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Chief Monkey

matjung

Dear Chief Monkey, your website is as bumpy as wall street. Why you drop me a message, where I shall click on a link for creating a forum topic. The first time user experience is almost as bad as those in facebook or linkedin. Both went rich. Guess you're doing something right.

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Hi I’m desmon

hollandsworth.adam

Hi everyone, I’m trying to start an investment firm but I don’t have enough for a hedge fund. I have access to crowdfunding, what type of firm should I start if I only have few thousands?

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New User from Massachusetts

nkpalumbo

Hi everybody, I stumbled across this forum while searching for a new laptop and had to sign up right away. I am currently an undergraduate senior in college and will be looking to land my first job for when I graduate in 5-6 months. Most of my experience so far is in accounting in various...

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Any career switchers here?

RBG81

Hi everyone, I’m a “career switcher” and currently enrolled in a top 25 MBA program. I am still trying to figure out exactly what I want to do when I graduate, but currently am interested in Commercial Real Estate (I think). I have an engineering degree from a top engineering school and have ...

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Introduction (finally out of the lurking as a guest phase)

Reminder to stay HYDRATED

A big hello Monkey Members of the WSO Community! My first choice of username was unfortunately taken so I had to come up with one on the fly so since it's the summer, I might as well remind people to stay hydrated amidst their busy days. (My first choice of username was BananaBear so who took that...

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AMA: A Bored Financial Advisor

wrapfee

Hello everyone. I've lurked here on and off over the years and realize there isn't much activity regarding wealth management, but thought I'd register anyway. I'm in my 30s, at an independent broker/dealer, been doing this over a decade (after getting my B.S. in finance and an MBA at a state schoo...

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Changing Career - From Outside Sales Associate to PE/IB

cbd2133

Hello. To elaborate, I am making great effort and investment in myself for a change and start my career in PE. I understand that moving into PE without industry experience is a big reach, and that I likely will need to earn-my-stripes in a IB position or similar before I am a highly valuable resour...

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Soon to graduate in MSc. Fin.

warrant-buffet

Hey all! As the title implies, I am on my ultimate year of MSc. in Finance studies. I also work in operational risk management in a major European bank, so I have some experience in banking, but not in actual finance jobs. To be honest, I am not even that sure whether finance will be the career I ...

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Hi I’m desmon

hollandsworth.adam

Hi everyone, I’m trying to start an investment firm but I don’t have enough for a hedge fund. I have access to crowdfunding, what type of firm should I start if I only have few thousands?...

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Newbie Seeking Advice

Reion2005

Hi everyone, I've lurked here for a long time, and I've recently come into a situation where I could use advice from the seasoned vets. Background: 31-year old disabled veteran with an unrelated degree a from small, liberal arts university in Michigan. Situation: I was honorably discharged from th...

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Age still an issue for entry IBs?

h1tman

Hi everyone, I am a new member here on WSO and a 33 year-old adult student. I was hoping to break into IB after I graduate next Spring (2020). I will be 34 at that time. With all the talk about diversity, I was wondering if HR is still only diversifying across other demographics than age? I attend ...

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Figured I should introduce myself

SleepyYoungAnalyst

How's it going WSO. Been trolling around here for a few months now picking up tons of knowledge from the various posts/forums, figured I should introduce myself and start trying to connect with some of the well-informed people on here. In a few sentences my deal is that I'm a recent graduate from a ...

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unique value

littleblackhat

Hi WSO, Current rising junior here at a midwestern non-target but orginally from the 203 (Fairfield County). Former MechEng major turned quantative economics/econometrics major. Currently working as an intern in the treasury at a large software company in Silicon Valley. Joining WSO as I strive for...

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share stocks

thembekamdlalose11

A share stocks are shares holder or a person who owns certain percentage of the shares in a company. This person who buys shares is called stake holder and has a claim in part of a corporation assets and can sells his shares or claim then anytime they wish to. The share stock of a company is sold in...

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trying to break into IB from non target school and w/o investing experience

alissacarbonara

Hey everyone! I just joined WSO, and I'm looking to break into the investment banking industry. I graduated from college this past May and am completing my MBA (enrolled in 3+1 program), but after my internships at a big 4 accounting firm last summer and at a private equity firm (accounting/investme...

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every thing

Ahmed-Almalki

my name is Ahmed, I'm from Saudi, electrical engineer, born on 1990 I always like to chat with people from different countries in order to know about their culture & life. normally I spend a very long time using the internet but with lack of benefits. However, I joined this forum because I guess it...

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Kurupt

Delete please. Delete please. Delete please. Delete please. Delete please. Delete please. Delete please. ...

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Hello from a blockchain researcher

barbora.j

Glad to joing this amazing community of Wall Street Monkeys! I am a researcher within the field of blockchain and security tokens. I am here as I would love to get the opinion of this great community on digital assets. Feel free to contact me directly for more!...

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limited DMs - how to remove

scott.summers.1983

hey guys, I think I sent 2 messages directly to a user and was told by the system that I've reached the DM (direct message) limit. Does anyone know what that limit is and how one can get it removed or at least expanded a bit? Thanks!...

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New to Chi -- Where does the Senior Fin crowd typically go for happy hour?

julia.ellis1

New to town. Where's a good place to network? I can't take another convo w/ a person in software sales....

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bridal makeup in bangalore with price

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The Intro I never Did

John_To

I signed up a while ago after I saw this website but I never really did that much with it. Looking forward to finding out more....

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Australian Investment Banking Information/Advice Forum

Aussie_Banker_23

Noticed that there is a lack of general content around the Australian IB landscape from bank-specific knowledge to interview process to rankings - would be keen to build a forum that provides Aussies with the same level of second-hand knowledge that Americans can derive from this site....

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Mutli-Exit Entrepreneur Looking To Shift Into VC/PE/HF

brianna_z

Hey guys, Just wanted to intro myself. I've built and sold a few tech co's. Background is in compsci, and I worked on my phd for while building an AI to predict a startups/entrepreneurs success. End goal is to start my own accelerator, then a few years later my own VC. Right now I'm a little lost ...

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Non-Target looking (3.8 GPA) for any advice/tips/mentors

carpenmf

I'm a finance undergrad attending a non-target in the PNW. Our alumni network in higher careers in finance is pretty nonexistent. I am currently trying to figure out what interests me and would love to hear from anyone in the industry and their thoughts on how to narrow down what I want, and also ab...

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Best RFP Search engine for Government Request for Proposal

rfpgurus

**Best RFP Search engine** There are many RFP search engine for RFP contacts, but RFPGurus one of the best RFP search engine which will give you all types of contacts from all over the world. **Government Contracts** From a seller point of view, offering on a Government RFP is confounded. So confu...

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New User in Corporate Finance, military veteran

pjs6524

What's up WSO? My story is 5+ years Army officer after ROTC at a tech-heavy undergrad school. Ivy league MBA after the Army, and have been in corporate finance for two Fortune 50 companies since. Looking to make a major life change into something more investment-heavy, and looking to contribute on h...

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New Vet at a BB

The_Alchemist

Hey guys, New to WSO. Been keeping up with the site/content for a while. Just started a rotational program for military veterans at a BB. I've got the next four weeks to meet with teams and find a role. Any thoughts or advice on conveying my passion for finance with managers in order for them to fe...

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Who follows an account?

Orangutndm

How do you know who follows your account? When I make a new post I get feedback (often undeserved faeces) like, seconds or a couple minutes after posting...(I assert that the time makes things suspicious--sure I might suck). @WallStreetOasis.com" , any suggestions? who knows who is following an ac...

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Came to WSO for career advice and direction

northsouthnorth13

How's it going guys, I am currently a junior in college at a non target university, majoring in Finance with a concentration in Asset Management. I initially created my WSO account with the intention of broadening my general literacy and knowledge, but after poking around the site a bit I've seen so...

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Introducing myself - International student studying in New York

IntelligentLee

Hi everyone, I'm a sophomore currently majoring in Accounting and Finance and I came across this forum. As an international student studying in NY, I thought that it would be easier for me to get a job here by getting a CPA then getting into one of the Big Four. I know nothing for Finance but my i...

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Freshman at Williams—how to start off strong?

go_ephs

[moved from the job search forum, not sure where exactly this belongs] I’ll be a freshman at Williams College this fall. As of now, I’m considering majoring in math and econ. I understand that this may be a bit early to think about careers, but I also don’t want to be ‘left behind’ if tha...

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New foolish monkey trying to change

Vivaldi's fan

Pleased to meet you all. I'm a first-year student at a Master in Finance at a target university and I'm currently trying to break into Risk Management (Market Risk in particular, but I don't dislike Credit) . I read some of your posts in the past year and I decided to create an account in the past s...

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New Member considering joining a small RIA

Namhae55

Hello, I come from a much different background than most. I lived overseas from 24-31. Moved back home and got a job with a captive insurance/BD. I was given a small book of p&c insurance ($400,000) making 7% on that with no assets. Over a 7 year period I went from knowing nothing to getting the 7 a...

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Bloomberg termina laccess

Razan-Salem

I need a bloomberg terminal access as soon as possible please for a project and i dont have an authority to have the access ...

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Definitely likely to regret asking, but I need some honest opinions on how one may perceive my job candidacy.

jwagnerr96

Hello all, First post on WSO here & I just wanted to ask what your initial impulse is when reviewing my qualifications. Before I get into the details of my academics, I just want to say that I come from a lower middle-class family in the suburbs of Chicago and am a first generation college stude...

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Introduction-Changing my career path

Snehal-Sharma

Hello everyone, I am a Chartered Accountant from India. I became a member on this site with the purpose of gaining more insight in the world of portfolio management and things that I could learn to brush up my resume to convince the recruiters to give me a shot. Well, I hope that I will be able t...

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How can I delete my questions or edit my post?

LLL_LLL_LLL

Post was shown not able to edit. There is a lot of personal information in the post that I prepare to delete after a few days that I have asked the question....

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Greetings!

biggico

Hello everyone! I'm glad to be a part of wallstreetoasis forum community. Hope to find a lot of useful information here and met a lot of pleasant people. :)...

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Serviced Apartments near Cardiff

quayapartments

Serviced Apartments Newport Wales, Cheap Hotels, Serviced Apartments near Cardiff, Apartments, Quay Serviced Apartments in Newport is the best choice when it comes to choosing hotels in Newport near city centre and train station....

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Chief Monkey

matjung

Dear Chief Monkey, your website is as bumpy as wall street. Why you drop me a message, where I shall click on a link for creating a forum topic. The first time user experience is almost as bad as those in facebook or linkedin. Both went rich. Guess you're doing something right. ...

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About new member

Hà Chi-Lưu

I am a new member, so I do not have a friend. You can make friends with me. I want to learn more. Thank you....

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Salutations, fellow nerds

quantitativekaran

Hey guys, I'm just introducing myself. My name is Karan Singh, and I'm a junior in high school who is interested in finance. Because nobody in my family could really answer my questions, I decided to join WSO in order to better understand how to further my career after high school. I hope I can find...

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Pop Up Shop Retail Spaces

yourpopinspace

[Pop-IN](https://pop-in.ch/) is a leading platform that helps you find and book a pop-up store for your brand. We have the best short-term retail spaces in Zurich, Geneva & Lausanne. To book your pop-up space, visit us today!...

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What are some great resources for a Freshman that wants to learn about different financial careers?

mjc428

I've been browsing these forums for a couple of weeks now and I feel completely lost and very behind. I don't have anything planned for this upcoming summer as of right now and I'd like to learn more about financial services. ...

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Hello. Im going to college soon and am looking to get my foot in the door with IB

mfinncoin101

I'll be applying to college soon and am currently studying for SAT. So far I get 1370 on practice tests which I hear is quite good. I'm sure I can push that score up to over 1400 at least in the coming months. I have always been interested in finance and investing but knew nothing about how to succe...

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Hidie Ho, Fellas

gijoey762

Hello potential networking contacts! I'm a guy who's successfully leveraged a military career into a retail banking career into a fledgling Private Banking/WM career, which is a brass bitch to do, especially in a small, albeit affluent market. I do fairly well, but I'm starting to get bored with man...

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Graduating in December and trying to break into DCM

4mul

Hello WSO, Long time listener, first time caller. I officially joined up after purchasing the interview prep course recently. I currently go to a non target in Canada, where I will be finishing up this December, 2019. I guess my main bona fides are an equity research internship, I just wrote the CF...

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New User from Massachusetts

nkpalumbo

Hi everybody, I stumbled across this forum while searching for a new laptop and had to sign up right away. I am currently an undergraduate senior in college and will be looking to land my first job for when I graduate in 5-6 months. Most of my experience so far is in accounting in various setting...

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Introduce myshelf!

hochien9x3

Hello everyone! I am new member and i from singapore. It's the firts time i be here and i just say hello ....

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Introduction: My name is Jon

jgodoy

Hi all, My name is Jon.. first time posting. Wanted to introduce myself, tell alittle about my finance situation. Would love to get to know ya'll and learn from you. I graduated from Seton Hall University Stillman School of Business. Got a BBA concentrating in Finance and Psychology. Did investm...

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Data Science undergraduate student looking for inroads towards a quantitative finance career.

thatbharat

Hi, I am a penultimate year undergrad and have significant experience in machine learning and AI. I have published a machine learning research paper recently, and am currently working on several projects that involve time series forecasting using sophisticated learning models eg. HMM, various deep ...

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24 yo SC Equities trader/broker

madravensfan

Hey Guys, My name is Michael and I work at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in their self-directed brokerage division. I talk to our client's every day. Some of the things I do include explaining brokerage functions to new and experienced traders, to placing equity, option as well as some fixed in...

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B.S in Biotech (2007) and thinking about Master in Finance? Worth it?

consul101

Hello, I have B.S in Biotech (2007) from a leading university in the U.S with a stellar GPA. I have not so stellar GRE. I have 4.5 years of Pharma/Operations experience. Last 2 years of which have been as a direct people Manager in Mfg. Operations. I also have Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and project ...

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He'ya all from newbiy

brianheath418

Hello guys. I am a new guy in this forum. I greet everyone and wish you all good communication. I hope to find new friends, share my own experience and learn something new for myself....

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Hey y'all.

accounting.Nd

Hey y'all, I'm a third-year undergrad at an Atlantic Canadian University. I have extremely limited experience right now, working at a student-run fund of >550k and working in the gov't in an audit position. I'm looking to break into the IB scene be it in the US or Canada, as I have dual citizenship...

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Greetings, fellow banana-getters

Guybrush_Threepwood

I’ve been skimming WSO for a bit, always amazed at the high-value advice that gets thrown around, and finally decided to sign up and jump in. I also love the frequent American Psycho references. Full disclosure: I’m not in PE / VC / ER / the other acronyms; I’m in private banking / wealth ma...

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Software Engineer looking for career advice

Kumquant

Hi Fellow Monkeys, I've been thinking about the future of my career, and wanted to get some input from people who may have been in or seen a similar situation to mine. I recently graduated with a degree in Computer Engineering from University of Maryland, and began full time work as a Software Engi...

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Many from UK / Europe on here?

bobby_re

I'm a 3rd year analyst looking to move to the UK, I am after some general advice on recruitment process. I'm v close to Associate and work for a large global fund....

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Are fees of letting agents Edinburgh worth it?

lettingumega_1

To some the fees of letting agents Edinburgh is worth it because these agents save a lot of time and effort of the property owners. On the other hand, some people consider hiring an agent inappropriate. Well, it all depends on the following things: 1) How much you value your time: If you work da...

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Army Enlisted to Investment Banking/Corporate Finance

w.lukecho

Hello, I am currently army enlisted who is transitioning out of the military in couple months. I have been reading WSO to help me prepare better. I hope to use WSO to help me prepare for IB/Corporate Finance Career. Thanks....

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Scottish Non-Target Looking to Work In M&A at an Investment Bank

michaelwjwilson

I'm a second-year university student in Scotland. I go to a non-target university and have found it difficult to network as there aren't any investment banks in Scotland as far as I'm aware (apart from some back office stuff). I was just hoping that someone may be able to give me some advice regardi...

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Hi yall, I'm looking for an advice for an employment leading to MBA

wild wild west

Hi everyone, I was reading the forum for couple years and finally got a question that wasn't able to find using simple search function. I'm URM, military veteran and female from the IB target school and looking for an opportunity to get into MBA program. thanks...

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Poor GPA Undergrad Poli Sci Ivy League Student

bg1knight

Hey everyone, I am brand new to this. As the title explains, I am an undergrad Poli Sci student at an Ivy who is graduating this year. I will most likely end up with a GPA between 2.9 and 3.0. I could go work at a political advertising agency after graduating, but I wanted to ask if there is any ho...

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Well Hello Hello

dennispouka

Hello Everybody! My name is Dennis and I am in the tough situation of wanting to pivot from law to pure finance. To be honest, reading all this information in your forum, I feel virtually lost, because there is so much information to process, of which I am ignorant. As a preliminary question, I woul...

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interview EY

prettylou12

I have an in office interview for a structured finance analst position and they said there is going to be a case study interview, anyone have any insight into what to expect or how to prepare for the case study interview? ...

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Advice on Admissions Chances for a Top 5 Program

info_25

I put this post in the "New User Introductions" forum because I did not know how to delete it. Any advice on that would be much appreciated. I apologize for the wasted space. ...

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Bonjour

Hannah Barge

Hello!! I have recently join this forum, and looking towards the more guidance abut the career in finance. ...

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Transitioning Army Veteran Seeking New Reasons to Complain

ProfChaos

Greetings from the Washington DC area! I have served for the last 15 years in the U.S. Army in Special Operations and Military Intelligence. I started out firing shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles and have somehow pivoted and promoted to the point where I manage analysts doing Excel and Powerpoint ...

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AMA - I'm an online MBA/MSF Candidate at Kelley

Rhodium

Hello everyone. This is my first WSO post--and as a matter of fact, my first real forum post in general (aside from the occasional reply on some random interest group). I'll first tell a short bit about who I am, where I live and work, and why I have joined WSO. Next, I'll talk about why I chose Kel...

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My Experience with WSO Mentors

Unforseen

I recently had a call with one of the mentors from Wall Street Mentors. He was a nice guy that after answering a few of his questions he seemed inetersted in my profile. I didn't message him to talk about helping me get my next job but about what I could do to reach my end goal of working in Emergin...

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Entering wall street with an african degree.

CHUKWUEBUKA

Hi friends am from Africa a Nigerian to be precise with a degree in banking and finance. I would appreciate advises on how i can get to work on wall street. That aside i am new here would love to know how the forums work....

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Greetings

valuinvestor21

Hi all, I am an Software Engineer in the tech industry, with an interest in finance. I actually got hooked to valuation after watching Pharma bro Martin Shkrelis valuation videos. I found that the SEC website is cumbersome to find things. So I my built my own tool to make filings and financial state...

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My introduction [Undergrad]

ErPiotta

Hey guys! I just started my undergrad in London UK at UCL, currently studying Economics! I'm excited to join this community as I've heard great things from friends that used WSO as platform to find new opportunities :) ...

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A Ricardian Introduction

ParetoMyHero

Hi everyone! My name is David and I was born (to my misfortune) in Italy. I’m attending a non-target public university with one of the best International Finance program over here. I got into the matter thanks to one of my friends from California who gifted me “the intelligent investor” by B.G...

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Hello Everyone lets talk

johnkenworthy14

i am new to this site.. lets talk ...

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New User Forum

Dave-Roberts

Glad to be in the group. I am just a small investor, and retired teacher and soldier. I also travel a lot, and taught history. ...

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New Joining

dev.gspann

Hey Guyz, I am the newest member of this WSO community and hope I'll have all your thoughts and opinions, I would also love to share mine. Thanks, Devendra...

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AMA: BB Ops SA (Think JP, GS)-> FT Private Debt Fund Associate from a non-target state school w/3.2 GPA

JCurv

First post so figured this could be a conversation-starter. Excited to hear about the various paths to buyside roles...

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Greetings from Nairobi Kenya

KebayaMwamba

Hi everyone. am kebaya. from nairobi kenya. a day trader ( fx and commodities $cl_f and $gc_f ). glad to be here at wso and hope to make new friends. all the best in your pursuits. cheers...

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Introduction 2018

foruseonplastic

I am a student, that is interested in learning more about the finance and technology fields, including investment banking, private equity, and funds. ...

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Rising Senior

soaringeagle

*Rising senior at a state school. *Previously worked for an IA as a FA for a year, while taking night classes. *Also have worked in logistics, constructions, education, as a janitor and interned for a member of congress and a NGO. *Career-wise, hoping to work in IB, specializing in emerging marke...

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Intro from a newbie

Aaronha

Hi, everyone! Not sure if anyone had done this already, so I just made this thread for new guys like me to create an intro. Anyway, newbie here. I'm glad to have found this great online career and financing community. I'm hoping to learn more from the other members here. Cheers!...

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