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  1. Google Can Now Design An Outfit For You

    Google is teaming up with H&M to make an app that will create the perfect outfits for you based on the data retrieved from your electronic devices, aka your previous purchases and most viewed pages. Once you open this app, it will immediately show you ...

    31 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 13 2017 - 11:01pm -

  2. The MVP Award, Advanced Stats, and the Old Guard

    Today I'd like to take some time to talk about an important debate that's going on in diners, in bars, and in living rooms throughout America. No...not the Presidential debate. I'm talking about the American League Most Valuable Player deba ...

    30 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 4 2012 - 5:44pm -

  3. Reis/CoStar alternatives?

    My organization pays a lot of money for Reis. Just through spot checking and comparing to our prior transactions and our appraisals it's apparent the Reis is an entirely unreliable data source. We switched over from CoStar last year because it was ju ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2013 - 4:36pm -

  4. Trading Economics

    I found a website called Trading Economics that's probably the next best thing to Bloomberg and Capital IQ with real-time financial market data movements and economic indicators. It has information on stock markets, exchange rates, fixed income, and ...

    13 comments - 5 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  5. Yardi, Axio, REIS, etc. What do you use?

    This is more directed towards those that focus on MF, specifically in CA or a top 50 MSA. Our firm is currently using Axio-Metrics and Yardi (formerly Pierce-Eislen) and have subscriptions to the LA market. We have used them for floor plan level comps, re ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2016 - 12:39pm -

  6. Need a virtual data room...Best Value?

    I was chosen to head up a small cap deal, and we are in the beginning of the execution phase. I've done some research but it takes a lot of time to call all these different sites to get quotes, and I've got ridiculous amounts of work to do. Some ...

    15 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 17 2012 - 12:45am -

  7. 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 -

  8. Not sure if this even exists but..

    So I have been searching everything I can think of (don't have access to BB at the moment though) and I cannot find data on consumer debt per household by country. I know that places like Somalia and shitholes of that ilk won't have data since, ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 27 2011 - 12:38pm -

  9. URGENT: Please Help if possible

    Hi guys, I need some help. If anyone has time would it be possible to download the Bloomberg Asia REIT Index data in excel from 2005 through to today or March 2011. The Bloomberg terminal at my school is down and I need to submit my project this weekend. ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2011 - 1:10pm -

  10. Pros & Cons of Careers of Small Consulting Firms

    I AM biased (see link below) but my experience leads me to recommend considering smaller consulting firms and their relative advantages, especially if you are making a transition from IB to Consulting. At small firms the career path is more entrepreneuria ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2011 - 2:03pm -

  11. Anyone know how to use a Bloomberg terminal?

    I don't know if this is the right forum for this, but I'm looking for CDS data for major creditors (Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, etc.), does anyone know how to find them using a Bloomberg terminal? If not, is it possible to find acc ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2009 - 8:02pm -

  12. # of bankers at each firm? Anyone have any idea where I can get this?

    Some people actually look at league table rankings and think that's the be-all end-all ranking of how strong each investment bank is. How they can think Bank of America is better than Lazard, Centerview, Greenhill, Evercore, Blackstone, etc. and not ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2011 - 4:52pm -

  13. What does a Data Analyst do?

    I have an interview with a well-known multi-asset manager for a Data Analyst internship. Is this FO, MO, BO? I couldn't find too much through the search bar. This summer I interned at a boutique IB in a FO role so I'm deciding whether this might ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2014 - 4:57pm -

  14. Excel sample data

    Hi guys, Just practicing some excel and looking for some sample data. What I found on google is crap (not much data). Any help, please? Thanks. Excel data sample practice ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2011 - 1:54pm -

  15. Switch from financial data provider to ER???

          Hey guys... I was wondering how likely it would be to make a move from a financial data provider such as Bloomberg/Factset etc.. to a equity research position??? Wondering if recruiters would view it as just data sorter vs someone who ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2011 - 7:52pm -

  16. Where to Download Historical Market Data

    I'm looking to download past financial data such as historical prices and financial information on companies. I want to get this data so I can try to create some strategies and backtest them. Any suggestions for where to find this stuff? Thanks every ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2011 - 5:48pm -

  17. Death in the Digital Age

    Given the current lofty valuations for tech companies and intellectual property rights have you ever given thought to how much all of your digital property is worth? More importantly, do you have a plan for your hard drives and online accounts for when yo ...

    4 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 24 2012 - 12:57pm -

  18. Facebook Roadshow Materials

    Not sure this has been posted yet, but roadshow materials are now available from FB's roadshow. Roadshow site & Video Prospectus [TechCrunch] Facebook IPO Prospectus ipo data Facebook Prospectus ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 3 2012 - 8:06pm -

  19. looking for mutual fund data

    Im looking for data on fund classifications of mutual funds. Essentially a listing of all mutual funds with a Nav 1n+ and how they're classified. Classification/classification systems seem to include a mix of investment objectives, asset class(es), s ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2011 - 7:32pm -

  20. Need a dataset- online or willing to PP

    I'm looking for a dataset for DJIA and one of the ETFs like DIA. I need basic ticker data on an hourly basis. So the CSV would be like 2012-1-1 9:00AM, LAST,DAYSCLOSE, PREVIOUSCLOSE,CHANGE 2012-1-1 10:00AM, LAST, DAYSCLOSE, PREVIOUSCLOSE,CHANGE 2012- ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2012 - 5:49pm -

  21. looking for stocks/commodities/forex site... anybody use it?

    Hey all, I'm looking for a markets website I've lost. The main feature was that it was pretty simple- white background, green boxes for up days, red boxes for down days in stocks, commodities, fx, etc. Anyone recognize this site? markets data ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2011 - 6:24am -

  22. Chinese Property Market Data

    Hello all, Does anyone have any idea on where to get (relatively) reliable data on the Chinese property market? If anyone has access to any reports done on the subject I would VERY appreciative if they could pass them along to me. Thank you, JM Real Estat ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2011 - 4:30am -

  23. Historical Index data help???

    I am looking for historical index return figures to use for a Post Modern Portfolio Theory based allocation calculation. I am having a very difficult time finding this data set. Could anyone help guide me to where I may find this information? I can work w ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2009 - 10:28am -

  24. Should I start a data analytics club

          I am a rising junior at a target Canadian school. For the upcoming year, I am considering to open a Data Analytics club. I am planning to organize many events related to data in finance within this club. I was wondering how much could ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2016 - 8:30pm -

  25. Equity Research Problems

    Hi guys, I currently study in Madrid and I'm doing the Master in Finance after doing several internships in IBanking and now I'm going to start in Consulting full-time. During my studies we had to do several equity research projects, including c ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2014 - 2:00pm -

  26. What should I do for the summer?

          It's quite difficult to get a job in financial/data analysis and modeling, especially now that the recruiting season for banks is over. I am a sophomore in college, and would like to, in some way, acquire experience in this field ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2014 - 11:24am -

  27. Harris Williams Industry / Data Reports

    Chaps, Someone passed this on to me, so I thought I'd pass it on too. Harris Williams do some great free and frequent industry update reports: http://www.harriswilliams.com/news-resources/indus... Includes comps, trends, recent deals et cetera.. It&# ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2013 - 11:05am -

  28. Deloitte Data Analytics or Chase Leadership Development Program?

          Deloitte FAS Forensics & Data Analytics > Data Analytics Associate JP Morgan Chase Chase LDP rotational program/ commercial Which would be better for full-time and why? Exit ops? Pay scale? I can't find much info about eit ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2013 - 4:07pm -

  29. data focused i banks

    Hey, Sorry if the subject is a bit misleading, couldnt quite figure out what to say. anyways, which i-banks in the US focus on companies in database management, data appending, etc.. the reason i ask is that my background is partially in marketing tools t ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2011 - 4:20pm -

  30. Need a measure of leverage availability

    Looking for some kind of index or metric that I can use to track the availability of LBO debt over the past 3 years. The objective being to show that credit was available through 2006 and 2007, then evaporated in 2008. Any idea where I can get this data? ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2009 - 9:53am -

  31. Career Opportunities for Finance Undergrad considering Quantitative Finance?

    Honestly, everything in Wall Street interests me from HF, IB, M&A, PE, VC, ER, AM, risk management, algorithms, trading etc. and big data (the future). I recently graduated with a BS in Finance from a non-target university and plan on pursuing an MFE ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2017 - 4:32am -

  32. An idea to make career path decisions easier...

    I have an idea on how to make career path decisions easier for us. We all have questions regarding the career opportunities that would be suitable for our current position, or questions about how to get to a certain position. I thought instead of having t ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2017 - 4:25am -

  33. Portfolio Construction- Data: (Uniform Number of Observations Problem) HELP!

    Hello there, I'm currently setting out on doing an assignment for a portfolio theory class. We have been allocated 15 stocks listed on the ISEQ (Irish Stock Exchange) and a choice of indices to choose from- the overall index, financial sub-index and ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2017 - 2:49pm -

  34. Killer selfies and shark attacks

    A bit of morbid humor here but couldn't help but share... apparently more people die taking selfies than shark attacks... The kid in this photo died in the valiant effort of taking a selfie... So, we went through three years of news archives, compili ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2017 - 12:27pm -

  35. Big 4 to PE- Data specialist

    First of all, the good news. I've found what makes me jump out of bed in the morning. Making a difference in the work I do, using data, coming up with cool ideas, proving them (or working on someone elses), being rewarded based on my own outputs and ...

    1 comment - 3 silver bananas - Jun 17 2016 - 9:00pm -

  36. Data sovereignty

    Data sovereignty is the concept that information which has been converted and stored in binary digital form is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located. Many of the current concerns that surround data sovereignty relate to enforcing priva ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2016 - 6:02am -

  37. Advice on remembering massive amount of data

    I am currently in a junior equity research role and I'd like to ask for some advice on how to remember the massive amount of data I am put through. in fact, altough you may instantly object: "oh boy, you only got 7-8 names and you got to remembe ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 18 2015 - 11:02am -

  38. S&P 500 Components Price Historical Data

          Hi all, I am looking for a database that would allow me to download the historical stock price (for at least 10 years) of each of the 502 components of the SP 500. I don't mind if I have to pay for it as I would like to avoid loo ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 7 2014 - 10:26am -

  39. Getting Data- How to get data for free

    I want to run correlations between historical prices of stuff. I can go on google finance and see charts but I would like big tables of data to run regression analysis on. Is there a way to get this data for free? data ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 4:35am -

  40. Getting Data- Chinese PMI

    Hey guys, Where should I get data about long term trends such as Chinese manufacturing, Germany industrial output etc... I searched on bloomberg for Chinese PMI but it was restricted to me cuz I'm not a subscriber. Sorry if this is really obvious, I ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 4:35am -

  41. Econ Data- The Most Important Graphs of 2011

    This is a great set of graphs and data from The Atlantic: Data Dump I found the charts relating to taxes and government spending to be particularly interesting, and there were some trends that I wouldn't have necessarily expected, particularly that l ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2012 - 4:54pm -

  42. looking for historical intraday charts

    Hey guys, does anyone know where i can get historical intraday charts? i'm trying to find charts for the nikkei futures 2, 3 days around the march japanese earthquake/tsunami. All I'm able to get from bloomberg or reuters are daily charts.... i& ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 28 2011 - 8:42am -

  43. Is this a good sales job???

          After working as a credit analyst for a little bit of time, I'm realizing that the earning potential is only going to go so far. I'm looking into careers in credit risk/analytics sales now for places such as Reuters/S&P/ ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2010 - 7:41am -

  44. Financial Data Program

    Can anyone recommend a good website or computer program that provides streaming data on various rates, currencies etc? The only thing I can think of is a bloomberg account, but that is out of the question given the cost of the program. This is merely for ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 4 2010 - 1:41pm -

  45. William O'Neil

          Hi Everyone, I have an interview for a Data Research Analyst position at William O'Neil's Los Angeles office. I wanted to find out peoples thoughts in regards to their reputation, the department and/or culture? Let me know y ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 25 2010 - 8:18pm -

  46. Thomson SDC Platinum

    Does anyone use the Thomson SDC Platinum program when doing runs on deals? I am trying to figure out if it is a decent program to learn if my ultimate goal is to go into banking. If not, what are the most highly used programs you use to get information on ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2009 - 1:16pm -