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best collegeswhich universities are best for those wanting to go into i banking?... 101 year 11 months ago
How to go about calculating a 6 month price target for a stock?How do I go about calculating a 6 month price target for a stock? Thanks in advance.... 11 year 11 months ago
Career Career Career CareerTake a break once in awhile, just came back from a party, and took 2 weeks early off my internship this summer to travel... STILL got the fucking return offer from a solid company...just be personably/likeable and do hard work. pretty simple honestly all of you worrying about career so much. Its ... 31 year 11 months ago
Fund of Hedge Funds CompHey everyone, What would be a reasonable comp estimate for a research associate at a Fund of Hedge Funds (~$1bln AUM)? Also, if you guys can estimate further, what would be the comp, as you progress. I am in the interview process of a FoF, and want to get a better understanding of the comp I shou... 21 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Lazard 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Strategic Investment Group 01 year 11 months ago
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Company Compensation: Barclays Capital 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Citigroup 01 year 11 months ago
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Sports Team Finance/Accounting TeamThere is no real section for this so I'm just putting it in here. If anyone has a problem with that, just let me know. As of now, I go to a semi target in terms of ibanks/consulting etc, but I really had no interest in going that route and didn't even apply. I wanted to do something more accounti... 31 year 11 months ago
WSO Catchup in Australia! Fellow Australia Prospective and Already Successful Monkeys! I was reading about the WSO conference and thought it was a great idea and how bummed i was that i couldn't attend, because i was way across the other side of the world! Then as a result of a couple of posters who showed an interest,... 251 year 11 months ago
Cheap NYC Grocery Stores?Working here for the summer - the grocery store next door is outrageously expensive. Where do you guys go for grocery shopping?... 81 year 11 months ago
Don't Be Shy....Hey guys. Seeing as how full time recruiting is almost here I figured this would be a good time to throw my resume up here for you monkeys to tear apart. Some back story: Over the summer I interned for a major brokerage firm in a back office role. Now that it's over, not only do I have a return offe... 31 year 11 months ago
Obama Proposes Tying Federal Aid To College RankingAnyone catch this article on Bloomberg today? I know there was a discussion not too long ago about federal aid to students and this was talked about. If you haven't already, check it out. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-22/obama-said-to-propose-tying-college-aid-to-school-ranking.html... 211 year 11 months ago
Veteran seeking Corporate Finance Hello everyone, I have been a small contributor to the site, but never really introduced myself. I am 9 year veteran (27 yr old) seeking to get into Corporate Finance. I do have other interest in M&A's and IB, however Corporate Finance is the goal. Currently, I am going to a non-target schoo... 231 year 11 months ago
Fanciest synonyms for Increasing/DecreasingDear Monkeys, Since many of us are dealing everyday with rising or falling prices, I would like to ask you for your favourite synonym of Decreasing/Increasing.. Falling/Rising... Going South/Going North... Let us pool these words for increased eloquence in the daily life! ... 181 year 11 months ago
What are some good programs in California?Hey Guys, I'm a resident of California and would like to know what are some good programs for either a Masters in Finance or MBA that would be good to attend for working as an analyst or consultant? Please give examples from decent to top schools that would be recruited in the LA/SF areas. Thank ... 61 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: BlackRock 01 year 11 months ago
Equity Research Internship - E&PHey everyone, I have have an interview with an energy investment bank in their Equity Research division as an E&P ER intern. I was wondering if anyone had insight on how these interviews go in terms of how technical/fit questions and whatnot. Just found about the interview today and it's coming u... 61 year 11 months ago
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Already followed up after interview, do I dare follow up again?Had the interview, and was told by one of the associates I met with that follow ups are encouraged. So, exactly one week after the interview I sent an email to the partner I interviewed with. He replied within twenty minutes and said he would let me know one way or the other in the next week. That "... 81 year 11 months ago
"Banker" Lingo for ResumeYo, Recently spoke with a connection for FT recruiting. He was looking over my resume and said I needed to include more banker lingo that would be applicable to the jobs I'm applying for. Essentially, my summer internship was with a small M&A firm with very little deal flow. No modeling was done,... 51 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Capital One Financial 01 year 11 months ago
Resume critiquethanks guys... 71 year 11 months ago
Wells Fargo IBD Hours?Anyone familiar with them? I personally don't care about prestige, but work/life is more important to me. Also how is the culture? I have heard various different things from people saying it's a sweatshop to it's 8:30 - 7. Can anyone that has ever worked there or still works there shed some light on... 71 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: BMO Harris CIB 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Amba Research 01 year 11 months ago
Minimum 2 Years Experienced Required...wtf?I swear, every "entry level" job out there requires 2+ years of related experience. How are you supposed to get 2 years of experience if no one is offering entry level finance jobs? Yeah, I went to a non-target. Yeah, my gpa is mediocre. But still, where are all the entry jobs? Every hiring ... 91 year 11 months ago
MD response Hello. Was recently reffered to an MD. He was very busy at the time, but put me in touch with an ascosiate in his team who met up with me for coffee to explain more about the work, life, etc. Just followed up with the MD to thank him and ask what best way to apply is. He responded, " I will ask arou... 31 year 11 months ago
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Company Compensation: Harvey & Company 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: PNC Financial Services 01 year 11 months ago
Customs COD for Charles Tyrwhitt shirts (shipped to the US)?I just ordered four shirts from CT (about $200), and when the package arrived, I was told I need to pay ~$58 for customs COD before I can get the package. This seems fairly bizarre because I have ordered internationally before, and never run into such problems. And second, that's over 25%!! Has anyo... 21 year 11 months ago
MS IBD SuperdayHas anybody else here been invited to one of the two Superdays MS has scheduled yet? One date is in late August and the other is in early September... 101 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Harvey & Company 01 year 11 months ago
PE in Africa - How to break in?I was wondering if any monkeys out there are involved in any PE investments or any M&A deals with exposure in sub-saharan Africa? I am very interested in gaining exposure in this geography and I'm curious how someone can break in from a North American background. While there is clearly not a ... 41 year 11 months ago
SA to FT I'm on a summer internship at a BB but I don't think I'll be getting an offer/wouldn't really want to accept either. The reason being that neither rotation was really what I wanted to do and being flexible is required but this was beyond a little flexibility. Regardless, I'm uncertain how to go f... 21 year 11 months ago
Sponsors Group Modeling CaseI have a call back interview with a BB sponsors group coming up. They said it would include a model case. As sponsors cover a large array of deals for their clients I was wondering if anyone has tips for how to best prepare or what to expect? I'm leaning to assuming it will be a LBO model but ... 21 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Al Madina Investment 01 year 11 months ago
Al Madina InvestmentAl Madina has been in service for more than 12 years. It was designed to serve both individual investors and corporations, by finding and creating investment opportunities in the GCC & the Global markets. Al Madina’s financial services include: •Asset Management •Private Equity Invest... 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Bank of New York Mellon 01 year 11 months ago
Need advice on which Career Path to Follow in FinanceI am now a third year undergraduate at a non target University studying Bsc Economics. I have been influenced by the glitz of working in an investment bank and upon my visit to Bank of America Meryll Lynch and Barclays Centre in London and talking to various staff, I felt like I really enjoyed the w... 21 year 11 months ago
Can you ask your firm to sponsor your CFA if you only worked there for a week?Can you ask your firm to sponsor your CFA level 1 if you only worked there for a week? (you dont want to miss the deadline)... 61 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Hudson River Trading LLC 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 11 months ago
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Company Review: UniCredit 01 year 11 months ago
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Internships after freshman year with IB experienceCurrent freshman at target with boutique IB experience this past summer. I'll be studying up on technicals and prepping for recruiting. What are some realistic options for next summer? Should I try for another boutique IB, or do I have a good shot for some MM/elite boutiques? Not interested in P... 11 year 11 months ago
dumb Accounting technical question about sale of an asset - can't seem to figure it outI have a dumb accounting question, but for some reason I'm having trouble thinking it through. The question is "You just sold an asset worth $200M. Walk me through the three financial statements." If you sell the asset and its market value is $200M, then there's no hit to IS right? And then on... 21 year 11 months ago
Is there a consistent definition for Merchant Banking?This is a totally random question that Google has not been very helpful in answering. ( http://bit.ly/175qzaI ). Is there a precise definition for a Merchant Bank, I've heard it used as a euphemism for investment banking, as a description for a bank that provides investment banking services in exch... 11 year 11 months ago
shale oilI am currenttly reading Oil 101 and it says that shale oil extraction and process is economically non viable. Has so much changed in the 5 years since this was written? Why is so interested in shale oil all of a sudden? I read that people have been losing their fortunes trying to make this industry ... 61 year 11 months ago
Listing names of transactions on resumeI just completed my SA experience at a valuation firm and almost all of the deals i worked have already been disclosed (we came in after the fact), should i list the names of the companies on my resume? Or would that just open me up to further questioning come full time rectuiting? Also we did a ... 11 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Bank of New York Mellon 01 year 11 months ago
Lazard LAI have a family friend starting at Lazard LA this summer but don't know anyone who knows anything about this office. Anybody here have any insight?... 51 year 11 months ago
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How low/unsuccessful have you been?Just an introduction. I'm 26, residing in Singapore and on my last year of a BSc Economics and Management under the University of London International program. I don't know if it's recognised as far as outside Singapore is concerned but the culture here, people place pretty much importance on the... 121 year 11 months ago
The Worst Resume Ever...Just kidding! I am a recent graduate intern at a boutique M&A investment bank looking to lateral elsewhere as an experienced hire where I can work full-time. Would any of you guys mind reviewing my resume via PM? I'm paranoid about releasing too much public info (even though I did redact the res... 81 year 11 months ago
GMAT Ceiling?Full disclosure: I've already taken the GMAT and gotten into an MBA program. According to GMAC, the percentage of African-Americans who score over 700, out of roughly 10,000 AA test takers a year, is less than 2% (a little under 200 people nationwide!). So scoring a 690 for example, would put ... 191 year 11 months ago
Good hire Bain...http://www.reddit.com/r/chicago/comments/1ku08o/does_bain_company_drug_test_chicago/... 41 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Atinum Investment Co Ltd 01 year 11 months ago
Fall Internships for TradingCurrently a junior at a target, with a good but not great GPA. Would a fall internship be useful for securing a summer internship? Or would I be better off doing something else with my free time?... 01 year 11 months ago
Thoughts?Hi Guys, I woke up this morning to a wonderful email from one of my family members. It was a link to this article (http://www.mainstreet.com/article/career/what-bank-america-interns-death-can-teach-us-about-workplace-health?page=1) about a 21-year old Bank of America intern who died after working... 31 year 11 months ago
The Back Office of a BBI realize on WSO that most of the readers have a hard on for IB/PE/VC/etc, but just out of curiosity, does anyone know the career progression of the back office at a BB? So for roles such as finance, accounting, compliance, risk mgmt, etc. To my understanding, salary is the same as FO at the lowe... 291 year 11 months ago

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