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  1. Is banking the end all, be all?

          Is IB the end all, be all? Say you go into corporate finance at a well ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2015 - 4:34pm -

  2. The futures & options markets are no longer viable. It is my recommendation that ALL customers withdraw from all of the markets

    a crony of the Obama regime, stole all of the non-margined cash held by customers of his firm. Let's ... they would then be expected to backstop all of the other firms in the system when the failures began to ... viable. It is my recommendation that ALL customers withdraw from all of the markets as soon as possible so ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2011 - 6:47pm -

  3. Do everyone with a 3.5 GPA + target school really all are guaranteed interviews? Are all recruiters on WSO FAT LIERS?

    the entire resume, not just GPA) 2) "As a former recruiter, all I look at was the GPA. If ... no excuses and nothing else will make up for a low GPA. not even work experience) CLEARLY, all of ... sent during a resume drop? If they got 150 applicants from Columbia, are they going to give all 150 ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2009 - 1:35am -

  4. Higher Beta: All-Equity or All-Debt Firm?

    a higher beta, an all-equity or an all-debt company? Is it an all-debt because they are more risky and ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2010 - 9:58pm -

  5. If a merger deal is all stock, what is a rule of thumb we can use to determine if its ACCRETIVE or DILUTIVE if its ALL STOCK?

          Would we be looking at p/e ratios? Thanks so much! Stock ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2012 - 10:51am -

  6. Monty09 on chat- all energy all the time

          Monty09 on chat- all energy all the time ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2011 - 6:45pm -

  7. All stock vs all cash deal premiums

          Hi guys, Quick tech question. If A acquires B in an all-stock deal should the ... presumably participate in synergies as and when they occur? So the synergies will not need to all be paid up ... front, as in an all cash deal... Comments? ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2014 - 7:34pm -

  8. A One Stop Shop For All Things Diversity Recruiting- The Most Exhaustive List On WSO

    this one aims to be an exhaustive list that includes all the introductory programs and formal ... diversity recruiting efforts, not all scholarships include an interview for internships as part of the ... SEO gets a lot of crap on these forums, but, as with all recruiting, you get very strong candidates ...

    16 comments - 15 silver bananas - Apr 9 2016 - 11:26am -

  9. The All-Nighter Experiment: What Worked and What Didn't

    spend too much time on it. I don't want you to be here all night. That's what my MD said to me ... before I pulled my first all-nighter.   I've had other all-nighters since then, but you always ... changing their mind at the last minute.   The sun was rising when I sent out the updated analysis. All ...

    52 comments - 33 silver bananas - Jan 3 2016 - 8:51am -

  10. Would you choose Hedge Funds all over again?

    a Hedge Fund. In regards to finance career paths, if you had to do it all over again, would you still go ... would you do it the same if you did it all over again? I really am looking for some inside experiences ... same if you had to do it all over again. Thanks~ Looking forward to reading the posts. advice hedge ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 30 2015 - 1:09am -

  11. What exactly happened to all the fired analysts/bankers in 2008?

    I obviously wasn't in the finance scene when this all went down, and I didn't really follow the ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2015 - 2:00pm -

  12. How to avoid eyes hurting after staring at a computer all day?

    special glasses you can buy solely for this purpose? Any other tips? I can sit still all day, but my eyes ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2015 - 4:39am -

  13. Working at a I-Bank... Close all other accounts?

    I-Bank, do you have to close all of your personal accounts with a different bank that you use (and move ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 8 2015 - 3:59am -

  14. Why all the Career Banker Hate?

          As I understand, most people use banking as a stepping stone to either business school or private equity. Meanwhile, banking at the senior levels at a BB pays quite handsomely with MDs & senior VPs doing very well. MDs work less & ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 15 2015 - 8:00pm -

  15. Screwed up all the internship interviews at BB banks

    from GS, Lazard, MS, JPM for an internship and got rejected at all of them. My preparation was ... obviously insufficient, even though I'd say I have a decent understanding of all the basic knowledge. ... pissed off and angry at myself because how can anyone receive interview invites at all the top players ...

    43 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 27 2014 - 3:37am -

  16. How to have it all and blow it with greed

          Amazing story of how it took SEC 10-years to pin down Greenwich PE fund Oak Investment Partners partner Iftikar Ahmed who is now a fugitive. (link inside the post). Harvard, Goldman Sachs, Venture Capital...Fugitive Iftikar Ahmed appe ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 8 2015 - 4:45pm -

  17. Buy side recruiting..are all BB equal?

          When first years start getting contacted for buy side opps, are all BB equal ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2016 - 6:56pm -

  18. Getting interviews at all 3 MBB firms from a non-Ivy

          How many people get interviews for undergrad summer internship from all 3 MBB ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2015 - 9:21pm -

  19. 2year MBA failed all MBB interviews

    and networking with the firms and offices of my interest and yet have failed all my 1st round ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2014 - 1:01am -

  20. What is going on at JP Morgan? What is up with all the suicides in 2014?

    that all of these tragedies are happening so close together or does one suicide in an organization make ... they are not isolated incidents. scary stuff- my prayers go out to all the families. JP Morgan suicide ...

    58 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 22 2014 - 6:00pm -

  21. Where do y'all see IB, HF, and PE in 5 and 10 years?

    I have to pick a career path. IB being something I want to do, where do y'all see the whole IB, HF, ... this sector, but do y'all think it will get better in the coming years or keep getting worse? ... higher bonuses/all in compensation and easier job opportunities) P.s. Sorry If I worded this wrong, ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2014 - 5:17am -

  22. An Unconventional Message for all You Prospective Monkeys out there

    a a tech-focused IB start-up part-time while I was going to school. In all honesty, I hated the menial tasks an IBD ... basically sits on a comp all day and waits to see if one of their IT systems fails a routine test. I am ... administrative tasks? Absolutely. But I am definitely not pulling an all-nighter because my MD decided to change ...

    30 comments - 16 silver bananas - Feb 15 2014 - 8:00pm -

  23. All about Treasury/ Corporate Treasury!

    Basics: Treasury / corporate Treasury is a dept of bank or any company which does some/ all of following ... related to risk mgmt, I guess PE and VC should also work. I know all this is very basic stuff, but ... I request all the srs to contribute further also add related forum. corporate treasury corporate finance ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2014 - 2:44am -

  24. Seeking 'Breaking In' Advice- Calling All UK Monkeys- CANCELLED

          Stuff it- just another derailed thread again. breaking in advice ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2014 - 9:29am -

  25. Are all successful traders math experts

          Are all the million dollar rockstar traders experts at calculus and ... traders have great math skills but not sure if all are math majors and take all the math courses and what ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2014 - 11:37pm -

  26. "Here's What Consultants Actually Do All Day"

    came across this article ""Here's What Consultants Actually Do All Day". As ... what's easier. Deloitte covers all transportation expenses while he's on the road. 6:30 a.m.-- Catch ... to get six hours of sleep before getting up to do it all over again." TL;DR: A third-year at ...

    31 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 7 2014 - 4:19am -

  27. All-stock M&A deal: what's combined market map?

          In all-stock acquisitions for two public co's, what happens to the ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2015 - 9:38pm -

  28. If you could start your career all over, what would you do?

          So I am about to graduate college this spring and I was just wondering for those already in a career, what would you do differently? What area of finance/banking would you want to get into after the experiences you have now? And of co ...

    53 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 22 2013 - 1:19am -

  29. Is BIG 4 M&A picking up all over?

          Hi I currently work in Big 4 corporate finance in India. These guys are ramping up their teams and are doing fairly decently (for whatever the market is worth). The biggest issue is that, due to the size of the economy and smaller bal ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 3:18pm -

  30. If you could do it all over again, would you still pursue a career in finance?

          Would you still do finance or is there a field that you wish you would have pursued from the start? What field? ibank ...

    60 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2013 - 10:45pm -

  31. Didn't land any BB OCR interviews at all

          <> analyst interviews ...

    81 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 22 2014 - 3:46pm -

  32. Are all investment banks worth working for? If not, when do you draw the line.

          Hello all, Investment banking is a great career, and the bulge bracket banks, ... middle markets, and elite boutiques are all clearly great places to work for. But I can't imagine ... that working at just any old investment bank will bring you all of the perks? (prestige, pay, etc.) Is ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 22 2014 - 8:56am -

  33. IB interview question, all input is appreciated

    Hey guys this is my first post on here. I have a hand full of first rounds set up with BB 's and MM's and I just wanted to see if my method of preparation is adequate to carry me through the technical portion of the whole process (first rounds a ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2014 - 7:15pm -

  34. Lincoln International vs. Baird vs. Citi vs. William Blair- All in Chicago. What to do?

          If you had a SA offer from all of the above firms- what would you take and ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2014 - 5:49pm -

  35. All-In Compensation and Taxes for First-Year Analyst

    I can use as a placeholder when thinking about my all-in compensation, $40K? 50K? And then is this taxed ... bonus is treated the same way as this year-end bonus). Thanks for any and all clarification, guys. If ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2014 - 10:40pm -

  36. NYC banking salary--- where does it all go?

    All-in compensation-46,033 Taxes (29.7% federal/state/city, 6.2% social security, 1.45% Medicare)-19,800 ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2014 - 3:18pm -

  37. Northwestern Mutual PWM- as bad as selling insurance all day?

          I just received an interview for a semester internship at Northwestern in PWM, and I'm trying to figure out if it's a worthwhile. NM has a reputation for asking its "top ten financial representative" interns to col ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2014 - 4:49pm -

  38. Where to for FT? Evercore Tech v. GS TMT (all bay area)

    Hi guys, I know this is such a cliche question, but I don't think there was a similar thread before, so gotta ask you folks. Two offers-- Evercore Tech in Menlo Park or Goldman Sachs TMT in San Francisco. Both are full-time offers and there are no di ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 5 2014 - 4:30pm -

  39. Russia bans all US food & EU fruit and veg imports

          From Reuters como newsletter: Russia bans all U.S. food, EU fruit and veg in ... sanctions response; NATO fears invasion Russia will ban all imports of food from the United States and all ... import ban already priced in the forward/future prices? This is not my field of como at all but thought ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2014 - 12:39pm -

  40. To all you MO and BO guys at a BB

          I'm at a BB in the MO with hopes of breaking in to IBD. Recently emailed the recruiter who is in charge of lateral hires to talk about the process. Obviously I knew the odds are against me but I still had a little hope..... but N ...

    56 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 7 2013 - 12:57am -

  41. Does JPM require series 63? Do all BBs?

          79 is needed, but I'm not sure if 63 is. Do all BBs require both? ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2014 - 10:27pm -

  42. All nighters lead to brain damage?

          If I had known this, I may have taken a different career path back in the day. http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/19/health/sleep-loss-br... sleep deprivation sleep deprived lack of sleep ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2014 - 12:30pm -

  43. If You Could Do It All Again...

          Moderator Note (Andy): Best of WSO- this post originally went up May 2008 and we thought it deserved to go back on the homepage for those who may have never seen it. For those of you who have graduated college and gone off to do banki ...

    96 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 2 2012 - 3:45am -

  44. Barclays vs Rothschild vs Lazard vs PE grad roles (3i/Terra Firma/Blackstone)? (all London)

          Any ideas on how these stack up in terms of reputation/culture/exit opps/any other factors? Thanks graduate london Barclays lazard Bulge Bracket rothschild BB or Boutique private equity analyst ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 23 2014 - 3:36pm -

  45. Former BB VP giving advice to all you wannabe bankers

    my team. We all did it for the money and we couldn't find a way out. PE wasn't fun, ... it." At that time I was making around 650K all in for my late 20's. I moved back home (parents ... years, but I do. Also I work only 35-40 hours a week (at most 45). I feel bad for all of my friends in ...

    115 comments - 10 silver bananas - Aug 21 2012 - 1:34pm -

  46. UBS President's Summer Internship- Sophmore program open to all?

    if it is a sophomore program open to all? Summer internship ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 6:00am -

  47. Thank You Notes- Do they all sound the same?

          When you send thank-you notes after final rounds, do all of them just sound ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:14am -

  48. Can anyone settle ONCE AND FOR ALL what TRADERS in INVESTMENT BANKS do?

    I have a very hard time understanding what traders in investment banks do. It seems like every time someone asks this on a forum, a ton of vague answers like "they make markets", etc get through out. I know what the sales people in the sales and ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2014 - 12:56am -

  49. Wheres all the Doomsdayers at?

    He's all in on Gold. Maybe I'm out of the loop but I see too many threats that don't generate ... 6-12 months. Are you putting all your dollars in gold and silver? Do you spend countless hours a day ...

    32 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 12 2012 - 2:22am -

  50. Dow All Time High

          So are you celebrating with champagne or staying weary because of the impending correction? What is your opinion on this comment? I can point out the changes. The bond markets have evaporated. Rates cant get any lower, noone is settin ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2013 - 9:55am -

  51. All or Nothing: IBD

    applicant: a good school, and a good GPA. I know top-tier isn't the end-all, but it's what I want. ... were all at boutiques which gave me shitty offers or none, no MM firms and an international BB (RBS, ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 27 2012 - 10:45pm -

  52. Does DCF value account for all inventory?

          I am currently valuing a company with a large inventory. I realize the DCF takes into account the changes in inventory in the working capital number, but what about the rest of the inventory that was not part of the change/just lying ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 16 2014 - 3:53pm -

  53. Student at Top Target, but messed up first year. All help is appreciated!

    to what I can do from here to break into MBB or IB, if it's still possible at all. Thank you ... all. college student ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 26 2014 - 12:33am -

  54. Start college all-over again after getting a terrible GPA for 2 years?

    current school with a GPA in a 2.0 range (2 years) or to start all over again at the UK university (3 ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2014 - 6:29am -

  55. Questionable Internship Worth Continuing at All? (possibly illegal)

    continue working at this internship when I return in the fall will it be worth it at all to get more ... danger? Should I include this on a resume at all? Please help me out if you are able to do so and thanks ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2016 - 3:55pm -

  56. Getting a FT IB analyst job without SA (for all those getting denied like me)

    so that I can secure a FT Ibanking job as quickly as possible. First of all, is this possible and/or ... that aren't covered. Second of all is the process the same? Should I still be reaching out to some ... HR people as well as actual bankers or should I just focus all my efforts on networking with upper ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2014 - 4:19pm -

  57. In college, is GPA/networking all that really matters?

    I really wish to work at the top firms, so would it be smart for me to forgo all of the extracurricular ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2013 - 6:49pm -

  58. Most Famous Investment Bankers of All Time

          Who would be included on this list? Byron D. Trott..............and? Goldman Sachs ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 22 2011 - 12:58pm -

  59. Not to be a debby downer: Reading through all these posts it looks like RE for ~90% is a financially middling career.

    After digesting it all, it seems like unless you are one of the few anointed elite who lands top end ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2013 - 2:45am -

  60. Lazard FT vs Goldmans SA vs Credit Suisse SA (all London)

    what I should do? Should I turn down the Lazard FT offer for a chance at GS? All of this is obviously ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2012 - 12:20pm -

  61. To all the Real Time Traders out there

          Hi all, I am wondering how the shift work plays out for Real Time Power ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 5 2013 - 4:42pm -

  62. Is it true that once at interview level you are all equal?

          Is it true that once at interview level you are all equal? I.e. it doesnt ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2011 - 4:20pm -

  63. Bloomberg Question- Getting a comprehensive list of ALL traded US stocks?

          Guys, Anybody know how to go about getting a comprehensive list of ALL of the ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2016 - 11:16pm -

  64. [For All Aspiring Traders] How do you know that you will turn out to be a good trader?

    losing their jobs. Any thoughts guys? I mean have you all taken all these into consideration? Just ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2012 - 12:17pm -

  65. ATENTION ALL: If you have an app, call up your local investment banker today!

          I imagine Buffet is sitting back, sipping a coke and laughing at all the ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2014 - 10:19am -

  66. Calling all Value Investors

    I can imagine that amongst the WSO community there are countless members that follow value principles. As I strive to expand my knowledge into this area I was looking to get some insight from more seasoned professionals. As of now my current strategy invo ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 10 2013 - 11:47am -

  67. working as an admin for a hedge fund, any value at all?

    all sorts of miscellaneous stuff for them (buying dinner, stocking up stationery, keeping the premises ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2015 - 7:23am -

  68. Target Schools- All the target schools?

          Can someone please list all of the target schools for me? I'm just ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 10:46am -

  69. Why Trading?- Why do you all prefer S&T?

    ops., prestige, and comp. potential are less for S/T than IBD, why do you all prefer S/T? ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 1:45pm -

  70. Creepy. The traders all flirt with the Chinese girl that sits next to me at my internship

    about Valentine's day, then saying "i'm all alone tonight:\" and basically begging ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2013 - 9:13pm -

  71. Is it all about the money?

          What up wall streeters, quick question for all the future mitt romneys on ... here: is it all about the money? If its not about the money, is it about the prestige? Haha. Obviously ... things." Needless to say, we all do this now. Anyways, its all about the money, right? If you work at UBS ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2012 - 11:27pm -

  72. Do AM firms send out offers before interviewing all the candidates?

    out offers before they finish interviewing all the candidates? ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2016 - 7:01pm -

  73. Does all Buy Side ER (Long Only) pay less than Sell Side ER?

    cleared $175k all-in in my most recent year.- CFA Charterholder-I have been trying to make the move to the ... offered $ 10k signing + base of $90k with a $20k guaranteed bonus. Yes, $120k all in.-I reached out to the ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2015 - 11:40am -

  74. Who's Taking Down all the Hotties?

    Those girls in West Village, Williamsburg, Wrigleyville...I don't know, wherever those confident, independent babes are roaming these days. Who's taking them down? Are they entrepreneurs, male models? It's scary. My analyst class doesn' ...

    32 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 30 2012 - 6:32pm -

  75. Calling all part-time Mothers

          The Big Three consulting firms have recently been making an initiative to get back its female workers. A significant majority of women who spend their early 20s as consultants or investment bankers leave when they have children. This ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2013 - 11:58am -

  76. HF Analyst role. Front to Back office all together?

    at a hedge fund where your role involves ALL from front to back office (because the team is so ... small)? Is this a good opportunity where you get to learn all aspects of the business? Or will this ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 2 2013 - 8:03am -

  77. Starting All Over!?!?

    is ridiculous and stupid, but I am truly searching for advice... I am debating on starting all over; ... of 3.0. Granted the gpa is low, but it wasnt all related to partying/girls and playtime. I realized ... late my senior year, that yes, although i would graduate and all, i felt i truly learned nothing of ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 28 2010 - 8:48am -

  78. banker career/lifestyle....not all that great? worth it?

    diverse, in all regards. One fellow intern tried alcohol for the first time at our company party, even ... vs. IB, most think its all the same.....And if you put prestige aside, then you can earn a great ... doesn't know what else to do with all his extra cash, while his job is not dealmaking, he is happy and ...

    92 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 15 2010 - 6:26am -

  79. Are all post-MBA associates with no banking experience complete morons?

          Nothing else to say. Are they? associate ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2013 - 9:59am -

  80. Avoid S&T at all costs

          If you were an undergraduate of the class of 2016 and were interested in the markets, would you aim S&T, even wit hthe current changes in regulation and recruiting?Recruiting seems to be currently in shit especially for S&T (C ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2012 - 2:18am -

  81. What To Do If All Options End Up Failing

    of frustrated but I am open to any suggestions. Thank you all. ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2014 - 11:56am -

  82. What to do with ALL THAT LOOT?!

          I just got an offer for an Ibanking summer analyst position and told that I will be making a considerable sum of money. Does anyone have any particular suggestions as to how to go about saving and investing this money? BB Ibanking off ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2012 - 10:28am -

  83. SBIC Associate Job- All Feedback appreciated

          I am in the running for a job with an SBIC fund (1 fund total ~$250m). Can anyone give me any experience, day to day knowledge, or just feedback on this industry, market, job, salary, etc? I currently do deals consulting (mostly PE) f ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 12 2014 - 4:57pm -

  84. Not much information online about Corporate Banking. Why? Is this field respected at all?

          I work as an analyst within Corporate Banking of a major US Bank. I get to spread and analyze mid size to very large companies, governments, etc for pretty much every industry. I am not sure that I want to stay in Corporate Banking an ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 11 2013 - 8:06pm -

  85. For all the aspiring billonaires

          http://www.cnbc.com/id/46964891 "It is harder than ever to become one of the world's wealthiest individuals by working on Wall Street."- Thoughts for wanna be bankers? Bill Gates Silicon Valley ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2012 - 12:00pm -

  86. For all you facebook haters: Zuckerberg Makes It Official: Facebook Hits 500 Million Members

    don't you all hate Facebook so much you were quitting soon? ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 22 2010 - 12:22am -

  87. Dumbest Question of All Time

    I got a good laugh out of this. (I stole this from M&I) Basically I was reading through the comments on their resume article, and I see this: "I do have a question about listing a certain type of leadership experience, which is a little out of th ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2010 - 11:11am -

  88. For All You Prestige Whores

          TPG is now recruiting undergrads for analyst positions in their PE arm. I don't know how many schools they are reaching out to, but they are recruiting at my non-Harvard/Wharton target. private equity prestige TPG ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 7 2012 - 8:52pm -

  89. TPG Buyout- All GS Kids?

    is all GS. Can anyone confirm or deny this? Just out of curiosity. TPG ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2013 - 8:19am -

  90. Do bankers really travel all that much

          I read a lot about bankers traveling a lot. Define a lot? I define a lot as minimum 2 flights a week. Meaning, if you don't travel more than a consultant- you're not traveling a lot. So with that definition in mind- do banke ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2010 - 9:34pm -

  91. About to sell all my positions due to the uncertainty, thoughts?

          So basically, what are your thoughts on the market right now. If debt deal signed, maybe market is up 2-3%, if its delayed past monday I see a 10% drop over next week...and then we have the issue of poor GDP growth, poor guidance bein ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2011 - 11:37am -

  92. A few important advices to all of you wanna-be-monkeys

    I am all hot shit. Had very few superdays, and just got lucky with my offer (that being said, luck does ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2011 - 11:18pm -

  93. All you freshman need to stfu and relax

          What's with all these ridiculous posts about freshman trying to land ... banking jobs? You guys will never make it if all you want to do over your summer is work 100 hours a week ... I from an ivy or even target. Semi-target at best. It sickens me to see all these freshman thinking this ...

    93 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2011 - 7:25pm -

  94. We're All Doomed.

          http://www.googlecapital.com/ One of their investments, Renaissance Learning, was just acquired by Hellman & Friedman for $1.1 billion. http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/03/13/renaissance... Discuss. googlecapital ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2014 - 7:59pm -

  95. Which would you choose?- All willing to help me get a position

    contact a lot in the last couple of months. They are all really willing to help me get a position at their ... have to go through the recruiting cycle but they would all pull for me) PE firm (headquartered in NYC) ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 1:59pm -

  96. Where have all the Associates gone?

          A friend of mine, who is a VP at a pretty well known mm firm, is trying to dissuade me from getting into banking. He keeps suggesting that banks aren't really hiring associates (especially those without a great deal of xp) and th ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2012 - 4:45am -

  97. Previous LBO Tests- Program Has Them All

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