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  2. Hey everyone, feel like we haven't had a good ol' argument/friendly discussion in a while. What would you say is the current tier list of investment banks in 2016 based on overall brand strength? If you have real balls, rank them with no ties (1 ...

    362 comments7 May 2018 -

  3. WSJ just reported that BofA is planning to change the marketing name of its investment banking unit "Bank of America Merrill Lynch" to only Bank of America (Securities) and reduce the wealth management operations' name to Merrill. How will ...

    35 comments3 Mar 2019 -

  4. I have spoken candidly in the past and will gladly do so again, about my misadventures in the world of marriage. It's a world many foolish men enter, but few ever leave financially unscathed. Today, we look at yet another nail in the coffin of this o ...

    83 comments4 May 2017 -

  5. obviously most people here are IBD or bust, but for those of us happy making a decent living and prioritize work and family time, what are some of the better roles in the BO and MO? the only real BO /MO role i am familiar with is Trade Support so i am int ...

    65 comments17 Feb 2018 -

  6. Bulge Bracket Fact Sheet

    Investment Banking

    Could somebody please make a bulleted list of all of the bulge bracket banks and include the core competencies for each bank at what they're best at? This would be to everyone's benefit who wants to learn the "scoop" on each of the big ...

    51 comments30 Jul 2018 -

  7. This is for IBD in the US (NYC specifically) and as of November 2014. Bulge Bracket & Large Banks: Tier 1a: Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley Tier 1b: J.P. Morgan ...

    278 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  8. A2A at a BB with ~5yrs of experience in Healthcare Investment Banking coverage. Current focus towards the Biotech/Biopharma subsectors. M&A focus; transaction experience across all common product groups. To preempt, I do not have a medical degree but ...

    41 comments13 Nov 2017 -

  9. Mod Note (Andy)- #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 10/11/13 and is great information for those thinking about which types of banks to apply to for FT and SA positions. Autumn has arrived. For those seniors fresh off their summer analy ...

    75 comments15 Oct 2015 -

  10. Was just offered Summer Analyst position (rising Junior in Liberal Arts school) at MM bank, would like to end up there full time but want to be exposed to BB bank eventually as well. It is an exploding offer, and most of the BB recruiting happens in the f ...

    38 comments14 Jun 2017 -

  11. Easy...easy...put your proton blaster away and resume buyside fantasy of choice. All I want to say is that finance (perhaps) may no longer be the optimal major for breaking into...finance. Though the logic may counter conventional reason, so does an etern ...

    62 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  12. I've been following league tables in Asia for a while, and it seems that they have become increasingly dominated by Chinese banks (not just CICC and Citic, but also places like GF Securities, Haitong securities). This has been true for ECM and DCM fo ...

    47 comments8 Oct 2016 -

  13. Hey guys, I have only been on this forum a couple of times, but I formerly worked in M&A at a bulge bracket. I have been out of the business for a couple of years now (my choice) and I just wanted to give you guys some advice about the financial indus ...

    116 comments21 Aug 2012 -

  14. Hey all, just wondering where associates/2nd year analysts typically exit to from shareholder activism type IB groups. I know activism defense advisory is offered by some BB and EB banks and was curious if most stay in IB or eventually try to land at an a ...

    22 comments26 Jan 2018 -

  15. What are the best industrials groups on the street (in terms of deal flow, exit opps, etc.)? UBS Citi gs IBD MS Bulge Bracket JP Morgan Credit Suise Koch Industries FINRA Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Saudi Basic Industries Corporation SABIC Ind ...

    66 comments1 Feb 2017 -

  16. A question we often hear posed on Wall Street Oasis is what should I major in? Or some derivation, thereof. People will tell you anything and everything from straight finance, accounting and business to seemingly irrelevant topics such as theater, music a ...

    43 comments27 Mar 2011 -

  17. Rejected everywhere...

    Job Search Advice

    So I've been rejected from virtually every single bank for IBD summer analyst positions (I'm a Junior). I have a 3.53 GPA at a Ivy target. I've spent the past three months doing everything I can to secure interviews, including networking wi ...

    177 comments26 Jan 2011 -

  18. Hello WSOers- I'm a junior at a semi-target and also an international student. I had a superday back in May with a MM IB (Think HL, Jefferies, Lincoln) and never heard back but the office has made offers so I'm guessing I was dinged. I had anoth ...

    15 comments13 Sep 2018 -

  19. So I know many of us are moving to the city and are looking for roommates. In keeping with the last thread, I think it would be helpful for everyone to post the following information: City: NYC Preferred Areas: FiDi, TriBeCa, SoHo, Greenwich Village fairl ...

    98 comments10 Jul 2012 -

  20. Heard this from an associate at MS Bulge Bracket Morgan Joseph TriArtisan MUFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Morgan Stanley Smith Barney JP Morgan Securities Morgan Stanley Salary Yes Yes 394735 244617 311062 423396 115900 ...

    35 comments30 Jul 2014 -

  21. Inspired by a recent employer attractiveness survey, Jorge, an obscure yet devastatingly handsome writer for the world's premiere finance community, Wall Street Oasis, has decided to run a survey on who are the most attractive CEO's in Wall Stre ...

    36 comments10 Nov 2010 -

  22. I was accepted into the Discover Goldman Sachs regional camp in Dallas/Irving where you get an on-site first round interview, and I really want to aim for an investment banking summer internship. So two questions: (1) It seems that Dallas may not even hav ...

    30 comments25 Sep 2015 -

  23. Hey guys- long time reader / occasional poster, made a new account for purposes of this AMA. Learned a lot from WSO as I was navigating the recruiting process, so hope to pay it back. Happy to answer any questions about the process / networking / the job ...

    24 comments2 Nov 2015 -

  24. Jorgé's blog For decades, traders have been the highest paid dudes on Wall Street. Deep six-figure bonuses were once de rigueur for the mere mortals while the full-fledged masters of the universe easily went on to eclipse their CEOs and rack up eight ...

    30 comments26 Sep 2011 -

  25. Made it to a Bulge Bracket Bank

    WSO Success Stories

    Great news. I finally landed a spot in DCM for the leveraged finance team of a very prestigious BB on the street. I literally started from the bottom, working my way up, and have been working at a mid-size to small boutique firm for the past year and a ha ...

    17 comments16 May 2017 -

  26. I don't really know if this topic has been brought up since most people here are networking for their positions, but I am just curious to know if anyone ever had success by just going to Goldman's career page and applying through their website. ...

    37 comments22 Apr 2012 -

  27. Is it already over

    Investment Banking

    I'm just wondering if I have already fucked up my college career and any chance at BB IBD and/or if I should kill myself. I go to a semi-target, very highly overall ranked college in the US and have just completed my freshman year with a 3.3. I am pr ...

    44 comments17 May 2012 -

  28. SA 2013

    Job Search Advice

    So monkeys, The most painful season of IB recruiting has arrived for fellow juniors. I was wondering how many of you have actually received any offers from BB 's for an SA position, particularly on the west coast. Just wondering where everybody is cu ...

    31 comments3 Jan 2013 -

  29. What are the industry groups in Chicago for the Bulge Brackets? Particularly JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Citi, Barclays, and Morgan Stanley? Which have strong groups? chicago investment bank Bulge Bracket No Yes 262108 323640 1960 295998 8112 ...

    26 comments26 Feb 2017 -

  30. BB Operations career path

    Investment Banking

    Hi, I'm really interested in operations, as well as finance. I know a lot of people say that it's not a good idea to go into operations if you have hopes of landing the front office, but if you want to stick around in operations, is it still rea ...

    29 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  31. Chances of admittance

    Business School and GMAT

    I am looking for BRUTALLY HONEST feedback on my chances to gain admittance to a top 10 MBA program (Preferably M7) and get into a buldge braket associate role afterwards. Ideally I would like to start the MBA in Fall 2013, working at my current company un ...

    31 comments28 Jul 2011 -

  32. I debated whether I would post this topic, considering it is quite unusual and I thought I could figure it out on my own. My background: I am a junior at a target school with a decent/good gpa interested in investment banking. I interned at a well-known h ...

    30 comments22 Sep 2010 -

  33. I've seen a few discussions pop up about this topic in the past few weeks, but just came across a good article at FT that breaks down the restructuring (pun intended) of the global investment banking scene. [quote]Take M&A: in January this year, ...

    22 comments30 Mar 2012 -

  34. Here's a good article written by this chick who was a "star analyst" at MS. Some harsh realities here. Also, not surprised she quit. She was a star analyst and probably not very social and not the most street smart. She gets overworked and ...

    27 comments25 Jan 2011 -

  35. What is the overall perception of investment banking Latin America coverage groups at bulge brackets (JPM/ BAML /Citi/CS)? Which are the strongest? How are the exit opps into PE / VC or HF? I am from the region and am thinking of interning at one of these ...

    14 comments10 Aug 2017 -

  36. I am an Ivy League graduate ('13)/American citizen who got an internship at a bulge bracket investment bank for the summer in London. However, I want to transfer back to NY asap. What's the best way to go about this? Obviously, I would have to g ...

    18 comments5 Apr 2015 -

  37. AMA: MIT Sloan

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi all, I am currently a 2nd year student at MIT Sloan graduating in the summer and heading for a position in New York afterwards. The forum has surprisingly little discussion around Sloan so I thought I would try to provide some color around the courses, ...

    16 comments16 Feb 2016 -

  38. I was just wondering, since everyone talks about Goldman, Morgan Stanley, etc., is there such a thing as "lower" bulge brackets that might be ever so slightly less difficult to get into? Places like Barclay's, Citi, etc. are seldom discusse ...

    28 comments18 Dec 2009 -

  39. 3.7 GPA Double Major

    Investment Banking

    As an Econ/Math double major at a university with a target business school, what GPA do I need to get interviews at the elite bulge brackets like Goldman and boutiques like Evercore? I just finished up my freshman year with a 3.74 and I'm involved in ...

    8 comments3 May 2019 -

  40. Where Do The Brits Go?

    Investment Banking

    Lots of my friends (at target universities) who land interviews/AC's say that most of the people in the AC's are European (or at British universities but from a European country) with a few from Hong Kong and/or the USA. 1-2 people from British ...

    21 comments10 Dec 2012 -

  41. Hey, so I was wondering if there a major difference working for a bb vs working for a quality boutique in regards to sales and trading? I get that on the ib side the deals are bigger and im sure payouts are better. But what about on the s&t side?? I f ...

    17 comments21 Mar 2017 -

  42. Long time lurker, first time poster. Background: went to a top top school, standard internships at BB equities, started at BB equity trading floor doing mostly agency type of trading. 4 years in, I'm bored out of my mind mostly because it's so d ...

    22 comments7 Dec 2011 -

  43. Do the BBs in Hong Kong hire full time IBD analysts, or do they pretty much hire exclusively from their summer intern pool? Mainly interested in GS /MS/ JPM. Hong Kong Bulge Bracket No Yes 383667 288294 290102 362844 158079 ...

    15 comments30 Dec 2015 -

  44. VP Base BB

    Sales and Trading

    I'm moving from London to NYC in trading at a BB. Based on spot my new base is lower than my current. I want to know if I'm getting screwed. What is market for VP base in S&T at a BB in NY now? Thanks base Bulge Bracket Vice President to Sat ...

    12 comments11 Jun 2016 -

  45. Rank the BB's

    Investment Banking

    How would you rank them? Bulge Bracket No Yes 351284 240401 178209 266986 447174 ...

    23 comments20 Jun 2009 -

  46. Hey guys, I'm a junior at a non-target and I had a horrible freshman year (a lot of personal problems), which is reflected in my GPA. I'm going to try hard and network my way into a MM IB SA position, but i'd just like to know all of your t ...

    14 comments17 Mar 2016 -

  47. Even though Wells Fargo 's number 10 in the league tables: http://markets. I rarely hear anyone talking about them on WSO, I see more people talking about about Jeffries and Houlihan. Why isn't Wells Fargo considered bulge bracket? Especially wh ...

    19 comments25 Apr 2012 -

  48. Each trading desk seems to have its own culture. For example, cash equities are known to be more laid-back, and among firms, Morgan Stanley has a reputation for being "fratty" while goldman and Credit Suisse traders lean towards the more cerebra ...

    21 comments8 Jun 2010 -

  49. Has anyone been through a MSIM Full-time Analyst interview? I have my first round on Tuesday (10/25) and would love to eventually land this offer. As we all know the job market blows at the moment and this is one of the few great opportunities out there t ...

    15 comments21 Mar 2017 -

  50. Hi Guys, Wondering about your opinions: should I choose a bulge bracket internship or a full-time (permanent) position of a top 20 boutique? Positions are IBD, M&A advisory. Final goal would be PE. Thanks Bulge Bracket No Yes 383667 142072 288294 1960 ...

    18 comments30 Oct 2012 -

  51. Hello, I am starting a full time Analyst position in NYC this summer at a BB Private Bank. I know that I will need to take the Series 7 and pass. When will I need to take the exam (ie. within a few months of my start date)? Can I take it before I start my ...

    20 comments31 Jan 2011 -

  52. ... all the bulge bracket logos are blue-dominated except for one? There is a moral to this story. Bulge Bracket No Yes 343287 194719 334325 366702 88904 ...

    18 comments14 Mar 2012 -

  53. Obviously a hot topic on WSO has been all of the banking posts we've seen where people basically emphasize their hatred toward the profession or state that it's not for them in some way. This often has to do with the work involved, the hours, an ...

    17 comments11 May 2012 -

  54. Hi All, I am currently trying to make a decision between a few offers and another opportunity came up that I was fortunate enough to interview for. The opportunity is with a BB Asset BACKED Finance group NOT asset based lending....which is very different. ...

    12 comments8 Apr 2016 -

  55. Mulling over two potential offers and don't really know which would be better from a career perspective. Offer A: Second year analyst on a BB Analyst Training Program. I have been told that I will most likely be placed in FIG as I have previous exper ...

    12 comments14 Mar 2016 -

  56. Hi everyone! I need to decide between two internship offers: one for trading at a fairly well-known prop shop in Chicago- think CTC/DRW/Optiver- and one in the Master's/PhD risk management division at American Express in NY. Amex group could be anyth ...

    12 comments8 May 2018 -

  57. I have almost finished a book called 'the Music of the Primes" by Marcus de Satoy. It is mostly about the unsolved Riemann Hypothesis dealing with the critical line of zeros in the Zeta function. If you havent heard of it then check out the book ...

    17 comments14 Mar 2011 -

  58. BB PWM+?+BB SA= <3

    Job Search Advice

    Bulge Bracket No Yes 142072 321842 212802 429153 403593 ...

    14 comments26 May 2015 -

  59. Some info I have on this process: There are supposedly 64 spots for the summer for non-core schools, and a lot of applicants (NYC office I believe). I did my first round in person even though it was supposed to be webcam interview since I was in NYC durin ...

    13 comments9 Dec 2014 -

  60. Destroy this POS

    Resume Advice

    Hi Guys, I go to a non-target, and realize my resume is pretty bad, but would still like it reviewed and try for a spot in a BB this coming fall. Resume: http://www.razume.com/documents/19569 Thanks! IB M&A Internship non-target Bulge Bracket Review N ...

    16 comments13 Apr 2011 -

  61. Anyone have access to league tables? Would be curious to see standings of different banks in various categories (M&A, restructuring, cross-border, and industry-specific) for 2011. Thanks. boutique Bulge Bracket league tables No Yes 439207 174805 11154 ...

    13 comments8 Apr 2016 -

  62. Thankyou WSO

    WSO Success Stories

    To the WSO Community, After my SA stint at a top bank on the Street, I'm thrilled to say I've accepted a FT offer to start in their IBD after graduation. This site gave me a tremendous amount of guidance and played a significant role in arming m ...

    15 comments10 Sep 2011 -

  63. Quick drug testing question

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, so a buddy of mine in college has run into a predicament. He thinks that he has to take a hair test for SA employment in IBD this summer, and he accidentally took Adderall/Ritalin (I'm not entirely sure of the difference to be honest) about ...

    15 comments27 Apr 2011 -

  64. Hey guys, so I've recently landed a position at a BB, however realised i made a mistake on dates for one of my positions. I have 6 proper internships on my CV (all fine), however at the end of my CV is a casual uni student ambassador position which h ...

    9 comments15 Aug 2017 -

  65. I have two bulge bracket super days coming up and they are both scheduled on the same day. I really don't see any other way around this beside having to reschedule one (which will be an extremely delicate process). How should I approach this? Or is t ...

    12 comments6 Dec 2014 -

  66. Finished SA recruiting at a top target school and came away with these offers in NY. MS and BAML are generalist offers so I wouldn't know what group I'll be placed into. Greenhill & PWP are generalist M&A / RX offers. I like RX so I' ...

    11 comments27 Nov 2015 -

  67. Hey monkeys, Title says it all. If I networked hard but my GPA is subpar at a semi/non-target, can I still talk/interview my way into a SA at GS, Deutsche, Barclays etc.? Spent last summer at a tiny M&A boutique in NYC. Thanks! Investment Banking nyc ...

    12 comments19 Nov 2014 -

  68. I originally posted this as a blog post, but I am not sure where that goes and how to access it. Apologies for the duplicate) ...

    13 comments17 May 2015 -

  69. Easy Internships

    Job Search Advice

    Im a rising sophomore at a non target with no finance experience and a 3.5 gpa. Are there any specific divisions of banks, where they consider candidates like this for summer internships. I know I-banking is out of the question but I just really want to g ...

    11 comments29 Jul 2015 -

  70. "contract to hire" position

    Job Search Advice

    I'm interviewing for a Business Analyst position at a BB. I think the way the game works, it's a 3 month contract with an expectation that it keeps renewing until either they offer you a full-fledged salaried position or you flunk out. 1. Do any ...

    12 comments13 Jun 2014 -

  71. McKinsey released their latest Banking Industry report, predicting: "In the next three to five years, McKinsey says a whole new market structure is likely to emerge in global banking. Firstly, anything from five to seven of today's 10 global ban ...

    9 comments19 Sep 2016 -

  72. And will 2011 be the year of the banker? Rainmaking, as defined by Wikipedia refers to the act of attempting to artificially induce or increase precipitation, usually to stave off drought. This is usually done by cloud seeding, dances, or prayer. But this ...

    11 comments29 Dec 2010 -

  73. If there is a significant difference between my cumulative GPA (3.3) and major GPA (3.7) will BBs look down on this during recruiting season? Should I just list major? Or put it in bold on my resume? Bulge Bracket No Yes 229858 90119 395254 23681 320100 ...

    11 comments29 Mar 2017 -

  74. Hey guys I am in an extreme hole. I recently graduated this May from SUNY Plattsburgh with a B.S in Finance and Business and Minors in Accounting and Economics' in New York, it's also a non target school. There alumni database is nonexistent and ...

    13 comments21 Oct 2010 -

  75. 1st job investment banking 1st interview Summer Analyst recruiting Alumni Networking BB Bulge Bracket Advice in NYC No Yes 212802 215408 383667 262108 193515 ...

    8 comments1 Nov 2017 -

  76. Bulge Bracket

    Investment Banking

    Is it that difficult to get into a bulge bracket? I would like to work for Goldmans, ML or MS. Also interested in a few non BB Credit Suisse and Barcap. If I work in a medium rep european bank can i make the move after a analyst programme or do i need to ...

    13 comments25 Apr 2012 -

  77. Hi, Background: I'm a rising junior at a top target (think Harvard/Wharton) and I'm looking to get a 2019 summer internship at a bulge bracket bank. In highschool, I had solid extracurriculars (a lot of student government, debate, and continent- ...

    7 comments7 Jun 2018 -

  78. People often tell me it's better to work at JPM Markets or Citi Markets than GS Securities because of the difference in the balance sheet and revenues, but I feel like this figure isn't normalized with respect to how many people work at each ban ...

    6 comments2 Mar 2019 -

  79. [deleted]

    Job Search Advice

    [deleted] Bulge Bracket internship rejection dinged No Yes 211304 167042 127078 123071 328774 ...

    11 comments27 Jan 2014 -

  80. ,.aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa lateral Investment Banking Bulge Bracket No Yes 262108 212802 215408 362844 295998 ...

    9 comments15 Sep 2016 -

  81. So, after pounding the pavement, I got a call from a bulge bracket for banking interviews. (Inside: YEEEES!) They gave me a specific time slot. I mentioned that I was currently not local, but that I'd be happy to fly out. I mentioned that it would be ...

    12 comments14 Apr 2011 -

  82. sighBanking

    Investment Banking

    It's 3:30 in the morning and I am still at the office. So...I feel like writing this post. This poem is for all future analysts trying to get into investment banking. From the outside it seems like we are all Gekko, the truth is... "sighBanking& ...

    12 comments12 Aug 2010 -

  83. So this is kind of old school. I'm currently a consultant (3yrs out of college) performing macro analysis for capital markets and corporate strat guys. My fiance's father is a BB wealth manager in NY, generally managing ultra-high net worth fami ...

    12 comments12 May 2010 -

  84. About Me- Sophomore from non-target, economics/philosophy major, good grades, have done several internships at finance related boutique shops. Always loved stocks and always will, end goal is to get to the buyside, whatever that takes Problem- Have two of ...

    11 comments22 Feb 2011 -

  85. In the world of college sports, top athletes from high schools all over the country compete to join the best programs for 2 to 4 years. Just like college sports, banking takes the absolute cream of the crop of their pool, sometimes less than 1% of those w ...

    5 comments1 Aug 2019 -

  86. Good news

    Job Search Advice

    With all the schadenfreude regarding undergrad school, FO vs. BO, bank or group prestige, and the like, I figured this forum could use some good news to lighten the air. I just received a 1st-year IBD analyst offer from a BB. I graduated in 2008 from a to ...

    11 comments23 Jun 2010 -

  87. If this post seems redundant, I do apologize. I'm just trying my best to gain as much information as possible to increase my chances of getting into IBD. I am entering college this fall at an (Ivy) target school and I've been using Google/WallSt ...

    8 comments27 Jul 2016 -

  88. Didnt receive dream internship

    Sales and Trading

    Hello, I did not get a bulge bracket S&T internship my junior summer (right now), but I did get a less formal S&T internship with a boutique back home that does not offer full-time positions to interns. I was wondering if I still have a chance at ...

    9 comments28 May 2014 -

  89. I'm looking to generate some ideas for the next few years as my bank only promotes some 30% of Analyst level salespeople to the associate level. Everyone else either moves around the bank to other groups/areas in the front office or goes to the buy s ...

    5 comments21 Jun 2019 -

  90. Hello All, I have been out of the finance interviewing game for a while, I am a 2nd year analyst at a boutique IB. Need some help preparing for a technical interview I will hopefully be having soon- can anyone here help me with questions on financial mode ...

    9 comments6 Oct 2016 -

  91. Top B-School or Bulge Bracket

    Investment Banking

    I'm currently an investment banking analyst in a large company that's not a traditional investment bank in the Asset-Backed Securities group, and I'm seeking advice on options moving forward. I'm hoping to make it into PE / VC eventual ...

    10 comments20 Feb 2010 -

  92. Boutique Lateral Options

    Investment Banking

    Guys, I am currently working as an analyst at a boutique looking to lateral to a BB or a large MM bank. What are my best options to do this and does anyone know which banks are looking for laterals? Went to a non-target but top 50 overall 3.7 GPA 2 previo ...

    10 comments28 Feb 2010 -

  93. Hi guys, I'm from a top target school and currently have an internship for the summer at a BB M&A group. Should I want to lateral to a different BB next year, what should I do? I'm mainly interested in TMT or M&A for lateral, but that ma ...

    7 comments18 Jan 2017 -

  94. Harvard or IBD?

    Job Search Advice

    I'm currently at LSE studying Stats with Finance (undergrad) and am in my final year. I will get an upper second (2:1) at the very least. I have spoken to admissions at Harvard and they told me, given my background, I'm highly likely to get into ...

    9 comments17 Nov 2012 -

  95. Any ideas on how these stack up in terms of reputation/culture/exit opps/any other factors? Thanks graduate london Barclays lazard Bulge Bracket rothschild BB or Boutique private equity analyst Blackstone Group 3i Rothschild Barclays Capital Lazard Salary ...

    8 comments23 Nov 2014 -

  96. I just got a summer analyst position at a BB bank and I'm extremely happy with the position. But I was wondering how it compares with smaller prop shops in terms of comp and lifestyle. I know, for example, a first-year at Optiver can make 300k. And t ...

    5 comments24 Feb 2019 -

  97. Pay levels at BB PB

    Asset Management

    I was hoping someone could fill me in on the salary/bonuses for different levels at a bulge bracket in Private Bank, as well as how many years at each level. This is for a top firm in NYC. I'll start with analyst: Analyst, $70k + 20-40 (2-3 years); A ...

    9 comments21 Apr 2011 -

  98. I have an upcoming super day interview with a Bulge Bracket firm for their Institutional Equity Sales division. What should I expect during the final interview process? How technical are the questions, what are they looking for etc? Any help would be grea ...

    9 comments24 Nov 2010 -

  99. GMAT During Analyst Stint?

    Investment Banking

    Monkeys, Have any of you studied for and taken the GMAT during your analyst stint? If so, how did you manage? I imagine it would be very difficult with the 80-110hr work weeks. Did you do it late at night, or on a spare weekend day? I think many would cho ...

    8 comments26 Jul 2012 -

  100. Hard Work Does Pay Off

    WSO Success Stories

    I joined WSO a little less than two days ago. I want to post my in depth detailed story of how I made it to the BB I am at now. Hopefully this will help inspire a few people or at least show them that you can in fact make it to a great firm coming from ba ...

    6 comments19 May 2017 -

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