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  2. Can someone confirm this? “London GS and BX Summer Analysts urinate on a Nomura SA

    Hey everyone, Can someone confirm this? I have been hearing this story all summer. Apparently a Goldman and Blackstone SA urinated on a Nomura intern when he was passed out outside of a Mayfair club in London this summer. Can someone confirm this pls? I a ...

    17 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jul 31 2019 - 8:19am -

  3. "Why do you want to work 80 hours per week?"

    Whenever I was asked this question, I never gave a bullshit answer. I said that obviously the hours aren't a pro of working in this industry, but its not something that i necessarily mind and it will help me learn a lot. I also brought up my student ...

    13 comments - 3 silver bananas - Sep 18 2019 - 2:06pm - Prospective Monkey in Investment Banking - Mergers and Acquisitions

  4. AMA: GS Special Situations > > Founder of a Private Equity Startup

    My experience bridges three worlds: investment banking, private equity, and startup life. Here's my story, in a nutshell: I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin's Plan II and Business Honors programs and was hired directly out of und ...

    103 comments - 19 silver bananas - May 2 2016 - 7:56pm -

  5. BEST Restructuring experience in London

    Hello monkeys, I wanted to get an impression on the best restructuring experience in London in terms of skill building and exit opps. I assume that specialist programs like Evercore/ HL /RS prep analyst better for distressed roles than generalist places l ...

    25 comments - 6 silver bananas - Jun 4 2018 - 11:00am -

  6. GS Analyst dies

    Mod Note (Andy): Make sure to read the letter "A Son Never Dies" written by Sarvshreshth's father Sunil Gupta Sarvshreshth Gupta dies at 22. Sarvshreshth was a tech investment banking analyst at GS. They haven't released the cause of d ...

    67 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 9 2015 - 11:04pm -

  7. Goldman's New Policy for Investment Banking Analysts- 3 Reasons Why it Won't Stop the Bleeding to the Buyside

    The Current Promotion Cycle for Investment Banking Analysts So recently I got word that Goldman Sachs is announcing a pretty dramatic policy shift in the promotion cycle of investment banking analysts right out of college. Traditionally, investment bankin ...

    41 comments - 8 silver bananas - Nov 10 2015 - 8:00pm -

  8. Goldman Layoffs

    Anyone here feel any of this? Article says layoffs were at higher levels VP+ and affected M&A, ECM, and DCM. From Yahoo: Goldman Sachs said to cut dozens of investment banking jobs Goldman Sachs Group Inc. cut investment banking jobs in the last few w ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 5 2016 - 2:00pm -

  9. Betting on the Bonus

    I recall the first time I checked out Wall Street Oasis. It was late 2007 and all the buzz was about bonuses. The supposedly extinct douchebag banker was at his peak as a cultural icon and you could smell champagne wishes and caviar dreams in the air. As ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2016 - 10:16pm -

  10. "On hold" at Goldman Sachs

    Wondering if anyone knows what goes on behind the big black GS curtain while I'm "on hold" for a 2010 full-time analyst position? I had a first round 1+ week ago, notified that afternoon for second rounds a week later, then received the &qu ...

    92 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:50pm -

  11. JP Morgan Culture NYC

    Hi I have an unofficial interview with an executive director at JP Morgan IBD in NYC. I wanted to ask about what the culture is like and what kind of people they look for in new hires. I've heard that people who work there tend to be pretty chill but ...

    51 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 25 2018 - 6:59pm -

  12. BREAKING: Goldman Charged with Fraud

    The SEC has filed suit against Goldman Sachs, charging the firm with fraud in relation to the subprime mortgage crisis. Specifically, the SEC is alleging Goldman sold securities purposely designed to fail. "The product was new and complex but the dec ...

    67 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2010 - 10:51am -

  13. Goldman FICC FX Structuring Strats

    I got an email this morning saying I was selected for an interview with Goldman FICC FX Structuring Strats. I don't know how I got selected as I never applied for such a position, but since it's still GS and I don't have a job lined up yet ...

    69 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:12am -

  14. Aleynikov Arrested AGAIN; Fuld Remains At Large

    Sheesh, Sergey Aleynikov can't catch a break. Most of you will remember him as the ex-Goldman programmer who swiped the firm's Doomsday Machine code before jumping ship to another firm. Or I guess we have to say allegedly swiped the code (again) ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 13 2012 - 10:25am -

  15. Harvard Law VS Goldman Sachs

    Fellow Monkeys, Bit of a hypothetical one here, but albeit a much more realistic hypothetical than the ones thrown around here. I am currently on board to work at GS this summer, which I am 100% gung-ho for, but I'm wondering about the longer-term jo ...

    92 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 4 2012 - 2:31am -

  16. Offer decision: GS or GOOG SA

    Wondering if I can get some opinions on this decision. I go to a state school on the east coast, I've grown up on the east coast and never been to California. I am pretty comfortable with NYC and my family is relatively close. I have 2 offers I am co ...

    91 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2012 - 8:34pm -

  17. Goldman S&T Summer Internship Superday Interview

    Hey everyone! I am a third year in college. I have a final round with GS Securities HK office coming up. I am wondering what kind of questions I should expect. for my first round, I had two thirty minutes phone interviews. One of them was all fit. The oth ...

    60 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:04pm -

  18. What Kind of Banker Should You Be

    I searched the site to see if this has already been posted, didn't see anything. Net effect, follow the link, answer the questions and GS will tell you where your personality says you belong: Explore Goldman Sachs- Careers Quiz Goldman Sachs offers m ...

    63 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 5 2013 - 12:21pm -

  19. Is it true that the golden days of trading at investment banks are over

    I recently watched a video and this guy named Anton Kreil, a former trader at Goldman, said that traders used to be able to millions easily at banks. But he then proceeds to discuss how traders do not do this anymore at banks and that most of their time i ...

    51 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2015 - 12:44pm -

  20. Lazard vs Moelis?

    Now that the bulge brackets have all turned into commercial banks (LOL) middle market is the new bracket- Lazard vs Moelis? Goldman Moelis Banking lazard ...

    51 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 11:59am -

  21. Is Lloyd Blankfein Finally Toast?

    It's not easy being Lloyd Blankfein these days. I have to believe he was one of the only people on the planet to feel relief when the Deepwater Horizon exploded. With news of Goldman Sachs seeking a back-channel settlement with the SEC, a recent FCIC ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2010 - 5:39am -

  22. Best Trading desks at Goldman Sachs

    Hey guys, I will be starting at Goldman in the summer as a securities intern and was wondering what you all thought were their strongest desks coming out of this financial crisis? Aside, from their prop desks (which i had the opportunity to intern with) w ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:50pm -

  23. GS Under Fire?

    People vs. GS Thought some of you might find this interesting... Goldman ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 12 2011 - 11:43am -

  24. Goldman Dallas office or IBD elsewhere?

    I was accepted into the Discover Goldman Sachs regional camp in Dallas/Irving where you get an on-site first round interview, and I really want to aim for an investment banking summer internship. So two questions: (1) It seems that Dallas may not even hav ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2015 - 12:18am -

  25. Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research Interview

    Hi all, I have an interview with GS global investment research group this week. I'm interviewing for their portfolio and strategy team. Any advice on how to prepare. I figured we will probably cover current economic conditions, trends, stock pitch, f ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2018 - 8:23pm -

  26. Twitter filed its IPO... Goldman leading the UW process

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/twitter-files-ipo-21... Should be a nice fee. Goldman Investment Banking Goldman Sachs ipo Twitter ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 13 2013 - 3:00am -

  27. Goldman vs Moelis

    I don't have offers nor am I in the process of interviewing with either firm, just an analyst wondering what you guys think. I don't post often on this site but I keep hearing about the "prestige" of Moelis and wanted to know what you ...

    55 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2009 - 1:55am -

  28. Anyone ever apply through the company's career page?

    I don't really know if this topic has been brought up since most people here are networking for their positions, but I am just curious to know if anyone ever had success by just going to Goldman's career page and applying through their website. ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 22 2012 - 8:05pm -

  29. Do traders at investment banks still able to make large sums of money or are those days over

    Former Goldman trader said all the traders that make a lot of money are at hedge funds now. Is that true Goldman ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2015 - 3:09pm -

  30. Goldman Sachs- GIR- Salt Lake City- Legit?

    Hi all, I have just received an interview for Goldman's GIR (Global Investment Research) group in Salt Lake City. The program is called ART (Analyst Research Training), in which it is a 6-week training program. After completion they then place you in ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:47pm -

  31. Goldman to notify Summer Analysts in NOVEMBER for certain divisions

    I have heard directly from a professor at my school who knows students that interned at Goldman over the summer and they said they will not hear until NOVEMBER. Goldman is going to merge with another bank. I can't see anyway for them to continue to e ...

    63 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 16 2008 - 1:26pm -

  32. Goldman IBD 1st Rounds...

    Ok guys, So who has been through Goldman 1st rounds IBD...I know you oasisers usually get everything. I have IBD next week through OCR (on-campus recruiting for you newbies). Insight- how technical? questions to expect? good questions to ask etc. I always ...

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

  33. EPIC-- ONE WORD AND ONE WORD ONLY-- DESCRIBE GOLDMAN SACHS

    This is for fun, and I think it will be interesting to see people's perceptions across the board. Let's see if we can keep to the "one word" concept and keep this efficient. No need to write stuff out and spoil it, if you hate the conc ...

    47 comments - 4 silver bananas - Oct 16 2010 - 7:51pm -

  34. Goldman Sachs Has First Perfect Quarter With Zero Trading Loss

    http://preview.bloomberg.com/news/2010-05-10/goldm... trading-losses.html Goldman traders made money EVERY SINGLE DAY of the first quarter, something that GS has never done before. Some people are saying that GS might have an unfair advantage in the marke ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2010 - 10:49pm -

  35. Goldman Sachs Veterans Integration Program *Phone Interview in a week*

    Hi, As mentioned in previous posts I'm currently active duty military trying to make the transition to the finance world. I just landed a phone interview with Goldman for the veterans program and am looking for words of wisdom. It's in about a w ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2013 - 11:57pm -

  36. Goldman PWM vs UBS IBD

    Goldman PWM vs UBS IBD Which one has better exit opps for HF and PE? I feel like Goldman has the brand name, but at least at UBS I would go through the training program. UBS Goldman ...

    43 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 26 2010 - 12:17pm -

  37. Barcap front office or GS Ops/Credit Risk

    I'm a recent new grad. I've received offers from-Barcap front office (sales)-GS Ops/Credit Risk To be honest, I plan to exit finance in around 3 years for a B-school or another industry (i.e. IT) Given I am looking for the best environment to le ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2015 - 2:27pm -

  38. Advice between FT offers: GS vs JPM vs Laz

    I summered in a GS coverage group this summer (not FIG or TMT) and did not like my experience (loved the work but didn't like my coverage industry and wasn't crazy about my intern class or the people in my group). I go to an ivy that is not Harv ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2012 - 3:19pm -

  39. Incoming Analyst- Potential 3rd Year- PE Recruiting

    I'm a college senior at an Ivy skating through the end of my senior year, awaiting the upcoming summer where I will begin as an Analyst in a top BB Group (think GS TMT, GS HC/CR, GS FIG, MS Menlo, MS M&A). I've been thinking about my options ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 5:38pm -

  40. Former Goldman Smokeshow Killing It as Webpreneur

    Did any of you guys get a hug from these hotties a few weeks ago? Former model and Goldman Sachs employee (I'm thinking sales) Olga Vidisheva, 27, has launched Shoptiques.com after her stint at Harvard Business School. The site is a worldwide boutiqu ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 15 2012 - 8:09am -

  41. GS Elevator Gossip 4/29-5/3

    5/3 /12 #1: From my experience, most people really should have lower self-esteem 5/2/12 #1: Insider trading is like pissing in the pool. It sounds dirty, but really isn't that big a deal. 4/29/12 #1: My Amex is my man card. Things heard in the Goldma ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 3 2012 - 2:30pm -

  42. Glencore: Goldman's worst nightmare?

    Interesting article on business insider about how Goldman is freaked out about the Volcker rule. Specifically, they're scared of Glencore and the threat it poses to their commodities business. Goldman is one of the 3 big BB commodities players, along ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 5 2011 - 9:23pm -

  43. GSIP (Goldman Sachs Investment Partners) Phone Interview?

    Does anyone know the types of questions I should expect for a phone interview with GSIP? It's roughly an hour long. Ran a search on past GSIP topics, but most were discussing whether the group still existed or possible ways to lateral in. Would reall ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:49pm -

  44. Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Not pwm)

    I just received an interview offer for a sophomore summer internship with GSAM and wanted to know the low down on it. How is it looked upon on the street in comparison with other asset managers or investment banks in terms of prestige or competitiveness. ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2016 - 9:11pm -

  45. What the fudge Goldman!?

    I generally don't like to list things that make me mad. Otherwise, this server would crash quite often. There are certain times, however, that watershed moments occur and and action is needed. Little things make a big difference and considering the w ...

    21 comments - 9 silver bananas - Jul 29 2010 - 12:34pm -

  46. Should you get an MBA before a summer internship?

    I am a highschooler and I think I want to go into the private equity business. I have looked at hundreds of videos, read many articles, and have studied the markets closely. My question is: Should you get an MBA before you enroll in a summer intership at ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2009 - 6:42pm -

  47. How does "Goldmine Sachs" make its money?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMc6KyM_CrE Thought it was pretty interesting. Especially the line: " Goldman Sachs is a hedge fund masquerading as an investment bank" Goldman trading investment bank Banking ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2011 - 9:21am -

  48. Pants are the new shirts?

    Has your MD approached you about this yet? Goldman credit Morgan Stanley Sachs Harvard Yale equity fund princeton private default swaps college hedge ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2014 - 4:26pm -

  49. Vault 2010 Prestige Rankings: Top 50 Investment Banks

    1 Goldman Sachs & Co. 2 The Blackstone Group 3 Morgan Stanley 4 J.P. Morgan Investment Bank 5 Lazard 6 Greenhill & Co. 7 Credit Suisse (Investment Banking Division) 8 Evercore Partners 9 Deutsche Bank AG 10 Rothschild 11 Barclays Capital 12 Perell ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2011 - 4:08pm -

  50. BAML IBD v. Goldman Legal-Prestige Factor?

    Hey guys, I have a good sense of the differences between BAML IBD and Goldman Legal, but I wanted to know which would provide the best exits and has the better prestige factor? I did BAML IBD this summer and liked it a decent amount, but am not sure what ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2011 - 5:22pm -

  51. Goldman Sachs Credit Risk

    Anyone have any info on Goldman Sachs Credit Risk Management and Advisory? Like comp, exit opps, hours, etc? Here are some responsibilities listed on their site: As a Credit Risk Management & Advisory professional, you might: * Discuss the capital str ...

    20 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  52. GS Elevator Gossip 5/15-5/23

    5/15/12 [Classic] #1: The Euro is dead. They're just bickering over who pays for the funeral. 5/21/12 "Retail investors should be circumspect of any offering they're able to get their hands on. If you can get it, you don't want it.&quo ...

    19 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 24 2012 - 5:05am -

  53. any advice for someone about to interview at Goldman?

    I have an in person interview at Goldman. any advice?! its an in person. any info or advice greatly appreciated Goldman ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 28 2018 - 7:53pm -

  54. Why GS?

    Interview question: Why Goldman Sachs? How would you guys answer this question? Serious answers only please.. Thanks! Goldman Investment Banking gs interview Goldman Sachs ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2010 - 10:16am -

  55. NY IBD- What are my chances?

    Hi all, first time poster I'm at a semi-target US school looking to break through to IBD. So far, no luck. My GPA is 4.0 and I have had some interviews at MM firms like EC,L,GH and R. The BBs and Cdn B5 (RBC, BMO, etc.) have not been easy although i ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 9 2010 - 11:16am -

  56. Deciding Between offers: Goldman Market Risk or Greenhill IBD

    Deciding between offers for SA at Greenhill in IBD and Goldman in Market Risk Management and Analysis. I'm probably interested in doing IBD FT, but not completely sure. I'm pretty sure the right decision is to just go for Greenhill, but want to ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2012 - 4:59pm -

  57. Do you have an office? cubicle? BB's specifically.

    In the IBD department, how do BB's divy up the office space? I know analysts and associates have cubicles, but what about VP's? And senior associates? Windows in offices? Haha this is a stupid question but I am genuinely interested in this. Gold ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 22 2009 - 5:09pm -

  58. Teach For America x Goldman Sachs? A match made in heaven?

    So for those of you who are unaware, Teach for America and Goldman Sachs firmly cemented their partnership this year. Goldman will be offering (at least) 20 minorities in the incoming Teach for America class summer internships. Do you all think this is a ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2011 - 12:00pm -

  59. Jefferies vs. Goldman

    Need help guys. Both IBD in NYC. Which would you choose and why? I know GS has better exit opps, but how much better? Also, is analyst pay higher at Jefferies? Any info is helpful. Thanks in advance. Goldman Goldman Sachs Jefferies ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2013 - 6:01pm -

  60. Goldman Reneging

    How do you think Goldman Sachs would react if they found out that you reneged on an offer at another bank to accept an offer with them? Is there any historical precedence (I am sure it is common)? Both NY and SF. Goldman Reneg ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 18 2009 - 2:12am -

  61. Who's second to Goldman Sachs?

    Probably a subjective question, but who do you think is behind GS? Goldman ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2009 - 7:25pm -

  62. PABG

    - Goldman Background Chec Preliminary Approval ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 1:02am -

  63. GS IBD to Blackstone R&R

    Hey all. I am starting at GS IBD next week at one of the top groups as a FT analyst. While I am really happy about this, I do feel that restructuring is really interesting and would love to do that at Blackstone. I don't know anyone at Blackstone, ho ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2013 - 8:57pm -

  64. Shirt Color for Business Casual at Goldman

    So I am going to be working at Goldman soon, and I am starting to accumulate clothes. I am going to be dressed in business casual mostly and was wondering what color you guys recommend for the dress shirts. I think I am going to be pretty conservative wit ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2012 - 9:39pm -

  65. Interview Process at Goldman

    I have my first round interview at Goldman Sachs next week. Does anyone know, if I advance, about how much time would pass between then and the next round (I guess the Super day)? Someone told me the next interview would be within a few days; I was assumi ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2008 - 4:58pm -

  66. Thoughts on Goldman vs Lending Club

    The NY Times had a report last week that Goldman Sachs (GS) is exploring an entrance into the consumer lending market.  Comparisons have been made between what Goldman has in mind for consumer lending and the company Lending Club (LC) that went public las ...

    13 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jun 25 2015 - 8:00am -

  67. Columbia vs Dartmouth vs Cornell for I-Banking/S&T/Wall Street

    Hi, I am a senior in high school and have recently been accepted to Columbia, Cornell, and Dartmouth. I am interested in investment banking/ trading /other wall street careers (early, I know) and was wondering which of the 3 schools would be best for my g ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2011 - 7:17pm -

  68. Mr. P and the Abacus

    Props to Conspicuous Cynic for this timely explanation of the Abacus crisis at Goldman: Eddie Braverman's blog Goldman humor abacus Blog ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2010 - 4:56pm -

  69. Worked @ Goldman IBD last summer and could use advice

    Hi all, I had the opportunity to work @ GS this past summer in IBD (industry group). Unfortunately I did not come away with an offer. I have decided to stay an extra semester and take another summer analyst position. I am looking at some of the better kno ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2011 - 7:56am -

  70. Lights are always on at Goldman

    Anyone else notice this? No matter what time it is, the building is always lit up with lights. I've been in other BBs, and if the rooms are empty, the lights shut off after a certain amount of time. But GS lights up the skyline. Are people really wor ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2012 - 5:52pm -

  71. Which of these three have better exit opportunities?

    . Goldman ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2015 - 3:35pm -

  72. MBB in Asia vs BB Structuring in London vs Everything else

    I'm a senior in a top school in Asia graduating in 2016. I've grinded through school, networked like crazy and completed internships in consulting, VC and Asset Management. I have an MBB offer in Asia (think Singapore/KL/HK) and a BB Equity Stru ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 29 2015 - 4:05am -

  73. Securities at GS or Operations at Barcap

    Hello, all. Thank you for showing interest in my forum. I am a third year college student who has been offered an internship position at the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs and at the Operations Divisions at Barclays Capital, respectively. I have har ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2011 - 8:43pm -

  74. OMG PEYTON IS CUT FORM THE COTS~!!!!!

    copy pasta'd form yahoo Peyton Manning's career with the Indianapolis Colts will reportedly end Wednesday. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the team will announce the release of the four-time league MVP at a news conference. Cutting him ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2012 - 9:17pm -

  75. n00bish Question about Goldman Sachs

    I don't really understand how GS is (historically at least) Wall Street's most profitable bank? How are they the most successful? Have their earnings been historically higher than any other investment banks (JPM, BofA, C)? Goldman Sachs Money ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2011 - 12:09am -

  76. Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group

    What are the thoughts on Goldman Sachs ' Urban Investment Group? I know it's not Goldman's Principal Investment Area/ PE Group, but it still bears the GS name. Would this fund be considered a top notch pre-MBA PE experience, or would it be ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:33pm -

  77. Big 4 vs. Accounting at Big Bank- Big bank such as Goldman?

    Where is a better place to start a career, a big bank such as Goldman, Morgan Stanley, or Deutsche in their Finance/Accounting department or working at a Big 4 firm? I assume Big 4 because you can get your CPA right? I am getting a Master's in Accoun ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 18 2016 - 1:04am -

  78. Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management Interview

    I am scheduled to have a 2nd phone interview with Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management. Does anyone have any tips on what to expect? It is for a Financial Investment Professional position? What questions can I expect to be asked? Thanks all. Goldman Sa ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2011 - 6:37pm -

  79. GS Financing vs. DB IBD

    Should I take a financing group at GS (someone can correct me on this, but I'm pretty sure I would have to stay in financing for 2 years before I can move laterally) or IBD at DB (could probably get into one of its top 3 groups). Any inputs on experi ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2015 - 10:40am -

  80. Goldman Sachs #2 Overall, Citi Is a Boiler Room, and SocGen Is the Pits

    This might come as a shock to some of you, but the people who work at Goldman Sachs are pretty happy about it. Glassdoor.com released an industry-wide report card on Friday, and not only did Goldman Sachs rank #2 in overall employee satisfaction (behind S ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2010 - 3:49am -

  81. Which business schools does GS recruit at?

    At which business schools does Goldman Sachs formally recruit for IB? Or, in other words, what's the "easiest" school to get into where GS recruits? Thanks. Goldman Investment Banking gs Recruiting Goldman Sachs Sachs ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2009 - 6:09pm -

  82. Is better to be...

    Interview question: Is it better to be hard working or smart? What do you guys say? Goldman interview Moelis Banking PE greenhill Morgan blackstone lazard ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2009 - 12:28am -

  83. Goldman SA to FT 2011

    So I've heard Goldman is known for having lower conversion rates for SA to FT compared to the rest of the BBs, but does anyone know what the percentage of interns for 2011 received offers in Sales and Trading? What are expectations for this year? Ans ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2011 - 11:24pm -

  84. Offer from Mckinsey vs banking offer

    Help! I am in a serious dilemma of choosing between the following: McKinsey offer (General Junior associate) and a local bank offer in structured products sales/structuring. My goal is to get into top business school in US H/W/S and then IB & S&T ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2010 - 12:41pm -

  85. TPG gets contrarian on distressed

    So in the private equity world everyone is bolstering up their distressed investing units EXCEPT TPG. TPG Capital decided to reduce the size of its $6 billion distressed fund targeting financial institutions by 25%. TPG told investors it was scaling back ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2009 - 7:33pm -

  86. Los Angeles Financial Sponsors Groups

    Hey, New to WSO and am looking to recruit for a SA internship next fall. I go to a target school in the east coast but am originally from LA. I decided that I'll probably stay in the west coast upon graduation. I'm looking to ultimately recruit ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2016 - 9:02pm -

  87. GS IBD "Strategic Relationship Management"

    Scoured search function but found nothing... Can anybody shed light on GS 's "Strategic Relationship Management?" Being interviewed for FT position. Assumed it was not a great gig because it's not traditional IBD and seems like marketi ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2011 - 12:21pm -

  88. The Fabulous Fab is Still Kicking

    Here's a fun one. Remember Fabrice Toure, owner of the infamous emails from Goldman that the SEC is still battling of Abacus? Apparently, he is now at University of Chicago and is even a TA. [quote]The SEC sued Goldman and Mr. Tourre, then a vice pre ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2013 - 11:27am -

  89. Goldman Sachs Summer First Round Interview

    Hi, I could really use some help with this. I am going to have a first round phone interview for one of the Credit Strategies desks at Goldman. In the job description it says they are looking for a Desk Strategist to join the Strategies team in the Securi ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 6 2010 - 9:29pm -

  90. GS Desk Strategist SA or Low Tier BB S&T

    Although I already verbally accepted an offer for a low tier BB sales and trading position, I recently got an email requesting an interview for Goldman Desk Strategist. From my understanding, the position sounds like a heavy quant MFE type role. Do you th ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2015 - 3:02pm -

  91. GS Prinicpal Strategies

    Is there a Goldman macro prop desk that trades rates / currencies / etc.? Is that a particular desk within Principal Strategies? Also is GS Principal Strategies different from GS Investment Partners? What is the difference? Thanks! Goldman trading ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2010 - 8:29pm -

  92. Offer decision: GS LevFin vs MS TMT

    Hi Guys, I have two offers: One is for GS Leveraged Finance and the other is for the Morgan Stanley TMT Group. Which one should I choose regarding working hours, lifestyle and exit opportunities? (Salary is roughly the same) Thanks for your help! Goldman ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2010 - 7:26pm -

  93. Goldman Sachs Hate Blog, Unreal

    http://www.goldmansachs666.com/ Absolutely unreal what some people will do to get attention. Goldman credit crisis collapse ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2009 - 7:39pm -

  94. Wall Street Oasis in NY Times- Dealbook

    Wall Street Oasis mentioned in the NY Times Dealbook section today right here: http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/29/in-au......we'll ignore the fact that I was misquoted:-)-Patrick Goldman NY Times ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 30 2010 - 8:26pm -

  95. Undergrad Dilemma

    Just looking for a little advice here: I'm having a lot of indecision about my college plans for the next 2-3 years. Right now I'm a sophomore at UCA (a semi-target at best), and I'm killing it academically(3.9)8 and have a PWM internship t ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 31 2010 - 3:45pm -

  96. choose between GS, McK and Deutsche offers

    Hi, all Sincerely appreciate any advice on the following... I am in a very fortunate dilemma (1) Goldman Sachs- Associate, IBD (2) Deutsche- AVP, Private Equity (3) McKinsey- Associate, Private Equity Practice which one to pick or turn down? Thanks in adv ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2010 - 3:13am -

  97. Goldman Struggles

    Is the king dead? Doth the emperor wear no clothes? I hardly doubt anybody will be holding a wake for Goldman Sachs any time soon, but it is an indisputable reality that the (perhaps soon to be ex) King of Wall Street is reeling and on the ropes. The news ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2011 - 12:45pm -

  98. American University vs. George Washington University

    Which one is better in terms of rep on wall street. I know Gary Cohn (COO of Goldman) and a few JP Morgan, Goldman & Barcap IB guys went to AU. But I don't know about GWU. So whats the consensus? Which is better for IB (I know they are both non- ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2010 - 5:01pm -

  99. Goldman Sachs Analyst Interview Timeline

    Had my initial phone interview for Goldman Operations Analyst in Salt Lake City on Thursday. My interviewer said great after all of my questions, we shared a handful of laughs, and at the end she said it was a pleasure speaking with me. I then asked when ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2010 - 2:02am -

  100. AIG Bonus Just a Distraction?

    Pay no attention to the man behind the green curtain... Goldman AIG Paulson ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2009 - 9:25am -

  101. Goldman best S&T group

    Just out of curiousity: like forex is the strongest product for DB S&T, what's the strongest product groups for Goldman S&T? Goldman ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2013 - 7:21am -

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