- best role to jump from in order to break into ER?
as the title says, which one would be? I am based in EUROPE. here's my reasoning and why i ask: given: virtually every opportunity (not straight from grad) demands 1-2y of previous Equity Research sell/buy side experience 1) as a salesman you are ...
Forum topic - kent02 - Jan 20 2015 - 11:22am - 2 comments
- 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-Research-Analysts/dp/0071736387 ...
Forum topic - SGsprinks - Nov 13 2014 - 5:29pm - 3 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - bearing - Apr 27 2014 - 4:00pm - 20 comments
- 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 another purulent abscess. ...
Forum topic - mrs028 - Aug 25 2014 - 10:19am - 7 comments
- 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. ...
Forum topic - Pokemon Master - Aug 23 2014 - 7:40pm - 8 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - kent02 - Aug 13 2014 - 1:11pm - 9 comments
- 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, equity research, and ...
Forum topic - mark198 - Jul 31 2014 - 7:57am - 10 comments
- Good Narrative for transition from prop trading/equity research to IB
Hello everyone, I'm currently in the process of exiting my firm by the end of the year to finish my grad work that I've been doing part-time next year. Right now, I'm working as a prop trader in a boutique prop shop in Manila also doing ...
Forum topic - hkheredia - Nov 29 2014 - 3:37am
- 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... ...
Forum topic - derpherpderp4760 - Jun 4 2014 - 11:36am - 9 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - investorsmind - Jul 31 2014 - 12:39pm - 4 comments