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LOCATION CHANGED - WSO Chicago Happy Hour: Weds....Who: Finance professionals and college students of drinking age. What: A WSO Meetup Why: Meet your fellow primates. Where: Emerald Loop, 216 North Wabash (Corner of Wabash... 5 months 1 week
Bank Debt in Brokerage AccountNoob question: Are there any brokerages out there with the capability to trade/settle TLBs into a PA? 8 months 3 days
Headhunter help for long/short creditAll, As the title states, I need some help identifying the headhunters that work with the relatively large-scale credit managers. I have experience helping run distressed, long/short, and CLO money with a high level of autonomy at a $1.5b-ish manager. Im looking to move to a significantly... 10 months 2 weeks
Chicago apartmentsHi guys. Hoping some Chicago guys can lend a hand. I'm gonna be transitioning to a job around Wacker... 1 year 11 months
Looking to sublease in July - ChicagoAnyone out there happen to have a place lined up in Chicago that they wont be using during the month of July? I'm hoping someone will be out-of-town for IBD training, or something like that. I'm moving to Chicago myself and need to find a sublease while I go apartment hunting. PM if... 1 year 11 months
-Nevermind, found the link I was looking for! 2 years 1 month
Starting an LLP for Collective InvestingI have an opportunity to begin investing for a few friends... 2 years 1 month
Shorting pump & dumpsAnyone out there have experience or have good reading material on shorting these smallcap frauds? Is it worth it, or will you get burned more often than not? Ive recently had the pleasure of researching some old pump... 2 years 2 months
Renegging after verbal commit/acceptance I'm already working. Received a decent offer at a firm that I think I could build a career at/from. Have like 5-6 more processes that I'm in the middle of, some of which would be better for me in the long-run. The firm who offered me a job needs an answer soon. Pros/Cons of verbally... 2 years 3 months
GMP SecuritiesCan anyone give some info on these guys? I'll take any info I can get. They are a Canadian bank & have some US operations in NYC. Apparently they are hiring on the FICC side. 2 years 3 months


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Negative bond yields[quote=sillymonkey123]Ehhhhhh. Not sure what all gibberish written above me is about and I don't want to write a long thesis about this. To keep it simple, nominal yields=real yields + inflation expectations. Aside from capital flows due problem in the EU, the market is really saying (1)... 5 days 4 hours
5s/10s curveAssuming these are real bonds (and not just made-up examples), you should be able to find the credit spread curve on a bloomberg terminal. For IG names, sell-side guys often include a curve in their research writeups. 2 weeks 4 days
5s/10s curveNo. They were referring to the issuer's credit spreads on the new 5yr paper vs the new 10yr paper. Implies: market is telling you that the default probability between yrs 5... 2 weeks 4 days
Recommend me a must have book[quote=stockman]I have downloaded a quantitaive risk management book (coleman) and one about M&A. Can anyone recommend me a great book about macro investing/trading?[/quote] But dont expect to learn the ins... 2 weeks 5 days
What platform do you use for your personal trades?Wells Fargo, because I am grandfathered into free trades for life for both my IRA... 3 weeks 3 hours
Time Limit for Staying on Sell Side?Would wait. I am finding it very hard to move from a small no-name fund to the big leagues (part of the problem is my weak academic background and the fact that there are very few funds that do distressed in my geography). Dont let the recruiters stuff you into a shit role. 1 month 1 week
Negative bond yieldsIf you hold swissy 10Y to maturity, you will lose money. Yes, it is actually a negative all-in yield. No, its not relative to a discount rate. You can still make money on this if you think yields go more negative, however. As for why, its due to currency flows. You'll notice that the... 1 month 2 weeks
AMA: HY/Distressed Analyst at NYC based Mid-Sized...[quote=Oreos]Ummmm I'd change your username dude.[/quote] +1 1 month 3 weeks
Leverage and successThis is business wisdom. I just wish I had understood all this stuff earlier or when I was in school. 1 month 3 weeks
Credit Card Arbitrage[quote=theebreadwinner]good luck getting $50K in cash back son, would be gangster if you did it though[/quote] With LendingClub, you can load your account with a credit card - and it counts as a purchase. 1 month 3 weeks