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Backing Out AcquisitionsHow would you go about assessing the operating cash flow for the core business of a company with a history of making a lot of acquisitions? Mostly bolt-on. It seems to me there is plenty of opportunity for aggressive acquisition accounting that may be giving an incorrect picture of the true earning... 8 months 3 days
Looking at backlogs I don't have much experience with contract based companies that file backlog statistics every Q and year-end - what are some best practices when it comes to analysing changes in these numbers? What are some important things to look for, or general thoughts to keep in mind? Also, how can you... 9 months 3 weeks
Sum of the Parts valuationWould anyone be willing to take a quick look at my go at an intrinsic SOTP valuation? Please & thank you 1 year 1 month
The Pity of War With the 100th Anniversary of World War I on us, I thought it'd be interesting to post a contrarian view on the origins of the war. I'm sure a number of people on here are familiar with Niall Ferguson and some of his works such as "The Ascent of Money" and "Civilization" - his book "The Pity of... 1 year 6 months
Books on Cash Flow What are some of the best books, or chapters in books, on cash flow? Articles or commentaries on YouTube too if there are any good ones. 1 year 6 months
Tortoise Capital AdvisorsWas wondering if anyone had any personal insight on these guys. How is the team regarded throughout the E&P space? 1 year 7 months
Junior SA Resume CheckGot my resume up to date and added a couple positions. Any suggestions/changes anyone can point out that might help going into Junior recruiting this year? Thanks 1 year 4 months
Thoughts on How to Format a Cold Email Mod note: This was a top rated comment ahwhile back in response to how to format a cold email here: Stand Out as a Non-Target: Recruiting. What's your take on long vs short emails? I'm going to disagree with your cold e-mailing format. I go to a Non-Target as well, and I've spent my fair share... 2 years 1 week
Winternship AdviceStarting tomorrow on the equity traders desk at a large cap growth firm ($5-8B AUM) assisting their execution traders. I'm not too sure about what I should expect to be doing, so if anyone has any advice or experience of their own they wouldn't mind sharing that'd be great. The only information... 2 years 1 month
Could we ever take an ownership stake in YouTube...I was thinking about YouTube accounts last night, and it got me thinking - could we ever buy ownership stakes in a YouTube account like you do a stock? Top performing YT accounts have netted totals anywhere between $1-5mm over the course of 2-3 years (however long the YT Partners program has... 2 years 2 months


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WSP and TTS are all good to learn modeling, but...WSP and TTS are all good to learn modeling, but if you're already at a firm why not just pull up their models and take some time to learn how to recreate them? You wouldn't have to pay anything and you'd get a feel for how they like their models formatted. 2 months 2 weeks
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This. The student card is awesome and works every...This. The student card is awesome and works every time. 5 months 2 weeks
Best tips for breaking into HF from undergrad?...Best tips for breaking into HF from undergrad? What do you think the hurdle for the quality of an undergrads own write-ups/process should be for that? 5 months 4 weeks
Peer group in the proxy is a good starting point.Peer group in the proxy is a good starting point. 6 months 2 weeks
I have some insight on this from working part-...I have some insight on this from working part-time at the Best Buy in my college town during the school year. The reason why people (students and non) chose Apple products over Microsoft/Google/Samsung was mostly due to the perceived ease of use of the devices over others. If it takes your... 6 months 3 weeks
If people considered the iPhone or other Apple...If people considered the iPhone or other Apple products to be as luxurious and prestigious as a designer handbag, then why haven't we seen diminishing returns of iPhones as a % of smartphone users as Apple's penetration into that space grows? Large market share of Coach handbags, or Michael Kors... 6 months 3 weeks
The last thing many non-iPhone users were holding...The last thing many non-iPhone users were holding off on was the screen size, and the 6/6+ hit that out of the park. The ecosystem is really what gives AAPL the huge advantage over everyone else. iTunes + Mac/MacBook + iPhone/iPod/Tablet really has zero alternative as far as interconnectivity... 6 months 3 weeks
#1 mistake people make about AAPL is thinking...#1 mistake people make about AAPL is thinking their target demographic cares about specs. 6 months 3 weeks
Some of what I've seen in that area are small...Some of what I've seen in that area are small caps (... 7 months 4 days
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