital Markets for an equity research position. Has anyone here interviewed with them before and have any recommendations for the best way to prepare? What type of technical questions will I be asked? Any ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2011 - 3:18pm -

  76. Favorite Sector?

          I'm a generalist analyst working at an independent sell-side shop. I'm moving to the buyside in a few months. In the interview, they asked me what my favorite sectors that I'd covered had been, and why. My answer was pr ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2012 - 8:33am -

  77. Fortune 500 Finance Rotation to HF?

    If I can't get a job in investment banking, or if I decide that working 100 hours a week is not the best way to spend the best years of my life, what would be the more probable route to working for a HF? A) Finance rotation at Fortune 500 company whi ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2012 - 11:33am -

  78. Lowest acceptable pay for ER?

    I worked in IB at a MM firm for about 9 months before being laid off (all but 1 analyst were let go). Been searching for a couple of months and just had an interview and was offered an ER associate position with a boutique. Seems like a good opportunity a ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2010 - 10:46pm -

  79. Please Review- Experienced Hire for IB/ER/AM

    Hi fellow monkeys, I would really appreciate you looking over my resume and give me some honest feedbacks. I am one year into my career in structured finance. However, I am looking to transition into a more traditional banking path, be it product or cover ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2011 - 7:49pm -

  80. Public Finance IB vs. Equity Research

    Trying to decide between the two of these. Doing a public finance internship for a top 10 muni underwriter this upcoming semester. Next summer (upcoming senior) I'm trying to decide if I should apply for public finance internships or equity research. ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 1 2014 - 1:11pm -

  81. RIMM report feedback

    Hey everyone, I was wondering if I could get you guys to critique a report on RIMM I recently put together: http://www.scribd.com/doc/119507200/Rim-Report-Dec... This is not an equity research report per se, and is thus extremely light on valuation and fu ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2013 - 1:04am -

  82. Equity Research to PWM

    Hi all Buy side ER w/ ~4 years of experience + CFA. Looking to possibly switch in to PWM as the client interaction + skills learned in person finance attracts me (vs. digging through company financials). I know this may be a 'step down' in terms ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 19 2014 - 9:23pm -

  83. BB ER vs Fidelity, Blackrock, etc.

          Where is the better place to work: ER at a BB or Research Associate at a place like Fidelity or Blackrock? Thanks. ER buy side sell side ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2012 - 2:27pm -

  84. ER vs M&A for L/S Eq Megafund

    If you had a choice between: middle-ranked BB ER industry team (think #5 or 6 in the top 10 II poll) vs. BB M&A team with significant modeling experience but which has not closed many deals in the last 1-2 years 1) which one would you choose for movin ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2011 - 1:31pm -

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    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2013 - 1:51pm -

  86. Interviewed back on December 2, still no word, my move?

          I interviewed for a boutique ER intern position back in the first week of December and still haven't heard anything back. I emailed the recruiter and no response. I'm assuming that I've been dinged and they are waiting ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2009 - 1:15pm -

  87. What books should I read for IB and ER?

    Hello monkeys I am a rising senior at college looking to enter a career in either IB or ER. I kind of know these two careers from high-level and what they do since I am a finance major, but I would like to better educate myself so that I get to possess mu ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 5 2013 - 7:42pm -

  88. "Summer Analyst?"

          deleted trading ER sa sales Internship summer analyst equity ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 9 2014 - 12:44pm -

  89. Goldman Sachs ER in Salt Lake City?

          Can anyone fill me in on how the SLC team works with NY, reputation etc? This would be for a junior out of UG role. I have an offer at a boutique ER shop in NY (im from NY) and judging it vs GS In Salt Lake City. Goldman ER ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 19 2013 - 2:51pm -

  90. ER Resume Critique coming from big 4

          This is for what seems to be an entry level ER job for a large east coast endowment (it's associate level but asks for 2 years of analytic work experience, so I'm saying that I've got that). I have 1 year experience big ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2013 - 11:35am -

  91. ER vs. IBD

    After spending some time today on this forum, it seems that banking is much more in line with my interests long term. Is it possible to making the switch to banking after a year? Despite what has been said on here, I am confident I could network my way in ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2010 - 6:53pm -

  92. GS Investment Research 1st

          Generalist, 1st round on campus, anyone have insight/been through it? Appreciate any thoughts. ER ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2010 - 5:37pm -

  93. MBA to HF- best route?

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    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2012 - 12:56am -

  94. ER modeling test- Quarterly projections?

          wrong forum i know- ER analyst asked for a model, i have a pretty good one but it's. A. not in his industry. B. not projected quarterly, and I believe ER analysts publish quarterly projections? ER ...

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  95. Quickest Route to CFO or CIO

          What is the quickest route to a CFO or CIO position (preferably at a Fortune 500 Company)? Is a financial analyst or treasury analyst position a good way to begin this pursuit, or would it be better to work in IB, ER, or asset managem ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2010 - 8:31am -

  96. citi healthcare equity research offer

    I just got an offer for an equity research role at citi and I'm debating the pros and cons of this offer and need some help. The offer is at the IB associate-equivalent level (i'm currently an investment banking associate at another BB covering ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2011 - 10:34am -

  97. A “Buffet Style” Approach to ER

          On the buy side what mutual funds and on the sell side ER divisions are the most focused on "Buffet Style" in their research (e.g. reading annual reports rather than quantitative [esp. Modern Portfolio Theory based] modeling ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2010 - 11:04pm -

  98. How much excel do I need to know for ER?

    I was just wondering how much Excel knowledge must I possess in order to perform day to day function for Equity Research? (at an associate level). Thanks! ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2010 - 11:56pm -

  99. First internship, need some advice

          I just locked in a PWM internship at a nearby BB branch Should I try to get sponsored for a Series 7? Other certifications? Any resources I should be tapping into? Note: my goal is to land a SA position by my sophomore/junior year at ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2012 - 12:13am -

  100. how long in equity research before the transition to a HF

          How long should one plan on working in sell-side ER before moving to a HF? I am sure it is not a specific number, but a range would be nice. I was thinking like 15 years? maybe 20? career ER HF research equity how long ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2010 - 8:20pm -

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