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UK depreciation scheduleanyone able to point me in a good direction for finding specifics or consensus on how companies depreciate and related taxes in UK? 1 year 1 month
Comparing stocks within industryCurious, what are some techniques you guys would use to find the company most likely to go up the most in an industry when the market is good...and also the stock that would go down the most when the market is down? 1 year 3 months
Switching OfficesWill be starting FT at a MM IB this summer and was curious the etiquette of trying to lateral to another office in a different city. I will be working in an office that is a significant commute from where I live in now. The bank has offices much closer (20 min commute) which are ideal but was not... 1 year 7 months
programming languageFor the computer enthusiasts out there. What is the best course of action when wanting to learn some programming. What language would you start with? Has anyone put the time into learning programming and seen it pay off in a FT role? 1 year 8 months
Online MBA or non target MBAOk, I know this has been discussed recently, but I am going to try and be a bit more in depth. I am a senior at a non target in NYC area majoring in Finance and Econ. I will graduate with a 3.98 gpa and will be working FT for a MM IB in NYC. I am a veteran and my GI Bill benefits will pay for... 1 year 8 months
Mckinsey Valuation textDoes anyone have the pdf of the Valuation Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises, the supplement to the original text? 1 year 10 months
Min companies for comparableWhat is the lowest number of comparable companies you would use and still feel comfortable with in a comp model? 1 year 11 months
Unoriginal Props PostGot my FT offer at a MM recently. No FO experience prior to, but thanks to the forums and guides on this site I found the way to get the interview and earn the offer. So thanks to those who run this brilliant site, the ones who contribute solid advice, and even the ones who troll the shit out of... 1 year 11 months
What exactly goes on after a SuperdaySo I have been to internship and FT super-days where they say they will get back to you in a week and others who make no mention of a time frame. So after a superday, what exactly does a firm do over that week and change? I am assuming their decisions were made the same day, so why the agonizing... 1 year 11 months
DCF ModelI have never gone balls deep into a model before. Just curious, are there any specific sectors or industries where companies are easier to model than others? 1 year 11 months


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Well get a good calculus book and get a grip on... Well get a good calculus book and get a grip on the basics then Stochastic Calculus, Integral Transforms, probability theory. All these work with a pretty solid understanding of calculus at an elementary level. If you really want to "learn" the math you have to understand calculus. 1 year 7 months
Hey you may love risk at GS. I do not know your...Hey you may love risk at GS. I do not know your personality or your experiences in the military. I was 28 going into my summer internship as a rising senior. My BB PWM experience has left me jaded. Literally the first day in the group I was in i asked my boss if they did a lot of modeling or if... 1 year 7 months
As a former Vet myself I did not enjoy the BB PWM...As a former Vet myself I did not enjoy the BB PWM experience. It was slow, uninspired, and lacked a challenge. Not sure how risk is, but it has to be better than PWM. Regardless, what do you want to do when you graduate? I made the mistake of accepting the first internship available. Sucked it... 1 year 7 months
I think anything is possible. There are tons of...I think anything is possible. There are tons of us vets on the street and others waiting to break into PE..etc. The key is to be able to tell your story. The biggest mistake I made when i got out was not listening to people on this board. Have a plan when you get out, maybe find a top MBA... 1 year 8 months
From left to right From left to right 1 year 10 months
I think Valuation by the folks at McKinsey is...I think Valuation by the folks at McKinsey is better. Much better at explains the why and how in regards to to value. 1 year 10 months
I am pretty sure you get to consult to a degree...I am pretty sure you get to consult to a degree and certainly get modeling exposure. If you goto their site you can read some of the cases they have recently consulted on. Some seem to involve highlighting difference inDCF model valuation vs comparables. Seems much closer to a role that could... 1 year 10 months
superday at Pierce & Pierce superday at Pierce & Pierce 1 year 10 months
If I see a resume focusing on the major GPA it...If I see a resume focusing on the major GPA it seems like you are hiding your weakness at other subjects like math or languages. Work hard and get good grades. It's pretty simple 1 year 10 months
Non target and shit GPA is not acceptable. Non target and shit GPA is not acceptable. 1 year 10 months
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