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Company Interview: UBS AG 01 year 10 months ago
Yellow Lamborghini With 1% Vanity License PlateIn San Francisco, you’re sure to see a Prius on pretty much every block, but from time to time you’ll also see an SUV or even a Hummer zip through the streets driven by someone who wants to rebel but doesn’t want to risk having their car keyed or sprayed painted with graffiti, so they don’t ... 151 year 10 months ago
Replies to Comments?Is there a way to see when people reply to your comments but do not quote you? Seems like a new thing with the updated UX.... 51 year 10 months ago
JD/MBA looking at Big 4I live in a Louisiana/Texas area in a town which has all big4 members within an hour of where I live. In less than a year I will have my JD/MBA from 50-100 ranked JD program and my MBA from a 50-100 ranked program. I finished UGrad with a 3.8 GPA (Business) and will have over a 3.8 MBA GPA and a... 11 year 10 months ago
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MD asked for updated resumeI'm a SA at a MM bank in the Midwest. Today, my MD, who is also the group head, asked for my updated resume. What do you guys think this means? I always thought the MDs already have access to everyone's resume, so is this "asking for resume" thing common?... 101 year 10 months ago
Should I put my SAT score of 2110 on my resume for internships?I don't know if it's high enough for me to put it on. As people applying to this will be very strong candidates, I feel like I would be on the lower end. The breakdown is Reading 650, Writing 660, Math 800 but I'm just going to put Math 800 in brackets. I have 800 in SAT Math II too. Should I only p... 171 year 10 months ago
Company Review: JH Darbie & Company 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Phillips 66 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: IBM 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: Wells Fargo and Company 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Having trouble with modeling, will pay bananas for your timeHey WSO, I was contacted by a recruiter for a BB last month to work as an equity research associate (college grad level). I was given a modeling assignment but was unable to complete it, as I couldn't get the balance sheet to balance. They said "work on it and get back to us within x-number of mo... 71 year 10 months ago
Company Review: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Bank of America Merrill Lynch 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: BlackRock 01 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Advent International Corporation 01 year 10 months ago
List of Boutiques and MM firmsCan anyone suggest a list of MM and/or boutique firms? I am graduating from a non-target school in the south; I have a good resume and solid intern experience. ... 51 year 10 months ago
Company Interview: Nomura Holdings 01 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Orbixa Capital International 01 year 10 months ago
IB in BrazilHey guys I am currently a senior who is graduating with a major in Economics and I was wondering if there was anyone here that has any experience with IB in Brazil? I am Brazilian and am looking to spend two or three years back in Brazil before I return to the US. ... 11 year 10 months ago
Best Undergrad Degree I attend University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as a sophomore and have decided to go towards the business route. I am interested in stocks and have recently been reading books about the stock market and find myself more interested. The only two possible directions I can go is get a BA in economics... 231 year 10 months ago
Orbixa Capital InternationalSmall boutique investment bank in Toronto involved in cross-border M&A and capital markets transactions with heavy focus on China, India and Africa.... 01 year 10 months ago
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How to Write Your SA IBD Experience for FT RecruitingI know this topic has been addressed already somewhere, but I can't find. Someone mentioned that there was another thread on this topic but for all my searches I don't know where it is. So could someone either guide this thread to that thread, or give some good advice on how to best articulate the e... 21 year 10 months ago
Credit AnalysisHaving worked in PE I am very familiar with various debt instruments, traditional credit analysis, coverage/leverage ratios, covenants, collateral, etc. but do any of you guys work in a role that requires daily credit analysis? Can you recommend any credit analysis texts and/or provide me with a ty... 101 year 10 months ago
Investment Banking Written TestsHey so I've heard for full time recruiting, particularly for analyst positions at middle market banks, its not uncommon to have a written assessment or finance/accounting test. How difficult are these and how much preparation would you suggest (just reviewing intro to accounting, basic valuation, or... 61 year 10 months ago
Experienced hire cold emailFor someone who has been working in the industry for a couple years and looking to jump firms/buyside ASAP, would the best angle for cold emailing be asking for advice (about the industry/how they broke in/etc) or being more direct (stating experience and how that would be a fit and if there are any... 31 year 10 months ago
Basic question I can't find a good answer toWhat does a quoted stock price refer to? The bid, the ask, or the midpoint of the spread? If it is the price of the last trade that took place, which of these three does it best reflect? Thanks!... 41 year 10 months ago
Guy takes sword through the body, doesn't flinch This is ridiculously awesome. What a badass.... 151 year 10 months ago
does any one know the policy on Accenture? Will they hire me with a dui which was 2 years ago?the application online did not ask me about any previous records and neither did any of the interviews in the interview process. I have completed all community service and have no restrictions. My question is, do they hire people with a dui on their record? Also, should i tell HR now about the recor... 31 year 10 months ago
Company Review: Fortress Investment Group 01 year 10 months ago
Question on discount rate for DCF analysis for projectI’m working on a Discounted Cash Flow analysis for a cement grinding plant. I’m not sure where to get the discount rate from. The plant is being evaluated as a project with a 25 year life. It will be a stand-alone entity, not part of a larger company. It will be 100% d... 41 year 10 months ago
Noob Intern QuestionsI am currently helping my VP populate an excel sheet to help him value the assets for an M&A transaction. I am reading through the F/S (hard copies) and putting the data in the correct places on the company's excel template. What is the general "lingo" for this? I want to at least mention this in... 131 year 10 months ago
How much would a MS in Financial engineering help?i go to a very good target school, but not quite as prestigious as I would like. If I would like to go to grad school (princeton/MIT and the like) to get a MS in FE before going straight to the industry, what position would I start at once I have the degree. By the way, I'm not very interested in be... 71 year 10 months ago
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Is This the Worst Woman on Earth?Thought it might be fun to talk a little Freakonomics today. The following video has been making the rounds on the interwebs over the past week. It features Katie Hopkins (a former contestant on The Apprentice and now a social commentator of sorts) explaining why she won't let her children play with... 331 year 10 months ago
Expat looking for Post-Master's Employment in Markets JobI recently finished a degree at LSE in Finance with distinction, and completed an undergraduate degree at a top public school in the states with a 3.5. I worked for two years in financial research for a major actuarial firm, and went to LSE because I wanted to shift into a markets related job in tra... 21 year 10 months ago
US-listed chinese companies that hire foreignersDoes anyone know of any? Recently interviewed for trina solar and it looks like they hire quite a bit of foreigners. ... 21 year 10 months ago
What is considered a successful quantitative trading strategy Right now I am sophomore and I started making some quantitative trading strategy from ideas I have had. I was hoping someone with more experience could tell me what deems a strategy successful. Lately I have been looking at percent return, holding period, successful (positive yield)/ unsuccessful (... 41 year 10 months ago
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Advice for a college freshman?Hi guys I'm starting college this fall as an international and am interested in a finance career afterwards. I know that investment banking would be the best start I could have for the industry and am looking for any and all relevant advice so that I can start on the right foot in freshmen year. ... 121 year 10 months ago
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Free Drinks in SE Asia / Networking (August)Hey fellow monkeys. I will be taking a trip through South East Asia for most of the month of August. This is a call to any and all in the region that would like to expand their network and/or enjoy a free beverage (or two) of their choice. As of now stops include Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur, Singapor... 41 year 10 months ago
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Should You Be Honest About Your 5 Year Plan?So I want to eventually get a job at a PE firm or a HF. But I really think that its good to have an IB experience (2 years or so) prior to transferring to the buy side. I'm starting my interview process for IB soon. Should I be honest about wanting to go to the buy side, or just bs about wanting to ... 51 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
Greenhill FT interview next weekI have a phone interview with Greenhill early next week. I networked with an MD and vice president, who got me the interview. I go to a non-target. From searching WSO, I see that Greenhill tends to be very technical. I have the WSO and M&I guides. I have also done a BIWS/TTS-type program. Are tho... 241 year 10 months ago
Investment Banks and Their ColorsEver associate things with colors? I do, and when someone says a bank's name, I immediately connect it with a random color. Here are my colors and the explanation. These colors are obviously wrong, but they were formed before I ever saw the bank's real logo, and my brain never really got rid of them... 351 year 10 months ago
The Gist of Books Like Monkey Business (was Damn, It Feels Good to Be a Banker)?I haven't found any interview or one hour lecture on YouTube (Like an @Google talk) of the authors of Monkey Business. The author of DIFGTBAB is anonymous, so I won't find it as well. 1st, I am not that much into this yet to want to read books by - to me - unknown folks. Heck, I have other intere... 71 year 10 months ago
Commercial vs. Corporate BankingCould someone please explain to me the major differences here? I'm in Corporate Banking and we deal with mid-size to very large clients. Also, as far as career opportunities in Corporate Finance and Banking, which of these is looked at with higher respect? ... 11 year 10 months ago
Some Simple Suggestions for Undergraduates! I feel that everyone could use a small little read to reiterate some important things to do when it comes to preparing to get a job in finance/business/etc. So this is just some stuff I recently have been reminded to be doing and felt like sharing! 1. Know Your Subject The majority of students... 11 year 10 months ago
Hello--Liberal Arts moving into FinanceHello everyone, I've enjoyed reading WSO for about a month so I finally joined. I graduated with a liberal arts degree (focused on politics, philosophy, and economics) in May from a small non-target school. I finished my degree in three years with a 3.8 and work experience in nonprofit grant-wri... 21 year 10 months ago

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