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0Resume Review for IBsPlease review the resume & suggest appropriate role. I am interested in Algorithmic Trading Job. Thank you guys....92 years 11 months ago
0Gold shortage?Given the new gold backwardation, bulls have returned back in force (1, 2, 3) to explain how this will push gold higher. But does backwardation correlate with flat price? Compared with flat price (front month), there doesn't seem to be an easy correlation. The last breakout for gold pric...02 years 11 months ago
0How Does the Future Look Like?I'm a highschool student looking to go to a top business school (in Canada), and to get into investment banking. My only concern is that from what I hear and read, banks are constantly cutting jobs, and some graduates of these top schools are having a hard time getting jobs. My question is how do...02 years 11 months ago
0how to calculate future production of hydraulic plantHello, I need to value a hydraulic power plant and would like to know different methods of projecting the future output of electricity. The equivalent in the wind farm industry would be DEWI and AJ . Thank you very much...12 years 11 months ago
0How would you calculate the loss due to insider trading?I am working on a case study, and was asked to calculate the loss. Due to insider trading. In summary, July 1 target price/share = $25 Aug 1 target price per share = $30 Aug 2, the company announced the merger and that they would be paying $36 per share, but there was extensive amounts of ins...32 years 11 months ago
0Company Interview: Sidoti and Company02 years 11 months ago
0Logical explanation in a concept of DCFDoes it make sense to not re-lever beta for a company because you want to argue that it doesn't face similar business risk as its competitors, but you use the average of EBITDA multiple from comparable analysis when you calculate terminal value of DCF? Seems like it would contradict the theory t...12 years 11 months ago
0Investment Banking Workshop HarvardA buddy of mine told me about this workshop at Harvard this Saturday and Sunday. Its run by LeadersinIB. I was curious if anyone has attended or knows anything about it? Is it worth attending? ...62 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Sidoti and Company02 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Deloitte02 years 11 months ago
0Exit-EBITDA DCF ApproachWhen modeling a DCF, I have always used both the Exit-EBITDA and Perpetuity Growth methods as a way to calculate terminal value. But, the more I think of the Exit-EBITDA multiple approach, and what it exactly is doing, I get sort of confused. If Company A's terminal year has EBITDA of $50 Million...32 years 11 months ago
0Company Review: Stifel Nicolaus and Company, Inc02 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Stifel Nicolaus and Company, Inc02 years 11 months ago
0Company Interview: Stifel Nicolaus and Company, Inc02 years 11 months ago
0Insider Trading02 years 11 months ago
0PE Daily/Weekly UpdatesIn late spring/early summer I signed a PE gig for Summer 2014. I'm trying to stay on top of things though and "get smarter" before I start. I feel pretty confident in my modeling skills, but one thing I've heard from the people that work at the firm I'm going to is that you can really separate yours...52 years 11 months ago
0Frenchy looking for adviceHi, I'm currently a penultimate year student in a Grande École of engineering (Top-5). For those who are not familiar with the French educational system, wikipedia / Grande École (I'm not authorized to post links) I'm will also be a first year Master's Degree student in "Applied Mathematics...02 years 11 months ago
0Suggestion for WSO PollsWhat do you think @"WallStreetOasis.com"?...72 years 11 months ago
0Hey AllHi all, I'm a soon to be graduating senior with a BBA in Finance. Over this past summer, I was an intern at a local investment bank doing mostly investment research and risk management. Before that, I was an intern on a project management team at a growing biotech incubator(mostly cost modeling f...22 years 11 months ago
0Bunkr:PowerPoint :: Tinder:Ice Cream SocialJust when I think it's safe to wash my hands of the French tech scene entirely, the frogs come up with something spectacular. Are you still throwing together pitchbooks using PowerPoint? Ewwww... You guys are gonna have to see this to believe it. This won't appeal to the IBD divisions around the...62 years 11 months ago
0Fifth Street FinanceAnyone know anything about them culture/comp/exit wise? Searched the forums - nothing recent or detailed. Would really appreciate any information at all. ...12 years 11 months ago
0Company Compensation: Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors02 years 11 months ago
0Have you ever been fired or reprimand for swearing?Have you or anyone else you know had this happen? Does it make a difference if you do it jokingly or angrily?...152 years 11 months ago
0Company Review: CSC02 years 12 months ago
0Which Undergraduate Courses to work in front officiHi I'm 17 and i will apply for a lot of universities. I just want to know what courses do i have to apply for ? Moreover it's abour universities in UK : Oxford , Imperial , Warwick etc and US. All your help will be great for me , specially about UK. Thanks for all the help you will give me by answer...22 years 12 months ago
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0Company Compensation: Deloitte02 years 12 months ago
0Company Review: Cambridge Associates02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: CIBC World Markets02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: Citigroup02 years 12 months ago
0CV Critique - UK FT Equity Research / Asset ManagementHi everyone, I'd be really grateful if any of you would be able to give me a few pointers ahead of the FT recruiting season. I know some of you folks may scoff at seeing 'CFA level 1 Candidate' on there - but I'd just like to say that I'm not studying a relevant subject (although I'm at a target)...12 years 12 months ago
0Company research and Cover letter adviceHi I'm looking to apply for internships and grad jobs but having a difficult time getting the right info about companies, I have read a lot of stuff on company websites but nothing major seems to come up which could show that I have in-depth knowledge of the firm and whats going on there. So I need ...02 years 12 months ago
0Company Interview: Wells Fargo and Company02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: Lazard Middle Market02 years 12 months ago
0Company Interview: Houlihan Lokey02 years 12 months ago
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0Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: Innosight02 years 12 months ago
09 Tips For All Incoming Freshmen Entering College In order to maximize your resume when marketing yourself to potential employers, the hard-work begins during your first day of college. Aside from getting acclimated, which varies between commuters and residents, your first few days, semester, and year will begin establishing a framework for your ex...142 years 12 months ago
0What are your most memorable (dingable) interview moments?This one is for the more seasoned monkey's out there. What are some of the most outrageous/bizarre answers or actions a candidate has taken while you were interviewing them? ...92 years 12 months ago
0Clarify incorrect answer in the interview?Hi guys.. need some advice please.. I had an phone interview with an MD for a BB last Friday and thought it went pretty well. However, as I was going through my concepts in anticipation of a follow up interview, I found out I had answered a simple technical question inaccurately! Would it be adv...42 years 12 months ago
0Electric Zoo shut downhttp://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/agony_of_ecstasy_at_killer_nyc_rave_GzuQPIxiKrQg5PNLHFq7AM Somebody was quoted in the bottom of that saying something along the lines of, "you took too many drugs and died, not my problem." I agree with that wholeheartedly. You take a risk when you tak...142 years 12 months ago
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0Company Compensation: Bank of America Merrill Lynch02 years 12 months ago
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0How A Top Business School Sifts Through A Pile Of MBA ApplicantsThis great 11-page writeup of business school admissions came across my inbox this morning from Poets and Quants. I know I'm going to get comments about Rotman being a "top business school", but this is an interesting and revealing article nevertheless. Some interesting excerpts, with insights a...132 years 12 months ago
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0Company Review: Granite Tower Capital02 years 12 months ago
0Should I aim for both a CPA & CFA?I am presently a sophomore at a top 50 business school (top 15 public, "public ivy"). I've been looking at all options to prepare myself to have the most lucrative career possible and have recently been considering the possibility of obtaining both a CPA & CFA certification. Would this put me at a s...82 years 12 months ago
0MSc Dissertation: Advice NeededHi everyone, I have just started my masters program on economics and finance and I would like to ask what are now the most hot topics on corporate finance or asset pricing that will be relevant for masters thesis? I mean what do real i-bankers can be really interested in if I have a chance to talk...12 years 12 months ago
0Baird vs. Blair vs. Lincoln vs. Houlihan (CorpFin)Could anyone please "rank" these Midwest mm banks based on 1) PE exit ops 2)Comp 3)Culture? Thanks!...172 years 12 months ago
0Consulting Firms' influence on B-school acceptanceHi guys, New to the site, but wanted to get some opinions on how much the name of a certain consulting firm can sway your acceptance to the top business schools. I'm currently a junior, and I've interned with a Consulting firm already. However, I wanted to know if starting your career out at an M...222 years 12 months ago
0(Help Needed) Intern offer from Rothschild vs. UniCredit's Graduate OfferHi guys, Long story short. I recently got a job offer from UniCredit Group for their 2 y. graduate program in corporate banking, with possibility of changing department to Leverage Finance Solutions. But recently I got a call from local Rothschild's office, with offer for an internship in Global...162 years 12 months ago
0Why Is There No National Entrepreneur Day?There is a labor day. There should be an Entrepreneur Day. ...42 years 12 months ago
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0What are my chances at T15?I've looked at the forums here for a long time, and I think you guys could give me some help. I have a non-traditional background and would like to go into consulting, probably social sector practice, education related. Except for some business experience after grad school, I've only ever worked at ...152 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: First Annapolis Consulting02 years 12 months ago
0Metals Energy and FinanceI saw a Msc degree at Imperial called Metals Energy & Finance. The course work is pretty interesting. One semester you learn about metallurgy, mining, geoscience, petroleum engineering etc. During the second semester they teach you finance stuff like planning etc and arrange a field trip at a mine s...32 years 12 months ago
+36 Characteristics of the Douchiest Employee: The SycophantA career in the financial sector will put you in contact with numerous types people and personalities. Some will amaze, others inspire but then there is the other end of the scale. These people will piss you off, generate ire and hatred and drive you to a level of sheer disgust and disdain you t...292 years 12 months ago
0Rising Seinor: MSF resume reviewDon't be afraid to critique hard. Looking for valuable input that can improve resume. ...32 years 12 months ago
0Investment Banking in India AdviceHey. I have finished my degree in engineering from Hyderabad and did a fellowship like TFI for a year. I am really interested in IB. I wanted to ask you guys the best way to get into the field. Should I just start applying for jobs in IB or do a Masters in Finance or MBA first after getting a few...42 years 12 months ago
0Company Review: Goldman Sachs02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs02 years 12 months ago
+3Is an MBA relevant? Yet another perspectiveA question that frequently pops up here is whether one should suspend a short yet thus far successful finance career for two years, and spend a load of cash on a top MBA program. In a recent discussion, a very insightful user provided 5 arguments against it: cost, lack of relevant skills taught, stu...162 years 12 months ago
0BB vs. EBSolid group at top BB (GS/MS/JPM) vs solid boutique (GHL/Centerview/EVR) for FT? See a lot of talk about comp not mattering at junior levels but to focus on what would position you the best...so which of type would give "better positioning"?...242 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: Putnam Investments02 years 12 months ago
0What level of technical knowledge in interviews would be expected of somebody with this type of experience? I'm a rising junior economics major and computer science minor at a good target school aiming to get into BB IBD for next summer. I just finished up a summer internship at a MM investment bank primarily focused on M&A. I've taken one financial accounting class and will also take an intro to financia...42 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: William Blair02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: William Blair02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: William Blair02 years 12 months ago
0Louis Vuitton Taps Michelle Williams For their Most recently released Listing EffortCelebrity distributing options don’t generally obtain personally by simply large shock: with that said, numerous designer patio available their unique forthcoming ad ladies within the brand’s products concerning days right before their unique companions are often officially announced: the subseq...02 years 12 months ago
0Company Interview: Bank of America Merrill Lynch02 years 12 months ago
0You're so money baby and you don't even know it02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: SAC Capital02 years 12 months ago
0Company Interview: Citigroup02 years 12 months ago
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0Company Review: Citigroup02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: Citigroup02 years 12 months ago
0Any life company lending analysts out there? Chime in...I'm an analyst for a top 10 (maybe 15, we'll see how things shake out this year) life company lender that's about a year out of school. I'm interested to know what compensation for analysts at other life company's is like. I'm currently making around $60k with a bonus expected to be about 15%. Any o...82 years 12 months ago
0Trading resume HELPHi there, Thanks for your time in advance. I am a fresh grad looking to enter boutique buy side firm for trading position. or small prop firm. Reason being s&t is almost impossible for me to enter with my 2nd lower GPA. I took the advise of "less is more" for my resume and tried to make e...42 years 12 months ago
0Post Degree Courses for MBA AdmissionsHappy Labor Day! I'm currently taking courses to work towards my state specific CPA requirements, and have a question regarding the grades I get in these courses as they relate to MBA admissions. I graduated with my BS in Finance with a 3.6 and plan on applying to a few top 10 MBA programs in ...52 years 12 months ago
0Startup+VC experience: advantage or disadvantage for MBB?I am currently applying for jobs in consulting and also banking, and I am wondering how do consulting firms or IB think about experience in running a not-bad startup and interning in a VC? I'm a college senior (not target, a good b-school from west coast), but I already have three years (half par...02 years 12 months ago
0Do you have a privacy filter for your laptop?I haven't seen anyone mention the use of private filters in consulting in this forum, so I wanted to start a thread. Not sure if this is the norm in the consulting business, but everyone at my firm uses a privacy filter. They say the reason is to protect sensitive information.... to allow us to w...32 years 12 months ago
0Startup+VC experience: advantage or disadvantage for IB?I am currently applying for jobs in banking and also consulting, and I am wondering how do banks or consulting firms think about experience in running a not-bad startup and interning in a VC? I'm a college senior (not target, a good b-school from west coast), but I already have three years (half...02 years 12 months ago
0IBD SA to Consulting FT?Hi all, I recently completed an IBD SA internship at a BB and unfortunately did not get an immediate return offer. I got put on what is effectively a 'waiting list' because there was no head count in my team. Not wanting to spin my wheels I've began considering other industries - namely consul...42 years 12 months ago
0SA tougher than FT?i've read (here) that it's harder to get an internship at MBB than FT. why is this? also, does it hold for both undergrad and MBA levels? ...32 years 12 months ago
0How much do you actually work at work?Before I every got to the business world, I thought that people worked super hard while at work and than would go home after a hard days work. Recently, I realized I was wrong as shit. All I notice is people fucking around at work all day. Usually, I go half and half on my work day. Half ...182 years 12 months ago
0Kendrick Lamar's Control partanyone heard it yet? opinions?...172 years 12 months ago
0Harsh Criticism welcomed - Sophomore IB hopeful resumeHi monkeys, Im a sophomore at a state school and I just finished up a PWM internship this summer, but hope to get to boutique IB next summer after some networking. Any honest advice and criticism is welcome. I'm not sure if its too wordy, has bad formatting, etc.. Please help out! Thank yo...32 years 12 months ago
0IB Interview & Networking Guides: BIWS or WSO?I'm going to get either the BIWS or WSO networking and interview guides, and I'm torn between which is superior. I'd greatly appreciate any insight on which you prefer and any other info/experiences you've encountered! ....82 years 12 months ago
0Entrance Requirement for CFA programHello, been looking for an answer to this question for a while. The CFA institute says that the entrance requirement for the CFA program can be met by "four years of professional work experience(does not have to be investment related)". I'd like to know if this work experience is still expec...112 years 12 months ago
0Rising Junior, 3.25 GPA at Semi-Target w/ no significant WE interested in Corp Finance. Need some major guidance and direction!!Hello all, I am currently a rising junior at a semi-target as an accounting major. I completed my sophomore year with a 3.25 GPA increasing from a dismal 3.0 GPA from my freshman year (although the point increase is not very impressive). As far as my career goals/interests go I would like to se...72 years 12 months ago
0Company Interview: CIBC Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce02 years 12 months ago
0Company Review: Deutsche Bank02 years 12 months ago
0start a career in soft commodities trading: fertilizer vs rice tradingDear all, I have to possibility to work for a European soft commodities trading house, however I need to choose between fertilizer trading or rice trading. For the rice trading, I will be located in Geneva and trade in Africa. For the fertilizer trading job, I will spent my first year in Switzerl...112 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: Mercer Asset Management02 years 12 months ago
0Company Compensation: ALM First Financial Advisors02 years 12 months ago
0Interview Advice for PE firmHey guys I've got an interview with a small PE firm this week. I don't have any PE experience and this interview is for an entry-level/internship position. Any insight on what I should know going into the interview?...02 years 12 months ago
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0130 billion dollar deal near close for Verizonhttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-29/verizon-said-near-130-billion-deal-for-vodafone-wireless-stake.html Deal could happen as soon as the 2nd. The amount of capital Vodafone would exit with is incredible. Also, some nice IB fees for this....192 years 12 months ago

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