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Old School Anybody ever hear of this site? I've always been a fan of Ben Graham/Warren Buffett value investing and stumbled across this site today. Don't think I'm going to drop $150 for this guy's templates, but I was wondering if anyone heard the word on the blog. Thanks 3 years 11 months
recent grad, current intern, looking for jobJust graduated and am working at an internship through August, hoping to find a full time job for after. Just updated my resume with the new internship, would appreciate any advice. Thanks 4 years 2 weeks
Possible benchmarks to useHey I'm wondering if anyone has an idea about a different benchmark to use when comparing the transaction cost of two different trading strategies. Currently, I'm using a participation weighted price benchmark and comparing the two strategies and their costs to the cost of this benchmark. What are... 4 years 3 months
AlphaSights?Have an interview with a firm called AlphaSights in NYC in about a week. Anyone know anything about the firm (stuff I can't read on the website)? Anyone ever interview with them/know about the process? Thanks for the help. 4 years 4 months
Networking adviceNeed some advice on the best way to proceed given my current situation. I have been in contact with an alum (somewhat of a family friend, guest lecturer in my class a number of times, met with him a couple times outside of school, etc) for about a year now. Sent him my resume and he confirmed that... 4 years 5 months
Quantitative Services GroupAnyone have any info on the Quantitative Research Group in Naperville, IL? Website looks interesting, but I was wondering if anyone had any inside info or personal experience with both working there, the people there or the recruiting process? Appreciate it. 4 years 6 months
Major GPA for double majorI'm majoring in finance and econ and have a 3.3 cumulative GPA. When I calculate my major GPA including finance and econ, it's 3.4, but if I just include finance, it's a more attractive 3.6. Technically, finance is my major and the business school is my home college within the University, I just... 4 years 6 months
Networking helpSo I'm at an awards dinner for the athletic dept of my school (top 50 UG business-type). An alum who was also a co/guest professor (came in every couple weeks to teach) in a trading class last fall was there as well. I happened to do real well in the class and stayed in touch ever since. We start... 4 years 8 months
Resume reviewTake a look at my resume and comment. Much appreciated, thanks. 4 years 10 months
Retake classes?So I'm a rising senior at a top 50 business school, finance and econ major, great ECs, 3.3 gpa. During my career, I have gotten 3 C's, all in easy classes (intermediate macro, financial planning and intro anthropology) all due to skipping class for drinking and girls. I am definitely retaking one... 5 years 2 weeks


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Wedbush Equity Research Modelingbump bump...tangential question: what's Wedbush's rep like? I know it's mostly dependent on the analyst, but any info would help. Seems like they were pretty well-regarded, their wikipedia cites a lot of accolades from '09, '10, '11. But nothing really since, would appreciate anything anyone can... 1 year 6 months
Networking adviceThanks man, well said btw 4 years 5 months
Quantitative Services GroupKnow anything about their recruiting process? Sent resume via website a couple months ago, haven't heard anything...Only information I could find was an August 2007 press release announcing a new analyst class. Does this mean their process starts late? Just want to get some sort of information.... 4 years 5 months
A message for all the 3.0 GPA, going to the bar every night 4 years 9 months
Resume reviewThanks guys 4 years 10 months
What do to before summer trading internship? -...chill on it dude, this is the last true summer vacation month of your life. You're going to be busting your ass from June till August, take a trip somewhere, meet a girl, do anything, be a kid for one more month 5 years 3 months
Favorite Whiskey/Scotchcrown is great on the rocks, not too expensive, and the bag it comes in makes a perfect addition to any golf bag. Wild Turkey is no slouch either 5 years 3 months
Second Major?Econ's not bad either. Especially if you get into econometrics and the real statistical stuff. You can do a lot with an economics degree 5 years 4 months
What does a new assistant trader do on a typical...What kind of hours would an AT work? What about an actual trader? Obviously they're around when the market is open, but how long before and after? 5 years 4 months
Shia LaBeouf Is The Real Dealbullshit he made that much...and how can not ordering within 30 seconds have any impact on whether or not you are a worthy candidate?? 5 years 5 months