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  1. 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 ...

    - Jan 8 2015 - 12:51am - 4 comments

  2. 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? ...

    - Feb 7 2014 - 12:50am - 8 comments

  3. 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& ...

    - May 1 2011 - 7:46pm - 58 comments

  4. 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: ...

    - Sep 20 2012 - 10:34am - 10 comments

  5. Wall Street Interview Questions for a Finance Job Interview

    https://www.e-junkie.com/ecom/gb.php?c=cart&i=291773&cl=44880&ejc=2 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 ...

    - Mar 26 2015 - 8:23pm

  6. 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 ...

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

  7. 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 understand purchase ...

    - Jan 20 2014 - 9:45pm - 6 comments

  8. 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 save would also be ...

    - May 6 2011 - 1:49am - 95 comments

  9. excel question

    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 generated above, how do I ...

    - Nov 13 2012 - 1:29am - 9 comments

  10. 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 ...

    - Sep 24 2014 - 4:10pm - 2 comments

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