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Where to Invest Now?Call me crazy for asking a forum for investment advice, but I think there's some people with value to add here. Have heard over and over that equities are currently expensive and potentially bubble-esque, rates are going up and therefore prices of debt are going to go down, etc. Sure there are... 4 days 19 hours
Analysts in Same Group Recruiting for PEJust was wondering if people have had any experience with the dynamic this creates amongst first years. Would a firm be less likely to interview multiple first years from the same group? Most groups seems to have the tendency to place people at or have relationships with certain PE firms, whether... 3 months 3 weeks
PEAC Anyone have a Private Equity Association of Chicago contact? Have sent multiple emails to their generic gmail account and gotten nothing. Any help is much appreciated. 4 months 4 days
Moving for PE Am currently a first year at a BB investment bank in NYC. Was wondering if people that have moved from NYC to a different location for PE could shed some light on the process in general and explain how much more straining the interview process is. I am open to most other metros (leaning towards... 8 months 1 week
PE in different location than Analyst stintAm currently a first year in what WSO monkeys would call a top group at a BB investment bank in NYC. Was wondering if people that have moved from NYC to a different location for PE have found themselves to be more challenged in the recruiting process than those who stay local. I am not sure where I... 9 months 3 weeks
Expectations for HolidaysI know this is not standardized across banks, but wanted to get a general feel. I am joining a BB as an IBD Analyst, and do not really know what to expect for times of for Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. Family and friends have asked questions about whether or not I will be able to see them/come home... 11 months 1 week
Is investing worth the headache?I am an incoming investment banking analyst at a BB, and have also spoken to other classmates who are entering into some career in financial services (audit, consulting, trading, etc.) about this same concern. I have a decent sum of money just sitting in a checkings account, and feel like a... 11 months 3 weeks
Barclays Financial Sponsors QuestionsI have seen a lot of threads on how FSG's role with the model, day to day activities, involvement in the exits, etc. is highly dependent on the bank. However, I have not seen anyone comment on how the group operates at Barclays. If anyone knows, do analysts in the group get some modeling experience... 1 year 2 months
Looking for a specific tie but don't know...I have seen multiple people wearing this tie/brand of tie, but don't want to ask what it is. The colors are red and blue, but sort of a bright/lighter version of the colors. The pattern is almost "chain" or link like on some, and on others the pattern is like that of the Example 1 attachment. I... 1 year 6 months
Advantage to business undergrads? Wondering how the difference between A... 1 year 11 months

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PEAC Yes, I have tried all the above with unfortunately no luck 4 months 1 day
PE in different location than Analyst stintNot really thinking of any specific firms, but generally those that are located in different geographic locations. I understand that it is probably easier for firms that have branch locations in other cities but are based in NYC than those that are based in different locations. 9 months 2 weeks
PE in different location than Analyst stintBump 9 months 2 weeks
The HoursHighly underrated post. People will say all the time "oh yeah, I pulled x amount of hours this week," and most of the time it's not even close. Wish I would have read this going into SA stint. Another way to think of it is that the average person works 40 hours a week: 9-5 for 5 days. Now,... 11 months 1 week
Expectations for HolidaysThanks for the feedback everyone. Pretty close to what my expectations were. 11 months 1 week
Life in General Will Cost More Than You Think I am only in my young 20's and joining a BB as an analyst, but come from a wealthy family, and have already seen countless examples of subsidizing friends' nights out in my own life. For example, in college, if I pay for a 50 dollar taxi for myself and one other person, they will buy me a drink to... 11 months 1 week
Indiana (Kelley) vs Boston College (Carroll)...I have no idea why there is almost unanimity about Kelley. I would say, for IB, BC is the clear-cut top choice. Barclays, UBS, Citi, Jefferies, DB, Cowen, and some smaller banks all recruit on campus. They have also put people into BX, Goldman, and MS over the last few years. I worked at a BB this... 1 year 1 month
Brown vs Duke UndergradI think ITT Tech would be the better call. Unless you really think someone on a thread is going to say something so profound that it is going to make your college decision for you, this exercise is a complete waste of time. Duke and Brown are obviously both great schools. Its a matter of... 1 year 1 month
School representation on Wall Street this year is...For what it's worth, I have heard multiple recruiters say that it was so nice to be at my school (semi-target) after being at Wharton or another ivy. Though it is a broad stereotype, who would you rather interview and work with, a kid from a "less prestigious" school who knows that he/she will have... 1 year 2 months
Barclays Financial Sponsors QuestionsBump 1 year 2 months