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  2. Fixed Income Research

    Equity Research

    I was recently talking to a hedge fund manager about career paths and the qualities he looks for in hiring analysts for his fund. Before the conversation, I had always discounted fixed income research as a career stepping stone. However he made an interes ...

    31 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  3. Fixed Income Intern. What to expect?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    I will be working as a summer analyst in fixed income this summer and know very little. I have a few weeks to prepare and was hoping for some advice on what to expect and how to get ready. To give some background it is a 3rd party asset manager with about ...

    30 comments13 May 2014 -

  4. Managing Disposible Income

    Investment Banking

    Quick question for you guys with a couple of years of salary under your belt. What do you do with your excess salary and bonus. I'm looking for ideas as to where to put my money for longer term income generation, getting 2% in a current account just ...

    25 comments8 Apr 2012 -

  5. I'm an engineer pursuing an MBA at a top US university and have also completed CFA Level 3. I'm looking to break into investment management and trying to decide between Fixed Income (FI) and Equity research. Although this is not still set in sto ...

    15 comments17 Nov 2017 -

  6. I will be interning at a small AM that deals specifically with credit markets/debt in Chicago this summer. I'm wondering if i could possibly leverage this opportunity to work in a fixed income analyst role in the future? It is my first internship and ...

    10 comments26 Apr 2018 -

  7. Private Placements

    Job Search Advice

    Hello, I am a current private placement analyst at an insurance company (ie AIG, Prudential, New York Life). What are some of the exit opportunities for an analyst coming out of a rotational / analyst program like these? fixed income analyst Salary ...

    5 comments27 Jan 2020 -

  8. wellington portfolio analyst

    Asset Management

    Can anyone shed any light on this position? Is it FO? How it would compare to a jr research analyst position? Good step toward a PM role? Thanks. Requisition Number: 725211 Job Title: Fixed Income Portfolio Analyst Functional Area: Investment Management L ...

    9 comments8 Jan 2012 -

  9. Hi everyone, college junior who will intern within Fixed Income Strategy (Research) at a BB in 2019. (My team is within markets; not asset management. Please excuse if this is not the right forum for this.) They haven't told me which exact desk I ...

    3 comments28 Dec 2018 -

  10. Are fixed income analysts in a better position to be poached by hedge funds than other types of ER analysts? Is there any prejudice in how they select from the ER pool? Also, which BBs have the best fixed income groups? And is there ever a spillover from ...

    2 comments14 Dec 2015 -

  11. Hi, I am looking for fixed income study materials similar to Aswath Damodaran's corporate finance or Valuation. I would really appreciate your feedback. Ultimately I just want to try fixed income research/ trading. Thanks fixed income analyst Account ...

    2 comments10 Feb 2015 -

  12. career advices

    Investment Banking

    do you think that having 2 years of previous fixed income structuring experiences and some 5 years of risk management expereinces(market & credit) since then, still have a chance to come back to front-office or work as a portfolio manager? Or the only ...

    2 comments4 May 2012 -

  13. Hello friends, I'm currently a fixed income research intern with MM bank, focusing on high-yield corporate issuers. What advice would you give to me to leverage my FI research internship experience to get an IB internship in summer 2012? Just to add ...

    2 comments8 Oct 2011 -

  14. Hey guys sorry to post in ER but here is the deal. I am in a back office internship, have networked my way into a possible interview for fixed income RA. I have a few months to prepare, but looking for some feedback on my plan. Have taken Portfolio Analys ...

    2 comments25 Aug 2011 -

  15. For the traders out here, what technical skill(s) are you realizing is a game changer and will be a must-have skill for up and coming traders? Feel free to include skills you too are currently learning, hiring for, or just wish had learned. I'm curre ...

    1 comment3 Jan 2020 -

  16. I have an upcoming interview with a BB for a fixed income AM middle office analyst role. Not to sure what middle office for Fixed income AM at a BB would do and how would someone go about trying to get into front office from middle office in a year or 2? ...

    1 comment31 Jan 2019 -

  17. Landed an interview with Schroder Investment Manager NA for the Fixed Income analyst position. If anyone has been in a similar role elsewhere, what are some standard interview questions that I could be asked on:-phone interview-first round-superday Any an ...

    1 comment8 Mar 2018 -

  18. Hey all- Without getting into my background, I'm looking to enter a position as fixed income portfolio(s) analyst. I'm located in New York. Obviously the above position is pretty broad, but I'm trying to get a good idea of all possible firm ...

    1 comment21 Feb 2018 -

  19. I saw a posting for a fixed income analyst at a regional bank (think 25-50B), in their wealth arm. The wealth arm has ~5B AUM and the position reports to the head of FI, who in turn reports to the CIO. It's an experienced hire role, both fundamental ...

    7 Sep 2016 -

  20. Is anyone familiar with Credit Suisse 's Fixed Income Asset Finance division? I have a first round interview with them next week and was hoping someone could shed some light on both the division and how similar fixed income interviews are to S&T ...

    1 comment4 Dec 2014 -

  21. Fixed Income BB

    Sales and Trading

    Hey I've been a long time lurker on this site and finally decided to make an account after getting a job in Fixed Income Sales for a BB. I was placed on FX, but wondering what you guys think of that desk vs others. Also, what is comp like moving forw ...

    7 Oct 2014 -

  22. Hi all, I'm a student now and willing to be a debt market analyst when I graduate. I have some basic questions about this job: What are the requirements for entry and advancement as a debt market analyst? What is the possible promotion path/opportuni ...

    13 Nov 2012 -

  23. Hi guys, I am seeking some clarification on how buy-side credit analysts value corporate bonds. My understanding is that the process involves the following: 1) Construct a spot rate curve with spot rates for the maturities of each coupon and principal pay ...

    23 May 2012 -

  24. Can anyone give me advice on this. As a fixed income analyst what is the career path? If you like it,do you move up in responsibility and to what? In IB having been there I know it is analyst then Associate, VP etc or out to maybe PE or industry but I nee ...

    1 May 2010 -