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BAML Says Ballmer Has Overvalued the LA Clippers...Some of you may have seen that a BAML deck related to the proposed sale of the LA Clippers to Steve Ballmer was made public yesterday as a result of the lawsuit questioning if Shelly Sterling is allowed to sell the team. For those who haven't, I attached the deck here. Some interesting... 11 months 2 weeks
Details on Goldman's New Analyst PolicyHaven't seen this posted yet: [quote] As David Solomon discussed at last week’s Americas IBD Townhall, several initiatives are being rolled out over the next few weeks/months that are designed to improve the junior banker experience. We are committed to implementing these initiatives to better... 1 year 7 months
Making birth date private?Patrick, Is there any way you can make it so the birthdate on our profile is private? I'm cool with giving y'all my birthday if y'all want it for demographic purposes, but I'd rather not have it be public because then it's easier to ID people behind their name. 2 years 3 months
2013 Global Macro & Cross-Asset Analysis by...Since some were having trouble with the link I posted in Bonus Bananas, I thought I would just directly attach it to a blog post on WSO. Let me know if you have any trouble with this, and enjoy! 2 years 5 months
What is considered MM?At what point is a fund considered middle market? Is it fund size or portfolio company EV (or both)? I have a feel for what people consider to be megafunds, but I don't have a great idea of where the MM starts. 3 years 1 week
Let's talk cloud.I'll be the first to admit I don't know much about the cloud. However, I've been using Dropbox for a couple months and I like what it has to offer. My question is this: Dropbox obviously only works if the files are in your folder. But what if my computer crashes or my little brother... 3 years 2 months
Zynga Prices Secondary OfferingSo Zynga is offering another 43 million shares at $12 a pop. "The offering, comprised of shares from a group of early investors and executives, will raise about $515.6 million." Thoughts? Just a way for insiders to cash out before the shit hits the fan? 3 years 3 months
Deal on The EconomistMonkeys, Thought I'd drop this tip. If you're a student, you can get a year's subscription to The Economist for just $68.85 (I think retail is $127 online right now.) Go to, the student rate version of The Economist is $76.50 right now. After putting it in your cart, enter... 3 years 4 months
Houlihan Lokey DCGot a first rounder with HLHZ DC coming up for summer analyst. Anyone got any insight into what to expect or the office in particular? I know they do a lot of A&D work. It's for HLHZ's Corporate Finance division. 3 years 5 months
Forum/Hot TopicsAnyone else not having the forum/hot topics load on the side of the screen? 3 years 5 months


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How do you guys deal with negative press about...[quote="UKUndergrad"]Don't you guys think it would be better if we each took a bit of time to explain to these people the truth about the profession? Maybe this is a bit ambitious but we would benefit from better government policy etc if there was a more informed electorate?[/quote] If people... 5 days 8 hours
What is the oldest incoming IB associate you guys...We've got a 31 year old analyst. Military school grad. Seen a few 34-36 year old associates. 3 weeks 2 days
New PC Laptop for 1st year AnalystsAny work you'll be doing will be on a Company-provided device. 1 month 4 hours
Advice on getting into a Charlotte investment...To be honest, I'd try to crush it your first year and transfer to Chapel Hill. Charlotte banks love Chapel Hill grads and I can't say I've seen a ton of UNC-C resumes pop up on team pages. 1 month 1 day
At Least 1 in 4 Harvard Grads Skip Sex In CollegeTop 5 states for Duke's Class of 2017: 1. NC 2. CA 3. NY 4. FL 5. TX Not exactly Southern fratboys. 1 month 3 days
Helpful books/primers on debt for incoming PE...May be a little high level for him but the CS Guide to Leveraged Finance is good. 1 month 1 week
Know Anyone Involved In A Scam?I know one person that does Isagenix - she actually makes bank though. 24 and will clear close to $500K this year apparently. No college degree. 1 month 2 weeks
What to do about a low SAT score?No one is going to check on your SAT score. Don't lie, just don't put it down. 1 month 2 weeks
Overview of Leveraged FinanceTLBs are usually pari with TLAs, not subordinated. 2 months 1 week
MFin at UVA?To clarify, you want to do a 4 year undergrad degree at UVA in something that isn't Commerce, then do the MS in Commerce program? 3 months 1 week