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  1. Why You're So Easy to Replace

    Mod Note (Andy): Best of Eddie, this was originally posted in 2010. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. "The meek shall inherit the earth, but not its mineral rights."- John Paul Getty After a particularly brutal day at the ...

    58 comments - 27 silver bananas - Dec 9 2015 - 12:31pm -

  2. Three things I’ve learned from three months in business school

          1. What "smart" looks like Once you get accepted into business school, it soon dawns on you that for the first time in a while, you'll be sitting in class with some incredibly smart people. Of the thousands of people th ...

    13 comments - 10 silver bananas - Oct 24 2015 - 2:00pm -

  3. Why is UT/McCombs a target school?

         ... why ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2015 - 11:12am -

  4. Trading Without a Net: Why I Don't Use Stops on Options Trades

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I've received a few messages from you guys about m ...

    29 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 23 2013 - 8:45am -

  5. Why Your Walkaway Number Is Lower Than You Think

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from May 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. We spend a lot of time on this site discussing how much money ...

    40 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 15 2012 - 10:35am -

  6. How to *APPROPRIATELY* Find Out Why You Didn't Get the Offer?

          Just curious what everyone's opinion is on asking why bank X didn't give you an offer after a superday. I think I've read on here before that people only ask for feedback if they think the interview really went terribly ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2014 - 10:46pm -

  7. Why are you guys still interested in markets?

          I don't really go on campuses anymore representing my banks at banking fairs, so for the last 2 years I have had little contact with undergrads etc... I interviewed about 4 potential juniors recently, then decided against hiring ...

    50 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2013 - 11:08am -

  8. Why Investment Banking?- No contribution to society

          Honestly i really cannot see the appeal in this field. Lets say you do make it through the ropes of finance, you work your ass off for 20 years, retire at around 40, but then what? Go to your vacation home in the Caribbean and just si ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 1:53pm -

  9. Why do Management Consulting?

    Why is management consulting such a sought after position? The consulting industry isn't as important to the economy as financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies or gas companies but yet recruits from the very top schools across the country. T ...

    30 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 24 2012 - 3:45am -

  10. Why- Analysts

          Why do the CEOs of the worlds biggest companies trust the analytical work involved in their acquisitions and divestitures to 22 year old analysts who learned everything they know from a ten week training program? why ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 1:49pm -

  11. Why finance? what can you say

          This is a question that comes up in every finance interview. What do you guys say? I feel like I know everything NOT to say, but what is something that I CAN say? why interview finance ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2015 - 8:26pm -

  12. Why did you go to college?

    Was it because:-It's just what you're supposed to do?-Parents forced you?-You wanted a good job?-You wanted to learn?-You wanted to party?-You wanted to say you went to_______ University?-any other reason I would've made a poll but I can� ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2011 - 11:34pm -

  13. Why do banks recruit at ivies?

        Why do banks recruit out of non Wharton or non Cornell AEM ivies when they don't offer a business program?. I'm sorry, but engineering or economics is no substitute for having legit accounting and finance skills an internhips you ge ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2012 - 7:30pm -

  14. Why did you become a professional..... trader?

    Ola, I can get a traineeship at a trading firm which offers me the chance to obtain experience on different security types and I can determine thereafter in which type of security I want to specialize myself to become a professional trader. So therefore I ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2011 - 4:39pm -

  15. Why RBC should hire me

          This says it all...from dealbreakers http://dealbreaker.com/2010/01/attention-rbc-duke-... The guy created a website... http://whyrbcshouldhireme.webs.com/ why RBC ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2010 - 12:39pm -

  16. why can't I get interviews?

    I know its probably bc I dont have any specific industry experience, but with that being said, I am a junior at a target school with a 3.8 GPA and I am a D1 varsity athlete. I do have some work experience, such as working at a restaurant while in high sch ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 31 2009 - 12:20pm -

  17. Slowness of B School Forum?

          So has the forum died down a bit because everyone got all their requisite information and now working on sending apps out and waiting to hear back?;) why ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 7 2010 - 12:09pm -

  18. Getting to know a bank

          Hi, guys! I'm new to this site as well as the whole job search process. Need your advice! How do you get to know the bank so that they feel that you really want to get there? Do you review news in search of the bank? Are there sp ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2014 - 1:11pm -

  19. Why Investing

          Why do you guys want to do investing? why investing ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2011 - 12:12pm -

  20. Why Asia (Interview question--- need help with answer)

          Hey guys, I know I'm going to get some negative feedback on this one but fuck it im going to ask the question anyways. Alright, so Ive done a couple interviews for positions in Capital Mkts/Ibanking in HK/SG and since I'm ne ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2009 - 4:59pm -

  21. Why MS/UBS/GS/JPM/etc?

          interviewers love asking the question "why this bank?". I'm wondering what are some of the things that differentiate these banks? why Banking ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2010 - 6:35pm -

  22. why is lehman taking such a huge hit right now?

          all the investment banks ' stocks are going up dramatically this morning of the fannie and freddie bailout. why is lehman the only bank to have taken such a huge hit after starting the morning pretty good? any insights? Lehman hi ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 8 2008 - 11:58am -

  23. no background check?

          I just got an offer at UBS hong kong private bank. I was expecting the forms for backgrounc check with my contract and team pooling agreement. However I did not see any of the forms. The only thing they asked is a copy of my degree ce ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 25 2010 - 4:34pm -

  24. Why XYZ company?

          What is a genuine answer to the " why this company " question? And how important is it really? Interviewers probably know that for 90% of applicants they will take pretty much any BB they get, and its not like applicants are ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2009 - 4:05am -

  25. A few questions about banking

    Hey guys, I'm doing a banking internship this summer and am toying with the idea of whether I want to do it long term. It seems like a lot of ppl do banking so they can get into PE/ HF afterward. I guess my question is: given the hours and stress of ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2010 - 2:11pm -

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