| What generally happens to book value of a...Hey guys. I'm not in Corporate Finance, so this is kind of just a side thing I'm curious about. I asked my IBD buddy but his response was "I'm a banker, all I care about is profits and revenue, I could give two shits about book value". How very banker of you, but its all in the game. I'm a value...|| 3 years 3 months|
| Hypothetical that most of us have been inQuick hypothetical:
It is 10 AM. You just drank 3 coffees in an hour cause you were up till 4 last night redoing a pitchbook. You realize you are about to wet your cubicle, and run to the bathroom. You go in and grab a tissue to blow your nose. Someone opens the door, and without seeing who it...|| 6 years 5 months|
| Unfiltered Recruiting Advice from an '09...So last year I was looking for jobs in investment banking from a non-target. It was the toughest year to do so, but banking is something that I find very interesting, and was 100% what I wanted to do. I went to some interviews, some BB superdays, some boutiques, and a job working for a different...|| 6 years 7 months|
| Has anyone been told they are getting paid...So I recently got a call from hr at my job that starts tomorrow. Apparently the company has a really conservative legal, so they have decided to follow the letter of the law in the US and pay analysts time and a half for any hours we work past 5. Has anyone in banking heard of this happening?
I...|| 6 years 8 months|
| Need Your Opinion on the most important question...Did I get a good deal on this suit? Slash is it appropriate for banking? I paid 250 for it. Let me know what you think.
http://www.hickeyfreeman.com/website/product.asp?s_id=1&prod_name=Medium+Blue+Stripe+Suit&pf_id=055305049&dept_id=4088|| 6 years 9 months|
| anyone know who advises ebay?So ebay is spinning off skype, which i would guess will bring in a 3-4 billion range for them next year when the markets are hot. Skype had revenue of 500 million last year and is growing.
Does anyone know who will represent ebay on the spinoff? I have a feeling it might be CSFB, but haven't...|| 7 years 2 weeks|
| If you were a betting man, what are the odds my...So in November I accepted an offer for a certain Reinsurance company that has been going through some problems. My position is in a new part of the company that is basically looking to act like a FIG group at an Investment Bank, getting DCM for insurance companies as well as offering M...|| 7 years 2 weeks|
| Leveraging of Investment BanksSo we all always hear that the reason the i-banks dove face first into CDOs cubed was because they were leveraged 30 to 1 or some other ridiculous number. Recently I've realized I don't actually know exactly where that number comes from. Is it just debt/equity? Does it include long term debt and...|| 7 years 1 month|
| Anyone seen that commercial for the clive owen...I find it hilarious, I've seen it maybe 20 times this weekend. Its about some bank killing people, and throughout the commercial clive owen keeps saying that they have to "take this bank down". At one point he says "There's gotta be a way to take this bank down" as if it was impossible. I spoke out...|| 7 years 3 months|
| GMAT Similarity to SAT?Hey, I'm just kind of wondering about the GMAT. I come from a test taking background (I went to a NYC high school that requires a test to get in), and do very well on standardized tests. I didn't try too hard on the SAT, and really didn't care in high school but still did pretty well.
My...|| 7 years 3 months|