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Bonus Info FY2014It's that time of year and bonus numbers are starting to roll in. For the greater good of the WSO community feel free to share what you've been told or have heard (credible only, no BSD dreams of grandeur please). While the year-end WSO report is a great resource, it's quite valuable to get numbers... 1 year 4 weeks
Relocation PackagesI am planning on relocating to San Francisco from NY in a little over a month and am in the process of discussing my relocation package. Can anyone provide some insight into industry norms with regards to what to expect? I have heard that something around $10k and a month in corp housing is... 2 years 4 months
Moving to San Francisco for workI'm moving from NYC to SF in a little over a month with work and am curious as to the best neighboroods to live in currently. I have seen previous threads and am more inclined to look witihin the Marina district/Northern SF but am open to any and all insights. Thanks in advance. 2 years 4 months
Expected Base SalaryCurious as to what the going rate for base pay within the BBs is these days for the varying levels of an associate. I know that more-or-less the standard for Analysts is 70k,80k,90k but I am wondering on where it goes moving forward. In the past I have heard 125k for the first year. Anyone have any... 2 years 4 months
JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge 2013Anyone looking to run the NYC race this year? The NYC race is this Wednsday/Thursday at 7PM, with Thursday being the "real" race. I have to assume that some of you youngin interns/analysts have a reliable degree of athletic ability. Post race WSO meetup? 2 years 8 months
Assault on Wall Street - The Movie...This is one of the saddest attempts to vilify the street I have ever seen. Not only is the premise extremely juvenile but the violence towards a single profession/group is unreal. If this were made showing someone shooting up rows of doctors/teachers/laborers etc. due to some misfortune caused by... 2 years 9 months

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I believe CS may underpay vs. the Street in that...I believe CS may underpay vs. the Street in that regard. If you think about it, IBD retention is much harder vs S&T and hence why banks are more likely to pay IBD juniors more. 2 weeks 2 days
These are roughly the base salary bands at CS,...These are roughly the base salary bands at CS, for both IBD and S... 2 weeks 2 days
CS telling everyone in the US numbers today,...CS telling everyone in the US numbers today, Europe/London next week. 2 weeks 4 days
The profit topic that was mentioned is correct....The profit topic that was mentioned is correct. While the PB did generate a relatively good amount of revenue the business itself was not profitable enough or did it have the ideal scale to compete with the US domestics. Credit Suisse is refocusing its PB efforts on Asia, where it has a good... 3 months 2 weeks
Why would you assume there is a higher max than...Why would you assume there is a higher max than 50K? Bonus is blend of performance and how your group/division does, if your group/division doesn't meet budge or rev expectations then why would they pay an analyst anything "substantial". Analysts usually bring very little to no value add to the top... 11 months 3 weeks
Depending on your level. I know analysts in sales...Depending on your level. I know analysts in sales that received 20k and the highest received 50k. 12 months 14 hours
It also depends if you are taking about FAs or...It also depends if you are taking about FAs or Institutional Sales, there is a difference. As a blanket statement traders tend to pull in a bit more than brokers although, and this is from an institutional perspective, if you have the right votes/relationships as a broker you are almost guaranteed... 1 year 1 month
Apple needs to get back its "hip" image, that's...Apple needs to get back its "hip" image, that's it. Apple being a stale/boring brand undermines most of the appeal. 1 year 9 months
Broadly speaking at CS - Research was horrible...Broadly speaking at CS - Research was horrible once again, ECM was ok afer a stellar year in the US, and S&T nothing special/dissapointment after a solid yoy increase in business. 2 years 2 weeks
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