| CFA vs CAIA vs FRM for Project Finance /...Currently weighing up the alternatives and have a bit of spare time on my hands. Background: already have a M.Fin and a Chartered Accountant certification, current role is in credit risk / transaction execution for a global IB, in particular doing cross-border secured lending to mining companies in...|| 1 year 2 months|
| How various professionals see the worldRecently I was having a conversion with a buddy who just started a grad job at a large insurance underwriter here in Zurich. He was saying how his perception of the world is changing now that the underlying structure of the global economy is gradually revealing itself to him through his work. He...|| 1 year 7 months|
| Anyone here a member of A Small World? Should I...So I have an invite to ASW which is about to expire and I'm not sure if the EUR80 subscription fee is really worth it. I do like the idea of being able to travel to places to meet up with people and go to events since I live in Zurich and travel Europe pretty regularly. Is ASW good for that? Or is...|| 1 year 11 months|
| Critique your boss with extreme care!A colleague in my team was recently made redundant due to so called "structural changes". The announcement came as a total shock to all of us since she was shouldering a ton of the boring administrative work that no-one else wanted to do, and she was fairly good at managing it all. Our team is...|| 2 years 1 month|
| Rutgers University offers course studying BeyonceI couldn't believe this trash when I saw it. If ever there was a shining example of the rotting standards of the US education system, it would have to be this. I'm sorry, but there is NOTHING to be gained from studying Beyonce at college.
"Kevin Allred, a doctoral student who is teaching the...|| 2 years 2 months|
| Left-hand MousingHere's a little productivity hack for you monkeys. It's probably been raised on WSO before but wth. A bit of background - I work as an analyst at a boutique shop in Zurich. The vast vast majority of my waking hours are spent in front of a computer cranking models and reports (oh joy!). As much as I...|| 2 years 3 months|
| Dr Meth Anyone else here addicted to this shit? Seriously, I can't help myself wanting to employ more dealers and cooks so I can buy my very own China. LOL
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| Which city is the capital of the world?An interesting hypothetical came up in discussions at work today.. which city would be considered the capital of the world? I bet most monkeys here would be biased toward saying NYC is the world's capital, but let's not forget a capital city is by no means defined as being the largest or most...|| 2 years 10 months|
| Formatting financial ratios with 'xs'How do you guys format financial ratios in a report? Do you use for e.g. "1.51x" or "1.51xs"?
I need to settle this once and for all. An associate at my bank keeps correcting my reports with useless changes, the most annoying being adding an 's' to the end of every financial ratio quoted. Not...|| 2 years 11 months|
| Zurich vs RelationshipWondering whether WSO shed some insight into my current dilemma. I have recently been offered a job in the mining finance team in Zurich with my existing employer. My background is asset finance primarily risk mgmt with 2 years experience having started on a grad program at a top tier in Sydney....|| 3 years 5 months|