|+315||8 years old with no finance experience, too late to get into PE?Hi everyone.
I go to a top feeder elementary school and hoping to get into <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> or hopefully <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> down the line. I'm...||AllStateRap||63||22 hours 50 min ago|
|+192||Investment Banks as the Houses of Westeros - Game of Thrones (GoT)In honor of GoT S7 premiering next month, I'd like to pose a simple question to the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> community. If the investment banks were the Houses of Westeros, which would they be?
<span...||Draper Specter ...||70||1 day 1 hour ago|
|+163||Dumbest thing you've said in an interviewCurious about the dumbest things you've ever said in an interview that make for a funny story.
I had a coffee meet with associate/vp today (family friend). I have f'd up couliflower ears from wrestling/mma. The associate was a wrestler and commented something along the lines of...||slippy777||226||1 day 5 hours ago|
|+130||How much damage has banking done to your life?We all know banking isn't easy, and I am usually all about encouraging young people to work hard in finance since the long-term benefits to your career can be incredible. But it's good to be realistic about the job - many of us tend to act like heroic titans of finance who love the...||NuckFuts||151||4 days 14 hours ago|
|+111||San Francisco sucksit's expensive as hell out here, like seriously, even fast food is at least a dollar more here than on the other side of the bay, and you have to pay a lot for a shitty place to live, parking sucks because you have to pay for it a lot of places, then there's a whole bunch of uptight...||donquixote2929||133||1 day 17 hours ago|
|+102||How I turned tragedy into triumphHello my fellow Monkeys,
Although I've been stalking this forum for a year and a half, I didn't have the courage to officially join until recently. I'm currently in my second internship with <span class='keyword_link'><a...||The Real Slim Shady||53||4 days 6 hours ago|
|+90||The Iceland bet - How some hedge funds made huge moneyHello guys,
I'm an Economics graduate from the University of Iceland. I thought I'd share with you some information that I believe has never been made public before, at least not in English. It's a story about some brilliant investments that made a select few hedge funds A LOT...||afe9||48||5 days 7 hours ago|
|+89||How I got a 770 on the GMAT . . . whitecollarandsuspenders versionFirst, shout out to @phantombanker" for his original work "How I got a 770 on the GMAT with minimal effort while working banking hours" which I attempted to pay homage to with the post title.
**Re: This Post**
This post applies mostly to the Quant...||whitecollarands...||73||6 days 22 hours ago|
|+90||LinkedIn is Getting Bad AgainViewer discretion advised. This is mostly a rant and I apologize in advance. But hey, sometimes <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> gets a little dry so we gotta spice this up a bit. Love y'all btw.
1. Recruiters can lick every inch of my ball$ack....||Goldmansak||150||3 days 15 hours ago|
|+87||To All My Future Rainmakers<h3>Disclaimer</h3> This post isn't meant to be a salty venting, but more of a sharing some of my self-realizations from the past year on things that I wish I had fully understood 12 months ago.
“Congrats on closing your deal!”
“You were a rockstar on this one –...||Gotham's Reckoning||75||2 days 23 hours ago|
|+80||Investment Banking Resume Template - Official WSO CV Example<h4>Attached to the bottom of this post, you will find the Wall Street Oasis Investment Banking Resume Template for undergraduate students, used by the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis
">WSO</abbr> paid service and thousands of candidates to successfully land a job in...||WallStreetOasis.com||122||2 days 16 hours ago|
|+81||30 Weeks Later (Re-imagined)<h3>Week 1: Training </h3>
You arrive through the large glass doors in your suit and tie. You went to that Brooks Brothers outlet store or Macy's store and bought the nicest white shirt you can find. Your shoes are from one of those large department stores. You even have them...||Sizzling_Biscuit||18||6 days 15 hours ago|
|+70||I didn't even know what Investment Banking was until my junior year of college lol (Information is key)I am a minority, first generation college student, brought up by a single mother, lived in the hood, etc, etc...
Throughout school (K-12) I didn't know shit about anything. I didn't know the importance of a high school GPA because none of my friends (at the time) did either. Nobody...||IBtryhard||61||6 days 8 hours ago|
|+64||My journey from no-name boutique to PE MFI have been a long time lurker and recent poster here, I have got so much from this community, I can say I would not have done it without you so I think it is time to give something back. I am sure you heard stories like mine but I hope this can be inspirational to some of you.
<h3>My...||masters||55||5 days 16 hours ago|
|+65||I bumped into Lloyd Blankfein on the street and called him Jamie Dimon Disclaimer: I've made a throwaway account due to the crippling embarrassment of what just happened to me and my fear of being connected to this in anyway.
I'm <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"...||CalledLloydJamie||70||6 days 20 hours ago|
|+61||From BO to FO and back again, or, how I learned to stop worrying and love technology<h4>TL;DR:</h4> I was a slacker through college, worked as a programmer, pivoted to <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> through <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> Associate program, hated it, went back to...||FormerBanker||79||3 weeks 4 days ago|
|+17||What your managing director says and what he actually means?My managing director always tells me, "Keyser, have a good weekend."
What my managing director actually means is, "Keyser, Bend over."
...and I fall for it every time.
Curious to hear what fallacious things your MD tells you?
<em>Mod Note (Andy): One of...||Keysey Söze||46||4 days 5 hours ago|
|+17||Private Equity Resume Template - Official WSO CV Example<h4>Attached to the bottom of this post, you will find the Wall Street Oasis private equity resume template for experienced professionals, used by the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis
">WSO</abbr> paid service and thousands of candidates to successfully land a job in...||WallStreetOasis.com||25||2 months 1 week ago|
|+13||AMA - F500 Director of FP&AI've been asked to do an AMA a few times over the past few months and it's dead in the office so I figured I'd open myself up for questions.
- <abbr title="balance sheet">BS</abbr> in Accounting from no name college with 3.0
- MS in...||accountingbyday||57||2 days 19 hours ago|
|+14||Rescinded from Harvard... Now What????As many of you know, Harvard recently rescinded the acceptances of at least 10 students (I think the number is 12) for obscene memes in a Facebook group chat.
Unfortunately, I was one of was those students.
My initial response was to blame Harvard, the founders of the offensive group...||Stannis_B||145||4 days 21 hours ago|
|+14||Fellas: Does It Bum You Out to Work With Chicks Your Age? I know this is a totally douchey and not socially acceptable thing to say so I don't need to hear it about that, but I honestly get really bummed out about working alongside/under women around my age, especially if they're hot. It just ruins the BSD complex of the office when...||Lil REPE||32||3 days 44 min ago|
|+9||Are Hedge Fund Employees Structurally F***edHappy 2018. Going to start it off a bit heavy here.
I think in the last ~5 years things have been getting worse for your typical fund analyst/PM, and I think the trend is only accelerating. When I say getting worse I mean the growth path and (especially) the compensation for your moderately...||dazedmonk||17||16 hours 8 min ago|
|+8||2018 Bonus RumorsHas anyone been hearing rumors on how bonuses are looking this year?
<span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://gv142.isrefer.com/go/wso15/wsoasis/" target="_blank">WSP</a></span>: *"An investment banking analyst should make $155,...||Winston Wolfe||57||11 hours 10 min ago|
|+8||AMA: Sell-Side Equity Research todayI’m an MD in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span> with 15+ years experience. I’ve <span class='keyword_link'><a...||kechal||26||1 day 15 hours ago|
|+8||Analyst Modeling TestFigured I would give back to the community. I have a modeling test I was recently given for a debt/equity shop that I am happy to share. PM me and I will send it over. ||brokeRAGE||23||8 hours 29 min ago|
|+7||The rise of RBC Capital Markets<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/rbc-royal-bank-of-canada"><abbr title="Royal Bank of Canada">RBC</abbr></a></span> Capital Markets made it in top 9 <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>...||Thế Tài-Trần||34||12 hours 10 min ago|
|+7||AMA: I’m a 2nd-year Associate in Corporate Banking with an online MBA Hello <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>,
This AMA is a follow-up thread to one I wrote a few years ago while in an online <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> program (<a...||Rhodium||33||13 hours 32 min ago|
|+6||Be a WSO Social Chair & Help Host WSO Meetups in Your City We've been getting more events going on lately (Atlanta & <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> this month) and want to keep the momentum going!
We are looking for 1-2 <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> members in major cities...||AndyLouis||109||4 days 5 hours ago|
|+6||Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp<strong>Financial modeling</strong> is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of investment banks and other financial firms now have formal training programs, many students and prospective finance professionals are choosing enroll in...||WallStreetOasis.com||49||6 days 13 hours ago|
|+6||Metal Thread<img src="/files/styles/w800/public/inline/images/mc3gi2ol.jpg?itok=04mryBXR" alt="" />
I've gotten into metal. Let's recommend metal to each...||GoldenCinderblock||47||6 hours 28 min ago|
|+6||What is Your New Year's Resolution for 2018? What are your New Year's Resolutions for 2018?
Mine is to read more, whether that's for education or for personal enjoyment.
Happy New Year to everyone and rock this new year. ||Tiger16||46||2 hours 44 min ago|
|+7||New Year’s Resolutions Are Stupid. Set Goals.People keep baiting me on the topic of New Year’s resolutions.
Perhaps because I’ve called them stupid in the past, they think I have a negative view of such resolutions…
But that’s not true—I’m fired up about any catalyst that gets people to change.
It’s not New Year’s...||geoffblades||6||17 hours 20 min ago|
|+5||Have you ever seen an intern quit early?Hi,
I know that it's quite unlikely probably that an intern quit early, since they put a lot into getting the internship in the first place but nevertheless did you hear about interns who just couldn't handle the hours and therefore decided to quit early?
<em>Mod Note...||bNNNN||75||4 days 14 hours ago|
|+5||Buying my first car, looking for suggestionsSo essentially I'll be on the market for the car in the next weeks before I head back to school for my final semester. I've already accepted my <abbr title="full time">FT</abbr> offer following my <abbr title="summer analyst intern">SA</abbr>...||mb96||69||1 day 2 hours ago|
|+5||Anyone making any decent money from investing in ICOs?Looks like there have been some crazy returns available for those investing in ICOs mid-2017.
Is it a case of being too late to the party now given the sheer number of ICOs occurring and potential cannabilisation of available funds?
I’ve put small amounts of money in to some over the...||TONA09||65||20 hours 41 min ago|
|+5||GMAT arms race: stats from top schoolsLooked through top <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">mba</abbr> class profiles and it looks like a lot of averages for class 2019 went up again substantially:
<abbr title="Harvard Business School">HBS</abbr> 730
Kellogg...||5 million||42||14 hours 23 min ago|
|+5||Join the Email & WhatsApp groups for your city Join the email list for your city to receive updates on future <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> events in your city. When signing up you will also receive a welcome email with a link to join your city's WhatsApp group. We created these WhatsApp groups with...||AndyLouis||29||1 day 13 hours ago|
|+5||AMA: 6 months into post-undergrad role at MBBHey everyone,
Over a year ago, I made an AMA after I received offers from 2/3 MBBs out of a non-target undergraduate school. That AMA is here: https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/non-target-student-with-full-time-offers-to-23-mbbs-ask-me-anything
Here I am again, 6 months into my new...||lazy_overachiever||28||1 day 14 hours ago|
|+5||Spotify Going Public WIthout BankersI can't think of a company as high profile as Spotify ever having gone public without underwriters. Are <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-technology-media-telecommunications-TMT"><abbr title="technology, media,...||HowlerMonkey||25||18 hours 57 sec ago|
|+5||RE / REPE - What is your typical day to day like?I thought it would be cool if guys here can give their "day in the life" from 9am to whenever of a typical day for them at their current role/company.
I think it would be great for inexperienced guys like myself to see what is like formguys here from development to brokerage to REPE...||jtl1002||17||1 day 10 hours ago|
|+5||Most complicated deal you've been staffed onCurious to hear the story and background of the most complicated transaction you have been staffed on. Obviously, don't give any info out that may give away who the parties were.
I wish I had something more exciting to share - my most "exciting" transaction was a multi-part...||RobberBaron123||16||5 hours 59 min ago|
|+5||Ad Coms Hate BankingIn the process of applying to undergrad schools.. Many schools tend to ask something like "What are you passionate about" or "What do you want to pursue after graduation?" I'm not exactly set on anything at the moment, but I am definitely interested in investment...||gangstabanka||14||3 days 12 hours ago|
|+7||New Case Webinars in WSO Investment Banking Interview Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/investment-banking-interview-prep-questions">investment banking interview</a></span> prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with...||WallStreetOasis.com||4||10 months 2 weeks ago|
|+4||SA 2019 recruiting moved up to spring 2018Heard through the grapevine (including recruiters) that <abbr title="summer analyst intern">SA</abbr> 2019 recruiting for the Class of 2020 got moved up to spring 2018, i.e. their sophomore spring, meaning they'll only have one internship under their belt. Thoughts?||prestigewhore101||74||1 day 17 hours ago|
|+4||Boutique vs. HUGE COMPANIES..........................................................................................................................||Street-Addict. ...||44||1 day 5 hours ago|
|+4||The best of the back (or middle) office?obviously most people here are <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr> or bust</a></span>, but for those of us happy...||BoringFinanceGuy||29||2 days 22 hours ago|
|+4||Being Successful as a Late StarterHi,
I am receiving my Bachelor in a few months. After this I planned to do a one-year master-program in finance. Unfortunately I picked up my studies pretty late (at the age of 29). So I will be 33 when I will finally start working. Although my grades have always been in the top ten percent...||Burkamp||9||6 hours 1 min ago|
|+4||Southern California WSO RE meetup 2018Hey, guys, it looks like there was some interest in a <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> GLA area RE meetup- let's get it started. I was thinking maybe sometime closer to February. I have a few ideas for venues and will probably make a meetups.com type post to...||Sham Wow||6||18 hours 59 min ago|
|+3||What percentage of your after tax income is devoted to housing?There is an age old adage that your monthly housing expense should never be above 30% of your after tax income that I think is completely irrelevant in today's rental and housing market.
I'm curious to see what the average renter's/home owner's monthly expense including...||REPE8||39||1 day 10 hours ago|
|+3||Traders lose moneyHello!
I hear that many/most traders lose money. To what extend is this true? I mean like 70% of traders lose money and they end up with their basic salary and no bonus? Or 0.01% ?
thanks! ||investro||29||19 hours 11 min ago|
|+3||Are top MFins target programs for Private Equity firms? Was curious if programs like MFin at Princeton, MIT or MS in financial Economics at Columbia are target schools for <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> firms like <span class='keyword_link'><a...||qwerty_mbb2||24||1 day 6 hours ago|
|+3||Least common race/ethnicity in banking?Hey everyone,
So I've been reaching out to professionals in the industry/ networking via cold email, linkedin, etc.
I've noticed that my race is not too common in the finance industry and is actually pretty rare. I've recently google searched a few investment funds / boutique...||JordanBelfort1||23||8 hours 38 min ago|
|+4||New Tax Law - how if affects bonusesHere's a question that may affect most on this forum:
The current federal tax laws assess a flat tax on bonus income, which is highly annoying because that is a large chunk of my yearly compensation. How does the new tax code affect this? Will we get to take home a larger portion of our...||j. madden||22||10 hours 55 min ago|
|+3||Ethereum founder threatens to quitIt turns out that the founder of the popular cryptocurrency, Ethereum, is giving the whole cyrpto community a warning. As stated in the Business Insider article;
[quote] He said folks in the space should understand the difference between enacting positive change for society, and just moving...||Proteus||20||17 hours 51 min ago|
|+3||Best entry level jobs out of 4 years collegeI'm in the middle of my job search for next summer once I graduate college. I'm at at a non-target with a high GPA studying Finance. Have two internships, my most recent one being an <span class='keyword_link'><a...||JFinanceQs||17||20 hours 40 min ago|
|+3||Advice regarding loyalty to firmAnswers from those in the Investment Banking industry and not students. Thank you.
- 2017 graduate
- worked for a couple months
- a small boutique in new york
- haven't taken series exams yet
I love the culture, people, and deal-flow at my bank but like most people on this forum. ...||aqp||15||3 hours 24 min ago|
|+3||Any success stories from non-top MSF programs?Hello,
I was wondering if any of you had any major successes in <abbr title="Masters in Finance">MSF</abbr> programs that are not necessarily considered top programs. By success I mean that you were able to make a complete turnaround, <span...||NeverOutOfTheFight||13||1 day 10 hours ago|
|+3||Value-Add Multifamily InvestmentsHad a couple of questions relative to value-add apartment investing in the currently market. It seems as though most/many LP equity groups have re-calibrated their return expectations as multifamily has seen a phenomenal run coming out of the recession. Most deals I am seeing (I focus on the...||egold70||12||15 hours 10 min ago|
|+3||Youtuber Exit oppsDoes anyone else begrudge the fact that people like Logan Paul make 13.5m$ per year after 4 years of posting nonsense on youtube?
So many analysts slaving away, plugging numbers in to excel for 70-100 hours per week, for those coveted transferrable skills. But 99.9% will never make anywhere...||TommyGunn||9||18 hours 18 min ago|
|+3||Questions about VP/D/MD levels at investment banksI'm a student at a Canadian University since a lot of Canadians choose to stay in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>
rather than move to <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> or other exit opportunities, this is also the path I'm...||Bankerstreet||7||5 days 17 hours ago|
|+3||Physical Trading: Best Commodities to be in?Hi all, I'm a long time lurker on this forum but I've benefited a lot from all of the discussions <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">surrounding physical trading</a></span>. Currently an undergrad with...||LongGamma94||6||2 days 13 hours ago|
|+3||Leaving banking early?Hi all,
I am doing <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr></a></span> and...||PE_guy19||4||1 day 21 hours ago|
|+3||Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich Sells an Extraodinary Amount of StockDisclosure of the recent Meltdown bug, a security exploit targeting Intel processor's usage of speculative execution was released yesterday, and it's now come to light that the company was informed of the vulnerability all the way back in June:...||Lawrence-Yan||3||1 day 18 hours ago|
|+3||Leaving banking early??Hi all,
I am doing <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> and...||PE_guy19||1||3 days 18 hours ago|
|+2||offer compare: Nomura S&T option desk VS blackrock PAG, active investment analytics (NY)Greatly appreciate your opinion. Little bit about me, non-target school with 1.25 yr working experience at a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> in quantitative analytics role. BR pay slightly less than NM. But its not a concern for me.
I like both opportunities and I...||lynnxxxx||20||22 hours 46 min ago|
|+2||What roles can I get with a CFAHello,
I have <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">interests in Asset Management</a></span> and have been thinking about pursuing a <abbr title="Chartered Financial...||Betseat-Getachew||19||11 hours 13 min ago|
|+2||Prop trading plan (calling exp STIR traders): Could I REALLY have an edge with this or am I utterly deluded?Background: late 30s, decent economics degree, read up on banking/<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading at uni</a></span>, interned <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>, never got...||know when to fold||17||2 days 12 hours ago|
|+2||Is Stern still a target?I applied ED to Wharton and got rejected and was looking for other targets. I saw Stern was a target but also saw some people recently talking smack about it and saying it wasn't worth the hype. I just want to make sure it is a target because I am considering changing from RD to ED2 at...||Handturkeyjesus||16||1 day 8 hours ago|
|+2||Critique my resume - bad gpa and no experienceGraduating next semester and going to apply for jobs.
Have no formal experience and my GPA is too trash so not putting it.
My goal's to become a financial or <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> analyst as I love doing valuations.||Baginski||15||2 days 13 hours ago|
|+2||Help: Accept PE Offer or Corp Dev Offer?All -
Fortunate enough to receive two offers yesterday (talk about timing).
One with a generalist Lower Middle Market <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> firm (70% co-invest / 30% direct invest). The firm is <5 years old and <$750M AUM, but they're...||palpe||12||3 days 9 hours ago|
|+2||Inflation and Bonds Hi all,
I get that there is an inverse relationship between bond prices and interest rates. However, the FINRA exam I just took would not such an easy question in such a straight forward format.
Instead (as I remember it), the question asked what would happen to bonds in a high inflation...||Chasxy||11||1 day 10 hours ago|
|+2||WSO Internships & Employment Opportunities<center><h3>Join the Wall Street Oasis Team</h3></center>
<h3>Open opportunities for students: </h3>
<li><a href=https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/the-2017-wso-internship-apply-now">2017 <abbr title="Wall Street...||AndyLouis||11||2 months 1 day ago|
|+2||Getting wasted by yourselfWhat are your opinions on getting wasted by yourself at home? There seems to be a lot of stigma on getting drunk by yourself - I'm of the opinion that it doesn't fucking matter but I'm wondering what other people's thoughts are.
**Update:** I'm never drinking again.||CalledLloydJamie||11||8 hours 32 min ago|
|+2||do people from different colleges but same fraternity help each other out in terms of networking and getting a job? was wondering if someone from the same fraternity but from a different school will be willing to help out another guy from a different school but same fraternity or is that really rare?||Killua1234||9||3 days 7 hours ago|
|+2||Trader-no luck with employmentHello everyone,
I am a Trader who <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">specializes in trading</a></span> index futures and I have over three years experience trading the same.I have been managing my personal...||jimtril19||9||8 hours 26 min ago|
|+2||M7 MBA w/ sub 3.0 GPA chances of Top Tier Consulting? I'm a current <abbr title="Top 7 MBA business schools">M7</abbr> <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> student with sub 3.0 GPA and wanted to get honest feedback on chances of top tier consulting job post-MBA? I think I am...||ravensfan||9||3 days 9 hours ago|
|+2||Low Gpa (3.3) at Ivy for full time next year. Unsure what to do? As the title states, I have a really low gpa and I have no idea what to do. I'm currently a Stats major at an Ivy with a poor gpa. The highest I can bring my gpa to is a 3.4 but It's unlikely (the classes I'm taking are considered very hard). It's because I fucked up this...||Iscrewedup9302||9||7 hours 17 min ago|
|+2||I NEED HELP!!!Hi everyone, so I am a sophomore at Michigan State and I have a 3.75 GPA and I still haven't even applied for any internships for this summer yet. Does anyone have any advice on how I should go about this? I don't have any experience in finance other than a personal account and being...||ArbitrageSam||9||4 days 12 hours ago|
|+2||Spring Break 2018Anyone have fun plans for spring break 2018? My buddies and I are in the preliminary stages of putting a trip together for a week in Feb/March but haven't been able to decide on a destination. Looking for any suggestions. ||Prop Joe||8||5 hours 22 min ago|
|+2||Violation of the bro code Deleted.||Colombianmonkey||8||1 day 17 hours ago|
|+2||UBS vs Citi SA HK IBDReceived an <abbr title="summer analyst intern">SA</abbr> offer for both of these places for <abbr title="Hong Kong">HK</abbr>. Long term goal is <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> <abbr title="private...||jstatham123||8||1 day 22 hours ago|
|+2||MBB SF vs NYC vs ChicagoHey everyone!
Thanks in advance for the help. I know the ranking of each firm varies based on the specific office. I was wondering if people could provide insight about the rankings of offices for SF, <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>, and Chicago for <span...||neiln413b||8||17 hours 56 min ago|
|+2||Series 4 - Options PrincipalHi All,
I am thinking of taking the Series 4 - Options Principal exam in 2018. Has anyone taken this exam? If so, can you please provide any feedback and how it stacks up against other FINRA exams in terms of difficulty? I passed the 7, 63, and most recently, the 57, all on the first try. ...||Chasxy||8||1 day 13 hours ago|
|+2||Self-Taught XOM ModelThis is my first post - feedback is welcome if I am using the site wrong.
I am working in real estate finance, looking to make it into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. I'm trying to put together a coherent valuation on XOM to send in with my resume, but...||JohnnyHMKB||7||1 day 9 hours ago|
|+2||inherit dads CA practice of 400K net or go for quant degree for tradingHi,
This is a very weird question. I majored in statistics and finance amd worked as a quant and then as an actuary for like 2 years. I am also going for a top MFE degree and hope to get a role in quant or structuring.
However I am having real changes of thought. My dad has a developed CA...||raghav.gumber108||6||20 hours 26 min ago|
|+2||College Senior Seeking Advice Getting a JOBHello guys! I'm a senior at a liberal arts college. I had an internship last summer at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr></a></span>...||MmeZ||6||1 day 18 hours ago|
|+2||IB: Australia transferring to AbroadHi everyone!
I recently graduated from high school and topped my state for exams (Australia). I've always wanted to go into investment banking overseas, but unfortunately for financial reasons, this year I was not able to apply to the ivy leagues/oxford/Cambridge etc and thus am studying...||fuzzyball||6||1 day 7 hours ago|
|+2||Career advice PERE AnalystHi guys,
I am a first year analyst/controller in European <abbr title="private equity real estate">PERE</abbr> fund. I got the full-time offer after completing a 6 month internship in acquisitions but I am now <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Dexer||6||23 hours 16 min ago|
|+2||Have an informational phone call with a Senior Analyst at a Decent sized Investment GroupHey all,
I need some advice as I have a phone call with a senior analyst at a decent sized Real Estate Investment/Property Management firm (focuses on Senior housing/Multi-family/office properties mostly) for informational purposes Friday. I am starting to feel the heat as he responded with a...||FinancialBarn||5||22 hours 10 min ago|
|+2||Hostile takeover of a lemonade stand? Some guy on here was bragging about a hostile takeover that he performed.
Well, I found out that he was referring to a lemonade stand(he currently runs this now). ||duey_dun_did_it...||5||2 days 23 hours ago|
|+2||Possible Volcker Rule repeal and the future of trading?What do you think will happen if most or all of Volcker Rule is repealed as hinted at by the Trump administration? There are already some prominent traders moving back to large banks after leaving hedge funds amidst rumors about Volcker rule either being re-written or repealed. If banks are...||TheROI||4||3 days 18 hours ago|
|+2||Which internship experience is more relevant to land a Management consulting job?I am a junior double majoring in Economics and Finance with a certificate in IT. I have been given the opportunity to intern at EY in either their Transfer Pricing or Risk advisory division. My ultimate goal is to be part of their BAP (Business Advisory Program).
I would like to know which...||arbulualvaro||3||6 hours 56 min ago|
|+2||New Position, Need AdviceI recently was hired at a very small capital company with basically me and my boss/owner trying to expand his portfolio of <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr>, I need to find a directory or a database for brokers so I can pound the phones to get our name out...||JBUCHAN||3||14 hours 12 min ago|
|+2||Best resources to take initiative? Want to start a finance blog. (undergrad student)Hey guys,
I really enjoy creating and sharing my own technical/fundamental analysis of a wide range of currencies and equities. I'd like to have a platform where I can share my opinions of current events, market movements, economic indicators, and just talk about interesting current...||champagnepaki||3||5 days 18 hours ago|
|+2||PrologisDoes Anyone have any insights about Prologis? If so, How's the interview process for Investment analyst? Thanks.||ketCRE||3||21 hours 25 min ago|
|+2||Does your undergrad make that much of a significant difference?I'm new here to this forum. Had this account lying around but I wasn't sure how to make a post like this on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, but here it is.
I kept hearing from friends and mentors alike that getting jobs in finance, banking, etc......||EconMaths||2||18 hours 51 sec ago|
|+2||Deutsche Bank Current StatusHi everyone.
Via the search function, it doesn’t look like this topic has been discussed since 2016. As we enter 2018, is there anyone here who can comment on how the environment/culture is at <span class='keyword_link'><a...||That_Aston||2||6 days 13 hours ago|
|+2||2017 Performance of Bank Market Making DesksDoes anyone here know how well certain market making businesses did in 2017 (by asset class not bank)? Also could you break down your responses whether it was a discretionary or systematic market making business you are referring to please.||LaNoob||2||3 days 11 hours ago|
|+2||Who is lending on Malls right now?200k+ SF mall in the SW looking for floating rate loan. The word retail is a bit scary right now but who is active? ||Jim1234||1||19 hours 41 min ago|
|+2||GS PWM Superday - anyone hear back?<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs">Completed a <abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr></a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...||throwawayacctxx||1||2 days 21 hours ago|
|+2||Moving from McKinsey/Bain analyst to PE associateIf anyone has made this transition could they maybe share some insight into what the process was like relative to the standard <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> -> <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> recruiting path? Specifically, do...||ask_me_how_to_bs||1||3 days 22 hours ago|
|+2||InternshipDoes anybody know any internship opportunities that are still open? What do you think about interning outside the US if I don't have the opportunity to intern in the US?||InternationalIB||1||3 days 20 hours ago|
|+4||Net worth of Private Equity associatesSo I graduated from a target in 2012 (no debt), immediately joined a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr></a></span> in 2012, and made the...||federernadal||33||8 hours 49 min ago|
|+1||What does a Business Development Analyst do?Hi Guys,
I just saw a posting on my college's career site for a business development analyst position (Undergrad level) at Microsoft. The job description talks a lot about working on product partnerships, but was pretty vague. I was wondering if anyone had any insights on this role, like...||Pak24||14||4 days 7 hours ago|
|+1||BB Investment Banks in Asia PacifcHi there, I'm currently a penultimate year student from a target school in Australia. I am intending to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">apply for <abbr title="bulge...||Dreambiggerwork...||10||13 hours 18 min ago|
|+2||Internship for Rising College FreshmanI'm currently a high school senior looking for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span>; however, I've been dual enrolled at Boston University over the past two years.
Relevant...||burritofanatic||8||12 hours 16 min ago|
|+1||Reasonable profit splitHi friends
I have been tasked with setting up a new desk and exploring new markets at a prop firm of ~55 people. What is a reasonable profit split in general? Can provide more details if needed. Essentially what I’m doing is going to be solo’d off.
Johanna||JChua92||5||1 hour 9 min ago|
|+1||What exactly is this job? Does it lead to portfolio management?Hi,
I have been exploring roles in the buy side. I kind of wanted to know what the following role is about... This is not a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">typical equity research</a></span> nor is...||RKG||5||2 days 7 hours ago|
|+1||Shall I do 2 masters to work at RBC Capital Markets? Shall I do 2 masters to validate my bad bachelor's degree?
I'm a final year law undergrad studying in St.Andrews. I want to work in Toronto for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/rbc-royal-bank-of-canada"><abbr title="Royal Bank of...||sharpyne||5||1 day 7 hours ago|
|+1||Sophomore Summer Internship - Local PWM firm or Small FP&A firm?Looking for some advice from people that have been through recruiting or may know more about these types of situations than I do.
I am currently a sophomore at a non-target and I have become very interested in finance(IB/<abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>...||WildBill222||5||1 day 22 hours ago|
|+1||Development Contract TermsI am negotiating a contract with a developer for construction of an office building. I wanted to see if various experts on this forum can guide me with following terms. Are these market? What changes would you suggest?
**Fee Schedule**: Twenty-five percent (25%) of the total DEVELOPER Fee...||Parzival7||5||2 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||When is an IPO an IPO?Hi,
Can someone please tell me when exactly is an <abbr title="initial public offering">IPO</abbr> sold and to whom? Does <abbr title="initial public offering">IPO</abbr> mean that it is first sold on the primary exchange on which it is listed? Or,...||Chasxy||4||18 hours 54 min ago|
|+1||Investment banks that are friendly to international studentsHello monkeys,
I am enrolling a <abbr title="Top 7 MBA business schools">M7</abbr> <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> program in August and thinking about a Investment Banking Summer Associate in the <abbr title="New...||Kiyat||4||1 day 7 hours ago|
|+1||What do I need to do? Overqualified, overeducated, with tons of Sales experience...No job.Hello,
I started 20 years ago in the retail brokerage space, went institutional <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">asset management</a></span> sales, for Fortune 50 (Think a large Rock) and Fortune 25...||Brent-Schneider...||4||18 hours 3 min ago|
|+1||Emailing interviewers after being rejectedI interviewed for a position last week with two VPs. I thought it went extremely well and they were even looking for two Analysts. Unfortunately, I got a automated rejection email this morning from HR thanking me for interviewing and they are moving on with other candidates. I really want to...||jtl1002||4||1 day 11 hours ago|
|+1||< Critique my Resume please !!! >I think its almost done but would like some feedback, thank you all for your time.
https://imgur .com/a/Xkk9b||ArbitrageSam||4||2 days 12 hours ago|
|+1||as a freshman when should I apply for sophomore internships?im a freshman currently and I was wondering when is the timeline for sophomore internships? I know you apply the year before the actual internship but I was wondering what actual months do you usually start applying? If you had a bad gpa (2.8) first semester of college will it become harder to...||Killua1234||4||18 hours 9 min ago|
|+1||IB with an English degree? I've just graduated with a 2:1 (GPA 3.5?) in English Literature from a top 5 University in the UK. I've completed internships at three of the four magic circle law firms, as well as two American ones. Despite being offered a training contract at two firms, I don't really want to...||NotAmused95||4||6 days 15 hours ago|
|+2||Never Give UpOne of my buddies from forestry school always wanted to get into finance. After we graduated, he got an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> at a target school. He was rejected from <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Thernovich||4||19 hours 49 min ago|
|+1||Process for DDAnyone have a concrete process to evaluate DD? I mean like do you check leases, rent roll, environmental, etc., in any specific order? ||JBUCHAN||4||5 hours 41 min ago|
|+1||Is sophomore PE internship relevant?I am planning on working at a lower <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> firm this summer (in the range of 400-1000mil AUM). I will be doing a mix of sourcing, industry research, financial valuation, and other...||brobby||4||5 days 14 hours ago|
|+1||How Do You Stand Out in Large Networking Events?I have been selected to go to a few conferences in the next month, with about 200 other students in each conference. There is going to be a networking session after the conferences, and I am sure that the other 200 students will all be eager to leave a lasting impression.
How do you build a...||MikiTheMonkey||4||1 hour 30 min ago|
|+1||First year MSRED student looking for spring internship in NYCFirst year MSRED student looking for acquisitions/development internship during spring semester (summer as well). Any advice or leads??
I have checked out linked-in, indeed, and select leader. I also google different firms in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> to see...||GoldStar||4||1 day 7 hours ago|
|+1||COWEN 2018 UPDATED REPUTATIONIs <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/cowen-group">Cowen</a></span> considered a top <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> (<span class='keyword_link'><a...||LongestRoader||4||2 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Need to transfer $1.5-$2.0M to the US. Can you help me?Hey guys,
This is not a joke and i'm just gonna cut to the chase as i'm not really sure what to do here. Please don't MS me as i'm just trying to help someone out. If this is an inappropriate post I will delete it.
A member of my family owns a solar company that is...||champagnepaki||4||23 hours 6 min ago|
|+1||will graduating in five years put me at a disadvantage?Hi, I'm a sophomore at Northeastern University, a non-target in Boston. They have a co-op program where students can choose to do 2 or 3 six-month long internships. Each one goes from July - December. My first one starts this July.
I want to stay in undergrad longer so I chose three,...||Ayce||4||9 hours 10 min ago|
|+1||Is it possible to get into a top MBA Program coming from EY Advisory?I'm a current senior in college and have an offer for EY Tech Advisory. If I got a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/gmat-pill-promo-code-333-off-gmat-prep-discount">good GMAT score</a></span>, how likely would it still be to get into a top...||clowningaround||3||4 days 10 hours ago|
|+1||Moelis - Houston office What's their reputation? Good culture / deal flow? Last few posts I saw regarding their Houston office gave the impression that they fly under the radar. What's the scoop? And is the Saudi Aramco <abbr title="initial public offering">IPO</abbr> advisory out of...||Texas Crude||3||4 days 4 hours ago|
|+1||Moving from the Big Apple to a TBA city in North CarolinaHey yall,
I have been in the Big Apple for 2 years post completion of my undergraduate degree and its time to find a cheap cost of living!!!!! With 2 years of rotational finance experience(project management and financial analysis) im seeking an investment analyst role(sitting for <abbr...||Betseat-Getachew||3||1 day 8 hours ago|
|+1||SSE finance VS Bocconi accounting VC LSE law and accountingHello!
I got my Bachelor Degree in China and plan to take a master program in Europe.
By now I have got the offer from SSE (finance). As for Bocconi, I think I will only be admitted to the Accounting and Financial Management&Control program instead of its famous Finance program. <abbr...||Ashley1030||3||3 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||Canada to US Immigration - Non-Finance Job to Get Permanent Residence?Assuming you haven't read my first post, I am a Canadian in my final year of undergrad, at a Canadian school, and I am hoping to move to the US ASAP after I graduate. Taking this into consideration, I am curious what your thoughts are on taking a non-finance related job in the US, and...||MrWhite24||3||2 days 15 hours ago|
|+1||What is the closest thing to a target or semi-target undergrad program that I could get into to eventually move on to IB?I know prestige is very important when it comes to finance, but I screwed up too much my first two years of high school to get into a target.
With a 3.6 weighted GPA(3.5 Freshman year, 3.3 Sophomore year, 4.0 Junior year), many <abbr title="accounts payable">AP</abbr>...||RB2000||3||4 days 11 hours ago|
|+1||Private Nonbank Lender ValuationHappy New Year!
(1) I have an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/private-equity-interview-prep-questions"><abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> interview</a></span> coming up where I have been asked to consider...||McPhereson||3||4 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||Graduate programs to develop quantitative background in preparation for PhD in Finance?Hi! I have a B.A. background in finance and economics. Looking to enter a PhD program for Finance but most reputable programs require a strong quant background. The extent of my math background is Calc I and Econometrics, earning high marks in both courses. At the time, I was more interested in...||DamnStraight||3||1 day 8 hours ago|
|+1||Evercore Restructuring Q’sHi All,
Just wanted to learn <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/evercore" target="_blank">more about Evercore</a></span>’s Restructuring practice. Not a lot of information on <abbr title="Wall Street...||lolololok||3||4 days 12 hours ago|
|+1||LinkedIn message reviews please :) Hello everyone,
I would like to have your opinion regarding my LinkedIn message. I've done few test in august for a <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> boutique and I was invited for an interview but I was running out of time so I accepted another...||French35||3||4 days 23 hours ago|
|+1||Resume critique - english is not my mother tongueHi everybody,
I did not apply to any job in years and I'm not a native english speaker therefore I have lots of doubt about the quality of my resume.
I would be grateful if you would critique it.
thanks!||cuneo||3||1 day 14 hours ago|
|+1||Breaking in without the top marksHello all,
Happy New year to everyone. For my question today, I was wondering wether people had any ideas on how to break into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. I am still a young student, and I am afraid my grades are not potentially high enough for my future...||Inexperiencedbateman||3||4 days 11 hours ago|
|+1||TMT Lateral Interview within the same bankFellow monkeys,
For anyone who has gone through the process, could you please shed some light on the process? I'm a second-year analyst in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...||Sovuti Fan||3||1 day 15 hours ago|
|+1||MBA: Cornell Johnson vs UT Austin McCombsConsiderations when making decision:
1) Considering finances are not an issue (paying full both places), and its a blind decision (meaning no concern with location and open to career choice at this point) which place would you pick?
2) If interested in energy finance with a background in...||phillyboy||3||3 days 11 hours ago|
|+1||What kind of a bonus should I expectJust wondering if anybody can give some insight. I'm not in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> but I am a Capital Markets Analyst for a regional bank. It is my first year. Anybody know what kind of bonus I should expect? I can't imagine it would be like...||westwd||3||15 hours 59 min ago|
|+1||Accepted a job offer but..I kind of regret it now. I went through recruiting season and came out with three job offers, none of which were ideal. Due to deadlines imposed, I made a decision and rejected the other two.
I immediately felt some buyer's remorse but figured it would go away shortly. However, almost...||KyIrv2||3||12 hours 18 min ago|
|+1||McKinsey - any progress? Hi All, happy new year!
For those of you who have <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/mckinsey-and-co">applied to McKinsey</a></span> London, how is the process going? Have you heard anything from them regarding going to the next round?...||Kjvchuk||3||3 days 1 hour ago|
|+1||Undergrad Senior Spring Semester - IdeasHi all,
I'm going into my last semester as a senior in undergrad. I've already signed an offer with a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...||snapfootball||3||3 days 9 hours ago|
|+1||GS career portal withdraw button removedDoes anyone know what it means if the withdraw button is removed from your application on Goldman's career portal? ||anonymouswallst||3||3 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||REIT infoI see some large multi fam <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REITs</abbr> with guidance saying they expect around 100-200mm in acquisitions, roughly that or x1.5 in dispositions....... what are your thoughts on this as a barometer on institutional holding periods...||Commissions and fees||3||22 hours 38 min ago|
|+1||PE Operations to MBA? Currently No PE/IB BackgroundI have an offer to join a <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> private equity firm on their operations team doing reporting and analysis of the portfolio companies. The role slowly grows into more of a consulting-type role out at the portfolio companies providing various...||jumper123||3||16 hours 52 min ago|
|+1||College SophomoreHey guys,
Two quick questions.
1. Once I finish undergrad, should I wait a couple of years to do my <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> or should I do it right away. Have heard a lot of different opinions on this matter and not sure which...||Street-Addict. ...||3||3 days 19 hours ago|
|+1||Working Capital question in closing an M&A dealI am currently working on a buy-side transaction and am trying to provide guidance to the other side on "standard" levels of working capital left in the business when closing. As the seller does not have an investment bank involved I want to provide them with guidance from some third...||NoTimeForSpace||3||1 day 14 hours ago|
|+1||Private Equity Internship Interview ProcessI am a junior at a non-target. I have a few phone calls set up with <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> firms as well as one in-person meeting that I got through a connection.
What can I be expecting from...||hydroflask99||2||3 days 10 hours ago|
|+1||I need help on my modelCan someone please look at this operating model and tell me where I have failed. Yes, I know it is terrible but it my first attempt at building something completely from scratch. If you could point out the most glaringly wrong issues, I would be grateful.
Thanks||nretni||2||14 hours 16 min ago|
|+1||Services at Big 5 banks?Anyone who previously worked at Big 5 banks in Canada know if there's charter services/car services, food delivery at night, gym membership etc?
Thanks||sheperd99||2||1 day 7 hours ago|
|+1||Best way to prepare for case interviews?There’s a lot of info and resources out there to prep for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews">consulting case interviews</a></span>. What are the best ways to prepare and why? Anyone have any metrics on which ways...||I am not a Wizard||2||2 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||How much does GPA matter after Junior Year?Since internship recruiting has mostly come to a close, it seems that a lot of juniors I know have started coming down with an early case of senioritis. I was wondering, if you come from a target school and land a Summer Analyst position <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Serenity1697||2||3 days 8 hours ago|
Quick question. I have looked for a complete list of the sectors that investment banking covers, and I have not been able to find a complete list. Just wondering if anyone here might have a list?
future ibanker||nok15105||2||18 hours 58 min ago|
|+1||what books/websites can I read to learn more about investment banking?hello I was wondering if there is any recent or updated books and websites I can read to learn about the type of deals investments banks have done? I also wanted to know if there is a website I can use to learn more about the vocab <abbr title="investment...||Killua1234||2||1 day 4 hours ago|
|+1||Is it possible for me to transfer from Baruch (Zicklin) to Cornell (Johnson), during my MBA? I'm currently a <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> Analyst with a no name boutique firm and plan to do my <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> from Baruch.
I graduated from an average college (definitely...||Abhijeet-Rajpurohit||2||2 hours 14 min ago|
|+1||Personal account on Resume.Hi everyone, I was wondering if it was okay to put Personal Investing on a resume, I had a 20% realized gain in 2017 and think it would be good for an Equity Research position||ArbitrageSam||2||17 hours 50 min ago|
|+1||Rosenbaums 1st edition outdated?Hi,
I would like to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://tinyurl.com/3rebxvt" target="_blank">read Rosenbaum</a></span>'s Investment Banking. In older threads (~2013) people recommend to stick with the 1st edition. Does that...||Burkamp||2||1 day 4 hours ago|
|+1||What do I need to do? Overqualified, overeducated, with tons of Sales experience...No job. Help!!!!Hello,
I started 20 years ago in the retail brokerage space, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">went institutional asset management</a></span> sales, for Fortune 50 (Think a large Rock) and Fortune 25...||Brent-Schneider...||2||17 hours 45 min ago|
|+1||LEK consulting - a good feeder to H/S/W MBA programs, or no? Hi,
Currently I'm in a situation where after working in an FMCG (think HUL, P&G etc) for 1.5 years post my undergrad, I've the possibility of getting interviews with LEK consulting.
LEK consulting has only recently opened this new office in South Asia. If my end goal is H/S/W...||qwerty_mbb2||2||21 hours 4 min ago|
|+1||Experienced HF CVHey,
Have been with a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow"><abbr title="hedge fund">HF</abbr></a></span> for 2 years and have interviews coming up. Looking...||sa-jue||2||1 day 5 min ago|
|+1||PE Finance QuestionHi Everyone,
I have a quick question. In a private equity firm/hedge fund firm, which department handles the carried interest / management fee calculations? Who actually set the funds up and keeps track of the deal by deal revenues that come in & report on them? I assume there is a...||OnedayPeople||2||4 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||No SAT Scores?How relevant are SAT scores post-IB when pursuing avenues such as PE?
I went to high-school in Australia and am studying my degree in Australia. We use what is called an 'Australian Tertiary Admission Rank' where everybody is (albeit poorly) fit on a bell-curve. Curious as to what I...||Peter Sullivan||2||21 hours 44 min ago|
|+1||Best source for PE compensation benchmarks?Hello all. I'm a Director in a <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> fund and my review is coming up. I've got the Heidrick & Struggles <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>...||nostalgist||2||4 days 14 hours ago|
|+1||Critique my resume please (non native speaker)Hi,
I am not a native english speaker so I assume the sentences written of my resume could be improved. I would be very grateful if someone would critique my resume!||cuneo||2||20 hours 11 min ago|
|+1||Failing a course that doesn't count for GPASo I failed a course that only counted for .5 credits and not counted towards my GPA. It was the beginning of freshman year at a target, and assuming all my grades are fine (3.7+) for the rest of my transcript, how will the F impact me in recruiting?||walterrchen||2||4 days 6 hours ago|
|+1||JLL Research AnalystDoes anyone have any insight on JLL research analyst interviews? I'm graduating in May and considering applying for this position. What is included in the modeling test? Any information would be helpful.||ch66220||2||3 days 22 hours ago|
|+1||Consultant hoping to transition to family office?2 years of experience at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews">second tier management consulting</a></span> firm right out of college. I believe I would like to work for a family office some day. What would be the...||MT2018||2||17 hours 44 min ago|
|+1||Leave internship off resume?Question for you guys..I’m 3 years out of school about.. and currently at my second company. I interned with a multifamily slumlord small firm that no one knows of in my senior yearI did basically nothing besides search in MLS and basic market research, collect rent and property management...||jtl1002||2||15 hours 23 min ago|
|+1||senior-secured leveraged lending questionFor those that work in commercial banking...
the FDIC / OCC sets guidelines for commercial banks to flag certain borrowers as "Higher-Risk" based on leverage. It's supposed to be if senior leverage is >3x or total leverage is >4x. I just started at a new bank, and it...||Click OK to Continue||2||2 days 9 hours ago|
|+1||Government asks buyer to double the price for a Salt Mine. HELPHere is a real life case study I need a bit of help with.
* Government & buyer have a 50% stake each of a Mine producing soda ash and salt.
* The Government is currently pursuing a privatization exercise and wants to sell it's 50% stake
* The buyer who has a right of...||Kamoroun||2||3 hours 57 min ago|
|+1||Big 5 recruitment and ranking?I was wondering what the recruitment scene is like in the Canadian banks. If the global <abbr title="bulge brackets">BBs</abbr> in Toronto hire 2-5 people each year, how many people do the Big 5 each take?
Also, since <span class='keyword_link'><a...||bakerbanker||2||6 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||Best way to HF?Hi everyone! Well, im studying Mechanical Engineering (2nd year), but i dont really like it. I consider doing a MS in Finance when i graduate. I have three questions:
1. Whats the best way to a <span class='keyword_link'><a...||AvengerM4||2||4 days 10 hours ago|
|+1||Is it possible to stay fit as a first year analyst in IB?Does anyone have any advice for staying fit as an analyst? I don't mean exercising - I already know that I'm not going to be exercising much. I just mean eating a light diet. During <abbr title="summer analyst intern">SA</abbr> this past summer I gained about 10...||unclebiff||2||2 days 12 hours ago|
|+1||UBS sales and trading internshipHas anyone been to a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/ubs-ag">UBS</a></span> Sales and Trading Summer Analyst in November...||square40||2||1 day 11 hours ago|
|+1||Consulting job abroad vs botique PE frshman summerHello All,
Wharton undergrad freshman seeking your opinion. What would be the most relevant/ best <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">experience for <abbr title="bulge...||Keepingitreal||2||6 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||Start entry-level jobI Graduate this summer I Want to start my career in finance. I am one of the best MSc Investment Analysis (course with <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst">CFA</abbr> Institute recognition) students on my course (the best 3) in UK, I participate in <abbr...||Marcin-Marcin||2||2 days 9 hours ago|
|+1||IB over Politics?........................Deleted for anonymity purposes...............................................||The Lord||2||6 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||condition For LoansI am an employee at Indulge Catering In Edinburgh. I love bike riding. How I will apply or loans for buy my new Bike||indulgecatering||2||2 days 1 hour ago|
|+1||Is Philadelphia a good city to live in?There's older threads discussing Philadelphia, but I wanted everyone's 2018 outlook on Philadelphia. I've spent a couple of months there and enjoyed it. Very lively city with a big feel.
What are some good neighborhoods to live in?||mark198||2||12 hours 2 min ago|
|+1||GO IN ON MY RESUME PART 2https://imgur .com/a/GkLU7
Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I am a sophomore from a non-target but a big school applying for an equity research summer internship||ArbitrageSam||2||12 hours 10 min ago|
|+1||What Do You Even Say During Cold-Calls?I have heard that cold-calling recruiters is a great way to network and get your dream job, that is if you know how to do it properly. Yet, when I try to think about what exactly should I say during the call and how should I direct the conversation towards a potential meeting, I am, like many...||MikiTheMonkey||2||4 days 10 hours ago|
|+1||UK Master in Finance AdviceHi all,
I am a penultimate year Business Management student at a semi-target university in the United Kingdom (think Warwick, Bath, Durham). I am currently doing an industrial placement (12 months) in the <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Ben Rickert||2||5 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Is it possible to transition from Goldman PWM, IMD, Financial Analyst role to an IB in another large bank?Had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr></a></span> interview today for PMW, IMD, Financial Analyst position and looking to hold for 1 year if I get it and move into...||ericbucky||2||9 hours 38 min ago|
|+1||Och-Ziff Real Estate PlatformHi guys, would anyone be able to shed any light on the culture/strategy/reputation of Och-Ziff's real estate group? Have an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-networking-guide">informational interview with someone</a></span> pretty...||Sidney J. Weinberg||2||3 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||Expected Time to Start at the BankHey,
I was wondering, after the interviews and offer, what is a reasonable period of time the bank expects that you start working? Since I am currently at a boutique executing live deals, will the bank provide a couple of weeks so I can talk to my bosses, bureocracy issues, etc. or am I...||JohnDoria||2||1 day 19 hours ago|
|+1||Commercial banking at SME bank or tax consulting at big 4?I've been working in transfer <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/kpmg">pricing at KPMG</a></span> for a year and have recently been offered a grad role at St George (a business bank in Australia which focuses on small to medium...||sk12345||1||3 days 12 hours ago|
|+1||From Lurker to MemberSo I've lurked the site since I was in college (3 years out now). In college, I was very interested in investment banking but going to a christian school in Tulsa, OK didn't exactly set me up to go into a high speed finance job. So, I played it safe and went with an accounting degree....||DerKaiser||1||3 days 12 hours ago|
|+1||Compensation by level in private equityWhat is the compensation by level in private equity ?
As detailed as possible and include (if can) the time one must stay at each levels ||qfost||1||3 days 11 hours ago|
|+1||Prudential Mortgage CapitalDoes anyone know how the Recruiting is structured for PMCC? I never see any Analyst postings for them however I always see even off cycle postings for their equity PGIM arm. Mainly speaking towards NJ/<abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>.||jtl1002||1||1 day 9 hours ago|
|+1||Can you switch industries with an MBA easily?If I go for an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr>, my best route is to get into med/pharma sales for some years and then go for that. But I don't know if I will always want to stay in that industry.
I would still like to manage and be in a...||GOAT12||1||3 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||Is there any write down of assets during M&A?Hi guys,
Breaking Into Wall Street materials covered a lot about write-up of assets that can take place during <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> and how DTL can be created. Would you ever have write-downs as well?
I don’t think so but wanted to...||room701||1||4 days 17 hours ago|
|+1||Brent Oil Prediction 2018Oil prices initially were supported by supply-side factors such as the conflict in Iraq and US-Iran tensions which sparked discussions of a potential drop in global supply. World oil prices are growing on the last trading day of the year on the data of the U.S. Energy Department about the weekly...||radha00027||1||3 days 7 hours ago|
|+1||Primal Growth already passed that**Primal Growth** already passed that intention so i can inform you that sure, those numbers are workable and yes, you may like the way you appearance whilst you hit your purpose weight. Matt Marshall is the author of the tried and real fitness weblog||Ourant557||1||3 days 6 hours ago|
|+1||Goldman PlacementHey everyone, I'm a sophomore that will be in the <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> Division as an analyst at Goldman this summer. I know that we get placed into teams in February, but could someone shed some light into how the placement process works for...||summer-intern||1||3 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||MBB Consulting out of undergrad into PEI've seen a lot on this forum <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews">about how <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr></a></span> out of undergrad is your best bet to get into <abbr...||ask_me_how_to_bs||1||5 days 6 hours ago|
|+1||Initial (Stage 1) Company ResearchHaving been at a Hedge Fund for 3 months, I'm still a generalist, learning the ropes, and mostly enjoying going a mile wide and an inch deep into many different industries for now.
By observing the analysts around me, I have recognized that, in general, there are two distinct stages to...||MichaelJHolder||1||4 days 17 hours ago|
|+1||Meet Your New Budtender<h4><strong>Quote of the Day </h4>
[quote]Alexa’s not sure what her mother tongue will be in ten years’ time.” [/quote]
<em>At least according to Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer, who says that “Mastery of artificial intelligence...||MorningBrewDaily||1||3 days 25 min ago|
|+1||Daily Choice Hemp Oil It implies eating**Daily Choice Hemp Oil ** It implies eating more organic product. It implies eating kelp, and nuts, and seeds and things of this nature; and less of everything else. So my way to deal with eating truly is truly luring in light of the fact that you get the chance to eat things that taste great....||Grend679||1||3 days 2 min ago|
|+1||Will joining a singles tour help me move on from my failed marriage?I’m 48 and already divorced. My ex wife has cheated on me and is pregnant with another man’s child.
To be honest, I would have forgiven her for doing it once but to be carrying someone else’s child is too much.
I know that no matter what I decide to do that our marriage will never...||divorceman||1||2 days 23 hours ago|
|+1||Ops Consulting to IBD - Renege on Lateral Offer?long time lurker, first time poster.
background - Graduated in 2017 from a top non-Ivy UG target. Did my <abbr title="summer analyst intern">SA</abbr> in a lower-bulge coverage group and didn't get a return - ended up going to operations-heavy <span...||Brad10012||1||2 days 21 hours ago|
Hope you all had a wonderful holiday season.
Question for you all. Who has color on True Wind Capital? I have kept relatively up to date with them. The firm is a tech (not focused on any part of tech) <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> fund out of SF....||DealTeamSix||1||2 days 23 hours ago|
|+1||TestoSup Xtreme definitely they all **TestoSup Xtreme** definitely they all are protected if you're following the Baseline of fitness software. high blood strain pretty plenty the whole lot you do to reduce clogging of the arteries will, with the aid of definition, assist to reduce blood strain.||Bletar349||1||5 days 2 hours ago|
|+1||Cities/Countries for financeIf you weren't in the US or the UK where would be the next best country to be in for finance? Germany, Canada, France, Italy, Russia, Japan, and Brazil are these accurate? The majority of the monkeys on this site come from <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> so I...||FOFDSOFSNOP||1||15 hours 50 min ago|
|+1||Replacement occupations for investment banking As I grow older, my dreams of becoming an analyst are coming to the realization that this job may not be for me. From this I have begun to search for other occupations, but wanted to get some advice on potential other fields that are upcoming. Anything from big business to smaller finance...||Inexperiencedbateman||1||2 days 22 hours ago|
|+1||Owning cryptocurrency - can pass background check?Going to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">start an <abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr></a></span> internship in 2018 summer and going through...||ilovemanda||1||5 days 1 hour ago|
|+1||EditEditEditdndndjdjdjdjdjjdjdjdndndnndndndndndnndndndndndnndndndndndnndndndndnndndndndndnndndndnddnndddnd||[email protected]||1||2 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||Berkery Noyes - M&AI'm currently working in Equity Research in the Houston market. I'm considering moving up to <abbr title="New York">NY</abbr> to work at a boutique bank in their <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> <abbr...||LonghornER||1||4 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||Citi Graduate Programme 2018Hi everyone!!
Does any of you know which is the deadline for the 2018 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span> Graduate Programme?
Thank you in advance! :) ||Virgievange||1||4 days 19 hours ago|
|+1||Series 7 - Knopman Study Materials Does anyone have experience and feedback using Knopman study materials for the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/series-7-exam-prep-course-finra">Series 7</a></span>? I have been looking at STC and Kaplan but this one...||JFKCFJ10||1||2 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||Selling Knopman Series 79 and 63 booksSelling the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/forums/series-79-exam">Series 79</a></span> and 63 books. I read both books once and passed each test. Took 4 days to read the S79 book from cover to cover and a day to read through the S63 book.
...||vezox||1||4 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Move from M&A to Management Consulting (Analyst level)Monkeys,
Currently a second year (moving onto third in a couple months) <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> analyst at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr...||actiblue41||1||1 day 5 min ago|
|+1||MS IBD/GCM Assessment Centre LondonHi all,
Does any know how MS run their AC for the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr></a></span>/GCM summer...||ZGB||1||4 days 17 hours ago|
|+1||General Financial Analysis questions All related to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-balance-sheet-BS">balance sheet</a></span>, earnings, cash flow adjustments in order to analyse a company wisely and distinguish between accounting and true economic numbers||valuegreenhorn||1||23 hours 44 min ago|
|+1||Arizona State MRED, transitioning from residential brokerage I've been accepted into the MRED program at ASU for the fall of 2018 and am wondering if any of you can offer any insight on the program. I will be attending a few events to speak with alumni and faculty but am hoping to get some good neutral advice on here.
I am now 26 (27 when I...||JCJ||1||4 days 15 hours ago|
|+1||How to approach compensation difference?Hello all. Looking for some advice on how to approach this topic of compensation difference. I definitively found out that another junior who just joined is making 25% more comp than me. He has less skills, knowledge, is 2 years less experienced than me, and is a rank below me.
All of my...||shootersix66||1||4 days 14 hours ago|
|+1||Asset Management Los AngelesI'm working for a boutique investment management shop and I want to relocate to a firm in LA in the near future. I have some questions for those of you that work in IM in the LA area.
Which firm do you work for?
When does hiring pick up? I imagine that this might be based on when...||PlayingWithModels||1||2 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Color on Senator Investment Group?Any thoughts on the fund, strategy, culture, pay, etc.? Know they are a relatively small and secretive fund, but have a seemingly strong track record focusing long-short/event driven.||chaank||1||2 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||How do I prepare for Macquarie Trading interview?Hello,
I've tried my best consulting glassdoor and searching old posts on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> but couldn't find much on the interview process for <span class='keyword_link'><a...||MattJohnson||1||4 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||Advice on preparing for internship?Hi guys! I'm interning at <abbr title="Credit Suisse">CS</abbr> in the <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> department next summer. I'm really glad I got this opportunity, but I'm a little worried about converting the internship to...||alalalalala||1||20 hours 59 min ago|
|+1||Digital interview for CIB - High Grade credit Research Analyst So I received an email to do a digital interview for the position stated in the title. Anyone know the questions? or how much weight these videos have? I have only done a video interview once and I did horrible. ||Logisticjoe||1||4 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||Financial Modeling training for mgmt consultant Hi guys,
Consultant here- just rolled off a project and will be starting a new one in February. Since I have to be in the office this month, I was wondering if you know of any free tutorials/trainings I could do to get <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Frodo's Banging||1||2 days 16 hours ago|
|+1|| Interview High Grade credit Research Analyst So I received an email to do a digital interview for the position stated in the title. Anyone know the questions? or how much weight these videos have? I have only done a video interview once and I did horrible. I post this here and the <span class='keyword_link'><a...||Logisticjoe||1||4 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||Cargometrics - quant shop in BostonReally interesting sounding tech-driven fund based out of Boston. Got some big funding from Maersk and Julian Robertson I believe, but other than what I can glean online, does anyone know anything about how they hire/how to apply apart from just the generic email on their not so helpful website? ||italianninja||1||1 day 15 hours ago|
|+1||Real Estate Analyst Internship TorontoHey guys,
I've been looking around and can't seem to find any internships that mix real estate and finance in Toronto. Do RE companies in Toronto offer these types of internships or similar ones if not what would be the "standard" path to a real estate analyst. I'm in...||Real-Roman||1||2 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||Greatest Fight of All Times! - Real Bouts and Dream Match-Ups - All Sports/Fighters/GenerationsSeeing that there's a bit of chatter on the Ronda Rousey thread, I decided to breakout the discussion of combat sports into a different thread to decide what was the Greatest Fight of All Times!
Personally, I enjoyed watching Tyson vs Berbick (below). Clean punches, patient in waiting...||Ebolamonkey||1||4 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||Can you become a millionaire from BTCCSo over the last 6 months, i have been intrigued by crypto currency, i began trading on IG, but i found that i recorded quite a lot of losses, but also if i held my equity in there i would have to pay huge holding fees. So i came across this platform that trades for you called USI-Tech for...||roonie.1||1||4 days 11 hours ago|
|+1||Accepted offer for internship, too early to network for FT? (c/o 2019)Through some solid networking I was able to land an internship with a major financial institution's <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">asset management program</a></span> for this summer. I'm...||wegman||1||2 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||HELP - 3rd round interview with Goldman Sachs (Rates Sales Analyst)Currently interviewing for a full time analyst position for the rates desk. With regards to "following the markets", I tend to cite economic data and elaborate on those to develop a view. However, what would be considered a decent view of the market? What would directors and MDs be...||Roystonng||1||4 days 10 hours ago|
|+1||How hard is it to switch from IB BB SA to RX FT?Just curious about <abbr title="Restructuring">RX</abbr>. Every day the market seems to hit a new high and there's a lot of overvalued junk out there. If I was interested in pursuing <abbr title="Restructuring">RX</abbr> later on, how hard is it...||DarthCashFlow||1||2 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||Corporate Controllers - Valuation Control Group, Private EquityHi,
Can anyone provide any information regarding VCG private equity at big banks. what are your exit opportunities and exactly what kind of work they do.
Also if anyone can provide guides to the work/modeling they do, I would appreciate.||Student_||1||2 days 15 hours ago|
|+1||Jobs in Toronto for Freshmen???I am currently a freshman at a Canadian university (in Ontario) studying commerce. For the past few weeks, I have been looking for summer internships in banking and accounting firms (something math heavy) in Toronto, but it seems that the majority of positions require you to be a 2nd or 3rd...||MikiTheMonkey||1||2 days 15 hours ago|
|+1||Financial Analyst seeking to pivot into consultingHello,
I am coming to the end of a 2 year rotational program at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan">JP</abbr> Morgan</a></span>( Program/Project Management and Corporate Financial...||Betseat-Getachew||1||6 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||How good is this Credit Analyst role? What will the exit ops be?Here's the job posting - any advice is appreciated!
The taxable bond credit analyst will support the Fixed Income analytical team. Participates with senior analysts in data collection statistical studies, and studies of industry groups or individual fixed income securities, and in...||Malpa||1||2 days 14 hours ago|
|+1||If you're thinking about applying to the Foster School at UW Seattle...They're looking for prospective MBAs/Master's students to participate in a survey about their website, email. etc.: http://depts.washington.edu/foster/calling-prospective-mba-masters-students/.
Could win a gift card to Amazon. ||yellowleo88||1||2 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||How to leverage diversity?Hello! I am currently interested in Diversity programs that some banks and companies may offer. I'm not sure if I will get a lot of Flak for this but unfortunately I did not do as well as I could in College and my GPA is a 3.1. My mother is from Morocco and my dad is american,
I am just...||Sneak7||1||6 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||BB Equity Research Associate Modeling TestSeen some older threads but want to confirm that:
- I won't have to spread historicals
- probably be given an earnings press release to integrate and project from
It's a 2 hour modeling and 2 hour writing. Any other tips and considerations greatly appreciated!||favorablegame||1||9 hours 11 min ago|
|+1||Move to Private Equity from Management ConsultancyHey,
I'm looking for some advice from the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> community re. a move I'm thinking of making into <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>
A little bit about myself:
Currently a high-performing...||OCQH123||1||6 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Breaking In from Undergrad: Energy PEYou definitely hear about select students from HYPW breaking into <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> straight from undergrad for relatively generalist roles.
Do students from places like McCombs or Rice have any similar shot at breaking into Energy <abbr...||gangstabanka||1||2 days 19 hours ago|
|+1||F500 Big Data Group vs. DoD InternshipHi everyone, I'm a freshman in college and I'm interested in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr></a></span>/consulting upon graduation....||stevie33||1||2 days 13 hours ago|
|+1||Transferring from Property Management to REIT or similar.I am posting this as I have done plenty of research on my potential career paths, however, I would enjoy getting feedback from those that have made careers in real estate.
My big question is what would I need to do to advance my career into public or private <span...||slowlopin2016||1||2 days 12 hours ago|
|+1||Thoughts on my strategy to achieve my (perhaps Sisyphean) goal of transitioning to Infra Private Equity post MBA?Hey everyone,
My goal is to eventually work in direct infrastructure investment (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/blackstone-group">akin to <abbr title="Blackstone">BX</abbr></a></span>'s new infra fund),...||jhd311||1||6 days 17 hours ago|
|+1||Is it easier to get into IB from grad school?I read that on-campus recruiting is an important way <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> find their analysts. I am going to graduate with an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">mba</abbr> from a target school at 28. I dont really...||Smitherson1||1||12 hours 50 min ago|
|+1||I need to leave France and find a good College or BSHey there
I'm actually obligated to leave France due to its unbearable taxes policy on cryptocurrencies, they want to take a 62.2% tax on my gains I made so now you know why I can't stay here. I'm also posting this message to know which country would best fit for my career in...||Toyohisa||1||6 days 17 hours ago|
|+1||Family Office - Executions Trader (Hedge Fund Strategies) Hi all,
I am currently interviewing for a role in a small Family Office in London. The role is for an Executions Trader (and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-back-office-BO">back office</a></span>) position for a...||Liam-Pantling1||1||2 days 22 hours ago|
|+1||We're back, baby<h4><strong>Quote of the Day </h4>
[quote]<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/amazon" target="_blank">Amazon.com customers purchased</a></span> enough Instant Pot pressure cookers this...||MorningBrewDaily||1||4 days 25 min ago|
|+1||Big 4 Operational Transaction/ Deal Advisory Group Exit OpportunityHello All
Have been exploring the big 4 practice focusing on <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr>.
Was keen on understanding exit opportunities from Big 4 Transaction Services for mid career professionals: Primarily focused on due diligence,...||madmax86||1||3 days 18 hours ago|
|+1||Audit Associate at PwC wanting to break into IBHi guys. I'm relatively new to this forum so bare with my lack of knowledge. So, currently working for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span> as an Audit Associate. The office...||Adel-Haydar||1||6 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||Accounting to PWMGood Morning Monkeys,
I have a dilemma. I am an Accounting Major at a Non-Target and I find that working for the Big 4 after graduation will be quite boring. I feel that <span class='keyword_link'><a...||NYC-Monkey||1||3 days 22 hours ago|
|+1||SF versus NYC Offices (Deloitte / other consulting firms)Looking for reviews on SF versus <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> offices in consulting. If anyone has experience with one or both and could post how the work-life balance, partner connections, project opportunities to stack up. <span...||consultantbhai||1||2 days 10 hours ago|
|+1||Seeking Advice - Middle Office next stepHello,
I am seeking some advice on my next step. I am a "Portfolio Analyst" on structured products in MO at a very well known asset manager. The work is focused on reporting, making sure hypothetical trades are within compliance, helping answer non-glamourous investor inquiries - in...||ChloeOrc||1||2 days 10 hours ago|
|+1||London to New YorkI am a current junior from an ivy who will be interning at a top <abbr title="elite boutique">EB</abbr> in London next summer. I'm an international student and while I applied to places in New York as well, it was quite frankly much harder than I thought to land...||johndoe35678||1||3 days 22 hours ago|
|+1||do I have to take extra classes to prove quant skills?Hi all,
Here's a brief rundown of my profile: I graduated from UC Berkeley with a 3.8 GPA in Political Science. I took the GMAT and got a 730 (47Q, 44V). I've worked at IBM for three and a half years as a marketing professional, and have been promoted twice. My ECs include being on...||ahabmobydick||1||6 days 14 hours ago|
|+1||Is it Immoral to invest in EFX?I personally love Equifax, they've kept my information safe, great management, and great customer service. I was thinking about market ordering some shares tomorrow at 9am on my Robinhood-diversified-bluechip-portfolio. Any input? thx||EquifaxCEOLover||1||2 days 9 hours ago|
|+1||Artificial intelligence investmentInvest in PlantSnap - Mobile app that can identify plants, flowers and trees in a Snap! Recently #1 on the Paid App Store! and Consistently #1 In The Education Section! It Brings People Back To Nature.||bonitatrevino2||1||3 days 21 hours ago|
|+1||Primal XL out and quit. it's adequate**Primal XL** out and quit. it's adequate to overlook a few workout routines, or actually have a tough week and no longer exercise at all. No cause to end in frustration, simply begin up once more subsequent week. this is all of the weight loss guidelines i've for ya...just understand...||zokko558||1||1 day 20 hours ago|
|+1||SMBC Global Trade Finance?Has anyone heard of the Global Trade Finance group at SMBC? What exactly do they do, and what are potential exit opps? Also how is SMBC viewed in general in the US, is it considered MM?||koalalove||1||9 hours 43 min ago|
|+1||Graduate: MM syndicated loans vs MM (private banking) ALMSame bank, both jobs are in London, salary is the same, and they are both 12 month graduate contracts.
Syndicated loans involves supporting management, syndicators, and traders. It's quite a varied role since I'd be doing a bit of everything for each team in syndicated loans, but...||BDX_LAW||1||3 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||master of management(finance) or master of management(accounting)+CFAHi guys, not sure whether u guys still hang out here, just want to find people familiar with Unimelb. I am currently doing master of management(accounting) ,finished semester 1. Now there is an course transfer chance to master of management(finance), as some of you monkeys probably know, there...||Yilixiati-Abuli...||1||2 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||Changing Lines of Servicedeleted this post deleted this post deleted this post deleted this post deleted this post deleted this post deleted this post ||leadmvp||1||4 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||GOP Tax Bills financial pass throughsAnyone understand the new tax bill enough to guide me on the financial pass throughs for smaller banks and what tax shields they may be entitled to? Silver banana for any good replies and 10 silver bananas for your last 10 posts if you can provide a great response.
thanks!||ostrich||1||3 days 19 hours ago|
|+1||Small cap funds investing in Africa? Hey guys, I'm starting a quasi-PE shop in Accra, Ghana 500k to 10m USD deals. Not your traditional <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> shop (happy to explain how it's different) but has anyone done any deals within this ticket range? or know of any companies...||atobentsienchill||1||3 days 19 hours ago|
|+1||Job title of credit analyst in an asset management firmi have an internship in an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">asset management</a></span> firm that has a fund that invest in bonds (high yield).
the manager told me i will be a "credit...||Shaaflord||1||1 day 12 hours ago|
|+1||What is capital markets origination?Hey guys,
I have an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/scotiabank" target="_blank">interview for Scotiabank</a></span>'s 'Capital Markets' <span class='keyword_link'><a...||DRFT65||1||1 day 22 hours ago|
|+1||Bumping into Lloyd Blankfein...In light of the recent "I bumped into Lloyd Blankfein and called him Jamie Dimon" post, I thought this was worth sharing (although its probably not as funny or whatever). I was biking across the city (NYC) and I stopped next to the Goldman HQ around 4:30. I was checking something on my...||mediumrare_||1||6 days 8 hours ago|
|+1||Three Statement Model for new tax codeTitle says it all...does anyone have a three statement model updated for the new tax code? ||Kinetic Friction||1||3 days 17 hours ago|
|+1||Meal Delivery Services / Easy Expense ReportsDoes anyone have suggestions for food delivery services that are easily turned into expense reports?
I am literally about to go postal on UberEats - need to find another solution.
My bank does not give us credit cards, and we use Concur for expense reporting.
Thank you and happy new year.||Hamiltons_Quill||1||3 days 15 hours ago|
|+1||My first deal in Real Estate....Kind ofSup Chimps, I am currently 19 years old taking a gap year. I'm working for the top commercial real estate agency in my region. To be honest, when I went knocking on their door hoping to join the firm, I never even expected for them to consider me. Especially since they just went through a...||remysker||1||3 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||Starting a Business, then going into HFHi <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, I am in a time of indecisiveness. I have an idea that I want to pursue, and I'm fairly certain it will work because its a practical solution to a problem, but investing and analyzing securities has been a passion of mine...||Ivan Boesky||1||6 hours 50 min ago|
|+1||Investor Relations Role to Equity Research RoleI've got an offer regarding investor relations (IR). The company offering this role is an IR firm. I am <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">interested in equity research</a></span>. May I know what is...||Sjfoo||1||3 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||Investor Relations firm to Equity Research fieldI've got an offer regarding investor relations (IR). The company offering this role is an IR firm. I am interested in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span>. May I know what is...||Sjfoo||1||3 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||How do I prepare for a RE Capital Markets interview?Greetings all,
I was just wondering how I would go about preparing for a capital markets interview for a multi-family development firm.
What kind of questions do you think they will ask?
What kind of questions should I be asking?
What kind of preliminary information should I be aware...||RunTheThrone||1||3 days 9 hours ago|
|+1||Which Real Estate masters programs give scholarships?My impression is that real estate masters really don't have much funding available and you pretty much have to pay full tuition in most cases, whereas <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> programs can be very generous with aid, especially if you...||5 million||1||1 day 17 hours ago|
|+1||Math skills needed for case interviews Hi all,
I have been practicing math for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews">case interviews</a></span> for potential interviews next summer. I have been practicing through Cheng's site and other things and...||sezna||1||1 day 15 hours ago|
|+1||Big 4 Operational Transaction/ Deal Advisory Group Exit OpportunitiesHello All
Have been exploring the big 4 practice focusing on <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr>.
Was keen on understanding exit opportunities from Big 4 Transaction Services for mid career professionals: Primarily focused on due diligence,...||madmax86||1||3 days 15 hours ago|
I have not been able to pinpoint how Risk salaries are, as a graduate, in 3,5,7,10 years in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...||investro||1||3 days 15 hours ago|
|+1||Looking for a finance related internship in the UK before my undergraduate programLooking for finance related internship preferably in the UK. My university requires me to take a 6 weeks long internship just before the start of my undergrad program and I really would like to secure one in the financial sector. If you have any hints on small boutiques or fintechs or startups,...||Vincent-Wess||1||5 days 23 hours ago|
|+1||Questions about restructuring modelingHey guys,
I'm currently an analyst at a no-name boutique shop focusing on fairness opinions and capital raises. I got an interview for a boutique restructuring/turnaround firm. The analyst I spoke with mentioned a modeling exam being a part of the interview. Do any of you guys know what...||mw291||1||2 days 19 hours ago|
|+1||if I attend a graduate how much does my undergrad GPA matter?I will get a bachelor degree of engineering form a target school but my GPA is pool, perhaps will end up 3.0. I plan to study for a master degree of finance. Can this make up my undergrad GPA? Do I have opportunity to enter <span class='keyword_link'><a...||irisyu||1||5 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||Pre-MBA Summer Internship OffersDo any consulting firms extend <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship offers prior</a></span> to you joining your <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> program?...||redraider5||1||3 days 15 hours ago|
|+1||Sophomore Spring Insight ProgramsI'm applying to spring insight programs for a couple firms and I noticed some have programs for freshmen + sophomores, while some have them for just sophomores. I'm a freshman and would like to get my foot in the door early - if I apply to programs for just sophomores, does anyone know...||shadyrainbows||1||5 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||Open Letter to Banks - Incompotent Remote Deposit Capture Not Compatible with Macintosh DesktopsUntil recently CapitolOne offered the best system to deposit checks into a online banking account via a desktop. All one had to do is take picture of the back in front of a check and upload the images. Since I have a higher end Canon Rebel this meant I could take one image of multiple check...||Fiskars||1||5 days 20 hours ago|
|+1||Summer internship freshman/sophomoreHello All,
I was wondering if it was possible to get a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span> at a big consulting firm before junior year in the US or even abroad eg London/Dubai etc||Keepingitreal||1||3 days 14 hours ago|
|+1||How Long Should You Stay in Your First Job?Hello <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> Readers,
Just wondering what is the minimum amount of time you should stay at your first entry level job before looking for other jobs? I don't want to quit my first entry level job and have other recruiters thinking...||JayLite||1||1 day 12 hours ago|
|+1||Any opinions on PNC Asset Management Group?[Link](https://www.pnc.com/en/about-pnc/careers/students/development-programs/amg-dev-prog.html)
Here is a link to the details on the program. Has anyone heard anything about this program and if it is a good opportunity to take to enter the Asset Management field? Any info about hours, comp,...||ijustwantny||0||14 hours 59 min ago|
|+1||Pre-MBA VC salaryWhat is typical pre-MBA compensation at a <abbr title="venture capital">VC</abbr> firm in a major market (e.g. SF, NYC) after two years of <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> or consulting? Looking for information about typical base salary,...||memflex||0||13 hours 18 min ago|
|+5||What kind of shakes do you like to make? I usually make one big shake per day to sustain my energy and nutrition. What do you like to make? ||Isaiah_53_5||76||9 hours 18 min ago|
|+2||Get Your Resume Reviewed by Industry ProsRecruiting season is here now...so make sure you're ready for it with a <strong><a href="//www.wallstreetoasis.com/wso-finance-resume-review">Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review</a></strong> from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done in a...||WallStreetOasis.com||48||1 week 3 days ago|
|+3||What's a good salary for internship as an analyst in an asset management firmHi all,
I interviewed for a internship as a financial analyst with an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">asset management</a></span> firm in New York. However, the salary I am offered is 20000 USD...||moni123||6||2 hours 45 min ago|
|+1||Deloitte to Law SchoolHi everyone!
I am looking to start working at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deloitte" target="_blank">Deloitte after undegrad</a></span> and then go on to law school. I would love any advice on how to make the most of this...||superreader1||5||4 days 5 hours ago|
|+1||Stay With My Internship or Find Another?I'm currently a sophomore and have just landed a boutique investment banking internship for this next semester. If I'm planning to go through recruitment next school year, would it look more impressive to stay with this current internship through the summer to have more...||IB.PE.HF||4||2 days 8 hours ago|
|+1||IBD: UVA vs UT Austin vs BU vs Wisconsin vs Wash St. Louis(Econ)Hi guys,
UVA vs UT Austin vs Wash St. Louis vs BU vs UIUC vs Wisconsin (Econ)
Which one would be the best choice for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking...||heytrying||3||6 days 16 hours ago|
|+1||What is street smart in IB business?Hey monkeys,
I am a junior analyst who just landed a full time <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> analyst role in the city. I asked for the feedback from my director and MD and they say
'All the job you have done is great, that's why we...||Fatwilly||2||8 hours 13 min ago|
|+1||Equities Delta One - Hot or Not?Heya guys, I was wondering what's the consensus on equity <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">delta one trading</a></span> desks? - What are exit opps to the buy-side like (which funds typically <span...||DeltaOneSkilliad||1||13 hours 36 min ago|
|+1||2019 FT Recruiting. ||quriousqeorqe||1||2 days 3 hours ago|
|+1||Groups like GS SSGWhat groups in other companies would be most <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs">similar to <abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr></a></span> SSG? (There seems to be some variation in special situations groups)||LaNoob||1||5 days 27 min ago|
|+1||Talk to current or ex professionals in the industryTry the Konneyo network to get advice from professionals in investment banking, private equity, consulting, technology, and operations, or share your own experience for payment
Konneyo is a peer-to-peer knowledge sharing platform founded by 5 current <abbr title="Masters in Business...||Konneyo||1||1 day 17 hours ago|
|+1||I stimulated my local economy!!!!! Hey guys! I'm excited because I know you all will be impressed.
So I've been saving my money all year long and I've saved almost $10,000. I thought I would know what to do with the money but I've been struggling to find a good cause. Until yesterday, I met a young woman...||duey_dun_did_it...||2||6 days 23 hours ago|
|+1||management tips Managerial Economist: Responsibilities, Functions, and Role
Skill planning and judicious decisions have special significance in the environment of solutions and uncertainties of complex financial problems of business firms. so there are Responsibilities, Functions, and Role of a Managerial...||Praveen work||1||6 days 17 min ago|
|0||http://www.961therock.com/2018/01/04/full-movie-watch-insidious-the-last-key-2018-online-free-hd-putlocker/Boston tied a 100-year-old record on Tuesday when it marked seven consecutive days of temperatures that did not top 20 degrees Fahrenheit (-6.7 degrees Celsius). Up and down the coast, people working outdoors struggled with the frigid conditions.||tendivaso||0||1 day 18 hours ago|
|0||Talk to current students at top MBA programsTry out the Konneyo network to get advice from current students at top <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> programs, or share your own experience for payment
Konneyo is a peer-to-peer knowledge sharing platform founded by 5 current <abbr...||Konneyo||0||1 day 18 hours ago|
|+2||Ken I axe you sumfin?I’m new to <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>. I’m working deep in mean streets of Manhattan and have a nice pad up in the hood of Harlem. Here are a few items I’ve discovered.
If I want some Peking Duck, I go to Chinatown.
If I want some good pasta...||Shaun-Mullins||9||2 days 11 hours ago|
|+1||5 Ways Partying Can Help You In Your CareerWhile often seen as counterproductive and hurtful to your brain cells, going to parties might actually teach you valuable skills and lessons about social interaction. This post is not meant to advocate regular partying, but rather is an interesting and somewhat humorous way of looking at how...||MikiTheMonkey||4||2 days 13 hours ago|
|0||New member want warm welcomeJust join today and hope I am in the right place. Waiting for some good networking and discussion about Digital marketing and Ecommerce web design issue for 2018. Have a good day to all.||insightindigital||0||23 hours 1 min ago|
|+4||Why is trump taking credit for the stock market gainsWhy is trump taking credit for the stock market gains
Just wondering why he takes credit for what democrats did||duey_dun_did_it...||25||14 hours 39 min ago|
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|+2||AMA: Goldman Sachs Summer Analyst, Non-Target, Rejected From Every Other IB 2 Years In a RowI've been on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> for a pretty long time - one of my first posts was asking for advice on how to secure a <abbr title="summer analyst intern">SA</abbr> position coming from an ambiguous <abbr...||BrooklynSachs||2||4 days 10 hours ago|