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0 Execution Quant -> Alpha Research Quant, how to make the transition? 0 6d
+1 Top Recruiters for Quant Roles (and SWE) at HFs 0 6d
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0 How would you forecast a company like Microsoft’s KPIs? 3 5h
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0 At MM platforms, who is paying analysts' base salary? 6 3d
+1 Reputation of Capital Four Management? (Input on switch to buyside) 1 6d
0 MM lifestyle in Asia 8 1d
+1 As an individual do you invest in index/mutual funds or do you trade/make large positions? 0 1w
+1 MM Owner/Manager Split 6 5d
+7 LO vs HF - risk adjusted career returns 36 9h
0 BAML HY Index vs Bloomberg Data for Bond Yields, Prices, OAS 0 1w
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0 Proprietary research roles at HFs - what do you think? 2 1w
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+2 How do you value cash-flowing assets? 2 1w
+3 When did you feel ready to make the transition from analyst to PM? 10 2d
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0 I think I love my job? 7 1w
0 1st year BB analyst, how soon can I leave for SM HF 17 6d
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+1 What is citadel capital markets? 1 1w
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0 what's going on at CQS 3 1w
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Overall Employee Satisfaction

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