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Are you good at shorting?Was asked this at a HF interview. What is your thought process when determining good shorts and what are key items you look for. Also, how do you determine what kind of position to take and how should you adjust/change your position if the market goes in your favor/against you favor (for... 22 11 hours 56 min
Changing shops: prestige or responsibility?Sorry posting here because of good traffic. I'm currently starting my fourth year in ER at a bank (non BB) covering non-bank financials (think insurance, credit card cos, etc.). Currently a senior associate (the ranking system at my firm goes, Associate->Senior Associate->Analyst->Senior Analyst... 2 1 month 6 days
Prestige or responsibilityI'm currently starting my fourth year in ER at a bank (non BB) covering non-bank financials (think insurance, credit card cos, etc.). Currently a senior associate (the ranking system at my firm goes, Associate->Senior Associate->Analyst->Senior Analyst->Director). I was given coverage in my... 1 month 1 week
Prestige or job responsibilities?I'm currently starting my fourth year in ER at a bank (non BB) covering non-bank financials (think insurance, credit card cos, etc.). Currently a senior associate (the ranking system at my firm goes, Associate->Senior Associate->Analyst->Senior Analyst->Director). I was given coverage in my... 5 1 month 1 week
MBA or ER offerPosted this in ER forum but wanted to post here as well as I felt this forum gets the most traffic. ------------------------------------------------- So just want your guys' inputs/opinions as to my situation. I graduated from a non-target state school in 2009 and did a FLDP program at a... 5 3 years 1 month
MBA vs Equity Research at well known boutiqueSo just want your guys' inputs/opinions as to my situation. I graduated from a non-target state school in 2009 and did a FLDP program at a top BB post graduation. I did it for 2.5s yrs and realized that I did not want to do internal finance for a long time and instead wanted to go into asset... 3 3 years 1 month
BB Product Control to ER at MacquarieWould this be a step up? Should I make the move?? 6 3 years 2 months
Working for a bad analystBeen working in MO finance for two BBs so far. Recently got an offer for equity research at a well known Boutique.. I've been interested in equity research all along, but there is one drawback...the analyst apparently is tough to deal with and is a women (I am not sexist but I have TERRIBLE... 34 3 years 3 months
Change jobs from product control to corporate...Been doing internal finance (product control+valuations) at a BB for 3.5 yrs - 2.5yrs at a top BB and 1yr at a lower BB for higher pay. Currently making around 90k (probably with no bonus), but I recently got an offer to do corporate development at a Internet company in Japan (top 10 player).... 1 3 years 4 months
Corporate Development (Internal M&A at...Been doing internal finance (product control+valuations) at a BB for 3.5 yrs - 2.5yrs at a top BB and 1yr at a lower BB for higher pay. Currently making around 90k (probably with no bonus), but I recently got an offer to do corporate development at a Internet company in Japan (top 10 player).... 6 3 years 4 months

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Btw this for equity L/S. Yes, agree with the...Btw this for equity L/S. Yes, agree with the poster above, if your position goes against you by 10% and you 'switch' your view, isn't there the risk that investors would take profits (hence you lose on your new position as well)? Wouldn't it be more logical to reduce your position or reconsider... 22 2 days 11 hours
When you say reverse it, what do you mean (buy?)When you say reverse it, what do you mean (buy?) 22 2 days 22 hours
Yes I am currently on the sell side and I do all...Yes I am currently on the sell side and I do all the things you've listed. The firm I am working in has global name recognition, but is not so well-known in the market I am currently in. The firm does give coverage responsibilities to high-performing associates and coverage is generally a... 5 1 month 1 week
MomentaLaugh: whats the pay difference? Would be...[quote=MomentaLaugh]whats the pay difference?[/quote] Would be making 20k more at macquarie. Also applying to MBA now as well.. If i get into Booth (which is my top choice) do you guys think its better to quit Macquarie after a few months and go to Chicago? Would there be a chance to defer? 6 3 years 2 months
Do you guys think its better to go the corporate...Do you guys think its better to go the corporate development route at the internet company, go to MBA, or pursue this ER role given I know that the Analyst will be shitty to work under? 34 3 years 3 months
MomentaLaugh: how are you making 90,000 but not...[quote=MomentaLaugh]how are you making 90,000 but not getting a bonus?[/quote] getting paid in yen so when converted to USD its around 90k. Could any one else please advise?? Would this opportunity be good for the long term - product control is rlly a dead end and want to get out, but want... 6 3 years 4 months
byucko: Don't know why you'd want to trade down...[quote=byucko]Don't know why you'd want to trade down from 90K to 70K. Japan is a low-growth market and the economy's still reeling from recent disasters. Adjusting for cost-of-living, this 20k spread may be even higher. Which track would lead to a sooner promotion? Do you know what kind of hours... 6 3 years 4 months
bumpbump 8 3 years 5 months
My current work environment is making me so...My current work environment is making me so miserable.... I really want out... Is consulting at EY that bad? I'm assuming the if the people I work with are better, my whole state of mind would be better as well...currently working with a bunch of 40 yr old women...it's killing me! I also... 22 3 years 5 months
bump - please give me more insights!bump - please give me more insights! 8 3 years 5 months
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