- Hedge Funds and "Prestige"
Hi All, I'm curious about the role of prestige and pedigree in hedge fund recruiting: how much does it matter when you're going from one HF to another? In other words, when HF X is looking for a junior-level analyst, do they care most about (a) ...
Forum topic - baburator - Mar 1 2015 - 1:00am - 9 comments
- Forbes 30 Under 30- Finance
Forbes just released the list a few days back (Jan 9th). What do you all think of the group this year? http://www.forbes.com/30under30/#/finance ...
Blog entry - skylinegtr94 - Jan 17 2015 - 11:00am - 111 comments
- HF Analyst: The Things I Know For Sure
Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 5/28/14 and ranks #24 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. My background is posted in my AMA ...
Forum topic - valueisoverrated - Dec 16 2014 - 8:00am - 45 comments
- Getting into a Hedge Fund with or without 1st or 2nd Tier School
Hi, I've read in some topics that its not necessary to go to an Ivy to break into HF, but realistically, in America, you must have sheer, RAW ambition, and Connections/Networking. Going to an Ivy is necessary for that. But for those who cant get Into ...
Forum topic - Midas Touch - Feb 19 2015 - 11:47am - 10 comments
- Degrees sutiable for Hedge funds
Im majoring in Accounting and Computer Science, are these appropriate majors to break into hedge funds? if not, what are majors to tailor made almost to break into hedge funds, and really have a place on wall street assuming not ivy league? ...
Forum topic - Midas Touch - Feb 19 2015 - 12:04pm - 9 comments
- ways to network in wall street
Without going to a ivy league, what are ways to get networking going, and professional organizations and besides alumni, Someone suggested I go to SCORE and ask them how to network into IB, HF and ect. I don't know if that's realistic. SO what ...
Forum topic - Midas Touch - Feb 19 2015 - 12:08pm - 6 comments
- Finance Career Path, Wall Street Career Paths Guide
Guide - WallStreetOasis.com - Jan 9 2014 - 8:48am
- HF Purchase/Sale Strategy
I've heard that some hedge funds try to stretch their purchase and sale activity out over several trading days, as opposed to buying or selling stocks in big lump sums. What is the reasoning behind this? Is it to avoid creating any big/noticeable ...
Forum topic - Sealberg - Feb 12 2015 - 11:00pm - 4 comments
- Hedge fund firing rates
Hey fellow Monkeys- wanted to see what knowledge anyone can share about the firing rates at various types/sizes of hedge funds. I know this will depend a lot on performance in a given year, so it would be interesting to get a sense of what the rate looks ...
Forum topic - ricer362 - Nov 15 2014 - 3:22am - 23 comments
- Do hedge funds actually beat the market?
So hedge funds is supposedly a vague term, right, referring to entities that invest via like trading systems and things like that. How does the industry do on average? Does anyone have this information? Cause my first thought is they probably just meet ...
Forum topic - JDimon - Oct 13 2014 - 4:00pm - 52 comments