| Did Joseph Stiglitz mess up this IB interview...I was reading this article from Stiglitz, a famous economist at Columbia, and this part of the article struck me as a bit odd:
"As Apple has shown, it can finance anything it wants to with debt – including paying dividends, another ploy to avoid paying their fair share of taxes. But interest...|| 2 years 6 months|
| Visitors to the office?What's the policy in investment banking for bringing visitors to the office? I remember when I was networking, some contacts would meet me at a neutral location like a coffee shop. But a few analysts or associates or MDs brought me up to the bullpen to chill and talk and possibly meet people. This...|| 2 years 6 months|
| Product group tradeoff?I realize that M...|| 2 years 7 months|
| Networking with Megafund MD/PartnerI'm working at a BB/Elite boutique next year in IB. During the banking recruiting process, I got in touch with an alum who is a MD/Partner at one of the top-top megafunds. This person liked me a lot after meeting me and personally reached out to his contacts at different banks to try to get me...|| 2 years 8 months|
| MBA recruiting and GMATDo top PE firms or MBB consulting firms care about GMAT scores when they're recruiting MBAs? If so, what overall score and quantitative score would be considered impressive and what would be seen as a liability?|| 2 years 8 months|
| Networking vs Headhunters?Unlike banking recruiting, PE funds have headhunters that choose candidates to put on the interview list. That said, how effective are the networking strategies that one might use to break into banking (emailing alumni at PE funds, meeting up for coffee, etc) in a PE recruiting context? Does...|| 2 years 8 months|
| Prep for PE interviews before IB stint?I'm currently a second semester senior with a IB job lined up at a BB/Elite Boutique. I know that it's really tough to find time to practice PE interview stuff while working 100 hour weeks in IB.
Is there anything I could self study before I start in IB that would prepare me for PE interviews...|| 2 years 9 months|
| IB Signing Bonus questionSo WSO conventional wisdom says that, after taxes, the $10k signing bonus for IBD analysts is more like $6k. Are the taxes taken out of the bonus up front or do I pay taxes on it at the end of the year? Also, why is the total tax bill so high on just $10k of income?|| 2 years 10 months|
| More Money Than GodAnyone read this? It covers the history of hedge funds and the stories behind some of the big names. Fantastic book; just finishing it now.|| 2 years 10 months|
| MM to MF after HBSIf one doesn't end up at a megafund after 2 years in investment banking, but rather, ends up at a MM shop for the pre-MBA stint, would it be possible to transition to a megafund after 2 years at HBS or do megafunds only take post-MBA associates that worked at megafunds prior to H/S/W?
My guess...|| 2 years 11 months|