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Difference between CFA materials and SchweserCan anyone tell me what is the physical difference between the CFA materials and study notes such as Schweser (ie. how many books, how many pages). I was looking for info about level II materials but I guess it should be more or less the same for the other levels. Thanks 2 years 3 weeks
Compensation info for non-US companyCan't add compensation info for non-US company, it keeps asking for State. 3 years 3 months
London RiotsWhat's your view on the current situation in London? What are the possible solutions for this problem? Could it happen in your city? 3 years 11 months
Website of the momentWebsite of the moment 5 years 1 month
Rimowa - Aluminium or PolyurethaneFor those who have Rimowa carry one luggage: which one do you think is best in terms of the height resistance binomium? 5 years 1 month
Solution to rating agencies problemI have given this some thought and I finally believe to have arrived at simple solution for the conflicts of interests arising from rhe fact that the ratees pay the raiter to be rated. If the rating agencies where liable for their ratings (in case the rating given was proven completly wrong, say... 5 years 2 months


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Projecting non-controlling interestAre you projecting the IS for the subsidiary? If so just apply the % not held by the company to the net income of the subsidiary. Else, you could project it as a % of sales or a % of net income. In the the BS it basically shows outside of shareholders equity but still as a component of equity and... 10 months 2 weeks
What kind of IBD do you hedge fund guys like to...I prefer to hire people with IBD experience since I need them to be able to do a valuation model when needed, get info out of Bloomberg and prepare some nice slides, as well as being able to understand a company financials. Since we are a generalist fund I tend to prefer generalists, but as long as... 1 year 11 months
Cheap Alternatives to Bloomberg?XLQ is a nice tool to get historical price data in excel 2 years 1 week
Why does a DCF not consider a firm's assets?If those are non operating assets (ie. non contributing to the cash flow generation) I would add their value to the EV 2 years 1 week
Difference between CFA materials and SchweserThanks for the all answers guys. [quote=trailmix8]go to there are giant threads regarding this topic[/quote] Thanks trailmix8, I have been there but couldn't find specifically what I was looking for; there were a lot of posts about the quality of materials and best strategies... 2 years 3 weeks
(repost) please help me decide on this online...If you are in Europe I suggested SaxoBank 2 years 3 weeks
Secured a meeting/interview... then they ask to...I would probably go with number two but tell him that you have now learned your lesson and are definitively focus on improving your GPA for the rest of your course. Spinning is just that; find the edge in your story that makes it all seem good, for example: I really needed the cash from my part... 2 years 1 month
Secured a meeting/interview... then they ask to...[quote=moles]Thanks for your response. Do you think it really will be unavoidable? Perhaps if they like me during the interview, they won't ask for it again?[/quote] Yes, even if they forget to ask for it during the interview they will contact you later to get it. You don't want that to happen... 2 years 1 month
Secured a meeting/interview... then they ask to...I would take it, you would only be delaying the unavoidable (you will have to show them your transcript sooner or later). That said it is all about how well you can spin it: maybe you didn't get great grades because you were managing your own portfolio or teaching young kinds or some other stuff... 2 years 1 month
7 Things I've Learned About Being A Manager[quote=mikesswimn] When a minion screws up, that is your responsibility. You're the one who didn't catch their mistake and the final work product is ultimately your responsibility. Take the blame. It's your fault anyways. It's you who needs to figure out how to avoid these mistakes in the... 2 years 1 month