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Site Broken? Chrome? Mac?I'm not sure if its the site, chrome, mac, or some combination thereof, but the site has been pretty messed as of late. What is the cause of this and is there a fix?... 141 year 10 months ago
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BB&T IBDBB&T comes to recruit at my school in October. I was wondering if anyone knows about their IBD. I've only seen a few things on here about people that have worked there or have known someone that works there that has said it's a pretty laid back place. I was hoping to find out some useful information... 191 year 10 months ago
JPM Private Bank ProgramIs the JPM PB program just for recent college grads? I was searching for jobs at JPM for "experienced professionals" and the PB program came up. I graduated with a degree in international affairs in 2012 and got a job with a small hedge fund (just shy of 100 AUM) in June. I really like my job but... 61 year 10 months ago
MM vs. Large/Mega - Differences?Hey All, I was wondering if you all could shed some light on the core/main differences between MM and Large Cap PE firms? Such as general investment strategy, targets, lifestyle/hours, compensation/salary, prestige, team sizes, deal flow? I'll be going into one of MBB so a focus geared more to... 51 year 10 months ago
IntroductionHello! I just finished my freshman year and I stumbled upon this site after searching for finance intern info. I took a look around the site and really liked what it had to offer in terms of information and networking. I recently had a change of mind and want to look into actuarial science. I took a... 01 year 10 months ago
What to do next...Need some advice. I am an international student who had an internship with a 10-person+ M&A shop that does middle-market deals. After my graduation I was asked to come back as an analyst. However, they can't sponsor me to get a work visa. Therefore, I have to leave at some point in the future ( maybe by the end of th... 21 year 10 months ago
WSO get-together Minneapolis TONIGHT 10:30PMThere are some WSO members meeting tonight at the Kitty Cat Klub in Dinky Town, which has a good bar and live music. We will meet tonight after 10:30PM. Let's get to know each other and grab some good beers. There is a $5 cover because there will be 4 bands playing tonight: Moving Parts (Record Rel... 01 year 10 months ago
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Bonus Bananas June 14, 20131) 39-year-old ex of retired 83-year-old Wall Street exec is now on welfare — and thinks she deserves more $$$ (NY Post) - Now I'm not saying she's a gold digger... Heartwarming story here. Side note: if you've been in the business 52 years and you've only got $26,000 to your name, you're doing it... 141 year 10 months ago
Private Equity vs Hedge Funds: 4 Key DifferencesMod note: This comment was originally posted in HF vs. PE for Pre-MBA Associate and we wanted to share this great post on the differences between the two routes to those who missed it. Click here to see more top rated comments. Full disclosure, I'm biased to the HF path, but have friends at top... 91 year 10 months ago
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Double MajoringDo you think it is advisable that I double major in PPE and Finance? I am interested in both but i fear the workload. Advise?... 41 year 10 months ago
Probability: Civilization Threatening EventWhat are the odds of a civilization threatening event occurring in the next 50 years? I guess this is a number that is difficult to quantify because there are just too many variables, but I think it is something that often gets overlooked. There's just so many things that can go wrong. Yellow St... 81 year 10 months ago
Greenhill Los AngelesFrom what i hear its a very small office of about 3-4 people? And focused on Gaming, Lodging & Leisure. Couldn't find anything else on WSO, so yes i tried searching! So, just wanted to see anyone's thoughts that know of Greenhill LA in terms of exit opps, reputation, deal flow (comp i know is str... 51 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Apollo Capital 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Morgan Stanley 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: D.E. Shaw 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: McKinsey and Co 01 year 10 months ago
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Company Compensation: New Brunswick Investment Management Corporation 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Morgan Stanley 01 year 10 months ago
New Brunswick Investment Management CorporationThe New Brunswick Investment Management Corporation (NBIMC) is the trustee and investment manager for the pension assets of over 51,000 members of the Public Service, Teachers', and Judges' defined benefit pension plans. It was formed under the New Brunswick Investment Management Corporation Act by ... 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Farallon Capital Management 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Morgan Stanley 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: KPMG 01 year 10 months ago
4 Reasons for More Female Bosses Look, I know there is enough machismo on this site to pump-up the whole New England Patriots locker room. But to be completely honest, I really enjoy working under women. On similar note, I also enjoy working in offices that have a higher female to male ratio. For whatever reason, when there are mor... 581 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Espirito Santo Investment Bank 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Jefferies & Company 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Citigroup 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Citigroup 01 year 10 months ago
Do people that work in Asset Management normally do equity research?I am currently doing this on an internship and am wondering if it would look odd for me to add it to my resume... 61 year 10 months ago
Dubai Investment BankingHello, I am new to this forum and this is my first post. I am currently a high school senior and aspiring investment banker living in the middle east and hoping to work in Dubai. I have a few questions: 1) How is the economy doing in Dubai and is it a good idea to go into IB there in the next 5... 91 year 10 months ago
Anyone know what happened to Jan Sramek?I know he is doing something else not related to trading. This guy was highly touted as the Kobe Bryant of trading and some powerful hedge fund managers grooming him for the very top. Anyone know what happened? Just curious "We are confident he will be considered for Wall St. Cheat Sheet’s Top ... 111 year 10 months ago
Morgan Stanley Summer Internship Interview- Help?Hey guys, I got an upcoming interview with morgan stanley and was wondering if you guys could give me some possible insight into it? I think the position is in their Model Review Group in their Market Risk Department? They said absolutely nothing about the position in the email, just what tim... 41 year 10 months ago
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Help me choose top 2 service lines for my Consulting internshipHI, I am offered a position for a consulting internship and now I am given the opportunity to name my top 2 preferred competency areas within Consulting. (Unlike in the US, in the UK they have 6 of them). Strategy Operations Customer Management Finance Human Capital Technology Note tha... 71 year 10 months ago
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Junior Exotic Trader exit opps?I am currently working as a junior exotic trader. At my stage, i feel i am doing a lot support work rather than trading structured notes, also the learning curve on the exotic desk is very slow, and rather than taking prop positions, it is a business of hedging risks. Sometimes I feel a little confu... 11 year 10 months ago
Bulge Bracket Trading Analyst to Associate in 2 yearsJust a quick question about progressing from analyst to associate in 2 years at a bulge bracket firm Are certain organisations in the bulge bracket known for this progression more than others? Are certain trading desks better than others to acheive this? In general and also in terms of the imp... 61 year 10 months ago
IB (M&A vs. Coverage) --> Business SchoolIn general, a BB Investment Banking analyst experience is looked upon well by M7 B-Schools, right? Do they make distinctions between groups though? I.e. Is a candidate who worked in M&A, all else equal, better than one who worked for only a coverage group? What about for an analyst who worked in ... 31 year 10 months ago
Will my undergrad school of choice affect me getting into a Top Tier B-School MBA programFirst things first, I graduated a few years back went to junior college and totally goofed off, not because the work was hard I actually found it rather insulting and too easy, I had MAJOR family issues (but I'm not making any excuses) I was just more concerned with making $ and having fun trying to... 141 year 10 months ago
Weekend MBAI've been thinking about going to b-school. Other than the top programs, I'm weighing whether I should keep my current job and do weekend MBA. I know NYU, UChicago and Northwestern offer weekend MBAs. I just wanted to hear your thoughts on these programs. Worth doing it? Or are these programs mo... 61 year 10 months ago
Receiving Packages at Walk-Up Apartment in NYCWhat is the best way to receive packages at an apartment in NYC without a doorman? I'm starting as a first year analyst later this month and was wondering. Can you get packages shipped to the office?... 61 year 10 months ago
Should I double major in Econ + ComSci or major in one and minor in the otherI go to UMich which seems to be fairly well ranked in both studies. Which would offer more benefits in the future? My career goal is to do trading and my backup career is to do software engineering.... 41 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Deutsche Bank 01 year 10 months ago
Industry ResearchHey guys, Was wondering if anyone had suggestions on sites where I could go to find broad industry reports. I'm just looking to familiarize myself in a few areas. I can think of exactly where I would look if I had access to a terminal or something... but I don't. So I'm hoping the interwebs has the... 21 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: ABN AMRO Group 01 year 10 months ago
Recent Guggenheim OffersHey guys! Wanted some info on Guggenheim if possible. So there's been some recent offers I've heard of people getting at Guggenheim (both from friends at schools for the LA/NY office and) on WSO for their IB division. So, overall thoughts? And how do exit opps work for a new platform like th... 541 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: BB&T 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Davenport & Company 01 year 10 months ago
Leaving good job for IB internshipHello fellow monkeys, So I have a bit of a dilemma here. I'm a 22-yo guy, BSc Economics from a top flight European B-School with decent, though not awesome grades. After graduating last year, I moved out of town to work for a startup, and after a couple of months I got a job in a very famous incu... 331 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Davenport & Company 01 year 10 months ago
FICC aplicant with an Equities background?Hi All, I am applying for summer internships next year (European Applicant). Most of my experience has been in Equities, mainly cash but have spent some time on delta 1 and in Algo Trading. Although I do hold some experience with multi - asset and FX. Do you think this would hinder my applica... 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Wells Fargo and Company 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Wells Fargo and Company 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Wells Fargo and Company 01 year 10 months ago
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Company Interview: LEK Consulting 01 year 10 months ago
Asset Management a better choice than Investment Banking?Any Asset Management people here who could give me some insights on it, such as the nature of the work, the pay, the hours, the potential for career advancement, ect? I was looking into IB before but I've decided that I would rather pursue a career that's more intellectually stimulating and that doe... 41 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Citadel Investment Group 01 year 10 months ago
When Will the Chinese Learn? Apparently, someone forgot to pass along the message to the Chinese that the most important part of government bond auctions is making sure they can't fail. Bond auctions should function more like Storage wars, where there is always a buyer, than what happened in China. Here's the story out of Chi... 31 year 10 months ago
Do red haired, freckled girls age well?BTW I hope this topic never dies.... 211 year 10 months ago
WSO Conference 2013: Reason #13 To Join UsThere are 13 days remaining until the conference (June 29th) and each day we'll be listing off another reason for why you should join us at the conference. Reason #13: Because it is pretty much guaranteed to be beneficial for your career. Not convinced? See "How WSO has enhanced my IB/PE career... 11 year 10 months ago
Market Value questionHi community, would be awesome if someone knows answers to the following: 1. market cap is $6,290 and [assets - all liabilities - preferred shares - minority interest] is $3,173. So, does this mean that investors are expecting (6,290-3,173)/3,173=98.2% return? if yes, within what time period? ... 71 year 10 months ago
Come On and Take a Free RideMod Note: Blast from the Past - "Best of Eddie" - This one is from June 2011. Freeriding : The illegal activity of buying a stock and selling it before paying for the purchase. - Investopedia While I was thinking about writing a post about the power once wielded by Series 7 stockbrokers, I sta... 191 year 10 months ago
PM wants me to retract my intern position from my resume? This is a really weird situation, and I'm not 100% on how to handle it. So my Dad is the CIO of a boutique IM firm. Over my winter and spring break they brought me in to do some work for them as an informal internship. I was paid off the books. Anyway, the firm has a pretty strict policy on ... 191 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Fidelity Investments 01 year 10 months ago
Mann International: Finance SCAMknow there has been alot of this sort of investment fraud going about (Smart Trade Group, Sun Worldwide, First Prime Group...etc, etc) They have another one going called Mann International. These are well spoken english and american/canadian men working out of Tokyo (not really) and have the gift... 21 year 10 months ago

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