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OK to use old schweser materials to study?Hey guys, I'm writing the CFA L1 in December and I have access to complete schweser materials from 2011. Is that ok to use? I can't imagine any drastic changes year to year. 1 year 9 months
anyone know when citi IB deadline is?for North America? 1 year 9 months
Haven't spoken to alumni for a while - ok to...I spoke to an alumni last year but haven't contacted him since. I'm hesitant to ask him for a referral on an application because It seems very obnoxious and obvious as to what I am doing. At the very least, can i reference him in my cover letter as someone I spoke to? 1 year 9 months
Informational Interview Conducted Via Email?I got in touch with an MD at a BB, he says he would've met up but hes currently moving to another city, and to email him any questions I have for advice. Whats the best way to approach this? Should I push for a phone call? 1 year 11 months
state street email format changed?Hi, i'm trying to get in touch with a contact, but the tradition format of [email protected] does not work. Any ideas on whether it's changed? 1 year 11 months
Need advice3 weeks ago I got in touch with an alumnus, we got to talking and he couldn't help me out much but did offer to put his name down as an employee referral when spots did open. Well a few days later there was an online posting for an analyst position, I applied and put him down as the referral which... 1 year 11 months
Best way to let a contact know I applied for an...I have a contact with hiring discretion/jurisdiction. We've been speaking for a while and he said to watch the online job listing as positions are coming very soon and online apps are a formality. So I applied online but I want to let him 'know' that I applied so my name is on his radar. Should... 2 years 1 week
Is a boutique IB internship worth anything at all?Last summer I interned at a boutique IB and actually got to work on deals, helped draft a CIM, did market research, etc. Thought the experience would be enough to shoehorn into a full time IB position but I didn't even get one OCR interview! Planning to pound the pavement again I guess, another... 2 years 3 weeks
middle office interview at fixed income fundHi guys, I'm doing a second round interview for a middle office position and I was just wondering what sort of questions to expect? The first round was all fit, but this second round will be a 2 on 1 (a portfolio manager + firm CFO will be interviewing me) what can I expect? 2 years 1 month
Best way to learn to use bloomberg?Besides on the job experience, anyone have tips on how to get proficient at bloomberg (particularly fixed income section)? i did that certification test and it was useless. Would love to hear about anything in a 'crash course' format too if it exists 2 years 1 month


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How different is Capital Markets interviews vis-a...At a guess - less emphasis on modeling questions, more on markets (know recent trends and why they matter), macroeconomic trends, 1 year 9 months
"Value an airport" or "value a...For the mine, you use a NAV model where everything flows from the reserves. You also have to project commodity prices, and differentiate b/w speculative/actual reserves. Use multiples like EV/EBITDAX or P/NAV, P/MFCE. Mines dont tend to use much debt as their cash flows are so variable, so wacc may... 1 year 9 months
Best way to ask alums for referral?Ask them to send their resume so you can gauge their worth before vouching? 1 year 9 months
6 months - 1 year expApply anyways. 2 years 1 month
How many people on WSO actually "make it...We're all gonna make it brahs 2 years 1 month
Basic Guide Ramping Up On A Company With Public...great stuff 2 years 1 month
If You Won The Lottery, What Would You Do?but then who will watch the 2nd lawyer? 2 years 1 month
If You Won The Lottery, What Would You Do?1.don't tell anyone... 2 years 1 month
If you could have dinner with anyone, dead or...leonardo da vinci, genghis khan, srinivasa ramanujan, socrates, nikola tesla 2 years 1 month
Why EBITDA instead of Net IncomeEBITDA is independent of capital structure and thus allows better comparison across firms 2 years 1 month