I'm an engineering student with no background in finance, and just got accepted into IB.
What resources/knowledge/skills/websites etc would you recommend to make up for this lack of finance background, to help me succeed on the job?
I suppose this applies to other non-finance majors too.
So far I've just started doing some general reading and youtubing on finance and investing (more specifically - Bruce Greenwald's lectures on value investing).
Investopedia offers a (paid) course called The Fundamentals of Investing, which sounds interesting. Is this relevant/helpful enough in IB to make it worth buying?
I've always wanted to learn a bit more about statistics as well, but don't know how helpful that would really be.
Another option is to work through some of the modelling courses etc on WSO, but I suspect that most of that stuff will get covered during training or on the job. Thoughts?
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.