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Buy-Side Investment ManagementFor buyside investment management firms (equity/credit analyst), is it necessary to get an MBA if you graduated from a top school (HYP) and also got your CFA? Is there any benefit to getting an MBA? Also, what is the typical path to portfolio manager? 2 years research associate, 4 years analyst,... 41 year 11 months ago
Convertible QuestionHow does an out of the money convertible note that is due soon, and the issue of dilution cause issues for a company? Any examples off hand of this?... 31 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: McKinsey and Co 01 year 11 months ago
Finance Rotational Analyst for big O&GI know this isnt the place for this, but i really cant find much information on this kind of stuff, so i'll try it out here. I've interviewed with some IBD's this semester already & now I've got some financial analyst roles in O&G coming my way. Anyone know the exit opps? any shift into PE/HF/IBD or... 21 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Provident Funding 01 year 11 months ago
IHS or Macquarie, or other MM/BB?Hi, I've currently deep in the interview process of these few companies, meaning I know if I made or or not within the next two weeks. Goldman Sachs as a IB Analyst Macquarie as an IB Analyst IHS as a Research Analyst A fourth role opened up Thursday, and a headhunter has presented my bac... 81 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Provident Funding 01 year 11 months ago
Buyside Portfolio Analyst InterviewTo anyone who is a Portfolio Analyst in either a buyside firm or a hedgefund I was wondering what kind of advice would you give to someone preparing for an interview as a Portfolio Analyst? ... 51 year 11 months ago
Profile review for HBS 2+2Hi all, Couldn't get many informations on 2+2 profile reviews that might help me. I saw that HBS has recently opened the 2+2 to Master's programs graduates. Profile : Male, 21 yo (22 by the time I graduate with a 2-years Master's) French - Caucasian (I think it's important to HBS) Under... 61 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Morgan Stanley 01 year 11 months ago
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Citi SF HC vs. Lazard SF HCHey guys, was just wondering if anyone knew much about the exit opps and reputation of these groups. I've got offers from both and would like to get a fair opinion of each.... 91 year 11 months ago
McCain - "Short Russia"http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09/19/mccain-blasts-putin-in-pravda-he-s-made-russia-a-friend-to-tyrants.html Aside from the US backing the Syrian revolution by funneling weapons in through the CIA - destabilizing regimines we don't like via skullduggery is kind of our thing - someone ... 131 year 11 months ago
What's this job description?i found this position through campus recruiting. can anybody tell what i would be doing? its for john hancock in boston The Finance Internship Program provides students with a unique opportunity to apply their studies and knowledge in a field related to their interests. During the 12-week program... 11 year 11 months ago
To all the Real Time Traders out thereHi all, I am wondering how the shift work plays out for Real Time Power traders. I know they work 12 hour shifts and this will include nights and weekends. Can someone let me know what a standard month would look like? How many day shift, night shifts, and where day off fit in? Thanks in advance!... 131 year 11 months ago
How "hands on" are REPE firms?Can someone explain to me how "hands on" REPE firms are in their investments? Typically, what happens after a firm deploys their capital for investments? Do they typically just invest and thats it or are they actively involved in the investment until it is time for the sale. I am interested in th... 91 year 11 months ago
Stephens first round interviewI have a first round on-campus interview with Stephens this Friday and wanted to see if anyone had any insight for what type of questions might be asked. I'm a fourth year MAcc student at a school in the south and I just wanted to know what technical material I should brush up on. Thanks guys... 11 year 11 months ago
SEC vs SEDAR DocumentsWanted to get some input on what you guys use/trust when you are looking at a company that files both with SEDAR and the SEC. ABX for example - SEDAR documents are 58 pages for the MD&A section and 73 pages for the financials/notes VS the 40-F which is 322 total. Are there any drastic differen... 21 year 11 months ago
Prop Trading Exit OpportunitiesHi everyone. I am curious about the potential exit opps for prop traders. Say you make a series of really bad trades and get fired or for some reason beyond your control you lose your job. What is out there for a prop trader to fall back on? I have been considering prop trading as a career but w... 321 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Duff & Phelps 01 year 11 months ago
Endowment Info (Pay/Culture) etcWas wondering if anyone had some insight into the pay at large endowments (Harvard/Yale/Penn) etc... I know the work is mostly manager selection and outsourcing as oppose to directly picking investment like a traditional AM firm. Was wondering what the pay scale and bonus would be for someone wi... 81 year 11 months ago
Bloomberg Excel add-in templatesHas anbody else used these before? Just wanted to get a sort of consensus as to how useful these things are and if many people use them. As of now, I'm completely blown away. Kind of takes the wind out of my sales when I've been trying to build nice models for work and then I find there are thou... 01 year 11 months ago
Quit or wait to be fired- advice neededI'm currently employed in a non-finance firm and have a job lined up at a MM IB. They have a verbal offer that I accepted, and HR is putting together the paperwork, to be followed by the standard screening process. In the mean time there are budget cuts going on at my firm (the reason I started ... 141 year 11 months ago
Should you list term projects on resumes?I've done a few term projects (consulting, OM, etc.) for business school classes. Is it okay to list, say, the consulting term project on my resume if I apply for a consulting internship? If so, what kind of format would work best?... 01 year 11 months ago
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Company Interview: Bloomberg 01 year 11 months ago
Unconventional background - any shot at consulting?Hi! I'm an undergrad with an unconventional background and was wondering if I had any shot at breaking into consulting. I have a 3.9 GPA and 2400 SAT I, 800 Math & Chem SAT II (do those even matter??) in a MBB target school (Tufts/Northwestern/similar), BUT am majoring in Communication Studi... 161 year 11 months ago
SECURITIES LENDING at I BanksIs securities lending considered to be a front office job? Is it difficult to land like IBanking or S&T? What the pay like? I met someone who is an Executive Director(securities lending) at Credit Suisse and he said that his bonus and base was over $1mm. Is there any truth to that? Please elaborate... 211 year 11 months ago
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Company Interview: Credit Suisse 01 year 11 months ago
Capital Markets->IBD resume_Int' studentHi, I would like to ask you guys for any feedback on my resume. I recently finished my summer analyst program with Morgan Stanley in Capital Markets Division. Throughout the course of the internship program, I learned from myself that I would be a better fit into IBD than Capital Markets. I am l... 31 year 11 months ago
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BlueCrest Capital - anyone interviewed with them in last 12 months?Anyone ever interviewed there for an analyst spot or have friends there? (NY office) Looking for any intel on personality types, what the guys there are like, etc. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. ... 01 year 11 months ago
Company Review: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Navigant Consulting 01 year 11 months ago
Withdrawing applicationapplied to gs and realized its wrong division want to reapply. I know they start checking applications starting around October/November what if I withdraw application and reapply? what are the implications? Would they know I have already applied? ... 61 year 11 months ago
Practicing for pre interview Reasoning/Cognitive AssessmentI have applied online with Shell for a finance rotational program. Part of the application is an online cognitive assessment. Have you all run into these in your interviews? Is there a way to prepare for them? Thanks, Brunks.... 31 year 11 months ago
so how about gold today?lost $10k on silver last week, so i rebuffed and invested more than i'd be willing to publicly admit on gold the day after, lost a bit more last week and monday morning but today....after today.....anyone else just make a killing?... 51 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Oaktree Capital Management 01 year 11 months ago
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REPE questions....1) Do you think that RE transactional experience at Big4 Accounting/Consulting Firm will open doors into REPE? (Deloitte, Duff and Phelps, E&Y) 2) Could you get into REPE directly out of a top 10-15 MBA program, without IB experience, but with general asset management or other real estate financ... 81 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 01 year 11 months ago
What types of companies provide capital to devlopersI'm planning to go back for an MBA with a concentration in real estate. I have no real estate experience, but it's what I've always wanted to do and I'm ultimately interested in starting my own development company. I would like when I graduate to get a few years experience working with a devel... 241 year 11 months ago
Voicemail to call back only to reject Why do firms do this? Do not understand at all - it'd be more efficient and easier on both parties to simply email the rejection or just leave it in the VM. ... 81 year 11 months ago
How will short term interest rate increases affect real estate prices if the yield curve inverts with long rates roughly stable?Can anyone point me to academic research on the topic.... 01 year 11 months ago
Someone with PE associate experience - PM meYo, Any PE associates (or someone with 2-3 years IB) looking for a new gig. Can't divulge too much on here, but shoot me a PM. Not located in NYC or Chicago (FYI).... 41 year 11 months ago
Combined MBA and Masters in FinanceIs there a comprehensive list of schools that offer a combined MBA and Masters in Finance? I know of a few schools, but I know there must be many more out there Thanks,... 01 year 11 months ago
Excel 2013Opinions/Reviews? Any significant changes that would relevant to modeling?... 31 year 11 months ago
Senior resumeHey everyone. Any criticisms you'd like to level my way? looking to get into AM or even HF in Boston, hopefully at a boutique firm. Pretty concerned about the strength of my resume, so I'm improving it for the upcoming recruiting season. P.S. currently waiting on a reply for a Portfolio Analyst p... 51 year 11 months ago
networking Is going to a company's information session on campus and talk with the recruiter a good way to network? How efficient would that be? I mean, it is unlikely for the recruiter to remember you just with one time conversation right? Or how do you leave strong impression to the recruiter then?... 41 year 11 months ago
Company Review: KPMG 01 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: William Blair 01 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Jefferies & Company 01 year 11 months ago
Wrong Transcript, What Should I Do?My school's OCR deadline was Monday night for most of the larger consulting firms. I was getting ready for next week's submissions today when I saw that, while my resume and cover letters were correct, my transcript from the end of Junior Fall was submitted. I've already contacted the OCR office, an... 91 year 11 months ago
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Company Interview: Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy 01 year 11 months ago
There's No Shortcut To Success: Peter ThielFrustrated that Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs “were not on focused on breakthrough technologies that will take civilization to the next level”, Peter Thiel announced the Thiel Fellowship in September 2010. He paid children $100,000 not to complete their college education. His plan was to ha... 11 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Credit Suisse 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy 01 year 11 months ago
Put fashion model experience on my resumeI have posted this while ago with another username on job search thingy and again with the same username this afternoon . then I realized since I was very naive to use my full name as my username, my personal info can be tracked..so got another username... also this forum is bit more active than oth... 311 year 11 months ago
Deleveraging and leveraging Beta in CAPM Hi, I'm new here so apologies if this is in the wrong place. I was wondering why is it in the CAPM you have to delever and then lever the beta? And if someone could outline the process of how you would go about doing it? Thanks.... 11 year 11 months ago
Am I aiming at the right B-schools?Hello everyone. I am about to start applying for a Masters degree in International Business/Management. Here's my profile: - GMAT 740 - BA in Economics and Banking at an Italian middle-level uni, cum laude - 2 years working experience a a buyer in a small local firm (cable manufacturing) - 1 y... 51 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: RMS Investment Group LLC 01 year 11 months ago
RMS Investment Group LLCRMS is the Family office for the Ratner, Miller and Shafran Families. Currently, the office oversees 63 direct decedents and manages nearly $1.2 Billion of assets.... 01 year 11 months ago
Lazard first roundI have a first round with Lazard this Thursday. What should I expect? Many technicals?... 151 year 11 months ago
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Information SessionsIs asking an analyst or associate about recent deals or transactions they have been apart of too specific for an information session? Should I take a different approach, such as asking questions about their background and why they chose investment banking or consulting? I was hoping to think of ... 31 year 11 months ago
Internship ProgramOne of the best ways to get engineering experience outside one’s academic field is to land an engineering internship. Internships give on-the-job experience, help one learn whether intern and that industry are a good match, and can provide the interns with valuable connections and references. Many... 01 year 11 months ago
Engineering Internship ProgramOne of the best ways to get engineering experience outside one’s academic field is to land an engineering internship. Internships give on-the-job experience, help one learn whether intern and that industry are a good match, and can provide the interns with valuable connections and references. Many... 01 year 11 months ago

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