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  2. Los Angeles vs Dallas vs Chicago

    Currently based in NY and our team have a large presence in those 3 cities (LA, Chi Town, Dallas)-- if you had the opportunity to relocate to one of those cities, which would it be? Putting all other circumstances aside, let's put yourselves in the s ...

    57 comments - 5 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 4:17pm -

  3. Outside NYC/SF, how would you rate cities for finance/consulting/corporate opps?

    NYC and SF look to be the top placement cities for almost all the MBA programs. What other cities fall into the top tier of business opportunities for MBAs? DC? Chicago? Toronto? Boston? Dallas/Houston? Atlanta? LA? I am considering a relocation from west ...

    165 comments - 4 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:15pm -

  4. Raymond James Investment Banking Groups

    Can anyone give me any insight into Raymond James investment banking? More specifically, can anyone tell me much about their Chicago and Boston offices? Investment Banking chicago boston Raymond James Raymond James Financial Inc. Salary Yes Yes 232909 138 ...

    91 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:51pm -

  5. Cost of Living Chicago vs NYC

    I am currently interviewing for a Consultant position with openings in Chicago and NYC. During the interview process I told them I was shooting for $70's for compensation if living in Chicago. However, later on the Firm said they would prefer me to b ...

    98 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:15pm -

  6. Chicago Job market (Advice on breaking in)

    Hello, To anyone who lives or is familiar with the Chicago market- your input will be much appreciated. I am looking for the best way to get a finance job in Chicago. Quick background about me: I am currently In a Corporate Development Finance rotation pr ...

    31 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 17 2018 - 8:18pm -

  7. Wharton vs. Columbia vs. Booth

    Hi, I wanted to hear some opinions on these three schools for banking recruitment. I'm probably looking to do 2 years in Investment Banking in NY in a BB and then come back to Brazil to work in PE Megafund. Current BG is 2 years in ER at a local bank ...

    252 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 30 2014 - 6:00am -

  8. Biking to my job in Chicago- Need input from the Chicago monkeys

    Hey everyone- I've accepted a job at a trading firm in Chicago- I'm looking at housing and would like to know your guys' input. I have two choices- I can live in a 4 bedroom-3 bathroom apartment (roommates are taken care of by the apartment ...

    29 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 27 2017 - 7:58am -

  9. Chicago: 90% of NYC at 50% of the price?

    Several of my good friends have moved from NYC to Chicago in the past year. The consensus seems to be that Chicago offers about 90% of NYC at half the cost. And the lifestyle is more laid-back, and people are not as pretentious as manhattan people. In con ...

    67 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:14pm -

  10. UChicago-- target school discussion

    Would anyone mind giving your opinions/advice on the present and future outlook for IB recruiting from the University of Chicago? Based on old threads on WSO and CC (say, 2008 and prior), UChicago seems to be disregarded as being too "nerdy" and ...

    101 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2017 - 11:09am -

  11. Where To Live in Chicago

    I start in spring and I'm looking for suggestions. First year mm IBD analyst with office near sears tower. Is being close to work important? Should I rely on the L? Looking to spend 1000-1500/month all in and I don't need parking. I'm prett ...

    87 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:52pm -

  12. Moving from NYC to Chicago, advice on apartment hunting

    All, In a few months I will thankfully be ending my stint in banking and moving to Chicago to start my PE role. Besides a quick stop to interview in the city, I have never been there before, and don't have a ton of friends in the region either. As su ...

    37 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 17 2017 - 9:13am -

  13. Top MM IBs in Chicago?

    Ones that come to mind include Lincoln International, William Blair, and Robert Baird. Any other insights? Investment Banking chicago middle market to Wednesday, March 23, 2016- 7:15pm ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2016 - 7:15pm -

  14. The decline of Chicago prop trading

    It's sad to see how far Chicago prop trading has declined in recent years. Not too long ago, I envied my classmates and friends who were working at the top Chicago prop shops and making more money than me, while dealing with less bullshit and better ...

    130 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jul 27 2013 - 12:36am -

  15. Baird's reputation

    How does their IBD compare with other MM banks in the country and in the Midwest? League tables? What are their best groups? Is Chicago a better office than Milwaukee? What other MM banks are they comparable to? chicago Baird MM IB IBD ...

    42 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:15am -

  16. Summer Housing Chicago

    hi, whos still looking for summer housing in chicago? i still need a place to live. what do you guys think about SIAC? University Center? or UIC housing any other suggestions.. and is $1000/ month too expensive in chicago? chicago housing downtown ...

    56 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:50pm -

  17. Chicago vs Charlotte

    I've been researching different cities with strong finance in the US recently and have been stuck between two cities: Chicago and Charlotte. The decision will probably be made by job offers; however, what do you guys think is the better city? All inc ...

    57 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2014 - 1:22pm -

  18. U Michigan vs. U Chicago

    I already got accepted into the University of Michigan- LSA and my plan is to get into Ross Business School by sophomore year if i decide to go there. I also got deferred from the University of Chicago. If I happen to get in for regular decision, which sc ...

    41 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:05pm -

  19. Violence in Chicago

    Things are getting pretty rough in Chicago. I've been seeing a lot of these thugs near my area, on lake shore drive. They are infesting north avenue beach and causing havoc throughout the nice neighborhoods like the gold coast, river north, and stree ...

    145 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 6 2011 - 11:52am -

  20. Morgan Stanley Chicago Office

    I was wondering if you guys had any information about the MS Chicago Office? How many summer analysts do they usually take? What are some of the groups in the office? What are their strong groups? And any general information is appreciated. IB chicago MS ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 6:59pm -

  21. How Citadel lures top talent away from NYC

    Great article on how Citadel consistently gets people to move from NYC to Chicago despite people's regional biases and east coast snobbery. Most people who move to chicago don't want to go back to nyc due to the higher quality of life and amazin ...

    124 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2010 - 2:26pm -

  22. Best schools for Chicago banking?

    Other than the obvious Ivies, Stanford, MIT, and Northwestern, what are the best schools to get into banking in Chicago? Seems like Miami U, UIllinois-Urbana Champaign, and Indiana top the list, but what others are there? Any opinions on this? chicago bus ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2015 - 1:00am -

  23. Lincoln International- Middle market

    What do you all know about them or what have you heard about them? I know they are middle market and in Chicago and New York. chicago middle market ibank ...

    38 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:10am -

  24. More top undergrads choosing Chicago over NYC

    Over the past few years, more and more top undergrads from elite schools like harvard, MIT, princeton, stanford, etc., are turning down bulge bracket banks in NYC for elite prop trading shops and hedge funds in Chicago, such as Citadel, Getco, jump, drw. ...

    88 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 3 2010 - 9:16am -

  25. Chicago- Megafund placement

    Hey guys, Seems like a lot of the Megafunds do not have offices in Chicago. Saw on one old thread there were two people fighting back and forth regarding this so I just wanted to settle it out here and see what the real deal was. Do top groups in Chicago ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2014 - 2:22am -

  26. Generating Revenue with a Sports Blog

    Hey Guys, I run a Chicago Sports website and I'm looking for some new ways to generate revenue. Currently, all my revenue is coming from advertising, but I'm just about to get an affiliate deal done with ticket provider (like ticketmaster, stubh ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:39pm -

  27. Trying to get into IB in Chicago, what schools should I be considering?

    I'm currently at a non-target in Chicago and am looking to transfer to a school that's recruited for IB in Chicago. I have applied to Northwestern and Vandy thus far and am considering IU-Kelley. Aside from UChicago, what are some others? Thanks ...

    58 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2011 - 2:57pm -

  28. Chicago Cost of Living

    Accepted a corporate banking analyst position with a MM bank in Chicago.... Salary is great for Corporate banking, however I know chicago is a pretty expensive city...just wondering what I should expect to pay for certain things, as I'm trying to cre ...

    31 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:14am -

  29. Stern ($100k-120k in debt) vs Northwestern (no debt) vs Cornell (no debt) [UNDERGRAD]

    Hello, I'm a rising senior in HS, and this fall I will be applying to one of the schools above Early Decision. I'm trying to decide which would be the best option for me. In regards to an admissions viewpoint, I have an incredibly high chance at ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 23 2015 - 12:27pm -

  30. Chicago WSO Meetup- 2/19/2015

    Who: Financial Professionals and College Students of Drinking Age What: WSO Meetup! Where: Sweetwater Tavern, 225 North Michigan Avenue at Water Street (between the River and Grant Park) When: 6:30 PM 2/19/2015 (Thursday) Why: Meet your fellow primates. A ...

    27 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 20 2015 - 12:44pm -

  31. Crime in Chicago

    To all those trolls who constantly argue about how "awesome" the Chicago lakefront is during the summer, here is a sobering reminder of the awfully high crime rate in the city. I live near north avenue beach and personally witnessed hundreds of ...

    53 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2010 - 9:33pm -

  32. BB Investment Banking Groups in Chicago

    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 ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:04pm -

  33. Citigroup SuperDay Chicago 11/02

    Anyone hear back from Citi IBD superday today yet in Chicago? They had a couple schools down so maybe someone can let us all know Citi chicago chicago Citi IBD supreraday City Securities Corporation City National Bank Citi Orient Securities Citigroup Sala ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 4:18pm -

  34. girl throws puppies into river (nsfw)

    http://thenewsoftoday.com/in-croatia-girl-throws-6... [quote] In what has to be one of the most disturbing videos to hit the internet in some time, a video was posted on LiveLeak last evening. In the video, a girl who looks like she's in her early 20 ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2010 - 9:53am -

  35. Chicago PE shops. Apollo? Ares?

    I am currently in IB in an energy group, but looking to move to Chicago when i jump to PE. On Apollo's website, they have Chicago listed as one of their offices, but on linkedin / WSO there's no trace of them. Is the Chicago office of Apollo mos ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 9 2018 - 9:23pm -

  36. Chicago: Best summer city in the U.S.

    For those of you who are tired of the miserable NYC summers, I highly recommend that you check out Chicago. Great weather, not too humid, SICK scene at north avenue and oak street beaches, rush street, cubs games, fun bars in wrigleyville and lincoln park ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2010 - 10:31am -

  37. Bad resume?

    EDUCATION Dartmouth College Hanover, NH Bachelor of Arts in Economics/Mathematics Graduation May 2012 * GPA: 4.0 EXPERIENCE BIG BANK 1 Private Banking Intern Chicago, IL June- August 2008 * Collaborated with two financial advisors * Prepared marketing mat ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2011 - 7:04pm -

  38. McKinsey Office Locations

    Hi everyone! I'm a summer associate at a competitor firm (Bain/BCG), and am thinking about switching to McKinsey once full-time begins. I'm just trying to get a little bit more information to use as I prioritize my location preferences in the ap ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2013 - 3:02am -

  39. Chicago Monkeys: where should we hold a WSO meetup?

    It'd be great to get a WSO meetup planned in Chicago soon. What are some ideas for where to hold a meetup/happy hour? (on either Wed Nov 28th, Thur the 29th, or the following week) Criteria: Easy access for those coming from financial district Not to ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2012 - 12:25pm -

  40. Chicago Interns

    Any one interning in Chicago this summer that will be staying at UIC? chicago DENNY CRANE blastoise desktop ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2013 - 2:14pm -

  41. Duff and Phelps IBD Chicago Vs. Baird IBD Milwaukee

    I have ft offers from both and am torn on which to choose. Both MM with seemingly good culture and deal size. D&P recent acquisition by Carlyle could be a positive. chicago Duff and Phelps Baird Milwaukee ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2013 - 12:30am -

  42. Trading Desks in Chicago

    Especially for MBAs, what are the best trading opportunities in Chicago? (generally--not necessarily this year) I know about the commodities and equity option exchanges, but what upstairs roles are there in Chicago? Is it just prop trading firms/hedge fun ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  43. Chicago PE Recruiting

    I have a couple of questions that I thought some of the posters who have gone through PE recruiting in Chicago might be able to answer: I've heard the Private Equity Association of Chicago (PEAC) sends out a resume book to pretty much all of the firm ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:50pm -

  44. Fellow Chicago monkeys

    It seems like there's a decent number of monkeys in Chicago. I know there were previous attempts to assemble a group of finance professionals in the city, but for some reason it was not well publicized. So I wanted to create this thread and see if th ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2011 - 9:25pm -

  45. Chicago SA 2011

    I just wanted to get a thread going for those of us who will be in Chicago this summer, although I'm guessing it'll be a pretty small group. Has anybody started looking for housing yet or have any recommendations? chicago ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2011 - 11:04am -

  46. Where would you rather live

    Between San Fran and Chicago, where would you rather live if you worked in private equity? Things I need to consider include: Career/networking opportunities Weather Cost of living Lifestyle (lots of young people, bars, fun things to do) Location in the U ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2011 - 12:04pm -

  47. Pros and Cons of IB in LA, SF, Chicago, Houston?

    If a bank asks you to make a preference for different regions like LA, SF, Chicago, Houston, etc What are the pros and cons of each? e.g., is SF better for people interested in healthcare and technology industries, etc? Just wanted to learn about the diff ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2009 - 2:50am -

  48. Another B-School app evaluation..

    quick recap: Work at a fortune 5 oil company. Got hired into an FLDP type program....worked in 3 different jobs in less than 3 years. Planning to have 3.5 yrs at matriculation. Current job is FP&A for an oil trading group. I also do ad hoc fundamental ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2013 - 6:25pm -

  49. Best groups in Chicago?

    I'd imagine a lot of groups in chicago are like little brothers to their NY counterparts, focusing mainly on MM stuff. Which groups in Chicago work on the biggest deals, and rival like NY GS TMT and MS M&A? Do any even come close? chicago Best Gr ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2014 - 12:01am -

  50. Tax Rates For Major US Financial Cities?

    New York City 2.907%-3.648% New York 4%-8.82% (more tax rates at the bottom of the post) Do you all consider income taxes of different cities when considering living there? I've read before that when city, state, and federal taxes are calculated for ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2015 - 8:07pm -

  51. Which schools place most effectively in Chicago?

    Obviously Kellogg and Booth, and then I'd imagine Ross, Kelley, Mendoza. Does it matter which school you go to to place in Chicago, or do most top schools give you the ability to move there? Is regionality really an issue for placing? I see a lot of ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 3 2016 - 12:07am -

  52. JPMorgan Chicago

    What industry groups do they have in Chicago? Can anyone comment on the culture of the office, size, etc... chicago JPMorgan industry groups ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  53. Chicago Booth

    Does anyone have insights into why Booth has been ranked #1 for 3 consecutive BW rankings? I've heard the former Dean, Ted Snyder, is a relationship guy and a bit of a rankings turnaround specialitst (it will be interesting to see what happens with Y ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2010 - 11:21am -

  54. What's Chicago best known for again? Hedge funds? quants? or Forex? I-Banking?

    What is Chicago best known for? I remember it was either Forex trading or quant jobs right? IBanking chicago ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2009 - 8:44pm -

  55. NYC vs. Chicago vs. San Francisco

    Another typical city vs. city thread. What's your all's favorite city above, everything inclusive (including cost)? I'd like to revisit all three cities. Chicago has been my top choice for a while. Low cost of living, and a very urban feel ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2014 - 10:28am -

  56. Chicago MBA Programs

    So I am thinking of going back to school to get my MBA. I want to work in Chicago when I graduate and I would like to go to school in Chicago, as well. I know Kellogg and Booth have the best reputations in Chicago, but I am not sure if I can get into eith ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2013 - 7:05pm -

  57. Bulge Brackets in Chicago

    One big concern with satellite offices is that they tend to be outsourced labor shops for NYC. This tends to be the case with the bulges. Could you guys provide some insight to these Chicago offices? BB bulge chicago IB ...

    10 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 21 2017 - 4:41pm -

  58. Chicago Real Estate Firms- Anyone hiring?

    I have searched up and down selectleaders and Indeed, but can't find much in terms of jobs for analyst / associate. Anyone have any leads on who is hiring right now? Real Estate chicago analyst associate ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2012 - 11:55am -

  59. Hotel Hunting Tips-- for Chicago but for anywhere really

    Gonna be spending a few days in Chicago at the end of September and trying to scheme a way to get a good deal on a hotel.. SO... first off, any good suggestions? just really want a decent place to put my head and sleep, gonna be exploring the city and fla ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2011 - 11:39pm -

  60. Going Out in Chicago

    I recently moved to Chicago (Pilsen). Where can I find some good bars and whatnot? I've been going out in University Village mostly. I live right by the Pink Line, so preferably easily accessible via that. I could transfer to the blue line, but I rea ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2014 - 3:47pm -

  61. Case interview practice buddy- chicago!

    hey monkeys, is there anyone in chicago would mind helping me with case interview studies? i bought case-in-point and have been studying on it, have another interview coming up in december and would like to practice with someone. it would only be like 45 ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 23 2010 - 12:35pm -

  62. How to meet smart attractive women?

    One of the major disadvantages of Chicago as opposed to NYC is that virtually all quality women who are 25+ are married, engaged, or in long-term relationships. Given that I'm 30 years old and would like to meet someone it's been quite frustrati ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2011 - 9:40am -

  63. "Early Career," etc. Business School Options

    I'm finishing up my junior year at a top liberal arts school, and I'm weighing my options for whatever I end up doing postgrad. I'm an Economics and Classics double major, with a ~3.8 GPA (inducted into Phi Beta Kappa). I'm also an ana ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2010 - 5:49pm -

  64. Is Chicago second-tier in the world of finance?

    Aside from Citadel and the PE firm Madison Dearborn, i don't think Chicago has any elite financial firms. They have a bunch of no-name prop firms and floor traders who are going extinct. Even San Francisco and Boston have more hedge funds than Chicag ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2010 - 11:24am -

  65. COL- London v. NY v. Chicago v. Atlanta

    For full time analyst, what would your lifestyle be looking like in each of these cities? Pure lifestyle, obviously NYC will have more buyside opportunities than Atlanta. My thoughts are that if I'm working for a MM bank, I'd rather be working i ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2014 - 3:12pm -

  66. Effective tax rate?

    Just wondering what you guys all pay total in taxes as a percentage of your income, and what your all in income is as well (IB analysts). Especially interested in Houston and Chicago, as I have offers (or am anticipating offers) in those cities as well as ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2014 - 5:46pm -

  67. Help: Peak6 Trading assistant vs Transaction Services PWC

    trading Consulting chicago prop pwc ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 11:53am -

  68. finance opportunities: NYC vs. Chicago

    Obviously NYC has more finance jobs due to its size. But do you guys think that the finance opportunities and networking in NYC is THAT much better than Chicago? nyc chicago finance ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2010 - 11:03am -

  69. San Fran vs. Chicago for Banking (IBD)

    not the biggest fan of new york (personal preference), so would love to know fellow monkeys' thoughts on the pro's and con's of each of these cities for banking (besides the obvious tech and healthcare for sf, industrials for chicago) chica ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2011 - 4:12pm -

  70. Booth Part-Time VS McCombs Full-Time

    I know that for career switchers full-time is the way to go but is the Booth name so strong that it can overcome the expected obstacles of the Part-time MBA recruiting process? In the long-run, there is no doubt that the Booth MBA will stand out much more ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2013 - 3:32pm -

  71. Ivy Recruiting in Chicago

    Hey guys, I have a quick question. I go to a "lower level" ivy school (not HYPW) and I was just wondering if you guys have any insight on what the experience of going to school out east and getting an ib SA and FT position in Chicago is like. It ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2011 - 4:08pm -

  72. Has anyone heard of Auctus Group Inc (Chicago)?

    Has anyone heard of Auctus Group Inc in Chicago? I recently found an internship posting there.-Judging from their website they are an IB and recruiting firm-Some senior bankers have real IB experience while some are random previous business owners Does an ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 21 2016 - 2:56pm -

  73. Weekend Wars: Traders vs. Funds

    10/4. To military and police personnel, an affirmative acknowledgment. To investors and traders, the potential boiling point of a slow simmering feud. On this date, several high powered mutual-fund executives will convene at the Investment Company Institu ...

    8 comments - 3 silver bananas - Sep 26 2010 - 12:02pm -

  74. Chicago Area Tailor

    Just inquiring about any good tailors in the Chicago area. Reading reviews on YELP from a bunch of girls is useless. I would like to get some reviews from people who have had suits fully tailored (preferably slim european style..not sure how else to descr ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:36pm -

  75. EY-Parthenon & Visa Rotational Program Offers (Full-time Undergrad)

    Hi All, I am currently a senior deciding on my first full-time job. I received offers from both Parthenon and Visa's New Grad Development Program and am having trouble deciding. I have done a consulting internship the previous summer, so I know what ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 24 2018 - 3:50pm -

  76. Need a car?

    I'm about to start with Accenture in Chicago.. As a first year analyst, do you need to own a car? chicago car Accenture ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2011 - 1:20am -

  77. Entry level Equity Trader Chicago

    I am looking for starting salary figures for equity traders in chicago. I already have my liscenes and 3+ years trading brackground., and trade life cycle. I am looking for starting salaries at BOA, and JP Morgan. Any help is great. chicago trade equity ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2010 - 7:50pm -

  78. MS Chicago v Citi Chicago v BAML NY v UBS NY

    I am from a midwest target school UC/NU and I've received offers that I'm having trouble debating. I've received offers from name brands such as MS and Citi Chicago but also banks such as BofA and UBS New York. My ultimate goal is to end up ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2010 - 6:15pm -

  79. Consultant Staffing/Travel- Chicago

    Hey guys, I have a quick question regarding consultant travel that is specific to Chicago. (Other big cities for comparisons will help too) How often in general are consultants in Chicago locally staffed? I'm very interested in joining the industry i ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 30 2013 - 12:20pm -

  80. Advice about first job

    Hi, Just wanted an advice. I have couple offers on hand (Assistant Trader from one Trading firm in Chicago, Audit in one of the Big 4 firms, and one from Consulting firm (not Big 3)). Pros/ Cons. Advices on what to choose? Any thoughts? Thanks in advance ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2010 - 12:50am -

  81. Allston Trading: algorithmic trader role?

    A headhunter recently contacted me about an algorithmic trader role at Allston Trading. I'm definitely aware of who they are since it's in Chicago but don't know too much about them. Curious to hear people's thoughts and experiences wi ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:38pm -

  82. Greenhill Chicago

    Does anyone know anything about Greenhill 's Chicago office? I'm at one of the chicago targets (UofC/NU) and they just made a posting at my school. Judging by the profiles on Greenhill's website, it seems like its just a smaller version of ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2009 - 5:41pm -

  83. 2012 update: Banks in Chicago

    Looking for an update on the best ibanks in Chicago chicago ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2012 - 9:40pm -

  84. UBS IBD Chicago Superday (1/16/2015)

    Anyone attend the UBS Chicago superday on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 and hear back yet regarding results yet? UBS chicago IBD 2015 Summer Analyst IBD ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2015 - 11:11am -

  85. MS Mid-Market Fixed Income Sales- Looking for info

    So, out of the blue, a good friend of mine, who is currently an associate at MS in mid-market institutional FI sales, told me they're leaving for a different job and is in charge of hiring their replacement. They want me to take their place. So, they ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2014 - 7:57pm -

  86. Chicago Monkeys- anyone want to grab a beer on Sept. 5th?

    Will be in Chicago (for the first time, actually) on Sept 5th and will have some time to kill from around 12:00pm- 4ish pm before my flight. Anyone in Chicago want to grab a few beers? chicago beer ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 28 2014 - 3:36pm -

  87. MBA Admissions- Researching business schools to apply for

    I am researching business schools to apply for next year, however I am a little concerned regarding my UG grades. Here are the schools I am considering and my scores / grades: I earned a 3.0 GPA at a top 50 US private school, though my major school (Inter ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 7:43pm -

  88. HSW Chances- Former Consultant/Currently PE-VC

    This is my first time posting in the b-school forum and I'm not sure if this type of question is posted much, but I thought I would give it a shot. What are my chances at HSW given the following credentials:- Attended top 10 undergrad (e.g. Dartmouth ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2014 - 2:02pm -

  89. Networking for young professionals in Chicago?

    Anybody have any ideas on what the best activities, clubs, things to get involved with, etc,. that could lead to solid networking opportunities? I'm going to work at a bank in Chicago next year, and I'm going to know a ton of people from school, ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 10 2015 - 10:31pm -

  90. Blue Fire Capital

    Anyone know about blue fire capital? They're a fairly new prop trading firm in Chicago. Not much info about them online, although they do have a website. If you guys want to pm me instead, that's fine as well. Thanks. chicago Prop trading ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2012 - 4:20pm -

  91. Chicago Booth Powerpoint

    Does anyone, especially admitted students at Booth, have examples of 'good' powerpoint slides for the essay 3?:D chicago PowerPoint Booth ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2011 - 3:23pm -

  92. Knocking on Doors

    I'll be knocking on doors at MM prop shops in Chicago tomorrow, Wednesday, and maybe Friday (I'll have to review my holiday schedule). If anyone is interested in talking to me let me know. Thanks. Monkeysama. chicago cold calling ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2010 - 8:25pm -

  93. Chicagostan: Tunisia's Lendee

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