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RE investing - establish company?Looking to invest some funds into RE for renting (several apartments/homes). Is it tax beneficial to set up a company vs doing it thru my own income taxes? Does the answer change if I have a couple of investors? Also curious if going the company route....what company structure would be best (s-... 2 years 1 month
Books for interviewing candidatesAnyone know any good books/must read books for those who are interviewing candidates? 2 years 8 months
How bonuses are setQuestion for those in IB...the bank I work at pools its bonus pool and there's a standardized bonus for each bucket, regardless if your group killed it or flopped (read: socialism). Is this methodology consistent at other banks or are there some that give higher bonuses for groups that did better... 2 years 8 months
Networking question - new job opportunityI'm currently at a BB bank but would like to move out to a new group outside of banking. I interned at a F100 company and am meeting with some of the senior people I met or worked with while I was there. What's the best way to ask/broach the issue of job opportunities? I did reject an offer to... 3 years 3 weeks
Levered ETF's for the long runHypothetically, if 401k's and roth iras would let you invest in levered index funds (S... 4 years 8 months
Adivce needed: Latering into BB's ABS group/...I'm looking for some advice related to lateraling into a BB and also the structured credit hf industry. Background: I'm currently an analyst doing trade receivables ABS. What's the process like for latering into a BB's ABS group (doing trade receivables or MBS/CLO/etc...)? I'm... 4 years 11 months
Volunteering while working in IBTo the IB guys already working: Do any of you at the analyst level do volunteer work (charity, hospital, library, etc...) on the weekends? Or is this simply not recommended. Any input would be great. If you do volunteer, what places do you recommend? Thanks!! 5 years 1 week
Percent Profit QuestionWondering what industry practice is regarding this question: I run my own fund with my own money. On Jan 1st I begin with $100 and 6 months later I make $20 profit. I then add in another $100 of my own money (so July 1st I now have $220). In the remaining 6 months of the year I make $50... 5 years 4 months
Online Trading Platform: Interactive BrokersHas anyone used this site before? I'm thinking about switching from Scottrade to this site since it offers lower fees and seems to get better execution prices (based on NBBOs). Here's a link: http://www.interactivebrokers.com/en/main.php Thanks! 5 years 4 months
Good Credit Books to ReadI'm starting a new role doing ABS this coming summer and am curious what kind of literature is out there that I should read (credit related, etc...). Thanks! 5 years 6 months

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Is it safe to leave the office late at night?Most IBs have black cars for analysts to take at night 2 years 3 weeks
Is the mathematics frequently used in IBD or S...IB is just basic math (+,-,/,x). Some of the more mathematically technical IB groups (securitization group in DCM) might use a little more complicated math. 2 years 3 weeks
Top Wall St cars - is this list accurate?Very funny - good chuckle 2 years 3 weeks
Jobs for non-US citizensRealistically it'll be more difficult as not all companies will sponsor you. Is recommend keeping your options open in terms of work...I'd look at both the US and Singapore, this will increase your odds. Especially with Singapore becoming a new financial powerhouse in Southeast Asia this... 2 years 4 weeks
How would you interpret thisDon't over think the situation. Coming from someone who's interviewed candidates and followed up on thank you emails, we basically want to respond and defer tipping you off until HR contacts you. 2 years 4 weeks
Am I making the right decision for undergrad?pm'd 2 years 4 weeks
what happened to apple?[quote=Wreak Peace]They announced an additional 55 billion dollars in stock buybacks[/quote] Right. The idea here is that the market believes investors can generate a better return on the cash being returned than Apple can generate on its cash (typically a company would reinvest most of this... 2 years 4 weeks
Part 1: Investing in Space; The Super ClassIt's a fascinating exploration. I'd encourage you to post a second and third series. NASA already has plans to visit an asteroid by the end of this decade. Something to also consider is "grabbing or capturing" an asteroid that's coming relatively close to earth and having it get locked to our... 2 years 1 month
Did I get dinged? I'd follow up with him, especially since he was interested in meeting you in person (usually you wouldn't reject someone in person if you could do it over the phone). Most likely he got busy and forgot about your email. 2 years 1 month
Listing Real Estate on ResumeI'd list it under interests with a few extra words as a teaser entice them to ask a follow up 2 years 1 month