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Gray Fox AMAMod Note (Andy) - this AMA originally went up last August but Gray Fox wrote and said he could still answer questions I've posted here for about five years, but with much less frequency the past year and a half. @xqtrack" @Kenny_Powers_CFA" @BlackHat" and others did similar threads. Earnings... 71 1 month 4 weeks
Tiger CubsI wanted to ping the WSO community and see if there are any users here that are analysts in the Tiger Cub network and would offer some insights. I work for a L/S fund with a value focus and our analysts have very little interaction with other funds. We spend essentially all of our time in SEC... 7 2 years 10 months
Baupost LetterDoes anybody have a copy? I'm sure this has been brought up before, but thought I would bring it back up. I'm willing to trade a copy of all my notes from Ira Sohn (fair warning they are hand written). 9 3 years 2 months
Back Office CFA???I saw this headline on the bottom of my bloomberg today in the area that just keeps scrolling news, and I thought it was a spoof from some website like Dealbreaker, but its real. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324081704578231453741714208.html?mod=googlenews_wsj http://www.... 13 3 years 3 months
HBS Case Study on Hayman Capital and JapanCredit to Zero Hedge for posting this - a great read. http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/94194593?access_key=key-2nh7d3g9sfvk2slzcwfi 6 3 years 11 months

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The only thing I would say here is that if...The only thing I would say here is that if someone is new to squats, dead lifts, or power cleans, that they should consider investing the time in getting a personal trainer to teach them proper technique. It will more than pay for itself in terms of injury prevention and better results. I grew up... 98 2 weeks 4 days
Also, I've never met a single person at a hedge...Also, I've never met a single person at a hedge fund conference, CFA event, idea dinner, etc that has done this thing, let alone found a job through it. 61 4 weeks 13 hours
GoodBread: Snow: I've paid for the education...[quote=GoodBread] Snow: I've paid for the education and it's nothing I expected. I used to look into day trading and all that crap beforehand. This is so much better then that. It actually teaches you portfolio management and long term wealth growth. The idea is to replicate hedge fund... 61 4 weeks 13 hours
Take the offer, and that's coming from a guy at a...Take the offer, and that's coming from a guy at a value fund. -Spots at the best long-term value shops open up very rarely. Even if you are a stud there might be 6 1 month 4 hours
TwoThrones: How was it fighting Snake on a...[quote="TwoThrones"]How was it fighting Snake on a minefield? And then becoming a cyborg ninja?[/quote] After Zanzibar, I was taken from the battle, neither truly alive, nor truly dead, an undying shadow in a world of lights. Snake was one of my few friends in the world. 71 1 month 2 weeks
risenshine: How valuable do you think a PhD in...[quote="risenshine"]How valuable do you think a PhD in finance would be for getting a job in hedge fund?[/quote] This would be more in a quant field so I have no idea. I’m not sure how quants funds view PhDs vs master degrees and career experience. Maybe if you were a Biochem PhD and did work... 71 1 month 2 weeks
I'm skeptical all of these replies involve...I'm skeptical all of these replies involve personally knowing the people mentioned. I've met a lot of HF founders but would say I only really know the ones that sign my paychecks. 28 1 month 2 weeks
I did this when I started working, days during...I did this when I started working, days during earnings season looked like this. Work: 6:30AM - 6:30 PM, take a 30 minute coffee/snack/walk break CFA Study 7-9 Gym 9-10 10-12: shower, food, crush a beer or two, sleep Outside of earnings season I could sleep more and was working more like... 45 1 month 4 weeks
I've been at a large, l/s equity fund for a while...I’ve been at a large, l/s equity fund for a while. I took the GMAT, did a lot of due diligence on H/S/W/Columbia, talked to my boss about it, and ultimately decided to stay put. Based on that and the people I’ve talked to that have gone to these programs, HBS is the way to go here. Stanford is... 15 2 months 2 weeks
I looked at the process in depth and spoke to a...I looked at the process in depth and spoke to a lot of people after four years at a hedge fund (went straight to buy-side). I had a higher GMAT/lower GPA but overall a similar profile. I ultimately decided not to go to business school. These were my quick anecdotes. -A given level of PE... 7 3 months 1 week
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