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Unpaid internships violate laws, judge ruleshttp://www.ksdk.com/news/article/384353/3/Judge-rules-unpaid-internships-violate-laws [quote]WASHINGTON (AP) - Unpaid internships have long been a path of opportunity for students and recent graduates looking to get a foot in the door in the entertainment, publishing and other prominent industrie... 521 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Bank of New York Mellon 01 year 11 months ago
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Company Compensation: State Street Corporation 01 year 11 months ago
Anyone heading out to Salt Lake City? Housing suggestions?Incoming Goldman Sachs GIR class ... 41 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Barclays Capital 01 year 11 months ago
Hey - LSE masters student, no work experienceHi WSO, new member here, I recently graduated from a target university in the UK (1st class honours), and am now pursuing a finance related masters at LSE from September. While my academics are thus not much of a problem, this has come at the price of not putting sufficient effort into finding int... 71 year 11 months ago
How to pick a fund managerPerhaps it is actually harder to pick a manager than to pick investments. The general statistics against active management are well-known. In 2012, for example, 63% of large cap mutual funds failed to match the market (even worse for hedge funds). As a result, the full choice set for selecting i... 41 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: FBR 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Barclays Capital 01 year 11 months ago
Masters in Public Health to consultingHow hard is it breaking into management consulting (MBB/any other well respected firm) with an MPH degree in health management from a top ranked school? By the time I start recruiting I would have had extensive health economics research experience, multiple publications, an IBD SA internship, job as... 41 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Marlin and Associates 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs 01 year 11 months ago
Best Way to Practice Case InterviewsNow I know that the best way to practice cases is by watching other people do cases and then go over cases with a colleague but what about when you are just starting out practicing for cases and you've finished a book like Case-in-Point or Case Interviewing Secrets, and you want to practice a little... 61 year 11 months ago
Company Review: CIT Group 01 year 11 months ago
St. John University - MSc Investment managementHi all, Any feedbacks/opinions about this program? I am currently starting my 2nd year in business school (doing a grad degree in Info. Systems and Management), but my big goal is to get a job in PE/VC field (preferable in NY).I have some VC experience,but still not sure that I ll be able to get... 31 year 11 months ago
Company Review: Bloomberg 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers 01 year 11 months ago
Does this count as an m&a transaction or is this more of a general valuation?I am helping my boss on valuing the assets of a company because the company is going to be capitalized by an investor, but the investor is looking to only acquire it as an LLC (which the target is not one). So we are valuing the assets for tax purposes for the switch in business structure. Would i... 31 year 11 months ago
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Arcane Accounting TopicsFellow Monkeys I am interested in writing a few blog entries for WSO but having an issue coming up with good topics. I am very passionate about finance but have a strong background in financial accounting and would like to share with you this knowledge. I am looking for suggestions on accounting ... 21 year 11 months ago
Bulge Bracket Chief Investment OfficeWe all heard about JPMs blow up in its CIO last year. I am wondering how do you guys feel about working at a CIO of a large bulge bracket as an analyst/trader? These parts of the bank are generally not supposed to be risk seeking- but they have very large balance sheets to play with.... 11 year 11 months ago
HBS and Haas study says-- Always Go for an Easy 'A'This should give more hope to those of us at non-targets... Can you taste the irony? [quote]Want to get into B-school? Go for the easy A. Business-school applicants with a high undergraduate grade-point average—even those who attended schools identified as practicing grade inflation—are mo... 221 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Roth Capital Partners 01 year 11 months ago
Diversity Sophomore Internships Would it be wrong to say that you are LBGT just to get the interview at all the bulge brackets that only give out sophomore internships to LGBT and minorities? ... 41 year 11 months ago
F&BM TreasuryDoes any one know about the Finance and Business Management role within Treasury at JPM? (hours, what the work is like, etc) I understand it is more on the quantitative side of things, but I wasn't able to get a lot of info from a google search. ... 11 year 11 months ago
Here's what happened in the stock/bond markets last weekStock Market Analysis Conclusions: This was the week the market forgot. The Dow barely rose, 0.1%, the S&P 500 fell 0.03% while the small cap Russell 2000 fell all of 0.2%. It may be because of vacations, the Royal birth or talk about replacing Fed Chairman Bernanke. Nonetheless, a few more stock... 21 year 11 months ago
Company Review: ANZ Bank 01 year 11 months ago
Networking into IBDI attend a semi-target school and have found the alumni network to be quite involved in IBD. When trying to establish contacts within banks, would one contact an analyst/associate first, or just jump to speaking with higher-ups (VP/MDs)? My situation is such that I'm a rising junior and need to s... 21 year 11 months ago
Are self deprecating types the most successful?despite what people say about financiers being arrogant etc, atleast when interacting I see quite a lot of senior people are self-deprecating, trying to throw away the spotlinght from themselves etc (eg: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xr0WqGih9hE 2:33 in the video when Hugh Laurie talks about his kn... 41 year 11 months ago
Living In NYC With Parents - How Old Is Too Old?How old would you say is too old for someone living in NYC with their parents in the outer-boroughs (Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Bronx)? If income (not age) is the threshold instead, what do you think it should be? 50K? 60K? Assume that he's not working killer IB hours, can handle the commut... 151 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: KPMG 01 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Deloitte 01 year 11 months ago
Humbly asking for your opinions on my b school chancesHi everyone - long time lurker on the forums and I've seen a few of these posted up. I'm wondering if I could get your opinions on my chances of being admitted to a M7 b-school. If this is the wrong place to post this, I apologize ahead of time. Background: -3.6 gpa from a non-target, very sp... 71 year 11 months ago
Excel CourseSo I'm heading to Gtown (MSB) in a couple weeks to start college and have nothing to do as my internship at a local boutique capital investment firm only lasted until the end of July. I did a little work with excel, but nothing was too in depth. I've been thinking of things to keep me busy and would... 41 year 11 months ago
ANZ BankAustralian Financial Services organisation. General banking, mortgage and instalment lending, life insurance, property development, leasing, hire purchase and general finance, international and investment banking, investment and portfolio management and advisory services, nominee and custodian s... 01 year 11 months ago
Making the jump from Consulting to BankingHello everyone, I have been working at a boutique management consulting for over a year now (out of undergrad) and would like to make the jump to IB. My consulting experience has given me some IB-type work (building models, researching companies, working under strict deadlines, a lot of Excel and... 01 year 11 months ago
Industry Specific IBDWhat are your thoughts on marketing yourself for an industry-specific IBD group? Given that you have the background and experience to justify choosing a specific group, what sorts of things would you look for in a bank, and how would you find out any group specific info, aside from networking? G... 11 year 11 months ago
NYC: too dirty to live in?I think NYC is a very dirty city? How do those who live there deal with so much dirt, as well as how do you deal with the seemingly homeless puff daddy wannabe's in Timberlands and North Face Parka's (usually in black) trolling your city? Thoughts appreciated? ... 361 year 11 months ago
IT ConsultingI have recently entered into the IT outsourcing world and have noticed an insane need for IT consultants. Who are the major firms in the IT consulting world?... 71 year 11 months ago
Wall Street and Mental Illness"People with bipolar disorder can experience mood swings from overly happy and excited to overly irritable and angry. The highs may last from several days to a month or more, but the lows often last longer and can be harrowingly deep. Some experts say this psychiatric condition affects about one in ... 81 year 11 months ago
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Company Interview: JPMorgan Chase 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Bank of America Merrill Lynch 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Investec Asset Management 01 year 11 months ago
Critique My Cover Email/LetterDear xxxx, Please accept this email as an introduction. I served our country for four years and am seeking an opportunity in the Veterans’ Integration Program. As an aspiring analyst, I feel strongly that I possess the necessary qualifications to be a valued member of Goldman Sachs. Througho... 31 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Ernst & Young LLP 01 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Ernst & Young LLP 01 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Lincoln International 01 year 11 months ago
Last round Phone InterviewI am long time creeper, who is now I interviewing for an internship in M&A at SocGen/BNP/CreditAgricolee and would like to know if fellow monkeys have any recommendation (I am in the final round). I am currently interning at a Boutique IB in Capital Markets (I prefer M&A better) but the truth is I... 21 year 11 months ago
Please help me understand capital shortfallsOkay, so several investment banks in the UK face capital shortfalls according to the Bank of England under the new EU capital rules. What can banks do to fill their capital shortfall? I am aware of a rights issue and a bond issue, but what other tools do banks have at their disposal? Also, w... 31 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Houlihan Lokey 01 year 11 months ago
Why should we hire you?Hi, This is my first post as a long time lurker, and I would like to get your views on what kind of an approach should be taken to answering the question above. Would a standard answer including attributes bankers are looking for (eg. attention to detail, ability to burn the midnight oil, inte... 21 year 11 months ago
Company Compensation: Deloitte 01 year 11 months ago
How complex are actual models?There are seemingly huge differences in the complexities of the models provided with Rosenbaum and Pearl and from Macabacus.com. For example the LBO model from Rosenbaum is a few hundred rows spread over several worksheets but the LBO from Macabacus is 1623 rows. Which model is more inline with w... 151 year 11 months ago
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Corporate Finance to ERHi all, I was hoping someone can help me out... I've been working as a Financial Analyst for over a year now, at a mid-level private company. I'm really interested in ER and want to know if it is possible to switch to ER with my background.. I'm somewhat new to modeling, have a lot of Excel ex... 01 year 11 months ago
$4MM for 4 days of jailtimeA university student in the US city of San Diego has received $4.1m (£2.7m) from the US government after he was abandoned for more than four days in a prison cell, his lawyer said. Daniel Chong said he drank his urine to stay alive, tried to carve a message to his mother on his arm and hallucina... 231 year 11 months ago
Infrastructure FT Interview - Middle Market FirmHi guys, I have an interview for the infrastructure team for a MM firm in an analyst capacity. Does anyone have any material I can read over for infrastructure specific valuation? Any other tips will also be welcome! Thanks in advance. ... 01 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Barclays Capital 01 year 11 months ago
I feel underdevelopedSomeone got the same feeling? I really feel underdeveloped, both in terms of knowledge as well as interpersonal skills. However, I managed to get quiet easily an internship within the big 4, starting after the summer. My GPA is really pathetic (2.5ish), and my basic finance knowledge is so little, ... 61 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Deloitte 01 year 11 months ago
Company Interview: Google 01 year 11 months ago
Cable television documentary series seeking young professionals using Adderall to keep upSpoke with the lady trying to do this documentary a few days ago, so thought we'd post it to see if anyone wants to help them out by sharing their story: [quote] Dear Wall St. Oasis community, We are currently researching for a cable television documentary series that would look at ADHD and ... 111 year 11 months ago
CITI CMO (Capital Markets Origination) Summer AnalystAnybody know what questions they will ask in the Capital Markets Origination groups at Citigroup. What was the process that you go through for each rounds, etc.... 101 year 11 months ago
ABS/MBS Capital Markets InterviewHey all, I have an ABS/MBS Cap Markets interview coming up, but I don't really know what to expect. I exhausted the search feature--can't really find anything specific to my question. Thanks for any help!... 21 year 11 months ago
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