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  2. The right time to lateral?

    BACKGROUND: I have been at a Credit Rating Agency (Moody's, S&P, Fitch, etc.) for four months. I started straight out of undergrad as an Associate Analyst (comparable to an analyst in IB or associate in ER). I graduated from a small non-target wi ...

    15 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 19 2017 - 6:30pm -

  3. Equity Research out of MBA

    Hi everyone, I was recently accepted to the MBA program at Stern and am considering equity research as a post MBA path. I have a passion for markets, and while I am not so keen on the idea of focusing on one sector, I recognize that ER positions are a via ...

    63 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  4. Why Are These Guys Still Doing ER?

    Pretty much every guy on that list has a strong track record over multiple years. I would imagine they get offers from HF 's all the time to run money and with the current environment at investment banks, I doubt they are able to match what the HF� ...

    94 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2012 - 8:33am -

  5. ER vs. IBD

    After spending some time today on this forum, it seems that banking is much more in line with my interests long term. Is it possible to making the switch to banking after a year? Despite what has been said on here, I am confident I could network my way in ...

    50 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:00pm -

  6. 35k Base in NYC?

    I found a post for a "Junior Equity Research Analyst" on my school's career website from Odeon Capital. The base salary is 35k. I can understand if a small firm is strapped for cash, but I am still a bit suspicious as to why they are paying ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2013 - 3:17am -

  7. New Credit Suisse CEO effects on equity research? (and IB as a whole)

    Hi guys, As many of you may know, Credit Suisse 's CEO Brady Dougan is being replaced by Tidjane Thiam in June, and many analysts are speculating that Thiam will downsize the securities and investment banking arms by as much as 3,000 positions in 201 ...

    31 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 11 2015 - 7:00pm -

  8. Four Valuation Methods

    I've heard of the "four valuation methods" but I haven't been able to find out what those are. Anyone have a link? ER ...

    45 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:43pm -

  9. Non-BB Equity Research Q&A with First Year Analyst

    Hey all, Was reading through Flake's ER Q&A posted around the holidays and thought that his thread was fantastic. My experience / background is a little different than his was, so I wanted to start this thread as an opportunity to help provide at ...

    57 comments - 7 silver bananas - Aug 21 2012 - 4:02am -

  10. Buyside Equity Research Internship for an Insurance Company to IBD?

    Can an intern experience in the investment management arm of an insurance company help when recruiting for banking internships? IBD insurance ER PE intern sa ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2017 - 2:00am -

  11. IB vs Equity Research for Fundamental Hedge Fund Strategies- Advantages of IB

    Given that ER has better lifestyle, hours, and maybe like 15% less pay, if your eventual goal is HF, what are the advantages of IB? Any of the BB 's have good ER too, while not all of them give you great modeling experience in IB... Love to hear thou ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2017 - 2:46pm -

  12. Best B-school for Equity Research

    I'm applying to b-schools this fall for next and I want to do ER post-grad. What are the best schools for giving me the most ER opportunities after getting my MBA? Are any schools particularly well-known on the street? Any additional info related to ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:12am -

  13. 5 things to think about during an ER interview to make it sound like you know what you are talking about

    I noticed there wasn't a lot of interview advice particularly geared towards ER so I'm just writing down a few things to say during an interview that will definitely make you stand out. 1) If you get the question who is the most important client ...

    20 comments - 6 silver bananas - Apr 27 2014 - 5:00pm -

  14. ER Bonuses: 2013

    Created this same thread last year and it had a good response so thought it would be helpful to do it again. I get a sense that the street was down across the board this year but all of the focus is on IBD and not ER or S&T so there's very few da ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2013 - 9:32am -

  15. ER Bonuses: 2012

    How'd everyone do this go around? I get a sense that the street was very tough this year but all of the focus is on IBD and not ER so there's very few data points. I think it's helpful to collect as much comp info as possible to understand ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2012 - 2:45pm -

  16. Interview with an Equity Research Associate (Part 1/2)

    The following is an interview with Equity Research Associate IntoTheRain (he is also available to answer your questions) Are you a professional and want to do an interview? View our interview template here and then email me your responses to [email protected] ...

    17 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 5 2013 - 10:00pm -

  17. Just started fulltime but now offered ER internship

    Hi guys, My friend graduated 3 years with a degree in a life science from UCSD with no finance exp and then did medical research for two years at a hospital. A few months ago, he decided he wanted to try to get into finance, but wasn't able to get an ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2013 - 4:45am -

  18. First Step To ER- CFA Level I

    I'm sitting for the CFA Level I in December. Assuming I pass, do you think that would be enough to land an entry-level Equity Research position? I graduated with a Finance degree from Rutgers in May with a 3.5. Decent, but not great. I currently work ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 27 2012 - 1:02am -

  19. Weekend Wars: ER vs. PWM

    Equity Research (ER) and Private Wealth Management (PWM) two paths many a banking wannabe has taken on the road to Wall Street. Today, I'd like to address these two options as long term career choices. I remember reading posts on WSO years ago and kn ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2010 - 9:22pm -

  20. How was your bonus?- 2nd year pre-MBA associate

    If you don't feel comfortable posting a #, post what % of your base salary you received, and if you received a raise in salary. There are a lot of very low #s floating out there which unfortunately I'm a part of and I'd like to see what act ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 7:57pm -

  21. Where do you see the equity research industry going?

    Moderator Note (Andy): Best of WSO- this post originally went up January 2008 and we thought it deserved to go back on the homepage for those who may have never seen it. I was just talking with an II-ranked independent research analyst. She was really sur ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2012 - 10:53am -

  22. Opportunity to Work Abroad

    Hello Everyone, I will be working FT in ER starting this summer in NYC but recently I was emailed by HR for opportunities to work in research roles outside of the US. I have the opportunity work in Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai, London and San Francisco. T ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2009 - 3:22pm -

  23. Prepping for a REIT Analyst ER Interview?

    Next week I have a 90-minute set of phone interviews for an equity research position as a REIT analyst. I would be coming into a junior position as an experienced hire. I've done consulting in the real estate industry for about three years now. How c ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:12pm -

  24. Queen's Applied Economics vs McGill Joint Honors Economics & Finance

    Hi everyone, I'm a pending sophomore transfer student in BC, Canada. I've been reading WSO since the middle of last year, but recently my aspirations for banking has intensified, so here I am. I have two options to consider for September. Both o ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2016 - 9:31pm -

  25. Latest WSJ Best on the Street Rankings

    I just saw the ranking in print. I'm pretty excited where everything shook out. Top 4 1 Standard & Poor's (with 10 out of 79) 2 William Blair (with 7 out of 32- highest batting average and top ranked investment bank) 2 Robert W. Baird (with ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2011 - 10:16am -

  26. Outsourcing: Kiss of death to research?

    Every year or so the threat of losing jobs to outsourcing looms its head and shakes the core of a few aspiring monkeys. You've worked hard in college, you've busted your ass to get those internships, and now that you're finally at the cusp ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2010 - 7:03pm -

  27. Equity Research Interview Project

    Hey guys, As part of an interview process for a sell-side ER department I have been tasked with creating a one page earnings writeup with recommendation for the most recent quarter for an insurance company. Also, I need to create an earnings model forecas ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 23 2012 - 3:27pm -

  28. Non Target Resume advice- No FT recruiting offers

    Unfortunately no ft recruiting offers probably due to non target? Or is it something else? Looking for trading, ER or IM/ AM http://www.razume.com/ trading ER AM ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 2:10am -

  29. Buy side ER analysts, How many companies do you cover?

    Hi I'm a senior analyst at a small EM bottom-up equities hedge fund (AUM I have to maintian the models of 80 companies or so (some of them are small caps companies within small industries and without much info out there... and obviously not covered b ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2013 - 7:32pm -

  30. why so little macro on the due diligence for equity research?

    the title is pretty straightforward. I am wondering why such little attention is devoted to the classic "bigger picture", aka macroeconomics on a regional / zone / global scale as opposed to the in depth diligence on all the things relating to t ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2016 - 11:40am -

  31. Goldman Sachs vs. Credit Suisse for ER

    I have been trying to break into a ER role for a few months and I just took CFA level 3. Through a combo of headhunting, cold emails and HR harassing, I was able to land interviews at a few firms, including Goldman and Credit Suisse. After somewhat drawn ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2012 - 11:38am -

  32. ER Comp

    So going through the forums there seems to be a very large range in terms of first year ER associate compensation. From what I have seen, the most common figures seem to be:- 65-70k base- 10k sign-on- 0-30k bonus Are these figures still correct for NYC BB ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2012 - 8:40pm -

  33. the startup

    I have the opportunity to start a tech company seeded by a partner at a large pe firm. I also have the opportunity to move to ibd from ER at my firm this summer. What do I do? I'm worried I will hate ibd. Yet there are risks associated with the start ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2010 - 3:02pm -

  34. Pay Disparity At Junior Level

    Recently saw the pay stub of a coworker due to a tax question and learned that he is making 20k more than me (85k vs 65k). This is for a boutique/ MM firm in NYC. We both are two years out of UG and lateraled to this firm at the same time with equal exper ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2011 - 3:36am -

  35. GS GIR ART Program (ER) in Singapore

    Hi guys, anyone know about the ART program for GS GIR in singapore? Read about the ART in SLC, wanted to know if anyone knows about SG as well- comp, hours, lifestyle etc. GIR gs art ER Goldman Sachs ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 17 2017 - 10:30am -

  36. Can you apply to IBD, ER, etc. for one company?

    I've tried to search this with no avail.. Basically I'm wanting to know through everyone's experience if you can apply to different internships within one company. So for example, could I apply to investment banking, equity research, and pu ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2014 - 8:57am -

  37. Macquarie Comp--Base lower but bonus higher?

    Does Macquarie pay their Associates in line with the street? My feel from the interview is base is lower, bonus is higher to make up for it. Any thoughts ER pay Salary comp equity ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 5:03pm -

  38. Getting into ER without internships and directly relatable work experience

    I'm trying to get into equity research, hopefully with a bank, but I don't have any internships or SAs under my belt. I'm 23, worked full time in college, and graduated in December with a 3.5 cumulative and 4.0 finance GPA from a non target ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2011 - 4:23pm -

  39. What can I do to make my resume stand out?

    I am a rising sophomore at a semi-target/target school. Unfortunately, I do not have an internship this summer. So, in an attempt to use my spare time wisely, I've been reading tons of stock trading books, and I've developed a strong interest in ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 13 2017 - 6:21pm -

  40. ER Valuation methods

    What methods do ER folk use to get to their "target price?" Comps/ DCF? How are the models different then IB? ER ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2010 - 10:44am -

  41. ER salaries outside of ny boston london etc

    How much do you think the starting salary would be for an equity research analyst in exploration and production outside of major metropolitan cities like NY, Boston, Cali, and London? It is for Wells Fargo securities (previously Wachovia securities) Do ba ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 23 2010 - 11:18am -

  42. PE to Equity Research

    I'm in PE, just about done with my first year as an Associate, and I work for a lower middle market fund (think ~$300M in size.) I find myself completely bored by the job and far less interested in it than I had expected I would be. Additionally, tra ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2011 - 2:59pm -

  43. sell-side rumors or truths?

    hey monkeys i am just an undergrad student, and im wondering if i can get some honest replies from sell-side monkeys here is it true that if your report (eg, ER report) conflicts with the interest of the firm, you could get yelled at/fired? for companies ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2012 - 7:16pm -

  44. FT BB ER--need career advice please!

    I am new to the forum and posted something similar last week. After reading some more posts, I wanted to circle back and ask for some big picture input. As I said I am starting in FT ER this summer at a top BB. When I went into the interview process I was ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2010 - 9:05pm -

  45. capital IQ vs FactSheet vs bloomberg for ER and AM

    first of all sorry if this is the wrong section but it was the least "wrong" in my perspective. basically i'd like to know which are the mostly used platforms in ER (buy and sell side) and AM (which i know are a bit different as for the nee ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 13 2014 - 2:11pm -

  46. AMA: Non-Target/Non-Major/No Fin Experience to FT MM ER

    First of all, like much of the people on here, I aspired to work on Wall Street...but not from the very beginning... Around 5 years ago, I pretty much knew what I wanted to be- a doctor. I was pre-med bound, majoring in biochemistry at a non-target school ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 4 2014 - 12:36pm -

  47. How to Get an ER Intership at BB?

    I am a junior at a target (top 10 school). However, all of the big banks that come to recruit at our school do so for only banking and trading. I am not too interested in that and find equity research much more interesting. I don't want to simply app ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 2 2010 - 3:12pm -

  48. Outsourcing Equity Research

    I'd love to work in equity research, but as a Sophomore in college, how likely is it that equity research will still be around in the US 10 years from now? I honestly think there is a limit to how much can be outsourced, because analysts need to meet ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2012 - 8:45pm -

  49. Lowest acceptable pay for ER?

    I worked in IB at a MM firm for about 9 months before being laid off (all but 1 analyst were let go). Been searching for a couple of months and just had an interview and was offered an ER associate position with a boutique. Seems like a good opportunity a ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2010 - 10:46pm -

  50. Interviewed back on December 2, still no word, my move?

    I interviewed for a boutique ER intern position back in the first week of December and still haven't heard anything back. I emailed the recruiter and no response. I'm assuming that I've been dinged and they are waiting to tell me til after ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2009 - 1:15pm -

  51. Advice- BVal vs Audit for ER

    Hello Monkeys, I recently received an offer for a boutique IB on the business valuation side. The role includes utilizing DCF and multiples models for fairness opinions, employee stock option plans (ESOP) valuation, purchase price allocation, and goodwill ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 4 2016 - 6:42am -

  52. Get me hooked on ER

    I am really interested in Equity Research and thought that some people in the industry could help me out on a couple of questions. I recognize that these are a shitload of questions, but if you could just answer one or two I would also be more than happy. ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 7 2011 - 4:51pm -

  53. Medical degree to ER?

    Recent graduate of state medical school, unsatisfied with patient care and thinking of alternative careers. Is there a need for Doctors in equity research? I can honestly say that analyzing data has way more appeal than draining another purulent abscess. ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2014 - 11:19am -

  54. Worth going for the CFA if my goal is VC/startup?

    Hello everyone. Ill keep this short and sweet (the goal of Wall St am I right?) 10 months into an ER job (learning a ton, great job, intense boss though and hours obviously) Debating taking the CFA. I have all 4 certs already If so I would do CFA 1 in Jun ...

    5 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 7 2017 - 8:13pm -

  55. ER entry level

    Hi, I am looking for opinions. I would like to get an ER position but not sure where to start. I have been working for a major financial services provider for the last year or so as a Trader. I am currently studying for CFA level 1. Series7, 63 and 66 lic ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2013 - 1:31pm -

  56. Interview with an Equity Research Associate (Part 2/2)

    The following is an interview with Equity Research Associate IntoTheRain (he is also available to answer your questions) Are you a professional and want to do an interview? View our interview template here and then email me your responses to [email protected] ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2013 - 1:45pm -

  57. BMO Capital Markets Interview- ER

    I have an interview with BMO Capital Markets for an equity research position. Has anyone here interviewed with them before and have any recommendations for the best way to prepare? What type of technical questions will I be asked? Any advice would be grea ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2011 - 3:18pm -

  58. Generalist Strategy Consulting vs. Biotech ER

    Hi Everyone, I am a Biotech Ph.D. student from a Top 10 school in my field. I am currently trying to decide between applying to biotech ER jobs or accepting a generalist strategy consulting offer (low tier 2 with decent exit ops). In terms of work interes ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2016 - 12:14pm -

  59. ER and Your Personal Investments

    I'm an engineer looking to potentially break into finance, and specifically ER. There are plenty of articles on wannabe engineers-to-finance, so I'll leave anything pertaining to that off for now. What I want to specifically ask is related to my ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2012 - 6:08pm -

  60. Tampa Bay Area ER

    I am interested in ER in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area of Florida. I understand that rankings are inappropriate at the firm level for ER. Can anyone provide any insight on the analysts and industry coverage strength of Raymond James and Manning & Napi ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2012 - 10:47am -

  61. Please Review- Experienced Hire for IB/ER/AM

    Hi fellow monkeys, I would really appreciate you looking over my resume and give me some honest feedbacks. I am one year into my career in structured finance. However, I am looking to transition into a more traditional banking path, be it product or cover ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2011 - 7:49pm -

  62. Independent ER shop Reputations

    Anyone familiar with the reputations of Evercore or Jefferies research? Thoughts on the firms? Generalizing, would it be difficult to move to a L/S HF or buyside with some years at these sort of places? ER CFA ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2013 - 9:29pm -

  63. GS Investment Research 1st

    Generalist, 1st round on campus, anyone have insight/been through it? Appreciate any thoughts. ER ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2010 - 5:37pm -

  64. A “Buffet Style” Approach to ER

    On the buy side what mutual funds and on the sell side ER divisions are the most focused on "Buffet Style" in their research (e.g. reading annual reports rather than quantitative [esp. Modern Portfolio Theory based] modeling)? Additionally, do y ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2010 - 11:04pm -

  65. Using an Ops position to my benefit

    So I was just extended my first job offer since graduating. It's a long term temp position in the FX Operations department. I'll be working in the account management area. Nothing to glamorous, but I am indeed happy to be employed and at least i ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2013 - 5:28pm -

  66. how long in equity research before the transition to a HF

    How long should one plan on working in sell-side ER before moving to a HF? I am sure it is not a specific number, but a range would be nice. I was thinking like 15 years? maybe 20? career ER HF research equity how long ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2010 - 8:20pm -

  67. ER or keep interviewing

    So, a little background. I've worked in IB/PE for a little over three years. Over two of them spent at large banks in IB and a little less than a year starting up a Real Estate Private Equity. I've been looking for a permanent position at the sa ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2009 - 5:26pm -

  68. Lunch

    How often do people in ER get to go out for lunch? In other words, are associates/analysts confined to eating at their desks everyday or is there 45 minutes to escape the monotony? ER Hours lunch ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2009 - 10:34pm -

  69. What should I have said?

    I recently interviewed with a BB for an ER Associate position and I was asked a question that kind of caught me off guard. I was interviewing for a specific team within Healthcare and my interviewer asked me this: "Are you only interested in this sec ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2009 - 10:34am -

  70. Interviewing For A Specific Group- Equity Research

    I have been fortunate enough to land a few interviews for equity research positions for specific groups. Based on your experiences, what level of knowledge of the industry is expected for an entry level ER associate role? Should I have a long and a short ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2017 - 2:04pm -

  71. Favorite Sector?

    I'm a generalist analyst working at an independent sell-side shop. I'm moving to the buyside in a few months. In the interview, they asked me what my favorite sectors that I'd covered had been, and why. My answer was pretty broad, but hones ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2012 - 8:33am -

  72. Fortune 500 Finance Rotation to HF?

    If I can't get a job in investment banking, or if I decide that working 100 hours a week is not the best way to spend the best years of my life, what would be the more probable route to working for a HF? A) Finance rotation at Fortune 500 company whi ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2012 - 11:33am -

  73. ER vs M&A for L/S Eq Megafund

    If you had a choice between: middle-ranked BB ER industry team (think #5 or 6 in the top 10 II poll) vs. BB M&A team with significant modeling experience but which has not closed many deals in the last 1-2 years 1) which one would you choose for movin ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2011 - 1:31pm -

  74. citi healthcare equity research offer

    I just got an offer for an equity research role at Citi and I'm debating the pros and cons of this offer and need some help. The offer is at the IB associate-equivalent level (i'm currently an investment banking associate at another BB covering ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2011 - 10:34am -

  75. How much excel do I need to know for ER?

    I was just wondering how much Excel knowledge must I possess in order to perform day to day function for Equity Research? (at an associate level). Thanks! ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2010 - 11:56pm -

  76. Do I have a shot in ER?

    Can you guys review my background below and let me know if I have a shot in ER? If not, what area of finance I should try? I'm ready to do something new and open to all finance opportunities. Passed CFA Level 2. MS Finance from a non target school (n ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2010 - 11:02pm -

  77. Boutique vs BB in ER

    I have an offer to join a prestigious boutique as an ER associate. This place is more well known for its IB side than ER but has a stellar reputation in any case. Are there any inherent advantages/disadvantages to working for a boutique vs a BB in ER? In ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 15 2010 - 7:42pm -

  78. O&G ER Location

    Is oil & gas ER as concentrated in Houston as oil & gas IB is? Or is it more NY? Also if anyone could comment on ER at firms like Simmons & Co. Intl. and Tudor Pickering & Holt, it would be greatly appreciated. ER oil gas Houston Location ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2013 - 9:44pm -

  79. What would you do in my position? PMW plan B?

    Hi Everyone, I am graduating in June from a non target state school in the Northeast (Big alumni network) and my goal is to become an Equity Research Associate. I have been networking with 35 invidividuals and tracking my efforts through excel, while at t ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2017 - 10:36pm -

  80. BB Product Control to ER at Macquarie

    Would this be a step up? Should I make the move?? ER ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2013 - 11:29am -

  81. How long does it take you to complete an ER report from scratch

    Are we talking several weeks or several days? Does the amount of time change much between estimating a P/E multiple and projecting 1 year earnings, or modeling a DCF 5 years out? ER ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2013 - 12:48pm -

  82. If I am not a huge fan of writing....

    Hi, I come from an engineering background, and I cam currently getting a masters in economics. I am not a huge fan of "creative" writing papers, so would pursuing ER be pretty much useless? I really enjoy the research and talking about my data a ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2012 - 9:25pm -

  83. BB ER vs Fidelity, Blackrock, etc.

    Where is the better place to work: ER at a BB or Research Associate at a place like Fidelity or BlackRock? Thanks. ER buy side sell side ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2012 - 2:27pm -

  84. How to Value Small-Mid Sized Banks?

    Hi all, I have an interview coming up at a group covering mid-sized banks and would really appreciate your advice regarding my preparation. What are some of the key drivers and or metrics used in evaluating mid sized banks? I know P/B ratios can be releva ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 17 2011 - 9:12pm -

  85. Comp among sell-side industry groups

    Does associate and analyst comp vary across industry groups? I have heard some stuff about O&G ER having the best comp, but how wide is the range say versus consumables? ER groups research compensation equity ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2011 - 4:43pm -

  86. Equity research associate salaries in Toronto

    Anyone have any data points? Thanks. ER Toronto Salaries ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2010 - 10:13am -

  87. Pre-hire Research Associate writing test...

    Anybody ever have experience with something like this? I can imagine I'd be provided w/an earnings PR and asked to write up a summary? Thanks in advance! ER test writing ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2010 - 9:49pm -

  88. Who's starting an FT ER associate job this summer? Come join in!

    Hey guys, I am gonna start my ER program with a buyside firm in Boston this summer as I graduate in May. To be honest with you, I've been slacking and all I can think of right now is Spring Break and graduation. But I guess it's also about time ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2010 - 12:50am -

  89. First Year in ER out of undergrad..day in the life / expectations

    I will be starting as an ER Associate soon. I am out of undergrad with little experience. Can someone help me understand what my first year duties will be? Also, I am looking to be amazing. Seriously, I want to impress. What could a 1st year associate do ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2010 - 3:29pm -

  90. IBD to ER? Doable?

    Appreciate some insight into the below: Is it feasible/done/common for IBD analysts (think third year analyst, sector banker) to jump into ER? Where would said analyst start within the ER structure? How does pay compare? Hours expect would be better? Is i ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2010 - 6:33am -

  91. phone interview follow-up

    Hey guys, This is my first post so please be gentle haha. I just had a phone interview this morning for a MM ER internship, and when I was asked a few brain teaser questions I made some stupid mathematical errors from being put on the spot that I normally ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2009 - 3:47pm -

  92. Do I need MBA for ER?

    yay or nay MBA ER Equity Research ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 4 2009 - 5:10pm -

  93. Baird ER 2nd Rounds

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  96. Boston Sell-side Equity Research

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  99. MBA or ER offer

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  100. RIMM report feedback

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