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Fall IB Internship in DC 03 days 15 hours ago
Company Interview: Cox Enterprises, Inc. 03 days 16 hours ago
Company Compensation: Federal Reserve Bank of New York 03 days 16 hours ago
LSE Msc Law and Anthropology Hey fellas and gals, I'm an Irish student studying Business and Law in University College Dublin Ireland. I've received a few offers here and there for postgraduate. I have offers from UCD Smurfit School- Finance MSc LSE- MSc Law, Anthropology and Society Kings- LLM in Financial Law I pers... 03 days 16 hours ago
Personal Finance: Investing in rental propertyI am 25 and work full-time in Corp. Finance. I bring in a decent, stable income with very minimal expenses (single, no kids, no pets, on rotational assignments so my rent & utilities are paid by the company). I move for work frequently and do not own any property of my own. Meanwhile, my brother... 23 days 16 hours ago
Transaction Services ranking in London/UKHi everyone What is the ranking for Transaction Services firms in London? I heard PwC is number one, but a recruiter claims KPMG is number one. Anyone who can put som light on this?... 23 days 16 hours ago
Company Review: Federal Reserve Bank of New York 03 days 17 hours ago
Company Compensation: TD Bank 03 days 17 hours ago
Cox Enterprises, Inc.Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of more than $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, ... 03 days 17 hours ago
Leaving wharton dual degree program to save GPA?I am a first year student at Wharton in a dual degree program that involves a life science (aka anything related to bio/chemistry) degree and a business degree. Broadly speaking I'm planning to be involved in healthcare/biotech finance after graduating, which is the reason why I joined the program. ... 53 days 17 hours ago
How is Wash U viewed?High school junior strongly considering Wash U Olin Early Decision this fall. I've heard good and bad about it. Does it have good Chicago connections? Also, as I'm not entirely certain about ibanking, what other aspects does it offer? If I wanted to work on the west coast in tech, would it be imposs... 103 days 17 hours ago
Contrast Collarare contrasting white collars and blue shirts OK to wear to an interview? At a formal place, informal place, both, or none? Or do I risk looking like a big wannabe?... 243 days 18 hours ago
Life after FTI? Hoping someone might be able to offer some advice. What other companies/positions do people normally go into coming from FTI Consulting? I am thinking of taking a job with them but started thinking further down the road and wanted to know potential exit opps. thanks!!... 63 days 18 hours ago
Wharton LSM (life science & management) pre-frosh, not sure whether to drop life science part? Hi everyone, I'll be starting school at Penn this fall (2014), and I'm in the LSM (life sciences and management) program. So initially when I applied to LSM, I thought I would be pretty interested in doing things like healthcare investment banking/healthcare private equity - basically areas of fi... 133 days 18 hours ago
Question from on I-bank to another Hey there- I am considering moving from one bank to another for a better opportunity.(VP to VP role) I was wondering what I can consider acceptable in terms of salary % increase to move jobs. I really like my current bank, but I want to explore this other opportunity. The hiring recruiter said 10-1... 13 days 19 hours ago
[Transfer Undergrad] Semi Target to Target: Northwestern vs. BrownSo I have steadily narrowed down my choices and I am between Brown and Northwestern. I would major in economics at both, though I was leaning toward a joint major at Brown (possibly compsci-econ or BEO). Anyway, My ultimate goal is to place into IB BB in New York City, I would be disappointed if... 23 days 19 hours ago
Intern Question - Business Pro no tie ???Hello Everyone, I will be working in NYC this summer within FP&A with some risk and forecasting. I recently reached out to my manager about dress code, and he responded - "Business pro is fine. No ties." I'm just confused about exactly what this is , because I've never heard of it. Thank ... 13 days 19 hours ago
Prep a paper/calculator for a phone interview?Hi all, Hope you guys are doing well. I go to a target in the UK and recently landed on a second round interview for a SA position in a BB risk team in London. Since this is in the midst of exam periods in the UK and they're not recruiting many, I'm guessing they're conducting a phone interview. ... 63 days 19 hours ago
Pre GMAT RitualIf there's one thing I've taken away from university, it's that people have very different ways of studying for exams. Some people slog away in the library studying for hour on end, for what some people can accomplish in half the time using different methods. I want to know what people found suc... 43 days 19 hours ago
My profile and MBAI'm computer science graduate with 80.02%. I started my career in a start-up where I held a leadership position and then joined a Fortune 50 company for technology sales and business development. In the last 2 years, I've dedicated myself to finance and business strategy, learning stuffs in financia... 13 days 19 hours ago
Current Job MarketExperienced PM/AM analyst here at a very reputable PERE firm. Trying to transition into an acquisitions-based role. Job market has been really dry (excluding Clarion for some reason), and networking hasn't yielded much. Is anyone else experiencing the same? ... 33 days 20 hours ago
Writing & Modeling Test Please HelpHello all, I got into a second round equity research interview at a BB, and am going to go through this 4-hour writing & modeling test that sounds like a whole lot of time for a test. I am in the same company so i can get hold of some research and familiarize myself with how it's written. But could ... 03 days 20 hours ago
Ask DickFuld May 2015Ready to answer questions...... 2343 days 21 hours ago
Don't Ask An Investment Banker What They DoMod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted 9/27/12 When you’re meeting new people, even in casual social situations, the topic of work is never far off. Maybe this is a general commentary on The Texting Generation’s lacking conversation skills, but I always find myself g... 633 days 21 hours ago
How much of their strategies do hedge funds disclose to investors?A complete newbie to the hedge fund space here looking for insight. The question is in the title but more specifically I am interested in how start-up hedge funds go about this. On the one hand, as a hedge fund manager, you would want your potential investors to get a detailed enough understandin... 23 days 21 hours ago
SECU 03 days 21 hours ago
Is your CEO worth his (her) pay? The Pricing and Valuing of Top Managers!It is the time of the year when stories about CEO compensation are the news of the day, and investors and onlookers alike get to ask whether a CEO can really be worth tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars, in annual compensation. Before I join the crowd, it behooves me to list my biases to st... 53 days 21 hours ago
Best Industry GuidesHey guys, I will be starting at a buyside shop as a RA this fall. Previously I was in banking internships, so ER and the sectors I will be covering are largely new to me. Does anyone have any great recommendations on site/books in which to get really in depth coverage on a particular industry?... 63 days 21 hours ago
Pls provide some color about SantanderHi guys, could you give me any color about Santander's Frankfurt based capital markets (origination) operations (e.g. reputation, working hours, people, how are they regarded by corporate Germany etc.)? If your knowledge is not about their Frankfurt office but other European operations that would a... 13 days 21 hours ago
Marijuana PrimerI'm interested in investing in legalized marijuana. Does anyone know where I can get some good primers on the industry? Thanks.... 53 days 21 hours ago
Questions you'd ask George SorosSo lucky enough to sit down with one of my heroes and pick his brain for half an hour or so.. It's not George Soros but a top 25 hedge fund manager - def has a net worth that's measured in Bs. Curious if anyone has insightful questions for this or just in general. I'll likely spend a good par... 23 days 22 hours ago
Webinar: Canadian recruitment out of Toronto -- 6pm ET, 6/1/15 WEBINAR DESCRIPTION Wall Street Mentor Kyle will be hosting a webinar entitled "Canadian recruitment out of Toronto", with a q&a session to follow. One of our top mentors, Kyle is an industry veteran with experience in middle market Private Equity in Toronto. If you have any interest in learn... 03 days 22 hours ago
Company Review: Tobin and Company 03 days 22 hours ago
What are the best websites for people in their 20s? What are the big websites our demographic (those aged 20-29) is reading? Especially ambitious young professionals. The only thing that comes to top of mind is Elite Daily. But there's got to be a lot more. Other blogs/sites? Forums like WSO? We are starting a new service (http://aya.launchro... 383 days 22 hours ago
PE Research Analyst - Require peoples knowledge/experienceHey all, Currently going for a research analyst role at a top European PE firm, however, having not previously focused on the PE sector I'm unsure as to the full scope of the role and potential exit opportunities/development that this could arise as a result. The role description at a very hi... 03 days 23 hours ago
Best Property TypeNow I know this is a question that does not necessarily have a correct answer however I would be curious to hear what everyone thinks is the "best" property type. Assuming you can only develop an expertise in one property type and that will be your niche for the rest of your career what would you c... 353 days 23 hours ago
Best Sandals for Wall Street?Ok, the title is a bit of a joke, but I am in the market for a good comfortable pair of sandals that I can wear around the house but won't make my feet sweat profusely this summer. Any wisdom from the WSO monkeys out there on high quality sandals that are both comfortable and stylish? Importan... 264 days 13 min ago
Building a model from an OMSo my background is M&A but have a real interest in RE. I notice that in REPE interviews it seems to be common to give somebody an OM and ask them to model it and make a decision on wheter to invest. I went online and found the following OM for a retail asset. www.cbre.us/o/oakland/assetlibra... 154 days 1 hour ago
Company Interview: Credit Suisse 04 days 1 hour ago
Launch of the Center of Excellence in NUSWith the expansion of Singapore in the construction industry, citizens are doing their best to maintain their spot as one of the most established and industrialized city in Asia and if possible, surpass the record of Jakarta, Indonesia in leading Asia in developing industry. Extending their support,... 04 days 2 hours ago
Offered position at startup, leaving consultingHi all Long time lurker here looking for some general thoughts and advice from the community. I am currently a Senior Consultant at a Big 4 consulting firm (not MBB, think the Big 4 accounting firms...) in the Strategy division. Our division have a strong focus on Commercial Strategy for FTSE-... 04 days 2 hours ago
Hass and Associates Accounting: Fake buyout bid underscores lax systemA fake takeover bid for Avon was filed with the SEC, causing a stir in the market and a sharp rise in Avon's shares. At the same time, it highlights the possibility that the filing system used by Wall Street is not that secure after all. Thirty minutes before noon last Thursday, a regulatory fili... 24 days 2 hours ago
Recommendation letter after an internshipCan somebody show me or point out an example of a recommendation/reference letter written for an intern after he has completed his internship? Thanks... 24 days 3 hours ago
HK IBD to NY IBDHey guys, I am wondering what the likelihood is for a FT BB IBD analyst to transfer from HK to NY (either within the same firm, or to a different bank). I know that some analysts have managed this move in the past, but it seems to be quite unlikely. What is the cross-regional transfer like? I a... 04 days 3 hours ago
Is there a GPA cutoff? 2015 Is there an updated GPA cutoff for BB junior internship opportunities 2015? There used to be a 3.5 or above GPA cutoff (also nontarget or target?) unless there were exceptional work experience or strong networks, and I was wondering what the criteria for the top 3 (GS/MS/JP) as well as for the rest ... 74 days 3 hours ago
Small Ways in Funding Your Small BusinessA lot of small businesses nowadays are struggling to keep up with the fast pace of industrialization and modernization. In order to compete, you have to be more creative and think of out-of-box thinking. Small businesses have traditionally been the key driver for economic recovery when it comes to h... 04 days 4 hours ago
scam?has anyone ever been given an offer for an internship position, but found out it was a scam?? ... 164 days 4 hours ago
Is saying "I don't know / I'm not sure" a good charecteristic?If you are posed with a question and you are sure you don't know the answer do you beat around the bush or come out clean with an honest "I'm don't know about this but I know something that completely irrelevant to your question which is..." I like to keep it real but getting a feeling that being... 84 days 5 hours ago
How to truly predict economic and real estate trendsIt's no mystery that our economy is cyclical. Having the ability to predict what the economy will do, when it will occur, and what sectors will flourish is an extremely valuable skill in my opinion. I am aware of the typical indicators that measure our economy, such as GDP, ISM, Capacity Utilization... 64 days 5 hours ago
5-day networking plan (AYA #1)AYA curates the best advice for 20somethings and makes it actionable. The digest sources wisdom from books, research papers, online communities, and expert interviews. With only 15 minutes a day, you’ll build one valuable new habit or skill. This week's edition has to do with cultivating weak ... 04 days 5 hours ago
Top Real Estate Private Equity GroupsI'm looking to begin to explore my options for a job in the private equity real estate world. I am looking to go to a shop that invests in all types of real estate assets so that I can get a better background on RE investing before i specialize (ie. development/distressed assets/stabilized assets). ... 114 days 5 hours ago
Accepted SA, Rethinking LocationCreated a new username for the sake of anonymity, and I apologize for the long read, but I'm looking for some advice as I'm having a bit of a dilemma. I recently accepted an SA offer for a BB in NYC, got my top pick group-wise, and am excited for the summer. I will be fully focused this summer o... 84 days 6 hours ago
WSO Hedge Fund Interview Prep Package in the Works!***NOTE: I am willing to pay cash AND give you a free copy of the package if one of your cases or pitches ends up in the actual guide.*** Please send me an e-mail ([email protected]) explaining the case or pitch (long vs. short or type of case study) and I'll tell you more. Now we are... 194 days 6 hours ago
Company Compensation: Wells Fargo and Company 04 days 6 hours ago
Company Compensation: JPMorgan Chase 04 days 6 hours ago
Can you make great money in coporate finance without working in a top area?Like if I wanted to work in Ohio and not New York or Los Angeles ... 124 days 6 hours ago
AMA: M7 admit (from consulting/industry)Led one of these in the consulting forum, figured I would do one with a bschool slant for application specific questions. Background: Recently accepted to several M7 bschools. Worked several years in management consulting before transitioning to a strategy position at a F500 company. Working... 144 days 7 hours ago
Decisions, Decisions: Consumer Products - Treasury Analyst or IBD M&A Analyst?So, here's the deal: I've recently completed the second and final round of the interview process for a Treasury Analyst position at one of the world's largest private spirits companies, based outside of the U.S.. Although I don't yet have an offer in hand, recent emails with the new Global Treasurer... 204 days 7 hours ago
Trading while in college√... 154 days 7 hours ago
Blue Label as a token of appreciation- other suggestions?√... 134 days 7 hours ago
Bruised before meeting a BSD√... 114 days 7 hours ago
Take HF Offer Out of Undergrad?Hi, I'm a junior in undergrad, and I have been lucky to receive SA offers at both a HF and at a BB. I am really struggling with the decision between the two. Would love any input from people who have been on both sides. ... 254 days 7 hours ago
Company Interview: American Infrastructure MLP Funds 04 days 7 hours ago
Committed to Unpaid Internship ?Hey guys, Just graduated and I am in a bit of a tough spot and would sincerely appreciate any advice here. I accepted a unpaid internship in equity research 2 weeks ago in downtown NYC that could lead to full time placement upon 4-6 months (or at the very least experience to put on my resume) tha... 34 days 8 hours ago
Missed recruiting season?I graduated in May 2014 and am entering my second-year as an analyst at a middle-market IB. The winter recruiting season for PE kind of snuck up on me and I missed the train entirely. Given that the majority of PE firms have already hired their summer 2016 class, I am a little worried at how my ... 94 days 8 hours ago
EDF Trading: well known in the Energy Trading business?Hi guys, Just wanted to know your take on these guys? Are they well known in the energy trading business? Or am I better off at a prop house, e.g. Gunvor. ... 94 days 8 hours ago
Middle Market West Coast vs NYC Hedge Fund for Junior SA position?Hey all, I'm picking between a middle market Midwest gig and a NYC PE fund for my sophomore internship. I definitely want to go to a bulge bracket/top middle market for full time, and I have a number of strong contacts in both these categories that are looking to hook me up with potential FT vaca... 84 days 9 hours ago
Will I be too old when I finish my Msc ? :(Hi everybody, I am working in retail banking (2 years of experience) and I would like to break into IB. I got accepted to the Msc Finance of Bocconi, but as I am already 26 years old, I am a bit stressed out regarding my age when I will finish the Msc. It lasts 2 years so I will be 28 years old! ... 14 days 9 hours ago
Company Interview: Citigroup 04 days 9 hours ago
Company Compensation: Group One Trading LP 04 days 9 hours ago

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