| Question about telecoms -- why the obsession with...First off, I'm not in equities or telecoms or anything related to either of them. However:
Something I have wondered for a while now, is why management and analysts alike seem to have such an obsession with ARPU in the telecom industry.
In every industry I have seen up to now, it is...|| 5 years 1 month|
| Question for telecom analysts -- why the...First off, I'm not in equities, I don't work in anything related to telecoms, and don't claim to know much about the telecoms industry. However:
Something I have wondered for a while now, is why management and analysts alike seem to have such an obsession with ARPU in the telecom...|| 5 years 1 month|
| Base salary numbers for this recruitment season (...Just wondering about the analyst and associate interns from this summer who got offers to return to their BB, what is base pay + signing for those starting full time in 2011?
I'd be interested to hear for both New York and London, whichever info you've got.
Somewhat related: on WSO, when you'...|| 5 years 7 months|
| Toronto / Calgary / Montreal headhunters?Does anyone know some good recruiters for Toronto / Calgary / Montreal? Would consider both sell side and buy side.
Trying to transition to Canada from NY/London. Relatively junior, BB commodities background (front office).
Thanks|| 5 years 11 months|
| Commodities trading and structuring in CanadaI know most big commodities desks are in London and Houston, but I'm trying to get some info on the major commodities groups in Canada (especially Toronto, but also Calgary, Vancouver, Montreal and even Winnipeg if applicable).
Who has major trading operations where? Same question for commodity...|| 6 years 6 months|
| Personal account -- getting on the share registerHi this is a question for those of you running personal accounts on the side.
At the moment all I want to do is buy a certain company's stock, and hold it for the forseeable future (long term). However I want to be sure that I am on the company's share register. Is this possible through a...|| 7 years 4 months|
| Salespeople who refer to themselves as investment...I'd like to clarify this once and for all.
Somebody works as an equity salesperson at an investment bank, and refers to herself as an investment banker. Is this accurate? Totally wrong? Misleading but not completely inaccurate? I had always thought this term refers specifically to IBD/M...|| 7 years 9 months|
| What is a desk strategist? Or trading strategist?Just wondering what these positions actually entail. From what I can see it looks like the same thing as research, but just wanted to know what others think the following titles mean, and if there's any difference between them.
-commodity trading strategist
-options and...|| 7 years 10 months|
| How do bonuses actually work?Noob questions:
So I was just wondering, how many times per year does a BB typically pay bonuses?
And also, what proportions of the bonus at mid-bucket analyst level are typically cash, versus stock that can't be sold for x years?|| 7 years 10 months|
| Coming to AmericaSo I'm going to NYC for training and just wondering how the ATMs and in-store debit systems work in the US.
1. Are you charged for using an ATM that is not owned by your home bank? If so, how much? I know the atms in nightclubs always rip you off but what about the major banks ATMs?
2....|| 7 years 11 months|