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  1. Hedge Fund: The Investment Life Cycle

    Mod note (Andy): Throwback Thursday, this post originally went up on 4/23/12. Hey guys, so after some encouragement from a few of you guys I'm gonna go ahead and start a bit of a series of posts on my experience in the hedge fund industry, ...

    - Apr 2 2015 - 11:59am - 55 comments

  2. "Billions"- a new series about hedge funds is coming to Showtime in 2016

    I just saw this article posted on Business Insider. Showtime will be airing a series written by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Andrew Ross Sorkin. The cast seems strong based on the mention of Giamatti, who likely won't be drinking any f%cking ...

    - Mar 25 2015 - 3:00pm - 10 comments

  3. 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 skylinegtr94's blog hedge funds private equity 30 under 30 ...

    - Jan 17 2015 - 11:00am - 111 comments

  4. 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) ...

    - Mar 1 2015 - 1:00am - 9 comments

  5. 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 ( ...

    - Dec 16 2014 - 8:00am - 45 comments

  6. Starting my own hedge fund, funding question

    Title says it all. I'm starting my own shop but having some trouble getting the initial funding necessary to get off the ground. A little about myself: I'm 26.5 years old with wealth management internship experience at a BB. I like the idea of ...

    - Mar 9 2015 - 5:05pm - 10 comments

  7. 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 ...

    - Nov 15 2014 - 3:22am - 23 comments

  8. 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 ...

    - Oct 13 2014 - 5:00pm - 52 comments

  9. 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 ...

    - Feb 19 2015 - 11:47am - 10 comments

  10. 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? hedge funds ...

    - Feb 19 2015 - 12:04pm - 9 comments

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