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  1. The weak post-MBA finance job market

    What's going on here? I'm a 2nd year at a M7 b-school graduating soon, and aside from banking, finance job market has been horrendous. On-campus recruiting was mostly banks and some long-only mutual funds. The people who wanted banking got it, ...

    - May 24 2015 - 9:24am - 120 comments

  2. My heart on my sleeve

    Hi everyone, I'm a long-time lurker on WSO, now seeking counsel from those more experienced. I'm coming here because I honestly have no one else to talk to... I do not want to waste too much of your time so I'll try to keep this short and ...

    - May 13 2015 - 4:11am - 39 comments

  3. How do you deal with depression on the job?

    I know its not often spoke about, but how do you deal with it? finance ...

    - Apr 23 2015 - 6:07pm - 21 comments

  4. What to do now and beautiful women in finance

    So some stats on me, just graduated from a non-target state school (had to go to due to financial reasons, I have graduated with $0 debt:-)), BS finance, 3.2 GPA. Did an internship in consulting. Signed contract to join firm, but some things happened at ...

    - May 20 2015 - 4:16pm - 36 comments

  5. Evolution of the Financier

    Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 1/6/14 and ranks #28 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. Once upon a time you had virtually no ...

    - Jan 1 2015 - 12:00pm - 41 comments

  6. The decline of NYC finance

    This NY Times article talks about the rapidly declining importance of finance to the city's private sector. During the boom years, finance contributed to about 10% of jobs added to the city's private sector. Now that figure is less than 1%. In ...

    - Feb 16 2015 - 7:58pm - 51 comments

  7. Which degree is the most 'fun'?

    Hi Monkeys! I'm in front of my decision to choose a degree. I'm an international student and I probably will study in the UK, at a target school, so that's not the problem.I read here, that the degree doesn't actually matter as much as ...

    - Mar 28 2015 - 8:08am - 14 comments

  8. The Big Short II: Why shorting high loan-to-value Canadian mortgages may be the (second) greatest trade ever

    Hi everyone I completed a pitchbook which presents a thesis on shorting high loan-to-value Canadian mortgages. My research claims this trade opportunity is comparative to John Paulson's shorts on subprime mortgages which he established from 2005 to ...

    - Nov 30 2014 - 8:56pm - 55 comments

  9. I'm so confused... I want to go from the FP&A team to Accounting team?!

    Based on my entire time at uni and now with a few months under my belt working as a FA in an FP&A team, it's safe to say someone in finance that wants to transition to accounting is rare... I wanted to ask the forum... does my logic make sense? ...

    - May 2 2015 - 1:52am - 7 comments

  10. Top Master of Finance (MSc) schools?

    I'm having difficulties finding a good ranking list of the top programs for masters in finance. USNews has their list cut off super short unless you subscribe. Would anyone have a good top list? I'm getting a little worried that I might not be ...

    - Mar 14 2015 - 11:06am - 13 comments

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