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  2. Investment Banking in China, Briefly

    This week I'm going to try to give a high level view, based on my personal experiences, on what the investment banking industry is like in China. There are obviously similarities to the U.S., but also a number of key differences as well. There are ba ...

    44 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:01pm -

  3. Learning Chinese Mandarin worth it?

    Hey Guys, I was wondering whether or not It is a marketable skill to know Chinese Mandarin? I am majoring in Economics, minoring in Business Fundamentals, and taking 4 semesters of Chinese Madarin. Eventually, I would like to do business in China, I see m ...

    129 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:45pm -

  4. Ask me anything… I'm a Private Equity Analyst in Shanghai

    I'm currently a Private Equity Analyst in Shanghai, China. Academically, I graduated from a target school majoring in Economics and Chinese. I also spent my time at college as the president of an on-campus student organization related to Finance and ...

    77 comments - 6 silver bananas - May 19 2013 - 12:45pm -

  5. Crazy Chinese Doping Conspiracy Theory

    As I was watching and reading about Ye Shiwen, the Chinese swimmer who blew away her personal best time and set the world record in the 400m individual medley in London, I wasn't really surprised when discussions began as to whether she was doping. B ...

    93 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 1 2012 - 5:19pm -

  6. Chinese Gold Farmers

    In case you missed it, there's been an ongoing, sustained effort by the Chinese government to hack foreign governments, companies, newspapers-- basically anything or anyone with a computer. As usual, the Chinese government is trying to play coy in th ...

    45 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 19 2013 - 6:45pm -

  7. China Is Headed for the Pits in 2013

    A few days ago, I gave Miss Cleo a call and got some ideas about a different perspective on my comments last week. Specifically she told me that I was painting too nice a picture and wasn't being critical enough in my views. So without further ado, h ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2012 - 9:57am -

  8. How China Could Start A Financial Crisis

    China's debt has been skyrocketing by the billions to finance their new infrastructure program, which could in turn take down the whole world's economy if it is a failure. China's current debt is 240% of their GDP, around 300% by 2020, cert ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 28 2017 - 8:05pm -

  9. China landed on the Moon?!

    Soooooo China landed on the moon on Saturday, thoughts? Now China, much richer and stronger, aspires to become a globally respected power, and the government sees a major presence in space as a key to acquiring technological prowess, military strength and ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2013 - 11:58pm -

  10. Do you know the ‘China’ story?

    Hello monkeys- Over the last three years, I have observed an enormous increase in the attention paid, both by sell-side and buy-side, to developments in China. One post does not do justice to the topic but hopefully this can get you started in forming a m ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2015 - 11:08am -

  11. Pick your BRIC

    The BRICs, four nations of undoubtably great importance in our world today. Some have equated them to the Old world's four horsemen, insolent upstarts vying to replace the old guard. To most however, we see nothing but a vast, wet, and beautiful ocea ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 7 2010 - 7:39pm -

  12. Chinese Buying Detroit Real Estate

    The main problem is convincing people to relocate to Detroit. This will require creating more jobs. The weird thing is that a lot of US manufacturing is being outsourced from Detroit. Many of the parts are produced in China. Ford assembles cars in Mexico. ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2013 - 5:08am -

  13. Trade War? Hardly.

    It must be an election year; the anti-China rhetoric has been hot lately. Every day there's a new story out about how the Chinese are stealing our jobs, screwing our companies, etc.; and how we are on the verge of a trade war with them. As if for the ...

    28 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 17 2012 - 10:45pm -

  14. China to Downgrade U.S. Debt

    Just when you thought the pain wouldn't come, the big red boot kicked in the door waiting a vintage 1953 Kalashnikov and telling you to get your lazy American ass in shape. Well, not exactly but Dagong's threat to downgrade U.S. debt is an inter ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 14 2011 - 12:45pm -

  15. Going to War With China- WW3

    Not to start any conspiracy theories here, but I just got off Skype from an interesting debate after a conference with my firm's team in their Beijing office. Someone at their office mentioned a meeting by its execs on protocols and plans to move our ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2012 - 6:27am -

  16. Ruling of the South China Sea and Bill Clinton

    So, I am going to say upfront that I don't like China. It's not their commoners, but their communist party and anybody who blindingly supports the bully regime. Reasons: their planned economy is wasting natural resources across the world, which ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 13 2016 - 3:54pm -

  17. Is This a Currency War?

    Yesterday in a further attempt to stimulate their economy, Japan announced plans to increase their asset purchase program. The move was meant to lower rates even further in order to encourage additional lending and risk taking. The program is similar to o ...

    24 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 20 2012 - 4:34pm -

  18. 'Business' in China: Anecdotes

    Hi all, As you know, a while back there were many discussions pertaining to working in Asia. Specifically, a lot of discussions centered around the perception that the rising "Dragon" that is China would soon become the dominant economic force i ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2010 - 9:23am -

  19. Everyone's favorite topic...

    The recent state dinner hosted by the White House was nothing short of lavish. Lobster, 400 dollar wine, etc. I understand the need to appear strong and stable in the eyes of the world but come on, really? 400 bucks a bottle. I'm sure the President a ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2011 - 9:17pm -

  20. The Yuan as the World's Reserve Currency

    With the recent revolutionary fervor in the MENA region, one can only wonder if and when the tidal wave will sweep further to the East. In light of recent increases in Chinese censorship it is as good a time as any to muse about the validity of the Yuan a ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2011 - 1:39pm -

  21. why chinese student feel so piss off when we are comparing india and china

    im going to china next year so im interesting in chinese culture and stuff, i have found that chinese students in my uni are very upset about the comparison between china and india. I was talking to a chinese student about india and china and he was so an ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2012 - 5:58pm -

  22. ~~NSFW~~ 2 YEAR OLD RAN OVER NO ONE HELPS

    this video is sick, it shows a little girl getting ran over 2 times and no one helping every one just looking; wonder what your opinion on the issue was it's graphic, but no blood and gore. Not gunna lied made me go ***** a few times. AGAIN NSFWWWWWW ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2011 - 9:01pm -

  23. So You Want to Work in IB in China?

    You're a non-Chinese who has studied some Mandarin and is now totally inspired to get a super awesome IB job in China? That's fantastic. Despite my sarcasm and what others may say, it is possible to get a job in investment banking in China as a ...

    21 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 14 2012 - 8:45pm -

  24. Your Thoughts on 2012

    So 2012 is essentially over and it's been an interesting year by all accounts. I think it's been a fairly bad year, both geopolitically and in terms of finance (although for myself it's been quite good!). Some of my key moments of 2012: LIB ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2012 - 9:56am -

  25. Should I go to China?

    Dear Friends, I am writing because I was hoping to get some advice on a decision I have to make. Someone would have to have some experience working in China/ MBA admissions to really comment, but any feedback is very much appreciated. Background: 25 years ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2015 - 12:37pm -

  26. Understanding China

    For those of you interested in gaining a deeper level understanding of the Chinese economy and Chinese banking system, I highly rec. a recently published book called "Red Capitalism". It's written by former bankers, not economists, and it h ...

    30 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 30 2011 - 9:51am -

  27. China Changing It's One Child Policy?

    China's new leaders, President Xi and Premier Li, are rumored to be removing the one child policy by as early as the end of this year according to BoA economist, Ting Lu. If one parent comes from a one child family, that parent will be able to have t ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 13 2013 - 4:12am -

  28. Weekend Wars: China vs. The Chinese

    For a number of years now I have been getting strange looks and my views on global economics have come into question. There is a plain and simple reason, I don't buy China. All the Chinese growth notwithstanding I am not impressed and never have been ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 2 2011 - 12:21pm -

  29. Why China Can’t Be Depended Upon

    There was a great article in the Wall Street Journal the other day explaining the inability of a massive Chinese state-owned construction company to complete a simple highway project in Poland. Ironic jokes about incompetence aside, this highlights an imp ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2012 - 9:45pm -

  30. Watch out- There's a fake Goldman Sachs in China

    We all know that the People's Republic of China basically copies everyone's ideas, from making fake Rolex watches, Louis Vuitton handbags to pirating movies and selling DVDs on the street for less than $2. Its newest invention is Goldman Sachs ( ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 6 2015 - 4:00am -

  31. 5 Quirks of Chinese Colleagues

    Every office has their winners, but here are just a few of the goofy things you might encounter while working with Chinese colleagues. Those with China experience, definitely sound off at the bottom here. 1) Now while I'm sure what I eat in the offic ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 22 2013 - 7:45pm -

  32. Chinese Sausage Fest

    I'm not talking about the last time I went out to a night club in Beijing (although there may actually be some correlation). This is about the demographic challenge hitting China that is only going to get worse in the future. The proportion of the wo ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 2 2012 - 6:45pm -

  33. China: To short or not to short?

    China; the birthplace of Kung Fu, fireworks, hot asian women, and fake Louis Vuittons. It's meteoric rise in power is unparalleled throughout history. Though largely hated in the old world, some say that it's the future, the new frontier, the pl ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2010 - 2:37am -

  34. New Chinese Anti-Carrier kill weapon operational. What now?

    I am worried. Any ideas on how to counter this? In a hypothetical situation where we had to defend Taiwan from a Chinese invasion, our carriers will be sitting ducks because of this new missile. Any ideas? http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3e69c85a-1264-11e0-b4c8 ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2010 - 6:03pm -

  35. why is no one talking about china?

    i'm curious to hear what you guys think about China right now if europe, one of their main export destinations, is clearly going in at least a minor recession, us economic growth is consistently sluggish, and their property bubble is in the early sta ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2012 - 1:45am -

  36. Escorts in Shanghai

    Just curious for those readers from Shanghai, what is the going rate for an hour with an escort nowadays? I received a call on the room phone in the Hotel I am staying in (escorts basically call every room hoping to get a guy on the line) Anyways it is an ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 9 2011 - 5:01am -

  37. any monkeys in shanghai?

    just graduated from undergrad and moving there june 13th. looking for people to network/make friends with. pm me if interested china Shanghai ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2012 - 3:44pm -

  38. The Decade's Movers and Shakers

    Who and what were they? With 2010 fast coming to a close, we say goodbye to another decade and enter one anew. 2001-2010 was not without its drama; we saw the horrors of terrorism with 9-11, we had the wars in the Middle East, there were epidemics, massiv ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2010 - 7:58pm -

  39. Emerging Markets Investment Guide

    .. Kato's blog china investment emerging markets Benjamin Graham Blog ...

    14 comments - 5 silver bananas - Feb 26 2014 - 9:47pm -

  40. The World Currency War continues

    A while back I wrote about the beginning of a World Currency War. For those who have a done a bit of travel and discussion with some of the BRIC (predominantly Western educated) intellectual elite, you know that many of these people feel it is their duty ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2010 - 11:49am -

  41. Google Pulls the Trigger on China

    In short: Google.cn now redirects to Google.com. hk, where mainland users can get uncensored search results. Aside from the fact that this will in all likelihood only last for a few hours until the Great Firewall "fixes" it, how would we monkeys ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2010 - 6:10pm -

  42. Don't Blame China

    Monkeys, it blows my mind that there are folks on Wall Street that believe the Federal Reserve can raise rates. China devaluing their currency is NOT why our markets are in turmoil. If you take a look back, there are some folks that have forecasted what i ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2015 - 10:51pm -

  43. China is evil, literally

    Not sure if I should put this here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/... China is evil. Personally I consider myself of Taiwanese descent. Comment. china ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2011 - 6:59pm -

  44. GROWTH IS A CHOICE

    Mod Note: This is a syndication from Jared's Daily Dirtnap daily market newsletter. WSO readers qualify for a $100 discount...just email [email protected] and mention "WSO Monkey Discount" You can follow Jared on twitter at @dailydirtna ...

    13 comments - 3 silver bananas - Nov 11 2013 - 11:53pm -

  45. She's a BRICS-house

    She mighty, mighty, just lettin' it all hang out. According to digitaljournal.com, BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) are positioned to overthrow the dollar and end US supremacy as the leading superpower. "Among the many subj ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2012 - 4:05pm -

  46. Killing Me Silently: Beijing's Smog

    Working in an office in and of itself usually wouldn't expose one to hazardous conditions. The city in which one lives could have its fair share of dangers though. Crime is a given; all big cities have their fair share of crime, but it's usually ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2013 - 6:45pm -

  47. MBB Salary in Mainland China for 1st year analyst/associate

    Okay so I just looked into glassdoor's information on 1st year business analyst/associate (entry level) at MBB in Mainland China and the overall number fluctuates around 30k-35k (USD, annually). The number is so low I even gasped when I realized that ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2011 - 8:14am -

  48. The Road to Ruin

    A very well written piece by Roger Altman (most of you know him as CEO of Evercore) in the latest issue of Foreign Affairs. Some shocking excerpts from his piece include: Economic threats have been used to influence foreign policy in the past. In 1956, du ...

    19 comments - 3 silver bananas - Nov 4 2010 - 9:38pm -

  49. Which bubble will burst first- Social Media or Something in China

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13813688 cracks starting to appear in this economic utopia displayed by China. Remember this is a country that suppresses anything more negative than sending back your main course, so again, if these are what w ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2011 - 9:04am -

  50. Will Studying Mandarin Get Me A Job At The Goldman Sachs?

    Every so often a thread pops up from some kid wondering if studying Mandarin in college will land him a vaunted investment banking position straight out of undergrad. The answer to this question is, in both China and New York, no. But that doesn't me ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 12 2012 - 10:45pm -

  51. Growth in China: changing into reverse?

    China, the world's second largest economy and one of the scariest places on earth to drive in. After years of ridiculous growth and prosperity, figures coming out of the nation have not been so good; a rising CPI has forced the Mandarins to raise rat ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2011 - 8:57pm -

  52. China's economic dominance, sooner than we think?

    from the Economist Spheres of influence [quote] A NEW book, discussed in this week's Economics focus, by Arvind Subramanian of the Peterson Institute for International Economics argues that China's economic might will overshadow America's s ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 9 2011 - 10:48pm -

  53. Appearance vs. Substance in China

    Have you ever wondered if all the new stuff they're doing in China is really everything it's chalked up to be? It's a perfectly legitimate question to ask, especially so because in China appearance is far more important than substance. This ...

    13 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 23 2013 - 6:45pm -

  54. WSO now on renren.com

    Thanks to one of our very helpful campus reps (Jinghao Zhou at UNC)- WSO now has a Renren page- 92 followers in 4 days, (approx. 6.87439545 x 10^-8 % of the whole chinese population:) with posts to be translated into Chinese in the near future. WSO Xian Z ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2011 - 2:38pm -

  55. Should we short Audi?

    I think Audi's are fantastic vehicles. For one, it's German, so you're assured that nary a laugh or giggle was involved during its design. Two, they're actually quite fun to drive, with the RS4 being especially ridiculous. And three, I ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 19 2011 - 10:03pm -

  56. china dream

    guys where do u see china as an economy in a decade or two and compared to us and eu.\ Moreover isnt this the right time to pursue a career in that economy and grow with it. wouldnt it be good time to have an mba from china and work in china or asia pacif ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2009 - 8:14am -

  57. Is Entrepreneurship Enough to Overcome Communism?

    I just read an interesting article written by an American entrepreneur and former banker who has started a college loan company in China called Qifang. His name is Calvin Chin and he's a Yale grad who, after banking, worked a couple start-ups before ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2016 - 10:00pm -

  58. 3 Things to Watch for in China in 2013

    Olaf has looked into his crystal ball and sees a bright future for China in 2013. Naturally there still are serious problems that pose an existential threat to the ruling party (property prices, bank capitalization, demographic trends, wealth gap, etc.), ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2012 - 6:45pm -

  59. Chinese RE Bubble

    http://online.wsj.com/articles/more-than-1-in-5-ho... Thoughts? I wonder what implications this could have for us in the US if a Chinese bubble popped. This topic has been covered by many news sources, and the counter point is usually that supply will be ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2014 - 9:40am -

  60. Foreign Takeovers by State-owned Enterprises

    This past week, we saw the market impact of Investment Canada's decision to initially reject PETRONAS' (the Malaysian State-owned Enterprise) proposed takeover of Progress Energy Resources, a Canadian oil and gas company. In order to approve a t ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 29 2012 - 8:02pm -

  61. As a non-Mandarin speaker, would it be advisable to pursue an MBA at a top MBA school in China?

    I'm looking to re-brand and apply to an MBA program this fall. Would it be advisable to apply to a top Chinese school if I'm thinking about doing PE long-term? How are their programs different than from the US programs? Do you still have summer ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2014 - 4:39am -

  62. China Makes 15 Story Building in 6 or 2 days...

    Got this from Zero Hege The author says 6 days but if you look at video it says 48 hours http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps0DSihggio&feature...! MBA china Harvard bubble Hotel ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2010 - 11:34pm -

  63. Absolute Joke of a Resume

    I just had this resume edited by someone "qualified". The font was changed from Times new Roman to Calibri- I think that it is somewhat unprofessional. So any font suggestions are appreciated. FYI, I'm interested in banking, corp. finance, ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2012 - 2:43am -

  64. Yuan Peg Causing Asset Bubble

    ***UPDATE: Markets Bet on Yuan Rise Despite China Rebuff As an on-again, off-again buyer of Chinese currency over the past several years, it has long been my contention that one day the Chinese will be forced to float the Yuan and therefore cause a windfa ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2009 - 11:35am -

  65. Jasmine Revolution?

    So with all of the events going on in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Jordan, Bahrain, and potentially Saudi Arabia, some have also pointed to the growing calls of revolution in China, a movement better known as the "Jasmine Revolution" Curious if anyone ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2011 - 10:32am -

  66. Mainland China Opportunities post IB stint in USA

    Hello, Can anyone provide some insight on working in finance in Asia (particularly Mainland China)? I grew up in the US and am working currently an IBD analyst in the US at a bulge bracket firm. I do have the language capability to work in China. I would ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 5 2011 - 4:18am -

  67. Study finance in China?

    I appreciate that everyone on this forum is obsessed with top US programs- H/S/W etc. But seriously guys, are any of you thinking about China? In 20 (maybe even 10) years time- when all of you hope to reach the pinnacles of your dizzy stellar careers, may ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 30 2010 - 4:28pm -

  68. The Magnificent Seven

    Last week the Party wrapped up its 18th Congress and announced who gets to be part of the management team for the next five years. There were a lot of questions and what-ifs revolving around what exactly the outcome would be since the guys at the top are ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2012 - 7:45pm -

  69. Chinese Ghost Cities

    Recent statistics show that there are about 64 million apartments and houses that have remained empty during the past six months, according to Chinese media reports. On the assumption that each flat serves as a home to a typical Chinese family of three (p ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2010 - 6:14pm -

  70. I Love You Like A Love Song, Baby

    Shortly before the beginning of the weeklong holiday to celebrate the founding of the PRC, former golden boy Bo Xilai was officially expelled from the Communist Party and formally charged with a variety of crimes, one of which was that he "maintained ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2012 - 6:45pm -

  71. LBS or China + CFA? What's your opinion?

    Hi guys, I am facing the greatest dilemma of my life and I would really appreciate your inputs. Here's my situation: I just graduated with distinction from a top Canadian university with a finance major. Like many people, I got caught by the crisis t ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2009 - 1:57am -

  72. Reverse Merger List

    Can anyone direct me to a database of reverse mergers done in the last 3-5 years? Where could I find such list? Thanks! china shorts ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2011 - 9:46am -

  73. Breaking into China for someone who prob can't even break into US

    So basically, I want to get at a job in China. I'm currently about to start my last semester at a state school that's not much of a target for anything. I'll end up graduating with a BS in biology, a BA in economics, and a math minor. Kinda ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 1 2011 - 11:17pm -

  74. Student from China trade off Chinese prospects with you

    Hi folks, I'm a junior three (next semester will be my penultimate year in undergrads) from one of Chinese top universities in Beijing. I've been watching WSO for a long time and some of the posts are really conducive and insightful to me. What ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2012 - 10:01am -

  75. FBI: US Colleges Swarming With Spies

    This is an interesting problem that the U.S. government faces. There are a large amount of spies attempting to steal information from U.S. universities and research institutions for both commercial reasons and militaristic reasons. In response, it seems t ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2012 - 3:06pm -

  76. Can Western Dominance be saved?

    For over five hundred years, Western economic power has ruled over the world, but Niall Ferguson argues that the strong work ethics and brilliant innovations that made the West so great might now be just a thing of the past. With the West clamoring for le ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2011 - 8:49pm -

  77. China and Green Energy

    This is a sector I love to discuss and throw out there. There was a topic a few weeks back about the Wall Street 2 movie predicting the future about green technology. Here is the link to the article. It is very interesting http://www.nuwireinvestor.com/ar ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 12 2010 - 8:08pm - Anonymous Monkey

  78. College senior, accepted to GSB, Wharton but denied 2+2. Should I accept and not look back or wait to apply to HBS in 2-5 years?

    I've read multiple assessments of HBS vs. GSB vs. Wharton across exit opportunities, school culture, brand, etc. Aiming for future in Asia, so increased brand name of HBS does come into play. Never experienced the west coast. Highly interested in VC ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2012 - 4:20am -

  79. anyone heard of CITIC securites, not CITI.

    already know they are a leading IB in China/ HK along with CICC, how's like working there as an analyst? life style? excel? pre-training? exit opps? Thanks in advance. china HK ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2010 - 3:34pm -

  80. Learning Chinese

    Hi all, Quick background. 3 years IBD at elite boutique. 2.5 year at large global PE fund of funds. Both gigs are in Hong Kong. I really want to get a sense on non-Asia based finance folks' interest in learning Chinese, just given China's increa ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2013 - 7:39pm -

  81. Big Things Happening in China Next Month

    If there was ever a time to pivot your attention to China, it is now. Major events are going to be happening over the next few weeks. We got kind of a head start this year with the Bo Xilai soap opera, but things are going to come to a head next month. An ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2012 - 9:56pm -

  82. Dump Dell, Run with Lenovo

    To many, the PC industry is dying. The rise in popularity of smart phones and tablets has made PCs more and more obsolete, reducing margins and squeezing out small companies. Although, it certainly is not the vaunted industry of the nineties, it does stil ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2012 - 6:40pm -

  83. China / Career

    Curious what other guys just starting out are thinking about China, other emerging markets. "Watch for China to become the world's center of private equity within five to 10 years, according to David Rubenstein, co-founder of The Carlyle Group.& ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 15 2010 - 4:14pm -

  84. History to M7 MBA?

    Hello WSO First time poster here. Here's my story in a nutshell: I graduated from a top 10 public in 2009 with a decently high GPA (3.7) in history. LOL @ me, right? I know, I know. Since I graduated in the worst job hiring market since at least the ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2013 - 9:29pm -

  85. Transfer to PE in Emerging Markets

    Hi, I'm interested in pursuing private equity in an emerging market, primarily for the experience (e.g., growth focus, unique ownership structures, cultural context, 'wild west' of investing) and because I love to travel / experience new cu ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2016 - 5:22pm -

  86. Mining Company Trading At Negative EV?

    Just some high level numbers but I'm looking at a small cap zinc mining company which operates mainly in China and has a 90% interest in another mining company with significant exploration rights in the area. Currently they're trading with a mar ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2012 - 5:01am -

  87. Breaking into PE in China/HK

    What's the general path for getting a PE job in China/HK? Is it possible straight from undergrad? Can you do it from NYC banking or do you need to do two years in HK first? Also, who are the big players in China/HK? Is it the same megafunds like KKR ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2011 - 2:21pm -

  88. Foreign Summer Internship

    I'm wondering if anyone has any good resources in terms of finding a summer internship overseas, either in london or china (really anywhere outside the united states that would separate myself from the throngs of grads looking to go to wall street). ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2011 - 8:06pm -

  89. Internships in China

    Hi guys, I was searching for an Internship in China and a company called Catalai came up, seems they provide a program in China that includes finding you a work placement. Was wondering has anyone had any experience with them? the website was www.catalai. ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2010 - 2:21am -

  90. China Warns Australia- Choose Between us or the United States

    It is rare in diplomatic circles for governments to speak bluntly, particularly in the Orient, where manners are highly prized. The exceptions to this rule are retired military officers, who are often able to voice sentiments too impolitic for other chann ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2012 - 4:45pm -

  91. The Fundamental Difference Between the US and China

    In the comments from my post last week about differences between the US and China, a few people had expressed interest in what Chinese people see remarkable about our culture. I think the biggest thing that almost in a sense fascinates Chinese people abou ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2013 - 8:45pm -

  92. Is China a Bubble?

    Just looking for signs. Here's one. china ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 29 2011 - 11:05pm -

  93. Deleted21343

    - china Ernst & Young ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 13 2015 - 4:29pm -

  94. Why I Am Long Baidu.

    Last week after the Chinese central bank (PBOC) announced a 25 basis point rate cut, I gained enough conviction to take a long position on Baidu which has sold off greatly along with most other Chinese equity flotations this year. The PBOC move made me be ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2012 - 1:42am -

  95. China Mainlining US Treasuries

    They say the customer is always right, and when you're as dependent upon your "customers" as the US government is, I suppose it pays to offer top notch customer service. The US Treasury has entered into a first-ever direct-selling relations ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2012 - 7:45am -

  96. The Age of America ends in 2016

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1380486/Th... "The International Monetary Fund has set 2016 as the year China's economy will surpass the U.S.- effectively ending the 'Age of America'. It means that whoever wins the 2012 preside ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2011 - 2:44pm -

  97. GIVE ME A RAISE OR I'LL KILL MYSELF!!

    So in the past few months, a few, just a handful really, of Chinese worker-slaves committed suicide. Twelve Foxconn technology workers attempted suicide since the start of the year and they were the first. Now, a weak management has caved into the workers ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 10 2010 - 7:05pm -

  98. Risk it in Hongkong or Chinese SOE?

    Hi everybody, Since 2 years ago I have felt very attracted to project finance and IB in general. I took a class in project finance, and read some books, but I don't have an economics/finance background. I am currently a PhD candidate at a top univers ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2014 - 10:03pm -

  99. Shanghai Private Equity Internship

    What can I expect out of my private equity internship this summer in Shanghai? How will it compare to a PE internship in the US? private equity china Shanghai ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2010 - 1:38am -

  100. The BRICs Are No Longer Leading The World's Growth

    The emerging markets are no longer the lead contributors to growth to the world's GDP, they have been replaced by the developed nations. Japan, the U.S. and the rest of the developed markets are contributing roughly 60% of the $2.4T in new economic g ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 19 2013 - 1:45am -

  101. Yet another big company hacked- Are we capable of stopping this?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13711528 So Citi are the latest victims. This is likely to be a criminal/state attack, for what I know citi have done nothing to piss off the hactivists. It does beg the question though, hackers taking data off one of ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2011 - 10:45am -

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