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+143 Unironically - ER is a paradise404mo
+92 Once and for all, is the CFA still worth it?622mo
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+70 Dickthesellsider's Equity Research Career Advice Package117mo
+59 How to recover from this?3410mo
+56 Equity Research Coverage Analyst, Taking Questions3111mo
+50 Why does everyone want buy-side?141mo
+45 How to pick your next sell-side research job86mo
+42 Network (In)to The Sell-side - How to Source Job Leads and Charm the Interviewer311mo
+40 ER Compensation 2022/2023642d
+39 How much slack do you have in your day?332mo
+36 Hybrid/WFH Gigs in ER165mo
+34 Is tech a good coverage sector to start out in research?126mo
+34 Recently promoted to analyst from associate, but I feel lost and don’t know what I’m doing. 63mo
+32 Worth it to finish medical school or take an ER job?282mo
+30 How will sell-side equity research deliver value in the future?136h
+28 How to Thrive on Your Research Internship88mo
+27 Advice (UK) 127mo
+26 ER graduate/AN1 comp in London214w
+25 Wolfe Research Reputation169mo
+25 Myths of Sell Side Research36mo
+25 RE: Need help.173w
+24 Thoughts on “desirable” sectors?46mo
+22 Quitting at worst possible time for team216mo
+22 How fast to ramp on entire coverage universe?53mo
+21 What do I do — Intern in ER86mo
+20 "If you had $1mn, how would you invest it?" (2022 version)83mo
+20 WHICH EQUITY RESEARCH SECTOR IS BEST?101mo
+19 Equity Research Comp?193mo
+19 ED Networking call 30 mins, ER LONDON HELP!81mo
+19 Entry Level Equity Research Positions 151mo
+19 Equity Research Analyst (NO UNDERGRAD) --> IBD?231w
+18 Would You Reply?1011mo
+18 How do you filter your news?69mo
+18 Mobility options from Australia21w
+17 Writing research reports as a novice 62mo
+17 Thoughts on Berenberg111mo
+17 Take a job I have on the table or wait for a better…72mo
+16 Equity Analyst Sector: Oil Gas and Commodity, Thoughts?810mo
+16 Q&A: Sharing my move from MM ER associate to BB IB analyst 46mo
+16 Investment Banking Analyst to Equity Research Associate?131mo
+16 How to prepare for a buyside ER Internship?91mo
+15 This article help us understand operating leverage, financial leverage, combined leverage, beta, risk free rate of return and better source of financing i.e debt or equity09mo
+15 Thinking of moving job. Is it the right time?27mo
+15 Getting an interview from networking call67mo
+15 Does prestige of your bank matter for ER?105mo
+15 How to get into ER?56mo
+15 Deleted post56mo
+15 Feedback on Stock-Pitch.15mo
+14 Help for career decision: stay in corporate banking or switch to ER?310mo
+14 First round interview - What to expect?410mo
+14 Susquehanna SIG internship - likelihood of full time offer?71mo
+14 Resume assistance greatly appreciated26mo
+14 Upcoming ER Interviews65mo
+14 Medical Student Trying to Break into IB - Have Meeting with a Managing Director at an Elite Boutique93mo
+14 Equity Research or Credit Research42mo
+13 Getting into ER410mo
+13 Biotech ER associate salary 119mo
+13 personal notes & onenote210mo
+13 Experienced Assoc/Senior Associate Comp?49mo
+13 Webinar - Crushing The Sell-side Research Internship This Summer19mo
+13 MBB --> MBA --> Equity research78mo
+13 Starting in BB SS ER soon - what to know?114mo
+13 Is it still possible to break into equity research after graduation?31mo
+12 Share my ESG Investing exam preparation experience36mo
+12 Help: Overstressed and Unsure (FINAL INTERVIEW)310mo
+12 Quitting - Do you let your bank know where you’re going310mo
+12 Is it worth it leaving a top ii team? 89mo
+12 Intensely Focused News Sources(??)18mo
+12 Breaking into equity research17mo
+12 Is ER layoff coming?157mo
+12 Series 7 Sponsorship15mo
+12 Buyside Small Cap ER124mo
+12 Studying How Financial Statements Interconnect - Why Does 10k Not Reconcile?44mo
+12 Role of equity research in IPOs53w
+11 Former med student who didn’t finish degree transitioning to equity research should I do mba411mo
+11 Journalism background in Equity Research?410mo
+11 Sell Side ER Contact Etiquette19mo
+11 What is an equalweight or “neutral” rating 19mo
+11 Deciding between ER internship at a boutique and Ops internship at a BB29mo
+11 Equity Research Interview / Modeling, Writing Test Preparation18mo
+11 How do sell-side firms forecast revenue for DCF?105mo
+11 Is there a cause for concern?55mo
+11 How long does it take to hire a new associate?22mo
+11 Leveraging CFA into an ER position (in Europe)22mo
+11 Advice & Feedback Needed to Break into Equity Research22mo
+11 Working hours in London41mo
+11 Areas of ER that are more data intensive?131mo
+11 Should I quit after 2 month124d
+10 Which weekly Business Magazine covers companies411mo
+10 Designing an interview process510mo
+10 Energy Equity Research31mo
+10 [UK] - Big 4 Audit to ER questions79mo
+10 Operations at Morgan Stanley or Equity Research at MM for Summer Internship?158mo
+10 How to answer mid/long-term career goals question in SS ER interview?19mo
+10 MS Equity Research108mo
+10 Is ER having trouble hiring?47mo
+10 Equity Research Comp? 67mo
+10 WM Equity Research26mo
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