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  1. WTF Just Happened to Silver?

    Anyone watching the global spot market for silver right now? I have about 100k invested in silver and needless to say the 1% per minute drop before was scary as hell. Any ideas as to what caused it? And what silver will open at in the U.S. tomorrow? It� ...

    58 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2011 - 7:46pm -

  2. Wall Street Interview Questions for a Finance Job Interview

        WSO Technical Investment Banking Interview Guide Please read our recent big announcement about our guides by clicking here. Updated and revised! This 110+ page guide is a compilation of the most common technical questions encountered in inves ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Jun 25 2015 - 10:32pm -

  3. Excel Question- Generate all combination?

          1) How do I get excel to generate all combinations 1x10 vector with only 0s and 1s. Ex: 1010100111, 0001000110, etc... 2) my spreadsheet takes the arrays above as an input and then computes a number. Using all of the combinations gene ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 1:43pm -

  4. Tough technical-did I hear it right?

    I had a phone screen with a BB bank today. Got this question: Your debt is 6x EBITDA, and you are selling an asset that is worth 4x EBITDA. You will use the asset sale proceeds to pay down debt. What happens to your debt/ EBITDA ratio? Apparently it incre ...

    50 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 5 2012 - 1:39pm -

  5. 3 Secrets For Your Next Interview

    Hey Monkeys, We are in the middle of recruiting season so I wanted to make sure you are ready to go. Here are 3 secrets so you can come out ahead: ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 20 2012 - 10:34am -

  6. 10K and Corporate hedging?- Couldn't answer a question

          Hi guys: I had this question during an interview today and couldn't answer it...I was wondering if anyone here would be able to help me? Granted, I already screwed up this interview, but I hope I can be better prepared for the fu ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 7:02pm -

  7. Technicals- Masters in finance

    Techincal Analysis... So I just did a masters in finance at a good school, been blasted with maths, stats, EMH (acknowledging some of its minor shortcomings) the law of one price, asset pricing etc. Now I work on a trading desk at a BB all I hear is suppo ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:23am -

  8. 2 Technical Questions that I don't understand

    1. Our company has a 12% WACC and a 10% IRR for a project. Should we pursue it? I was told the answer is yes (since the 10% IRR is lower than the cost of capital) but I don't understand... if IRR is lower than WACC then aren't you making less? ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2014 - 12:50am -

  9. How much do you save

          Hello all, Curious to know how much people saved over a two or three year stretch while working as an IB analyst. If you could list your city as well which would be helpful. Also, if anyone has advice of what the target should be to s ...

    96 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2011 - 1:49am -

  10. Technical Question- Why bankers prefer EV over PE?

          Can anyone eloquently explain why bankers prefer EV / EBITDA over PE? technical ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 8:39am -

  11. Navigating Extremely Technical Interviews

    Hi Fellow Monkeys, I am a junior at a liberal arts school studying something very non-quanty but have an interview lined up next week with an elite boutique that is known to have extremely rigorous technical interviews. I spoke with an analyst beforehand ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2015 - 12:51am -

  12. Quick technical questions for IB

          1. Why would a PE fund NOT use WACC as the discount rate when valuing a potential target? 2. How does nol affect the 3 financial statements? and could anyone help with the intuition behind a merger dilution model? I don't really ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2014 - 9:45pm -

  13. How do you value this mug?

    Hi guys, I've been lurking around the forums for some time and it's been really helpful. I had a couple interviews a while back and a question that came up was literally "How do you value this mug?" (There was a mug on the table) I had ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2011 - 8:19pm -

  14. Technical Question- ROA

          Return on Asset = Net Income / Total Assets For a company that consolidates financial statements from its subs, for the Net Income in above formula, do you use Net Income attributable to Parent, or Net Income (=Net Income attributable ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2015 - 5:03pm -

  15. New Technical and Behavioral Guides?

          Hey Everyone, I saw that the site released new Technical and Behavioral interview guides. I purchased the first versions and really loved them. I'm really considering buying the new versions too. The new tech guide went from 30 t ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2012 - 9:01pm -

  16. Summer Analyst- Blackstone Technology M&A- Phone Interview

    Hey guys. I have a phone interview for a Summer Analyst position with Blackstone Technology M&A practice next week and was wondering if anyone has interviewed with them or can provide some advice. What types of questions should I expect (fit, technica ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2011 - 5:30pm -

  17. Hardest technical interview question + answer

          Curious about the most difficult technical questions people have been asked. please provide answers (preferably correct) if possible. interview questions technical ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2010 - 4:45pm -

  18. Preparing for a TMT interview

    Hi guys, So suppose you having been working in a BB for two years in ECM / DCM and have gotten the opportunity to interview for industry groups, specifically, TMT. What would be the best way to prepare for such an interview. Would the interview be very mu ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2011 - 12:34pm -

  19. TOUGH I-Banking Interview Question

          Can anyone help with this question: "My friend bought a company and recently sold it for the same price. He claimed to have made a killing.. how is this possible?" Investment Banking technical 1st round interview ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 28 2010 - 11:25pm -

  20. SB here: How does a CDS steepener/flattener work?!

    hi guys, may i please get your help on a credit default swap strategy? how does a steepener and flattener work? in plain language please. i know what positions you need to take, but i don't really understand why you need to do it. Flattener = buy sho ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2011 - 12:35am -

  21. Resume (MIT/Columbia non-target grad)

    http://www.razume.com/documents/18433 I come from an entrepreneurial and academic background, but I've recently become interested in finance thanks to some friends who introduced me to the topic over winter break. Unfortunately, after looking at entr ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2011 - 12:29pm -

  22. Accounting technicals

          Last week at work, someone shared this potential interview question as we discussed full-time recruiting for those trying to lateral. I would love to hear people's answer to this question: "Give 5 ways to increase cash witho ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 12 2013 - 1:50am -

  23. Technical Concept- Help Needed

    So, I'm having trouble understanding a concept, and I thought maybe someone can help me out. It has to deal with unlevered/levered FCF. So here it is: So, from what I understand, when it says unlevered FCF, it means stripped of debt. And when its lev ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2011 - 9:33pm -

  24. How technical are SA interviews?

          Are they more technical for non-targets? Should I know a lot about finance- e.g. what EBITDA means (heard it alot before), etc? technical ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2009 - 11:50am -

  25. Houlihan Lokey Experienced Hire Interview

          I have an office finance interview coming up and was wondering if anyone knows what the interview process/technical question interview is like for experienced hires. I will likely be interviewing for an analyst position, have a master ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2010 - 9:43am -

  26. State of Public Finance

          Hello guys, This is for people who are in the public finance arena. Can anyone share what their thoughts are on the future of public finance in the next year or two (Activity, bonus). Also, can anyone share who was a public finance an ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2011 - 10:48am -

  27. Interview Engineering Major

    If I were to interview today, I'd fail completely the technical questions. What is the best way to prepare for all the valuation/modeling questions asked in the interview? I have about a month's time of pure dedication. I've sat in on finan ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 5 2009 - 6:15am -

  28. Credit Score

          Hello guys, I wanted to ask you all what is a typical credit score undergrads with debt walk out with. I had a 683, I am guessing because I dont have a mortgage. Would that mean I would pass the credit part of my background hecks for ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2010 - 1:22pm -

  29. Model from scratch?

          What does building a model from scratch mean? does it mean opening up a blank piece of excel sheet and inputting everything, including account titles and formatting? I'm taking a course on financial modleling, and feel like the l ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2010 - 3:31am -

  30. Quick question regarding advisory/creditors

          Hey monkeys, I attended a firm's campus presentation today, and one of the slides said the following: On the advisor side to world's largest multinational firms, as opposed to the creditor side Can someone explain what this ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2012 - 11:26pm -

  31. Accountant to BB- Techie Interview?

    An acquaintance is setting me up to interview with a BB he works for. Since my background is Accounting (Big 4 stint included), should I expect a lot of financial technical questions? I've already voided out practicing brainteasers since they seem ra ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2009 - 12:29am -

  32. UBS LA, CS LA or HLHZ Restructuring Group?

    So I know you guys hate these comparison forums, but UBS LA (w/out Moelis), CS LA or HLHZ Financial Restructuring Group? Considering moving back to the west coast for banking and have Superdays with all three next week (summer analyst position). I'm ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 23 2009 - 6:17pm -

  33. Interview questions for lateral IBD BB?

          How technical are lateral ibd hire interviews usually? Are there two rounds or just one? Not sure if anyone ever went through this process before but I would like some feedback. technical ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 20 2010 - 12:31pm -

  34. 10K and Corporate hedging?- Anyone able to help?

          Hi guys: I had this question during an interview today and couldn't answer it...I was wondering if anyone here would be able to help me? Granted, I already screwed up this interview, but I hope I can be better prepared for the fu ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 7:02pm -

  35. Engineer- Over to Business

    Hi, I was hoping that some current business/finance professionals could give some advice in regards to a change I am hoping to make regarding my career. I'll try to make it quick but anything would be appreciated. I went to Rutgers and graduated with ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 28 2009 - 6:03pm -

  36. modeling interest during construction (IDC)

    guys, i am preparing a financial model of a manufacturing company and have run into problem modeling debt schedule Suppose i took a debt of $1mn before starting the project and principal payment doesn't start for 2 years and interest is x%. How do I ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2012 - 2:02pm -

  37. Is technical analysis considered as part of the ER industry?

          Sorry if the question sound noobish to you. Since my experience is not qualified for applying to BBs, I've been looking to join an ER boutique in Hong Kong. After some in-depth research, I realized most of these shops don't ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2013 - 11:37pm -

  38. Public Finance Bonus

          Hello, Does anyone have figures on from Public Finance bonuses in the last two years. 2009 and 2010. If any 2008 numbers, please share. Investment Banking interview finance technical bonus ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2011 - 5:01pm -

  39. Fixed income technical interview--how to prepare?

          Hi guys: I'm wondering if you can give me some tips on how to prepare for fixed income technical interviews? I'm from a liberal arts background, so I'm not sure if the way i prepared for it is comprehensive enough. So f ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2011 - 6:51am -

  40. Leveraged Finance- How to prepare for an internship

          I'm going to be interning in leveraged finance next summer- can anyone give advice on how to specifically prepare for an internship in this area i.e. particular types of modelling, structures, concepts i should understand. I' ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 4:27am -

  41. Please help: how to do sum of the parts analysis?

          Hi fellow analysts, I have to do a sum of the parts analysis for a company, but my associate is not giving me any guidance at all on this (he's a first year). Can the experienced analysts out there please give me some guidance on ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2008 - 7:25pm -

  42. Second Year analyst behind

    Hello everyone, Hopefully you guys can help me with a little problem I am having. I am a second year analyst at a midsize ibank and I am well behind the rest of my peers in terms of technical skills at this point. I went to an ivy with no business degree ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2011 - 10:09pm -

  43. Trader Trainee Technical Question

          Hey guys, I came across this really interesting teaser at glassdoor.com. Anyone have much of an idea on what would be the best answer to some of these q's. "You have a single dice. You have a single roll. If you choose to pl ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2010 - 7:21am -

  44. Econ major going for finance analyst... do I have a chance?

        Hey guys, has anyone been to an interview for a SA-finance position with an IB? I got an interview, and was wondering how technical it could be. I am an economics major and don't know anything about DCF, WACC, or any of that good stuff y ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2010 - 7:57am -

  45. Lazard NYC SA interview- HOW TECHNICAL?

    I have a Lazard NYC SA interview coming up. How hard/technical are their interviews? Do they ask any ridiculously hard questions or brain teasers? Investment Banking nyc interview IBD technical lazard ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2010 - 5:27pm -

  46. Question regarding acquisition of public company

    Hey guys, I have a quick question regarding the acquisition of a public company. This is pretty basic, but one that I never figured out (and probably should ahead of upcoming interviews): Using Softbank's acquisition of Sprint as an example, Softbank ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2013 - 11:57pm -

  47. Non-Controlling Interest Question- Calculation of EV

    So I learned today that NCI is added in the calculation of Enterprise Value (EV) for comparability measures. Because if you own over 50% of a company, you have to consolidate the financials with your existing company. If you didn't add NCI to EV then ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 24 2014 - 4:10pm -

  48. Following markets: relevance to i-banking

    To validate this somewhat, I'm at a top target and have interviews. In all the posts about i-banking interviews, it seems that the technical focus is all about "following the market." I'm not an insider, but this makes absolutely no se ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2011 - 4:23am -

  49. Research methods used by traders.

          Just something I've been wondering: what research do traders actually do before deciding to buy or sell something? (Referring specifically to energy). trading research technical fundamental ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2010 - 7:45pm -

  50. Formula on excel

          Hello, I have the principle, pmt and rate. I am looking at an amortization table, how can i find the term. would this be the right formula NPER(rate,pmt,pv) Excel interview Banking technical investment Money ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2010 - 11:48am -

  51. Have an interview coming up with a REPE firm. Any tips in terms of what types of questions will be asked?

          It is with a few MD's in the firm so I presume there will be a technical portion and perhaps a "fit" portion. I just want to be as prepared as possible (especially since I don't have ideal experience). Thanks. Real ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2016 - 11:25pm -

  52. Restructuring- Technical Q's

    Hi all, I'm interviewing for a position in restructuring and was hoping to get some input about what sort of technical questions I might get. I do have some experience and understand the basics of restructuring and bankruptcy law, but I was hoping fo ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2010 - 11:33pm -

  53. JP Morgan/Citi interviews. Suggestions?

          Hey guys, I have interviews with JP Morgan and Citi this week/next week. Was wondering if you guys have any comments on what the culture is like at each bank, and what kind of person they would be looking for? Any specific things I sh ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2010 - 11:54pm -

  54. Interest coverage with rolled interests

          Hi, when you calculate the Interest coverage Ratio using EBITDA / Interest Expense, how do you account for non-cash interests (rolled interest from mezzanine, junior sub or PIK)? Do you consider that this is non cash and therefore sho ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2010 - 11:06am -

  55. why isn't principal amount included in P&L

    Hey there, Have got my hands on a case study and preparing a financial model for a manufacturing plant. I have sample calculations (output) and just noticed that the principal repayment of the debt amount isn't included in the P&L, but only in CF ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2012 - 6:41pm -

  56. Cost of (Rollover) Debt

          Simple, yet puzzling question: let's say you have a company with a block of senior debt at, say, 2%. Then there's a refinancing that keeps this block, but adds some pari passu debt at 4%. If you're projecting out an APV ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2016 - 6:52am -

  57. Technical Questions- Various inputs that go into calculating FCF

    I have a few specific questions regarding the various inputs that go into calculating FCF for DCF model. Non cash charges: So, from what I know, deferred liability, if it is expected to continue to increase (not reverse) then you add deferred liability to ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:49am -

  58. Technical interview questions- Examples?

          I've been told a number of PE shops ask esoteric technical questions- at least ones you don't commonly encounter on the job in banking- and was wondering if anyone has any examples. Anyone have examples of atypical technical ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:47am -

  59. Career Technical Knowledge

          I've been trying to understand what exactly it is that I need to learn to succeed in finance but most of the posts I found relating to technicals are for interviews and not for a career. What technicals would you say are actually ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2016 - 10:21pm -

  60. Simple technical interview question

          I did a search and got multiple answers, so just wanted to clarify. Q)To finance a company, would you use debt or equity? A) It depends on the situation, generally debt because it is less expensive (ie tax deductible), and you will ge ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 12:55pm -

  61. cost of debt- YTM vs Current Yield

          During my BX superday a few weeks ago, one of the interviewers grilled me on using current yield vs YTM for the cost of debt. This is something that I've been confused about for a while. My professor told me use YTM but some bank ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2010 - 9:17pm -

  62. Boutique Firm interview questions/tactics

    I have an interview with Leerink Swann & Co coming up. I'm an undergrad student, and am interviewing for an analyst intern position. Given the unique nature of the company (health care) and the boutique firm feel, i think its safe to assume that ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2010 - 2:07pm -

  63. WSO Guides, technical and behavioral, differences over the years?

          I have the WSO behavioral and technical guides from 2013, and I was wondering whether or not I should purchase the newest editions of these guides? Are the guides severely different today from the prior years' guides? WSO technic ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2015 - 8:24pm -

  64. How to make your resume "consulting-like" coming from a technical background

    Hi guys, I am currently trying to revise my resume and trying to make it more "consulting" and less like I am targeting for an engineering job. I am targeting IT consulting positions in companies like Deloitte / Accenture so not exactly MBB or m ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 19 2012 - 11:28pm -

  65. Accounting Knowledge

    Hi all, Personally I feel that to succeed in most (read:all) endeavours, knowledge of the rudiments is necessary. This is the genesis of my question: where would you say the limit of requisite accounting knowledge for IBD / finance is? I'm not talkin ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2012 - 3:58am -

  66. Dollar Double Bottom Holds

    The Dollar is holding onto a key double bottom from November 2010. The master level on the PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish (NYSE:UUP) is $21.90. This level was tagged on Friday and retested today. Since the retest, the Dollar has inched off the low ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2011 - 12:53pm -

  67. Boutique IBank Interview

          I'm a freshman, and I have a phone interview with a boutique. How much technical knowledge do I need? Do I need to know valuation techniques and all the mergers models? Or will the interview be all fit? boutique interview technic ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2010 - 5:17pm -

  68. GS S&T (investments) superday questions

          So the first round Goldman S&T interview was entirely fit. What can I expect on the superday? If technical, what general type questions will they ask? My experience is more relevant to IB, so a bit concerned. They mention a potent ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2010 - 12:45am -

  69. Technical questions for LAC candidates

          Hey guys, I was wondering what types of technical questions I should be expecting in interviews. I go to a LAC and basically have no real technical background. I've done some searching through these forums and other websites, but ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2010 - 1:15am -

  70. Determining Working Capital/Minimum Cash Levels

    Can anyone shed any light on best practices for determining a reasonable estimate of a company's working capital requirements?- I'm mostly interested in this in a restructuring context for adjusting a company's working capital when it gets ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2014 - 2:01am -

  71. Technical: Pre-tax WACC = unlevered cost of capital (APV)

          I can derive the pre-tax wacc from an infinitely recursive cash flow stream, but why is this equivalent to using the "unlevered cost of capital"? Because this discount rate assumes a constant leverage ratio (i.e. fluctuating ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2014 - 4:11am -

  72. Interview- Actual number of months

          I am looking for the actual number of months for the amort given in this schedule????? i have the interest rate, principle paid, remaning, interest payments, and monthly paynments. what can i do to figure this out? Investment Banking ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 1:24am -

  73. Phone Interview with HR

          I have a phone interview with HR later this week and was wondering if HR asks technical questions at all. technical ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2014 - 4:50pm -

  74. Moelis SA IB Interview

          Can anybody who's actually interviewed with them share some info about the process and what questions might be asked? Everyone on this board screams when they hear Moelis "the most technical thing in your life" but most ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2014 - 12:40am -

  75. Trading 101- Technicals to determine good entry points

    To some this might sound like dumb questions but I'm interested in learning a bit of what trading is all about. I've always been so focused on investment banking that I've never paid trading much mind until now. If anyone has any informatio ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 6:45am -

  76. Bell Curve % Distribution for Costs

          I've been unsuccessful trying to find a resource that gives me a formula for how to find bell curve distribution % in excel (using normdist formula or others that are more applicable) to spread costs. I am trying to make it dynam ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2013 - 5:06pm -

  77. How to warrant interest in finance with technical background?

          A little bit about me: I'm going into my junior year, I study Math(applied)+ CS and I have fairly top of the line internships and research experience in nanotechnology and aerospace engineering. What is the best way to warrant an ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2011 - 10:15pm -

  78. Two P&L Statement Questions

          Under EBIT we have the following line items to get to taxable income: Interest Income / (Expense) *Equity Income / (Expense) **Minority Interest Other Income / (Expense) * What does Equity Income / (Expense) represent? If the answer i ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 5 2011 - 12:26am -

  79. ARTIFICIAL Shareholder Spread- legal?

    Hi All, For education purposes and to satisfy a curious mind after researching into the market and ASX rules and regulations, my question for a hypothetically soon-to be ASX listed company: If a Corporate Advisor is advising an emerging pre-revenue Austra ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2011 - 8:54am -

  80. New San Fran Group

          Hey all, Long-time reader, more recent poster. Will be moving out to SF for FT and created "Bay Area Finance Professionals" group; think it can be a meaningful group and hope those in the Bay Area join. Thanks. boutique Recr ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 12:42pm -

  81. TTM

          TTM = Most Recent Fiscal Year + New Partial Period- Old Partial Period Can someone explain this concept with numbers and a scenario? Investment Banking interview offers technical Superday ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2010 - 10:10pm -

  82. Hedge Funds — superstars of asset management?

          Hello fellow monkeys, Hedge funds = basically, just sophisticated asset management? You think this is the ceiling in funds management career? Cheers! hedge funds technical Money algorithms resources ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 18 2010 - 2:37am -

  83. DRW Business Analyst Interview

          I was wondering if anyone knew how the interview for DRW's Summer business analyst position was? Is it as technical/quant as the trading DRW interviews? trading sa Quantitative technical drw business ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2010 - 6:07pm -

  84. Whats the answer to this technical?

          You have 14M of Euro denominated assets, when you purchased these assets EU1.4=$1. The value of the asset drops to 12M Euro, exchange rate is now EU1.45=$1. A Euro futures contract is EU50,000. How many contracts do you need to hedge ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2009 - 6:08pm -

  85. Negative equity on books

          How does this happen? I know that it can occur when:-Net Losses are reported on the income statement-Additional debt is taken on to distribute dividends What else can make equity negative? Can this happen during an LBO (post-recap)? T ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2008 - 3:47pm -

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