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MUFG Reputation & Thoughts?

TheRoadLessTaken

Hey everyone, I was curious to hear your thoughts on MUFG. I know that their flagship is in project finance, and they are trying to grow out their other arms as well. In terms of culture, many people describe Japanese culture as hierarchal, and conservative, with bias towards certain groups...

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Summer Risk Analyst at Guy Carpenter- any thoughts?

Mac_27

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QS BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT RANKINGS FOR BOCCONI, PLEASE HELP!

navlaykamal

So the QS released its university rankings today, in which Bocconi is ranked 8 in the world, why is Bocconi ranked so high? Is it actually that prestigious and have equivalent job opportunities for undergrads and grads. I am an international student looking for undergrad in Bocconi, would you...

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WSO Hall of Fame: Other Industries Forum

WallStreetOasis.com

The 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 navigate here...

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PwC- Debt and Capital Advisory interview

judealkhaldi06_1

Hello, I have an interview with a PwC partner in the Debt and Capital Advisory service line for a entry level graduate position. I want advise on how to prepare for the interview and what technical questions should I expect and prepare for? Thanks in advance...

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Financial analyst jobs work hours in non-finance industry

jkhappy

Hello everyone! I am Jefferey. I am quite interested in becoming a financial analyst. I'd like to ask some questions and info from you guys. A million thanks! I'd like to work a job that has great work life balance like 40 hours a week. Because I want to take time caring for my kids. If I cho...

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AMA - Big 4 TAS Financial Diligence

Seamless n' Senescence

Hi all, I've been looking around WSO for a while now but haven't gotten around to posting anything substantial/giving back. I'm doing an AMA for the next two weeks give or take to answer questions/thoughts you might have. Hopefully I can help despite my limited background, given the seeming lack of...

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Series 7/66 Exam Prep

danderivative

Guys, I am currently studying for both series 7/66 exams, if anyone is willing to sell me their STC exams and flashcards I would really appreciate it. I found the 12 tests on quizlet but not 100% if those are the ones. So please let me know if there is a place I can find those or if anyone is willin...

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Finding market value after investment

brandont264

How does a company determine their worth after an investment ? For example if someone invests $500,000 for 10 percent, is the entire company worth $5,000,000 ? And is this the proper formula for finding this out: 500,000 ÷ 0.10 - 500,000 = 4.5 million. If so whats the proper math to find out a ...

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RDR Compliant Routes for Wealth Management?

lottelottelotte

Currently considering the following paths: IMC + CFA L1 CISI IAD + PCIAM Can anyone please comment on what pathways they took and how did it help you in your career? In particular, please provide thoughts on time-consumption, costs and benefits? Thank you! ![heart](https://media0.giphy.co...

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Acquiring a conpany

brandont264

When buying a company what matters ? Assets or market cap ? What if a company has $500 billion in assets but a $1 billion dollar market cap, does the other company pay 500 billion plus or 1 billion plus ? Or vice versa...

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AMA: Wells Fargo Financial Analyst Program for Commercial Banking

NakedCalls

Here is my overdue write up on Wells’ FAP and thoughts on the process/ program. This is most applicable to Commercial Banking or CRE divisions. wells fargo commercial financial analyst program I applied with less than 1-year experience, got the offer, and ultimately declined - - they countered w...

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MUFG Reputation & Thoughts?

TheRoadLessTaken

Hey everyone, I was curious to hear your thoughts on MUFG. I know that their flagship is in project finance, and they are trying to grow out their other arms as well. In terms of culture, many people describe Japanese culture as hierarchal, and conservative, with bias towards certain groups of peop...

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Senior Living/Healthcare

MidasMulligan

Curious if anybody on the boards has experience with senior living/healthcare industries (ILF/ALF/SNF/CCRC). If so, are there any resources out there you'd recommend or contacts who are the premier specialists? Genesis of my inquiry is my firm is being approached about an opportunity but it's not ...

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Why is the National Deficit Increasing? Is it Trump?

BDW

Recently the national deficit has skyrocketed up 77% from the previous year. Who is to blame or what even are the causes? Is it Trump's Tax Bill with the sizable tax cuts for corporations in particular? Is this due to the tariffs he has imposed on countries such as China? Or is it due to other facto...

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Healthcare Technology in China

Dedline

I've been following and recently, had another very interesting conversation at CES regarding China opening up their healthcare private sector to foreign intervention. I've worked in healthcare technology for a long while now and I'm curious about opportunities overseas for those who do not speak Man...

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Fields that equal ER/PE/IB/HF and are STEM-related—failed analyst ponders his background and going to college (again)

Orangutndm

Ello' there I am a fresh grad from college and got fooled into the middle office/operations of a brokerage. I am WAY tired of the bulls**t work and tired, frivolous meetings. I am way ready to switch careers. While I don't have a problem with the finance world, I think my character and capabilities...

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What can web design offer to a user other than great graphics to look at

laurenferling

The UI (user interface) and UX (user experience) are two important part of web design as without them there is no chance that a design can capture the attention of the visitors of any website. An expert [london web design agency can be of great help to any business looking to expand their base beyon...

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Summer Risk Analyst at Guy Carpenter- any thoughts?

Mac_27

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Jane Street Second Round Interview

Crazy Trader

Hi, I was wondering if anybody could give me some advice on how to prepare for the Jane Street Second Round phone interview? If anybody can let me know what questions they got, I would be especially grateful. I understand there are some older posts, but these ones would be for outdated questions. ...

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QS BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT RANKINGS FOR BOCCONI, PLEASE HELP!

navlaykamal

So the QS released its university rankings today, in which Bocconi is ranked 8 in the world, why is Bocconi ranked so high? Is it actually that prestigious and have equivalent job opportunities for undergrads and grads. I am an international student looking for undergrad in Bocconi, would you sugges...

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UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

navlaykamal

So the QS released its university rankings today, in which Bocconi is ranked 8 in the world, why is Bocconi ranked so high? Is it actually that prestigious and have equivalent job opportunities for undergrads and grads....

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RWE's Online Analytics Test

slatif92

I 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 forma...

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Multi Level Marketing Scheme (MLM)

FinanceWannaBe44

So I just got pitched a mlm (no I didn’t sign up) - and got to thinking.... would they have more success if they just came out and said it WAS an mlm. Technically it’s not illegal, the structure actually does work, there is a chance or making money, etc...Sure you don’t want to be on the botto...

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Accounting jobs that pay 6 figures out of college

EliteStudent11

Why do people keep telling me they know accountants that make 100k+ right out of college. Pretty sure that’s not a thing. But it’s not like you can call these guys out on their bull shit to their face. Anyone have any data points?...

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Startup Comp Structure & Fundraising

Pan European Monkey

Fellow Monkeys, I am currently in discussion with a startup to join them to focus on Fundraising and business development. As a fairly early stage project, they do not have cash to pay me - I am fine with that and are suggesting a cash bonus once the fundraise is successful. Does that seem fair? Sh...

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Too Late for Corporate Banking Out of Undergrad?

MidnightRoomba

I am a junior studying finance and information systems at a non-target. I have a 3.61 GPA and a decent set of extracurriculars. This semester, I am joining a few more finance/professional clubs in order to boost my resume. I have an internship with Big 4 doing risk consulting this summer. I'm gratef...

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Pension Fund Investment Analyst

econ2

I have an interview with a large state pension fund for an investment analyst role coming up. The team is pretty small, especially for the AUM of the fund, and I would be gaining exposure to a few different asset classes including equities, fixed income, PE, and hedge funds. I would also interact di...

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Career Advice (Big 4)

Shrewchief

I've been in audit for 1.25 years at a Big 4 firm and am looking to transition to deals advisory / financial due diligence. I applied to a technical accounting position at a regional advisory firm and recently heard back. However, I've already started discussions with our firm about deals advisory b...

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CFA Level I Fixed Income - Why do we use full price in money duration and par value in price value of a basis point?

MikeZK

Hi, I'm having some trouble understanding why money duration uses full price in its calculation, while price value of a basis point uses par value in the link below. Could someone please explain the reasoning behind this? https://ift.world/booklets/3-6-money-duration-bond-price-value-basis-point/ ...

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AMA: Community Banking - Market President

CommunityBank

Throwaway account. Bored at work so figured I do one of these. Community Bank in CA with asset size in the $2-$6B range (rather not get too specific). My background and focus is commercial lending/banking; however, as Market President, I have my hands in everything. The ranges of deals I have wo...

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Amazon ditches NYC

Pershing ROI

https://poetsandquants.com/2019/02/14/amazon-hq2-ditched-in-new-york-how-will-b-schools-be-impacted/ Any chance Charlotte can get Amazon?...

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Bank of England prestige/reputation vs top tier investment banks

glaznieks2

Hi, How is Bank of England considered in terms of prestige/reputation within the city compared with top tier investment banks such Goldman Sach? ...

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AMA - 1st year Corporate Banking Analyst

SesameStreetOasis

WSO has been very helpful to me over the years, so I'm looking to offer insights to anyone interested. My background: I graduated from a target school last year and joined a top 10 US bank in CB in July. Happy to answer any and all questions. TJ...

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Wells Fargo FAP to Salary to Hourly

NoJobMonkey

Anyone know why the FAPs were switch from Salaried to Hourly at Wells Fargo? What impact does this have to the FAPs?...

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AMA - Commercial Banking Credit Risk SVP in Southeast USA

MidasMulligan

Howdy all, I'm a long-time lurker on this site, finally decided to post and say hi. About Me: - I'm a 10 year commercial banking veteran that got started in 2008-2009 going through a super-regional's FLDP right out of school. - Spent time in various credit functions during and after the Crisis a...

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How did you/would you handle a job that you hate so much that you are bad at it?

M225

This is my first time posting here. I am quite desperate, so please any help would be greatly appreciated. I hate my current job. I hate it so much that I don't put any effort into it and I continually make dumb mistakes by lack of attention. I'm seriously thinking I might get fired at some point ...

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predicting stock price development using stock options data

monsmatglad

Hi. I am new to this forum, s I am not completely sure if this thread is correctly placed. I am currently studying the market for stock options as indicative of future stock returns. I have data and what I need help with is confirming whether the rationale behind some of the variables I "designed". ...

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Major choices? MBA vs. MS Finance?

usc2019

Hi, I'm currently an Econ major at USC. I have several options that my advisor has provided for me. 1. Econ and Business Double Major (Graduate in 4 years) 2. Econ Major, Business Minor (Graduate in 3 years) 3. Business Major, Econ Minor (Graduate in 4 years) I'm not sure which major is more va...

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Big 3 Commercial Insurance Brokerage: Generalist Client Manager or Specialist Cyber Broker?

SS4

Currently a first-year analyst in a graduate program. From a career progression standpoint, I'm undecided on if I want to stay in corporate insurance or transition into the risk consulting space. As I'm in a rotational program, my options for the next rotation are to move into an industry-specific a...

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Do the Charges Against China's Huawei Affect US-China Relations?

BDW

Nearly 2 months after Huawei's CFO Meng Wangzhou was arrested in Canada, tension between the US and China has risen over this issue as both Huawei and Chinese officials have vehemently denied the 23 charges made against them. However as the US has since elaborated upon the charges which include alle...

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Is Internal Audit a dead end career?

killaqueeen

Hello friends, I will be graduating in a few months and I am going to start a Internal Audit Consulting position full time at Bank of America. After reading more about the career it seems like it may be a path where one can easily get pigeonholed in. I was wondering if this is in fact true since I...

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What does this job description actually mean?

JDS0122

Sounds like a lot of moving parts, just don't want to get stuck in an administrative or BO role in operations. I was wondering if this sounds more on analytics, and what potential exit opps would be available (credit HF?) Thank you! Our Credit and Structured Products team works with broadly syndi...

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Clearing Bank to Commercial/Corporate Banking

ClearingMove

Hello, I am first year Associate in a Clearing Bank, working as a Research Analyst in Chicago. I graduated with my Masters in Finance last year and was wondering how hard it would take to make the move into Corporate/Commercial Banking. I work closely with our Finance and Credit Risk teams here at t...

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Corporate/Commercial Banking Career Paths/Advice

jjush2801

So this forum is a great resource for IB/Consulting, and as someone who has very little experience with these "unsaid but understood" career things I figured I could ask for some clarity on some nagging questions I have. I'm currently 6ish months into my first year in a rotational credit training p...

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Torn between Software Engineering route or Equity Research Route

NotABuddhist

Here's the thing; I've been in finance for over 4 years now, but I've only started programming since this year (Just declared a CS & Math, Finance double major). I'm having trouble decide whether I should be a mediocre full stack engineer while being a decently good financier, or being a really str...

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ER Vs E&F Internship

thebondstreetmonkey

Hi, I’m sitting on two offers, one from a BB ER place which is currently under some stress and in the news frequently, and a private fund (same model as David Swensen’s) with over $10bn AUM. In terms of comp, where do you think I’ll be better off? In terms of career prospects, which is better...

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Please Help: Big Dilemma

The good guys

Hello WSO, I am a few years out of school and work at a top 3 BB and made the switch to current firm from another BB previously. (Regional IB to exotic derivs desk in NYC) I have been in the new role for a short period of time and recently had a minor back & forth on how to proceed with a project w...

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New world currency

jay.mummadi

The IMF and UN should help to implement a new world currency to safeguard global economic and financial security. ...

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Trading Your Bank's Stock Post-Internship

BendGIG

Hey WSO. Just curious, are you not allowed to trade the stock a bank that you interned at and are waiting to start full time? Technically you are not employed at the bank after your internship ends and won't be until you begin in the summer. If you think your Bank is undervalued strictly from a numb...

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Books on Becoming a Better Manager/Leader

officejargon

What are some books you’ve read that made you a better manager/leader? Would love some input from people on here that have led or currently lead a team, but open to all recommendations. Thanks!...

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You can make friends with me

helenharry

I am a new member, so I do not have a friend. You can make friends with me. I want to learn more. Liked the site and thought should join wikihow hoping I will be of some help and of course to get some help.. Thank you...

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Does anything pay better than finance?

sheperd99

If we looked at jobs purely for monetary purposes, does anything beat out finance? Engineers/hard science professions usually don't earn that much starting out and their salaries don't grow that much. Engineers with 15 years of experience could only be earning 150-200k. Heck, auditors probably earn...

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Start-Up Sacrifices

Mike Tyson

Interested to hear from those who have started up their own business (successfully or otherwise). What were the sacrifices that you / your partner made in order to make things work? Was it worth quitting your day job or high paying job for something unstable and risky?...

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Commercial Underwriting Intern

Trek1893

Hi, I'm a sophomore at a target school and was offered a commercial underwriting internship at a well established insurance company. I'm wondering how practical this position would be if I'm looking to pursue an internship in IB during my junior year. I did an internship at an NGO my freshmen summe...

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How do I prepare for an Operations Internship Interview at UBS

aj9730

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Supply Chain Managment Compensation

LosNitro

Hey all, I am currently a high school senior evaluating my career options. Recently, I have been considering a career in supply chain. I am leaning towards a career in supply chain opposed to investment banking purley because of the work life balance and because I heard many people in supply chain t...

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Your chance to affect on somebody's fate | 20 y/o looking to step up in Madrid

Polar Star

Hey, WSO! I need your advice. I am a 20 years old second year student (non target in EU, target in my country) related to economics in one of the northern EU countries. I work and study, not really motivated in uni, but I am passing every exam without issues. I work in a brokerage house and make a...

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Commercial Credit Analyst @ Credit Union Exit Opps Into Mezz/Distressed/Other Credit Funds

Eyesore

Just wondering if I could pull on the vast experience within WSO and ask what the transition was like, that is if anyone has done it, into credit related hedge funds from a credit analyst at a mid-sized financial institution. I am a dual citizen working in Canada as a credit analyst for a credit uni...

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property financials verbiage

zacksc11

Not a wholly important topic..but coming from IBD into REPE investment, I always hear "property financials". Why do people in the industry always say "property financials", which is technically impossible since a property is an asset and cannot have its own IS/BS/CF and instead why not say "proper...

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Tech As An Alternative to Finance

CuriousCharacter

I’ve been seeing lots of grass is greener envy on WSO and thought I could offer perspective. ####For Context I was all set to join a hedge fund post graduation, but the financial crisis put the brakes on that plan: the fund pulled out of my country, I took a job in big tech to ride out the sto...

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My 2018 Series 7 experience

Bull St.

I took and passed the FINRA Series 7 exam this morning 6-1-2018 and used Kaplan exclusively to prepare. I studied for 4 weeks and sat in on their live class for the full 4 days, leaving myself a week to do practice tests until I was blue in the face. Having very little knowledge of the subject matte...

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Prospecting for debt fund focused on microcap short-term lending

leveragedlogic

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Transition to CFO role or stay in Comm. Banking?

MidasMulligan

Background: I'm an SVP in a commercial banking credit role at a medium-sized bank. My job is "fine" and there is nothing intolerable about it except that I am bored to tears doing it. In addition, the firm is going through some growing pains and making poor decisions about how to navigate this path....

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Entrepreneurs on WSO, what you wish you knew before starting?

French35

I know entrepreneurship is extremely difficult. I am aiming to start my own venture in the education industry in few years. I am wondering what do you guys wish you knew before to make the jump? ...

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Physical Commodities Trading Startup

Adushe

Hello there fellow hominids! It's been quite a long while since I came through here and a lot has happened since then. Diving right in the story, last I was here, I was a banker working in a commercial bank in the middle east, running an international banking desk. I called it quits a couple of ye...

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Talent Agent Career: Thoughts?

SponsorPromote

Just curious if anyone has considered working at a talent agency in Los Angeles. Whether it be a major one like CAA/ WME, or even a small boutique shop. Seems like an interesting career. I go to a school where CAA and WME recruit at and know people who have gone into the mail room. Would love to he...

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Advice for First Job: Credit Analyst (Commercial Credit Administration)

Goo Lagoon

Hi, everyone. This is my first post so pardon me not knowing how things go on here. I graduated this past May with a degree in econ. I was very fortunate to land a Credit Analyst role last week (commercial credit administration) at a MM firm that starts in January. Before going into this role, I w...

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Commercial Banking SVP Ask Me Anything (AMA)

CB SVP

In the spirit of sharing, I figured I would set up one of these to help out those interested in learning more about Commercial Banking. As there is no separate sub forum, it is hard to find up to date/current info. Commercial Baking isn’t super sexy like IB, but it’s a good W/L balance gig that ...

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Boeing Business Intern

jayrock193

Hello All. I am currently seeking an internship with the Boeing Company in their finance department. I have just a few questions. 1. If you have interned with them in their Seattle location what type of work did you do as a business inter 2. How was the interview process? what type of questions w...

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IMF and World Bank

pebanker

Anyone know how the lifestyles of workers at IMF and WB are? pay? exit opportunities? Working at World Bank in Finance Working at ...

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Big 4: Comparing Audit vs. Tax?

tedrd.88

I'm starting my masters in accounting in May. I'm not too experienced in accounting (my program had a cap on the number of accounting classes you could come in with at 9 hours). Before the end of my summer term I have to pick between audit and tax. My question is, how do they really differ on a day-...

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which of these two paths are better...government bank examiner or aerospace?

wsonewb

I currently work at an aerospace manufacturing company(not the big name ones) doing a very particular role. I know the word aerospace sounds prestigious and can help on a resume. My current role is a lot of data entry, a little analysis, and a little bit focused on costing and estimating. Basically ...

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Putting a Job Shadow experience on a resume (GCM Grosvenor)

fduran3

Wasn't sure what forum to post this in as GCM is a FoF. Anyways, I was recently just accepted into a one day program at GCM Grosvenor(Investment Management Job Shadow). I was wondering of it is generally accepted to put such a program on a resume. I would be putting it to simply show that I am inter...

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Financial Derivatives Question Help

EKozakowski

Hey guys! I've got a Derivatives question from one of my college courses that I am looking to get a little bit of advice on. The question is: 2. Suppose that you are hedging your entire portfolio with foreign exchange futures contract. Let the domestic U.S. risk-free rate be denoted as r, while th...

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Help w/ O&G Question

oakleyg

If the price of oil went up, which energy segment would be affected the most and which would be affected the least? (Looking at upstream, midstream, downstream, OFS) New to all this, so any help and or explanations would be much appreciated. Thanks! ...

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Risk-Based Capital Charges_Life Insurance Companies

Gordon_C

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A pathway from big 4 Audit to Consulting etc.

leogutaro

Hello guys, I'm currently working in audit department in EY Moscow office. Much desire to get into Big 3 firms Consulting (Mckinsey, BCG etc.) as a next step after audit. Thus, would love to hear any suggestions on what could be a good choice to choose next ( currently 1y work exp. )? For now an op...

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Working in the Dirty (Oil and Gas) Energy Industry - A Comprehensive Career Guide by Insiders

Ebolamonkey

***Part 1 - Getting the Job*** **Work in Progress** **Table of Contents:** *Part 1: Getting the Job* *Part 2: Progressing in the Job* *Part 3: Are we there yet? - Advancements and Pivoting within the Industry* *Part 4: What's that Smell?... I smell Money. - Pivoting and changing Industries* So, y...

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Best PLC SCADA HMI Training Institute in India, Bangalore

Creative Groups

[Best PLC SCADA HMI Training Institute in India, Bangalore](http://creativegroups.co/ "Creative Groups provides the best PLC Training in Bangalore and Scada Training in Bangalore. We offers the automation training like Plc, Hmi, Vfd Servo Dcsso forth..,") PLC Hardware configurations for (PLC,DI,D...

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Your thoughts on marriage/serious relationships: opposites attract vs. birds of a feather

MBA_Junkie

I have been a member and regular visitor of this website for a while now. I love the candidness of the posters and can definitely say that I have learnt a lot here and benefitted from it - from a personal and professional point of view. I was not exposed to the contemporary world of business (much ...

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Big4: International Tax

spagett91

Hey everyone, I'm starting at a big4 in the international tax group as a JD/LLM for planning/consulting. Does anybody have insight into what the work is like, exit options, avg. annual billing, career progression. I've heard the hours are significantly better than audit/advisory/law firms and th...

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Strobel Education Courses

OldForester

Anyone have experience with Strobel programs? My bank is paing for me to do the Finance and Accounting Class. I have a finance background as well as about done with my MBA. It seems to be heavy analysis, basic accounting, reporting, then moves to analytics and credit items. has anyone here attende...

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PV Solar Project Finance, Tax Equity Modeling

StJamesPark

Any tax equity / solar financing professionals here? I'm doing some rudimentary PV solar project finance modeling that includes a partnership flip tax equity structure as preparation for some interviews. Would love for some more experienced eyes to take a look at what I've put together as a sanity c...

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Banks

iejden

Never mind. I already received the answer and I can't delete it.................... Thank you anyways...

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Marketing or Sales Strategy

iejden

Not sure which would be the better career choice... Marketing or Sales Strategy at a major retail bank? Both are analyst roles. Thanks in advance....

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Anti-Institutionalization

Dedline

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Which one is better for a business loan – NBFC or bank?

bhaskar.singh

I guess an NBFC [business loan](https://ziploan.in/business-loan) is better than a bank loan. Banks usually take a long time in processing loan documents and at the same time, they require a long list of documents. Also, their loan eligibility criteria are very stringent. Another problem with a bank...

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Fintech Portfolio Manager Exit Opps

jerryfrish

Just got an offer to help run the credit portfolio of a fintech lender, essentially running the credit / portfolio management department. It's well-funded and has a valuation of about $300m. Does anyone have insight into the exit opportunities for this kind of role? Outside of similar roles at comp...

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My Story: The Sequel to the "Owning Unsexy Businesses" Thread

Bowser

Hey everyone, About six months ago I created a thread on WSO that ended up having a profound impact on my life. The thread was about owning and operating relatively "unsexy" businesses, and my goal was to pick the brain of other users to hear any thoughts or experiences they could offer (link: http...

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Gas Station, Car Wash, Fast Food - Owning Unsexy Businesses

Bowser

Most 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 netw...

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Starting Over - Career Change

mileywrinkle

Fellow Monkeys, New account for this post but I have been reading WSO for ~8 years. I am hoping to change careers and find a role within sales (account manager, business development, etc.). I am planning to exit the financial services industry and have no interest in wealth management / financial a...

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agricultural trade market insight

serbizz

Hello everyone! I own small agri trading company in Eastern Europe. We sell corn, wheat, oilseeds, barley, soybeans to LDC, Kernel, Bunge e.t.c. We are looking forward of opportunity to start our own export in containers on low volumes. I don't have enough information about how world market of agri-...

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Career Path in Insurance: Underwriting, Brokerage, etc

MBA1413

Anybody here works in commercial insurance (property and casualty, specialty lines, etc) can shed some light on the different career paths? I am currently on a graduate scheme of one of the largest insurers in the world in a commercial line in the London office. Prior to this I had internships expe...

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DBRS - NYC Culture, Experience?

econwoman

I'm inquiring of opinions on DBRS, the credit rating agency. Any insight into the company culture, experiences, feedback specifically for junior level analysts. Thank you!...

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Technological Evolution in Business & Finance and the Future

invguy

Considering all the buzz surrounding technology lately and its developments, specifically since the start of this century is exciting on multiple levels. Advancements in tech continue to impact the global economy and the way we do business and the impact, I might add, has been increasing exponential...

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Know anything about assisted living? Either as landlord or business operator

pere797

Has anyone been involved with an assisted living type place or old peoples home type facility? Not so much the large corporate type places but more of the smaller 10, 20, 30 bed type facility. I am sure there are licensing procedures to open something like this etc. Is this a good source of income a...

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Working in a Tech Firm

sootengfei

Hi All As a new joiner with a listed technology firm (in the digital infrastructure space), i've had difficulties understanding the various terms (on any topics such as AI, Blockchain, Cloud, Cybersecurity, IoT, Network) used by the sales/products team. I thought it would be good to start a thread ...

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AP Government Financial Regulations Project

semi.target

I am currently taking an AP government class at my school, and we have to choose a topic to research for the year. Naturally, I chose financial regulations as my research topic. We travel to DC in the spring and are supposed to conduct 10-15 interviews with people knowledgeable on the topic. What ...

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Valuations: Exit Ops/Business School Prospects

champagnepaki

I've received an offer to work at a B4 in their Valuations & Business Modeling group and will be interning as a generalist. After the internship specialty groups are an option and I could choose your typical coverage/industry group (healthcare, pharma, industrials, tmt, financial services, etc.) or ...

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Question - Industry Insight

LeveredOnTheWeekend

I'm looking to see where I could find sites/reports/pieces online where I can get a complete view of industries and how they operate. AMs and consulting firms regularly release pieces or quarterly reports on the state of certain sectors and current events but where could I go to read up on say, the...

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Is anyone interviewing for EY Transfer Pricing NYC office?

Elsie84

I finished my first round live video interview last week with EY transfer pricing team in NYC, and still waiting to hear back. Wonder if anyone is interviewing for the same group in NYC and could share some updates. ...

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Bootstrapped Entrepreneur Netting 7 Figures @ 25 - AMA

m_1

I get PM every day or so here asking questions so I figure might as well answer questions publicly to maximize value for the community. Happy to verify if a mod PMs but my post should be pretty telling. Preface for what it's like starting out. Keep in mind this is for true entrepreneurship and not...

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