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  1. Bill Gross Leaves PIMCO

          This just in, Bill Gross announced this morning that he's departing PIMCO for Janus Capital. Is this the beginning of the end for the world's largest bond manager? http://www.forbes.com/sites/maggiemcgrath/2014/09/... PIMCO- ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2014 - 3:50pm -

  2. El-Erian OUT at Pimco

    Wow. Didn't see this one coming. Mohamed El-Erian has resigned as CEO of Pimco, effective mid-March. Pretty shocking. I wonder what's behind it. He's walking away from the largest (okay, second largest as of November) mutual fund to advise ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2014 - 5:06pm -

  3. PIMCO Product Analyst Interview

          Hello: Friday, I have my first interview with PIMCO for their product analyst position (phone interview). I was wondering about the types of questions they ask, and how I should prepare for these questions. Cannot find a detailed disc ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 23 2015 - 5:52pm -

  4. PIMCO Portfolio Analyst Intern Newport Beach or BB IBD NYC

          Hey guys, I go to a target school on the east coast. Right now I am deciding between these two offers! Long term plan is to be on the buy-side although I am leaning towards PE at the moment. Which one would you recommend me to take in ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2015 - 1:20am -

  5. Returns on Stocks Going Forward: Will our Generation ever Retire?

    Bill Gross, the famous bond manager who founded PIMCO, has a new article out where he argues that we shouldn't expect much in the way of equity returns over the next few decades. Although you might think that he would use this as a chance to plug bon ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2012 - 8:50pm -

  6. Pimco Internal Sales

          Hi can anybody shed some light on the Internal Sales position at PIMCO? Pimco ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2015 - 10:01am -

  7. The Devil's Haircut

    "To paraphrase Paul Volcker, the only productive invention to come out of the banking industry over the past generation was the ATM."- Bill Gross Wow. Who pissed Bill Gross off? The PIMCO founder is known for having strong opinions, and his lett ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2011 - 5:34am -

  8. William Blair vs. PIMCO

          done Pimco William Blair ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2014 - 10:53pm -

  9. PIMCO Schools Morgan Stanley

    Rumor has it that PIMCO is considering a name change to PIMpCO after the bitchslapping they doled out to Morgan Stanley last month. Morgan Stanley 's Edward Glenn Hadden is limping away from the inflation-based street fight with the pension giant, an ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2011 - 5:45am -

  10. Basic Primer on Bond Duration and Management

    Duration. Bonds. Boring. Most people I know hit the snooze button about ten extra times and then going back to sleep before fixed income class. I mean really, how could you not? Bonds are a snooze fest much of the time and require all kinds of weird math ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 5 2012 - 12:03pm -

  11. Bill Gross' Latest

    After being a little underwhelmed by the last few memos Bill Gross put out, he really hit it out of the park with his latest: School Daze Maybe it's because he's more of a long-term, traditional asset manager, but I think Gross has as good a gra ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 21 2011 - 10:47pm -

  12. What do CRE analysts/CMBS analysts really do at fixed income shops?

    I have seen many postings for CRE analyst/CMBS analyst at buy-side fixed income shops recently (including top buy-side like PIMCO. The language in the postings sounds like they are hiring people who can underwrite mortgages at the property level. For exam ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2014 - 12:38am -

  13. Bill Gross & "The New Neutral?"

          Any thoughts on the subject? Lots of turmoil in the Newport office... Gross has got a history, but what does future hold with bonds? Pimco Bill Gross New Neutral ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2014 - 3:33pm -

  14. Fisher vs. Gross: who are you betting on?

    Ken Fisher, the billionaire head of Fisher Investments has recently gone on record calling out "The New Normal" as being "idiotic". Bill Gross, the billionaire head of PIMCO has not responded. Since most of us here already have the can ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2010 - 12:18pm -

  15. Pimco Portfolio manager position in Newport CA

  16. How much can AM MDs make?

          I came across this WSJ article (linked below) on a PIMCO MD, showing his Aspen mansion with Picasso's on the walls. I knew these guys made big money, but I didn't think they made Picasso-buying money. How much do you think t ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2015 - 10:04pm -

  17. PIMCO Account Manager Associate

          Has anyone recently interviewed for the PIMCO Summer Account manager position. How are the interview questions? Is it standard IM question or mostly technical? Also, can anyone expand on how the different groups operate(i.e Client Ser ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2013 - 8:15pm -

  18. PIMCO- Interview questions

          Can anyone give me any insight on Business Development (BDS) at PIMCO at their HQ Newport Beach office?-What they (Associates) do-To whom they report-What interview questions one must know for an interview-Salary Thanks, Phil associat ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 6:33am -

  19. Be Careful With Commodities

    PIMCO is one of the most trusted names in investing. Let's face it, the majority of the public (hell, most people working on Wall Street) lacks the sophistication to invest on their own. Funds of all shapes and sizes, as well as, bonds make up the br ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2011 - 11:36am -

  20. El-Erian Predicts 2010 Hangover

    Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian can move markets all by himself. With almost $1 TRILLION in AUM, the guy needs to be right more often than he's wrong. So when he says the party is almost over and compares the rally in the market to a 6-year old binging on ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2009 - 3:41am -

  21. Gross unloads ALL treasuries

          Im posting this because I am personally a bear on treasuries (who isnt though), and this article interested me mainly because in the Ascent of Money program they make Bill Gross out to be as someone who holds the fate of the american ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2011 - 9:45pm -

  22. thoughts on PIMCO?

         - What is their reputation like in the street?- What is the exit opp like if one decides to pursue ibanking? would it be helpful at all coming from the buy side? or is it irrelevant? Pimco ...

    76 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2008 - 3:00am -

  23. PIMCO portfolio management post-MBA

          PIMCO recruits at the top b-schools for account management, product management, and portfolio management. The latter is obviously the hardest to get, and it's one of my "dream" post-mba jobs. I would love to hear from a ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2013 - 8:21pm -

  24. PIMCO- Mutual fund?

          Can someone explain why PIMCO is even considered prestigious? I'm not to familiar with the hedge funds, but isn't PIMCO a freaking mutual fund? prestige Pimco ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 6:26am -

  25. PIMCO- Not getting anything

          Which undergrad schools does PIMCO recruit at and when? I'm trying to look on their site and not getting anything Pimco ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 6:34am -

  26. El-Erian CEO of PIMCO RESIGNS BECAUSE OF HIS DAUGHTER

          But wasn't he supposed to leave earlier this year? The story is that he'd leaving to attend to his daughter who composed a list of 22 milestones he missed. He quit PIMCO and started at Allianz part time. Things is I thought ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2014 - 1:43pm -

  27. How to put this on CV? Is it even worth it...

    Basically this is the thing: I have 2 BB FO internships so far, and will start doing some part-time internship (9-10 months, only 10h/week to support paying my studies) at a good company (Fidelity, Wellington, PIMCO) in a random back office department (ad ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2013 - 4:01pm -

  28. PIMCO Post Superday

          How quickly should i hear back from PIMCO with regards to the superday (was told I would hear back within a week)? Pimco ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2015 - 3:19am -

  29. Pimco reputation

          I am undergraduate econ student from west coast. I think I got an interview with Pimco by the way the firm responded to my application. Relative to Black Rock PMG fixed income, how is Pimco in terms of 1. reputation 2. exit opps 3. li ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2011 - 2:37pm -

  30. PIMCO Product Analyst (Summer Internship) Interview

    Hey Guys, I am a junior studying Financial Engineering/Computational Finance/Quantitative Finance (whatever it is called at your school). I have an interview coming up with PIMCO for the Product Analyst position. I'm not really sure what the position ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2015 - 12:05am -

  31. Portfolio Analysis

    Can someone please point me in a better direction to learn portfolio analysis and management? What should I know and learn if I want to interview for PIMCO 's portfolio analysis group? I've done a lot of reading on duration/convexity/bond tradin ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2013 - 9:26am -

  32. Thoughts on PIMCO portfolio associate positions

          Was wondering what people's thoughts are on the portfolio associate/trade support type of position at PIMCO. Is it more of a middle office type of role? Good exposure to move into front office? Also pay info would be helpful, Tha ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 23 2013 - 11:35am -

  33. Putbacks: PIMCO, Blackrock, NY Fed Want a Mulligan

    Remember how cool it was to get a do-over when you screwed up as a kid? Or how much you loved the teachers who just threw out your lowest grade of the year and didn't count it? Or how cool it is when your buddies give you a mulligan after you shank o ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2010 - 8:58am -

  34. AM Portfolio Manager career path?

          So after doing my own research and reading this site I have realized the Asset management is a solid career choice. So I wanted to know what is the usual career path to become a portfolio manger at a asset management firm like Blackro ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2010 - 8:03am -

  35. PIMCO summer intern

    Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone knew anything about PIMCO 's FUND STATISTICS summer internship. Is that like an operations position? back office? any info would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks!! Edit: here's the description! Responsibilities ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2010 - 4:19pm -

  36. What would you choose out of...

          BlackRock PMG, UBS DCM or PIMCO... all of them are for SA 2011. All your input is appreciated. UBS BlackRock Pimco ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2011 - 9:51pm -

  37. Interview at Pimco for Account Associate position

          Has anyone recently interviewed at Pimco for the Account Associate position? I have a phone interview coming up and I'm really panicking, heard that they are really technical with their questions. HR suggested me to read up on bo ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2012 - 3:04am -

  38. Need to delete

          DELETE Pimco ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2014 - 1:32pm -

  39. Gross Out at PIMCO- $10bn in Withdrawals

          Want to hear your thoughts on Bill Gross's exit at PIMCO. Seems sentiment around the office is pretty positive, as his behavior was increasingly erratic. It will be interesting to watch his performance at Janus. It would be great ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 29 2014 - 12:28pm -

  40. PIMCO Porfolio Associate?

    I am thinking of applying for the following position, and cannot tell whether it is front or mid-office. It's under the portfolio management group, but sounds support-focused. For a position out of undergrad, how does this compare to IB for becoming ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2011 - 5:19pm -

  41. If a contact vouches to HR for you...

         ..and you have a decent resume with relevant experience but are from a non-target. Can you at least get a phone interview if I have also networked with HR? This is for Asset Management at a top firm. Are my odds greater now/is at least ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2013 - 9:25pm -

  42. PIMCO Portfolio Associate

          Anyone have any color regarding the pimco portfolio associate position. they also call it a trader assistant position so it's a little confusing. Also, anyone know about what a first round phone interview would be like for this p ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 13 2011 - 8:07am -

  43. How to get in?

    There are relatively clear and publicized methods of getting into a top BB on this forum. How does it work for trying to get into a top fund or manager internship (I.e. PIMCO). I'm a sophomore at a non-target who did PWM at Morgan Stanley after fresh ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 6 2012 - 7:51pm -

  44. BofA to Settle for $8.5 Billion

    We all remember those cartoons we watched as kids. There would always be a scene that exemplified the tip of the iceberg. Usually some clown would holler in a mountain range causing an avalanche or something to that effect. The comedic high jinks which en ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2011 - 12:45pm -

  45. Pimco Cash desk

          I have an interview with this desk coming up, any one know about the job, interview...? Thanks cash Pimco ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2011 - 5:57pm -

  46. El-Erian: DSK Scandal Could Cause Default

    PIMCO 's Mohamed El-Erian thinks Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest could lead to a sovereign default in the Euro Zone. He likens the IMF without DSK to an army without a general, and he wonders who is going to corral the European leaders in DSK� ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2011 - 7:30am -

  47. Pimco interview- Account analyst team

          Hi everyone, I have a phone interview with PIMCO 's account analyst team next week. I am an undergrad with econ and accounting background. Unfortunately, I have no idea what they are going to ask. From what I could gather, PIMCO ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 6:34am -

  48. Internship: Blackrock PMG-FI or PIMCO Product Associate?

          Hello all, I was just curious what people thought of the following internship opportunities: 1. Blackrock PMG- FI Intern, located in San Francisco 2. PIMCO Product Associate intern, located in Newport Beach I have offers for both of t ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2011 - 9:26pm -

  49. BNP Paribs SA for S&T or PIMCO SA for Account Analyst Team

          Which offer would you accept and why? Obviously these are two different positions. I want to know thoughts on long-term exit opps and advancement in terms of position and compensation. Thanks. summer analyst Pimco BNP ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2011 - 2:58pm -

  50. PIMCO- Effects of Baby Boomer Demographics on Investing

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB100014240529702047... ^^^Good info and advice, not only for the Baby Boomer generation but some good take-aways for all investors in today's whack economy. Selected quotes: "Less than 10 years ago, when the baby b ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2012 - 1:37pm -

  51. Big Asset Management Firm to Large Hedge Fund

    I'm a 2nd year analyst doing institutional sales and relationship management at a large asset manager (think PIMCO, BlackRock, JPM) and I've had a headhunter recently contact me asking if I'd like to work at a large quant hedge fund (think ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 29 2012 - 10:35pm -

  52. MBA prestige and recruiting (PIMCO)

    This is from 2007, so it's a bit outdated, but it shows the MBA recruiting schedule for PIMCO and the divisions they're hiring for at each campus. It's pretty obvious by looking at this that at certain programs you just get more access. Of ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2010 - 3:10pm -

  53. PIMCO Portfolio Compliance Associate Position

    I got an interview for the Portfolio Compliance Associate position (job description below). Is that considered the same as a portfolio management / associate position? I would not want to be relegated to the compliance department... The position requires ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 29 2012 - 1:52pm -

  54. PIMCO SA interview portfolio analyst

          Does anyone have experience with interviews for PIMCO 's portfolio analyst internship program in regards to technical vs. fit? Thank you for any insights Pimco 1st round interview ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2012 - 4:37pm -

  55. Asset Management Recruiting- How are analysts and others usually picked?

          How are analysts, associates, vp's, and mds picked to be the ones who recruit undergrads? Is it decided way before, or is it in the last days before interviews? If the latter, is it possible that someone who has never interviewed ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 11:58pm -

  56. Please read, submitting tomorrow night

          I am applying to PIMCO, and submitting tomorrow night. I've asked for a lot of advice before and taken it. Please read if you have time and can give me a final review Pimco ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2013 - 2:21am -

  57. Only have the first name

          I'm writing a cover letter for a company-and I have spoken to many employees. One of them however is "Maddie" from HR but I only know "Maddie" 's first name. Can I still mentioned her? I want to mention t ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 4 2013 - 7:10pm -

  58. 200 Years of U.S. Treasury Yields- Short the 30-Year, Ticker: TMV

    The Fed increased the Federal Debt Ceiling dozens of times over the past year, and it seems like it is not over for the Bernank. The Fed's balance has been growing every single day as he pumps the economy with more liquidity. Here is a link to the NY ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2011 - 1:59am -

  59. Assessment for Pimco? Anyone taken it?

          Has anyone taken or know anything about an assessment that Pimco makes you take before your final round interviews? I have final-round interviews coming up sometime in the next two weeks, but I have an assessment this week and don ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2010 - 11:53pm -

  60. PIMCO 2nd Round Interview- Associate

          It's been awhile since I posted on these forums for advice. Recently I was offered a 2nd round interview for PIMCO for an associate position within their account management group. This is a post analyst position. I want to know i ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2011 - 5:23pm -

  61. PIMCO assessment test

          Hey guys, I have a final-round interview with PIMCO this week, and was told that before going for the interview, I need to take an one-hour assessment test about excel and finance. Has anybody taken the test before? Any suggestions on ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2011 - 6:11pm -

  62. Is Pimco Advisory considered middle office?

          Is an advisory role at Pimco considered middle office, back office or front office? What would be the expected total comp for a VP and how difficult are those roles to get versus PM roles? fixed income advisory Pimco Middle Office ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2013 - 6:53am -

  63. PIMCO Dress Code

          Does anyone here know what the expected attire is for interns at PIMCO? At interviews, most of the people I met with were wearing suits, but is this also expected every day from interns? Any advice would be appreciated Pimco ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2010 - 12:02pm -

  64. PIMCO summer offers

          has anyone heard back yet about second round interviews at PIMCO? Summer Internship Pimco ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2010 - 2:00pm -

  65. PIMCO: Product vs. Account vs. Portfolio Mgmt

          Anyone want to shed some light aside from what's indicated on the corporate websites about these areas of PIMCO? I just can't reconcile why someone that has cleared the CFA exams, exams on portfolio management, would want to ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2010 - 5:57pm -

  66. PIMCO Question

    I got word last week that I will be having a second round finance interview at PIMCO. However, they said that they would get back to me about when/where the interview will be, but haven't done so yet. Two main questions: 1. Has anyone else heard back ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 23 2010 - 11:36pm -

  67. delete thread please

          delete Pimco ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2013 - 9:32pm -

  68. PIMCO "Asset Analyst"

          I have an informational interview with a guy at PIMCO today who is an "asset analyst." Im a sophomore, and i'd like to work here eventually so i figured i'd start building a network. is an asset analyst more of a B ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2012 - 7:22pm -

  69. PIMCO SA Business Development support phone interview

    Does anyone know have any experience working for PIMCO (SoCal office)? What should I do to prepare for the phone interview in terms of technical and behavior questions? They said they would call me regarding this position. What should I be studying to pre ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 24 2015 - 11:37pm -

  70. PIMCO email format

          Title says all Pimco ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2010 - 4:37pm -

  71. PIMCO interview- Junior credit analyst

          Has anyone interviewed for the junior credit analyst position at PIMCO before? What types of technical interview questions do you need to know. I have an equities background Pimco ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 6:34am -

  72. Fund Pricing Group PIMCO

          hey guys, previously I made a post on summer internship with PIMCO fund Statistics group. But I was also told that I'd be interviewed by another team, PIMCO 's fund PRICING group. I wasn't given a job description for th ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2010 - 8:39pm -

  73. Internships- Currently sophmore at a non-target

    Hey all, I am currently sophomore at a non-target and new to the real estate forum. I'm interested in BX Real Estate Debt Strategies Summer Analyst internship for next summer (i have an ER internship at a top firm in nyc this summer, have 2 other fin ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 4:33am -

  74. Pimco communication associate

          Anyone ever interviewed for this position? What does the assessment test consist of and how much fixed income knowledge are you expected to know? How were the 2v1 interviews? Any info would be helpful! Thanks!! Pimco ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2014 - 5:14pm -

  75. PIMCO (esp. Newport Beach, AM vs IBD

    Hey y'all Can anybody give me some background on PIMCO 's internships and FT positions? Specifically, networking opportunities, work culture, and daily activities of an intern. I am just beginning to learn about AM, so I am not quite sure what h ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2014 - 12:15am -

  76. pimco superday

          has anyone heard after first rounds? i have not. last years was on feb. 10 apparently for account... Pimco ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 5 2013 - 8:36pm -

  77. pimco undergrad

          has anyone applied for this and heard back yet? Pimco ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2013 - 9:21pm -

  78. Interview for PIMCO IT Team

          I might have an interview with the PIMCO IT team next week. Anyone interview with them for an IT or IS position before? Pimco ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2012 - 7:53pm -

  79. PIMCO- Interview Process and Culture

          I have 2nd rounds with PIMCO and was wondering what they typically look for in a candidate. I know they are the gold standard when it comes to bond funds and they have a very competitive culture, but was curious what sort of questions ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2011 - 1:46pm -

  80. Bill Gross of PIMCO Dumps U.S. Treasuries

    As a follow up to our story on shorting treasuries using TMV, the Direxion Daily 30+ year treasury bear, the LA team wanted to discuss Bill Gross's move to dump government securities. Bill Gross runs the world's largest bond fund and has surpris ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2011 - 1:05pm -

  81. PIMCO onsite [email protected] Beach

          I got an on-site interview for the Model Validation Quant position at PIMCO 's Client Facing Analytics group. Through my phone interview, one SVP told me that this position is entry level and he asked me some brainteaser and basi ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2011 - 4:05pm -

  82. Product Associate Interview @ PIMCO

    Hi, I have a phone interview for Product Associate- Liability Driven Investing @ PIMCO. Does anyone know what kind of questions they can ask? There are two half an hour interviews. Also, can this position be leveraged into a PM role after few years. Thank ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2010 - 2:56pm -

  83. Bill Gross Investment Outlook May 2010...Awesome

          http://www.pimco.com/LeftNav/Featured+Market+Comme... investing Pimco outlook ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2010 - 4:53pm -

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