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Anyone worried about getting laid off?

SomePleb

Title says it all. Would be interesting to get a poll going including firm size (bb/<abbr title="middle market">mm</abbr>/etc) and sector.

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I'm a Senior Sell-Side Research Associate, AMA

Street Smart

Quick Bio: I'm in sell-side research and have been for 4+ years now covering the same sector. Prior to research I did a few years in a finance-related role that was moderately applicable to my current role. For the people who care, I went to what would be labeled a "non-target"...

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I was in Equities Research for 10 years in Asia – Ask Me Anything

bankingtostartup

Just some brief background about myself. I started in Australia working as an Actuarial Analyst and moved to Hong Kong just before the Financial Crisis. My first job at an Investment Bank was at a Bulge Bracket doing Data Management for their Equities Research Department. Eventually, I got...

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HK/China Importing US Monetary Policy

wso2010

With HK pegging the HKD (and China with the Yuan) to the USD, many say that they are effectively importing US monetary policy. I understand that as the economy heats up, so should their currency, thus making it more expensive for countries to buy from them, therefore slowing down the economy natural...

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Should I Buy THIS!??!?!?!?!

tradingonwheels

Hi everyone the girl on the write side of my screen says that OBJE is "HOT"ER than her and she's real hot so should I buy it or what???...

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Happy Thoughts: Post-CFA Plans

Suit Up

Hey, What are you other CFA prisoners planning on doing after June 4th? I just finished going through Books 1-3 for the second time, and want to dream big. 1. Drink myself blind. 2. Have hot dates with actual people. 3. Hang out with whatever friends I have left. 4. Attend a wedding. Bust out ...

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Final Interview

golfer23

I have a final round interview coming up with an equity research firm and I really want the job. It's really interesting coverage and seems like a great place to work. Interviewing actually for this round with the same people I had interviewed with before...any ideas of what to expect the second ti...

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When do associates' names get printed in report?

Mei

Hi, I have been an associate for 1.5 years in equity research. I would like to get some advice in 3 areas. Firstly, when do associates' names get printed on reports? Secondly, what are the SEC rules/ US rules about acknowledging persons who have contributed to research reports? Lastly, I am help...

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When do associate analysts get credited in reports?

Mei

Hi, I have been an associate for 1.5 years in equity research. I would like to get some advice in 3 areas. Firstly, when do associates' names get printed on reports? Secondly, what are the SEC rules/ US rules about acknowledging persons who have contributed to research reports? Lastly, I am ...

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Economics Research vs Emerging Mkts Research vs Equity Research

PIGS

Hi all, for someone who has been in academia for some time, I am exploring the realm of research to see if its for me. Could someone give me some +ve and -ves working in Economics Research vs Emerging Mkts Research vs Equity Research. Does it only depend on which interests you? From what I know ...

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EQ/IB pharma background - Graduating in 2013

sha.pat12

I'm currently a second year pharmacy student, graduating in 2013, and I am very interested in having a career start as an equity researcher and after getting my MBA, moving onto IB. I've interned at UBS PWM this semester, but have had no luck getting a summer internship in either IB or research in t...

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Fresh from school

halftime123

Hi everyone, I've been following the forums for a while since I've been in school. Now that I've graduated, Ive got a question about a job in equity research. What is it like working in a private bank doing ER? How different is it from ER in a BB? Would it be a good starting point for a career as ...

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global bond funds

redng

Under initial screening through morningstar category world bond, I came up with possible choices. Putnam's Global Income Trust (PGGIX), DWS Global Bond Fund (SZGAX), MFS Global Bond Fund (MGBAX), and Dreyfus International Bond Fund (DIBAX). My question is how am I supposed to find the differences ...

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First people in the office

mopman

Are ER analysts and associates always the firsts ones in the office every morning? If so, what time? It seems that they have to prep before briefing traders and obviously that has to be done well before market hours...

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About Modeling Skill

Docle.G

As an associate, what kind of modeling skills is required? VBA, Crystal ball, C++ or just Excel is fine. Also what kind of modeling? FCF, Pro Forma, Stimulating analysis? Is there anything else? When talking about updating models everyday, what kind of model is it? Why update everyday? Thanks!!...

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How much stock research experience needed for ER Associate?

Docle.G

I found a lot of interview questions for ER Associate are like the methodology of your investment and describing a stock you have covered. Actually, I don't have such work experiences but industry and macro economy research experiences. Does ER Associate requires that you have invested in stock mk...

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ER Internship Advice

thepuh

How would I go about getting an ER internship my fresh. year? Just cold emailing/ calling MMs/ Boutiques and hoping ot get lucky, are the chances really slim? When is it too late to start sending out emails for the summer? Is ER out of the question for a fresh. and if so is PWM the only option, I...

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Dropping a subscription

Ray Finkle

What do I drop? American banker, IBD, or FT? Just don't have time to read them all anymore. I am keeping WSJ and Barron's no matter what but think one of those three need to go. They are also more expensive. Or I could drop 2 and get an II subscription? What u think?...

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"Reach out to us" after superday HELP

2011grad

Strangest thing EVER: I recently had a superday and thought it went fairly well until the head of the desk told me to reach out to them in a week. I have never been told to call to inquire about the status of my application and frankly found it kind of awkward considering HR usually calls to tell y...

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How I know I am a nerd, I am excited about my new HP 12-c

Ray Finkle

I have hear rave reviews of the HP12-C, so I picked one up this weekend from J&R. Man oh man, the reverse polish notation takes some getting used to but all in: it's amazing. I will miss the BAII plus but it is getting retired to home office use only and being replaced in my everyday lineup with t...

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II Rankings for MS

fourgettable22

Hey, I was wondering if anyone would be able to tell the who the ranked ER analysts for MS are since on the II website I can only see the first team. I would just like to know which areas are strongest for them and don't want to pay the $500 for a 1 year subscription. Thanks if you can help....

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Company visit questions - Recently started career in boutique

Jose Marino

Hi guys, I recently started my career in ER in a boutique and my boss said he has arranged a company visit to a "personal care and foods/drinks products company". He then asked me to prepare some SMART questions for the company to help us get a better idea of their upcoming financial performance. T...

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Economic outlook

JS23

What is your economic outlook for the remainder of 2011 into 2012...

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healthcare vs consumer goods

lifesgreatmystery

which industry would you rather compare and why? my chief reason is: something basic like consumer goods is easiest to learn but healthcare has the fastest growth (for the future), though it is much harder to grasp thanks for the input...

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Covering the Financials Sector

DCFwacc

Does anyone here cover the Financial Services sector in research? If so, how do you like it? It seems as though it would require skills/knowledge that are fairly unique and not quite transferable to other sectors. Would you say this is the case? If you take a job covering Financials are you likely...

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An end of an era

Ray Finkle

Kind of a sad day for me, the day David Rosenberg's daily piece, "Breakfast With Dave" becomes subscription/pay. I have been a disciple of Dave and his piece for a while now and am undecided about whether I will continue with the paying subscription ($1000/year). He definitely helped transform my ...

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Stock Analysts on CNBC

southernstunna

I'm talking about when a company announces earnings and the analysts come on to talk about whether or not they beat expectations. Would this be considered part of equity research?...

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TJX Stock Split

al865149

Anyone follow TJX? I have been watching it for a little while and am wondering what people think regarding the possibility of a split soon. Historically it has split around the $40 mark. Closed yesterday over $49. Seems to be a sector outperformer in terms of profits, margins, inventory, etc... Thou...

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A list of ratio's?

doctortt

Hey ER Gurus, I was told that you must know those financial ratios cold when you go to an ER interview. Does anyone have a list of ratios that I must know? Please shed some light on this. Thanks ...

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Can I get fired if my boss found out that I applied for another job?

michalhachto

I've been working at a sell-side research as an ER associate at an MM IB for 7-8 months and I found out about a buy-side analyst position that I applied for abt 2 weeks ago that basically offers better pay and less hours. Now I don't think that I'm going to get the position, but I've recently found...

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Calculate monthly returns

statics

Hey, I don't know whether this question is appropriate here but I don't know where else to go so please help me! ;-( I have a really important (dumb) question that is driving me creazy. On, for example CNBC, the stock return of ING Group NV is: 5 day return = 6.87% 1 Mo return = 6.17% 3 Mo return ...

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MFS Internship vs GE FMP

jwow101

As a sophomore, what would look better to an equity management firm like Fidelity or Wellington for when I apply for junior internships. A summer internship at MFS Investments working with a team that helps portfolio managers organize and present their strategy's and holdings to clients. Or a summ...

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Will XBRL filings really provide value?

fpna

As we get ready to tag our financials for 2011, I wonder if the SEC's initiative will really help the analyst and investor community. A quote from a CFO.com article from a few years ago: "If more companies filed SEC documents using XBRL, analysts would be able to spend less time on data collection...

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ER for non-finance

unknown4ever

Hey Guys, how realistic is it for a non-finance major to land an ER position out of college ? I'm a science student from a semi-target school and currently a junior. This summer i will be working as a intern at a VC, so w/o an ER summer research position, is it realistically possible? Just like an...

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BB Salary (London)

kazabu

Does anyone have any figures for the typical salaries BB's pay their researchers? At analyst level and beyond. Google is giving me inconsistent results. Thanks...

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BB Training Program

11wallst

Hello everyone, I was just curious if I were to take a first year associate role at a boutique bank, would I be able to apply to the training programs at a BB for next year? My concern is that my analyst is not very well known, and I would really like to get the training that the BB’s offer. ...

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Morgan Joseph Target Schools

jaguar

Ever since I was 8, it's always been my dream to get an equity research job at Morgan Joseph. Which schools do they generally recruit at? Where would I have the best chance at? Thanks in advance....

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Post-MBA Buyside ER at long only funds

ibd28

I am currently in business school and looking at doing a summer internship at a long-only mutual fund as a research analyst. Prior to school, I did banking and PE. I know there are numerous posts concerning this broadly, but am interested in a few aspects specific to my situation: 1) What are the ...

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Dollar Collapse or Commodity Bubble?

lekimbap

This is a question for all you equity analysts. Obviously this isn't a direct equiy research question but should be in the mind of equity analysts because its implications on the direction of the equity markets. But I was wondering what your opinions are on the supposed dollar collapse? All the inf...

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How do Institutional Sales guys get paid across the Street?

Bruce Buffman

What's up guys? New to WSO and am looking for a little help. I just had my 2nd interview for an Institutional Sales position in the Research Sales Division. They told me that I would receive a salary but to get a bonus, I would need to "cover my draw". Assuming I made $100k and my commission ra...

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Whining

mopman

Just whining a bit. I applied to an ER associate position within my specialty and got feedback about a week later. They want my grades, GRE, and even SAT scores. I've been out of college ten years and have a PhD in the field they're looking for. Maybe it's arrogant to think so, but really...stand...

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Good investment?

aruubato

http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=CCME So I'm looking at a Chinese advertising company that went public through a reverse merger. The company is Nasdaq-listed, but doesn't have analyst coverage from any major banks. The only firms that seem to follow it are Global Hunter Securities, Muddy Waters Researc...

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What is this job? Can someone take a look for me

doctortt

Hi, I want to apply for this internship that's posted on my school's website, but I have no idea what this job is about. Can someone take a look at it for me? Thank you Responsibility for monitoring economic and market data, both domestic and international, to identify broader macro and sector spec...

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Stock Market & Business

Confidence

I'm looking to start learning how to invest in the stock market effectively to make money with the least risk. I want to understand how the stock market works. I've played on MMOs such as World of Warcraft which virtually simulate an economy of making investments in items by buying low and selling h...

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Lateralling within ER

Dank Nugs

It was recently communicated to me that I would not be receiving a raise in base (salary freeze) following a very disappointing bonus. I was already paid 10k below street IMO so this leaves me 20K below street and well below street bonus. FYI, I work for a highly regarded MM/boutique. I'm pre MBA so...

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Best IM firms to work for

jwow101

I've heard Wellington is pretty good. List the best ones to work for and say why (hours/pay/prestige/etc)...

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How much to equity analysts work?

jwow101

I'd like to do equity research for an IM firm. How much do you usually make (starting, mid career, ending)? How are the hours compared to IB etc? How much per week? Very much weekend work? Thanks!...

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Career change to equity research field

Be4chst

Hi all, I've been read this blog for a long time and have finally to make a post of my own. I'm currently working in the mortgage business as an underwriter and trying to make a career change in equity research. Equity research has been my passion but graduating college in 2009 was not the best tim...

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Best ER firm?

hannah29

thoughts?...

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ER internship

11wallst

Hello everyone I am graduating my undergrad this spring from a top public school west of the Mississippi. I managed to secure a paid ER internship over the summer from a NY BB, with the option to roll over the internship into the fall and spring. Equity Research has always been the field I want to...

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BMO Capital Markets Interview- ER

YoungHedge

I have an interview with BMO Capital Markets for an equity research position. Has anyone here interviewed with them before and have any recommendations for the best way to prepare? What type of technical questions will I be asked? Any advice would be greatly appreciated....

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Is my all in comp low?

blueanalyst

I am a 1st year analyst at an independent research shop working for one of the top revenue generating teams. Though we have an office in NYC, our headquarters is located elsewhere in the Midwest (not CHI) My base pay is $40K w/ a bonus of what is supposed to be $10-15K 2x per year. My first bonus...

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Close enough to ER to benefit?

PlanesTrainsTrucksAndBoats

Summary Description: The Market Intelligence (MI) Intern plays a critical role in the development of the company's market analysis and strategy. The MI Intern will support the development of market and competitive intelligence around the company's current and emerging solutions and markets by helpin...

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CFA or CPA for Equity Research and Value/Distressed Hedge Funds

Al Bundy

Hi, I was wondering whether a CFA or CPA would be better for someone looking to go from ER to Value or Distressed-Driven Hedge Funds? Also, just generally speaking, will I need to get an MBA to do hedge funds/ER, or will CFAs + a good rep generally suffice?...

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How to make money off of oil

Young N Hungryy

So what do you think about straddling oil. I figure if they tap the reserves then oil prices will go down.. and if they don't prices will go up. Its a win win. If oil goes down, I am buying as much as I can and holding onto it.. because you know long term this thing is going to soar....

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ER vs. Risk Mgmt

drnoeyedea

Long term goal is to be in HF, perhaps portfolio mgmt. or PE Short term goal is to be in IBD. Currently a junior going for a summer intern position. Recruiting season is coming to a close for me. I am at target Ivy (harvard/Wharton, one of those two) What should I take this summer: equity research...

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Compliance... do they generally monitor bloomberg msgs?

Bodhis

Anyone have any knowledge of this? Thx in advance....

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Equity research hours in Toronto

prospectivecdnER

I'm looking to switch from industry to equity research in Toronto. Can anyone give me a rough idea what hours the "typical" research associate works once they have got up to speed (this is only for Toronto)? I've heard materially varying accounts (and this very well could be the case across Bay S...

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NYSSA Investment Research Challenge

AgainstAllOdds

I wanted to know what people thought of the NYSSA Investment Research Challenge. I would like to participate in it in the future and was wondering what skills/knowledge are necessary to excel in such a competition and in equity research in general. ...

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Entry Level Qualifications

Grizzzster

How Important is a Series 7 or other lower level certifications to landing a junior sell-side Equity Research position?...

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Boutique / Research Shops

mr_gondola

What is the general opinion of boutique research shops vs. BB EQ shops? Didn't have much luck with the big banks on EQ Research, and I'm wondering how a place like TAG is viewed by the industry? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, mr_g...

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Research Stub Bonuses

monkeyd00d

Does anyone have any insight on what stub bonuses are for research divisions at the major BBs? This is for 1st year analysts just out of undergrad that receive a stub bonus 6 months after starting. Pretty sure most of the BBs are on this pay cycle for research. Any insight would be appreciated....

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Chinese Property Market Data

jmdude

Hello all, Does anyone have any idea on where to get (relatively) reliable data on the Chinese property market? If anyone has access to any reports done on the subject I would VERY appreciative if they could pass them along to me. Thank you, JM...

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HELP Has an offer, but visa not sent yet.

chickensoup

Hi all, I've accepted an ER internship offer with a BB in Hong Kong. I signed on the dotted lines in October. Afterwards, HR contacted me and I sent all my information, i.e. passport, application, stuff like that. However, it's been almost half a year, and I still havent heard back from them. I ha...

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Internships - What kind of ER internships are there?

tradingonwheels

Just wondering, what kind of ER internships are out there?...

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Why is it named Equity Research Rendezvous ?

What-to-do-What-to-do

Why cant it be named just "Research Rendezvous"? I feel that the current name discriminates against the fixed income, asset allocation strat and commodities research crowd, which makes up a very large part of the research landscape!...

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Starting Salary Equity Research in the South

newbieresearch

Hi. I am about to graduate from Undergrad college in Florida next year, and may look to get an entry level equity research associate job at Raymond James at that time. I have a good GPA, no MBA obviously, and a summer internship at a financial company under my belt, but i have no idea what the start...

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How is Buying power (Margin) calculated?

GBackMania

How is Buying power (Margin) calculated?...

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Best way to move from energy trading to ER?

JHR

I posted this in the Asset Management forum as well. Sorry for the double post but this forum might be more appropriate. I'm in my early thirties and have been an energy trader for almost five years now. Purely spec trading. Love macroeconomics and fundamental analysis. I've always had an interest...

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Post-bonus hiring

mopman

I'm assuming that many bonuses have been paid out by this time of year so my question is has there been a lot of turnover in ER offices (especially healthcare/biotech for personal reasons) now that people have taken the money and ran. I haven't seen a lot of positions advertised, but then again, I'm...

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SA Offers for HF Route

Bro4lyf

3 SA offers all for NY: 1) Top BB for ER 2) MM IBD - small recognized firm (~50 employees) with ex-Merrill guys. 3) International bank (BNP, SocGen, HSBC etc. ) - IBD related My goal is to end up at a hedge fund in a few years down the road, have no interest in PE. Which would be a better offer t...

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How common are group lift-outs in ER, where team goes to new bank?

casinoguy

Hi, working for a senior Analyst at a BB in NYC. Ever since bonus time a few weeks ago it seems clear my Analyst is planning to leave the bank. Trying to anyway. He specifically invite me to come with him to the new bank, but I'm just wondering what are the chances of this happening and what are the...

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Broker to Equity Research

rothyman

Long story short - I graduated in 2010 from a non-ivy league university with mediocre grades (3.0/3.1). I've been pressing to get into a Summer Analyst Internship/Junior Analyst position with small boutiques. Mainly have been networking extensively and have been on the phone with many analysts p...

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RW Baird- Equity Research Internship Pay

Street Hustler

I just got an offer for ER for the summer with RW Baird. They will only pay 3000/month. I was wondering why the amount seems so low even for research. Thanks ...

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Help with Equity Research sector choice

UKtop

Hi there, I've been offered an equity research job and I'm lucky enough to be able to choose between two teams: banks and oil. None of them are especially interesting to me (I would go for software or biotech if given the choice), but I'm quite excited about having a full time job anyway. Both tea...

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Done Being a Leech

Steve Mallory

WSO-ers, After years of perusing this site and offering nothing in return, I want to help where many of you have helped me. Most forums have some very solid participants, but equity research rendezvous doesn't have the same active volume. Where I can, I would like to help in this particular forum...

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Will this VC internship help me break into equity research later on?

unknown4ever

I'm currently finishing my junior year at a semi-target school, and hope to break into equity research after graduating. I recently got an offer as a research analyst (more market research related) at a VC firm, and was wondering if this will help me down the road in landing equity research position...

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A Couple Questions

fourgettable22

I have a couple situations that I would like some advice on. 1. I interviewed for an endowment management company (fund-to-fund basically) and thought it went pretty well. I sent a follow-up e-mail and heard back the same day with about a paragraph worth of feedback and saying he agreed with my i...

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Fidelity Quantitative Research Analyst

monkeyThrowingDart

I have an interview coming up for a "quantitative research analyst" role at Fidelity. What is the salary/bonus like for a job like this? Also, what is the typical career path like? Many of my friends tell me that they would take this over any IBD job because people in IBD/PE want to exit to a buy-s...

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High Yield Fixed Income Research site

killerkl0wn

anyone know any website that covers the HY bond world? i noticed that WSO doesn't have a Fixed Income section that i can post in....

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Leaving BB BO for Boutique in Nashville, Tenn: Advice

selkies8987

Hello everybody, I wanted to first thank everyone that takes a look at this and decides to give me some advice or any helpful, motivational information. I currently working in Operations for a BB firm (location of offices outside NY), and needless to say, I am looking to make a change. I have only ...

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How was your bonus? - 2nd year pre-MBA associate

Dank Nugs

If you don't feel comfortable posting a #, post what % of your base salary you received, and if you received a raise in salary. There are a lot of very low #s floating out there which unfortunately I'm a part of and I'd like to see what actuals are like. 2nd Year pre-MBA associate (non BB in NYC),...

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Anyone hear back from BarCap Equity Research SA?

brg24

Hey guys and gals! Just wondering if anyone heard back from BarCap equity research summer analyst first rounds. My interview was last Wednesday. Cheers!...

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What does "late-cycle businesses" mean?

GBackMania

What does "late-cycle businesses" mean? ... Here is an actual example ... " I continue to like Fluor (FLR:NYSE) very much (its late-cycle businesses,..........)"...

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NAV model

seanjames198142

Would somebody be able to explain what a NAV model is, its key components and how it's derived? Thanks!...

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How to Value An Oil & Gas Company

seanjames198142

Hi, Can anyone tell me what the key factors are when looking to value an oil or gas company? What are the industry specific factors influencing the an oil or gas stock? What metrics would I use to value a specific oil and gas stock? Any help would be most appreciated! Thanks in advance....

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How did people find out about positions?

mopman

I'm hoping this is a unique post since I haven't found one that answers this question exactly, but here it goes. How did everybody find out about the positions they've either interviewed for or were actually hired? Was it through standard job postings, school recruiting, networking, blackmail? Jus...

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Schweser VS Stalla

wallstreetballa

Just wondering if anyone's done the inclass packages with either Schweser or Stalla and how was your experience with it/would you recommend it? I know that we just entered February but I can't take reading the books any longer. Don't know if I should get one of the basic study packages or one of t...

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First round interview for non-finance background

wsib1

So I have a first round phone interview coming up with BB research. I have no finance background. I'm a hard science major, did science research in the past. What kind of questions should I expect? I'm worried that I'll fuck up the technicals....

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Showing up at a boutique after blowing an interview...

wallstreetballa

Had an interview a few months ago at a boutique and got analed in some technical questions i didn't know. Went the few extra hundred miles to learn what I didn't know and a lot more. Wondering if i'm crazy to show up again at this boutique to ask for a second chance...?...

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Hydro Electric Power Companies

jonathan cole

Here’s a list of Hydro Electric and Power Plant companies that are public, please feel free to add to the list: World Energy Holdings & Research Plc, is a public limited company incorporated in England focusing on the development of power plants, specifically in Central and Latin America utilizin...

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earnings release summary

terrence

Hi, Have an earnings release summary due for a BB ER interview for an analyst in the manufacturing sector. .....they are going to give me 2-3 hours to do it.... Any ideas on what I should focus on? YES, I DID A SEARCH and couldn't find anything valuable. ...

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Eaton Vance ER vs. FI

JimYoungJr

Got Accepted into SA positions for both FI and ER. First, how reputable is Eaton Vance and which group should I choose? Second, I am an PT analyst at a brand new PE firm in Boston with promising upside and a lot of exposure to deal flow, should I stick with them over the summer, or join Eaton Vanc...

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Does ER Have Corporate Finance Exit Opps?

Al Bundy

Hi, So basically, I have narrowed my interests to 3 areas: equity research, long-short or fundamental/deep value hedge funds, or corporate finance. I know that equity researchers can obviously continue to be in ER and typically do well in terms of exiting into long/short or value hedge funds (corre...

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Pure Play Question

NiceCubicleBro

Hey guys, So here is the deal: I am new to finance and I am trying to learn how to compare a multi product line company with another using a pure play approach. For instance, I am looking at JNJ consumer product line in which I have grouped: first aid, nutrition, and over the counter meds. I am ...

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how to leave a voicemail to a portfolio manager

peterliumo1990

I have to make a pitch about which sectors are good to invest in through a voicemail. I am going to recommend Energy and Health Care. Anyone know what I should say or not say?...

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Availability of Jobs

ewlang

It seems as if many people try to strive to get into iBanking or sales and trading. Not many people I have met really strive to get a job in Equity Research. Does this open up more jobs / is it easier to get a job than in iBanking or S&T?? Thanks....

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Programs that make you stick out other than an MBA

wallstreetballa

I personally think the education and curriculum one gets from biz skwl is pretty much a waste especially for someone who's entering from an undergrad in business. So my question to you all is what graduate programs are there for people who really want to stand out specifically in research. i'm think...

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Research Assistant vs Associate

matterwater

In equity research, wealth management, etc, what exactly is the role of "research assistant"? I know "research associate" is usually reserved for people with an MBA or CFA or all-around more experience, and "research analyst" is essentially a team lead. But what is "research assistant"? Would it ...

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What kind of work is done in fundamental equity research

New Yorker

Specifically, what are we looking at? Financial ratios (for example ....)? FX exposure? capital structure? product segments? competition?...

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