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WSO Hall of Fame: Other Industries ForumThe Wall Street Oasis Other Industries Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on various other industries. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please naviga...
WallStreetOasis.com
09 months 1 week ago
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Elon Musk Launches New CompanyApparently Elon Musk was not busy enough with SpaceX and Tesla and has decided to launch another company called Neuralink. The main idea is that you would implant tiny brain electrodes that may one day upload and download thoughts. An article in the business section of the Wall Street Journal this...
PatrickStar120
412 hours 22 min ago
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Accenture Digital InterviewHi, I got an invite to do a digital interview as part of my application to the Strategy Analyst role in Accenture Strategy - Products cluster. The link provided in the email which explains how the interview will work says that there will be multiple choice questions, video response questions and an ...
slatif92
022 hours 38 min ago
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State Street Corporation - Thoughts, opinions, suggestions, etc.Hey WSO members, Has anyone here worked for State Street Corporation? If so, or even if you haven't, can you comment on your experience, thoughts on the company, and perceived reputation? I am contemplating a job opportunity at their Sacramento location and would appreciate any feedback. I know I ...
weksos23
52 days 9 hours ago
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Commodity Price ModelsHi, I currently work for a physical trading company headed by an experienced trader in the petrochemicals and slightly further downstream business. The way he trades is mostly by intuition with feedback gathered from his contacts and friends (suppliers and purchases). I suppose a big part of the phy...
Fcbhawk
03 days 15 hours ago
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Bloomberg interview questionsHey guys, I've been reading the forum for quite some time but this is my first post here. I have an upcoming interview with Bloomberg for a Global Data analyst position in London and, as someone from a non-finance/econ background, I am trying to prepare as much as possible for any technical question...
Grinder90
13 days 17 hours ago
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MS PWM Internship San Francisco, Has anyone heard back yet? I submitted an app for MS PWM in SF around 2 weeks ago and I haven't heard back yet. Has anyone else heard from them? ...
354231
04 days 9 hours ago
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Back office to Credit Analyst Monkeys, I'm currently working in the back office operations division of commercial loans in a fairly large international bank and want to move on to the FO. I've been working here for about 6 months and just noticed on the job board there is a Credit Analyst position in the corporate banking divisi...
Brownsuitdrycleaner
105 days 23 min ago
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How do financial advisors handle their clients' transactions?I'm currently a senior at a big ten university, coming from a non-finance/accounting major. I've been thinking to myself how unprepared I'd be if I ever entered a more technical second round interview for an advisory type job interview. I'm not too informed on what a financial advisor's day to day d...
mac404
01 week 3 hours ago
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This Is How You Become More Persuasive I was looking for tips on how to successfully network with people, and I came across this article; and I thought how wonderful the three tips were in persuading someone to give me, for example, their email address or phone number. INSPIRE A SMILE One 2003 study confirmed smiles' latent power: When ...
Passionate Investor
01 week 3 days ago
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Starting an alternative investment firm So, you are 19/20 years old, you have some money, you are pretty smart, you have a cool idea, you are interested in finance and you want to start an alternative investment firm. Technically do you need a college degree to start an investment firm in Europe or anywhere else ? ...
mheat
01 week 3 days ago
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How Do People Get Internships At Like Morgan Stanley After First Year?Here is someone who got sick internships after 1st year, and doesn't come from a quote on quote well-connected, wealthy family. Don't usually people get those pedestal brand name firm internships after 3rd year when the firm comes on campus and actually recruits. ...
Passionate Investor
21 week 4 days ago
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Why so many billion dollar tech startups? I came across this video that gives a big picture perspective on why there are so many tech startups today that are valued over a billion dollars. Discuss. Why Are So Many Tech Companies Worth Billions? | Compound Interested Ep. 2 ...
Going Concern
31 week 6 days ago
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credit limitsis there any credit gurus here who can advise on this? im currently in a midoffice role in a startup physical commodities trading shop, currently looking into devising a credit policy from ground zero for my firm. credit risk management was never considered until recently, so there is no existing in...
ber06
11 week 6 days ago
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Analyst Suck up to Management an Average of 2.5 Times per Call.An article in the Wall Street Journal this morning talks about the high frequency of compliments analysts state while on earnings conference calls. Apparently flattering company management helps secure "corporate access." This article is properly placed in the Business section if you are curious i...
PatrickStar120
22 weeks 15 hours ago
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Value added activities in infrastructure investment?Hello everyone, I am learning about the infrastructure investment (PE infrastructure and institutional investment types) and it seems to be the next big thing. But I was wondering how would one add value (ie: getting higher IRR, or increase potential earning of an acquired asset)? I know that PE inf...
kamikade
62 weeks 1 day ago
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FIG practice at big 3 CRA pros, cons, exit opportunitiesHi all, I've read a number of topics here regarding the FIG experience of the IBD analysts, however didn't find much about the FIG group at the big 3 CRA. Some particular questions: 1) What are the pros and cons of working for FIG vs Corporate (HY, IG)? 2)Will the person with a CRA FIG experience ha...
Role
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Associate Relationship Manager at PNC Commercial/Corporate Bank??Hey Guys, I am currently working on a corporate credit role at a BB bank. Recently was reached out by a recruiter at PNC about this "Associate Relationship Manager" role at their commercial/corporate bank. From what the recruiter told me, it sounds just like a typical corporate banking role (pitch b...
wxhpoya
22 weeks 3 days ago
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PNC Corporate Banking (Underwriting) or Boutique Investment BankHi everyone - I am an undergraduate junior that is weighing different offers for my junior year summer. Recently, I received a corporate banking internship offer in Chicago for PNC's underwriting (the firms top underwriting spot). However, this past fall, I interned at a small local boutique investm...
RayT0203
12 weeks 4 days ago
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How is Advertising as a career?A friend-of-a-friend was telling me about his buddy who is a director at an advertising agency. His hours are only around 11am-8pm, makes 380k/year, and his firm gives him prizes for meeting certain weekly account selling goals. Is there any truth to this / how typical is this? What's the "path" to ...
Asdfad123123
102 weeks 4 days ago
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Background Check- Shoplifting Misdemeanor. Rescind offer?Hi everyone. I am new to this and am seeking some advice. So 10 years ago, I was caught shoplifting (under 20$) and was brought to the police station and fingerprinted. Not knowing my options or how major this would affect my future (obviously from judging my mistake, I was majorly stupid 10 years a...
biggie.13
32 weeks 6 days ago
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Consumer Lending and Operations Internship Program-WELLS FARGOHello all, I recently received an email for a phone interview for the position stated in the title. I applied to this position before the whole Wells Fargo scandal and now feel kind of iffy about the opportunity. I guess what I need is feedback in terms of following through with this internship give...
financestudent49
83 weeks 53 sec ago
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BillBelichick37
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Snapchat share increased by 44% or from $17 to $24 since the IPOIn this rages to riches article, a high school makes millions off of snapchat. Saint Francis High School, a private Catholic school in the Bay Area, bought $15,000 in shares of the popular messaging app five years ago and sold two-thirds of them for $24 million Thursday, reps from the school said. ...
Passionate Investor
23 weeks 2 days ago
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ChFC: How long does it take?Looking to start studying for the ChFC through American College. Can anyone who has taken it or knows more about it tell me how long all the coursework/exams take to complete? ...
kbrenn18
03 weeks 3 days ago
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Venmo the Big Winner of Deregulation?According to an article on CNBC, the efforts to overturn Obama-era rules for the financial industry could also cut back government oversight of fast-growing digital payments apps from companies like Venmo, Paypal, and Google. Digital wallet apps have been rapidly adopted by young people, with Venmo...
PatrickStar120
163 weeks 5 days ago
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Benefit Street Partners (Providence Equity) - rep, performanceBenefit Street Partners launched in 2008 as the credit investments arm of Providence. They obviously have a great reputation in PE but I was wondering if BSP have been performing up to par with their PE side. How difficult is it to get in, how have their performance been lately and how do they stack...
funderwood10
13 weeks 5 days ago
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Need help with Numerical Reasoning Practice Test QuestionsHi, I have an in-person test for Global Reasoning Test as part of my application for Procter & Gamble which includes a Numerical Reasoning Questions section. I have found some practice questions on a 10 year old forum post but have not been able to find the correct answers for any of these quest...
slatif92
03 weeks 5 days ago
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Arthur Andersen is back?Just stumbled across this: "As from the 1st of March 2017, it is a reality: Arthur Andersen is reconstituted, with 26 offices on 5 continents and in 16 Countries. Arthur Andersen encompasses offices in the following countries & states: United States of America (Chicago, Houston, New York, San Fr...
zeMBB
03 weeks 5 days ago
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Do You Think Snapchat is worth 24 billionIn this article, it states that Snapchat's IPO gave the company a valuation of 24 billion, making it the highest valued company since Alibaba's IPO. I mean what is with these tech companies or should I say "unicorns" for being so valuable. Like I get it that technology is revolutionizing the world w...
Passionate Investor
23 weeks 6 days ago
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3D printers will erase China's labor advantage over usThis video talks about how 3D printers will change the manufacturing industry. It says that 3D printers will take away China's labor advantage over North America's disadvantage. I think it to be true. How else will 3D printers change the game? ...
Passionate Investor
33 weeks 6 days ago
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AMA: Wells Fargo Financial Analyst Program/ Commercial BankingHere is my overdue write up on Wells' FAP and thoughts on the process/ program. This is most applicable to Commercial Banking or CRE divisions. I applied with less than 1 year experience, got the offer, and ultimately declined - - they countered w/ better corporate title, base, sign-on, and bonus %...
NakedCalls
1153 weeks 6 days ago
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S&P credit analyst 3-year programI was recently invited to S&Ps superday in NY in November. Does anyone know what the starting salary is for the 3-year credit analyst management training program? ...
NYCGRAD2016
34 weeks 6 hours ago
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Anyone familiar with the S&P Global Market Intelligence Product Development Consultant ProgramI'm wondering if anyone is familiar with the S&P Global Market Intelligence Product Development Consultant program? For someone coming from a non-target, small, private school is this a decent gig? Anyone know the average pay for someone coming direct out of undergrad? Glassdoor says between 50-...
German_Boi
14 weeks 6 hours ago
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What is so bad about Back Office Roles?I know this forum seems to crap on BO/MO roles but I do think that there is a little bit of a misnomer on the actual field. From people I've talked to in ops and risk it seems as though it is a fairly laid-back environment (although I'd avoid HR like the plague). I also think that it is still a dece...
BillBelichick37
381 month 2 days ago
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How to move from Retail Banking to IB?I am currently in Credit Risk at a London retail bank (about 2 years in after grad). Is it possible to move to Credit/Market Risk within an IB? I took and passed CFA level 1 recently, as I thought it would help my chances but so far not getting interviews. ...
dan.mich
01 month 2 days ago
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Ownership vs CashThe owner of a bio manufacturing company I assisted with selecting a site and setting up wants to poach me from my employer. I told her to hold that conversation until March, so we're revisiting then. I'd be the chief real estate officer with secondary biz development duties. It's a privately-owne...
PonderingWhileSquandering
01 month 2 days ago
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Financial Analyst vs Investment Performance Analyst - which is better jobI'm thinking about a career change. I am looking for a job with a good work life balance, stable with decent career progression over time, and will be around until I retire. I don't really care if it's boring. I am 28, turning 29, and unfortunately can't do a job that will take a lot of my time a...
cashnhonies
01 month 3 days ago
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Working in the Dirty (Oil and Gas) Energy Industry - A Comprehensive Career Guide by InsidersPart 1 - Getting the JobWork in Progress Table of Contents:Part 1: Getting the JobPart 2: Progressing in the JobPart 3: Are we there yet? - Advancements and Pivoting within the IndustryPart 4: What's that Smell?... I smell Money. - Pivoting and changing Industries So, you've decided to work for the ...
Ebolamonkey
171 month 3 days ago
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Gas Station, Car Wash, Fast Food - Owning Unsexy BusinessesMost entrepreneurs my age seem to be focused on creating the next amazing app or website, which frankly bores me because I'm not a tech geek. Anyone else give much thought to acquiring an unsexy business like a gas station, car wash, fast food restaurant, etc., and then building out an entire netwo...
Bowser
2261 month 3 days ago
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Great article about the ACA exchange appeal processACA exchange notices are rolling in, and I've found it to be quite tricky explaining the options and associated risks to people, especially regarding appeals. There's a new article on The ACA Times called "The ACA Exchange Appeals Process" that does a good job explaining everything in a way a layper...
soon_another
01 month 4 days ago
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Selling small family business, want to acquire another business (Question)Hello all, Apologies for an extremely beginner question, but I have no significant finance background and am wondering about a specific situation regardin the sale of our family firm. I have a holding Company which owns the business co., the holding company's balance sheet as simplified looks someth...
fitzgerald991
11 month 4 days ago
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Goldman - "Interview Scheduled"Hey everyone, long time lurker here. Completed my first round HireVue for a couple of goldman's divisions around a week ago and my status now says "Interview Scheduled" and nothing else other than "we look forward to seeing you on your scheduled date" but I haven't been contacted about anything. Doe...
ViewsFromThe614
11 month 5 days ago
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starting an investment bankHi. I know this would be a pretty broad question but I really need advices. I dropped out from college due to lack of money to pay for tuition. I know that it would be almost impossible to get a decent job for me but I started to dream in establishing a great investment bank company. (i know this so...
jsk3
1121 month 6 days ago
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Snap Inc IPO pitch - "We're the Next Facebook"I noticed an interesting article on the front page of the WSJ website this morning regarding the Initial Public Offering of Snap Inc. The article states that when Snap goes on the road next year it will pitch itself as the next Facebook. Here are some key points from the article Article Link Snap...
PatrickStar120
391 month 1 week ago
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The Worst Interview I Have Ever HadHey can somebody help me delete this post completely from this forum? I really did not mean to upset people...... ...
Littlestalker
301 month 1 week ago
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Science route to Wall Street? Advice or insight?I'm currently working on my undergraduate degree at the moment. I'm majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology, and possibly doubling with Economics (at least a minor in Econ). My question is, what would be the best route for me to get into the business world? Would a PHD route leading to research, for ...
Econman
21 month 1 week ago
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Facebook is Challenging Linkedin on Job Postings?Well Facebook seems to be making another interesting move as it is apparently rolling out job postings and applications. Every time I underestimate Facebook when it releases a new initiative I am typically wrong, so I guess I will take a wait and see approach to see how this develops further. Here...
PatrickStar120
01 month 1 week ago
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Luxury Yacht Rental and Water Sports in the Caribbean - Owning Sexy Businesses!A Wall Street Oasis topic has never inspired me as much as the thread posted two days ago titled, "Gas Station, Car Wash, Fast Food - Owning Unsexy Businesses." If you haven't read through it, I highly recommend you do. The post provides ideas for various unsexy, everyday businesses that provide s...
Gatsby17
21 month 1 week ago
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Etsy can turn your side hobby into a businessMany of you have probably heard of Etsy, an ecommerce company which sells many custom items, many of which are handmade. Etsy is "transforming itself from a niche craft-seller website into a launching pad for at-home entrepreneurs." They've spent the past year creating Etsy Studio, a marketplace la...
tgi-finance
01 month 1 week ago
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RWE's Online Analytics TestI have been invited to take RWE's online analytics test as my application for the Supply and Trading Graduate Scheme. I would like to ask anyone who has taken the test the following questions. How was the test? What does it consist of? Is it case-study based or calculation based or another format? I...
slatif92
21 month 1 week ago
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Accounting vs. Finance. Double?I'm trying to break into west coast AM, CF, or Corporate Banking. It seems logical that accounting can be crucial to break into CB since it requires a mastery of three financial statements. I am considering CF for the hours but CB seems to have better progress. I've been told that accounting is actu...
Andrew-Jonathan
11 month 1 week ago
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Royal Bank of Canada Investor & Treasury Services department (RBC I&TS) Hello, I would like to know if someone have some information about RBC's I&TS department ? (a former intern/full time or a current one) This is for a summer internship in their I&TS department (in Europe). Also, if someone already had a phone interview this RBC, what kind of questions do the...
Prixn
31 month 1 week ago
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Student Clubs That Create Barriers to Entry in the Recruiting ProcessSo, a question for the forum, should students be able to create a club that effectively self-screens and eliminates potential candidates at a university? ...
WallStreetEagle
31 month 2 weeks ago
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Standard Oil of India - M&A Activities Ahead with new ReformsA LNG Import tax lift from 5.0% to 2.5% along with other changes in Government regulation propels activity in India's market place. The Government is pushing for a Vertical integration of operations which will effectively merge up and downstream entities. Major changes to be unveiled March of 2018. ...
Ebolamonkey
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Top MBA's for Commercial/ Corporate Banking?Hi WSO, This was a topic that I could not find in any previous post, so I thought I might as well as the question. Commercial/Corporate Banking is an interest of mine, and I was wondering what MBA programs do the large commercial and corporate banks recruit from? As I understand the application pool...
dreamtobeabanker
31 month 2 weeks ago
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How To Make Money 101 by JPM In a handful of jurisdictions, the biggest U.S. bank by assets handles the administration of the juror compensation system, issuing debit cards instead of the age-old system of paper checks. In addition to the juror pay, the cards also come loaded with fees -- for balance inquiries, for inactivity...
Dealova
11 month 2 weeks ago
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What's the point to have financial intermediaries in the future?If the financial intermediaries are built on trust and information asymmetry, what's the point to have them in the future where fintech can create a trustless environment? read so much about lately and got myself all confused... ...
Mars-Chen
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Can an average Big 4 guy earn between 200k and 300k?Certainly there are quite a few people who achieve more than that. What I mean is usual (or slightly above average) case. Is it fairly common for a person who started a career in Big 4 to make 200K ~ 300K in their mid-30s?(or late 30s) ...
Adrianople
91 month 2 weeks ago
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P&G (in-person) Global Reasoning TestHi, I have been invited to take P&GS in-person Global Reasoning Test at P&G. It is a 65 minutes test and has 40 multiple choice questions. It has 3 sections- numerical reasoning questions, logic-based reasoning questions and figural reasoning questions. I would like to ask anyone who has tak...
slatif92
11 month 2 weeks ago
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End of Dodd-Frank Regulations?Whatever opinions you have about Donald Trump being president, he is going through with his political promises. One of them is the dismantling the regulations imposed by Dodd-Frank. According to Donald Trump, small business owners: Just can't get any money because the banks just won't let them bor...
imaginarynumber
71 month 2 weeks ago
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Growth in a flat organization?These are some tips for demonstrating growth in a flat organization (where there is no real ladder to climb). 1. In your MBA resume bullet points, when you summarize accomplishments/experiences, order them consecutively and put dates in parentheses before or after the point. This way, if you have f...
tgi-finance
01 month 2 weeks ago
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5 Things I Wish I Knew About the ERP Program before Signing Up If you are anything like me, you know the direction you want your career to go, and you're trying to figure out the best way to get there. You may not have the direct work experience you need, so you're in search of a program that can bridge the gap that will lead to the job you want. In my case ...
Justin.
101 month 2 weeks ago
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Citi Technology Can anyone tell me more about Citi's middle office operations in technology? I have no background in tech but was selected for an internship in technology, any insight into their technology operations would be appreciated! ...
Grandprismaticspring
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Will the EU Fall Apart?With Brexit already in the rear view mirror, all eyes are focused on French elections in May where the election of Marine le Pen could cause a striking blow to the EU. An article on cnbc highlights some of the details: "It's difficult to imagine how the European Union could function should such a...
PatrickStar120
201 month 3 weeks ago
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Canadian goes from $2.5M inheritance to $325k, betting it all on bad AAPL earnings 1/31/2017Saw this on market watch, this guy received a $2.5M windfall from his late uncle, and within 4 years has only $325k left He is betting the rest on bad news coming out of AAPL earnings tomorrow. You can read about it here:https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets/comments/5... Looks like a pretty serio...
Fuwuyuan
91 month 3 weeks ago
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What is your Opinion About Virtual RealityWith 2016 highlighted last year as the "Year of Virtual Reality," much has developed within the industry. While experts have been quick to highlight the series of VR launches as a flop, I think that in reality the bar of expectations was simply set way to high. On the contrary, I think that VR is ...
PatrickStar120
131 month 3 weeks ago
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How to prepare for a career in risk analysis?I am an undergrad student currently concentrating in finance and probably statistics, and I have taken an interest in risk analysis. This is a much broader field than I anticipated, as there is risk management, risk advisory, and other related careers. How much math would I need if I decide to pursu...
tgi-finance
01 month 4 weeks ago
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Is The Midwest the Next Silicon Valley?Silicon Valley has long been the hotbed of start-ups and tech innovation. The Midwest, however, has lately been experiencing growth in this area. Enough to convince several Sequoia partners to launch a venture firm in Columbus, Ohio. In my opinion, the Midwest definitely has many untapped opportunit...
silverbuck898
32 months 1 hour ago
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Rating Agencies exitHi, I was just wondering what exactly are the exit opportunities after a rating agency, other than banking? How (wierdly) uncommon it is to switch to big4? Thanks! ...
Aleirbag
02 months 7 hours ago
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Ask a bro: Thebrofessor's AMA, 2016 editionAlright everyone, I need something to distract me from family time over the next few days, so wanted to do a AMA. Background for those who don't already know: partner in a PWM practice at one of the bigger firms (MS/ML/UBS) managing $500mm in the southeast US. worked at a local bank for a few months...
thebrofessor
1102 months 7 hours ago
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Trump and UK leader May meet to ‘lead world again’I saw an interesting cnbc article this morning regarding discussion about future relations between the US and the UK. While the article primarily focuses on the potential for improving trade between the US and UK, it goes on to make some optimistic statements about what an improved relationship cou...
PatrickStar120
02 months 14 hours ago
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GE - Energy Financial Services: Any thoughts?Hi all, Does anyone have any thought about what goes on at GE EFS. Say for instance, how comparable is the experience to what obtains in IBs. In terms of compensation (relative to the banks), I am very certain the bonus is minute but am wondering, what about the base salary? Do u think it is in the ...
specificspark
622 months 22 hours ago
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London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Graduate Program Telephone InterviewHi, I have a telephone interview for the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Business Graduate Programme 2017 on Monday the 6th of February next week. I would like to ask anyone who has had their telephone interview for this graduate programme or any graduate programme at the LSEG the following quest...
slatif92
02 months 1 day ago
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Citi Quant Superday Hey Guys, I have my superday for Citi's Markets and Securities Services - Quantitative Analyst summer internship and I was wondering if anyone has any advice or experiences with it which you think could benefit me moving forward. Any helpful comments would be greatly appreciated! ...
fudgepreneur
12 months 2 days ago
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Remote workAny remote workers around? I've been keeping my ear to the ground on a few different sites for remote work opportunities. Most are for web development, but I've seen a few marketing, content, ops related ones here and there. Looking to pick someone's brain. ...
moneymogul
42 months 4 days ago
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How do I break into quant trading?I'm a 25 year old and want to do quant trading. To give a little bit of a background I have both of my degrees in computer science and mechanical engineering and have work as an software engineer for a couple of years. I know you need an advanced degree to be a quant such as a masters or PhD. I was ...
Alexander-Daniels
12 months 6 days ago
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Is Donald Trump making America more expensive?Through Donald Trump's tweets, you can see that Donald Trump likes to celebrate major firms who decide to produce domestically. However, here is this it says that isolationist policies will only make America more expensive. In the market, producers compete to offer customers convenience and qualit...
Passionate Investor
02 months 1 week ago
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Amazon's Virtual Assistant Alexa is Changing the Way we LiveOnly a month or so ago my brother recommended to me that we should buy Amazon's personal assistant Alexa for our dad. I hadn't even heard of this product up to that point and when I researched it, I figured it was just another nifty tech item that would be nice to have. However, ever since interac...
PatrickStar120
42 months 1 week ago
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Silicon Valley people aren't having sex. This is why.Unlike Wall Street, Silicon Valley isn't as glammed up as Wall Street is in Hollywood. In this article Peter Thiel says "The techies in Silicon Valley aren't having much sex, and that is why many people there criticized Trump's comment." Here is what he said: "On the one hand, the tape was clearly ...
Passionate Investor
32 months 2 weeks ago
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Senate Approves First Step to Repealing ObamacareThe senate has recently approved a budget resolution that is being highlighted as the first steps for repealing Obamacare. An article on CNBC goes further into detail: Senators voted 51-48 to approve a budget resolution that Republicans will use as a vehicle to speed through repeal of the Afforda...
PatrickStar120
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Sabbatical OrgyHi folks. So after five tumultuous years of excessive hardworking and boozing(thank God, I at least quit booze mid last year). I am finally off to a year of holidaying and to rediscover myself. The upside being I at least have my job security come 2014. Let's see, so far being to India to attend a ...
Inept Speculator
22 months 2 weeks ago
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Do Not Go To Law SchoolDo not go to law school. I know that this is a Finance board but I suspect that some people on here have an itch for this. Trust me. You do not want to do it to yourself. Listen. All law schools will tell you what you would like to hear. Listen to your own inner voice. There is literally nothing the...
TraderDaily
362 months 2 weeks ago
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Are Electric Cars Really the Future?I know this site does not have a lot of Tesla fans, but many of the big auto producers seem to be pushing major developments towards an Electric car future. Reports are suggesting that consumer demand is shifting in favor of Electric vehicles. Here is some information from a recent Article on Forb...
PatrickStar120
22 months 3 weeks ago
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Need advice on Operational Risk in Reinsurance Got called down for an interview for a fulltime role in operational risk at Swiss Re in about a week's time. I have a few questions regarding the role that I'm hoping someone here would be kind enough to shed some light on. Job description was generic, stating that the job involves ensuring complian...
DtimesDmeasures
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Underwriter at an insurance company?Anyone have any insights about underwriter - trade credit role? I searched on the forum but was confused, is it just about performing due diligence? What's expected on a daily basis? What skillet will be developed? Thanks in advance for any comments. ...
overcaffeinated
22 months 3 weeks ago
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Centrica Online TestsHi, I would like to ask anyone who has done the online tests for Centrica the following questions. How were the tests? What advice do you have to prepare for the tests? Also, the link for additional practice questions has verbal and numerical practice test questions and advice for completing persona...
slatif92
12 months 3 weeks ago
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Why would a stock broker go to the bank?So, I'm just doing some research, and I was curious if stock brokers ever actually go to banks for anything. Given that most of the assets from their investment activity can be automatically transacted online, is there any reason why they would visit a bank for any possible transaction? I'd really...
MovieMuscle
02 months 3 weeks ago
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2017 30 under 30 Finance, Forbes StaffMatthew Humphrey 29 Sold company for $100mln at 24 David Knopf 28 Partner at 3G Capital Richard Craib 29 Numerai hedge fund Daniel Rasmussen 29 Rasmussen's Verdad Advisers Kelly Wannop 29 Associate at Blackstone, BoD of port...
MikaSF
22 months 3 weeks ago
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Monkeys, what are you thoughts on basic income?There is a common perception that the poor are lazy. In this article Finland just launched an experiment giving 2,000 people free money for 2 years. Marjukka Turunen, head of Kela's legal benefits unit, says the experiment in Finland should provide insights on two fronts. The first is whether basi...
Passionate Investor
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Looking back 5 years ago, how naive were you?When I was 18 I didn't know what the real world was like. I didn't know what bills were needed to sustain a household. I didn't understand the complexity of situations. I thought the world was a full of rainbows and sunshine. ...
Passionate Investor
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Best route to CFOIf my ultimate goal is to become CFO, which is better? Going the traditional Big 4 audit route, getting a CPA, and then lateral to the finance division of another company or taking part in a rotational finance program (such as that of JP Morgan), getting a CPA (no audit work experience necessary), ...
lionheart
142 months 4 weeks ago
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Best Packers and movers in Delhi - Multipackersmovers.inThe cost of the moving would rely on an extensive number of factors. The factors like contrasts in costs between organizations, the amount of things being moved, number of individuals who take up the work of pressing and moving on the day, hours required in making the move and the separation between...
balbir007
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Interesting Stories of 2016I was recently listening to a Bloomberg news podcast where they were discussing the oddest/ interesting stories of 2016. The stories that they chose were: Jordan Belfort Imitator: Hedge fund manager, Brett Barner, threw a party featuring copious champagne showers, costumed dwarfs and more than 50...
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Jobs that involve politics + financeHey guys, I'm currently on my way to a BSBA in Finance but I was hoping for some advice on career options I should be keeping in mind. I haven't taken higher-level finance courses yet, so I'm not sure whether I'd be more interested in M&A, AM, HF, or any of the other sub-categories of finance, b...
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What is the most invaluable book you have ever read? What did you learn from it?Mine was the rabbit and turtle race story. Too bad, it wasn't until I was older did I realize the significance of the moral story. I learned that slow and steady wins the race. ...
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Why will People not Shut up About the Facebook Fake News "Epidemic"I have been reading constant stories about Facebooks problems in the WSJ regarding fake news ever since the election. I find this whole thing ridiculous as a simple excuse for loosing has now exploded into a full blown apparent crises that will not stop being talked about. An article Article Link...
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AlphaSights Video Assessment & Online Written Motivation StatementHi, As part of my application for AlphaSights Associate Programme, I have been invited to complete a video assessment and online written motivation statement. I would like to ask anyone who has done this the following questions How was it? What advice do you have about how I can best prepare for thi...
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Kerry Group Graduate Programme Situational Judgement TestHi, I have received an email from Kerry Group asking me to complete their Situational Judgement Assessment as part of my application to the Commercial (Sales, Marketing and Category Management) Graduate Programme. Has anyone taken this? If yes, how did you find it? and what advice do you have for me...
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