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+8Clinton Tax Plan 613 days 22 hours ago
0Company Interview: Morgan Stanley03 days 22 hours ago
0Who is the 2016 Member of the Year? (Voting ends 12/18)33 days 22 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs03 days 22 hours ago
0Importance of internship in AMI'm currently applying to MFin programs at top-10 schools (U.S.) and consider working in AM or ER after the program. My background: 1.5 years in Management Consulting (KPMG, McKinsey), GMAT 750, BS in Economics (with hardcore math). My question is: How important is it to have an internship befor...23 days 23 hours ago
0NYC 2016 Summer HousingHas anyone started the process for looking for 2016 summer housing? Does anyone have recommendations for someone living in midtown Manhattan?...313 days 23 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Wells Fargo Securities03 days 23 hours ago
0Partners Capital - Anyone Heard of ItHey guys, Has anyone heard of Partners Capital (Partner-Cap)? It appears they are a pretty standard fund of funds and I was wondering if anyone has any experience / opinion of them as a career opportunity?...44 days 2 min ago
0Willing to do (almost) anything in NYCrecent econ/finance grad from large midwest state school. ...14 days 16 min ago
0Citi London IBD TeamsJoining Citi London as SA this June. What are their best teams in terms of dealflow/prestige? Thanks...114 days 42 min ago
0Need advice before I screw up my careerOk, I'm in a predicament and I'm not entirely sure what to do because I'm too stressed to think clearly. I don't know who to speak with about this, so please if you can help I'd value it. I'm a third year analyst at my second company. I left my first company on good terms, and my new job has been...24 days 1 hour ago
0Cut-off rate for numerical test?I was wondering what the cut-off rate for numerical tests is. I just did a couple of practice tests on, and I had 90% of the questions correct, and 100% out of the attempted questions. Would that be good enough to pass an actual numerical test? And are those tests a good represen...44 days 1 hour ago
0J.P. Morgan - Online Numerical Reasoning test (London, UK)Hi everyone, I just received an email to complete an online numerical reasoning test for J.P. Morgan after applying to their London, UK office. a) Is everyone automatically invited to do this test or has the application pool been given a first cut already? b) What % of people do they cut w...254 days 1 hour ago
0psychometric sample test links / tips?Hey, Does anyone know of any URL's where I can practice for psychometric verbal and numeric tests. I am aware of the sample questions on but would like more practice if possible. Also, an issue for me, and I'm sure others is TIME. If anyone has tips / strategies wit...44 days 1 hour ago
0Made Redundant - Career Next StepsBeen working in top tech since 2014 after graduating from a UK target. I am being made redundant soon and there are no opportunities internally for me. I have been applying like crazy over the past few months and casting a wide net with mixed outcomes. Hedge Fund's want more technical people e.g...04 days 1 hour ago
+1Oliver Wyman online numerical testHi all, I applied for an entry-level position at OW in Dubai and after an initial CV screen, was invited for the online test. It's 30 questions in 20 minutes with negative marking. The test was supremely hard (tougher than any GMAT questions; and I did well on the GMAT). My strategy was simply to...84 days 1 hour ago
0where to download SHL testHey guys, Does somebody know where I can find torrents to download some SHL tests (and Kenexa by the way) ? Thanks ! ;) ...44 days 2 hours ago
+1SHL test online assessments Hi everybody, just found a site they helped me with SHL test for BoA. Do you think they will check the IP address and location? thanks...24 days 2 hours ago
+1Who actually gets into MF PE?Who ACTUALLY makes it into top MF PE (KKR, BX etc.)? With the amount of talent out there, and the amount of people that want to go M&A > PE, I cannot believe they ever need to hire outside of top Goldman, MS and JPM groups. If anyone outside of those groups can get in... how? Do they look at...94 days 2 hours ago
+5J.P Morgan Asset/Wealth Management Video InterviewI have a interview with J.P Morgan where I have to answer 4 questions on video, but there is not an interview on the other side. Has anyone had any experience with this?...564 days 2 hours ago
+1Information on Eastdil Secured Analyst hours/comp and its culture/reputation in the UK.Hello fellow primates, Have just been invited to interview for an Eastdil Analyst position in the London office and I am seeking the standard comp/hours/exit opps info for this branch. I understand they are new to the UK so there might not be many of you out there with direct/indirect experience,...54 days 4 hours ago
0Company Review: Deutsche Bank04 days 5 hours ago
0Company Interview: Goldman Sachs04 days 6 hours ago
0What Firms Are Still Hiring For SA Positions?Asking for a friend who is a little late to the app process. Are all the big firms done with applicants and only the mid to small size apps are still open? Some clarity would be appreciated. Thanks....14 days 6 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs04 days 7 hours ago
0Company Review: Goldman Sachs04 days 7 hours ago
0Small Typo on Resume I submitted my resume for an opening I saw about 2 months ago for a sales role I came across. The posting was fairly old and would be closing soon so I quickly updated my resume and submitted it before the deadline. As a background, I have about 6 years of relevant sales experience so I felt like I ...34 days 7 hours ago
0Company Interview: 137 Ventures04 days 7 hours ago
+10Travel Hacks for the 21st CenturySeeing that most of us here travel frequently for work/school/vacation purposes, I thought it'd be nice if we shared some of our travel tips here to benefit each other. I will start with a few of mine. 1. The TV in the hotel room can be used to charge your phone or any usb devices. This has actua...254 days 7 hours ago
0Company Interview: 3-Sigma Value Investment Management04 days 8 hours ago
0Company Compensation: IMS Consulting Group04 days 8 hours ago
+1Which to choose mid BB or top RxHey monkeys, I've been fortunate enough to get offers at a mid BB (BAML/Citi/Barclays) and a top Rx shop (HL/PJT). To be honest, I'm not sure what I want to do 5-10 years down the road but think it'll be something on the buy-side. Regardless I'd love some advice with the decision, so I've quickly...134 days 8 hours ago
+1Two quant interview questions (one stat, one programming) - need help!!!In statistics, linear regression refers to an approach for modeling the relationship between a scalar response variable and one or more explanatory variables. a) How would you construct a small data set (less than 50 data points) with 2 explanatory variables, such that both explanatory variables an...24 days 8 hours ago
+3Kodi: A Free Upgrade to NetflixKodi is a media platform you can use on your smartphone, TV, or computer to stream pretty much any movie/tv show your heart desires. Below is a brief guide to installing this beauty. First things first, this video explains everything I'm going to explain. Both the video and my guide are done with...64 days 9 hours ago
0Company Compensation: JPMorgan Chase04 days 9 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Bloomberg04 days 10 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Prudential04 days 10 hours ago
0Real estate: Major Asset Class Overview 04 days 10 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Bridgewater04 days 10 hours ago
0Application process questionIf I'm interested in both IB and ER positions at a bank, can I apply for both? Or is it better to choose one?...34 days 10 hours ago
0D.E. Shaw vs Citadel Decision AdviceHey everyone, I'm fairly new to the forum and the field of finance as a whole, but I'm faced with a tough decision between two internship offers, so I figured I'd ask some more knowledgeable people for input. I'm a junior studying computer engineering at a pretty good school (no Ivies or MIT b...24 days 10 hours ago
+2If Wall Street Doesn't Work OutAs we conclude the recruiting season for SA positions, I know some people are still looking - have no fear Chiquita is still looking too This jobs requires the same if not more hours than IB so - if you really love the hours - here's a great job for you monkey days 11 hours ago
0Company Review: Cowen Group04 days 11 hours ago
0Down With Dodd and VolckerJeb! Hensarling, the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee is working on a plan to take out key aspects of Dodd-Frank and Volcker Rule. The name of the plan is The Financial CHOICE Act. (Creating Hope and Opportunities for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs. Gotta love D.C. abbre...24 days 11 hours ago
+1How to keep my head-up?Hey guys, I've been at my consulting firm (more like staff-aug) for nearly three years now and I honestly hate it. I've been applying and got some interviews, but didn't walk away with any offers. I got another rejection email yesterday at a firm that I thought I had and it really broke me down. ...94 days 12 hours ago
0CFA - get a CFA while in IBIt's not very common for IB analysts to get CFA, but I heard it's very helpful in recruiting and want to at least have level 1 for the coming year. I'm thinking about asking my boss to see whether my team can sponsor it - but my concern is that it will be perceived as I have some "capacity" and inst...24 days 12 hours ago
+8 How McKinsey made me a better entrepreneurWhen I graduated from college, everyone advised me not to work at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company if I wanted to be an entrepreneur later. They warned me that McKinsey doesn’t build any of the skills necessary to start a company. I went to McKinsey anyway because I wasn’t all ...94 days 12 hours ago
+1Real Estate PayCan someone please send me the link to that PDF file that specifies certain pay in each position in real estate? I know it's been floating around here but I haven't seen it lately and couldn't find it in a search. Would be nice to have it stickied too. ...14 days 12 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Wells Fargo and Company04 days 12 hours ago
+1Goldman Cracking Down on Recruiting BiasLooks like Goldman Sachs is implementing a new recruiting system. Instead of coming to schools to do on-campus interviews, Goldman will be doing the interviews online. Goldman says this is a way to minimize bias in the hiring process. I personally don't like this move. Goldman may say it's about ...164 days 12 hours ago
+1Stifel 2017 Summer AnalystHi, Has anyone heard back regarding a super day for the Stifel 2017 summer analyst program? I had a first round a month and a half ago, and was contacted regarding next steps, but haven't heard anything since. Thanks!...94 days 12 hours ago
0Company Interview: The Walt Disney Company04 days 12 hours ago
+1GS IBD Salt Lake City I am considering applying for SLC IBD for GS instead of NY since it's probably easier to get in. Since cost of living in SLC is much less than NY is there a significant difference in the salary? ...604 days 13 hours ago
0CNN buys BemeSo one of my favorite YouTubers Casey Neistat recently sold his video app Beme to CNN. For those not familiar with Beme, it’s basically a way to create content that can’t be edited or viewed before being shared. [quote] With Beme, video recording is done via the rear camera in four-second ...24 days 13 hours ago
0Trump plans to name Mnuchin as Treasury SecretaryNot exactly "draining the swamp" but as a banker I think I like the pick. It was either a private-sector banker or former federal reserve employee. Thoughts? ...04 days 13 hours ago
+1What I've Done in my PE Internship So FarAs a way to give back to the community I decided to give a quick rundown of what I have been doing in my PE internship this summer. Being an undergrad, and seeing PE from the inside is definitely insightful. Everyone's internship will vary, but this is how mine is structured: Administrative work ...14 days 13 hours ago
0Company Interview: BlackRock04 days 13 hours ago
0How to apply for new construction companyAfter completion of civil B.Tech degree. I want to register at new construction company. How can I go for it? Any suggestion?...34 days 13 hours ago
0Deutsche Bank vs Barclays SA (IBD)Hi, Was wondering what people thought about Deutsche Bank vs Barclays for an internship (IBD) role in London? Which do you think is better and why? I understand Deutsche Bank has it troubles but people have been telling me it still holds a better reputation etc. ...14 days 14 hours ago
0Waiting for Offer - AdviceHey Monkeys, I recently interviewed at a MM in another city for a lateral analyst position. They flew me out, and I believe every interview went very well. That was a week ago and I spoke to the recruiter today which said I should know in one more week because they are interviewing a third candid...44 days 14 hours ago
0The Worries of an Incoming AnalystHey everyone, I thought it would be helpful to have an up-to-date recap on choosing investment banking as a fresh college graduate framed in the context of today's world economy and social environment. I am one of thousands of incoming 1st year analysts in their senior year of college, and many t...34 days 14 hours ago
0Company Compensation: American Financial Group04 days 14 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Stephens Inc04 days 14 hours ago
+13Some Thoughts on Managing Multiple Offers (Consulting / MBB)I've seen a few posts from people with multiple offers who are wondering which ones to take, so I thought I'd share a few of my general thoughts. I dealt with the same issue last winter, and have discussed the pros and cons with many of my friends at b-school. These are just my general thoughts and...144 days 14 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Russell Investments04 days 14 hours ago
0Lateral from reputable MM to EB or BBHi guys, Just a little backstory. I accepted a FT offer at a MM bank starting next summer. I come from a non-traditional route (think pre-med, engineering) so I accepted the first offer I was able to land because FT recruiting was wrapping up. I never got a chance to interview with the EBs or BB ...44 days 14 hours ago
0Company Compensation: PricewaterhouseCoopers04 days 14 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Duff & Phelps04 days 14 hours ago
0Weekend Trip After Recruiting SeasonRecruiting for SA positions is done for the most part, it seems, and I walked away with a whopping 0 interviews. This is largely my fault, as I started networking much too late in the process (hitting it hard in September). Given this, I'm planning on trying again next year. However, I've continu...04 days 14 hours ago
+8If nothing else mattered, what would you do?Don't get me wrong. I love my job and what I do. I have always been curious to find out what people would pursue if money were not an object and relationships did not tie you to a specific region. What occupation would you pursue if you were not constrained by your future/ money/ relationships? ...854 days 15 hours ago
0TIgerrisk Brokerage Position I was wondering if anybody had heard of the Reinsurance Brokerage/Investment Bank TigerRisk, they launched a trading desk dedicated solely to CAT bonds and Insurance linked Instruments. I am just wondering if anybody has an opinion on starting a career here or if anybody knows anything about this f...04 days 15 hours ago
0NERA Summer Internship ProgramI interviewed for NERA summer internship program 2017 at the beginning of November. I was notified about making second round after three days. Prior to attending the second round interview, I was asked to submit a writing sample and two recommendation letters. It has been three weeks after submittin...04 days 15 hours ago
0Is a sale leaseback transaction right for your hotel? Is A Sale-Leaseback Right For Your Hotel? Utilizing a Hotel Real Estate Sale-Leaseback with Franchise Capital Advisors can be an ideal method which can convert equity into cash, provide tax advantages and provide an alternative to conventional financing. Areas Of Expertise: Hospitality. New C...04 days 15 hours ago
0Company Compensation: BDO04 days 15 hours ago
0SA in satellite office to FT in headquartersI am a junior at a non-target who accepted a summer analyst offer with a MM firm, but in a regional/satellite office. I'm hoping to complete my summer analyst internship in the regional office and either switch to another regional office or the MM headquarters assuming I receive a FT offer. If anyon...24 days 15 hours ago
0Company Compensation: PricewaterhouseCoopers04 days 16 hours ago
0IB Screening - Practice for SHL Numeracy Tests?Does anyone know where to get good practice at the numerical reasoning tests like the ones on ? Many banks use these to screen potential candidates... I have run a search on the WSO forums, but there was no info about any books or online sites where you can get a lot of practice for t...294 days 16 hours ago
+2Why Distressed PE?If asked this question, how would you guys answer it? Besides the fact that Distressed PE will be more flexible, looking up and down and cap structure and the story is more interesting since you are trying to figure out what went wrong with the company and trying to gain a controlling position by ei...114 days 16 hours ago
0WSO: What Do You Hate and/or Love?Dearest Fellow Primates...I feel like it's time for another assessment on WSO and hear from you where you think we should be focusing our efforts the most. Before we talk about where we should go, let's recap what we have done recently: #### New Server & Software This past Saturday we upgraded...14 days 16 hours ago
0Post MBA Associate in Hong KongI will be attending an M7 program this fall and will want to work in Hong Kong post-mba. It seems like most of the lucrative jobs (or total jobs) in Hong Kong are in Finance. I have two major questions: 1.) If money is not my highest priority, are there any alternative careers or specific groups ...34 days 16 hours ago
+2Dream Christmas PresentBecause it's Black Friday, I was wondering what you all you overworked and overpaid bankers would like to receive for christmas this year. According to Business Insider the best gifts for bankers include a monogrammed pen, onesie suit (wondering if I could actually pull this one off), and a scooter ...104 days 16 hours ago
+1What will be a good question when they ask you " do you have any question?" at the end of interview.Hi, I am a new graduate want to break into IB. I am always wondering what should ask interviewer at the end of interview. I don't know if you guys mind can share some sample question?...84 days 16 hours ago
+1Right MSc school for consulting?Hey everyone! I'm currently studying BSc in best business school in Finland. My gpa is 4,6/5,0 and I will try to get it around 4,8/5,0 before I'm done with BSc. Right now my major is accounting but I'm planning to change it for MSc. I would like to study somewhere else during my MSc and now I...124 days 16 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Babson Capital04 days 17 hours ago
+1CFA vs CPA? Which Designation is Better?Speaking in overall terms, which one is better? Although its quite an achievement, it seems like everyone has their CPA licenses nowadays, as if there's an oversupply. Second, I've heard that the CFA is way harder than the CPA exam, but not sure if it's really worth taking it. Of course CFA pertain...144 days 17 hours ago
0What do you guys think of Shkreli?To say the least Martin Shkreli has been an interesting character over the past few years. Showing up to his congressional hearing and trolling the faces off of congressman. What do you make of all the charges that keep popping up though? Do you think that he has done something wrong? At first it se...14 days 17 hours ago
0Why do S&P futures before opening not always predict how the index performs after the bell?Simple question-Why do S&P futures before opening not always predict how the index performs after the bell?...34 days 17 hours ago
+1Monogram REIT (NYSE: MORE) - Trying to find out moreMonogram REIT the old -Behringer Harvard Multifamily REIT I. Does anyone know if they are a good/smart company to work for? Associate or Acquisitions Analyst? I know they've been focusing on new Developments and exiting some of the non-core markets. The company is part of a small list of opportuni...74 days 17 hours ago
0Sun Life AM RotationDoes anyone know anything about the Sun Life Financial Asset Management Rotational program? What should be expected for salary and bonus? Will this give good exit opportunities?...14 days 17 hours ago
+1Exit Opps: LifeCo Lending vs. CMBS?Considering options here. I'm really interested in the debt side and would be happy with either place, but I was wondering if there are significantly different exit opps if I ultimately wanted to switch to another company or the equity side?...14 days 18 hours ago
0Company Interview: JPMorgan Chase04 days 18 hours ago
0Mondelez Makes Offer to Hershey, Ackman Can't Catch a Break6/30/2016 Mondelez, responsible for tasty treats like Oreos and Chips Ahoy! made an offer today to acquire Hershey today. The offer was supposedly $107 per share with half of the deal being funding with cash and the balance with shares. Unfortunately for Mondelez and Bill Ackman, the Hershey boar...14 days 18 hours ago
0Company Interview: Bain & Company04 days 18 hours ago
0Company Compensation: Morgan Stanley04 days 18 hours ago
0GS Group Placementdelete ...04 days 18 hours ago
0ETF & Index Opening & Closing established?**How & When (to the second)** are opening and closing prices established for the S&P 500 Index (SPX) & the SPY etf?...04 days 18 hours ago
0Move to Dethrone the Wall Street Messaging King?BlackRock is rolling out its messaging platform hoping it can be the new way to communicate on the Street. The platform is Symphony and it has received $100 million in funding last year. It appears that Goldman uses it the most, but besides that it's not very popular. Financial firms have always loo...04 days 19 hours ago
0Aetna & Humana Fighting to Defend It's MergerThe proposed merger between Aetna and Humana for $34 billion is facing pushback from the Justice Department. Anthem also proposed a deal for $48 billion to acquire Cigna. [quote] The competition issues presented by the Aetna-Humana deal differ from the Anthem-Cigna transaction. With Anthem and C...14 days 19 hours ago
0Microfinance - Monthly Financial Modeling Need to model a monthly income statement and balance sheet for a school case study and need resources I can use to be able to learn how it is done and the standards required in Microfinance. Suggestions?...04 days 19 hours ago
0Company Interview: CBRE04 days 19 hours ago


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