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Stockbroker Commits SuicidePretty sad. Here's a link: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/stockbroker-wore-a-designer-suit-ordered-a-glass-of-champagne-ndash-and-jumped-1738048.html Wanted to post this not to cause a stir, but just to remind people yeah, this economy sucks. Things are tough, but it's... 5 years 10 months
Sir Allen Stanford Cries, Threatens to Punch...http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/WallStreet/story?id=7270405... 6 years 1 month
Muffin Top EpilogueCouldn't help but post this here: http://adage.com/digital/article?article_id=135115 You may have noticed an extremely attractive female/possibly human cow-stomach to your right. Apparently these gross ads are everywhere: and working, too. 6 years 2 months
"It Was You"http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Dimon-Dont-paint-all-bankers-apf-14237615.html Some great words by Jamie Dimon. Just when I thought all the eloquence and smarts on Wall Street were being drowned out by the incompetence, there's still proof out there that there is smart money still breathing in... 6 years 3 months
Stanford GroupDoes anyone know anything about these guys, specifically their investment banking arm? They're well known for a few other things. Outside of their website and a few articles I dug up, there's very little here. Any thoughts from anyone involved out west or in Miami? I know they have some top ER... 6 years 11 months
Clean Tech, Energy, Aerospace/Defense Boutiques?Hey all, I've been trying to compile a list of banks that deal specifically with these industries (obviously not all at once). Does anyone know where/how I can compile a list using these criteria? I'm looking West/East Coast, or abroad. 6 years 11 months
Personal Accounts of VC: The Best Blogs?Hey all, curious if any of you have suggestions for blogs of venture capitalists worth following. I don't mean a trade blog, but someone's personal account, their views on the industry. Any of the top names in particular? I know some of the best venture stars have blogs, but I wanted to know... 6 years 11 months
A Unique Opportunity...Worth it?So, an alumni contacted me about a position at a very unique firm: http://www.nvaonline.com/ The position is with a small team: 4-5 people make decisions on the deal. The firm researches veterinary hospitals as potential buyouts. The deals range from $1-4 million, and goes through 8-10... 6 years 11 months
Advice on a Consulting OfferHey all, I was hoping anyone with some experience could share their thoughts on the following offer: "Business consulting": the offer is with a firm that supplies a trading software platform (like Reuters or Bloomberg Terminals) that is specifically designed for hedge funds. The consulting... 7 years 1 day
Valuing Stub EquityHey all, I am modelling a leveraged recap for a case competition, and I am a little puzzled. The deal offer is to exchange one old share for a significant cash dividend, PiK junior debt, and finally, a share in the new company (the stub). How do you model the value of this stub equity in... 7 years 1 month

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Difference b/w sales-trader and stock broker?Take some classes at a local community college and build an "alternative" transcript. 5 years 6 months
FIG Group?I think you gain insight into an industry that's going to be in the spotlight of the public eye for some time... I work in FIG-related MC, and I think being able to say you're at the center of the banking, credit card, insurance and financial services industry right now puts you at the center of... 5 years 6 months
Investment Analyst - GE Capital or Mid-Corporate...With whoever said you couldn't go to HBS if you took the JPM job...just goes to show you how many people talk out of their ass here sometimes: not that the majority of advice is good, but I know 3 alumni from my school that have gone to HBS from that same program at JPM. One is currently enrolled... 5 years 7 months
Required Vs Expected Vs Actual ReturnsSo, actual returns are historical. No projections, no probability, etc. It's what actually happened to the asset. Could be sliced any number of ways: monthly, yearly, daily, etc. For stock (assume no dividends), this is just your day-to-day or month-to-month, etc. swings in price and what... 5 years 7 months
Phone Interview with Rutgers CandidateI say give him the green light if he's good, but tell him never to say that again, haha. Geez. 5 years 8 months
Question about FrameworksReleased an update to his 5 forces analysis in the HBR last year. He touched on this: it depends on how you choose to use a framework. A framework is a way for you to understand something: to package an otherwise complicated or un-unified idea/set of ideas into one. So, do you want a quick... 5 years 10 months
MBB ChancesRole, type, size, responsiblities: you'll need to sell this. You'll also need to defend why you didn't have time to take internships or explore. Those will be your weak areas, but you can mitigate part of that by selling your club experience. 5 years 10 months
Walking through your resumeThe main point of this question is to 1. Narrate your story for the reader/interviewer, because they definitely haven't had time to look it over before this minute. 2. Tell your story of how everything you've done before has brought you to this interview, aka why you are pursuing banking,... 5 years 10 months
MBB ChancesYou have a solid background. The two keys to landing interviews, assuming you're looking for an internship: If you're looking for full time, one of these obviously doesn't apply. 1. Network. Get a list, google, linkedin search, whatever. Type in the name of each MBB, followed by your alma... 5 years 10 months
Moelis LA - Unbelievable Analyst PlacementTerps are well represented at Moelis! Woohoo! Ya'll know! 5 years 10 months