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LBO model: Excel template with bolt on capacity?Hi all, Anybody have any tips or a URL to some guidance for how to include bolt on capacity to a LBO model? Never done it before, and having a hard time figuring out an efficient way to make it happen. Or, do you have to just nested "IF" everything?... 71 year 10 months ago
Schweser or CBOK for Level 1I am appearing for Dec CFA L1. Starting Prep this weekend. I wanted to know if it is better to get Schweser as my 'main' textbook for L1 or if I should start with the CBOK Books?... 21 year 10 months ago
The Drunk MD StorySo last weekend, I decided to get shit-faced because I had a rough week. The typical…lack of sleep, lack of social life, and lack of sex. I wanted to have fun tonight, regardless of my state of mind. I could have easily went back home and fell asleep in 5 minutes, but fuck it. It’s Friday night,... 801 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Bloomberg 01 year 10 months ago
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Company Compensation: Barclays Capital 01 year 10 months ago
Obscure Bond Question for Economics Guru'sDoes anyone happen to know what the SVRX is quoted in? It's essentially the same as the VIX, but for interest rates. Also, I saw from wikipedia that VIX is quoted in percentage, but when trying to look up the VIX on bloomberg, I see VIX is quoted in dollars. SVRX also looks like it's quoted in do... 01 year 10 months ago
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Company Review: Public Financial Management 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: GE Capital 01 year 10 months ago
Actual Modeling Modeling and Investment BankingHi everyone, thanks for taking time to look at my question. Currently, I am in a somewhat peculiar dilemma. You see, my long term goal is to follow the path to an investment banking career, but I am cash strapped, being the college student I am. With your judgment and expertise, is it alright for me... 81 year 10 months ago
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Commodities desk rankingGuys, What's your ranking of commodities desks? I think GS, MS, JPM and BarCap should be the top four. Any ideas? Also, when it comes to each products (Energy, Metals, Ags), how does the ranking look like? Any European bank is strong in this space? Just wanted to open a topic on commod h... 221 year 10 months ago
BB S&T, Physical Trading Shop, Prop Shop...Which one as undergrad?Which one is the best option to start out as coming out of undergraduate (or during undergraduate) assuming offers from all 3 types? To specify type of propshops, think non quant, but the type where you need to put down your own money. Discuss...... 191 year 10 months ago
Question for the scholars in commodity tradingGents- It's the end of my sophomore year in college and I'm starting to realize that I might need to switch it up from doing keg stands to, unfortunately, doing book stands. I've got some internships in the works that will give me a solid look at an S&T internship for my junior year summer, and i... 31 year 10 months ago
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Company Interview: RTS Financial 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: RTS Financial 01 year 10 months ago
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Company Interview: Waddell and Reed 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Waddell and Reed 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Waddell and Reed 01 year 10 months ago
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Company Interview: Stephens Inc 01 year 10 months ago
Please tear this apart!I am interested in asset management, specifically I would like to get a position as a portfolio analyst or investment analyst when I graduate. I know this is a crappy resume, so help me fix it!... 141 year 10 months ago
Make Your Interests Interesting![quote] Sometimes students balk at the idea of putting an "Interests" section on their resumes. Their reasons are twofold: 1) they say it takes up valuable space that could be used more effectively and 2) they feel that it's just fluff and not necessary. I always give them my twofold answer that 1)... 61 year 10 months ago
Facebook Graph feature is gamechanging and pretty scaryThe stuff you can find on this is incredible (literally). Friend is in the beta, we've been testing it out recently. Examples: For the Stalker: Single women that like gym near my city? Shows the gym and the names and profiles of all the women, no opt out. For the statistical dater: Bar/Re... 271 year 10 months ago
What is the best major city for residential real estate investing?According to Forbes (See: "The U.S. Cities Where Buying Beats Renting A Home") Ohio and Michigan have the most cities in the top ten lowest P/R ratio. I am guessing that MI has less upside potential than the others. ... 81 year 10 months ago
Gift Ideas for Starbucks Staff??I recently accepted a job offer so I will no longer frequent the same Starbucks that I have been going to for the past 2 years. The people that work there are amazing and I would like to get them something to say thank you. Please help me come up with some quality gift ideas. Any suggestions? ... 131 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Flow Traders 01 year 10 months ago
Advice on Bespoke suit?...riding a motorcycleIf you're getting one tailored, what threadcount do you guys typically get for everyday suits? I got to wear mine on the motorcycle sometimes...so need something tough but doesn't wrinkle too much. Bit confused on, higher thread count more wrinke, or lower thread count more wrinkle? And Im go... 291 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: M and T bank 01 year 10 months ago
6 Tips for Networking Into a Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firm6 Tips for Networking Into a Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firm Last Night on Mad Men, Roger Sterling used a connection at the airport to “happen to bump into” a potential client. He talked to the guy, became fast friends, and got Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce into the pitch at the last min... 241 year 10 months ago
FTI Consulting - Who are they? I keep getting an email from them asking to interview...So this may be a dumb post, but I have received an email from someone at FTI Consulting asking for 15-20mins of my time for an interview, and I have no clue what to expect or what its about. I am currently working in the Real Estate industry, and my background is mainly all real estate and real ... 51 year 10 months ago
How to get an Off-Cycle InternshipHow does one go about interview/getting an off-cycle internship? I go to school in NYC, and I am approaching my Junior year. I would like to get an internship at an MM or BB, preferably in IBD, to help position myself best for next summer. I would like to do one of these during the fall. However... 41 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Ernst & Young LLP 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: UBS AG 01 year 10 months ago
Hey guys! Would you mind looking at my resume?I am looking for a job in Banking, Corporate finance, treasury. ... 41 year 10 months ago
Canadian Non-Target Review RequestHello all, I'm in need of help with my resume for SA recruitment. Any and all help is greatly appreciated. My school does not use a 4.00 scale, but I converted for discretion. One questions that I have is: What would be the best way to quantitatively measure my performance/results as Portfo... 51 year 10 months ago
Most Abysmal Company on the Planet?My vote goes to Time Warner...a shining example of the worst customer service possible.... 381 year 10 months ago
Hey guys! Would you mind looking at my resume?I am looking for a job in Banking, Corporate finance, treasury.... 71 year 10 months ago
Series 7 while on undergrad internshipIs it possible to get sponsored for series 7 as an undergraduate intern? The company is indeed a member of FINRA. Was thinking of reaching out to one of the executives. Any advice or suggestions are greatly appreciated... 31 year 10 months ago
How much is experience worth? Should I feel pissed off?Hey, I wanted to get some advice from you all about co workers salaries: I am a manager of a portfolio of commercial real estate. I do not make much money as it is, but while speaking with another co worker who also manages property, I found out that he makes DOUBLE my salary. The other mana... 41 year 10 months ago
Behavioral Finance CareersI am strongly interested in behavioral finance.As a finance grad student and B.A.economics holder,which career path is most appropriate for me?I think trading might fit well.What are your suggestions?... 21 year 10 months ago
InterDigital Communication CorpManufactures telecommunication equipment... 01 year 10 months ago
Majorto get a good job on wall street in investment banking or whatever else, will majoring in engineering and minoring in finance make me a viable candidate?... 21 year 10 months ago
Aston Martin in technical partnership with Mercedes-AMG GmbH Match made in heaven for luxury car buyers/fanatics? [quote]Thursday 25 July, 2013, Gaydon: Aston Martin is today announcing moves towards a technical partnership with Mercedes-AMG GmbH, a 100% subsidiary and high-performance brand of German multinational automotive corporation Daimler AG. A Le... 71 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Bentall Kennedy 01 year 10 months ago
What do you know about the University of Florida Value Investing Program?I read in a Q & A that Warren Buffett recommended it. Its actually very tempting to go there. It is not that expensive an it last only 1 year. Here is the link to the program http://floridamba.ufl.edu/traditional/concentrations.asp#SecurityAnalysis Below is a transcript of the 4 value investing c... 11 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Citigroup 01 year 10 months ago
Bentall KennedyReal Estate Investment Management Firm AUM ~60 Billion... 01 year 10 months ago
Shorting Multi-FamilyAside form buying CDS contracts on multi-family loan pools, are there any other ways to short the MF housing market? Recently traveled to Baltimore, Minneapolis, and Charlotte. Found myself astounded at the amount of MF property that has gone up in the past few years and more importantly, is set ... 91 year 10 months ago
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Matheson Financial AdvisorsMatheson Financial Advisors is a corporate financial advisory and investment banking firm providing a broad range of services including business valuations, ownership transition planning, mergers and acquisitions consulting, and other advisory services for architecture, engineering, environmental an... 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: RBC Royal Bank of Canada 01 year 10 months ago
Roommate Wanted-- HUGE 2br/2bath, W/D, Doorman Building, August MoveHey All, I have a large 2br/2bath with a washer dryer in a doorman building (2175/person). It is about 1200 sqft. There are other amenities such as a gym and roof. It is located on 38th and 2nd-- which is convenient for anyone working in banking. It is fully furnished. I am ex finance currently r... 71 year 10 months ago
Anybody read Oil 101/Familiar with it and the industry?Just started, finished the first chapter. A lot has definitely changed since it was published in '09 with unconventional resources, I'm just wondering how much of that is reflected in the book? When Downey talks about the future of oil, he says "Oil Shale is a fundamental non-starter...and no amou... 71 year 10 months ago
EBIT vs. EBITDAOkay so this kid I was with yesterday is trying to tell me how EBIT is a better measure of Cash Flow than EBITDA... His reasoning was something with CapEx, but I cant remember. How does this make sense? CapEx is not included in EBIT or EBITDA, and my logical response back to him was that D&A is ... 81 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Ramirez and Co 01 year 10 months ago
Ramirez and CoPublic finance investment banking with asset managament... 01 year 10 months ago
When exactly is recruiting season in London?does anybody know when online application for non-target kids (no ocr) for summer analyst positions at BBs in London starts? thanks!... 81 year 10 months ago
BrainteaserIf tomorrow there was a sudden destruction of all the food sources available to people, apart from other people. Assuming that on average one human body would feed 1 person for 2 weeks. What would the population of the world be in 1 years’ time? World's population is as now. How would you w... 71 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Landmark Ventures 01 year 10 months ago
**Within IBD** Financial Analyst Vs IB analyst (anybody knows?)Hey guys Anybody knows differences between financial analyst and IB analyst within IBD? For example, Bofa power/utility group has 5 financial analysts and 25 banker. Could anybody please stipulate differences? Also, is transition to IB analyst much easier then? Thanks guys. ... 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Boston Consulting Group 01 year 10 months ago
Ray DonovanAnyone watching this? I'm liking it a lot. "Suck one cock, you're a cocksucker for life. Get caught with a dead girl, admit to a drug problem, go to rehab. No problem. Crazy town, right?"... 61 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Natixis 01 year 10 months ago
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Company Compensation: Natixis 01 year 10 months ago
Recruiting at Vanderbilt (Please Please Please help)I have been accepted to Vanderbilt, and I am considering going there. I plan on majoring in Economics and hope to do investment banking. I know that Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch recruit at Vanderbilt, but how many people do they recruit? What about other bulge bracket firms (CS, DB, Citi, UBS... 121 year 10 months ago

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