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Love Him or Hate Him, Bill Ackman Now Runs the...Bill's the man. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-06/love-him-or-hate-him-ackman-now-runs-the-world-s-top-hedge-fund.html 7 months 3 weeks
Hedge Fund Case Study - What's Impressed You?I've gotten to the case study stage with two different funds. I have two weeks to do the one I'm working on right now. Quick background on me - I've been at a small hedge fund for two years right out of undergrad and am looking to move on to a value-oriented fund. It was left pretty open... 9 months 1 week
Case StudyI wasn't sure whether to post this here or in job search advice - I've gotten to the case study stage with two different funds. I have two weeks to do the one I'm working on right now. Quick background on me - I've been at a small hedge fund for two years right out of undergrad and am looking to... 9 months 1 week
Are these the new Warren Buffetts?Old article - from 1989. Pretty fascinating how many of these guys turned out to be superstars. http://management.fortune.cnn.com/2012/11/21/new-warren-buffetts/ 1 year 4 months
Ackman Shorting HerbalifeIt's always worth listening when Ackman does something. It's really interesting given the HLF/Einhorn call in May. http://www.businessinsider.com/cnbc-bill-ackman-is-short-herbalife-and-the-stock-is-diving-2012-12 2 years 8 months

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Can you talk about your process when you have a...Can you talk about your process when you have a name you want to drill down on (first steps, etc.)? How do you build your models? I'd be interested in how you build a general edge. Can you talk about any difficulties you've had on the job that aren't talked about as much? Maybe time management... 2 weeks 4 days
I work at a fund where I'm >20 years younger...I work at a fund where I'm >20 years younger than everyone else. I don't socialize outside of the office and my co-workers do. It might just be an age thing. 1 month 3 weeks
Probably around 50-60 hours a week. Probably around 50-60 hours a week. 2 months 2 weeks
This is a great thread. This is a great thread. 2 months 3 weeks
The letter written by the father is heart-...The letter written by the father is heart-breaking. It's absolutely nuts for people to work 100 hour weeks. Totally ridiculous. 2 months 4 weeks
There are plenty of very attractive women in...There are plenty of very attractive women in sales roles at BB banks. There's a serious lack of women on the buy-side in my experience, but every time I've seen a resume dump it's 80-90% men. On the flip side, the handful of women I know at funds are quite good - there's no reason women can't break... 3 months 1 week
I'm sorry about your losses and hope things start...I'm sorry about your losses and hope things start looking up for you. 3 months 3 weeks
I have a friend at Surveyor and he loves it there...I have a friend at Surveyor and he loves it there. He used to work at Millenium and thinks Surveyor is significantly better - but he points out that the experience is often PM-dependent. 6 months 2 weeks
He's enormously charismatic and really brilliant...He's enormously charismatic and really brilliant. I saw him speak at an HBS Investment Conference a couple years back and he was great. 6 months 3 weeks
There's no debate. You're trying to make yourself...There's no debate. You're trying to make yourself feel better about going to a non-target school and creating strawman's in order to have rationale for your misplaced bravado. 6 months 3 weeks